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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 […]

February Card “to die for”-Cathy’s Take

Unicorn By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  6.5 by 5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Rest Assured, unicorn stamp (Sweet Pea Stamps) “wishes” (Hot off the Press) Paper: White card base (from stash) Aqua Mist card stock (Papertrey Ink) Solar White (Neenah) Patterned paper, Market (My Mind’s Eye) Patterned paper, Lucille (Basic Grey) Ink: Memento Tuxedo […]

Passionate Purple: Cathy’s View

Purple Fairy Finished card size:  4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Wisteria (fairy) (Sweet Pea Stamps) sentiment and frame (Stamping Scrapping) Paper: Simply Chartreuse card stock (Papertrey Ink) Solar White card stock (Neenah) Patterned Paper (K & Company) Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad  (Tsukineko) Other: Labels 11 die (Spellbinders) Grand Calibur (Spellbinders) Ribbon (Really Reasonable […]

Passionate Purple: Nancy’s View

Passionate Purple Mermaid Finished Card Size: 4.25” x 5.5”   Supplies: Stamps: Chinese symbol [Local King Rubber Stamp] Forever Valentine by Ching Chou Kuiks [Sweet Pea Stamps] Happy Birthday [Sweet Impressions] Papers: Scrap and Stash papers [unknown] Inks: Purple Hydrangea Versa Magic [Tsukineko] Pearlescent Purple Brilliance [Tsukineko] Other: Purple Floral Embellishment [Recollections] Exotic Butterfly small […]

Playful Pastels: Debbie’s View

 Spring Fairy  Card size:  5 x 6.5 inches Supplies Stamps Karen Middleton’ Dancing Leaf  (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper White  (Papertemptress) Pink (Paper Temptress) Purple (Paper Temptress) Designer paper, Preppy Princess (DCMV) Ink Memento Tuxedo Black (Tuskineko) Other Romantic Rectangle die (Spellbinder) All a Flutter embossing folder (Couture Creations) Pink Opal Ribbon (Offray) Clear star Gelly […]

Favorite Go-To Stamps: Cathy’s View

Queen Bea Finished card size:  5″ x 7″   Supplies: Stamps: “Bea” (fairy) (Sweet Pea Stamps) Lacey Circle Border (Stamping Scrapping) Honeycomb Background (Bella Rosa) “It’s Good to be Queen” (Zim Prints) Paper: Solar White (Neenah) Olive Green (Bazzil) Arroyo (Bazzil) Eclipse Black (The Paper Temptress) Patterned Paper-Le Romantique (Graphic 45) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, […]

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: Cathy’s View

Hummingbird on Acetate By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5″ x 7″ Supplies: Stamps: Hummingbird (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper: Acetate (Office Depot) Enchanted Evening card stock (PaperTrey Ink) Hibiscus Burst card stock (PaperTrey Ink) White card stock (PaperTrey Ink) Patterned paper (Die Cuts with a View, Summer Glitter Stack) Ink: Stazon Jet Black […]

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Cathy’s View

Finished card size: 5.5″ x 5.5″ The theme this month at Stamper’s Quest is “It’s Not Easy Being Green.”  That makes me think of Kermit the Frog, which makes me think of frogs in general.  Now, I have quite a few frog stamps for some reason, but chose this lovely fairy and frog image for […]

Holiday Quickies: Interchangable Bottle Cap Necklace

Finished size: 1″ x 1″ Supplies: Stamps: Brigid Ashwood’s Phunky Phairies Sheet 2 (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper: White Card Stock (Neenah) Inks: Momento Ink Pad, Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Copic Markers (.Too)      R00      E02      YR00      E25      E18      E33      Y06      Y11      Y00      BG72      BG11      G0000 […]

Holiday Quickies: Mermaid Pin-Up Calendar

 Finished size: 5″ x 7″  Supplies: Stamps: ching-chou kuik’s Lily Dream (Sweet Pea Stamps) Papers: Card Stock, Gold (Unknown) Perhaps, Aurora and Fiona (Basic Grey) Card Stock, White (Neenah) Text Weight Paper, White (Unknown) Inks: Momento Ink Pad, Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Chalk Ink Pad, Merlot (ColorBox) Copic Markers: (.Too)     YR00      R00      E02 […]

December 2010 Trail Map

What a gorgeous Trail Map Regena created for you this month!  A wonderful layout to showcase your holiday images, or any other image,  in all their glory!  The team takes you through a Winter Wonderland this month with their samples using this sketch. There are Christmas cards, holiday cards, thank you cards and more to […]

Favorite Techniques: Direct To Paper

By: Jennifer Willis, Artistic Guide  Finished card size 4.25 x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Nikki Burnette’s Telsa Rubber Stamp (Sweet Pea Stamps) Art Elements Clear Stamps (Firecracker Designs by Pamela) Papers: Glossy Card Stock (Ranger Inc.) Shimmer Paper, Midsummer Mist Collection Alabaster, Morning Dew (Clear Artistic Stamps) White Card Stock (Neenah) Inks: Chalk Ink Pads: (ColorBox) […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Fairy Wall Hanging

Fairy Wall Art Finished Size: 8 x 9.75″  Supplies: Stamps: Bubble Fairy (Sweet Pea Stamps) Inks: Jet Black StazOnInk Pad (Tsukineko) Paper: Heavy cardstock (Unknown) Other: Dominoes (Unknown) Colored Pencils: (Derwent)      Blue      Green      Purple Foam Mounting Tape (Scotch) Omni Stick (Hammerhead America) Foam Board (Unknown) Blue Mat Board Scrap5 x 7″ (Unknown) […]

ATC Transformers: Transformed to Cards

I started doing ATC’s about 5 years ago and they do make perfect cards.  You can get 10 – 2.5” x 3.5” cards out of an 8.5” x 11” piece of cardstock.  If the paper isn’t heavy enough, another piece of paper needs to be glued to the back.  ATC’s need to be as thick […]

ATC Transformers: Butterfly Gazing

Finished Card Size:  5.5″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Girl and Sentiment (Sweet Pea Stamps) Foliage, Tim Holtz Collection (Stampers Anonymous) Paper: White Cardstock (Gina K Designs) Amethyst Cardstock (Stardream) Ripe Avocado Cardstock (Papertrey Ink) Patterned Paper (Cosmo Cricket-Pixielicious) Patterned paper scraps (unknown) Ink: Memento ink pads:  (Tsukineko)     Tuxedo Black     Cottage Ivy     Bamboo Leaves […]

ATC Transformers: Wild About You

Finished card size: 5.5 x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Inner Tender (Sweet Pea Stamps) Papers: White and Rust Card Stock (Unknown) Safari Chic Printed Papers (Die Cuts With a View) Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento (Tsukineko) Copic Markers: (.Too)    E33    E35    E25    E27    E11    YR00    R02 Other: Zip Dry Paper Adhesive […]

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 […]

Reflections: In the Window

  Finished card size: 4.5 x 6.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Cherish Christmas (Sweet Pea Stamps) Eyes of Antiquity Phrase (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper: Linen Stack Card Stock Linen, Medium Teal (Die Cuts With a View) Printed Paper, Teal (Unknown) Mica Card Stock, Purple and Light Teal (Unknown) Textured Card Stock, Light Teal (Bazzill) Inks: Jet Black […]

Creating Faux German Scrap

  By: Jennifer Willis Artistic Guide What is German Scrap? German Scrap is a foiled paper cut into various shapes. German Scrap is also known as Dresden Scrap or Dresden Paper Charms. I love to use German Scrap, but the perfect piece is not always available or just not made. However, with just a few […]