Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Fluttering by

 
 
It's time for a new challenge at The House that Stamps Built:
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This week is a picture inspiration and I went with the colors for my inspiration and used Repeat Impressions Butterfly 9001-L and patterned paper by ki: Vintage Charm.  I did pull in a bit of aqua instead of the grey to get the look I wanted.

I hope you will join the challenge this week at The House that Stamps Built - you don't have to use Repeat Impression stamps but you will get an extra chance to win a $25 gift certificate if you do use Repeat Impression stamps.  On my sidebar is a discount coupon for anytime you order from Repeat Impressions.
 
Here is what the talented DT has created:
 
 
Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, January 16, 2017

House That Stamps Built Project of the Week

 
Project of the week: Easy Shaker Card
 
Welcome everyone.  It is my turn for the Project of the Week here at the House That Stamps Built.  I saw a video on Jennifer McGuires's blog awhile back on making shaker cards that is so easy that I now am hooked on shaker cards and wanted to share it with you. My tutorial is in my own words, and I did not refer back to Jennifer's blog so my instructions, number of layers, type of adhesives and my instruction may be quite different.
 
Gather supplies as indicated:
 
White A2 card, pattern paper of choice cut to 4" by 5 1/4 ":

 
Frame die, cut 6:
 
 
Sheet of acetate cut to fit your frame:
 
 
Glue 5 of the 6 frames together with a liquid glue, I
prefer a tacky glue which allows time to reposition and
dries fast:
 
 
Attach pattern paper to card front.  Color image of your
cut to fit your frame and glue to pattern paper:
 
Attach frame with Tacky glue or adhesive and fill with
sequins, do not overfill:
 
 
Use double sided tape to attach acetate to the 6th frame and
on top of the acetate:
 
Attach acetate layer:

View from the side:
 
 

I hope this will inspire you to try shaker cards.  Thanks for stopping by.

A few fun challenges:
HIMCR #284: Super Scraps Saturday:  Used all my scrap pieces of white for the 5 frames 
Inky Chicks  #77: Anything Goes  1/27
One Crazy Stamper: January Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenge:Sequins, Rhinestones and Glitter  1/17

 

Saturday, January 14, 2017

So Stinkin Cute




This card is for a co-workers birthday, we celebrate at our monthly staff meeting, I have 2 days to spare, I am usually ahead but am a bit behind  and we have ice in St. Louis, so it is a fun stamping weekend for me, yay!   I stamped up  and colored this cute image from Your Next Stamp yesterday and then looked at challenges this morning before I put it together.

A few fun challenges:
Crafty Gals Corner #105: Use Patterned Paper  1/18
One Crazy Stamper Jan Challenge
Sketch Saturday

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sweet Birthday Wishes

 
It's a fun new challenge at The House That Stamps Built for this week:
 
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I went with the third column: Fun fold, Twine and Patterned paper and here is what I came up with using Repeat Impressions Cupcakes 9302-P, paper from Hootenany,  twine from my stash, Copic markers, glitter, Glossy Accents, die cuts, and a punch.
 



I hope you will join the challenge this week at The House that Stamps Built - you don't have to use Repeat Impression stamps but you will get an extra chance to win a $25 gift certificate if you do!  On my sidebar is a discount coupon for anytime you order from Repeat Impressions. Thanks for stopping by today.
 
Here is what the talented DT has created:
 
 
A few fun challenges:
 
 

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

House That Stamps Built: Designer Choice Challenge






 It's time for a new challenge at The House that Stamps Built and I am excited to be starting the New Year as a member of their design team.   Our first challenge of the New Year is a Designers Choice Challenge (DCC) picked by Shirley and is Winter has just begun (not Christmas). 

I inked up 2719-K Large Pine Tree numerous times with Tim Holtz pine needles Distress Ink and did some 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation stamping.  I added embossing ink with my Versamark pen and added white embossing powder to the trees and a die cut deer.  After stamping 8606-E Happy Birthday with the same ink, I did some die cutting and dry embossing and this is the card I came up with.  One of my New Year resolutions is to make more masculine cards so this is my start.

We hope you will join the challenge this week at The House that Stamps Built - you don't have to use Repeat Impression stamps but you will get an extra chance to win a $25 gift certificate if you do use Repeat Impression stamps.  On my sidebar is a discount coupon for anytime you order from Repeat Impressions.

Here is what the talented DT has created:


Thanks for stopping by!

A few fun challenges:





Sunday, January 1, 2017

Happy New Year

 
Time for another fun challenge at House of Cards.
 
Add a Building and/or Colors: 
 


 
 

 

I am excited to be back for another term with House of Cards.  As you see from above I went with the colors using a digital set New Year Greeting by MHK Designs.  I used metallic paste on my designer paper, coated it with Distress clear rock candy crackle paint and then sprinkled some glitter on top. I did the same with some die cut stars.  Close up below.
 
 
 
You can check out the Design Teams fabulous designs each week on Monday at House of Cards or hop on over to each ones blogs today, the names with an * our the new members we are introducing today.
 
Chanya13* | Christi* | Cohenna | Donna | Em | Heather | Jane | Judy 
Karen | Katarina | Leslie | Maria* | Merethe
Michele | Mynn | Nancy* |  Paula | Rocky | Rosi 
Shawna | Shirley | Sue N. | Susan 
 
Check out the rules here  to join us!
 
A few fun challenges:

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

December 28, 2016 Spotlight Series

Some exciting news I've been anxious to share with you,  I am joining the Rock Star design team for Repeat Impressions beginning in January.

For the month of December The House That Stamps Built is taking a break from its usual projects and challenge's to bring back its Rock Star Spotlight series.  This is a fun way to  get to know the Design Team members better.  Each Monday and Wednesday
during December a different Rock Star has been featured and some of their latest creations have been displayed!

Be sure to visit The House That Stamps Built often and leave a little love in the comments of each Rock Star Spotlight.  Wendy will be awarding a $25 Repeat Impressions gift certificate to one random commenter.

Today is my day and the spotlight is shining on me!  Here is what I created to celebrate my featured post.  Now please hop on over to The House That Stamps Built  to read my response to the fun questionnaire that Wendy had me fill out.  Then be sure to leave a comment for your chance to win the gift certificate.