Thursday, October 30, 2008

More Clear Dollar Stamps!

This was made with "Snowman Wishes" which will be released on November 1, 2008 by Clear Dollar Stamps. The sentiment is computer generated.......I just couldn't help myself!

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Snowman Wishes
Ink: Stazon Black
Cardstock: White, Baja Breeze, Non-SU DP
Accessories: Ribbon, Nestibilities, Brads, Dimensionals, Corner Punch

This is "Sally Sheep" from Clear Dollar Stamps, which will also be released on November 1. The sentiment on this card was also computer-generated.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Sally Sheep
Ink: Stazon Black
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, White
Accessories: Cuttlebug, Embossing Folder, Ribbon, Buttons, Nestibilities, Dimensionals, Paper Piercing Tool

Another card using Snowman Wishes including making the left side of the background with a stamp from the set. Images were colored with Prismacolor Pencils and Gamsol.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Snowman Wishes
Ink: Stazon Black
Cardstock: White, Bashful Blue, non-sU DP
Accessories: Punches, Nestibilities, Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol, Ribbon, Dimensionals

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Deer Season Sneak Peak!

Clear Dollar Stamps will be releasing this set, "Deer Season", on November 1, 2008. What a great stamp set for those masculine cards that are usually SO hard to make! I found this cammo designer paper and just had to use if with this set. These great rifle brads are also available at

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Deer Season
Ink: Black Stazon, Green Stazon
Cardstock: Kraft, Basic Black, Always Artichoke, Non-SU DP
Accessories: Punches, Nestibilities, Brads, Dimensionals

This set is really very versatile! I really like this winter scene using the deer and tree from the "Deer Season" set. I used Versamark, Heat & Stick, and Dazzling Diamonds over the brayered glossy cardstock.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Deer Season
Ink: Black Stazon, Versamark. Blue Bayou
Cardstock: Basic Black, White Glossy
Accessories: Brayer, Heat & Stick Powder, Dazzling Diamonds, Ribbon, Punches

This is the first card that I made with this set. I love this paper - it looks like flannel to me! Very plain and simple, but perfect for a man-card!

Supplies used:

Stamps: Deer Season
Ink: Stazon Brown
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Non-SU DP
Accessories: Ribbon, Nestibilities, Dimensionals

GREAT Sketch

I couldn't resist this sketch from today's Sketch Challenge on Splitcoast Stampers. Holiday Trinkets was the perfect stamp set to use for this sketch!

Supplies used:

Stamps: Holiday Trinkets, A Holly Jolly Christmas
Ink: Always Artichoke, Riding Hood Red
Cardstock: Riding Hood Red, Mellow Moss
Accessories: Punches, Ribbon, Dimensionals, Button

This was such a wonderful sketch, I couldn't resist making another quick card!
Supplies Used:
Stamps: None
Ink: None
Cardstock: White, Non-SU DP
Accessories: Cuttlebug, Embossing Folder, Punch, Ribbon, Button, Dimensionals

Fall Card With Pink?

This card was made for last Friday's Limited Supply Challenge on Splitcoast Stampers. The challenge was to make a card with leaves AND pink. Well, I had this wild idea to make a wreath using punches and this is what I came up with.
Stamps: None
Ink: None
Cardstock: Pink Pirouette, Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke, Chocolate Chip, Ivory
Accessories: Cuttlebug, Embossing Folder, Ribbon, Word Sticker, Pearl Stickers, Punches, Dimensionals

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

It's A BIG Day!

It's a GREAT BIG day because we get to start posting the cards using the new stamps from Clear Dollars Stamps that will be released on November 1, 2008! The stamp I used to make these three cards, "Majestic Mountains", will be released on November 1, 2008 by Clear Dollar Stamps. Please go to to see the GREAT stamp sets already released and start making your wish list. I know that I have a really long wish list already....

The first card was made using Craft Ink and White Embossing Powder on Night of Navy cardstock. I also used an embossing folder to texturize the white layer. The cute little snowman is part of a stamp set also being released on November 1 by Clear Dollar Stamps.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Majestic Mountains, Snowman Wishes (Clear Dollar Stamps)
Ink: White Craft Ink (SU)
Cardstock: Night of Navy, Designer Paper (Stampin'Up!), White
Accessories: Punches, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol, Cuttlebug, Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

The second card was also made with the "Majestic Mountains" stamp and embossed with white embossing powder. I really love the simple yet elegant look of this!

Supplies used:

Stamps: Majestic Mountains (Clear Dollar Stamps)
Ink: Versamark
Cardstock: Sage Shadow (Stampin'UP!), White
Accessories: White Embossing Powder, Crystal Effects, Dazzling Diamonds, Ribbon, Cuttlebug, Embossing Folder, Dimensionals
This is actually the very first card I made with Majestic Mountains! I wanted to create a "winter wonderland" and was really happy with how it turned out.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Majestic Mountains (Clear Dollar Stamps)

Ink: Stazon Black

Cardstock: Soft Sky, Designer Paper (Stampin'UP!)

Accessories: Punch, Word Sticker, Dazzling Diamonds, Crystal Effects, Cuttlebug, Embossing Folder, Dimensionals, Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Hershey Chocolate?

I couldn't resist another card using Pink and Chocolate Chip! This card was made using this week's Sketch Challenge on the SplitCoast Stampers website. I just got this designer paper last week and have decided to use it rather than hoard it like I've been doing with most of my paper!
Stamps: Stampin' UP! Stem Silhouettes
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, White, K & Company Designer Paper
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Brads, Button, Corner Punch, Ribbon, Dimensionals

Thinking Pink!

SplitCoast Stampers, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is having a "pink week" and encouraging stampers to use pink in their challenge cards. Well, I'm LOVING pink and brown together and was actually pretty happy with how this turned out.

This card was made for the Color Challenge this week, using Pink Pirouette, Chocolate Chip, and Kiwi Kiss. I usually really struggle with the color challenges, but how could a person go wrong with this one!

Stamps: Stampin' UP! En Francais, Bloomin' Beautiful, and Linen

Ink: Chocolate Chip, Black Stazon

Cardstock: Pink Pirouette, Chocolate Chip

Accessories: Ribbon, Dimensionals, SU Re-Inkers, Aquapainter, Brads