I used Karen Schulz new Picture Perfect kit to create this CD Album. It turned out SO pretty.! A little glitter to dry and a bow or two to finish, and this is ready for memories. The papers and elements and the colors in the new kit are just wonderful---so many many possibilities. The creation of the little album follows the steps detailed in the video by JoAnn at Emerald City Crafting. but all the mats and all the papers are by Snickerdoodle Designs.
Wishing you the best birthday Ever Karen. All the miles and miles of them this year! Thank you for the use of your gorgeous graphics in so many things I do. May the next year be filled with good fun, good friends, good times, good health and good luck, Here's a picture of her birthday card,---her little gift is the Autumn Sunset CD photo album I made for her.
This adorable graphic was drawn by Zoe at Make it Crafty. I am going to overlay either "Believe" or "Dream" or "Believe in Magic" Embossed in sparkle on either vellumor acrylic placed over the rainbow paper with diagonal stripes. (I created that in Photoshop using the paint brush and the gradient filter and it is printed on glossy metallic photo paper.) The Unicorn is finished in mixed media....Copics, Prismacolor Pencils, Wink of Stella, Posca Pen and 3D Crystal Glaze. The script Believe is a BEAUTIFUL 2 size word die by Cheery Lynn Dies B612. I bought the companion B619 which is Imagine.
Inside sentiment is SU Feel Goods stamp: "She believed she could...(SU Feels Good) so she did" Edged in gold glitter, and over a sticker from PopUps Etc.
Sentiment reads "Being a Human is complicated. Time to become a UNICORN"
These cards are simply SU designer paper and black and white cardstock. The Sentiment is a Die by Impression Obsession (#235-M) and the dragonfly is Technique Tuesday's. Both cards are enhanced with diamond Stickles. I needed two very quick cards today---but these MAY get colored with Prismacolor Pencils before I mail them. They are striking in black and white, but a touch of color would be gorgeous also.
Nice colored too. With sequins and Crystal Glaze and Prismacolor Pencil work.
This card below was colored with Chameleon pens and accented with Posca white and green Wink Of Stella. The artpiece is bordered with black line stickers from popupsetc.
Here is one card that I made with Altenew's Perennial Beauty Layering stampset. The inks I used are a yellow four cube set from Hero Arts. Accents are Prismacolor pencils, Wink of Stella, dotted ribbon, and butterfly and Happy Birthday Stickers by Starform from PopUps Etc. Papers are by SU (Pumpkin Pie and black) The embossing folder is "Weathered" (Taylored Expressions) used with an oval diffuser.
This project followed the instructions on Split Coast Stampers Wednesday Tutorial: "Impressions of Tarnished Foil" by Melissa Kerman Butterfly is from Collette Butterfly Branch by Memory Box and Tag is cut with Spellbinders Fancy Label Tags4. Black rhinestones and double bow ribbon complete project. EF was Tim Holtz Sizzix Birch Trees Papers were black and Crushed Curry (SU and the stamps were both from Thoughts and Prayers (SU) stampset. I used silver cardstock, stazon black ink, versamark with copper and gold embossing powder and wink of stella on the butterfly and tag. And here's a second one I did. This technique is SO MUCH FUN (sorry the reflections off the silver are sharing colors in my room and what I'm wearing but just "think" silver ,gold, copper and black! Ribbon is black grosgrain with gold thread. The Butterfly (and "leaves" are cut from gold black and silver glitter paper (SU) from the Memory Box Colette Butterfly Branch
This Anniversary card was created with the beautiful Poppy Stamps Heartland Oval Frame and SU U love you die from the Label Card flip it dieset. Papers are from the DP by SU that accompanies the Pop of Pinks. Font on the inside is Folex Girls and reads:
This card uses the SU debossed side of the embossing plate "Celebrate" It is overstamped with vribrant Tangelo Twist, Misty Macaroon, Watermelon Wonder and Crushed Curry ink (with a distress stamp from the "love notes" set.) the top of the artpiece is embossed with Tim Holtz clock faces EF. Watermelon and mint ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbons. The dragonflies are cut with the Technique Tuesday Dragonfly die and embellished with wink of stella and pearls.
I created little treat boxes out of die cut scalloped circles (Lifestyle Crafts) with Pink DP (SU) and put in a few tiny Cadbury Creme Easter Eggs for my Cancer Support Group Luncheon today. They were SUCH fun to share, and using the adorable Easter Graphics designed and sold by Trina Clark at BizzyHands were quick and easy and oh so cute.
This Prismacolored pastel Whimsical Rose Sprite was created for the Aurora Wings Challenge #47 Pastel Colors I love the sprites so much and the stories they tell. I've matted this one on paper I made in Photoshop and is distress edged for texture. She is die cut with a stitched frame die from Lil Inkers, and each rose holds a corresponding color rhinestone. The inked edge roses on organza are from I Am Roses.com
This is a five by five card, colored in pastels and worked with Prismacolor Pencils, perforated borders, glimmer paper, and Wink of Stella as well as diamond Stickles. She is Created for the Aurora Wings Challenge #47.
The beautiful Easter Lily has long stood as a symbol of purity, elegance, beauty, hope, innocence and spirituality, and peace. It is sometimes called the Trumpet Lily, or the Bermuda Lily. It is a Biblical flower commonly associated with the resurrection of Christ.
The legend, told below, comes from dgreetings.com "This importance rests even more clearly on a legend that the blood of Jesus, as it fell from the cross, was by a miracle transformed into flowers which filled heaven and earth.The popular Easter lily we use today to celebrate the holiday is referred to as ‘the white-robed apostles of hope.’ These beautiful trumpet shaped white flowers were brought to the United States in 1875 from Japan by an American tourist and named after the florist who made it popular. The flower retells the resurrection story with its life cycle. These snow white flowers symbolize new life and hope. The bulb of these flowers buried in the ground represents the tomb of Jesus and the glorious white trumpet-like fragrant flowers which grow from the bulbs symbolize His life after death. The snowy white color stands for the purity of the Divine Savior and the joy of the resurrection while the trumpet shape signifies Gabriel's trumpet call to rebirth and new life."
I love the triple pocket card for tucking in fairy wishes and little sayings about magical moments. This is monochromatic in black and shades of gray, with the base card DP marble paper from SU. The Fairies are from the Poppy Stamps faerie collection of dies.
Inspired by a card at a recent Stampin Up workshop, my demonstrator, Kathleen Legan made, I created this card using the SU May Framelits flower die adhered to glitter paper, the big hugs die from Simon Says Stamp, the triple stamped embossed Alte New stamps from Rose stampset, and the Textured impressions E F "Weathered" Colors are worked in Old Olive paper and ink, black and shiny photo paper.
This card is quite different because it embosses over a stamped image with the die that would cut it out. I used Botanical Garden dies and stamps from SU in Daffodil Delight, Blushing Bride and three of the SU greens. The sentiment is embossed in green embossing powder over Blushing Bride paper and comes from the stampset "Sentimental" by Avery Elle