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June 2013 Trail Map

Here is the sketch that Regena created for us this month: Here is the Map Master’s card.  Watch for a step-by-step to publish tomorrow. Stamp Credits:  Rubber Stampede   Stamp Credits:  Hot Off the Press and Just Rite Stamp Credits:  Scrapbook Stamp Society Stamp Credits:  Michaels Dollar Bin.  Nancy made a second card for us […]

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 […]

December 2012 Trail Map: Lorraine’s View

 OH CHRISTMAS TREE Finished size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ I just purchased a new stamp and was eager to use it.  New stamps seem to get the creative juices flowing and what better time to try it out than the Christmas season. My card is based on Regena’s December 2012 Trail Map. Supplies: Stamps: Tree (Magenta) […]

Holiday Blizzard – A very quick card

PEACE FOR CHRISTMAS Lorraine Revalee, Artistic Guide This is a simple, but effective technique and can be used with many color combinations for the different seasons of the year or for a special occasion.  This was modified from the original Technique Junkies art technique by using a stipple brush. Stamps used are by Magenta and […]

Pretty in Pink: Lorraine’s View

 BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Lorraine Revalee, Artistic Guide Finished Size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ I have had some dear friends who have succumbed to breast cancer, but I also have some who have survived this disease and are living and enjoying their precious time.  Keep the Faith with a positive attitude and look to your doctors, family, friends, and […]

Spring into Action: Lorraine’s View

Finished card size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ For the Spring colors, using what I call the basic “Tool” technique would be appropriate.  It’s fun and easy and it is so versatile.  It originated with the owner of Rubber Nature Stamps.    It’s a great way to make a quick background. Supplies: Stamps: Fern (Hero Arts) Tool – CraftStamp […]

February 2012 Trail Map

Oh boy, the sketch this month must have struck a cord with our designers in a special way!  Each monthly designer contributed, we have a total of three detailed instruction articles, and 15, yes, 15! separate card samples because of multiple designs by single artists.  Regena, the folks here really LOVE your designs.  Here they […]

Regal in Red: Lorraine’s View

By: Lorraine Revalee, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ I am delighted to be working with different colors each month as it leaves much room for creativity.  This project deals with a page taken from a magazine, jazzed up with embellishments, etc., and then made into the focal point of your card.  I call it Scrunched […]

January 2012 Trail Map

To start off the new year with a bang, Regena has designed us a gorgeous sketch that has a lot going for it!  Lots of strips, with all kinds of possibilities for design.  Our talented guides have outdone themselves once again with so many various colors and design ideas.  Check out their beautiful and varied […]

Designs in Black and White: Lorraine’s View

Finished card:  5.5″ x 4.25″ Black and white cards are always a challenge since you can’t rely on colors to make your card “pop” and look interesting.  This is my version:  enjoy! Supplies: Stamps: Each day (Verses Rubber Stamps) Inspire Crafty Clings ( Magenta) Spiral (Outlines Rubber Stamps) Ink: Onyx Black Versafine (Tsukineko) Paper: Black […]

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 […]

Kid’s Cards: Lorraine’s View

  Supplies: Stamps: Leap for Life Stamp Set (Unity Stamp Co.) Tiny dragonflies (Penny Black) Worm (Magenta) Inks: Distress inks (Ranger) – Faded Jeans, Tumbled Glass, Victorian Velvet, Weathered Wood Color Box chalk inks (Clearsnap) – Deep green, Creamy brown, Tangerine Brilliance Chocolate Pearlescent (Tsukineko) Versafine Onyx black (Tsukineko) Palette Paints (Art Quest) Paper: Dune […]

June 2011 Trail Map: Lorraine’s View

Stamp Credits: Flowers (Stamp Tapestry) Stripes (Hero Arts) Grass (Posh Impressions) This lovely card was created by Lorraine Revalee, one of our talented Artistic Guides, using Regena’s June sketch, shown below.   This is a great example of how you can take any sketch, and make it your own.  Lorraine saw a “door” with a […]

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 […]

Guy Cards: Lorraine’s View

Finished size: 5.5 “x 4.25” Supplies: Stamps: Car (Art Gone Wild) Verse (Stampers Anonymous) Crackle Stamp (Magenta) Paper: All Paper and Card Stock (The Paper Cut) –Dark Grey (for card base) –Silver Metallic — Black Inks: Versafine black ink  (Tsukineko) Other: Nestabilities die cut (Spellbinder) Glitter Glue (Stickles) Black Peel-offs (Stampendous) Paper Cutter Double-sided adhesive […]

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 […]

Blast From the Past: Lorraine’s View **RRR**

A Blast from the Past – Vintage Style Finished card size:  5.5 x 4.25 I chose to use a Vintage photo for this card.  I found a package of old photos of my aunt and her friends and thought to incorporate one after seeing the style of clothing from the 1920-30s.  Look how the palazzo […]

April 2011 Trail Map

This month’s trail map by Regena is unique and lovely. What could you create using this map?  So many different trails are available.   Where would it lead you? Come join our Artistic Guides as they share with you their interpretations of this month’s Map.  They  are all lovely, and Stephanie was so hungry for […]

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 […]

March 2011 Trail Map

Here is this month’s beautiful sketch by our very own Regena.  It has been interpreted in so many lovely ways by our artistic guides.  Enjoy the eye candy. March 2011 Sketch by Regena, Artistic Guide By: Lorraine Revalee. Artistic Guide Stamps by A Stamp in the Hand and Magenta By: Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Stamps […]