Sunday, March 30, 2008

Birthday card sketch challenge

I decided to try something different this time. So I took on a sketch challenge by Beate I have never done this color combo before but I think it turned out alright. Had fun with this one. The stamp set used for this was "Birthday Whimsy" by stampin up and I used the cuttlebug for the backround. The card size is 5x5.

Friday, March 28, 2008

Transformer party invite and favor

My son who is turning 6 really wanted a transformer b-day party, so I had to figure out a design for it. I looked everywhere online for some kind of transformer stamp and of course I couldn't find one! I ended up having to make my own. I stamped the image with versamark and heat embossed it with silver embossing powder. The scratches on the inside of the card and on the box is stamped with the "sanded" backround stamp from stampin up. I just got it and it is quickly becomming one of my favorites! The favor is a 2 1/2" square box designed after the allspark cube. If you have seen the Transformers movie than you know what I am talking about. I will probably fill them with candy and have the kids go on a treasure hunt to find them(maybe).

This is the stamp that I made for the invite. Its made out of foam. I found an image in google and I printed it out. I than cut out the image and traced it onto foam and glued the peices onto another piece of foam. The stamp doesn't look all that pretty but it works really well.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Mothers Day Card

For my card group this month we decided to make mothers day cards. As you can tell I just can't get enough of using transparency sheets. I have been dying to make a card out of it. The butterflies are stamped with white craft ink on vellum and than embossed. I got the butterfly stamp from Joanns $ section. The "Cherish" and flourish stamp is from the Baroque Motifs set from Stampin up. The"Happy Mothers day" is also stampin up but it was borrowed so I'm not sure what set it belongs to.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Baby Shower favors

So here are the favors designed to match the theme. My friend Kim had made these duckies for it. Arn't they the cutest?! She got the mold and candy melts to make them from Micheals.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Baby Shower Invite

My friend is throwing a baby shower and wanted to do a pink and yellow ducky theme. What a fun theme! I was glad because I had this duck stamp that I bought at walmart over a year ago and had never used it. So I was very happy to put it to use. The "your invited" stamp was an acrylic stamp set from Micheals $1 stamp section. We are making favors to match the card. I will post that later.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Bunny Card

I love this bunny. Can you tell?! I had to make a card with it. I love pokadots. I got this pattern paper at Joanns. The white flower punch is by stampin up and the pink flower underneath is a punch from Micheals. The card size is 5 1/2 x 4 1/4

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Laffy Taffy box template

I had a few requests for this template. So here it is . This part is for the transparency sheet. If anyone does attempt to make this I would love to see what you do with it!

Here is the Top and bottom cover template for the box made out of pattern paper.

Friday, March 7, 2008

Laffy Taffy Box

I am really excited about this project. Thanks to my friend and her pregnancy craving for Laffy Taffys I was completely inspired. I made this for her birthday. The box is made out of one sheet of acetate. The box mesures 1 1/4"x 11".

The card measures 2 3/4''x 2 3/4" . The stamp set used was acrylic stamps from Micheals $ stamp section and "Birthday" is embossed with the cuttlebug.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Easter basket

I made this basket for my card group ladies. I had this idea in my head and was hoping it would work out. I love it when things turn out exactly how I invisioned. Well almost, my original basket had a paper strap. I definantly like the ribbon better. Isn't this bunny soooo cute? The stamp set I used is "Bunny Hugs" from Stampin up. I got it last spring in their mini catalog and glad that I did because they don't sell this set anymore. The size of this basket is 2 1/2" square. I used my cricut machine to cut out the grass and flowers.
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