Bells & Boughs · Blendabilities · Chalk Talk Framelits · Christmas · Corner Rounder Punch · Deck the Halls Photocard Kit · Deco Labels Framelits · Digital Content · Vintage

Bells & Boughs Artichoke Poinsettia

I have been playing a lot with My Digital Studio lately, and in the Online Shop, I found vintage style Deck the Halls Photocard Digital kit which I love [and a bargain at $4.50]. It contains the Bells & Boughs stamp set, Christmas collage image, Christmas postcard image and 4 DSP patterns. For today's card, I printed out… Continue reading Bells & Boughs Artichoke Poinsettia

Chalk Talk Framelits · Clean and Simple · High Five

High Five Blackberry Rose Cantaloupe

Did you realise how much inspiration there is in the Annual Catalogue? It is a great place to get ideas for using your stamp sets in different ways. Today, I thought I would CASE [copy and share everything] one of the cards using the High Five set on page 137. It uses a note card… Continue reading High Five Blackberry Rose Cantaloupe

Chalk Talk Framelits · Challenges · Creative Crew Challenge · Favorite Thoughts · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Creative Crew May 2014 Challenge 4

The last of the May challenges is Scrapbook and More Focus: "Mini Books. Try your hand at Julie Griffith's idea of a toilet tissue tube book." Visit my gallery at Splitcoaststampers for more details of Julie's idea. My mini album was made with Afternoon Picnic DSP, Chalk Talk Framelits, sentiments from Favorite Thoughts [using MDS],… Continue reading Creative Crew May 2014 Challenge 4

Argyle TIEF · Chalk Talk Framelits · Dry Embossing · Faux Letterpress · Secret Garden

Secret Garden Black Mambo Argyle

As part of the recent 'brayer' afternoon with my sisters, I showed them how to use the brayer to create a faux letterpress look. It really is quite simple, and yet produces the most amazing results. One of my sisters challenged me to use Melon Mambo for my sample as I seldom use such bright… Continue reading Secret Garden Black Mambo Argyle

Anything but cards · Beautiful Wings Embosslits · Chalk Talk Framelits · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Up in the Air

Up in the Air Garden Starfruit Tag

Tags are all the go these days. This one uses two of the dies from Chalk Talk, images from Up in the Air [retired], butterflies from the Beautiful Wings Embosslits and Summer Starfruit Stitched Satin Ribbon. A simple, yet effective way to make your gift even more appealing. Just think of the possibilities - any… Continue reading Up in the Air Garden Starfruit Tag

Beautifully Baroque TIEF · Chalk Talk Framelits · Dry Embossing · Lovely Romance · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Top Note

Lovely Romance Midnight Baroque

Lovely Romance is an elegant stamp set that has images that also fit into the Chalk Talk Framelits. I used a Whisper White Top Note shape and embossed it with the Beautifully Baroque TIEF. After layering this onto a base of Midnight Muse, I added a piece of Midnight Muse Stitched Satin Ribbon and then… Continue reading Lovely Romance Midnight Baroque