Sunday, June 23, 2013

more "fussy" cutting . . .

. . . what was I thinking???  Actually, I found that the vellum is very forgiving :)  I love the way the tulips turned out - so soft and delicate, but I thought they needed some strong contrast to give them visual weight.

Make it Monday
Colored Vellum Flowers

stamps:  papertrey ink
papers:  stampin' up
embellishments:  button - papertrey ink, thread - DMC

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

it's all about COLOR!

oh, yes, I DO love the beach . . . and the gorgeous sunsets . . . takes me back to my college days in Hawaii  :)


stamps:  papertrey ink
papers:  stampin' up
embellishment:  crochet thread

Monday, June 17, 2013

Washi Tape Inspiration

I thought this tape was so fun because it changes patterns & colors as you unroll it!  I loved the bold, graphic patterns . . .

stamps:  stampin' up
papers:  stampin' up
dies:  papertrey ink
embossing folder:  sizzix
embellishments:  washi tape - smash; twine - the twinery

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Freshly Made Sketches 90

Here's a lovely little lavender card I created for my office stash, with a Freshly Made Sketch for my inspiration. (I'm not crazy about "fussy cutting," but in this case, I think it was worth it)


stamps:  papertrey ink
papers:  stampin' up
die:  sizzix
embellishments:  brad - reflections; rhinestones - stampin' up

Sunday, June 9, 2013

flagged borders

I don't have any flag style dies, so I used my "just the ticket" border die to create a birthday card for our nephew's little guy . . .

Make it Monday


stamps:  papertrey ink, stampin' up
papers:  stampin' up
die:  papertrey ink
embossing folder:  sizzix