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Friday, July 30, 2010

Digi stamp: Dahlias with oval

I love this card. I have just put it in a mailbox and it is flying to Rome (Italy). It is always scary when you spend a long time creating something, then you have to drop your creations in the mailbox!!!!

I used a dig istamp I bought from Tiffany doodles. I love her digi stamps. My favourite cardstock to use with digi stamps is Gina K Pure Luxury Ivory or Papertrey Vintage Cream.
For the background and punched strip I used Gina K's cardstock (Lemon drop and Mango Madness). I love Gina K and PTI cardstock.
The stamps I used on the background are from Verve Stamps, the Polka dots are from Papertrey.

The punch is from Martha Stewarts (layered arches).

The digi stamp has been coloured with Copic markers. I heat set it first.

Stamps: Filigree Fantasy (Verve Stamps), Polka Dots (PTI).

Digi stamp: Dahlia with oval (Tiffany doodles)

Ink: Paris Lights (Palette), Tangelo (Memento)

Accessories: nestabilities, copic markers, Gina K cardstock, ribbon, Layered Arches punch (Martha Stewarts).

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Baby card - yellow and blue

I have been without internet connection for many LONG days. This card is very similar to the previous card I posted. The colour combo is slighty different, I added some Mustard Seed Distress Ink.

This is a quick post, I have a lot to share and I will try to post regularly.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

baby boy card

I guess I should update my blog more often. I have A LOT to share!

Today, I have one of my favourite baby cards that I made for a little boy that was born in Rome last June. For a change, I have hand-delivered this card.

The plaid background and the nestabilities labels are from Waltzingmouse Stamps, the super-cute duck and larger sentiment is from Kitchen Sink Stamps. The smallest sentiment is from Papertrey.

Stamps: Off beat backgrounds, Very Vintage Labels #3 (Waltzingmouse Stamps), Favor it baby (Papertrey), Multi-step baby, the duck is from the 2nd anniversary limited edition set (Kitchen Sink Stamps)

Inks: I stamped the plaid background with Distress Inks (Broken China and Tumbled Glass), the labels have been stamped with aqua (Vivid ink), Tuxedo Black.

Accessories: border punch (Layered Arches from Martha Stewart), sparkly dots, copic markers, Gina K Pure Luxury cardstock, nestabilities labels.

Do you like this card as much as I do? :)

Monday, July 12, 2010

August calendar page



I coloured the background with Distress Inks. Then I stamped Silhouette grass with Versafine ink and I applied some butterflies, hummingbirds and a dragonfly.
Stamps: Hero Arts (Silhouette Grass, Antique engravings), the pure summer sentiment if from Flourishes - Poppy patch set.
Ink: Distress inks for the background, Versafine toffee and Memento Tuxedo black.
Accessories: small calendar page, jute, dimensional dots.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Asian Garden - Congratulations card

These stamps are so elegant and good for any occasion. All the stamps used in this card are from the Asian Garden set released a few months ago by Waltzingmouse Stamps.

Stamps: Asian Garden (Waltzingmouse Stamps)

Ink: Distress Inks ( Scattered Straw, Wild Honey), Raw Sienna(Palette), Thyme, Chocolate, Coffee Bean (Brilliance).

Accessories: Glitter dots, Lace border punch (Fiskars) , nestabilities, Pure Luxury cardstock (Gina K).

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Yellow and pink daffodils


I rarely use patterned paper because I like to stamp my own backgrounds. Anyway, I have some beautiful Basic Greys patterned paper and I decided to use it. Maybe, since I like the result, I should use it more often :)
Stamps: A year of flowers: Daffodils (Papertrey)

Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)

Accessories: bazzil cardstock (adobe), Deco Fan border and corner punch (Martha Stewart), Copic markers, Pure Luxury cardstock (Gina K), new leaf ribbon (Papertrey), Stickles (Ranger), Two scoops patterned paper ( Basic Greys).