Sunday, October 30, 2016

Cardmaking Fun! Beautiful Cards For Christmas, Thanksgiving and More!

Hi, Stampers!

I hope you've had a wonderful week!  We've had a lot of stampin' going around here and I wanted to share some "eye candy" with you and to let you in on the latest specials!!

I case'd this card from one I saw on the internet.  It's similar but not exact and I apologize for not being able to give credit where it is due!!

 I got to attend one of Oksana Semenska's fabulous workshops where we added pages and samples to our Techniques Book (I'll show you that wonderful album next time) and created 4 wonderful cards using those techniques.  Above you'll see the delightful favors she made for us.  You can see more of Oksana's beautiful work at 
Oksana's Creative Corner at

 Here is another of Oksana's designs.  We used the Detailed Floral as a template and brayered the pretty colors!
 So amazing!  I love this adorable step card.  Oksana's design, of course!! :-)
 Here are the ornaments we made at the Art Gallery last week!

 Here is the gold glittery Detailed Santa we made this past Monday.  Really quick, easy and it helped me to use up some of my stockpiled Washi Tape!  :-)  The inside is below:

Here is the copper Christmas card that we made last week.  Below is a card completely case'd from one of Oksana's workshop cards.  So pretty and simple!  Oksana used Night of Navy and Crushed Curry inks.  I tried to pull mine a little toward fall so that we could use it as a Thanksgiving card. 

Coming November 1!!
Here are the measurements for these new shapes:
Circles:  1-3/8", 1-7/8", 2-3/8", 2-7/8"
Squares: 1-3/16", 1-5/8", 2-1/8", 2-5/8"
Ovals: 1-3/4" x 13/16", 2-1/4" x 1-5/16", 2-3/4" x 1-13/16", 3-1/4" x 2-5/16"
As if the new Stitched Shapes Dies weren't great enough...not only is Stampin' Up! releasing the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies on November 1, but a long list of stamp sets from the Holiday Catalog and Annual Catalog are available for 25% off during November.  25% OFF!

Here's a flyer to showcase the dies and stamp sets (click on the picture to open it in a printable .pdf):

Happy Stampin' Hugs!

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Card Making With Art Gallery Cards

Hello, Stampers!

Finally back to normal.  After the preparations, evacuation, return to no power (at least we had water!) for four days and I'm sure all of you know the rest, we got back to normal.  Well, that is until Thursday when the power company finally arrived to take care of the fallen line in our back yard.  Unfortunately, power had to be turned off to our home and 6 others for "2 hours".  Thankfully 7 1/2 hours later power was restored and we could wind up cords, turn off the generator that we fortunately still had and take a breath.

Ah.......the mundane is so wonderful after chaos, isn't it?  And yet, we were so fortunate compared to many that faced the full wrath of Matthew, certain to take it off the list of popular names for newborns!

Our Art Gallery Cards Classes met on Monday and Cocoa Beach Stampers met on Wednesday.  Here are some of our creations!  Enjoy and CASE as you like!

We covered Christmas, Fall/Thanksgiving and Halloween this week.
Merry Tags!
Swirly Bird Wreath
 Sheltering Fall Tree
 Spooky Quilt Card--Well, not so much!  :)

Happy Stampin' Hugs,