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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!) […]

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 […]

Playing With Paper

Playing with paper by:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide When I first began stamping several years ago, I treated paper like it was priceless.  In fact, I was so careful that most of what I ‘created’ did not feel very creative.  One day as I made another card that looked very similar to all the others; […]

February Trail Map-Debbie’s View

     I Love You By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide    Finished Card Size 5 X 6.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Love Declaration  (Penny Black) Happy Vallentines Day   (Stamp Oasis) Heart Border   (Hero Arts) Paper: Glossy White (stash) Silver (Stash) White (Stash) Black (Stash) Sweet Cakes  6 X6 Pad (Doodlebug Design) Ink: Memento Black […]

Polished Stone-Debbie’s View

    A Gift for You By:  Debbie Ebat,  Artistic Guide Finished card Size:   5 X 6.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Bella with Flowers (Wild Rose Studio) Paper: Glossy From my Stash Black (Paper Temptress) White (Paper Temptress) Ink: Memento Black (Tsukineko) Pinata color Senorita Magenta (Jacquard) Pinata Chile pepper (Jacquard) Raspberry Adirondack bright (Ranger) […]

Polished Stone-Cathy’s View

Get Outside By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished card size 6  by 6 inches Supplies: Stamps: Large flower (Stamping Sensations) “Get Outside” (Technique Tuesday) Paper: Black card stock (Bazzill) Solar white card stock (Neenah) Kromekote Glossy card stock (Marco’s Paper) Ink: Alcohol inks in watermelon, shell pink, pebble, copper, aqua, cloudy blue, sailboat blue, sandal and […]

Polished Stone: Vickie’s View

Polished Stone Blossom By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.5 x 4.25″ SUPPLIES Stamps: Heartfelt Creations HC-224-B Stampin’ Up–Silhouette Sentiments Paper: All Paper used is from Paper Temptress Violet Mica Metallic Azalea Mica Metallic Ice Pearl–I used this as my glossy cardstock Ink: Pink Passion (Stampin’ Up!) Eggplant Adirondack Alcohol Ink (Ranger) Wild […]

Triadic Color Schemes

Our emphasis is on color this year here at Stamper’s Quest with the monthly challenges focusing on different color schemes, so I thought I would continue that topic here on my blog post.  The sample I have made today uses a triadic color scheme.  Specifically, my card uses yellow orange, green blue and red violet. […]

Holiday Quickies: Ribbon Angel

Finished card size: 5.5” x 4.25” Supplies: Stamps: Magic of the Season (Paula Best) Paper: Print and Solid Blue Winter Matstack (DCWV) White Cardstock (Unknown) Ink: Deep Lagoon Versafine ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: 2.5” Holiday Ribbon with wire edges Birthstone gems (Darice) Directions: Cut white 5.5” x 8.5” and fold in half. Cut  blue print […]

Sweet Grass Stamps: Stephanie’s View

 A Sweet Grass Holiday Stephanie Loomis, Artistic Guide and Editor-in-Chief                                                                                                                                                                                   finished card size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ I had a grand time with these terrific images.  I made a variety of cards and got to play with lots of coloring techniques: alcohol based markers, watercolor crayons, and colored pencils. I think my favorite, though, is […]

ATC Transformers: Friends

Finished card size:  4.25″ x 5.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Girlfriends Matter (Inkadinkado #1205) Here’s To My Friends (River City Rubber Works #1970-G) Paper: Dark Pink (ClubScrap, Jubilee kit – Jan 2010) Light Pink (ClubScrap, Jubilee kit – Jan 2010) Dark Pink Print (ClubScrap, Jubilee kit – Jan 2010) Midnight (ClubScrap, Jubliee kit – Jan 2010) Vanilla […]

A Reflection

I don’t know about you, but September rolls around faster every year for me. When the kids go back to school, I like to take time to reflect about the summer and plan toward the holidays that I know will sneak up on me. This year, however, school started in August, so I’m a bit […]

Crafter’s Companion: Stephanie’s view

It’s Friday afternoon and the weather is perfect. Popcorn decides that today is the day for a round of golf!  After his game of golf he’s off for another celebration. My he’s a busy bear! Finished card size: A2 (5.5″ x 4.25″) My grandfather golfed three times a week until he had a stroke at 92. […]

Crafter’s Companion: Roni’s view

Welcome back to day 3 of Popcorn’s adventures. After all his hard work wrapping presents yesterday, today Popcorn is taking a well deserved break and going fishing!  He’s also celebrating a very special day.  Popcorn the Fishing Bear Finished Size: 5″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps:  Fishing Popcorn Bear (Crafter’s Companion) Ink: Coffee and Black Archival […]

Feeling “Owl” Over the Place

August is one of those transition months where life is all turned outside in. It’s still summer (and here in Georgia, that means hot and humid) but the stores are full of Fall–and even Christmas!  My daughters go back to school August 5 (isn’t that unconstitutional or immoral or something?) and there are days I’m […]

Club Scrap: Jennifer’s View

By: Jennifer Willis, Artistic Guide Masculine Birthday Card  Finished card size: 5.5 x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Love and Laugh Unmounted Rubber (Club Scrap) Paper: Pure and Simple Paper Pack (Club Scrap) Inks: Top Boss Clear Embossing Ink (Clear Snap) Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad (Tsukineko) Opalite Nordic Ice Ink Pad (Tsukineko) Other: Pewter Brads (Unknown) […]

Guest Artist: Kathie McGuire

Kathie McGuire, Artist What a treat we have for you this month. Kathie McGuire, of Gilbert, Arizona, is our guest artist.  Kathie’s creative talent never ceases to amaze those who follow her. The creative process seems to come effortlessly to her!  You will enjoy thewonderful project she is sharing with us this month. It uses […]

July 2010 Trail Map

July 2010 Trail Map by Regena This month’s trail map has a lot going on! What to do with those three stips?  Our talented Guides have figured it!  Check out their beautiful and varied take on this month’s map. And you’re in for treats all week long. We not only have our Map Master’s rendition […]

Inside Out with Silhouette

 Finished card size: A2 (4.25″ x 5.5″) I love my Silhouette Personal Die Cutter. I know a lot of people swear by the Cricut, but I love the versatility of a machine that lets me create my own designs, cuts any TruType font, AND has inexpensive downloads as an option. I have the original machine, […]

Inside Out: Panel Card

This month’s project is to make a card where the inside as well as the outside of the card is decorated.  I chose to do a birthday card with floral designs in shades of orchid, green, and yellow.  By changing  just one of the sentiments you can make a card for any occasion you choose. Finished […]