Sunday, January 31, 2010
1) She loves teapots
2) She loves polka dots
3) She snorts when she laughs! And she laughs a lot!
Yes, you got it! The new team member is ***** Cindy Motherway ****** Mothermark to those of you familiar with her on SCS. She is a fabulous stamper and oh so much fun! Be sure to check out her SCS gallery and her blog (which she endearing calls her glob!) SNORT!!!
Friday, January 29, 2010
Thursday, January 28, 2010
I personally can't wait to get all the new dies! They are awesome!
I am too tired to upload much right now, but hopefully tomorrow I can share more and do the tutorial on the hinge ice cream cone card. That is - IF anyone wants to see it. Leave a comment if you want me to do the tutorial!
I'm going to have some blog candy coming really soon too! Keep your eyes pealed!!!!
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
If you are going to be there, please come by and say hello! I'd love to meet you!
Friday, January 15, 2010
Today I am sharing a card I created using a Spellbinders™ die and an image from Rubbernecker. Aren't these roses beautiful? I inked the image with markers before stamping onto vanilla cardstock and clear embossing. I then colored over the flowers with a Copic marker. I also stamped the image onto pretty in pink cardstock and cut/embossed it with Spellbinders™ Labels 5. I cut the vanilla cardstock roses out and popped some of them up. The chocolate chip mat was cut/embossed with Spellbinders™ Labels 5 as well. I added some ribbon and rhinestones for the bling!
I hope you like it.
Thanks for stopping by!
Monday, January 11, 2010
SPELLBINDERS™ SURPRISE PARTY!!
January 7- 13, 2010
Commenting on this post is welcome but does NOT enter you into the contest. This contest is sponsored by Spellbinders™ Paper Arts. Directions on how to enter are in the Blog Post and Official Rules at Spellbinders™ Surprise Party Rules. If you have any questions, please e-mail ContestQuestions@Spellbinders.us
Welcome to the sixth day of the Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!!
Spellbinders™ Paper Arts is hosting Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! We will introduce 25 new Die Templates and 2 Impressabilities™ templates! These sneak peeks are part of the collection that will be released at the Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show on January 24, 2010. We want to invite YOU, our greatest fans, to join the party from January 7-14, 2010! See the newest Spellbinders™ products, visit our Designers’ Blogs, and win fabulous Spellbinders™ prizes!
Today you have the opportunity to win a Spellbinders™ prize package (including all three Spellbinders™ Die Templates revealed today) through the contest entry email address listed below. Be sure to visit the other Designers’ Blogs participating today, and enter from those blogs for additional chances to win! You may enter once from each Blog! Each Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! blog post is open to contest entries for 48 hours. You have until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time January 13, 2010 to enter this contest through my blog. Be sure to read the rules at Spellbinders Surprise Party Rules before entering so that your entry will be valid!
To see previous Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! posts or to go to any of the future blog posts, feel free to visit the following:
After the entry deadline is reached, Spellbinders™ Paper Arts will randomly pick one winner from each Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! blog event as stated in the rules at Spellbinders Surprise Party. Winner will be contacted by email within 24 hours of the contest deadline. The winner will have 72 hours to reply to that email to claim prize. If Winner fails to respond within 72 hours, a new winner will be drawn for said prize.
Entrants visiting all 21 Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! events and correctly entering the drawing on each Blog will automatically be entered into the SPELLBINDERS™ SURPRISE PARTY!! GRAND PRIZE give away with a retail value of over $350.00. The GRAND PRIZE will be announced on January 24, 2010, on the Spellbinders Blog and consists of super secret products being released at the Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show. You WILL be excited!!
I’m thrilled to share my Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! project with you...
These are the Spellbinders™ Die Templates I used for this project:
S4-275 Nested Ice Cream Cone (Center)
The papers are from The Paper Company, Studio Celebration line: Green Mini Dot, Bright Stripe Glitter, Dotted Circle Paper, Glittered Striped. I also used embellishments from the Celebration line: Celebration Dome Stickers and Celebration Bouncy Party Icon Stickers.
Let’s get started. Begin by cutting the Green Mini Dot cardstock to 4 ¼x 11”. Score at 5½” and fold with the blue on the inside of the card.
Cut Glittered Striped cardstock 5 ¼ x 4”.
Cut/emboss S4-275 Nested Ice Cream Cone, Cone #3 (with #1 being the smallest) from Celebration Bright Stripe Glitter paper and attach to Glittered Striped cardstock. Cut Scoop #3 from red side of Dotted Circle paper and attach at top of cone onto the Glittered Striped cardstock.
Position S4-275 Nested Ice Cream Cone, Scoop #2 die template onto the red scoop die cut, secure with low tack tape, and feed into Wizard to cut through all layered of paper.
Glue onto card front, reposition Scoop #2 die template and cut through card front. To avoid cutting through card back, fold the back under the Spacer Plate in your sandwich.
Place both dies back into place and emboss. Carefully add red atyou Spica glitter pen to outside embossed edge of scoop and clear atyou Spica glitter pen to inside embossed edge of scoop.
Next, create the text for the invitation on the computer. I used Accent Dot Writer as the font and chose brown because it looks like chocolate. Yum!
To get it to line up, I created a MS Word document and printed it on regular paper. Keep testing by placing the card over the text until it is lined up just right, having the bottom edges even. Mark the edge of the card on the test paper, then open the card up and use a repositionable adhesive to adhere it to the test paper with the edge lined up with the mark you made. It should be aligned exactly where it needs to print. Run it through the printer. Remove your card from the test paper.
Tie ribbon through ice cream scoop window and add your S3-148 Tags Trio tag, being sure the word Celebration on the ribbon is right side up on front of card and on inside of card. Adhere tag to front of card.
Cut/emboss S4-235 Fancy Tag from Celebration Bright Stripe cardstock and attach on inside of card near the top. Adhere candle bouncy sticker onto S4-235 Fancy Tag. Add the two dome stickers near invitation information.
Here is the new Spellbinders™ die template I have revealed today!
S4-275 Nested Ice Cream Cone
This is a Limited Edition, Summer Collection die template, only available through May 30, 2010.
The measurements of these dies are:
Cone SM 1 5/16 x 1”
Cone MD 2 x 1 9/16”
Cone LG 2 7/8 x 2 3/16”
Ice Cream SM 1 3/16 x 1 5/16”
Ice Cream MD 1 13/16 x 2 1/16”
Ice Cream LG 2 9/16 x 2 15/16”
Here is another fun card I created using the new Spellbinders™ S4-275 Nested Ice Cream Cone die templates. This card is a hinge card, so the ice cream scoops actually swing away to show the information on the inside of the card. The cherry chips on the bottom scoop are brads with one of them utilized as the hinge.
If you would like a tutorial on this card, come back in about a week and I will have it ready for you!
For the complete Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! rules go to http://spellbinderspaperarts.com/blog/spellbinders-suprise-party/ .
TO ENTER CONTEST:
1) Send your email entry to: REVEAL16@spellbinders.us
2) Type the name of the die being revealed on my blog in the “subject” line of the email.
3) Click send!
If you have any questions regarding the contest, send an e-mail of inquiry to: ContestQuestions@Spellbinders.us
Thank you for visiting my blog and good luck!
Saturday, January 9, 2010
Friday, January 8, 2010
Thursday, January 7, 2010
Have a super fabulous day!
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Here is a card I would like to share with you today that I created to use the colors of the SCS color challenge: Certainly Celery, Handsome Hunter and Bermuda Bay and a touch of pink for dessert. I stamped the image with Memento Black and then clear embossed before coloring with an SU! marker as well as Copics. The background of the card is stamped with Handsome Hunter ink.
I hope you have a wonderful day and stay warm since most of the country is FREEZING!
Monday, January 4, 2010
I have been missing in action for a while as I was preparing for my beautiful daughter's wedding January 2. Whew, we made it and all went so well. She was a stunning bride, of course.
Spellbinders Surprise Party!!!!!
There will be dies given away and lots of inspirational creations showing you the new dies being debuted at CHA later this month!!! Click on the link above to take you to the Spellbinders blog for more information and to let you know who will be revealing the new dies and which day! Mine will be January 12, so I hope you will be back to see my reveal.