Saturday, February 13, 2016

Delicate Hearts Foiled

Morning love birds, Nazeema here!  
Are you ready for Valentine's Day tomorrow?!! 
Don't laugh, but my hubby and I have a tradition of going to In & Out for Valentine's Day.  It started years ago when we started dating and it just stuck!!  We get a lot of mixed views, but I think he's lucky cause he gets off the hook!!  LOL

I created this card for my husband and I just LOVE how this Delicate Hearts image looks foiled in red!!  I used Super Sticky Tape 3/8  and Deco Foil: Red to create the border and also foiled it, then I placed the heart image on top.  I also used the sentiment from the set: "Lots of LOVE" inside the card also foiled, but I can not take great pictures handed!  

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Thanks for stopping by today. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A Fiery Happy Birthday with LT

Hello everyone, Leah here with a fiery Happy Birthday card for you ;)  I created this card using some fun Sweet Stamps products and a cool technique which you can read about on my blog here.

To create this card I used the following Sweet Stamps products:

Framed Handwritten Words Stamp set SS406
Abstract 6x6 Stencil AS 66-011
Shades Ink Spots in Dandelion, Rustic and Valentine

And some Memento Tuxedo Black Ink which you can find on the I Heart Paper Art website :)

You will tons of fun stuff to create with on the Sweet Stamps website!  You should definitely go and check that out!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Birthday Penguins!

Hey friends!  kel here today to share with you a super fun birthday card!

This pair is from the Cool Penguins clear stamp set.  Big A turns 12 on the 10th and he LOVES penguins, so I thought it would be only appropriate for me to make a birthday card for him!!  I used a whole bunch of fun stuff on this card... brads, washi, and even popped up that star on a 3D dot!!

We'll be celebrating with family tonight at Pizza Hut... yay for pizza buffet!!  haha.  Thanks for stopping by, and wish him a happy birthday!  I'll show him all your well wishes later!!

lovies, =o) kel

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

A Lady in a Pocket Watch: A Card For You

Josette here with my Tuesday installment.  I have this lovely Locket Lady ATC from Sweet Stamps and have been trying to come up with the perfect card.  I think I did.  What do you think?
The image was stamped in two parts using a mask.  First I stamped onto a masking paper and then cut it out.  Next I placed the stamp on my MISTI.  Back to the masking piece, I removed the center of the mask, leaving just the pocket watch image on the mask.  This left an area open to stamp the women in Black ink.  This was then heat embossed with a clear embossing powder.  Back To the MISTI, I replaced the center of the mask (image of the lady) and removed the outer frame. I stamped this in   Versamark and heat embossed in fine Detail Gold embossing powder.

Using colored pencils, I colored the lady.  To color the back ground I used a light touch and Cracked Pistachio to ink the center area around the lady.  I fussy cut out the image and matted it onto a black oval mat and then finally a white frame that had been die cut.

Onto the background.  I used a stencil and inked it with I used Twisted Citron for the leaves and then Cracked Pistachio for the white area.  Using Gold Cardstock I cut a mat and adhered it to a black A2 Card base.

The image panel was added to the background, with fun foam.  All that was needed was a sentiment and ribbon.  Easy Peasy.  Don't you just love this stamp!!!

Until next week,
Happy Crafting
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Monday, February 8, 2016

Love Is In the Air

Happy Monday! Kim here to share with you a Valentine's Day card using the Love Is In the Air stamp set. I love the use of embossing folders to add texture to the card. On this card I used the Swiss Dots embossing folder on the red cardstock.I also added some red microfine glitter to to the heart shaped balloons. The sentiments is stamped using the Banner Girl & Words stamp set. 

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

February's Anything Goes Challenge

Hello Sweet Stamp Friends!

We have a new monthly challenge...

First up, our winner from January's Anything Goes Challenge....
Drum-roll please......
11. Melissa SunshineHoneyBee 
Please contact us (within one week at sweetstamps (at) gmail (dot) com) to claim your sweet prize!!

Our theme is....
Anything GOES

Remember you still have time to join in our Monthly Anything But A Card Challenge  challenge!

DT Sweeties projects...

We'd love to see your beautiful creations, so come play along! {ATCs, scrapbook pages, mixed media, altered art, tags, etc.} You could win some SWEET things of your own by playing along in our challenge! 

Click here for our complete Challenge Rules.

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***Check back throughout the week for more inspiration from our DT Sweeties!!***

Happy Stamping! 
Have a super sweet week!

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Surfs Up

Morning- Nazeema here~ 
We've been experiencing very weird weather patterns here in California.  It's a bit frustrating because it does not feel like we had a winter at all, but I am so ready for Summer to be here.  

So before I move into my card today, I want to remind you to check out January's release HERE!!

For my card today, I used Splish Splash 6x6 stencil and distress ink markers Peacock Feathers and Broken China to create the background.  Once the background was dried, I used Star Dust Glitter Glue to accent the tips of the drops.   This surfboard bear is from the Beach Bears collection.  I colored the image using the same watercolor paper as the stenciled background.  I then used gamsol to give it a more smooth finish. 

Thanks for stopping by today. 
See you back tomorrow!