Here is another card I made for Matthew and Richard. I made both of theirs the same. I have a lot of trouble making cards for guys! I always want to add all the feminine touches to them but I don't think that they would appreciate that! I am sure they are not going to think much of the Blushing Bride Cardstock that I used. I really like the Blushing Bride and Bravo Burgandy together - they look good together! Matthew is over the pneumonia and Richard is over his cold - both are feeling much better.
Stamp Set: Bliss (sale-a-bration) and Sincere Salutations
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Bravo Burgandy and Blushing Bride
Ink: Bravo Burgandy
Accessories: Top Note Die, Big Shot, Corner Rounder Punch, Sponge and Snail
I sponged (just blotted) over the Blushing Bride Top Note with Bravo Burgandy and then sponged around the edges.
Hope you like the card. This is the first time that I used the "Bliss" stamp that was in the sale-a-bration catalog that ran from January 25th until March 31, 2011. I hate to see this stamp in particular go. It looks like it could be used in a lot of different ways. Let me know what you think!
I was in a Technique Swap using Stampin' Up! products and received them today. I thought I would share them with you. I hope that you enjoy them!
The swap above and below are the front and back of this persons swap - it was done on printer paper and not cardstock that is why you can see the words from the other side.
My scanner is about to kick the bucket so the pictures are not that great. The above 6 x 6 card is really awesome to see in person. I love this look!
Aren't the embossing folders awesome!!! I think this really shows this one off - doing it with the ink to give it the 2-Tone look!
The above technique is Heat Embossing in silver (the heart and the saying - - - saying: A true friend reaches for your hand and touches your heart.)
As you have read above I love the Stampin' Up! embossing folders. This looks like it would be hard but is so easy! The end results are fabulous!
This technique was done with Stampin' Up!'s "My Digital Studio" (MDS). It really looks nice doesn't it - so realistic!
Thank You for stopping by my blog today! I hope that you enjoyed the Technique swap that I have shared with you - let me know what you think. If you have any question just let me know. Have a great day! Cathy
Quick update on the boys in Boot Camp - - - They both have caught colds and not feeling well. Matthew has been sick since he got there and finally gave in and went to see the doctor. He has phenomona and has been put on bed rest. I sure hope he gets to feeling better fast!
Clearance Rack is going fast...
The Clearance Rack is clearing out FAST! Be sure to order soon to get the items on your wish list and what you've been looking for! And don't forget the Grab Bags - they are available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST only. The last time Stampin' Up! offered these, they were FANTASTIC! When you get your Grab Bags in the mail, be sure to let me know what you got!
As announced on April 1, for a limited time we are offering $5, $10, and $15 grab bags on Demonstrator and Online orders. So far, many people have taken advantage of this offer--so many in fact that the $15 grab bags are already sold out. In order to keep a $15 option available, we’re now kitting together a $10 and a $5 grab bag to fulfill $15 grab bag orders.
Here are some great ideas to look at that are still available at the moment!:
Did you know that Stampin' Up has discontinued their Stampin' Around Cartridges (for wheels) in ink colors? They now only have black or uninked cartridges ($5.25 & $6.95). There are several colors of ink cartridges in the Clearance Rack including two that are current colors (Real Red and Certainly Celery). If the colors aren't exactly what you are looking for, consider this: you can actually wash the ink right out of the cartridge, re-ink the cartridge with the color you want and save yourself $3.26 on a standard cartridge or $4.16 on a Jumbo cartridge!
There are Earth Element & Rich Regal Stampin' Spots (6 and 7 colors of which are still current respectively) for only $8.99/12 - saving you $13.51! These make adorable favors with a small stamp for a child's birthday party!
There are many ribbons that are current colors, just not ribbons currently offered in those particular colors. So you can get these and still be able to coordinate with all the current cardstock, ink, etc.
The Mellow Moss 6x6 Album is perfect for a Technique Album! And only $6.79 - saving you $10.16!
And, of course, there is much more, so be sure to check out the Clearance Rack and Grab Bags soon!