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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.  […]

August Trail Map-Vickie’s View

 Hot Diggity Dog By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide This is my card for the trail map this month.  All the paper is from my stash and was paper dealing with dogs.  The background paper looks like burlap and has paw prints on it.  The two corners are actually vellum that had dog words on it, […]

August 2013 Trail Map

Here is the sketch Regena created for us this month.   Ken made us a wonderful card showcasing a “doggie in the window.”  Watch for a step by step to publish tomorrow. Stamp credits:  PSX. Let’s see what our other designers have done with this sketch. Stamp credits:  Michaels.   Stamp credits:  Farmhouse Paper Company […]

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 […]

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 […]

Birthday Boot

This is a card I made for niece’s birthday.  She is going to be 16 and loves country music. The boot stamp is from Great Impressions and the sentiment is from Impression Obsession. The pink layer  on this card was cut with a Spellbinder’s die called A2 Fancy Ribbon Threader.  This is a die set […]

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.  […]

May Trail Map-Vickie’s View

  God’s Blessings By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50″ x 4.24″ Supplies: Stamps: Recollections by Michaels–I bought this set at Michael’s recently.  I see no real name for it. Paper: Marina Mist (Stampin’ Up!) Bashful Blue (Stampin’ Up!) Not Quite Navy (Stampin’ Up!) Baha Breeze (Stampin’ Up!) Ink: Marina Mist (Stampin’ Up!) […]

May 2013 Trail Map

Here is the trail map for May.  I love the diamond shape.  Below you will find what the Stamper’s Quest team has done with the sketch. Stamp Credits:  Hero Arts and Stampers Anonymous.  Tune in tomorrow to see the Map Master’s step by step directions. Stamp Credits:  Stampa Rosa.  Debbie will also have a tutorial […]

Side Step Card-Vickie’s View

    Natural Beauty By: Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card size:  4.25 x 5.50 Supplies: Stamps: Natural Beauty Set (Stampin Up) Paper: Shades of Purple (from my stash) Base card is 5.5 x 8.5″ Ink: VersaMark (Tsukineko) Other: Bleach Foam Squares (from stash) Silver and Gold Paint Pen (Elmers) Purple Metallic Embossing Powder (Stampendous) […]

Made for Each Other

  Love By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50 x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Made for each other (Impression Obsession) Embossing Folders: Love (Sizzix) Edge (Stampin’ Up!) Oval (Stampin’ Up!) Cardstock: Red (from my stash) White (from my stash) Ink: Warm Red (Color Box) I made this card for my son’s wedding.  Their colors […]

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-Vickie’s View

  Vintage Vogue By:  Vickie Kertz, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.50 x 4.25 inches Supplies: Stamps: Vintage Vogue Set (Stampin’ Up) Paper: Bashful Blue (Stampin’ Up) Dark Purple (My Stash) Teal Base Card (My Stash) Ink: Big and Juicy Rainbow stamp pad- Hydrangea (Ranger) Distress Ink- Milled Lavender (Ranger) Designer Ink–Wisteria (Printworks) Other: Removable […]