Sunday, July 28, 2013

July Paper Pumpkin Bonus Cards!

Hi! The July Paper Pumpkin arrived on my doorstep earlier this month, and it is a super cute kit to make birthday banners for cakes. It came with three really cute background stamps, and I knew they would make some really cute cards so after I made the projects in the kit I made three cards.

For this first card, I created a mask from copy paper and the Circle Framelits and some temporary adhesive. I put that over a piece of Whisper White card stock and stamped the background stamps from the July kit with the Pool Party ink spot from the kit. I added some punched butterflies (Summer Starfruit), and the sentiment from the Starter Paper Pumpkin kit. A bit of Coastal Cabana ruffled ribbon is the finishing touch.

This second card is super simple... I stamped the backgrounds with Pool Party and Summer Starfruit ink on a Whisper White Note Card. The sentiment is from the Starter Kit again and I added a Summer Starfruit Dahlia.
For the third card, I embossed a piece of Smoky Slate card stock with the new Stylish Stripes embossing folder (available August 1st). I punched three Elegant Butterflies from Whisper White card stock and stamped them with the background stamps and ink spots from the July Paper Pumpkin. I added a rhinestone to each butterfly and the sentiment to finish off the card.
I hope you like these cards created with the July Paper Pumpkin! Anyone who orders the kits from me gets the supplies and instructions to make my bonus projects each month. Until August 31st you can get your first two kits for half price when you use the Promo Code: PUMPKINDEAL when you join! 

Friday, July 12, 2013

Fine Feathers In and Out Card

This card is one we made in my June Stepped Up Cards Class. It features the Baby Wipe ink pad technique and the Fine Feathers stamp set.

I created a multicoloured ink pad with ink refills (Midnight Muse, Coastal Cabana and Pear Pizzazz) and a folded baby wipe. This way, we could ink the peacock feather stamp quickly and easily, and the colours blended together.


stamps: Fine Feathers, Thanks & Hello
Inks: Midnight Muse, Coastal Cabana, Pear Pizzazz
Card stock: Early Espresso, Midnight Muse, Very Vanilla
Other: Beautifully Baroque embossing folder, Rhinestones

Monday, July 1, 2013

June 2013 Paper Pumpkin Kit

Happy Canada Day!

Well, June has come and gone, and I've been busy creating but haven't had a chance to share with you everything I'm making! Hopefully I can do better in July...

I do want to share what I've made with my June Paper Pumpkin kit... you can see the basic card in the video I'm sharing here... The kit includes supplies to make four of these cards. They are very cute, but I like to step it up a bit and think outside the box. So, I've made five alternate cards, using supplies and stamps from the kit, and adding a few basics to a couple of them (card stock for extra card bases, extra ink colours, a little ribbon, etc.).

Anyone who purchases their Paper Pumpkin Kit through me will get the instructions, photos and extra supplies to make the alternate & bonus projects each month... contact me for more info!

So in addition to the card shown in the video, these are the other five cards I made:

 I'd love to hear what you think of my alternate cards using these supplies... please comment!