Monday, February 24, 2014

Bridal Shower Invitations

My sister got married January 4, 2014.  As matron of honor I wanted to throw her a bridal shower since she did such a lovely job when I got married.  I knew this dress was going to be perfect to use.  Her colors were black, gray with accents of silver and red.  I did this as a postcard style with the shower details on the back and a matching envelope.  Even though I had to make 64 invites, I really did enjoy creating these in honor of my sister!

Matching envelope
Supplies needed:

Card Stock: Basic Black 5-1/2" by 4-1/4"
                   Basic Gray 5-1/2" by 4-1/4"
                   Modern Medley DSP (#126926 $10.95) to cut framelit and envelope liner
                   Silver Glimmer Paper (#124005 $4.95) scraps

Ink: Real Red Pad (#126949 $5.95)

Stamp Set: Oh, Hello (clear - #130733 $18.95) (Wood - #131931 $25.95)
Accessories: Top Note Bigz Die (#113463 $21.95)
                    Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (#117335 $7.95)
                    Dress Up Framelits Dies (#130101 $24.95)
                    Envelope Liners Framelits (#132172 $26.95)
                    Big Shot (#113439 $99.95)
                    Silver 1/8" Silver Ribbon (#132137 $4.95) Tie knot in center

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Stampin' Up! Color Challenge

As a Stampin' Up! demonstrator there are a lot of groups online that you can join and get inspiration from.  I am apart of PROVERBial Stampers on Facebook which is a group of demonstrators in the PA area.  They provide us with a monthly color and sketch challenge.  I participated in the color challenge below.
I just loved these colors and was looking forward to creating a card with them.  Here's what I made.
This card was also going to be used in a demonstrator swap that I was participating in using any new stamp set from the 2014 Occasions catalog.  I just love this new Love You to the Moon set.

It's also our biggest sale of the year called Sale-a-bration.  For every $50 you spend you receive a FREE product.  I used the Decorative Dots Embossing Folder that I think goes perfectly with this stamp set.  I'd love to hear what you think of this card and the colors.

Supplies used to make this card:

Stamp Set: Love You to the Moon (2014 Occasions catalog - clear - #133143 Price $17.95) (wood - #133140 Price $24.95)

Card Stock: Bermuda Bay base 5-1/2" by 8" scored at 4-1/4"
                    Melon Mambo layer 5-1/4" by 4" and scrap for moon
                    Basic Black layer 5" by 3-3/4"
                    Whisper White 2" by 3"

Ink: Jet Black StazOn Pad #101406 $7.95
       Versamark Pad #102283 $7.50
       Melon Mambo Pad #126948 $5.95
       Melon Mambo Marker
       Bermuda Bay Marker

Accessories: Sale-a-bration Decorative Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #133520 Free with $50 order
                    Big Shot #113439 $99.95
                    Sponge Daubers #102892 $10.95
                    White Stampin' Emboss Powder #109132 $4.75
                    Heat Tool 129053 $29.95
                    Basic Rhinestones Jewel Accents #119246 $4.95

Click HERE to see the 2014 Occasions Catalog and click HERE to see the Sale-a-bration brochure.