Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Valentine Owl

Here is a new release from The Cutting Cafe. This is one of the printable images in the Valentine Set 2.

Head over to The site......Regina has a good deal on!

I love the sugar coated brads you can buy......don't have any, so made my own. I put diamond glaze on the brad then sprinkled sugar on them and let them dry!! Worked like a charm!!!

Paper- certainly celery, white, K&Company dp.

Accessories- Sewing machine, dimenionals, brads, prima flowers, MS border punches, Spellbinder dies, prisma markers

HAPPY NEW YEARS to one and all!!!!!


Tuesday, December 30, 2008

TLC201 Happy Birthday!

Here is my card for Monday's challenge. This is a very cool fold. I did have a few problems figuring out how to add the ribbon but got it eventually.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: "Happy Birthday from Li'l Peanut
Paper: white, almost amethyst
Ink: white craft
Accessories: embossing powder, sizzix gift die, Bling, Spellbinder die, silk flower, MS fern punch, glue dots, stickles


Valentine Pillow box

The pattern used to make this pillow box is from The Cutting Cafe. The circle stamped image is from a new Valentine set also available at The Cutting Cafe

Stamped image- Valentine Circle set
Paper- K&Company Dp., white, gold
Accessories- gold ribbon, Spellbinder dies, prisma markers, Bling, Sizzix Clearlits heart.

Thanks for looking!


Heart and Home

Here is a card using a new valentines set called"All Hearts" from "The Cutting Cafe". My first thought when I opened this set of printable images was a warm cozy quilt so that is why I made this background.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: All Hearts
Paper: rose red, grey, white, dp
Ink: printer ink
Accessories: slot punch, spellbinder dies, ribbon, key charm, black pen, stickles, dimenionals, prisma markers.



We bought each other a fireplace for Christmas this year and look who just loves it!!!!! My fur baby, Chloe!
Looks like I have competition for the heat!

Monday, December 29, 2008

Here is another image included in the Valentines set from "The Cutting Cafe" You can purchase this set and much more here

Stamps: printable stamp Images, Valentines set
Paper: rose red, white, DP
Ink: black printer ink
Accessories: sewing machine, stickels, MS border punch, CB embossing folder, dimenionals, silk flowers, brad, MS fern punch, glue dots, diamond glaze, SU rose red marker


Loads of Love

Here is my second card for the day. I used the printable stamped images from "The Cutting Cafe". You can see all the wonderful images for sale here
Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Loads of Love, The Cutting Cafe
Paper: almost amethyst, real red, white, black
Ink: black
Accessories: CB embossing folders, Spellbinder dies, brads, prima flower, prisma flowers, stickles, silver gel pen, MS border punch, dimenionals

Male Valentine Card

Here is a card using the new Valentines printable set from "The Cutting Cafe". I tried to make this card more for a man and believe me it wasn't easy holding back on all the girly stuff!!! LOL!
Here is where to buy this set plus much more!

Stamps: printable stamped image from "The Cutting Cafe"
Paper: real red, black, white
Ink: black
Accessories: prima flowers, ticket corner punch, CB embossing folder, ribbon, SU scalloped punch, MS border punch, brads


Sunday, December 28, 2008

Baby Card

Here is a baby card I made for my best friends first Grandchild!! I am so excited for her! Hope everyone had a great Christmas! Thanks for looking!
Stamps: Warm words, Li'l Peanut
Paper: cameo coral, white, DP
Ink: black, white craft
Accessories: Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, black pen for Faith Dots, prisma premier markers, dimenionals, ribbon, rhinestone flowers, pearl brads, white embossing powder, MS border punch


Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Birthday Card

Here is a card for my brother using my new stamp set from Artful Inkables. I just love this set...the animals are so darn cute!Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Critter Country, weathered
Paper: old olive, creamy caramel, white, pumpkin pie
Ink: black
Accessories: Spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, metal ribbon slide, prisma markers, ribbon, dimenionals


Sunday, December 21, 2008

Celebrating 2009

Here is my first card using the New Years set 1 and 2 from The Cutting Cafe. You can get these and other sets on sale here.
Stamped images are from The Cutting Cafe
Paper- brocade blue, white, pretty in pink
Accessories- MS border punch, prisma markers, gold gel pen, dimenionals, ribbon, slot punch, star brads

Last of the Christmas Cards!

I am finally at the end of the Christmas cards for the year! My customers really gave me a workout this year!!!!!This card was inspired by a card Laurie(SU Demo) did for our stamp club this month. I took the liberty to add the back to the Christmas ornament. The ornament opens to put your message.Thanks for looking!I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!!!!!!

Stamps: Warm words
Paper: ruby red, old olive, white, MS dp.
Ink: old olive
Accessories: silk flower, ribbon, CB embossing folder, Spellbinder dies, large brad, glue dots, dimenionals, crop-a-dile, round tab punch


Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Lil' Pea Nut Birthday!

I just got this set yesterday from Craft Lounge. I love the image of Lil' Pea Nut!!!! Here is my first card using it!TFL!

Stamps: Lil' Pea Nut
Paper: green galore, white, yellow, Basic Grey Dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: Spellbinder dies, round punch, ribbon, flower brads, dimenionals, Prisma markers, gel pens, SU scalloped punch CB embossing folder


Friday, December 12, 2008

Merry CB Christmas!

I am having a lazy day at home today! Only made this one card!!!!! TFL!

Stamps: Lots of Thoughts
Paper: almost amethyst, white
Ink: black
Accessories: CB embossing folders, SU scalloped border punch, brads, MS snowflake punch, bling, ribbon, spellbinder dies, dimenionals


Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Valentine Card and Pillow Box

The stamped image on the card and the template for the pillow box are from The Cutting Cafe. Drop by and take a look at Regina's designs! She has a good sale on right now on all her boxes!Here is the link .

Stamps: Stamped Image- The Cutting Cafe
Paper: white, regal rose,K&Company Dp., mellow moss
Ink: printer ink
Accessories: mylar, SU chunky glitter, prima flowers, pearl brads, ribbon, MS fern punch, dimenionals, glue dots, walnut ink for ageing printable stamp, paper piercer, MS embossing border punch, SU scalloped punch, scalloped scissors,


Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Warm Winter Wishes

Here is another card using Lily and Billy from Pink Cat Studio.These two sure do seem to like winter!!!!!!TFL!

Stamps: Lily and Billy Winter
Paper: bashful blue, white
Ink: bashful blue, black
Accessories: prisma markers, brads, snowflake mask, sponges, stickles, gel pens,Spellbinder dies, ribbon, dimenionals


Divided Gift Box

Here is a box using one of Regina's newest box design. This one has dividers inside to make 4 compartments. I made it for Valentines.If you are interested in this pattern or any of the others please visit-here .Regina has a good deal on right now on all her box patterns.

Stamps: Always
Paper: white, rose red, black,mellow moss, Valentine dp.
Ink: black, rose red
Accessories: large prima, jumbo brad, ribbon, silver brads, mini brads, SU markers, Spellbinder dies, round punch, MS border punch, CB embossing folder, CB leaf die.


Monday, December 8, 2008

Here is a candy box made using the new pattern from The Cutting Cafe. Regina has a good deal on all her box templates here.

From today until Wednesday December 10, 2008 (midnight...pacific standard time)
you can get all of the boxes The Cutting Cafe has for $9.99.........that is a savings of about $9.99
I want all the boxes contains:
Assorted Pillow Box set
Christmas Pillow Box set
Cupcake Box with Lid
Quarter Fold box
Long Window Box
Candy Box
Square Box with dividers
Price $9.99

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Snow Angels

Another Lily and Billy image. They remind me of my 2 grandchildren. The first snowfall and they had to go out to show me how to make snow angels!!TFL!

Paper: white, glorious green, DP
Ink: Black
Accessories: MS border punch, MS snowflake punch, ribbon, bling, prisma markers, dimenionals, stickles, Spellbinder dies, brads
Techniques: Tent card


Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Lily and Billy

This is a new set from Pink Cat Studio. I love the images of Lily and Billy.....they are so cute! I would like to thank Cindy Haffner for the great idea of running the image through the CB using the Swiss dot folder!

Stamps: Lily and Billy
Paper: almost amethyst, white, silver
Ink: black
Accessories: CB embossing folder, Spellbinder dies, MS snowflake punch, MS border punch, ribbon, bling, silver brads, silver gel pen, prisma markers


Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Simple Christmas

As you can see I really do like making these flowers!!!!! Thanks Laurie for inspiring me!Anywho here is my card!TFL!!!

Stamps: MFT- Home for the Holidays
Paper: white, always artichoke
Ink: always artichoke
Accessories: CB embossing folder, glue dots, ribbon, rhinestone brad. scor-pal, ticket corner punch


Monday, December 1, 2008

Cuttlebug Christmas

I love the flowers made with the 5 petal punch. I don't have one but I do have the die to make a 4 petal flower. So here it is!

Paper: always artichoke, rose red, white, My Minds Eye Dp.
Accessories: CB embossing folder, CB die, MS border punch, rhinestone brad, oval punch, silver cord, ribbon, glue dots, silver brads


Sunday, November 30, 2008

Happy New Years!

Here is another card using one of the stamped images from the new set called Holiday Big Words from "The Cutting cafe"-

Stamps: Holiday Big Word stamped image, Michaels 1.50 stamp
Paper: sage shadow, white, gold
Ink: black printer ink
Accessories: CB embossing folder, CB dies, Spellbinder dies, prisma markers, mini gold brads, silver brads. dimenionals, MS embossing border punch, diamond glaze for the bottle, gold pen

I took a close up of the bottle to show you that I did it in layers. It is also hard to see, but there is diamond glaze on the bottle to make it look like glass.

Holiday Big Words

Regina has designed another Holiday set called "Holiday Big Words" You can purchase these and more here-

Stamps: Holiday Big Words- The Cutting Cafe
Paper: white, hunter green, rose red
Ink: printer ink
Accessories: stickles, ribbon, MS border punch, MS fern punch, dimenionals, liquid applique, round corner punch, prisma markers, slot punch


Friday, November 28, 2008

Scandinavian Christmas

I fell in love with this set the minute I saw it!I would like to thank Cindy Haffner for telling me about "My Minds Eye "paper! I love it!Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Scandinavian Season
Paper: bordering blue, white, My Minds Eye dp
Ink: bordering blue
Accessories: MC border punches, Spellbinder dies, ribbon, snowflake brad, pearl


Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Christmas Gift Card

Here is my gift card for the TLC challenge on Splitcoast Stampers. The stamped image is from "The Cutting Cafe". Here is the link-
Thanks for looking!

Stamps: stamped image from The Cutting Cafe
Paper: real red, kraft, white, Basic Grey dp.
Ink: black printer ink, red SU marker
Accessories: ribbon, rubber charm, paper piercer, dimenionals, circle punch, spellbinder die

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Happy Holidays

Here is a technique we learned in card class last week. Thanks Laurie! You make a window in the paper you want to use. Place packing tape on the backside of the window. On the front side(the sticky side) sprinkle fine glitter and spread with your finger. Place your image behind to give it a frosty effect.

The round stamped image is from The Cutting Cafe. You can purchace the file here

Regina has some amazing templates and stamped images for sale!

Stamps: Lovely as a tree, Christmas Circle stamped image- The Cutting Cafe
Paper: sage shadow, white, creamy caramel, My Minds Eye Dp.
Ink: hunter green, black printer ink
Accessories: spellbinder dies, packing tape, glitter, prisma markers, CB dies, 1 inch circle punch, ribbon, gold brads, creamy caramel marker, glue dots


Monday, November 24, 2008

Be Merry

The Santa hat is another template from The Cutting Cafe. You can purchase the template and lots more here

Stamps: Template from The Cutting Cafe, Warm Words
Paper: vanilla, My Minds Eye Dp, baja breeze
Ink: chocolate chip
Accessories: spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, velvet flower, MS border punch, MS snowflake, rhinestone brads, dimenionals


Christmas Stocking

Here is a card using two Christmas stamp image sets from Regina at The Cutting Cafe. The stocking is one of 6 images and the Circle image is one of 12. You can purchase these images here-

Stamps: Christmas Set 1(set of 6 images), Round Christmas images( set of 12)
Paper: real red, wasabi, white, soft sky, Christmas Dp.
Ink: printer ink
Accessories: spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, round corner punch, liquid applique, stickles, prisma markers, gold pen, ribbon, dimenionals, MS border punch,


Sunday, November 23, 2008

Christmas Joy

Regina has a new Christmas set at The Cutting Cafe. This image is one of 6 in the set.You can purchase these images here

Stamps: images from The Cutting Cafe
Paper: real red, white, more mustard, glorious green
Ink: printer
Accessories: ribbon, CB embossing folder, spellbinder dies, prisma markers, rhinestone brads, snowflake brad, prima flowers, dimenionals


Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Valentine Cupcake

Here is a very early Valentine card!! I love these cupcakes designed by Regina at The Cutting Cafe.

Paper: real red, white
Ink: printer ink
Accessories: spellbinder dies, pearls, cloth covered brads, silk flowers, ribbon, CB embossing folder, MS border punch, prisma markers, stickles, red gel pen, white gel pen


Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Christmas Pillow Box

Regina has come up with another great template! Here is a Christmas pillow box. I also used Regina's Circle Christmas set.You can buy the template here

Paper: MS dp., white, gold, mylar
Ink: computer printer
Accessories: template( The Cutting Cafe), ribbon, gold cord, silk flowers, pearl brads, bling, 1 1/4inch punch, spellbinder die, gold pen, MS fern punch


Monday, November 17, 2008

Christmas Circle Stamp

Here is just one of the 4 two inch circle images available at "The Cutting Cafe". There are also 1 inch. and 1 1/2inch circle stamp images Here is the like for The Cutting Cafe.

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Stamp images from "The Cutting Cafe"
Paper: certainly celery, real red, white, dp
Ink: Computer printer
Accessories: MS border punches, spellbinder dies, ribbon, star brads,dimenionals, distressing tool.


Soccer Sophie Birthday! (aka Wedding cake Sophie)

A friend asked me to make a birthday card for her daughter using my Riley and Sophie stamps and to make it a soccer player. Her daughter plays soccer you see. Well I put my thinking cap on and took my Sophie with the wedding cake stamp, took out the wedding cake and placed a soccer ball(a gif. I got from the internet) Then I dressed Sophie in a uniform like my friends daughter's team wears.I sure hope she likes it!Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Sophie with wedding cake
Paper: real red, white, Basic Grey Dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: MS border punches, ribbon, mini gold brads for earrings, spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, dimenionals, sponge, white pen, prisma markers, happy birthday rub on


Sunday, November 16, 2008

Skinny Gift Cards using Avery Labels

Here are some gift cards I made using scraps of card stock and Avery Labels! I had seen this awhile ago and thought it was a great idea!!

Stamps: Perfect presentation, Always
Paper: old olive, rose red, Avery labels
Ink: black, rose red, old olive
Accessories: ribbon, bling, black pen, SU markers, Avery Labels


Grandson's Birthday Card

Here is a card I made today for my Grandson's third birthday. He loves dinosaurs!!! Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Little Paper Shop,
Paper: mellow moss, white, Basic Grey Dp, summer sun
Ink: Black, mellow moss, certainly celery, really rust
Accessories: gold dots, ribbon, dimenionals, spellbinder dies, MS border punch, prisma markers, 1in. and 1 1/4in. punch, CB embossing folder


Saturday, November 15, 2008

Christmas Box & Card Set

Here is a set made using the templates available at The Cutting Cafe. These would make wonderful Christmas gifts! You can get the templates for this here

Paper: Martha Stewart dp.,
Accessories: silk flowers, CB embossing folder, ribbon, sticky tape,bling,MS border embossing punch, Mylar for window
Techniques: paper piecing


Friday, November 14, 2008

Quarter Fold Card Box

Here is a quarter fold box to put cards in. The template is from The Cutting Cafe. This box is super easy to make. Just fill it with your handmade cards and you have a great Christmas gift!You can get your template here-

Thanks for looking!

Paper: artichoke, pink, Basic Grey dp.
Accessories: MS border punch, ribbon, chipboard letter, SU chunky glitter, diamond glaze, spellbinder dies, sticky tape


Thursday, November 13, 2008

Here is a box made using the cupcake box template from The Cutting Cafe. These are simple to make and a great idea for giving a cupcake to a special someone!

Stamps: so many scallops
Paper: pink, mellow moss, K&Company dp.
Ink: SU markers
Accessories: silk flower, spellbinder dies, CB embossing folder, pearl brad, scalloped punch, lace, ribbon, silk flower, glue dots


A Cupcake Birthday!

Here is a card using one of the 4 cupcake templates from The Cutting Cafe. These are a lot of fun to put together! Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Riveting
Paper: mellow moss, pink, ivory, K&comp. dp.
Ink: mellow moss
Accessories: CB embossing folders, spellbinder dies, 1 1/4in. round punch, MS fern punch, rhinestone brads, bling, stickles, dimenionals
Techniques: paper piecing


Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Long Gift Box

Here is a box using a template from The Cutting Cafe. Regina's templates are user friendly! You can see more of her templates here-

Paper: SU dp
Accessories: Mylar for window, bone folder, MS embossing border punch. ribbon, large brad. silk flower, MS fern punch, stickles
Techniques: using box template


The Cutting Cafe Christmas Stocking

This card was made using the pdf template which can be purchased from "The Cutting Cafe" Here is the web address-

Stamps: Warm words
Paper: white, real red, Christmas dp
Ink: black
Accessories: MS border punch, ribbon, large brad, silk flower, stickles, CB embossing folder, black pen for faux stitching, fern punch, CB snowflake die, red pen for dots
Techniques: paper piecing


Monday, November 10, 2008

I am so Excited!

Today I was asked by Regina to join her group of designers! To think it all started with her cupcake design! You can visit Regina's site here.
Thanks Regina for asking me!

Another Cupcake Card

Another image from The Cutting Cafe. As I was making this one I remembered last year when my granddaughter and I made a cake for her Mom and Dad's anniversary. We decorated the top with edible flowers!!Thanks once again for looking!

Stamps: Cupcake image
Paper: pale plum, white, barely banana,K&Company dp.
Ink: black printer ink
Accessories: CB embossing folder, spellbinder dies, prima flowers, brads, liquid applique, prisma markers
Techniques: gatefold card


This is my first card using images from "The Cutting Cafe".I love these cupcake images!!!It is hard to see the charm; it is gloved hands holding a flower.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Cupcake- "The Cutting Cafe"
Paper: pretty in pink, white, Martha S. Dp
Ink: black
Accessories: MS embossing border punch, spellbinder dies, charm, ribbon, liquid applique, gel pens, prisma markers, SU chunky glitter, dimenionals


Sunday, November 9, 2008

Embrace Life Medallion

I love making medallions!!! Here is another using my favorite!!!I hope everyone is having a great Sunday!Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Embrace Life, Warm Words
Paper: pretty in pink, white
Ink: black, pretty in pink,
Accessories: wrought iron punch, spellbinder dies, aqua pen, bling, ribbon, CB embossing folder, dimenionals
Techniques: Medallion, water color


Friday, November 7, 2008

A Green Football Christmas

It is well known here in Canada that Saskatchewan has the best and most loyal football fans!!!!!A friend of mine asked me to make this card for a friend of hers. I hope she likes it!

Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Football Riley
Paper: real red, glorious green, Basic Grey Dp.
Ink: black, hunter green
Accessories: wrought iron punch, spellbinder dies, brad, prisma markers, dimenionals, sakura white gel pen, Sakura gel pens


Wednesday, November 5, 2008

SC201 Congrats

Here is my take on the challenge today.Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Sassy Stems
Paper: real red, white, Basic grey dp.
Ink: black
Accessories: MS border punch, dimenionals, ribbon, black pen, prisma markers, slot punch