Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010
Tie striped ribbon around a folded very vanilla base card and use dimensionals to attach the squares. Stamp a sentiment in coordinating color and easy peasy card that looks very pretty.
Sunday, January 10, 2010
If you do 4 scallop side, you will not need to use a borderpunch at all, just the 2 corners.
After you punch all 4 sides, you will have some unpunched sections as you can see on the left.
This is where you bring in the longer border punch. You can line up the punched images in the front but sometimes they are a tiny bit off for small pieces so I prefer to line up the loops in the back so I don't cut into them and then punch the unpunched section out.
Saturday, January 9, 2010
Stampin Up's punches are now more streamlined for those of us who have storage issues. They now come in designs that are collapsible and and coordinating with both edge punches and corner punches to match and can be easily stacked side by side with pictures on the front so you can see what you are grabbing.
The punches come with a button on the bottom that you slide to open the punch.
I wrote the exact dimensions required for the cardstock to give you the number of scallops you want if you want to use the corner punch in addition to go around the side. The sample on the technique card above is 2 3/8 inch square but you can mix and match the dimensions to get 6 scallops on one side and 4 on another for example.
So this is the card I designed to get the feel for the punches. It has a pocket inside for a giftcard or note.
I stamped the inside fold with versamark to bet the subtle effect then stamped some leaves in artichoke and attached a flower stamped on white CS with regal rose.
Stampin' Up does not have envelopes for this size so I get them at Targ*t or Office supply store for less than a buck for 80 or so- quality is not up to SU standard but it's cheap and fits the bill perfect. I like to decorate it with similar images and this is how I stamped it.
Saturday, January 2, 2010
This is a different version of the SC260 and CC251 challenge on SCS. Basic Grey basecard with barely banana CS and dusty durango with whisper white neutral. The heart was inked with barely banana then the edges sponged on the rubber stamp itself with dusty durango then stamped onto the whisper white CS. The sentiment and the Love is stamped in basic grey ink and love circle sponged on the edge with dusty durango as well.
The corners of the rectangle was punched using the scallop square punch as previously shown on my blog.
Friday, January 1, 2010
I took on the Splitcoast Stampers challenge incorporating the CC251, SC260 and WT250 challenge. The color challenge was for barely banana, dusty durango and basic grey with a neutral - I used whisper white. The sketch challenge is as shown. and the WT was to use a background stamp.
I used basic grey as base card with barely banana on top with Bella Toile in Versamark to creaste a subtle background. I used the same stamp in barely banana ink to create the pattern in the small box to the left below the durango bar. The dusty durango piece was scored and pierced with paper piercer between the 2 scored lines.