Happy Friday all! and Happy Graduation to all those Seniors who are gracing the stage tomorrow!! My Oldest Son included!! Stressful for Mom, but a VERY special time!!
Today's Sketch Frenzy Friday sketch is by yours truly! Quick and simple and perfect for a couple more graduation cards!! Here is what I came up with
based on this sketch
I needed two cards for out of town cousins and this worked perfectly. Both invites seem to indicate the school colors are Red & Black, with Silver and White accents. I happened to think of the Red Glimmer paper and knew I was set! Card base is Real Red with a Basic Black background layer. I stamped the saying on Whisper White in Real Red and added a graduation cap in Black. The silver brads were the perfect accent for the sketch, and the cap! Hopefully these will be in the mail tomorrow!!
Thanks for stopping by today! Stop over at the main SFF Blog to see what the rest of the team created, and to play along!!
Howdy all, Happy Friday! Sadly, this another one of those "I don't have a card" posts! So sorry! I always have the best of intentions, but this time of year is just crazy! My boys are almost done with their school year, and one of them is graduating next weekend (YIKES). We've been jammed with end of year activities and graduation party prep! I won't bore you with any more details :)
Here is the Sketch Frenzy Friday sketch of the week, by Deb Currier.
I really want to play along, maybe this weekend!!?!! Stop over at the main SFF Blog to see what the rest of the team has created, and to play along!!
It’s that time again! Stampin’ Up! has released the retirement lists for the current catalog. Remember, stamps don’t sell out, but accessories and such do! The catalog is good through May 31, so stamps will be available that long. Accessories are while supplies last.
Remember too the Spring Mini is also good through May 31. I’ve not seen an official list of items that are continuing on, but the new catalog is available to us Demonstrators. If you have a question about something, ask! I’m ordering some today so should have in hand soon J
You have two choices in viewing the lists, pdf files that open with Adobe. Or Excel files that you can sort as you choose.
Here are the lists for retiring stamps:
And here are the lists for accessories. Remember, accessories will sell out. Notice the “not available” column. And note some of the accessories are offered at discounted prices.
If you need accessories, get the order in ASAP. The best bet for you is going to be to shop my online store at the following link:
You can always email me too, but I can’t guarantee when I will see the message. Crazy weekend on tap with one son headed to prom tonight! That means I won’t be sleeping much either J Also hoping to get outside and get some work done, along with many other projects inside!!
Two other things to mention. SU! has both a hostess special and recruit special going right now. Through May 30, Hostesses with a $350 workshop get an extra $30 in Free Merchandise. And anyone who joins the SU! family right now gets an extra $30 in product in their Starter Kit! Contact me if you need more details on either offer!!
Posted by Jennifer Weide at 10:11 AM
Well, as much as I'd hoped to get a card done this week, it just didn't happen. Too many things going on with end of school year and graduation approaching!! By the time I got to think about it Thursday evening, I just can't wrap my head around it!!
But, here is the sketch if you'd like to give it a whirl!!
Stop over at the Sketch Frenzy Friday blog and see what the rest of the team came up with!! and add your creation there!! Thanks for understanding all, maybe next week!!
Somehow this last card from Open House last month never got posted!! This was the only original card I created for the Open House :)
The colors are Elegant Eggplant, Summer Starfruit & Baja Breeze. We embossed with Swallowtail on Naturals Ivory Card Stock with Clear Embossing Powder, then used a Sponge Dauber to apply color over the embossing. I generally like to tap the dauber over the embossing, then rub also to get the color down onto the card stock. Once you have applied all the color you'd like, rub over it all with a tissue. This will remove any ink that is sitting on the embossing and prevent you from getting ink where you don't want it. The Swallowtail was attached to a Summer Starfruit layer for accent, then onto the Eggplant card base. The saying was from Teeny Tiny Wishes. It was stamped in Eggplant, punched with the Word Window and attached to an Eggplant Modern Label Punch. At the edge of the label we added Mini Silver Brads before attaching over the Swallowtail with dimensionals.
Thanks for stopping by today!!
Catalog Items used: 129216 Swallowtail (clear) * 115370 Teeny Tiny Wishes * 105126 Elegant Eggplant Card Stock * 126839 Summer Starfruit Card Stock * 101849 Naturals Ivory Card Stock * 126969 Elegant Eggplant Classic Ink * 126960 Baja Breeze Classic Ink * 126991 Summer Starfruit Classic Ink * 102283 VersaMark Pad * 103083 Embossing Buddy * 129053 Heat Tool * 109130 Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder * 122941 Mini Silver Brads * 104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals * 102892 Sponge Daubers * 126189 Paper-Piercing Tool * 126199 Stampin’ Pierce Mat * 119857 Word Window Punch * 119849 Modern Label Punch
Happy Friday all!! My apologies for my recent absence, but couldn't be helped! Hopefully I'm back for good, but I may still be spotty with posting over the next few weeks. My oldest son is graduating High School on the 11th, so lots to get done before then!!
As you know, Friday means another round of Sketch Frenzy Friday!! I hope you've been keeping up with the sketches!! If not, stop by the SFF blog and check them out!!
Here is my creation of the week
based on this sketch by Tammy Fite
After taking a look at the sketch, I started thinking of Designer Series Paper that would work and I immediately thought of this little pad from the Spring Mini, Print Poetry DSP Stack! I'm really drawn to these colors and the prints that coordinate!! Summer Starfruit, Midnight Muse and Gumball Green!!
The card base is Summer Starfruit with an accent layer of Midnight Muse behind the DSP background. I used four different prints from the stack. Across the center is a Summer Starfruit ribbon. The flowers were stamped in Starfruit, the leaves in Gumball, and all were cut with the coordinating framelit set. The set used is Secret Garden from the Spring Mini. The framelit set has the same name :)
The leaves are attached to the background with just Snail adhesive. The flowers were attached over with dimensionals. The final accent, that really makes it all pop, are the Midnight Muse Dahlias that I added in the center of the flowers. The saying is from Teeny Tiny Wishes.
Thanks for stopping by today!! Make sure you stop over at the Sketch Frenzy Friday blog to see the creations of the rest of the team, AND to play along!!
Card three from Open Houses last weekend. A nice, yet very simple one! Inspired by Mary Fish here. Thank you again to all the Demos out there who so freely share their creations!!!
Here is my version.
Love Rich Razzleberry!! Card base Rich Razzleberry. Designer Paper on the sample is from the Polka Dot Parade pack. My stampers used the FREE SAB paper in two prints, the chevron and the dots. The top layer is Whisper White. We started by punching the Butterfly (Elegant Butterfly Punch) at an angle. Once punched, we pierced around it with the coordinating template from the Occasions Paper-Piercing Pack. Next we stamped a saying from the Sassy Salutations. Thank You, Feel Better and Thinking of You all worked well! We attached the Whisper White over the Designer Series Paper. Finally, we punched a Bitty Butterfly from Whisper White and attached it in the center of the larger punched butterfly with a small piece of dimensional. A few rhinestones in the center give it some bling!
Catalog Items used: 126705 Sassy Salutations * 115316 Rich Razzleberry Card Stock * 100730 Whisper White Card Stock * 127540 Sycamore Street DSP FREE SAB * 126950 Rich Razzleberry Classic Ink * 119246 Rhinestone Basic Jewels * 104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals * 126189 Paper-Piercing Tool * 126199 Stampin’ Pierce Mat * 129387 Occasions Paper-Piercing Pack * 127526 Elegant Butterfly Punch * 129406 Bitty Butterfly Punch