When I sat in my craft studio to create the projects for today’s post, I just wanted to make some tags. We are at the point where we are wrapping and tagging gifts to go under the tree, so here are some gift tags to inspire your crafting.
Have you noticed how so many hand made cards have a ‘feel’ to them? Some feel homey, some feel cozy, some feel fancy and others are bright and sun shiny. To me, today’s card feels like winter freshness.
Stamping a cute image on a card front can be fun, but stamping it twice, as a mirror image just ups the fun and cute factor off the chart! The Stamparatus makes it easy to do.
Have you made beautiful hand made Christmas cards for your friends and family? It isn’t too late to start, and I have just the card to help you get your cards made - - Pretty and Quick!
The Stampin’ Up! Simple Stamping theme for December is Thank You. One stamp set, ink and note card paper.
The Globla Design Project has a theme challenge this week; ‘Tis The Season. There are so many beautiful Christmas stamps and papers that could be used it was hard to make a choice. In the end, I decided to make my card simple and elegant.
Some cards are beautiful, some cards have fancy techniques, and some cards are fun. My card today definitely falls in the fun category!! These two are definitely a great pair.
Black ice on the roads can be very dangerous, but Black Ice as a stamping technique can be very beautiful.
The last few days have been snowy in Wasaga Beach. This is both good and bad news!! It is good news because I love to ski, and Blue Mountain is opening this Friday. The bad news is that we haven’t seen the sun much as it has been cloudy and snowing. Today I have a sunny card to fix that!
The Global Design Project has a sketch challenge this week. This is such a cute sketch, with the little cut out on the top side. Here is the card I made using the sketch as my inspiration.
As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I belong to a group of demonstrators that have a weekly business chat. The woman that facilitates these chats is fantastic. She has been a demonstrator for many years and has lots of great experience and ideas. She openly shares these with us, along with research she has done on each topic.
Recently she lost her son, a devasting but very real life event. I wanted to make a sympathy card for her. Something simple that would let her know that at a terrible time there were people that wanted to support her.
If you follow my blog, you know that I am in love with the new In Colour Grapefruit Grove. It is showing up in a lot of my cards these days!! I love how it easily coordinates with so many other colours in our collections, and how bright and cheery it is. Today I have used it with Rich Razzleberry and Pear Pizzazz for my card.
If you love today's card, you need to act quick! I have used some items that are only available while supplies last, and only until the end of May. One of those items is the Peek-a-Boo Peach card stock. I really like this soft summery colour and will miss it when it retires.
The Global Design Project this week is a colour challenge, and they are bright colours that make me think of flowers. I decided that in addition the Global Design Project Challenge, I would also challenge myself to use only these 3 colours, and not even add in a neutral.