Category: Lovely As A Tree

Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings

My last post until the New Year. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my readers for checking out my blog this year. Wishing you all the very best for 2014. See you then. ================ What's happening now with Stampin' Up! - links to relevant posts are above The Holiday Catalogue is … Continue reading Seasons Greetings

Dictionary Oak Woodgrain

Dictionary Oak Woodgrain

Background stamps can be useful for just about any occasion. Dictionary has made its way into the latest catalogue as one of these versatile images. My project today has not turned out anything like I imagined. My first thought was to use this background on a feminine card. Without even thinking about it, I have … Continue reading Dictionary Oak Woodgrain

Lovely As A Tree Contempo Christmas Shimmer

Lovely As A Tree Contempo Christmas Shimmer

This Christmas card started out as a one layer card, but after finishing the stamping, I felt that it needed something to lift it. The base of Naturals Ivory was stamped with the flourish from Elements of Style in Old Olive. A frame made from the Decorative Label Punch created a reverse mask which allowed … Continue reading Lovely As A Tree Contempo Christmas Shimmer

Faux Patina

Patina - you know that greenish or bluish look that old metal and timber gets. This is the technique challenge on Splitcoaststampers today. I am trying to achieve that bluish green gray look that timber gets when left outdoors for a long time. I started by inking the Stripes EF with Sahara Sand and then … Continue reading Faux Patina

Plaid Christmas

Plaid Christmas

Still trying to get my Christmas cards completed. At this rate, it will be Christmas 2012 before I finish. Today I have used a textured plaid technique to create a vintage style card. The Stripes EF is inked before placing the cardstock in for embossing. Remove the cardstock, clean the folder, and ink with another … Continue reading Plaid Christmas

Framed Tulips Square Tree

I have had my Framed Tulips Textured Embossing Folder for a while now, and have been checking out other blogs for inspiration. The folder usually produces a rectangular frame. Here, I have turned it into a square. Unfortunately, I can't find the link of where I saw this great card that I have CASED. If … Continue reading Framed Tulips Square Tree