Thursday, December 31, 2009

Paper Piercing

Today's Treehouse Thursday Challenge is to use paper piercing on your card. SO, I dug out and dusted off an old brass stencil and dry embossed the image then pierced along some of the lines. I am really loving the simplicity of this card - and my favorite color Baja Breeze!


Stamps: Simple Wishes (Treehouse Stamps)
Ink: Baja Breeze
Cardstock: Watercolor Paper, Baja Breeze
Accessories: Light Table, Brass Stencil, Stylus, Paper Piercing Tool, Flower Embellishment, Pearl Stickers

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Faux Silk

Well, I have to say that I've actually never tried the faux silk technique before - but I really like the look of it! This weeks Treehouse Thursday Challange is to use faux silk somewhere on your card. I couldn't resist using this cute little penguin!


Stamps: Cool Wishes (Treehouse Stamps)
Cardstock: Whisper White, Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip, SU DP
Ink: Baja Breeze, Blue Bayou, Stazon Black
Accessories: Ribbon, Tissue Paper, Big Shot, Nestibilities, Paper Piercing Tool, Reinkers, Aquapainter, Dimensionals

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Treehouse Thursday Challenge

This week's Treehouse Thursday Challenge is a color challenge - Chocolate Chip, Pretty In Pink, and Very Vanilla....well, I guess I cheated because I used white instead. Polar bears are white, right? I LOVE this both of these "Snag 'em" stamps available from Treehouse Stamps! Please join in the challenge found here.


Stamps: Snag 'Em, Available from Treehouse Stamps
Ink: Stazon Black. Chocolate Chip, Pretty In Pink
Cardstock: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Pretty In Pink
Accessories: Big Shot, Embossing Folder, Nestibilities, Buttons, Ribbon, Dimensionals, K & Company DP, SU Reinkers, Aquapainter

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Another Penguin Cutie!

Oh, I just can't get enough of this CUTE new stamp set from Treehouse Stamps called "Cool Wishes." I made this tag for the Treehouse Thursday Challenge this week, which is to make a tag! Please join in the challenge and post a link to your card on the Treehouse Blog.


Stamps: Cool Wishes (Treehouse Stamps)
Ink: Stazon Black
Cardstock: Always Artichoke, Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: Big Shot, Nestibilities, Ribbon, Punch, Gem Sticker, Dimensionals

Monday, December 7, 2009

Just Released - "Cool Wishes"

This TOOOOOOO cute has just been released by Treehouse Stamps, and oh it's fun to get all inked up! I made this cute little shipping tag box/bag for the Splitcoast Stampers Technique Lover's Challenge today and just had to use my new stamp set!


Stamps: Cool Wishes (Treehouse Stamps)
Ink: Stazon Black
Cardstock: Debbie Mumm DP, Basic Black, Whisper White
Accessories: Big Shot, Nestibilities, Scor-Pal, Punches, Ribbon, Sticker, Buttons

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

WOW, Cathleen!

I made this card for this weeks Treehouse Thursday Challenge (THT026) which is to CASE a card from Cathleen Torina's wonderful gallery. The card I based mine on is here: Cathleen's Card

I changed the colors, stamps, ribbon treatment, and added pearl and gem stickers.


Stamps: Simple Wishes (Treehouse Stamps)
Ink: Riding Hood red
Cardstock: SEI Designer Paper, Riding Hood Red, White, Soft Sky
Accessories: Ribbon, Nestibilities, Big Shot, Pearl and Gem Stickers, Dimensionals