Monday, November 28, 2011

Have A Beary Merry Christmas

I think the new Polar Pals from Art Impressions are adorable. Here's a card I made with Polar Phil.

Supplies used:

Art Impressions Stamp:
I4077 Polar Phil
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Make up and Q tip to apply to cheeks
White Cardstock
Lettering Delights Digital Paper Download
Paper Shapers Oval Punches
Printed saying with Segoe Script font #10
Spellbinders Nestablilities:
Classic Scalloped Rectangles Small
Classic Rectangles Small
Carl Rotary Cutter and Scalloped Edge Blade
Ribbon, glue dots and adhesive
Favorite Findings Snowflake Buttons
Based on a sketch from:

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Faux Postage Rose Buds

Found this wonderful tutorial on the Splitcoast Stampers website:

Created my faux postage card using a beautiful Rose Bud stamp from the watercolor line at Art Impressions.

Here's a list of the supplies I used:

Art Impressions Stamp #B2429 WC Rose Buds
Caramel ink pad, red and olive green markers
Sponge dauber and Q-tip
Fiskars Paper Edgers "Stamp" Scissors
Cuttlebug Textile Embossing Folder
McGill Multi Tag Punch
White, tan, red cardstock
Ribbon, Pop Dots, Adhesive
Faux Postage Template downloaded from:

Monday, November 21, 2011

My favorite snowman

I know I say this a lot, but this truly is my favorite snowman stamp.

Supplies used:
Art Impressions Stamp #K1693 Snowman
Nestabilities Classic Rectangles Lg
Cuttlebug Snow Dots embossing folder
White, blue and red cardstock
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Copic Markers: C1, C2, C3
Prismacolor Pencils:
Crimson Lake
China Blue
Light Cerulean Blue
Light Umber
Snowflake Buttons
Sewing Machine
White Thread

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Christmas - Center Stair Step Card

Todays challenge at Art Impressions is to make a red, green and metallic colored card. A perfect combination for the upcoming holidays.

Supplies used:
Art Impressions Stamps:
P1790 Eunice
F1822 All A Tingle

Silhouette SD Cutting Machine
Silhouette Cutting File: C00011_27011 Nameplates
Nestabilities Petite Oval Small
White and green cardstock
The Paper Studio designer papers
Viva Decor Pearl Pen - Ice White
Copic Markers - R00, R20, C3
Prismacolor Markers - Grass Green, Crimson Red
Marvy Gold Twinklette Glitter Marker
Versafine Onyx Black Ink for Saying
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink for Eunice
Snowflake brads, ribbon, glue dots and pop dots

Center Step Tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers website:

Monday, November 14, 2011

Shaker Card - Polar Skaters

I love all the adorable Polar Pal stamps from Art Impressions. I cut out two of the bears from the Polar Skaters stamp and placed them inside a shaker frame with glittery snow.

(Sorry for the streaks on the photo. They are not there in real life. The streaks are a glare from the acrylic insert reflecting on my camera lens.)

Supplies used:

Art Impressions Stamp #Q4083 Polar Skaters
HOTP-10250 Starry Night Paper
Navy, Light Blue, Red and White Cardstock
Snowflake button, Acrylic, Ribbon, Glue Dots, Adhesive
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Copic Marker B32, Prismacolor Marker Crimson Red\
Y&C Gel Xtreme Silver Pen
Crystal Snow Glitter
Sewing Machine, & White Thread
1/8" Pop Dot Strips
Silhouette SD
Silhouette cutting file C00483_20509 -Card Kit Circle Window
(Use this to cut the scalloped circle topper)

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Happy Holidays

Todays challenge at Art Impressions is to use 2 or more ribbons on your card. I used a wide navy gingham and a narrow white ribbon to attach the snowflake.

Supplies used:

Art Impressions Stamps:
Mindy #U1694
Snowy Fence #P1808
White, turquoise and navy cardstock
Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder
Snowflake button
Navy gingham ribbon and 1/8" white ribbon
Blue Ink to sponge sky
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Copic Markers: B000, B02, YG06, YG07, W1, W3
E000, E00, E33, E35, E93
Y&C Gel Xtreme GX101W White Pen
Nestabilities Standard Circles Lg, Classic Scalloped Circles Lg.
Spellbinders Shapeabilities Tags Trio
Marvy Uchida Scallped Oval Punch for cloud stencil
Marvy Uchida Liquid Applique for snow
Computer printed saying
Heat gun, Glue dots, Adhesive, Pop dots

Monday, November 7, 2011

Boatyard Scene

I think this boatyard scene makes a wonderful masculine card.

Here's a list of the supplies I used:
Art Impressions Stamp #P1493 Boatyard Background
Memento Black Ink
Copic markers: W1, W3, W5, W7, E33, E35, C1, C3, B000, B00, B02
Quickutz Photo Corner Die
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Tiny Mosaic
Jute Twine
Pop Dots

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Have A Mice Christmas!

Todays challenge on the Art Impressions website is to create a card with Fun Folds. I found a great tutorial (see link below) on the SCS website and decided to give it a try.

Supplies used:

Art Impressions Stamp# G1582 Tiny Carolers
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Prismacolor pencils:
Olive Green, Dark Green, Kelly Green, Light Umber, Sienna Brown, Scarlet Lake, Copenhagen Blue, Lt Cerulean Blue, Sky Blue Light
Nestabilities Classic Scalloped Squares Large
Die cut snowflakes
White, red and green cardstock
Two sided designer paper
Ribbon, pop dots, glue dots