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Archive for May, 2013

Birthday Cards using the KISS Technique

The KISS Technique by:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide KISS stands for Keep It Simple Stamper and it is a handy approach to save you time and have cards ready to go at the drop of a hat.  You know, like when you forget Uncle Mike’s birthday and find out he is coming for a visit […]

Side Step Christmas Card

Vintage Christmas by:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Couple, tree, greeting and snowflakes (all Oxford Impressions Paper: Scarlet Jewel (Papertrey Ink) Solar White (Neenah) Patterned Paper, Season’s Greetings (My Mind’s Eye) Ink: Archival Jet Black (Ranger) Versamark (Tsukineko) Other: Labels 10 die (Spellbinders) Ebosser (Craftwell) Enchanted Gold embossing […]

Birthday Boot

This is a card I made for niece’s birthday.  She is going to be 16 and loves country music. The boot stamp is from Great Impressions and the sentiment is from Impression Obsession. The pink layer  on this card was cut with a Spellbinder’s die called A2 Fancy Ribbon Threader.  This is a die set […]

May Card to die for-Vickie’s View

Thinking of You By Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide I am on the design team at Paper Temptress and recently we did a blog hop for Heartfelt Creations.  We were each given a stamp set and a die that matched it to work with.  My set was Posy Patch.  All the paper is from Paper Temptress.  […]

May Trail Map-Vickie’s View

  God’s Blessings By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50″ x 4.24″ Supplies: Stamps: Recollections by Michaels–I bought this set at Michael’s recently.  I see no real name for it. Paper: Marina Mist (Stampin’ Up!) Bashful Blue (Stampin’ Up!) Not Quite Navy (Stampin’ Up!) Baha Breeze (Stampin’ Up!) Ink: Marina Mist (Stampin’ Up!) […]

May 2013 Trail Map-Debbie’s View

 TA Mouton Barn…100 years old  By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5 X 7 inches Supplies: Stamps: TA Moulton Barn (Stampa Rosa) Flowers  (internet coloring page) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Paper: White (Paper Temptress) Cream (from stash) Chocolate Box (Core’dinations) Meadow & Breeze (Studio k) David Tutera card blanks (Core’dinations) Copic Markers (.too): Barn: E11,E13, E15, E31,E33, […]

May 2013 Trail Map-Map Master’s View

lTime By: Ken Schneider, map master Finished card size:5.50 x 7.00 inches Here’s the sketch: SUPPLIES: STAMPS: Moments (Hero arts) Writing (Stampers Anonymous) PAPER: Black card stock (C.S.) (from stash) White C.S. (from stash) Gold C.S. (from stash) INK: Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko) OTHER: Clock die (Tim Holtz) Triangle die (Sizzix) Clock gears (Spellbinder embossing […]

May 2013 Trail Map

Here is the trail map for May.  I love the diamond shape.  Below you will find what the Stamper’s Quest team has done with the sketch. Stamp Credits:  Hero Arts and Stampers Anonymous.  Tune in tomorrow to see the Map Master’s step by step directions. Stamp Credits:  Stampa Rosa.  Debbie will also have a tutorial […]

It’s a Zombie Mash

Zombie Mash by Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide    Finished Card Size: 6 X 6 inches Supplies: Stamps: internet free coloring page Zombie Family Paper: Red  (from my stash) White (from my stash) Cream (from my stash) Ink: Distress ink (Ranger) Barn Door, Crushed Olive and Rusty Hinge used on Zombie image Black Soot, Barn Door, Wild […]

Side Step Card-Debbie’s View

Fairy Garden by:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Card size: 6.5 X 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: digital images from (Scrapbook Stamp Society) Paper: Light purple ( from stash) Four Seasons (The Paper Studio) Copic Makers (.too): Blue / Purple fairy: Hair-YR20, YR23, YR27 Skin-E00, E31, R20 dress and wings-B02, B00, B0000, B04, V12, V15 Pink […]

Side-Step Card-Nancy’s View

Live among the Flowers By:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Unmounted (maker unknown) Paper: Hobby Lobby 8.5” x 11” Ink: Wild Wasabi (StampinUp) Other: Paper Flowers (K & Company) Paper cutter scissors adhesive Directions: Cut your cardstock as you would for an A2 card (cutting the paper […]

May’s Technique-Side Step Card

Splitcoast Stamper’s has a really good tutorial on how to make a side step card here.  I didn’t really think I could improve upon it.  They also have directions for a circular variation here.  I used the circular directions for the card above.  This card is a little more difficult to make than the rectangular […]

Side Step Card-Vickie’s View

    Natural Beauty By: Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card size:  4.25 x 5.50 Supplies: Stamps: Natural Beauty Set (Stampin Up) Paper: Shades of Purple (from my stash) Base card is 5.5 x 8.5″ Ink: VersaMark (Tsukineko) Other: Bleach Foam Squares (from stash) Silver and Gold Paint Pen (Elmers) Purple Metallic Embossing Powder (Stampendous) […]

Side Step Card-Cathy’s View

Choose Happiness Mermaid Card By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5.5 inches by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: mermaid (Sweet Pea) fish (Stamping Sensations) Seahorses (Viva Las Vegastamps) Paper: Blueberry Sky card stock (Papertrey Ink) Uncharted Waters Patterned Paper (Glitz) Solar White (Neenah) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Archival Jet Black (Ranger) Copic Markers […]

Welcome to May

This month Stamper’s Quest is looking at side step cards, also know as stair step cards.  This type of card will stand on it’s own, fits into an A2 envelope and makes a nice alternative to a normal card. As you may have seen we are also having a Design Team Call.  More information can […]