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Split Negative Christmas Cards

Christmas Bell By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  5.5 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: bell (I Brake for Stamps) ivy background (Impression Obsession) Paper: Solar White (Neenah) All Spruced Up (Gina K Designs) Gold Pearlized (Colorbok) Patterned paper-Times and Seasons, This and That, Season’s Greetings (Echo Park) Patterned paper-Traditions (Carta Bella) Ink: Versa mark […]

July 2013 Trail Map

Here is the sketch Regena created for us this month:   First up, we have the Map Master’s card.  Watch for a step by step to publish tomorrow.   stamp credits:  Stampabilities     stamp credits:  Squigglefly stamp credits:  Stampin’ Up!   stamp credits:  unknown stamp credits:  Hero Arts, Stampendous and Inkadinkado Regena was kind […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Cathy’s View

Sewing Notions By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: sewing notions, “Moments” sentiment on front and girl with pattern (I Brake for Stamps) inside sentiment (Pink by Design) Paper: Simply Chartreuse (Papertrey Ink) Blueberry Sky (Papertrey Ink) Summer Fresh collection (Simple Stories) The Station collection (My Mind’s Eye) Ink: Black […]

Holiday Blizzard: Christmas Canvas

 Christmas Canvas Finished size:  11 X 14 inches Editor’s Note:  Debbie didn’t tell us what she is going to do with this gorgeous piece of art.  It would certainly make a wonderful gift for someone you love very much.  It would also make a wonderful wall hanging to bring out for the holidays year after […]

April 2012 Trail Map: Debbie’s View

Card size 5″ x 6.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Butterfly Collage Stamp (I Brake for Stamps) Mariposa (Innovative Stamping Creation) Paper: Blue (Paper Temptress) White  (Paper Temptress) Black (unknown) Green (unknown) Ink: Memento Black Tuxedo (Tsukineko) Other: Embossing Folder  (Couture Creations) Acrylic embellishments  (Accent Scrapbooking) Glitter on a Roll leaves  (Recollections) Paper Trimmer Glue dots double stick tape Copic […]

The Serenades: Debbie’s View

Hark the Herald Angels Sing Finished Card size:  5′”x 6.5″     Supplies: Stamps: Swirl angel, Time to Stamp (I Brake for Stamps) Solid angel (Recollections) Saying (Alias Smith & Rowe, Retired) Snowflake swirls (Recollections) Paper White ultra smooth (Paper Temptress) Green (Paper Temptress) White card base (Recollections) Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko) Gold pigment  ink (Color […]

Holiday Blizzard 2011: Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Book

Christmas TP Roll Book By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished size:  approx. 2.25″ x 4″   Supplies: Stamps: Child by Old Time Car, Evergreen branch and Holly Collage  from Time to Stamp Collection (I Brake for Stamps) Christmas Ornament (Innovative Stamp Creations) Music Background and “Noel” (Flourishes) Three Angels (Bella Rosa) Tree Scene (Non Sequitor) Evergreen […]

May 2011 Trail Map

This month’s trail map created a lot of enthusiasm from our artistic guides.  A couple of guides submitted multiple cards, and some included detailed directions that will be posted over several days.  There’s a surprising assortment of designs and colors as well.  Grandpa Ken, our resident biker, did a card all in shades of pink, and […]

Reflections: Imagine

 Finished card size 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Girl gazing at reflection (I Brake For Stamps) “Imagine” (I Brake For Stamps) Background Basics Polka Dot (Papertrey Ink) Paper: White (Neenah) Lemon Tart (Papertrey Ink) Pure Poppy (Papertrey Ink) Ocean Tides (Papertrey Ink) Patterned Paper Early Bird (Cosmo Cricket) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Memento London […]

Special Folds – Spring Card

Spring Card By: Penny Yoder, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 5.25″ x 5.25″ Supplies: Stamps: I Brake For Stamps Paper: Bo-Bunny 1 – 5.25″ x 10.5″ cardstock 1 – 5″ x 2.375″ design paper for the ‘base’ of the card 2 – 2″ x 2″ square, designer paper, cut at a diagonal making 4 triangles 1 […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Christmas Memories Handmade Journal

By: Stephanie Loomis, Artistic Guide  Finished size: 6”x8” Supplies: Stamps:          Joy of Christmas, Simply Christmas, Heart Sings, Joy (The Angel Company) I Will Honor Christmas (Rubber Cottage) Silent Night Plate #064 (I Brake for Stamps) Fear Not, Angel Wreath (Sweet Grass Stamps) Wonderful Counselor (Artful Illusions) Paper:                        Figgy Pudding patterned cardstock, 5-6 sheets of your […]

July Sketch

July Sketch Card By: Regena The sketch card this month is so versatile and fun!  Lines intersect to create visual division in the card, with circles and rectangles for added interest.  Our Artistic Guides certainly enjoyed working with this sketch. The sketch is a great one to use scrap paper sitting in your stash!  How about flowers? Chipboard? Ribbon?  […]

Dusting Stripes

I had some fun today playing with the “stripes” technique from Color Conversations.  Darlene shares a really cool tip about making sure stripes are masked off evenly in chapter 6 of the DVD.  As with most of her tips, it has to do with Eclipse tape and is easy and practical. Darlene also uses the […]

End of the Trail with I Brake for Stamps

Did you bring your cup o’ Joe with you, or cuppa tea, before settling down for today’s featured designs?  If not, we’ll wait for you while you go get a cup! Then sit back, relax and enjoy! Sadly, we are at the end of our feature for I Brake for Stamps. But that doesn’t mean […]

I Brake for Stamps, Day 4

We’re nearing the end of our hike this week with I Brake for Stamps.  These stamps are a joy to work with. Deeply etched, excellent quality red rubber that is available as cling mounted or unmounted.  Whatever you prefer, you will enjoy creating with the crisp clean images. Remember that special going on for Stamper’s Quest’s […]

I Brake for Stamps, Day 3

Today we continue our exploration down the trail examining the wonderful images of I Brake for Stamps! And remember, our readers have an exclusive coupon code when ordering stamps from I Brake for Stamps. But it’s only good through midnight, April 30th!  Enter STAMPERSQUEST in the coupon code box for your 15% discount. Today’s featured Artistic Guides […]

I Brake for Stamps, Day 2

More I Brake for Stamps for you today. Della’s designs are great fun, and come from years of loving the art: I used to stamp when my daughter was little, which was about 20 years ago. As of now, I have no time to stamp because of the business. I must say though, that I have […]

April Featured Company – I Brake for Stamps

This month we feature samples from I Brake for Stamps, a “Ma and Pa” rubber stamp internet company that began in 2004. Della and her husband operate the business on a full-time basis. They boast over 3,000 images to choose from.  Their stamps are excellent quality, deeply etched red rubber that you can order as cling foam […]