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Masked Thank You Card

Finished card size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Continuing with one of our monthly techniques of a few months ago, the masking technique, I thought I would show you something a little different.  This method can create fun and stunning backgrounds on your cards.  Come join me in the studio as we can get started! Supplies: Stamps: […]

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 […]

A Polished Stone Christmas Card

Finished Card Size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Santa (Inkadinkado) Joy and Merry Christmas words (Hot Off the Press) Snowflakes (Hot Off the Press and The Angel Company) Papers: Cream cardstock (Staples) Dark Blue cardstock (Bazzill) Designer paper from stash (Unknown) Polished Stone panel Inks: Mustard Seed and Sapphire Distress ink pads (Ranger) Black Versafine ink pad […]

July 2012 Trail Map

Summer is in full swing and we have a sizzling new Trail Map to feature for your creative starting point.  Check out our fantastic Artistic Guides’ interpretations of this month’s map. So many different ideas and views from one map! Who would know you could come up with so many different looks!  Enjoy this month’s […]

June 2012 Trail Map

June’s trail map features a tag.  Tags are great for featuring a focal image or a sentiment.  Check out our Artistic Guides’ interpretations this month and see if their views can inspire you to create your own card with a tag! Stamps: Blockheads Rubber Stamps Stamps: Gina K Designs Stamps: The Angel Company Stamps: PSX, Hero Arts […]

Poinsettia Christmas Ornament

I love creating Christmas ornaments. I really love that I can play with glitter and shiny stuff and it never seems overboard for holiday decorations.  Even the dog ended up with glitter all over him while I was making these!  Come join me as I guide you through making your own 3-D ornament you can […]

Holiday Blizzard: Halloween Charm

I belong to a mixed-media group where I’ve participated in a year-long mixed media swap. September’s project was particularly challenging: create a Halloween charm. First, I’ve never made a charm and second, I don’t own any Halloween stamps or other craft goodies. What was I going to do? Today I’m going to share the project […]

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Bea’s View **RRR**

Top of the Mornin’ I think I shared with you about my trying to spend more time in my studio  this year. The past two years were difficult for me to try and be creative. I decided this year I was going to spend more time creating for me!  As a way to force myself to […]

February 2011 Trail Map

The different ways this Trail Map can be interpreted are almost endless.  This sketch will make beautiful cards, no matter what the occasion. Enjoy the different ways our team interpreted this sketch! Stamp Credits: Rubbernecker, Meer Images, Inkadinkado Stop by tomorrow for Grandpa Ken’s step by step directions. Stamp Credits: Stampers Anonymous and 100 Proof […]

Pocket Journal

I made a decision that in 2011 I need to make more time for creativity. The last couple of years just have not been kind to my creative muse.  To help me in my endeavor, I signed up to participate in a year-long swap on the Latest Trends in Mixed Media Art Yahoo group.  This swap looks like […]

Holiday Quickies: Joyfold Christmas

 Finished card size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps:                                                                                                           Angel Stamp (I Love Rubber Stamps) Script stamp (The Angel Company) Sentiment stamps (The Angel Company) Poinsettia stamp (Stampabilities) Papers: Lipstick Red cardstock (The Angel Company) Palo Verde green cardstock (Bazzill) Holly patterned paper (unknown) Inks: Versamark watermark ink pad (Tsukineko) Galaxy Gold Brilliance ink pad (Tsukineko) […]

Sweet Grass Stamps: Bea’s View

Christmas Ornament/Pendant By: Bea Rosenleaf, Publisher This sheet of unmounted rubber stamps from Sweet Grass Stamps is magnificent!  The possibilities with these images is limitless; I had a really tough time deciding what to make for these projects.  Of the three that I made, I decided to write up the directions for the ornament. If […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: 3-D Explosion Box

You have to read through the directions to find out what surprise this box holds inside!  First, decide what type of theme you want to use to create your box. Then gather the supplies you will need to decorate it.  For this box, a Birthday theme with three layers of butterflies is used. The layers are […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Surprise Flag Book

Have I told you that I love making books?  Books are cool gifts to give. You can make them and leave them blank for the recipient to complete with whatever theme they would like, or you can finish a book with a theme to give. You can make them for absolutely any occasion or any […]

One Sheet Wonders and Photographs

I love taking pictures (almost more than stamping…oooh did I say that?!), and I love making cards. When I can combine my two loves, I’m in heaven! Using the following techinque, I can combine both loves and create many cards at one time. I think I love that even more! Read on… Several years ago […]

Club Scrap: Bea’s View

Lime green?  Oh my, what to do.  I must say this was definitely a challenge for me. I looked at this paper and it just didn’t talk to me. Know what I mean? Do you ever have those projects/colors/stamps that just don’t inspire you?  It seems like it took me forever to decide what to […]

Inside Out: Christmas in July?

What better time to start those Christmas cards than now?  Get a head start and by the time the season arrives, you’ll be prepared and have one less thing to get done. That means………less stress and MORE TIME to craft!   I have a little group of ladies who get together at my house one evening […]

Rubbadubbadoo Rubber Stamps: Bea’s View

By: Bea Rosenleaf, Publisher    Framed Watercolor My main stamps from Rubbadubbadoo center around the ocean, or water. The ocean is my favorite place to be, so creating with these stamps is fun and easy!  I also have some other stamps from Rubbadubbadoo that I purchased, which I will share with you here as well.  I […]

The Standards: Seek Joy

Finished card size: 9.375″ x 4.125″ Fits a #10 business envelope  Supplies: Stamps: Memories Sentiment Flourish, Art Warehouse (Hampton Arts) Life Defined, Art Warehouse (Hampton Arts) Papers: 2 pieces of 8.5″ x 11″ White cardstock (Staples) Designer paper (Kurio) Scraps of Black cardstock (unknown) Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad (Tsukineko) Distress inks: (Ranger)      […]

Sunday International: Bea’s View

I received the ‘It’s a Boy’ stamp set from Sunday International. Well, actually, I must tell the truth. I originally received the Coffee Pots stamp set and swapped with Jennifer (Who by the way did a much better job with those coffee pots than I ever would have!).  As I sat looking at these stamps […]