Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Last Week of Summer Card Camp


Here’s my card.  What do you think?  These colors were a little hard to use for me.  A little to monochromatic! 

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So, here’s the funny story about this card…while we were driving home from vacation earlier this week I watched several Stamp TV episodes on YouTube.  I was unable to watch the tutorial video for this weeks class for the Summer Card Camp.  I fell in love with this faux letterpress technique.  I decided what my card was going to be while still on the road.  So, imagine my surprise when I was finally able to watch the tutorial this week!

I also used some new “puffy” embossing powder for the little fish.  I’m not sure what to think of it, any suggestions would be appreciated!  It seemed to take forever to melt and then it didn’t really look smooth.

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All of the cardstock and stamps are Stampin’ Up, except the shiny blue cardstock, I think it’s Bazzill’s.   The ink is Tim Holtz “broken china” distress ink.  The embossing folder is Cuttlebug Swirls.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Week 3-Summer Card Camp


Here’s my card.  I used Stampin Up paper, ink and seam binding.  Stamps are from the Unity kit of the month called “Just You”.


I love the leopard print background stamp!  

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Week 2 of Summer Card Camp


Here’s this week’s color combo…


Here’s my entry


I got the idea from a card in an old issue of PaperCrafts Magazine (my favorite magazine!).  I started with scraps in my scrap bin.  The punch is Stampin Up “Scallop Trim Border”.   The ink is Stampin Up Mambo Melon, I also colored the felt flower with the same ink.  The stamp is PaperTrey Ink, from the set “Signature Greetings”.  The ribbon and twine are random pieces that ended up matching really well.

I added a few scalloped pieces to the inside to finish it up…


My DD wanted to participate in the Kid’s Challenge from the Summer Card Camp.  I let her look through magazines and pick an example.  I showed her the colors and here’s what she came up with…


With the exception of cutting the word “sun” and the shapes for the sun out with the Cricut, this entire card was made by my very creative 7 year old!  She picked all of her papers and embellishments!  What do you think?!   I love it!!!