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Archive for March, 2013

By the Sea

By the Sea By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Size:  4.25 x 5.50 Stamps: Rowboat (Impression Obsession) Best Wishes (Northwoods) I am a lover of Distress Ink Pads, so I just had to have the distress markers. I stamped the rowboat image on watercolor paper with Black Stazon.  I added a little color around the edges of […]

Cards of Caring by Nola J. Burkhard

Hello Stampers, I’m so glad you came by Stamper’s Quest today as I have several cards to share with you and an exciting event to tell you about.  The cards I have to share with you today are really all on the more simple side of card making.  That’s because I often hear the phrase: […]

Christmas Easel Card

Candy Cane Fairy By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  About 5.5 inches diameter Supplies: Stamps: Candy Cane Fairy (Faerie Song) “Naughty or Nice” (Faerie Song) Paper: Avalanche white (Bazzill) Solar White (Neenah) Patterned Paper (Echo Park) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Archival Jet Black (Ranger) Dies: Grand Scalloped Circle (Spellbinders) Ribbon Tag Trio 3 […]

March Cards “to die for”-Vickie’s View

I LOVE OLIVE By: Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50 x 4.25 Supplies: Stamps: Nature’s Path (Rubber Stamp Tapestry) You’re Special (unknown) Best Blossom (Stampin’ Up) Ink: Versacolor Green Tea (Tsukineko) Wild Honey Distress (Ranger) Mellow Moss (Stampin’ Up) Orange (Stampabilities) Always Artichoke (Stampin’ Up) Other: Classic Scalloped Oval Small (Spellbinders) Grand Big […]

March 2013 Trail Map-Vickie’s View

Double Letterpress By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  4.25 x 5.50 Recently I was online and saw a technique on Stamp TV called Double Letterpress.  I just love techniques and just had to try this one. As a reminder, here is the sketch. You take an embossing folder and apply distress ink to […]

March 2013 Trail Map-Map Master’s View

Fintastic By: Ken Schneider, Map Master Finished card size: 5.5 by 8 inches Lets make a wobble fish on a Fintastic blue card stock. Here’s the sketch. SUPPLIES: PAPER: Black card stock (C.S.) (from stash) Blue wavy C.S. (Hot off the Press) Frosted teal C.S. (Bazzill) White C.S. (from stash) Dark blue C.S. (from stash) […]

March 2013 Trail Map

Regena created another dynamic sketch for us this month.  The arrows (or triangles) really caught my eye.  Here’s how the designers interpreted it this month. Ken flipped the map and made a fun aquatic card.  His step by step directions will post tomorrow. Stamp Credits:  Stampin’ Up!. Vickie has also provided directions for her card […]

Triple Easel Table Display

Finished Size: 4-1/4″ x 11″ x 4-1/4″ Meet one of my beautiful granddaughters, Chistine, better known as Chrissy.  Chrissy is my model for today’s Outfitter Project.  I adore this photo I took of her last fall when we were all together for a picnic. Isn’t she beautiful? (Yes, that’s just me being biased! She IS my […]

Easel Card-Cathy’s View

Especially for you By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Bud Vase (Glitz Designs) “Especially for you” (Hot off the Press) Paper: Innocent Pink card stock (Gina K Designs) Patterned Paper Fairy Belle (Prima) Inks: Distress Ink in Antique Linen and Vintage Photo (Ranger) Memento Ink in Rosebud and […]

Easel Card-Nancy’s View

Birdhouse by:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Finished size: 4.5 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Verse, bird and bird cage (Outlines by Hampton Arts) Paper: white card stock  (Marco’s paper) leaf green card stock (Hobby Lobby) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Other: Memento Markers in Desert Sand, Pear Tart, Summer Sky and Cantaloupe (Tsukineko) gold pen […]

Easel Card-Debbie’s View

   A Little Cupcake By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  6″ x  4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Sweet Thing (Penny Black) Saying (Morning Star) Paper: light yellow for card base, cut at 6 X 8.25 inches (from stash) light yellow for card topper, cut at 6 X 4.25 inches (from stash) 2 pieces dark pink […]

Easel Card: Vickie’s View

Canadian Geese By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide                                                                                                                                                                   […]

Easel Card-Nola’s View

  Celebrate By:  Nola Burkhard, Artistic Guide Finished Size: 4.5 by 5.5 Inches Supplies: Stamps: Love Letters Alphabet, Feeling Sentimental (Stampin’ Up!) Inks: Tea Stain, Blue, Charcoal (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: Marina Mist card stock and World Spectacular Designer Series Paper (Stampin’ Up!) Other: Marina Mist Pleated Ribbon (Stampin’ Up!) Scrap of River Rock card stock (Stampin’ Up!) Adhesives (Stampin’ Up!) Dimensional […]

Easel Card General Directions

Easel Card By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches (A2) Supplies: card stock cut at 4.25 by 11 inches for a vertical card card stock cut at 5.5 by 8.5 for a horizontal card scoring tool strong adhesive such as Score Tape additional card stock stamps ink Directions: This tutorial is based […]

In Like a Lion-March 2013

Here in the St. Louis area, March is definitely coming in like a lion.  After a winter with almost no snow, we’re getting a fair amount of snow (for us).  This is a picture I took at the St. Louis Zoo.  I think he looks quite relaxed. Well, here at Stamper’s Quest, we’re focusing on easel […]