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Pinterest Inspired

Sending Happy Thoughts by:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Hi all, this is Vickie.  I love to explore Pinterest when I have time and I saw this cute idea there.  All the paper listed in this post comes from Paper Temptress.  The base of this card is Treasure  Craft.  The layer where the circle is cut is Cappuccino […]

Tri-Fold Shutter Card-General Directions

The Tri-Fold Shutter card is a card that looks impressive, but isn’t that hard to make once you’ve done one or two.  My favorite tutorial for this technique is found on the Operation Write Home page:  tri fold shutter tutorial.  They not only give detailed instructions on how to score, cut and fold the card, […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Vickie’s View

Everything that makes you Happy By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Great Day(Penny Black) Everything that makes you Happy (Printworks Collection) Poppy Collage (Memory Box) Paper: Peach and Cream (from my Stash) Designer Paper (Stampin Up)–this was an old pack I had–It is double sided Ink: Distress […]

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 […]

Welcome to July 2013

This is an ATC I made for a swap.  I think we almost all like chocolate.  I used a stencil and spray ink for the background, a collage image for the focal point and a stamped sentiment.  Stamp is from Oxford Impressions. I hope you are all enjoying your summer.  We are very pleased to […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Nancy’s View

  Flowers and Vines By:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Supplies: Stamps: vine (Stampcraft) phrase (Serendipity Stamps Papers: cardstock (from my stash, 12×12”) printed papers & round stickers (Susan Wright for K & Company) Ink: Memento Bamboo Leaves (Tsukineko) Other: Swiss Dot Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug) Adhesive (Score Tape) Ribbon (my stash) Directions: Cut the cardstock to […]

Trifold Shutter Card-Debbie’s View

  Doing What You Love By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide card size 6 X 12 inches Supplies: Stamps: Butterfly set (by Hero arts and Sizzix) Saying (Eclectic Omnibus) Paper: Yellow (Bazzill)  cut to 6 X12 Red (Bazzill) coral (stash) white (stash) Bitty scrap pad (Provo Craft) Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (Tsukineko) Copic (.too): Flower Rv21, […]

June blog post

First Birthday By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.5 x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Happy Birthday (Inkadinkado) Alexander (Rubbersoul) Cupcake on front  (Stampin’ Up!) Cupcake on inside (Inky Antics) Paper: White (from my stash) Red (from my stash) Navy Blue (from my stash) Ink: Kaleidacolor -Fiesta Stamp pad (Stampin’ Up!) Memento Paris Blue (Tsukineko) […]

Brayered Background Christmas Card

Peace on Earth By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Deer (Non Sequitor) Trees (Flourishes) “Peace on Earth”  (Stamping Scrapping) Paper: Matte coated card stock (Marco’s Paper) All Spruced Up card stock (Gina K Designs) Ink: Brilliance in Pitch Black and Pearlescent Thyme (Tsukineko) Aidrondack in Cool Peri, Denim, […]

Just a little Pink card “to die for”

 by:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:   5 X 7 inches Supplies: Stamps: Digital image 726  (Scrapbook Stamp Society) Ink: Victorian Velvet Distress Ink  (Ranger) Paper: White (Paper Temptress) Dark Pink (Paper Temptress) light pink  (from stash) Dark red (from stash) Dies: Vaudeville Frame (Memory Box) Debutante Frame (Memory Box) Elegant Scrollworks (Memory Box) Macarena Corner […]

Stamping with Found Items

  Using found items to embellish your stamping by Nancy Dees If you have been stamping for a while, you know that embellishments can get expensive.  Sometimes you just can’t find the right item to fit the message you want to convey.  That is why I began to look for ‘found items’ to add to […]

June Trail Map-Debbie’s View

  Flower Garden By:  Debbie Ebat, Aristic Guide Finished card size:  Size 6 x 6 inches Supplies: Stamps: Cameo 4 by Morgan Fitzsimons (Scrapbook Stamp Society) Like a flower garden (Hero Arts) Paper: Pink (Paper Temptress) White (Paper Temptress) Pretty in Pink 6 inch paper pack (Glitz) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Copic Markers (.too): R37, […]

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: […]

Vintage Canvas

Vintage Canvas By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished Size:  4 X4  canvas Supplies: Stamps: Steam Punk (The Rubber Cafe) Stylish (The Rubber Cafe) Paper: white Scraps Ink: Black Memento (Tsukineko) Distress Ink in Aged Mahogany, Vintage Photo, Rusty Hinge, Brushed Corduroy, Frayed Burlap and Old Paper (Ranger) Other: 4 X4 Canvas (from Michaels) foam Brush (unknown) Ivory acrylic Paint (Apple Barrel) DoilyVintage embellishments […]

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 […]

Alcohol Inks and Card Tricks

By Regena Artistic Guide   Alcohol Inks and Card Tricks! By Regena, Artistic Guide   This article is about some of the tricks I use in my card making and with my alcohol inks, so it’s not so much about the various other supplies used as it is about the reactions of the alcohol inks themselves […]

Brayered Background-Nancy’s View

Summer Sunset By: Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5.5 by 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Trees (unknown) Paper: White (Marcos Paper) light blue (Hobby Lobby) Medium blue (Hobby Lobby) Inks: Ruby Red (Stampin’ Up!) Perfect Plum (Stampin’ Up!) Adirondack in Cloudy Blue and Cool Peri (Ranger) VersaFine Black (Tsukineko) Other: rubber brayer paper trimmer adhesive […]

Brayered Background-Debbie’s View

  Art Washes Away By:  Debbie Ebat, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5 X 7 inches Supplies: Stamps: Gingko Leaf (Penny Black) Art Washes Away (Hampton Stamps) Ink: VersaMark  (Tsukineko) Colorbox Chalk Burnt Sienna (Clearsnap) Colorbox Chalk  Wisteria (Clearsnap) Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Paper: white glossy (from stash) eggplant (from stash) cream card blank  (David Tutera Core’dinations) […]

Brayered Backgrounds-General Directions

Beautiful backgrounds can be achieved with a brayer and ink.  It does, however, take a little practice.  I’ve been fortunate enough to take a class from Michelle Zindorf, in person, and Sandy Hulsart, on line, on the subject of brayering. Michelle is very well known for her stunning cards and detailed tutorials.  Her blog is […]

Brayered Background-Vickie’s View

Brayer Strips By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Trees and Fence (Serendipity Stamps) Wish (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: White card stock (from my Stash) Cherry Cobbler (Stampin’ Up!) Ink: Cherry Cobbler (Stampin’ Up!) Victorian Velvet Distress (Ranger) Spun Sugar Distress (Ranger) Other: Brayer Directions: Cut  two pieces  of cardstock […]