Kimono Thanks

I love, love LOVE this stampe set. I especially love it paper pieced like this. I stamped it on Real Red, Old Olive and Tempting Turquise, then cut out only the dresses. I then stamped the girls on whisper white and stuck the dresses right on top. I used the sketch from Sweet Sunday Sketch …

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Sweetheart

Today’s card was inspired by this sketch from Taylored Expressions. I always love their sketches! For some reason, this card did not photograph well. I stamped half of the school kid image from Greeting Card Cuties and I covered up her apple with a heart. I just can’t get enough of that lace! Its so …

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Happy Birthday!

I’ve been playing with the new set called Kimono Kids this week. Its what I call an open image, or one that is stamped in outline and has to be colored in somehow. I chose to stamp it on colored cardstock and then cut the pieces out and mount them on whipser white. This card …

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Out West

I spent some time last weekend making a few cards to showcase this cute new set called out West. I’m using it this week at a Workshop, and I wanted to show it’s versitility, so I made a little “brag” book of cards that all feature this stamp set. Here in Texas, this is a …

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Calendar Cover Class

It’s that time again! I’m offering the Calendar Cover Class on Sunday, August 8 at 6:00 p.m. These are last years calendar covers. This year’s cover will be similar, with different paper choics (see below.) The calendar is also differnt this year (it is spiral bound) so the cover will be a little different in …

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Vintage Gift Card Holder

Last week was my Mother in Laws birthdya and I needed to make her a gift card holder. I went to my trusty Scallop Envelope Die {again} and these awesome colors from Color Throwdown. I love these little kids from Greeting Card Kids. My three year old came in while I was making this and …

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Hot Summer

We have not had too hot of a summer..yet… In SOuth Texas, we usually swelter for months and months. But, Mother Nature has been pretty kind this year. These colors from Color Q remind me of our hot summer sun! I used them for a card I will be demoing next week featuring Pedaling Past. …

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Tweet Tweet!

Today’s card was inspired by the colors at Create with Connie and Mary and a sketch from Always Playing with Paper. Stamps: Aviary, Tiny Tags Ink and Paper: Pretty in Pink, Real Red, Old Olive, Whisper White, So Saffron, Old Olive DSP Other: Tiny Tags Punch, DSP Buttons, Real Red Striped Grossgrain Ribbon, thread, twine, …

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Got Ribbon?? Need RIbbon??

If you are a regular visitor to my blog, you know I love ribbon! Especially the Striped Grossgrain Ribbon! Yummy! But, to buy all the delicious ribbon Stampin’ Up offers, you would have to live on Beanie Weenies for quiet a while! So, to help all my lovely ribbon lovers out, I am offering a …

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Go Green!

In your craft room that is! Grab your favorite green and make something! My two favorite weekend challenges came together for this fun and simple card. I used the colors from Curtain Call and sketch from Sweet Sunday Sketch. I turned the sketch on its side, can you tell?? I used Word Play again. This …

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Purplicious

When I was a kid, thee was a store in our mall that was nothing but purple things. I don’t remember the name, but seriously, it was all purple stuff! It was so cool…when I was 11. I’m not a big purple fan these days, but I am a big fan of the new SU …

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Feeling All Blue

I’ve been in kind of a monocromatic mode this week. Not sure why, but I always love cards and scrapbook pages that are all shades of one color. So, I chose blues, a sketch from Clean and Simple, and a new set called Just Believe. Stamps: Just Believe Paper and ink: Staz On Black, Night …

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Sweet {Funky} Baby!

These colors scream baby to me! Maybe it’s because these are the colors I used in my last two baby’s nursery! Color Cue and sketch from OCC helped me to make today’s card. Stamps: Funky Four, Word Play Ink and Paper: Cameo Coral (retired), Crumb Cake, Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip Other: Scallop Circle Punch, …

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Tutorial: Gift Pocket Wallet

I’ve had lots of requests for directions for the first wallet I made last week, so I sat down and made another one and took lots of pictures! It’s very easy and should take less than an hour! First you will need a piece of card stock 8″ X 81/2″. Score it at 3 1/2″ …

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Single Scallop Pocket Wallet

Well, I couldn’t put away the scallop envelop die this weekend. I wanted to play with it some more! So, since I forgot our amazing Child Care Provider’s birthday this week, I needed to make her gift card holder extra special. So, I put the die to work! ANd, as always, I used a couple …

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Thanks A Million!

I LOVE this challenge at Stampin Celebration! These are MY colors! Yummy! I also used a sketch from Everything But The Kitchen Sink! Simple and easy to use! Stamps: Word Play, Printed Petals Ink and Paper: Ridinghood Red, Early Espresso, So Saffron, Whisper White Other: DOtted Scallop Ribbon Punch, Designer Buttons, Stampin Dimensonals

Scallop Envelope Creation

I was up way too late the other night, mindlessly surfing the stampin’ blogs and got an idea for the Scallop Envelop Die. I immedietly had to go and make it. SO, needless to say, I was up REALLY late that night! I’m really into these colors lately, Red, yellow and Chocolate! When you open …

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Cute by the Inch

Mojo Monday and Paper Players came together for this card featuring a level 2 Hostess set called Cute by the Inch. I struggled with both of these challenges! The circle on the bottom just would not work for me, so I went for my favorite ribbon treatment instead! And, I have trouble with grey, so …

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Pink Buckaroo!

Of course, my first use of this great stamp set called Out West had to be pink! Not only is my blog called Pink Buckaroo, but I am from Texas and the school that I work at has the buckaroo as a mascot! So, you know this stamp set will get lots of use! I …

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Curtain Call Color Challenge {38}

This week’s color palet at The Curtain Call is a soft summery scheme. I chose to use the new set called Printed Petals. STamps: Printed Petals, Just Because Ink and Paper: Rose Red, Pumpkin Pie, Certainly Celery, Rish Razzleberry, Very Vanilla Other: Scallop Punch, Designer buttons, Itty Bitty Circle Punch, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, …

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Sweet Sunday Sketch #77

What an interesting sketch from The Sweetest Thing! I wimped out and made my card reqular size. But, it still worked. My colors come from a new (to me) challenge blog I discovered called Just Add Ink. Stamps: Aviary, Pedaling Past Ink and Paper: Eary Espresso, Rose Red, Elegant Eggplant, Lovely Lilac, Melon Mambo DSP, …

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For Sale!

I’ve been cleaning and have lots of things for sale! Let’s Party- $5 Voila- $12 Alphabet Soup- $5 Tree Sampler- $12 Soft Swirls- $8 Big Blossom- $7 Itty Bitty Backgrounds- $7 Sprinkles- $7 Perfect Chemistry-$11 Wheels, from left to right Jolly-$3 Stampin Around- $4 Rought texture- $4 I {Love} Love-$4 Everyday Blossoms- $4 Please email …

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Stampin’ Celbration Challenge #10

What a beautiful inspiration from Stampin Celebration this week! I copied a card of mine from a week or so a go. I loved how it turned out and was interested to see how it would do with these water colored tea cups. I also got the ribbon inspration from Angie Tieman. She had a …

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You Mean The World

Quick card today combining a sketch from Inkspiration and a color challenge from Diva Coffee Break Design. This card features the new border punch balled Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border. I ran each strip through the crimper to get this fun look! Stamps:Word Play Paper and Ink: Rose Red, Old Olive, Pacific Point, Whisper Point, Brights …

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