Thursday, October 27, 2011


Todays challenge on the Art Impressions blog is to create a card for a little boy. I had a lot of fun making this one.

Supplies used:

Art Impressions Stamps:
K1686 Slim
AAA1374 Teeny Tiny Grass
F1659 Here's Hopin
P1499 Fence
Copic markers: W1, W3, B91, B93, C2, C3, C5, E000
E00, E08, E33, E35, E37, E93, YG25
Prismacolor marker: Goldenrod
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Versafine Onyx Black
Bashful Blue Ink pad and dauber for sky
Mary Unchida Scallop Oval Punch for cloud stencil
White, rust, navy cardstock
Jute for rope
Craftknife, adhesive and glue dots

Monday, October 24, 2011

See you will a latte

Love this fun "Art Impressions Bird Brain" stamp. He always makes me smile.

Here's a list of supplies I used to make my card:
Art Impressions Stamps:
U1842 Birdie & Egg Carton
H1843 See You With A Latte
Versafine Onyx Black Ink for Saying
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink for Birdie
Copic markers: YG63, YG67, YR21, R27, E50, C1
Prismacolor marker: Goldenrod
White, Red, Mustard, Lt and Dk Brown Cardstock
Pop dots and adhesive
Silhouette SD Cutting Machine
C00814_22157 Chicken Wire Background
(Purchased cutting file from the Silhouette store)
Cut with Silhouette Studio software
Sure Cuts A Lot 3 software
(Cut talk bubble from the SCAL3 shapes library)

Monday, October 17, 2011

Polar Skaters Snowglobe Card

Love all the adorable Polar Pal stamps. Here's a snowglobe card I created using the shapes library in Sure Cuts A Lot 3 Software.

Supplies used:
Art Impressions Stamps
#Q4083 Polar Skaters
Medium Blue, Light Blue and White Cardstock
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Prismacolor Pencils:
PC1079 Blue Violet, PC923 Scarlet Lake
Y&C Gel Xtreme Pens:
Silver GX1005, White X101W
Silhouette SD
Snowflake button

CLICK HERE to download a free copy of my svg snowglobe card cutting file.

Monday, October 10, 2011

It's Your Birthday - Grin & Bear It!

I have a friend who collects bears. Thought he would love this Birthday Card.

Here's a list of the supplies I used:

Art Impressions Stamps:
E1908 Grin & Bear It
P1886 Grizzly
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Copic Markers
SEI Grandpa's Attic Paper
White Cardstock
Jute, glue dots and adhesive

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Just Fore You

Todays challenge on the Art Impressions blog is to use stripes on your card. Earl is one of my favorite stamps so I decided to make a masculine card. Paper pieced clothes and added a striped layer on the background.

Supplies used:
Art Impressions Stamp: #L1242 Earl
The Linen Closet Stack Designer Paper from DCWV
White cardstock
Memento Tuxedo black ink
Copic markers:
E000, E21, B000, W1, C1, C2
Y&C Gel Extreme Pen GX100S Silver (for golf tee)
Sewing machine with white thread
Computer printed saying

Monday, October 3, 2011

Elegant Rose

I purchased a new Silhouette SD cutting machine and couldn't wait to try it out. I think this lovely lattice cut out card shape works perfectly with the gorgeous single rose stamp from Art Impressions.

Here's a list of the supplies I used:
Art Impressions Stamp # H3075 (A Single Rose)
VersaMark Ink
Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
Heat Gun
White Cardstock
Gold Cardstock
Glue Dots
Silhouette SD Cutting Machine
Silhouette Cutting File: Rounded Lattice Card
Size outside 5.5" X 8.5"
Layer inside card 5.25" X 8.25"
Gold Insert 3.34" X 5"