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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Scrapbook Boutique- I wish!


Another addition for the Scrapbook Boutique blog.  For this one I have used the super cute Penny Johnson "I Wish" stamp.






The Recipe:
Copics:E50, E51, E53,E55,E57, E25, R81, R83, RV10, G28, G02,G05, Colourless Blender

Thanks for stopping by
Happy stamping
Sue




Thursday, November 25, 2010

case study 16

 Welcome back to CASE study #16!
This week we bid farewell to our November muse, Heather Pulvirenti from Witty Title Here, but not without a final inspiration card.  It has certainly been a pleasure having Heather as part of our team for the month, she has provided lots of inspiration to me and I can see in your entries you too!!!

To check out all the details for Heather's sample here
I have used Heather's layout as my inspiration
Here is my take ...

I made this card for my MILwho lost her brother this week in a tragic workplace accident, I am hoping that it will put a smile back on her face.


The Recipe:
Cardstock: Xpress it blending cardstock, PTI stamper select white (PTI), Pure Poppy , Basic Black, Crumb Cake
Stamps: Poppies and greeting (Sweet n Sassy), Through the trees, Background Basics:Tin Types  (PTI)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo black,
Copics:R20, R22, R27, R29, C1, G21, G24, G28
Accessories:Multi liner, Nesties circles and Blossoms ,  White satin  ribbon,


 Here is a quick rundown of what you can do to join in the fun. 
Take what works best for you from Heather's (above) and show us how you were inspired.

There is no right or wrong it is just YOUR way!!
We would all love you to play along with us at CASE study again

 Sounds like a fun? Sure does! It is now your turn to whip up a storm!

If you need some additional enticement, Iwona is awarding one lucky winner with a $25 gift certificate to Artful Delight.- yah, shopping!!



The design team also has fabulous creations,
Lil' Old Me

 Heather Pulvirenti (November Muse)

Thanks again for stopping by
Happy CASing
Sue
X

Monday, November 22, 2010

A Hedgie christmas projects 3 & 4

Welcome back for another Hedgie addition, the final projects.
You can also see it at the Scrapbook Boutique blog



The tag is made with green 6.5 x 10.5cm, white 11cm x 7cm with a piece of red cut with the labels 4 die attached to the top. Stamp image on Copic Blending cardstock & colour with copics. Add Flock & glitter to the hat. Cut out image with Spellbinder Circles Nesties, mat with a red cardstock circle. Attach to tag.  Bakers twine is then threaded through the button to secure the ribbon in place.
The Recipe:
Cardstock: Xpress it blending card stock, Red, Green, pale green
Stamps: Penny Black Best day Ever,
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
 Copics: R24, R27, R29, C00, C1, C3, C5, C7, E00, E02,
Accessories: Corner chomperNesties circles, grosgrain ribbon, button, Jillibean soup bakers twine, Making Memories Paper and Ribbon Slot punching tool, white flock, glitter



I have cut the labels four in half and stretched it out across the page, covering the gap with the stamped image.


The Recipe:
Cardstock: Xpress it blending card stock, Red, Green, pale green
Stamps: Penny Black Best day Ever,
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black,
Copics: R24, R27, R29, C00, C1, C3, C5, C7, E00, E02,
Accessories: Corner chomperNestabilities Ovals & Labels Four, Scorpal Score Buddy, MFT Die-namics Perfect Bracket Edge , Jillibean soup bakers twine, Flower soft- polar white, Rhinestones- mini, Button


I hope that you have enjoyed this ensemble and in some way have been inspired!
Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting
Sue




Sunday, November 21, 2010

Hedgies Christmas Collection continued....

Welcome back for another Hedgie addition, this time a gift card holder with a belly band.
You can also see it at the Scrapbook Boutique blog

The holder was made with green 11cm x 16cm, scored at 4cm & 11cm , then  embossed. The greeting was stamped onto white card stock , punched out with a circle punch and then trimmed down as shown.  The wrap around piece was made from white cardstock 4cm x 18cm, DS paper 33mm x 18cm, wrapped around and secured with strong tape






 
The Recipe:
Cardstock: Xpress it blending card stock, Red, Green, pale green
Paper: Basic grey Jovial paper pad
Stamps: Penny Black Best day Ever,
Copics: R24, R27, R29, C00, C1, C3, C5, C7, E00, E02,Y13, Y 15, Y17
Accessories: Corner chomperNesties circles, Labels 3,Yellow spica pen, Cuttlebug 5 x 7 embossing folder- Christmas countdown, Circle punch

Thanks for stopping by, hope you will be back for the next instalment!
Happy Crafting
Sue


 

Saturday, November 20, 2010

A hedgies christmas collection

I have a little ensemble to share with you bought to you by the lovelies at Scrapbook boutique.  Stay tuned as we will be sharing the details for each one over the next few days.
Don't you just love these little hedgies, as you can see I found them fun to work with and quite addictive!!






I have added dimensional magic to the bells and the outer edge of the button


The Recipe:
Cardstock: Xpress it blending card stock, Red, Green, pale green
Stamps: Penny Black Best day Ever
Copics: R24, R27, R29, C00, C1, C3, C5, C7, E00, E02
Accessories: Corner chomper , Score buddy, Die-namics Perfect Bracket Edge n button quartet (Available at Scrapbook Boutique late November) , Dimensional Magic, Jillibean soup bakers twine (red),Rhinestones, Red spica pen (on the ribbon holding the bells)


Thanks for stopping by, hope you will be back for the next instalment!
Happy Crafting
Sue

Thursday, November 18, 2010

case study #15- they're baaaaaack!

 Welcome back , it is time for another creative frenzy at CASE study!
We have yet another stunning form our November muse, Heather Pulvirenti from Witty Title Here. .
This is Heather's inspiration card for this weeks CASE, loving the flower detail!

To check out all the details for Heather's sample here

I have used the layout for my inspiration and have used some of my favourites, my compressor and Hawaiian shores!!  This one takes my Christmas card total so far to 23, slowly but surely making it to the magic number!!
Here is my take ...




The Recipe:
Cardstock: Xpress it blending cardstock, PTI stamper select white (PTI), Pure Poppy
Paper: Distressed Dots (PTI), teal colour was borrowed from DD stash-shhhhhhh
Stamps: Christmas Friends, 2010 Holiday Tags (PTI)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo black,
Copics:BG11, BG13,BG18,
Accessories:Nesties circles and Big scallop circles , Hawaiian shores grosgrain ribbon, Rhinestones (coloured with BG18), air brush system and compressor
 Here is a quick rundown of what you can do to join in the fun. 
Take what works best for you from Heather's (above): the layout, the colours, techniques, or whatever else, and use it. You may also like to CASE the whole look, your job is to show us, how Heather's inspires YOU.

There is no right or wrong it is just YOUR way!!
We would all love you to play along with us at CASE study again

 Sounds like a fun? Sure does! It is now your turn to whip up a storm!

 Something else to get you inspired ,
Judith from Jay Gee's nook is sponsoring this week, she is giving away the gorgeous Retro Christmas set from Practicing Creativity. 
I think we could all put this one to good use at this time of the year, one can NEVER have too many stamps!!



The design team also has fabulous creations,
Lil' Old Me

 Heather Pulvirenti (November Muse)

Thanks again for stopping by
Happy CASing
Sue
X

Thursday, November 11, 2010

CASE Study # 14- Joy oh Joy!

 
 Welcome back for another week of fun at CASE study!
Our November muse, Heather Pulvirenti from Witty Title Here .
If you haven't yet checked out Heather's blog, allow some time to pop in for heaps of creative inspiration!
This is Heather's inspiration card for this weeks CASE, just look at the ribbon- YumO!!

If you would like to check out all the details for Heather's sample here


Here is my take ...

I have used the colours and the layout for my inspiration.




The Recipe:
Cardstock: Xpress it blending cardstock, PTI stamper select white (PTI), Bazzill (teal), Rose red,
Paper: Polka dot paper (not sure of the brand)
Stamps:CC designs Santa Birgitta, Framed (PTI)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, rose Red
Copics:E31, E33, E35, E37, E50, E51, BG11, BG13,BG18, R0000, R59, R81, R83, R85,  
Accessories: Clear spica pen, Crystal effects, MFT snowflake die, Cuttlebug Polka dots EF, Nesties rectangles, sparkle n soft twinkling clouds(brim of hat, pompom and on the edges of the little mounds behind Birgitta)

If you haven't played with us before, here is a rundown of what you can do to join in the fun. 
Take what works best for you from Heather's (above): the layout, the colours, techniques, or whatever else, and use it on your sample. You may also like to CASE the whole look, your job is to show us, how Heather's inspires YOU.

There is no right or wrong it is just YOUR way!!
We would all love you to play along with us at CASE study again

 Sounds like a fun? Sure does! It is now your turn to be creative

 Something else to get you inspired ,
Christina Franco from The Angel Company is giving away the All Season's Swirl stamp set!

The design team also has stunning creations,
Lil' Old Me

 Heather Pulvirenti (November Muse)

Thanks again for stopping by
Happy CASing
Sue
X

Thursday, November 4, 2010

CASE study 13- Introducing 4 new chickies!

Hello and welcome back for another week of creativity at CASE study!
Firstly introducing our November muse, Heather Pulvirenti from Witty Title Here .
Take some time to check out Heather's AMAZING blog, she has a fabulous eye for colour, simplicity and is a master with the scissors!

This is Heather's inspiration card for this weeks CASE, how gorgeous is this!!



 If you would like to check out all the details for Heather's card, click here


Here is my take ...



The Recipe:
Cardstock: Tangerine Tango, Crumb Cake , Chocolate Chip
Stamps:Polka Dot Basics 2, Turning a new leaf(PTI), 
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories:Orange felt, MFT rolled flower die, chocolate grosgrain ribbon (SU), Kraft taffeta ribbon (SU), brown checked ribbon, Kaiser chocolate pearls, mini rhinestones,
If you haven't played with us before, here is a rundown of what you can do to join in the fun. 
Take what works best for you from Heather's (above): the layout, the colours, techniques, or whatever else, and use it on your sample. You may also like to CASE the whole look. In other words, your job is to show us, how Heather's inspires YOU.

There is no right or wrong it is just YOUR way!!
We would all love you to play along with us at CASE study again

 Sounds like a fun? Sure does! It is now your turn to be creative

 Something else to get you inspired ,
 Emily Niehaus from Paper Maniac: is providing a lucky winner
with a $20 gift certificate to the store.


Our other BIG news for Novemeber is the addition of 3 new chickies to the CASE study DT!
We welcome Melyssa, Julie and Jean, we are so lucky to have these very talented ladies on our team, make sure you check out what fabulous creations they have for you today!!
If you would like a bit of background on each you can check the CASE study blog post here

We say farewell to Cindy this week, wishing her well for her future both personally and craftingly! she will be missed by all of us but hopefully she will pop in for a CASE or 2!
The design team also has stunning creations,
Lil' Old Me

 Heather Pulvirenti (November Muse)

Thanks again for stopping by
Happy CASing
Sue
X

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

It is what it is!!

Back with another card for Scrapbook Boutique
I have used Copic blending solution on an old face washer and dabbed it on the dragon body to give the effect of scales, unfortunately it didn’t give a spectacular effect but does look a little mottled!

Dimensional magic is used on the eyes and the bow on the present- which has been cut out and raised.





Cardstock: Xpress it blending cardstock for Copics, Olive, Navy
Stamps: C.C.Designs Sweet November Baby Trick Or Treat Dragon Stamp, sugarplums Presents, Hero Arts Clear- Huge hugs,
Copics: YG93, YG95, YG97, B0000, B91, B93, B95, B97, E50, E51, E25, E29, Blending solution
Accessories: Dienamics- clouds, Nesties Circles, Dimensional magic, buttons

thanks for stopping by
happy crafting
Sue
X

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Bling Sketch Challenge

Hello all, I have a quick post for you (I have Darcy (9) in the kitchen cooking pancakes!)
I saw this fabulous sketch challenge and knew that I had to participate, adding to my christmas card stash along the way!
but of course I forgot to add the sentiment- hope the bling covers up the fact- lol!



I have used the die namics snowflake dies for this one, they are fabulous to use, I love the shape!



The Recipe:
Cardstock: Stampers select white, Not quite navy, Bashful blue, American crafts glitter cardstock (not visible in the main photo)
Accessories: die namics Snowflakes, white felt, Marina Mist Grosgrain, ZVA bling swirl, Kaiser Rhinestones, Nesties