Stamping with Stephanie

Monday, July 28, 2008

birthday bling

This was one of the cards that we made Friday night at my card class. This was my favorite. I CASED it from splitcoast stampers. Thank you whoever was the creator! I left the color scheme the same, had less circles and added the scallop punch and bling! I wanted my cards to be a little, extra special for this class. It worked great because it utilized 2 retiring sets! I think it would look great with a ton of color combos too. I might have to try that later since I'm still working on my swaps for convention! No big surprise. I always put them off to the last minute. Anyway, enjoy the cards. Thanks for visiting.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

color challenge time

I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to do the color challenge this week. I working on some cards for a class tomorrow night. I love the colors this week, so I had to make time for the challenge. I need to make a card using Sage Shadow, Regal Rose, Rose Red and Whisper White. These are colors that I wouldn't normally put together, esp the Sage Shadow! The dress was so beautiful. I felt inspired. Once again, I used a few scraps. The Rose Red strip and Cutie Pie DS paper were my scraps along with the striped ribbon. I stamped the Sage Shadow paper with Pretty Petals BG stamp. I thought the pretties kit would add a vintage touch.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Dreaming Away

Here is another swap that I'm working on. What do you think? I hate trying to figure what it is missing! I love the new set, Dreams Du Jour. It is a great set for watercoloring. That is what I did. I used the watercolor crayons and then embossed with the Iridescent Ice EP. I used Pixie Pink, Certainly Celery and Lavender Lace CS and white taffeta ribbon.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Color Challenge #16

Okay, I'm a little nervous. this is my first attempt at Kristina Werner's color challenge. I loved the colors together. It is so soothing. Even better, I used all scrap CS to make my layers! I knew one day I could put some of those to good use. I hate throwing away even the smallest piece of CS. I have gotten a lot better since I've been cleaning up and organizing my stamp room. The phrase is from SU's new word set "Heard from the Heart". It will be available in the Fall/Winter 2008 Catalog. Since the color challenge included Very Vanilla, I water colored the flower from the pretties kit with Soft Sky ink. You always need some bling too! Enjoy.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

more swaps

Okay, I have updated my sailboat It needed a little pop. Thanks to my great upline, Beckie, she gave me some suggestions. You gotta love awesome stampers! The Tangerine Tango CS really made the difference. Thanks Beckie.

My next card is using some more of the new colors. It is Kiwi Kiss with Tangerine Tango and Summer Sun (old). I love the Embrace Life set. I don't use it much either. I thought I'd give it a try. What do you think? Lastly, I needed to throw in a picture of my baby. Isn't he so cute!

Monday, July 14, 2008

convention swaps

Here is my first try at a swap today. I'm trying out some the new, yummy SU! "In Colors". I have used Pacific Point and Tangerine Tango and a good, old stand by, chocolate chip. I was trying to come up with a manly card. I wanted to choose a set, Winds of Grace, that wanted be so popular at convention. I used the crimper on the strip of Choc chip. What do you think? Is it convention acceptable?

Beckie's Chipboard Challenge

So I'm a little late updating my chipboard challenge picture. I still can't the hang of a mac! I just found out how easy it is to upload a picture! Here is a page that I was working already. I couldn't figure out what is was missing and along came Beckie's challenge. This was such a simple moment that I had captured. My son was helping out his cousin. It was too cute. Enjoy.