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Using Dies to Create a Window Card

Cabin in the Wood By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50 x 4.25 Supplies: Stamps: Silhouette Grass (Hero Arts) Cabin with Fence (Stampscapes) Thinking of You (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: All the paper came from my stash The cream used for the base, background and main image has a sort of cloud pattern to […]

Baroque Motif

Baroque Motif By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide This card uses an old Stampin’ Up! set called Baroque Motifs.  It has a large flourish stamp and several flowers that match.  I stamped the flourish with a multicolored stamp pad.  This was an older Kaleidacolor pad, also from Stampin’ Up!, but any  multicolored stamp pad should work.  […]

Multi-Color Embossing-Vickie’s View

Embossing Glitter By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  4.25 x 5.50 Supplies: Stamps: Kind and Caring Thoughts (Stampin’ Up!) Pretty Petites (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: Cherry Cobbler (Stampin’ Up!) Black (from my stash) Cream (from my stash) Inks: Versamark (Tsukineko) Other: Lace (stash) Painters Opaque Paint Marker in Gold (Elmers) Gold Ribbon (from my […]

Double Embossing

Double Embossing By: Nancy Dees Combining techniques can add a whole new dimension to your paper crafts.  We have all grown to appreciate embossing folders. They add texture to paper and can create a totally new look behind your favorite stamp.  Heat embossing can add color, depth and some glitz to stamped images.  But you can […]

July 2013 trail map-Vickie’s View

Apples with Distress Markers By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide I made this card for a guy at work that was leaving.  Everyone said that one of hobbies was gardening and this was the closest I could come.  The design came from the trail map for July.  The main image is a Stampin’ Up stamp from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

May Card to die for-Vickie’s View

Thinking of You By Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide I am on the design team at Paper Temptress and recently we did a blog hop for Heartfelt Creations.  We were each given a stamp set and a die that matched it to work with.  My set was Posy Patch.  All the paper is from Paper Temptress.  […]

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 […]

Masking-Nancy’s View

Flower Basket By:  Nancy Dees, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 5.5 by 6 inches Supplies: Stamps: All  (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: Cream card stock (Marco’s Paper) Ink: Memento Bamboo  Leaves and Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko) Markers: Memento Rich Cocoa, Cantaloupe, Bamboo Leaves, Desert Sand and Rhubarb Stalk (Tsukineko) Other: repositionable adhesive for mask (from stash) Directions: In order to […]

March Cards “to die for”-Vickie’s View

I LOVE OLIVE By: Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50 x 4.25 Supplies: Stamps: Nature’s Path (Rubber Stamp Tapestry) You’re Special (unknown) Best Blossom (Stampin’ Up) Ink: Versacolor Green Tea (Tsukineko) Wild Honey Distress (Ranger) Mellow Moss (Stampin’ Up) Orange (Stampabilities) Always Artichoke (Stampin’ Up) Other: Classic Scalloped Oval Small (Spellbinders) Grand Big […]

March 2013 Trail Map-Vickie’s View

Double Letterpress By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  4.25 x 5.50 Recently I was online and saw a technique on Stamp TV called Double Letterpress.  I just love techniques and just had to try this one. As a reminder, here is the sketch. You take an embossing folder and apply distress ink to […]

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 […]

Easel Card-Nola’s View

  Celebrate By:  Nola Burkhard, Artistic Guide Finished Size: 4.5 by 5.5 Inches Supplies: Stamps: Love Letters Alphabet, Feeling Sentimental (Stampin’ Up!) Inks: Tea Stain, Blue, Charcoal (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: Marina Mist card stock and World Spectacular Designer Series Paper (Stampin’ Up!) Other: Marina Mist Pleated Ribbon (Stampin’ Up!) Scrap of River Rock card stock (Stampin’ Up!) Adhesives (Stampin’ Up!) Dimensional […]

February 2013 Trail Map

  Regena’s trail map this month definitely had me thinking about Valentine’s Day.  I think it was the heart, although any embellishment could be placed here.  That’s the beauty of sketches.  See below for what our designers did with this sketch. Ken used clip art and a computer generated sentiment. (Check out our Map Master’s […]

Polished Stone: Vickie’s View

Polished Stone Blossom By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.5 x 4.25″ SUPPLIES Stamps: Heartfelt Creations HC-224-B Stampin’ Up–Silhouette Sentiments Paper: All Paper used is from Paper Temptress Violet Mica Metallic Azalea Mica Metallic Ice Pearl–I used this as my glossy cardstock Ink: Pink Passion (Stampin’ Up!) Eggplant Adirondack Alcohol Ink (Ranger) Wild […]