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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Big Top Birthday

I made this card for my 4 year old nephew, Korbin.  His name was stamped using a custom stamp that I had made from Love Bots Personalized Name Stamp from the 2010 Ocassions Mini.

The pinwheel was cut out from one of the sheets of the Big Top Birthday Designer Series Paper.

ColorsTemping Turquoise, Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, Early Espresso
Stamp SetsUp, Up & Away, Love Bots Personalized Name Stamp for "Korbin" (retired)
AcessoriesBig Top Birthday Designer Series Paper, Petite Pennants Builder Punch, 2-Step Owl Punch, Scallop Circle #2 Die, 3 inch Circle Die, Silver Brads, Daffodil Delight Pompom Trim

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Flirtatious Butterflies

This card's monochromatic color scheme was inspired by the Wisteria pattern of the Flirtatious Designer Series Paper.

Colors:  Wisteria Wonder, Concord Crush, Whisper White
Stamp Sets:  Happiest Birthday Wishes (Hostess)
Accessories Beautiful Butterflies Stampin' Up! Bigz Die, Beautiful Wings Stampin' Up! Embosslits Die, Large Lace Ribbon Border Punch, Flirtatious Specialty Designer Series Paper, Scallop Circle Punch, 1-inch Circle Punch, White Baker's Twine, Sponge Daubers, Stampin' Dimensions

~ Maria

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Best of Everything

This card features the new Best of Everything stamp set from the 2011-2012 Idea Book & Catalog:

ColorsPool Party, Lucky Limeade, Peach Parfait, Sahara Sand, Whisper White
Stamp SetsBest of Everything
AccessoriesStripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Die, Two Tags Stampin' Up! Bigz Die, Tasteful Trim Bigz Die, 3/16-Inch Corner Punch, Pool Party Ruffled Ribbon, Stampin' Write Markers (Peach Parfait, Crumb Cake, Lucky Limeade)

Thanks for looking,
~ Maria

Monday, August 15, 2011

Angry Birds Birthday

Here's a card that I made for my dear friend Roxanne for her birthday.  She LOVES Angry Birds so I created this card specifically for her. 

The bird, his beak, eyebrows, tail feathers and slingshot were all hand-cut in order to get the correct shape.

Colors:  Real Red, Old Olive, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Basic Black, Summer Sun (retired), Soft Sky (retired)
Stamp Sets:  Woodgrain
Accessories:  Scallop Circle Punch (for clouds), Hemp Twine, 2-Step Owl Punch (for eyes), Creative Memories Wavy Paper Cutter, Chit Chat Rub-Ons (retired)

Thanks for stopping by,
~ Maria