Have A Lovely Day

I have recently found the technique of stamping an outline stamp with white embossing powder and filling it in with watercolor.  I really like how this flower card turned out using the “Lovely Day” stamp set.

The card base is Lemongrass card stock stamped with a scritch scratch background stamp in Whip Cream ink.  It makes a very subtle soft backdrop.  The flower is stamped with Versa Mark ink and then heat embossed with White Embossing powder.  The flowers are water colored with a light blue and golden ink and then outlined with a darker blue ink to make them pop.  The sentiment is white heat embossed on Black Licorice card stock and I added a triple bow in Lemongrass thread.  I also added some Journey sequins for sparkle.  I like it!  Now I have to get back to making Easter cards.

Thanks for looking.

Carol G.

 

Working on Easter Cards

I’ve been working on Easter cards and have several more to go.

This bunny stamp set is All Ears from Fun Stampers Journey.  I stamped a sky background using the Brush Stroke stamp set and Pool Play and Beach Breeze inks, crisscrossing the stamp in both colors.  The bunny is inked using Bubble Gum and Pool Play ink.  The grass is made from Limeade Splash card stock and the Border Details die cut.  Everything is wrapped with a Beach Breeze ribbon bow knot and mounted on a Bubble Gum card base.  I have lots more Easter cards to make so I had better get busy.

Thanks for stopping by.

Carol G.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B-I-L Birthday

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February FSJ Bloom Box


I finished my Fun Stampers Journey Bloom Box cards for February.  I love this butterfly stamp set (Bold Wings, SS-0420) and Richard’s card designs are gorgeous.

If you haven’t seen the Bloom Box before, it contains a full size stamp set, all of the card stock and all of the embellishments you need to create four different cards.  It also includes a four-color booklet with instructions and illustrations for each of the four cards.  The only thing you need to supply is the ink and glue.

If you are interested in receiving your own Fun Stampers Journey Bloom Box, please contact me at gensweider9@gmail.com.

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Christmas Cards 2016

I have been hard at work on Christmas Cards.  Here are the ones I have so far.

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Stamping On Tuesdays

Jody and I met today for our regular Stamping on Tuesday fun.  While I made this really cute Halloween card, Jody worked on Christmas card designs.  Here is my card.

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Baby Card

20160903_085540_resizedI made a really cute card for a Baby Girl.  She is the first grandchild of a friend of mine.  Take a look…

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Birthday Card

I made this birthday card for my SIL.  I think she’ll really like it.  It’s very sweet and not even halloween or fall related.  This time of year that’s hard to find in my stamp room.  Sorry about the skewed photo but my husband was standing over me while I snapped it; waiting to take it to the post office.

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Stamping on Tuesday (used to be Thursday)

My “friends” stamping day is now on Tuesday instead of Thursday.  It fits everyone’s schedules better.  This past Tuesday we stamped at Jody’s house and I lugged around all of my stuff this time.  I really need to plan better because I took way too much stuff.  So when we get together it’s a “free for all” as far as the projects we work on.  I made this cute Halloween card.

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Mini Vaca at Port A

We just got back from a mini vacation to Port Aransas, Texas.  It was stormy the first day but the second day opened with a glorious sunrise.  The rest of the day was perfect.

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