Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Butterfly Birthday Wishes

Whew.. it has been a cRazY week! My daughter will be home from college in exactly 10 days! She goes to school in Florida and we haven't seen her since Christmas so we are anxiously awaiting her arrival.. even marking the days off the calendar! :)
Anyways, my post today is a birthday card. I didn't make it for anyone special, I just love this stamp set. But not better than the Forest Friends of course!

Stamps: Flores Suaves (from the Spanish Catalog) & Fundamental Phrases
Cardstock: Whisper White, Pretty In Pink & Pink Passion
Ink: Basic Black & Pixie Pink
Accessorries: SNAIL adhesive, Pretty In Pink Grossgrain Ribbon, Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Watercolor Pencils & Dimentionals

Sunday, May 3, 2009


My post today is .. I think really cute! I had this little pad and recovered it! This is the girl version of one I made for my son because he likes to carry around a little pad and write stuff down... being a boy, I can only imagine what! :)

Stamps: Polka Dot Punches
Cardstock: Simply Scrappin' Love Sparkles, Basic Black and Whisper White
Ink: Whisper White Craft
Accessorries: Embossing Powder, Heat Gun, Eyelet Punch, SNAIL adhesive, Black Gingham Ribbon, Dimentionals and Dazzling Diamonds (of course!)

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Sharen's Birthday Card

I made this card for my sister-in-law Sharen's birthday. I decided to use the green because it reminded me of the green green grass of home (Iowa).

Stamps: Fundamental Phrases & Forest Friends (my favorite stamp set!)
Cardstock: Glorious Green, Whisper White & Rainbow Sherbert Designer Paper
Ink: Basic Black & Glorious Green
Accessories: Circle Scallop Punch, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, Oval Punch, Scalloped Oval Punch, SNAIL adhesive, Eyelet Punch, Black Gingham Ribbon, Watercolor Pencils, Dimentionals and Dazzling Diamonds (of course!)

Friday, May 1, 2009

May Day Card

This is my May Day card... I wish my friend Willie were here for me to give it to her. I left a May Day basket on her door for years and years until we moved from Iowa. Whew! That was a whole lotta years ago.
This was a simple, quick and easy card to make! I used no stamps. I cut the basket and handle by hand.

Stamps: N/A
Cardstock: So Saffron & Chocolate Chip Textured Paper, Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Real Red, Barely Banana, Glorious Green, Blush Blossom, & Bashful Blue
Ink: Chocolate Chip (sponged on the basket)
Accessories: Wide Oval Punch, Circle Scallop Punch, Big Shot, Big Shot Birds and Blooms Dies, Stampin' Up Billboard Die, SNAIL adhesive, Eyelet Punch, Black Gingham Ribbon, Dimentionals and Dazzling Diamonds (of course!)