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Thursday, December 21, 2017

SDBH - Favorite Stampin' Up DSP



This month's Challenge is to show our favorite Designer Series Paper. 

I have several papers I love and I used some of them to make Christmas cards for my daughter's dance teachers. 

The only thing about the music paper from Merry Music DSP is that it needed some bling. So I added some glitter. 

If you want to find out exactly how I did it please check out Glitter and More Glitter post.



I love how these cards turned out and so do the recipients. 


Card #1


Supplies Used:
Paper- Merry music DSP, Gold Foil, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Shimmer White
Embossing Folder- Softly Falling
Inks- Basic Black Archival, Versa Mark
Embossing Powder- Iridescent Ice
Dies- Oval Sizzix - Retired Stampin' Up
Stamps- Sugar Plum Dreams, Snowflakes Sentiments, Banners for Christmas
Extras- Red Mini Tinsel
Markers- Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, Tempting Turquoise, Daper Denim, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Crumb Cake, Powder Pink, Blushing Bride, Pink Pirouette, Daffodil Delight

Card #2

Supplies Used:
Paper- Merry music DSP, Gold Foil, Champagne Foil, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Shimmer White
Inks- Basic Black Archival, Versa Mark
Embossing Powder- Iridescent Ice
Stamps- Sugar Plum Dreams, Snowflakes Sentiments
Extras- Red Mini Tinsel
Markers- Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, Tempting Turquoise, Daper Denim, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Crumb Cake, Powder Pink, Blushing Bride, Pink Pirouette, Daffodil Delight


Card #3


Supplies Used:
Paper- Years of Cheer DSP, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Shimmer White
Inks- Basic Black Archival, Garden Green, 
Embossing Folder- Softly Falling
Embossing Powder- Iridescent Ice
Stamps- Sugar Plum Dreams, Snowflakes Sentiments (inside card), Christmas Happiness
Extras- Red Mini Tinsel
Markers- Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, Tempting Turquoise, Daper Denim, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Crumb Cake, Powder Pink, Blushing Bride, Pink Pirouette, Daffodil Delight


Card #4



This idea came from Pinterest but I put my own spin on it. 

Supplies Used:
Paper- Merry Little Christmas DSP, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Shimmer White, Glossy White, Gold Foil, Champagne Foil
Inks- Basic Black Archival, Marina Mist, Pacific Point, Night of Navy 
Embossing Powder- Clear Powder
Stamps- Hearts Come Home, Star of Light
Markers- Basic black, Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, Garden Green, Real Red, Tangelo Twist, Crumb Cake
Dies- Card Front Builder, Hometown Greetings

Hope you all like them. 
If you are interested in any of the products used please contact me right away because after December 31st some of the products will no longer be available. 

Please check out the other projects as well.



Thursday, October 19, 2017

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop for October: Black, White, & One Color


Our theme this month is Black, White, & One Other Color.

I choose gold as my other color and this is what I came up with this month. 





I had a hard time with this one because I love me some color but when I saw these dies I thought this would work. I am happy how it turned out. Hope you are too. 

It is hard to see in the photos but the bottom two layers are pushed up with dimensional dots and the Merry Christmas is embossed with gold powder. I was going to do white but the gold looked better except in the pictures. 

I love the embossing paste that Stampin' Up is now carrying. You can do so much with it. 

Supplies Used:
Paper: Gold Foil, Merry Little Christmas DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Versa Mark, Whisper White Ink Refill
Dies: Hometown Greetings, Card Front Builders
Stamps: Star of Light
Embossing Powder: Gold
Embossing Paste








Sunday, September 24, 2017

Color Challenge #1

I belong to a Stampin' Up Color Challenge Group on Facebook that gives a different color combination for us to use whatever Stampin' up products we want but the main focus must be the colors chosen for us.

My colors for my 1st challenge are: Blushing Bride, Perfect Plum, & Tranquil Tide.

This is what I came up with. I hope you like it.



Supplies Used:
Paper: Smoky Slate, Blushing Bride, Tranquil Tide
Ink: Smoky Slate, Blushing Bride, Tranquil Tide, Perfect Plum
Stamp Sets: Jar of Love, Gorgeous Grunge, At Home with You
Dies: Bunch of Banners, Every Jars Framelits
Embossing Folder: Brick Wall
2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows - Powder Pink

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Something Different



This is my first blog hop. I am very excited to join in and can't wait to see what everyone does. 
We are suppose to present a new technique we have been wanting to do. Hope you like it. 

I have been wanting to do this technique ever since I saw this set in the new holiday catalog.

You are currently visiting Christy Kroboth from Lehighton PA USA. 




This took some time to design but I like how it turned out.
I love the puppy. He is so cute. 

Supplies Used:
Paper: Very Vanilla, Glossy White, Soft Suede, Real Red Tempting Turquoise, Garden Green, Old Olive, Wood Textures DSP, Color Theory DSP, Gold Foil
Markers: Soft Suede, Pacific Point, Garden Green, Real Red, Daffodil Delight
Stampin' Up Window Sheets
Stamp Set: Ready for Christmas
Dies: Christmas Staircase Thinlits, Hearth & Home Framelits
Ink: Early Expresso
Embossing Folder: Brick Wall Textured Impressions
Stampin' Up Clear Faceted Gems

Please see the list below & hop through all of the people on the list to see all our projects. You don't want to miss any!





Sunday, September 3, 2017

Fall Leaves



Another fall card with the Baby Wipe Technique. When you do this technique you want to make several cards at one time.
I also love backgrounds but sometimes they are time consuming. This one was pretty easy. Stampin' Up ink blends very nicely on glossy paper. 


Covering the glossy paper with ink makes it more friendly with the Polymer Stamps.

Supply List:
Paper: Glossy White, Crushed Curry
Inks: Pool Party, Tempting Turquoise, Soft Sky, Pear Pizzazz, Garden Green, Early Espresso
Ink Refills: Crushed Curry, Cherry Cobbler, Cajun Craze
Stamps: Colorful Season



Baby Wipe Technique & Washi Tape



The baby wipe technique is tricky on white glossy paper especially with polymer stamps. Polymer stamps tend to stick to the glossy paper tearing it or the ink smears but the paper sure makes it look good. 

I love this washi tape from the holiday catalog. Check it out on my website. It blends so well with the fall theme. 

Supplies Used:
Paper: Glossy White, Crush Curry, So Saffron
Ink Refill: Crushed Curry, Cherry Cobbler, Cajun Craze
Washi Tape: Year of Cheer Specialty
Ink: Early Espresso
Stamps: Colorful Season


Thinking of You- Using the Baby Wipe Technique

I finally got to try the baby wipe technique. I made several cards using this technique. Here is one. I am also going to use this one for my first workshop, can't wait.




I love fall and all the colors. I also love the Colorful Season Stamp set, you can do so much with it.

Supplies Use:
Paper: Crushed Curry, Cherry Cobbler, White Glossy 
Ink Refill: Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler
Ribbon: Burlap
Stamps: Colorful Season
Ink: Early Espresso
Die set: Bunch of Banners
Baby Wipes