Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Paradise Found

Sorry for the misleading title, I do live in Aurora afterall, but I got a chance to play with my new stamp set, and it's called Paradise. My girls Nora and Carmella sat down to stamp with me again, and I really love that. We each decided to do our own thing with the same stamp set. We are in a simple card-making mood lately, nothing special, just playing with cardstock and colors...maybe a little sponging. We're having a great time though!

Here's Nora's card. Along with the Paradise stamp set, she used a retired background stamp (the giant flower) from a couple years back. Her card is garden green, and she used whisper white cardstock as well. The ink colors are regal rose and garden green. The ribbon is Rose Red 1/4" grosgrain.

Here is Carmella's card, not bad for 10-years-old, huh? She used the Paradise stamp set, and the canvas background stamp (also retired, sorry!) Card is certainly celery, as is the ink used on the leaf images. The background is stamped in pretty in pink.

And last but not least, here's my card. I used a garden green card, very vanilla cardstock, ink colors are garden green, crushed curry, and dusty durango. All of our greetings are from the Teeny Tiny Wishes set.

Monday, July 27, 2009

A new blog...

...for a new me. After being a "hobby demonstrator" with Stampin' Up for um 3 years or so, I've decided to finally try to step things up and make it a business. Big thanks to my pal Stephanie who has just become a demonstrator herself for giving me a kick in the pants! So, stay tuned, I plan to post my card ideas, techniques, and any events I might plan. Not sure what else, but it will certainly be an adventure.