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June 2013 Trail Map-Map Master’s View

Big Fan By: Ken Schneider, map master Finished card size: 5.50 x 7.00 Who are you the biggest fan of? Here’s this month’s map: SUPPLIES: STAMPS: Crackle (Rubber Stampede) PAPER: Black card stock (C.S.) (from stash) White C.S. (from stash) Silver C.S. (from stash) Gold C.S. (from stash) Alcohol inked C.S. (from stash) INK: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) OTHER: […]

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 […]

March 2012 Trail Maps

This month, we have hearts….. or not!  Look at all the different ways our designers interpreted this wonderful sketch by our own Regena! By: Regena, Artistic Guide and Sketch Artist By: Ken Schneider, Trail Map Master Whoa, Ken didn’t use any stamps for this design.  But he did do a step by step tutorial.  Tune […]

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 […]

Holiday Quickie: Poinsettia Card

By Marie Gamber, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Tick! Tock! Tick!  Tock!  There is a nip in the air and the HOLIDAY SEASON  is here!   It seems like our creative ideas far exceed the amount of time that is in our busy schedules!  That is when it is important to pull […]

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 […]

May 2011 Trail Map: Map Master’s View **RRR**

ELEPHANT HERD Finished card size: 5.5 “x 5.5” Because I used all scraps, no new trees were hurt during the making of this card! Supplies: Stamps: Elephant (Rubber Stampede) Paper: All from scrap bin Ink: Tuxedo black Memento (Tsukineko) Other: Elephant punch (Martha Stewart) Heart die cut, two sizes (Cuttlebug) Scalloped round die cut (Cuttlebug) […]

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 […]

January 2011 Trail Map

Squares, triangles and more make up our first Trail Map of the 2011 year.  This sketch will create interesting cards for any occasion. January 2011 Trail Map by Regena Enjoy our team’s interpretation of this sketch! By: Ken Schneider, Map Master Stamp Credits: Loralie Designs (Tune in tomorrow for Ken’s how-to!) Stamp Credits: Inkadinkado Stamp […]

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.  […]

June 2010 Map Master Project

Travel Card  Finished card size: 5.25″ x 7.875″ Whenever I see tags, I think of  luggage, exotic places, exotic drinks and airplane food. So I’m making this month’s card with  an international travel theme. I’m making it a  larger size card to fit my stamps. Supplies: Stamps: London, Paris, Italia, Pyramids, Stonehenge and International Post Mark (Hero […]

February Map Master Project

Love is in the air. Love is friendship set on fire, and all that stuff. It’s also ‘Healthy Heart’ month, so lets make a red card using Regena’s February Map.  The February map: Supplies: Stamps: Big kiss (Rubber Stampede) Tiny kiss (All Night Media) Love sheet (Stampabilities) Paper: Paint chips Red and white card stock […]

February Trail Maps

February 2010 Trail Map by Regena Good things come in threes!  Rectangles, triangles and a circle (or is that an embellishment?).  Where can you go with this map?  Let’s see what trails the Artistic Guides were led down this month to inspire you to follow your own trail map! Stamps: Another Stamp Company Stamps: Hampton Arts  Stamps: […]

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 […]

Military Remembrance for the Discoverer

Remembering Our Military By: Janice Ellis, Artistic Guide Finished Card size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Thinking of You (Rubber Stampede) Paper: Green and beige textured cardstock (DCWV Neutrals Stack) Beige matte paper for words (Marco’s paper) Background camouflage paper (craft store purchase) Inks: None Other: Markers: (Marvy)      Green      Dark Brown Sakura Crystal Lacquer Army stickers (Sticko) […]

Breast Cancer Hope Card for the Discoverer

Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Card By: Janice Ellis, Artistic Guide Fiinished size: 4.25″ x 5.5″  Supplies: Stamps: Sketch Heart (Rubber Stampede) Asian letters (Bunch Of Fun rubber stamps) Paper: Pink and white matte cardstock (Marco’s) Ink: Versamark Ink Pearlescent Orchid inkpad (Brilliance) Other: Silver embossing powder (Stampendous) Heat embossing gun Southwest notched punch (Marvy Uchida) […]

Earthtoned Asian Sympathy Card for the Adventurer

Earth-Toned Asian Sympathy Card By: Janice Ellis, Artistic Guide Finished Size 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: 4 Single Asian Characters (Inkadinkado) Double Gingko image (InkadinkadoSingle Gingko Leaf (Rubber Stampede) Words (Onyxpressions) Crackle cube (Creative Block) Paper: White Glossy, tan and green cardstock (Marco’s Paper) A2 note card (unknown) 4.25″ x 5.5″ Ink: Creamy Brown Chalk […]

Dusting the Color

For months now I’ve been struggling with my art and the creative processes. There are so many products on the market, it seems there is a doodad for this and a doodad for that; a tool for this and a tool for that; inks for this, paints for that; and, a patterned paper for just […]