Friday, October 21, 2016

Stamp Off Cookie Cutter Take It Or Leave It

Buffy, Susan and I are at it again!
Happy Stamp Off Friday.
 This week, we are doing another Take It or Leave It Challenge.
 As indicated in the banner, the artist can use all, or just a
few of the suggestions that are listed.
 I opted to include 3 of the challenge suggestions.
I used the Cookie Cutter Christmas bundle (set and punch)
on page 6 of the Holiday Mini.  The Christmas images
in this set are just TOO CUTE!
I felt that the sentiment from Wondrous Wreath, on page 32
of the annual catalog, was a perfect fit for this card.
The DSP comes from the Festive Birthday Designer Series
paper on page 173.  Although this is birthday themed paper,
it works well for other occasions as well!  I used the
coordinating Festive Textured Impressions Embossing
Folder on page 195 to add texture to the Real Red
and Emerald Envy layers.  Somehow, that embossing
caused the card to curl a bit.  Sorry about that!

Now that you've seen my entry in this Stamp Off Challenge,
please hop over to check out Susan and Buffy's
wonderful projects.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Birthday Fiesta Cactus with Banner

I hope that you're not getting bored.  I had to go with 
yet ANOTHER card made with the Birthday Fiesta
stamp set with coordinating Fiesta Time Framelit Dies.
I love the joy that can be captured and shared with this bundle.
The other obvious consideration is that you can quickly
assemble a WOW card that will appeal to guys or gals.
I went with the Stars Textured Impressions Embossing folder,
because it sort of reflects the stars in the banner.

I also like this color combination very much.  It is Crumb Cake,
Rich Razzleberry and the new Sweet Sugarplumb In Color.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Flourish on Woodgrain

I wanted kind of a "rustic" look for this card.  The contrast
between the delicate Flourish thinlit (p 194) and Woodgrain
Textured Embossing Folder on page 195 is irresistible. 
The sentiment comes from the Sunshine Wishes 
Thinlits on page 194.  I keep picking up these thinlits because
the 4 sentiments are incredibly useful.