Oh So Eclectic – FMS301

Today’s card was inspire by the challenge this week at Freshly Made Sketches.

My card starts off with Thick Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered a pattern from the Naturally Eclectic to the front of the card.

Next I cut a panel of Berry Burst cardstock.  I stamped the two flowers from the Oh So Eclectic stamp set in Versamark ink on the cardstock, sprinkled it with white embossing powder, and heat embossed it.

The sentiment comes from the Sunshine Sayings stamp set which I stamped in Versamark ink, sprinkled with white embossing powder, and heat embossed.  I added a bow around the Berry Burst cardstock using Thick Whisper White Baker’s Twine.

Enjoy!

2017 HOLIDAY CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE OPEN!

With the new Holiday Catalog comes all new paper, ribbon, and embellishments.  In order for you to get your hands on everything without necessarily having to buy one of it all, I’m offering a Product Share.

I offer a variety of options depending on what you’re looking for and you have until August 31st to sign up for it.

I will be placing my order September 1st and shares will be mailed mid-September (just as soon as I can cut and divide everything up).

Check out all the details and options here.

UPCOMING SEPTEMBER CLASSES OPEN:

If you are in the Upstate New York area, I would love for you to join me at my September stamp parties.  In September, I have two Make & Take parties (where we make four cards together), as well as a Holiday Catalog Party where we’ll make two cards using new product and play a few games that will give you the chance to earn the door prizes.  Check out all my events here.

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

PRODUCT LIST: 

Painted Autumn Sunflower Card

Today’s card was inspired by the challenge this week at Fab Friday.

My card today was a labor of love.  I’m not a huge fussy cutter, but with the gorgeous printed sunflowers on a pattern in the NEW Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper (available September 1st), I had to get my paper snips out!

My card starts off with Crushed Curry cardstock.  I took a panel of Early Espresso cardstock and embossed it using the Pinewood Planks embossing folder.  Before adhering it to the card, I adhered a doily behind it.

I took the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper and fussy cut out one of the sunflowers.  I added a strip of Tear & Tape adhesive to the Early Espresso cardstock where the sunflower would go and added a strip burlap and mini gold sequins.  I adhered the sunflower using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Thankful Thoughts stamp set in Crushed Curry ink on Whisper White cardstock.

Enjoy!

2017 HOLIDAY CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE OPEN!

With the new Holiday Catalog comes all new paper, ribbon, and embellishments.  In order for you to get your hands on everything without necessarily having to buy one of it all, I’m offering a Product Share.

I offer a variety of options depending on what you’re looking for and you have until August 31st to sign up for it.

I will be placing my order September 1st and shares will be mailed mid-September (just as soon as I can cut and divide everything up).

Check out all the details and options here.

UPCOMING SEPTEMBER CLASSES OPEN:

If you are in the Upstate New York area, I would love for you to join me at my September stamp parties.  In September, I have two Make & Take parties (where we make four cards together), as well as a Holiday Catalog Party where we’ll make two cards using new product and play a few games that will give you the chance to earn the door prizes.  Check out all my events here.

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

SNEAK PEEK Night in Bethlehem Card

For today’s card I decided to CASE (copy and selectively edit) another designer’s card from the Global Design Project challenge this week.  I chose Jessica Williams the other day.

This time I chose Shawn de Oliveira.  I was so inspired by her card, but decided to flip what part got heat embossed and what part got dry embossed.

My card starts off with Sahara Sand cardstock.  I took the pine bough from the NEW Christmas Happiness stamp set and stamped it in Versamark ink, sprinkled it with silver embossing powder, and heat embossed it.  I did this twice, both at the top and bottom of the card.

I then took a panel of Fresh Fig cardstock and dry embossed it using the new and gorgeous Winter Wonder TIEF.  I matted this on a piece of Silver Foil Sheet and adhered it to the card front.

I stamped the sentiment from the Night in Bethlehem stamp set in Fresh Fig ink on Whisper White cardstock.  I cut it out and mounted it on a scalloped oval of Silver Foil Sheet using the Layering Oval Framelits.  I folded over a piece Silver Metallic Edge Ribbon underneath it and also added a banner of Fresh Fig cardstock.

Enjoy!

2017 HOLIDAY CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE OPEN!

With the new Holiday Catalog comes all new paper, ribbon, and embellishments.  In order for you to get your hands on everything without necessarily having to buy one of it all, I’m offering a Product Share.

I offer a variety of options depending on what you’re looking for and you have until August 31st to sign up for it.

I will be placing my order September 1st and shares will be mailed mid-September (just as soon as I can cut and divide everything up).

Check out all the details and options here.

UPCOMING SEPTEMBER CLASSES OPEN:

If you are in the Upstate New York area, I would love for you to join me at my September stamp parties.  In September, I have two Make & Take parties (where we make four cards together), as well as a Holiday Catalog Party where we’ll make two cards using new product and play a few games that will give you the chance to earn the door prizes.  Check out all my events here.

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

Carols of Christmas Card

This week’s Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop is a sketch challenge.  Happy hopping!

My card today starts off with Thick Whisper White cardstock.  I took a panel from the Be Merry DSP and matted it on the NEW Champange Foil Sheet and adhered it to the card.

I took a panel of Whisper White cardstock and stamped the hanging ornaments in Cherry Cobbler ink.  I matted this on another piece of Champagne Foil Sheet.

I took a panel of Cherry Cobbler cardstock and stamped the sentiment in Versamark ink, sprinkled it with white embossing powder, and heat embossed it.  I matted the Cherry Cobbler cardstock on Champagne Foil Sheet and adhered it to the card.  I then added the cut out trees using the coordinating Card Front Builder Framelits.

Enjoy!

Now click the button below to see what Amy’s created this week.

  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Jari Francis
  5. Kristi Gray
  6. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

PRODUCT LIST:

CASE Thank You Card – GDP100

This week’s Global Design Project challenge is really fun.  Each designer has created a new card and we can choose which designer we’d like to CASE (copy and selectively edit).  I’ve chosen Jessica Williams.

I was immediately intrigued by her card.  It didn’t have a lot of bells and whistles, but it’s clean design was so pretty and I loved the bright colors.

My card starts off with Bermuda Bay cardstock.  I first took a panel of Whisper White cardstock and used the Embossing Paste to create my colored background.  I mixed some paste with Melon Mambo ink and some with Bermuda Bay ink and then spread them across the diamond patterned mask.  I matted the Whisper White on a piece of Vellum cardstock and adhered it to my card.

Next I used the Detailed Dragonfly thinlits to cut out a dragonfly using the Copper cardstock.

Next I stamped the sentiment from the Thankful Thoughts stamp set on Vellum cardstock in Versamark ink, sprinkled it with copper embossing powder, and heat embossed it.  I unraveled some Solid Whisper White Baker’s Twine and wound one of the strands behind the sentiment.  I also wound around some Copper Thread behind it.

Interesting discovery, vellum is usually hard to adhere to cards because you can see the adhesive through the paper.  However, this time I adhered it with Tape & Tear adhesive and I noticed you could barely see it!

Enjoy!

2017 HOLIDAY CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE OPEN!

With the new Holiday Catalog comes all new paper, ribbon, and embellishments.  In order for you to get your hands on everything without necessarily having to buy one of it all, I’m offering a Product Share.

I offer a variety of options depending on what you’re looking for and you have until August 31st to sign up for it.

I will be placing my order September 1st and shares will be mailed mid-September (just as soon as I can cut and divide everything up).

Check out all the details and options here.

UPCOMING SEPTEMBER CLASSES OPEN:

If you are in the Upstate New York area, I would love for you to join me at my September stamp parties.  In September, I have two Make & Take parties (where we make four cards together), as well as a Holiday Catalog Party where we’ll make two cards using new product and play a few games that will give you the chance to earn the door prizes.  Check out all my events here.

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

PRODUCT LIST:

Birthday Memories Card

My card today was inspired by this weeks TGIF Challenge.

My card today starts off with Soft Sky cardstock.  I took a strip of Tear & Tape adhesive and placed it down the middle of the card.  I then took the Pacific Point Stitched Edge Ribbon and sort of folded it onto itself over the adhesive.  I layered it  a panel of Pacific Point cardstock which I adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Next I took the Birthday Memories DSP and fussy cut out two cakes and a bunch of presents.  I arranged them over another pattern from the Birthday Memories DSP.

I layered the cake and presents with the sentiment which comes from the Birthday Delivery stamp set and was stamped in Real Red ink.  I added a few enamel dots to finish off the card.

Enjoy!

2017 HOLIDAY CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE OPEN!

With the new Holiday Catalog comes all new paper, ribbon, and embellishments.  In order for you to get your hands on everything without necessarily having to buy one of it all, I’m offering a Product Share.

I offer a variety of options depending on what you’re looking for and you have until August 31st to sign up for it.

I will be placing my order September 1st and shares will be mailed mid-September (just as soon as I can cut and divide everything up).

Check out all the details and options here.

UPCOMING SEPTEMBER CLASSES OPEN:

If you are in the Upstate New York area, I would love for you to join me at my September stamp parties.  In September, I have two Make & Take parties (where we make four cards together), as well as a Holiday Catalog Party where we’ll make two cards using new product and play a few games that will give you the chance to earn the door prizes.  Check out all my events here.

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

PRODUCT LIST:

SNEAK PEEK Christmas Happiness Card

Today’s card was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

My card today starts off with Thick Whisper White cardstock.  I used the NEW Christmas Happiness stamp set and stamped the needles in Old Olive ink (stamping straight on, as well as stamping off).

I took a pattern from the NEW Merry Little Christmas designer series paper and matted it on a panel of Early Espresso cardstock and adhered it to the card.  Using the Christmas Happiness stamp set, I stamped the outline of the two bigger pinecones in Early Espresso ink and stamped one solid pinecone image in Soft Suede ink and the other in Crumb Cake ink.

I stamped the sentiment in Early Espresso ink on Whisper White cardstock and stamped the background pinecone in Crumb Cake ink (stamping off twice first).  I fussy cut the pinecones out and adhered them to the card front.  I folded around some Old Olive Ribbon and tied a Linen Thread bow around it to hold it together.

Enjoy!

2017 HOLIDAY CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE OPEN!

With the new Holiday Catalog comes all new paper, ribbon, and embellishments.  In order for you to get your hands on everything without necessarily having to buy one of it all, I’m offering a Product Share.

I offer a variety of options depending on what you’re looking for and you have until August 31st to sign up for it.

I will be placing my order September 1st and shares will be mailed mid-September (just as soon as I can cut and divide everything up).

Check out all the details and options here.

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.