Tuesday, October 24, 2006

A few new cards...

I have not had much time to stamp lately, but hopefully after the holidays that will all change. Wishful thinking, right?

This card was done using the new Stampin' Up 'in color' combination chart. If you don't have this wonderful resource, e-mail me and I can send it to you :)

A fun card playing with my new lumiere paint and embossing plates. So fun!! The snowman is painted with lumiere, and he is super sparkly IRL.

I like snowmen....can you tell???

Thursday, October 12, 2006

A scrapbook page & a new technique...all in one!

This is the page that my stamp club will be doing this month. This was my first time trying the "Milk Paint" technique. I was really impressed with the results. Here is a link to the instructions for this technique. (it is hard to tell from this picture, but it really does look like distressed wood IRL)

This page is a little plain without the pictures, but I plan on taking some great fall pictures this weekend of the kids. Providing it stops raining!!! :)

Monday, October 02, 2006

~*~ Feeling sparkly ~*~

I must be in the mood for sparkles lately. It seems that all my cards are either getting a coat of pearl ex & hairspray or getting showered in glitter.

On this card the background is sprayed with a mixture of hairsray & pearl ex. The snowmen are completely covered in irridescent ice, and then embossed. It is much more sparkly in real life.

The background on this card is called 'faux mother of pearl'. It's a super east technique that gives a lot of *wow* to your project.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Fall is here!

Fall has always been my favorite time of year! The colors are gorgeous, the air is so crisp & fresh and I love decorating for fall!!

Plus it's time to break out the fall and holiday stamps!!! Whoo hoo!!

This week I got some of the Stampin' Up watercolor paper...I will never go back! It is awesome! This paper makes the colors so vibrant and makes blending a breeze!

Here is the first card I made with the watercolor paper. I used the watercolor crayons and aqua painters for coloring.