Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Butterfly Birthday

My card today was made for a dear woman here in the Park who is celebrating her 93rd. Birthday. She is very fond of butterflies, so I thought the paper and punch were a perfect choice for the card.

Paper: Patio Party #126961, Primrose Petals #126858, Summer Starfruit #126991
 Midnight Muse #126860
Circle punches
Elegant Butterfly punch #127526
3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon / Primrose Petals #126844
Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119246
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430
Adoring Accents Edgelits #125595
Paper Piercing Tool #126189
Stampin' Pierce Mat #126199
Essentials Paper -Piercing Pack
Stamp Set - Perfectly Penned #122892(clear)

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful, blessed and CRAFTY week! BernieB

Monday, September 17, 2012

Blue, Blue, Blue Birthday!

No, it's not my birthday and I'm certainly not BLUE about it . I just created theses three cards for my Card Class tomorrow, each one being a different shade of SU Blue.

The above card I CASED from the 2012-2013 catalog on page 190. I loved it the first time that I saw it there and have wanted  to make it since July. All the colors are the same and so is the general embellishments, except I used a punch and rhinestones.

Paper - Baja Breeze #111352, Certainly Celery #105125
Rose Red #102544, Whisper White #100730, Floral District #126919
Chevron Folder #127749
Apothecary Accents Framelits #127003
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack #118309
Rhinestones Basic Jewels #119246
Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack #126187
Paper Piercing Tool #126189
Stampin' Pierce Mat #126199
Stamp Set Bring on the Cake #121958
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430


I wanted to incorporate the Top Note die on a project and created this card using it.  I plan on showing at least one project a week using this die. It is just so versatile.

Papers Whisper White #100703, Island Indigo #122923
Top Note Die #113463
Square Lattice Folder #119976
3/8 inch Ruffled Ribbon- Lucky Limeade #122977
Rhinestones Basic Jewels #119246
Ink-Lucky Limeade #126984
Bright Blossoms Stamp Set #125497 clear
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430

This card is a masculine card that I used the following products on:

Paper-Summer Starfruit #126839, Midnight Muse #126843, Whisper White 
Stamp Set - Bring on the Cake #121958 clear
Ink - Not Quite Navy #126970
Linen Thread #1041199
Naturals Designer Buttons #127554
Stampin ' Dimensionals #104430

I hope the ladies enjoy making the cards this week as much as I had creating them. Have a wonderful, blessed and crafty week!

Penguin Christmas Card

 My stamping girls are in love with this cute little card  that was in the Stampin' Up! 2012-2013 Catalog on page 181. The project incorporated the Simply Scored Scoring Tool #12334.

What a great product this is. I owned anther scoring board for about 4 years and honestly can say, this is far superior. I love that there are 1/8" scoring increments, it sits on a slight angle, comes with a dual sided stylus, and 3 place markers. You can add 6 more additional markers #125625 and even get a second stylus #125624 for a nominal price. Doing projects like this one, scoring boxes, cards, rosettes, and more are going to be a breeze. There is also a Simply Scored Diagonal Plate #125586 that you can add which allows you to create various envelopes or create unique score designs. What more can a girl ask for!

The stamp set used on this card is, No Peeking #126290 wood, #126292 clear, and various Stampin' Up! papers and inks. If you would like more information on the papers and inks used, you can contact by email.

 In the above video, all the measurements are given to complete this sweet little card. What child would not love to receive this? I think it would be a keeper. ENJOY!

Will it Embellish?

This video by Stampin" Up! was just too cute not to post. It is part of the September promotional,"Back to Spool". What a great offer this is. During September, you’ll get a FREE spool of 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon with every $40 purchase—choose your favorite new In Color or earn all five! Why not go over to my DBWS  and place an order today.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Patio Party Redo

I wsn't that happy with the first card I created using Patio Party DSP, so I needed to redo it. I'm much happier with this one. Although , a little paper piercing  around the Apothecary accent die would have added some more interest. I should know better then to post immediately after I create a card!

DSP - Patio Party #126916
Apothecary Accents Framelits #127003
Adorning Accents Folder (hearts) #125601
Ribbon - 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon/Primrose Petal #126844
Itty Bitty Punch Pack /circle #118309
Easy Events - #123225 clear
Rhinestone Basic Jewels - #119246
StazOn Jet Black Ink - #101406
Island Indigo - #126986
Summer Starfruit - #126991
Blender Pens - #102845

Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed and CRAFTY week! BernieB

Saturday, September 8, 2012

I have been trying to create outside the box using the stamp set, Bright Blossoms #125497 clear. This is the card I managed to put together today. I am very pleased the results and hope to use this set again soon.

Petite Pairs #122497
Whisper White #100730
Cherry Cobbler #126966
Scallop Dots Ribbon #124138
Fancy Fan Folder #127751
Apothecary Accents Framelits #127003
Essentials Paper Piercing Pack
                                                                         Have a blessed and CRAFTY week! BernieB
Paper Piercing Tool #126189
Stampin' Piercing Mat #126199
Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119246
Lucky Limeade Ink #126984
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack #118309

Monday, September 3, 2012

Masculine Birthday 2

I guess I'm on a roll with masculine Birthday cards! This one is fairly simple and came together quickly. I used the card design from over at Linda Heller's Stamping School. This is the second time I used this interesting fold. I just ordered the International Bazaar DSP paper #126920, and I'm really liking the colors and patterns of this DPS and can see how I will be using this for more masculine cards. The card base is Crumbcake #120953; Expresso Brown #119686; Lucky Limeade #122926; and Naturals White #102316 finish it off. I used one of the Apothecary Accent Framelits #127003 to frame the Friendly Phrases #126151 sentiment. I also decided to use the new
 Chevron Folder #127749 to add more interest to this somewhat plain card.

 Have a wonderful and CRAFTY week! BernieB

Scentsational Christmas Tree

This is a card that I made just playing with the Scentsational Seasons  clear #121190. The card is 4x4 and I cased it from a card that I saw on Stampin Connections, although I did change it up. I stamped the sentiment on Whisper White card stock # 100730  instead of on a tag . I also used punched circles  3/4" #119873 and 1" #119868 and a Designer printed brad #122940. The sentiment is from the, More Merry Messages  clear #126402) stamped in Cherry Cobbler  #126966. The paper is from the great little stack, Festival of Prints DPS #126904. Such fun patterns, colors and a handy card makers size of 4 1/2" x 6 1/2", The card base is Cherry Cobbler solid card stock. #119685. I did emboss the image with Scented Stampin' Emboss Powder, Peppermint Stick #127830 and used a Rhinestone Basic Jewel  #119246 for the star center. Using the Framelits Dies and buying it Bundled  #129946 (clear stamp bundle) with the Scentsational Season stamp set, not only made this card go together quickly, but it saves 15% on buying them individually.

Have a great and crafty day! BernieB

Sunday, September 2, 2012

September Promotion

 While the kids are
 heading back to school, 

Stampin' Up! is going back to 'spool'! 

For the WHOLE month of September, 
get a FREE package of 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon-
an $8.95 value
-for every $40 you spend!
So spend $40; get a free roll! Spend $80; get 2 free rolls, etc.
Retail Value in Stampin' Up! Catalog is 8.95
so this is a great value!
Choose from the following ribbons:

Email me or call me to place your order before Sept 30th 
or go to my Business Website
to place an Online order anytime! 

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