Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Mixed Bunch

This is one of my favorite stamp sets from Stampin' Up.   I really like using the stamps that have coordinating punches.   Here is a card that I made using some old Chatterbox paper from my stash.  This is a great way to create a simple, yet elegant, looking card without very many supplies at all.  Other than the patterned paper,  just some cardstock, ribbon and a button!  Oh, and an embossing folder.  Its funny how we go through different crafting phases.  Lately, I've been an embossing maniac!  I have so many embossing folders that were just sitting in a box.  Now, they are my new friends!

Friday, August 3, 2012

Hello Little Baby!

It hasn't been an overly crafty week for me, but I did get one card done.  Its funny how some weeks you can get oodles done, and other weeks you just can't seem to find your mojo.  At least I have SOMETHING to show for a "mojo-less" week.  The bottom of the card was done using a border punch by EK Success.  I spent way too much time trying to find the right colors of cardstock.  Every color palette that I tried made the card look Easter-y.  I was trying to find colors that were baby-like that would work for a boy or a girl.  The card was looking kind of blah, so I added the little rhinestones for some pizzazz.  I think that worked.  Everything looks better with a little bling!

I also used an embossing folder from Cuttlebug and the sentiment is from Stampin Up.