• Technique Tuesday

    Simple Stamping….

    #simplestamping… Have you seen how beautiful the Humming Along bundle is?? This is a must have… In the Occasions catalog pg 36, it is one of the new cling stamp sets and has matching die cuts too bundled together for $42.25. The card here is on one of the whisper white note card and envelopes (145583). Adding a few sweeps of the grapefruit grove ink, let it dry (really dry!) and then stamp in rich razzleberry. The punch, pretty label ( 143715) that was used initially was just a touch tooo big… so lets try to make it slightly smaller with the 2 inch circle punch(133782)… TaDah!! It ended up…

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    Lots of Happy Kit

    Remember all the coloring that was shared earlier this week…. Here is the finished product. Check out the kit it self on page 9 of the annual catalog. Here is what you get though… 5 different cards and four of each. This is an all inclusive kit, which means you get a spot of ink, stamps even dimensionals. All this for $35. great and easy gift. but fun to keep on hand for some fancy looking relaxing coloring and great cards to give to someone that needs a smile. Each card has a coordinating envelope… there is foil sheets, ribbon even some vellum leaves. The four colored pencils include two…

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    No Adulting off to my tent…

    I went into my tent to color Saturday, because of the snow. Coffee and Cards was about Kits. This kit is in the annual catalog (pg 9 146388 $35) Lots of Happy. The kit is an all inclusive one…ink, block, stamps, colored pencils and all the supplies for the 5 different designed cards. I will post the finished product later this week. The only thing that you need is a blender pen (pg 203 102845 $12 for 2) and multi purpose glue (pg 213 110755 $4). (ohhh, with just these items you have spent $50 and you get a FREE item!!) Please note that in the kit there are two…

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    New Technique ??

    Are you still in LOVE with the Share What You Love DSP (146926)…. I am!! How about a new technique?? I wanted to do a video to show how to do this, but have held this poor post for over a month.. Lets see if we can talk it out…I will do a video as a followup. Are you wondering where this “Grapefruit Grove” ribbon came from?? That is the technique! You really can make just about any white-ish ribbon any color. For this you will need: Silver Metallic-Edge ribbon (144213), Grapefruit Grove Ink pad (147142) and a sponge(141337). you take a section of ribbon and Slide it along the…

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    Hummmm

    Have you thought about the Stamparatus?? Now there are accessories!! If you do not have a Stamparatus ( 146276 pg207 $49.) and have questions, send me an email or even call me. Foam mat alone (150081) $3.00 Extra Plates Pair (149693) $15.00 Small Grid Paper (149621) $6.50 The whole kit Plates, Foam Mat and Grid paper (151049) $24.50. I look forward to my grid paper arriving for sure… if you watched Coffee and Cards a few weeks ago you will see why. Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Technique Tuesday

    Technique Tuesday…

    Welcome to Technique Tuesday (once or twice a month still figuring this out)… a new feature on the blog….Fun birthday card, right?? The Technique is faux metal… the happy birthday is actually embossed with silver embossing powder, 5 times… yup, one after another… supplies need: Silver embossing powder (pg202 109131 $5.), Heat Tool (pg203 129053 $30.) and VersaMark (pg202 102283 $9.). Then you need a sentiment, this card uses Treat Time Bundle (pg 35 w-148371 $52. c-148372 $45.75) Starting with your Very Vanilla or Whisper White cardstock you apply the VersaMark in a big enough area for your “sentiment” or image you desire, Apply the embossing powder, heat,let cool and…