Friday, September 18, 2015

Control Freaks - TOUR DE FREAKS - September Blog Tour

Welcome to the September TOUR DE FREAKS!   We are featuring fall and holiday items found in the new Holiday Catalog.  There are lots of wonderful items to pick from.  You may have come from Melissa Davies blog.  Her projects are always fun to see.
http://inkspiredtreasures.com/cards/august-2015-tour-de-freaks/

I thought I would show you a basic card and then a stepped up version to show how easy it is to give your card that finished look.  Here's a basic card.  It is an okay card...


NOW... look at this stepped up card.  It is like adding frosting to the cake.  I taught this card at our September Stamp -A-Stack.


Stamps:  Happy Scenes Bundle [in Holiday catalog on page11], Woodgrain Background 
CS:  Island Indigo, Pool Party, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Wild Wasabi
Glimmer Paper:  Gold
Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Craft Whisper White. Pool Party
Markers:  Wild Wasabi, Pool Party
Punch:  Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack - Flower punch
Ribbon:  1/8" Silver ribbon
Misc:  Big Shot Machine, Hearth & Home Thinlit Dies, Window Sheet, Heat Tool
          White Embossing Powder, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, 2-way Glue Pen
          SU Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Basic Rhinestone Jewels 

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Here is a basic card.


Now on the stepped up version, I've added Green Marker to the trees, a red ribbon at the top and Rhinestone Basic Jewels and Dazzling Details Glitter Glue.  This is the card I taught at our Stamp Camp North at the Westminster Elks Lodge today.


Stamps:  Wonderland [in the Holiday catalog on page 23 ]
CS:  Real Red, Garden Green, Sky Blue, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Garden Green
Marker:  Wild Wasabi
Punch:  Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack - Star punch
Ribbon:  1/4" Real Red Cotton Ribbon
Misc:  Big Shot, Ovals Collections Framelit Dies, Dazzling Details Glitter Glue
          Basic Rhinestone Jewels, SU Dimensionals, Glue Dots



So long for this month.  Thanks for stopping by.  Come back soon to see what new gems I have to share. Now to continue on your way, you are in for a treat at Debbie Henderson's blog.  Love the double window card!!!!

  

Stamping Hugs!   Judy  :)

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Rubber Ducky Birthday Tags - My theme is Fancy Smancy

August is my birthday month so I got my birthday tags.  I could hardly wait.  Here are the works of art I received from my friends.  I LOVE them all!!!   

Dawn Free

Gail Scase

Jane Price

JoAnn Salmon


Kathy Klancic

Michele Templeman

Nicole LaJeunesse

Pat Stevens

Now I need to find a way to display all these wonderful pieces of art.  I think I will try to make a screen by linking them side by side and have them zigzag so they will stay up.




Stamping Hugs!   Judy  :)







Saturday, September 12, 2015

Rubber Ducky Birthday Tags with a Queen Theme

This month Kathy Klancic and I share a birthday month so I will share Kathy's tags first. Queen is her Theme.  I'll share mine in my next post...look for them soon.  Here are Kathy's tags:

Dawn Free


Gail Scase

Jane Price

JoAnn Salmon


Judy DiScipio - Me

--Waiting for tag from Michele--


 Nicole LaJeunesse

Pat Stevens


Stamping Hugs!   Judy  :)


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

August TOUR DE FREAKS - We are featuring goodies in the new Holiday Catalog

Welcome to the August TOUR DE FREAKS!   We are featuring goodies in the new Holiday Catalog that goes live on September 1st.  There are lots of wonderful items to pick from.  You may have come from Connie Babbert's blog.  Her projects are always fun to see.

http://inkspiredtreasures.com/cards/august-2015-tour-de-freaks/


I just received my Holiday Catalog order and decided to show a couple of Fall/Halloween cards.  My first card is a Fall themed card using the Happy Scenes stamp set and the Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies.  I used a window sheet to make it look like you are looking out of the window.  I popped the actual window frame to give it depth.  This would make a nice fall birthday card for anyone.


Stamps:  Happy Scenes [in the new Holiday catalog on page 11], Butterfly Basics
CS:  Thick Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie
DSP:  Timeless Elegance
Ink:   Momento Tuxedo Black
Markers:  Pumpkin Pie, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Sky, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight
Misc:  Big Shot, Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies [ in the new in Holiday catalog on page 11]
          Window Sheet, SU Dimensionals, Glue Dots
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Stamps:  Choose Happiness, Butterfly Basics, A Dozen Thoughts
CS:  Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White
Glimmer Paper:  Black [ in new Holiday catalog on page 47 ]
Ink:   Momento Tuxedo Black, Pumpkin Pie
Marker:  Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight
Misc:  Spider Web Doilies [ in new Holiday catalog on page 47 ], Sponge Dauber
          Dazzling Diamonds Glitter Glue, SU Dimensionals, Paper Snips
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We made this cute Halloween Pillow Box Treat Holder last evening at our Mile High Stamper meeting.  Connie Ingram, my upline, created this adorable treat holder and
we made it as a Make & Take.  It sure is cute!  


Stamps:  Halloween Treat [in new Holiday catalog on page 49 ]
CS:  Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Elegant Eggplant
DSP & Ribbon:  Non-SU Paper, Retired 1 1/4" Striped Pumpkin Pie Ribbon
Ink:  Craft Basic Black
Misc:  Big Shot, Boo to You Framelits Dies [ in new Holiday catalog on page 49 ]
          Square Pillow Box Thinlits Dies [ in new Holiday catalog on page 41 ]
          Heat & Stick Powder, Heat Tool, Orange Chunky Glitter-retired
          Dazzling Diamonds Glitter Glue. Glue Dots
         

So long for this month.  Thanks for stopping by.  Come back soon to see what new gems I have to share. Now to continue on your way, you are in for a treat at Julie Davison's blog.

  
http://juliedavison.blogspot.com/2015/08/holiday-catalog-sneak-peeks-control.html

Stamping Hugs!   Judy  :)

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Rubber Duckies Birthday Tags with a Butterfly Princess Theme - Come see the magic

It's time for more Rubber Ducky magic!  This time we made tags for Pat for her Birthday - Butterfly Princess Theme.
Dawn Free

Gail Scase

Jane Price

JoAnn Salmon

Judy DiScipio - Me

Kathy Klancic

Michele Templeman

Nicole LaJeunesse

It is so fun to see what everyone comes up with.  These tags have all been very impressive.  There have to be many hours spent making these.

Stamping Hugs!   Judy  :)

Among the Branches

Here is a very nice card taught by Sharon Madsen at our last Stamp-a-Stack.   :)



Stamps:  Among the Branches [ in new Holiday catalog on page 39 ]

CS:  Chocolate Chip, Delightful Dijon, Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Delightful Dijon, Pumpkin Pie
Misc:  2" Circle Punch, 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch, SU Dimensionals, Sponge Dauber
       Big Shot, Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder [ in new Holiday 
                                                                                                  catalog on page 39 ]

The picture of this card isn't the best quality.  I got a new printer and it isn't working to scan, etc. and can't get it working until the end of the month.  Then I will scan a better quality picture.  :)


Stamping Hugs!   Judy  :)