Friday, February 19, 2010

Bella Bleu Vintage Labels

I can't take credit for this card, it is CASED from one I saw on line,
but regretfully I don't remember whose card inspired it.

The sentiment & scallop are from the SAB set, Vintage Labels.  It 
consists of a variety of different sized circles punched out of the
Bella Bleu Designer Series Paper and attached to a Kraft 
card base.  Kraft taffeta was added with a glue dot.


Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Scallop Flower Card

This card features a Scallop Flower technique that has become popular. 
It involves punching 10-12 scallop circles.  Crunch them up and then
"uncrunch" and stack together.  Use the Crop-A-Dial to punch through all
of the layers and attach together with a large brad.
In this example, I attached this scallop flower to a punched Large
Fancy Flower.   1/2 of the Big Shot Large Scallop was attached to the
top to form a purse-like opening for the card.

The Medium Jewelry Tag Punch was used to cut out the
"For You" sentiment from the SAB Vintage Labels set.


Tuesday, February 16, 2010

SAB Happy Moments in Bella Bleu

This is another SAB set, Happy Moments.  This image is
a classic, a bird in a bird cage.

I used Caramel and Not Quite Navy markers to ink up the image.
After stamping, I layered it on Not Quite Navy and Bella Bleu
Designer Series Paper.  Kraft Taffeta ribbon was used to 
coordinate with the image and papers.

Take care and be safe in the weather!


Sunday, February 14, 2010

SAB 3 Trees

The SAB (Sale-A-Bration) products are so fun this year.  On pages 6 & 7
you have the Good Neighbors set and the Welcome Neighbor DP (Designer
Series Paper).   They coordinate together sooooo well.

This one was simple.  Stamp the 3 tress, color them with
Taken with Teal, to coordinate
with a selected sheet of background paper from the SAB pack 
layer and you're almost done.  I did use the FREE SAB Scallop Trim
Border Punch (page 9 of the SAB Brochure), to add a little 
interest to the bottom of the Old Olive.   Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon was
added to pull together the various chocolate elements.

Given the strong geometric patterns in the stamp set and DP, 
these products work
for cards being given to either men or women.