Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Button Buddies Flower Power

I'm totally digging the new Stamp Set Button Buddies! Funny story - My friend Tracie LOVES LOVES LOVES buttons! Buttons of all kinds and shapes! Me, eh, not so much. But I saw this set and had to have it! :)

Challenges:

CAS-ual Fridays: Embossing

Stamping 411 Sketch Challenge


Supplies:
Cardstock: Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Pear Pizzazz, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Stamps: Button Buddies, Create-a-Cupcake
Accessories: Whisper White Baker's Twine, Brights Designer Button Collection, Scallop Dotted Ribbon in Chocolate Chip, Decorative Label Punch

Have a fab day!
Julz ;)

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Upcoming Events - Updated August 18

Here is a list of upcoming events.
Email me if you'd like to attend as space is limited! :)


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*NEW* Button Buddies Workshop


WHEN: Sunday, September 11, 2-4p
WHERE: My house in Flovilla
5 spots available
WHAT? Make 4 projects/cardsCOST: $10
RSVP BY: September 4


BRING: Your own adhesive, bone folder, papercutter, and scissors



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*NEW* Halloween Workshop



WHEN: Sunday, October 2, 2-4p


WHERE: My House in Flovilla
WHAT? Make 4 Halloween projects/cards
8 spots available
COST: $10
RSVP BY: September 27
BRING: Your own adhesive, bone folder, papercutter, and scissors


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Upcoming class dates & workshops TBA

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Thanks a Million!




I saw this fantastic card & put my own spin on it! Best of all, this was simple to make but really packs a punch! The swirly words state: "One person can make such a difference & that person is you!" What a great sentiment! Hand Stamped Sentiments has a great challenge for back to school. This would be an ideal Thank You Card for a teacher or mentor in your child's life.





Supplies:
Cardstock: Real Red, Basic Black
Ink: Whisper White, Real Red, Basic Black
Stamps: Word Play, For All You Do, Flight of the Butterfly
Accessories: Basic Black Satin Ribbon, Decorative Label Punch

Have a fab day!
Julz




Cupcakes

One of my favorite Stamp Sets in the new Idea Book & Catalog is the Create-a-Cupcake set with it's coordinating Build-a-Cupcake Punch! I LOVE LOVE LOVE this!
The SU-Only challenge this week is to use one of our new fav sets and the jac-inks team had this great sketch challenge for us.


Supplies:
Cardstock: Early Espresso, Rose Red, Confetti White
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Rose Red
Stamps: Create-a-Cupcake
Accessories: Blender Pen, Build-a-Cupcake Punch, Shimmer Mist (created using Riding Hood Red reinker, alcohol, & Shimmer Paint), Chocolate Chip Dotted Scallop Ribbon
Have a fab day!
Julz ;)

Double, er, Triple Up!

This past month has been so super crazy busy for me! I started my new job which I love but I'm stuggling to get my balance back since my change also changed my hours. I'm now an 8-5er again instead of random day/evening hours. Today is the first day I've had a chance to get inky in FOREVA!
Anyways, I found some super fun challenges and am going to try to whip out 5 cards today! ;) Here's the first! I made this great 3x3 easel card plus matching envelope which can easily be tucked into a gift. This card was so easy peasy plus it took me less than 10 minutes to make!
Challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays conspired with Clean & Simple Stamping for this great sketch challenge.

The Play Date Cafe has a great color challenge of Fudge, Goldenrod, & Teal.
I also added the Splitcoaststampers Technique of Heat Embossing on Dry Embossing.
Supplies:
Cardstock: Early Espresso, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Old Olive & Pacific Point to create the Teal color, Chocolate Chip
Stamp: Create a Cupcake, Strength & Hope
Accessories: Rhinestones, Decorative Label Punch, Perfect Polka Dots, Clear Embossing Powder, Acetate
Have a fab day!
Julz ;)