Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Salem Fair 2nd Place Ribbon

First try entering a card in the fair.  I entered the Tropical card and won 2nd place!!!!    

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Because I Care Hydrangea

I loved this card.  The colors where for Stampin' 411 (So Saffron, Old Olive, and Certainly Celery) couple of weeks ago and this was the sample card.  Start with the base layer So Saffron cardstock.  Certainly Celery layer is stamped all over with the hydrangea image from the Level 1 Hostess Set in SU's new 2010/2011 Idea book-which you can earn-called "Because I Care" using Versamark ink (first time I have used Versamark).  Sprinkle Clear Embossing Powder (again a first time use), shake off the excess and heat until melted.  Sponge the edges with Certainly Celery Ink.  Focal image uses the same hydrangea inked with Old Olive (be sure to clean the Versamark off ) and stamped onto Certainly Celery cardstock.  Using a cotton swab and Old Olive ink add some touches of color around edges.  Then mat twice with Basic Black and Old Olive cardstocks.  On the bottom added 3/4" strip of Old Olive cardstock, stamped the border image along bottom edge, also from "Because I Care" stamp set, using SU's Whisper White Craft ink, added a thin strip of black ribbon which I had to give it a more vintage look.  The sentiment to is from the "Because I Care" stamp set inked with Basic Black ink and stamped on So Saffron cardstock.  Punched with the Large Oval punch and sponged edges with So Saffron ink.  Then tied black bow in corner.  I hope you enjoy! Happy Stampin' until we stamp again, Lynette 
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Monday, July 5, 2010

Update Your Stampin' Up! With Color Renovation Color Kits!!!

Retrofit your existing SU products with the new color kits! With all the excitement of SU's color renovation, you might be wondering what the best way is to update your existing SU products.  Wonder no more! With the new color kits, you can get all of SU's new colors (and just the colors you need) without the expense of replacing products you already have.  Just click on the sidebar that says Color Retrofit to see the list or email me at: to order or with nay questions.

Stampin' Sisters In Christ #46 Challenge 2nd

I was in a masculine mood.  This is my second entry in SSIC where they want blue used.  Very simple to make.  Using SU Basic Black, whisper White, and Brillaint Blue (Retired) CS, stamped the motorcycle from the Summer Mini.  Then I used SU Watercolor Pencils, blue on the bike, black on the tires & seat, and gray on the spokes  and engine trying to give it a chrome effect.
Happy Stampin' until we stamp again, Lynette         

Stampin' Sisters In Christ #46 Challenge 1st

Happy 4th of July weekend, a little late.  The challenge for SSIC this week is to use blue somewhere.  This month at church I am doing the T.E.A.M. Kids doing morning worship & I needed something to give to them afterwards. Sinjce yesterday was the 4th, I bought pacakges of lifesavers rolled in SU Brillaint Blue (retired), using the Red, White, and Blue jumbo roller with Night of Navy ink cartridge over Whisper White and then tied with Real Red Grosgrain ribbon.  The top is Real Red CS just cut at intervals.  
Happy Stampin' until we stamp again, Lynette