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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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

Made for Each Other

  Love By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50 x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Made for each other (Impression Obsession) Embossing Folders: Love (Sizzix) Edge (Stampin’ Up!) Oval (Stampin’ Up!) Cardstock: Red (from my stash) White (from my stash) Ink: Warm Red (Color Box) I made this card for my son’s wedding.  Their colors […]

April 2013 Trail Map

Here is the map for April, showcasing a popular banner motif.  Let’s see what our artists did with this sketch. stamp credits:  Seaside Stampin’ Ink Ken will have a full tutorial on his card tomorrow. stamp credits:  Stampin’ Up! stamp credits:  Stampin’ Up! stamp credits: Hampton Arts and Hero Arts Debbie will also be providing […]

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 […]

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 […]

November 2011 Trail Map

Wow!  What a wonderful bunch of eye-candy we have for your viewing pleasure this month.  Each of the participating artistic guides has outdone themselves on the lovely sketch Regena did for us.  There’s a rainbow of color here, not to mention the individual interpretations and subject matter from each artist. Regena’s sketch is shown below: […]

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 […]

Patterned Papers

Patterned Papers Finished card size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies for Card #1 Stamps: Pamela (About Art Accents) Sentiment (Inkadinkado) Paper: Chocolate Kiss (Gina K Designs) Ocean Tides (Papertrey Ink) Solar White (Neenah) Patterned Paper (Hot off the Press) Ink: India Ink Black (Stewart Superior) Other: Dies:  Maga Deckled Rectangle Small, Labels 4 and Labels 4 […]

July 2011 Trail Map

  Join us this month on the Side Trail to see the lovely cards created by our talented Artistic Guides.  This month’s map is unusual, and can be turned so many ways to provide lots of innovative ways to make a card.  Thanks again, Regena!  Stamp Credits:  Hot off the Press and Crafty Secrets Ken […]

June 2011 Trail Map

Sometimes I think that designing the composition of a card is the hardest part of card making.  You choose your images, and the reason for the card, the papers, and the colors, but then you have to decide how to make all the elements work together.  Maybe that is why I enjoy Regena’s sketches so […]

Things That Fly: Lorraine’s View

By: Lorraine Revalee, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5.5” x 4.25” Supplies: Stamps: Bee (JudiKins) Dragonflies (Impression Obsession, Mega Mount) Sentiment (PSX) Honeycomb (Stampers Anonymous) Paper: Tropical Green paper (Paper Cut) Black card stock (Marco’s) White card stock (Marco’s) Silver mirror card stock (Marco’s) Ink: Colorbox white (Clearsnap) Versafine black (Tsukineko) Other: Silver Fire Opal […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010:Festive Fall Charm Bracelet

 This project actually started out as an exercise to test different inks on shrink plastics.  I decided to make it a Welcome Fall bracelet project (because I needed one!) and it’s that time of year.   This would also make a great birthday gift and is versatile enough to make it for any event or holiday.  […]

September 2010 Trail Map

The smell and feel of autumn is in the air. Soon the weather will change and we will once again be forced inside where it is warm and cozy.  To get you back into the mood for spending time during those cold days to come, we have a super cool trail map to share with […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Autumn Leaves Pencil Cup

Welcome Autumn and Happy Thanksgiving!  As a certified custom framer working at Michaels Arts and Crafts, I see a lot of frames.  Some made of wood, metal and even acrylic (such as those box frames).   I can’t tell you how many times I’ve restocked the little swivel photo pencil cups and never gave any thought […]