Wednesday, December 18, 2013

First Communion




Someone special, our Grandson Brody is going to take his first communion on Christmas Eve.  I wanted to make him a card especially for him.  I used a retired stamp, Crosses of Hope.  I am really happy the way it turned out.  Here are some pictures.


And ...... up close and personal

A handmade card for a special occasion!
:-)
The recipient of the card above.  Here is Brody with his sister Sydni after his First Communion!  Sydni took her first communion on Christmas Eve two years ago.

Mom and Dad (Scott and Toni) joined Brody and Sydni for a great family picture.  Of course Grandma and Grandpa (Cherie and Terry) must join in too.  Next in our group picture are Uncle Scott, Aunt Anne Marie and our third grandchild Samuel.  :-)


So proud of you Brody!  I love my family.




Sydni says she wants to do a video.  The Rainbow loom is hot now.  I think we will try a video with our Sydni showing us how to use it.  Be back soon.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Mixing Glitter with Embossing Powder




Hi everyone!  Love this clean and simple Christmas card!  With this technique the glitter doesn't rub off because you heat it into the embossing powder.  First ink your stamp with VersaMark, stamp, and put white embossing powder on top.  Heat with heat gun, while the image is still warm pour your glitter on top and heat again with the heat gun.



Mixing Glitter with Embossing Powder

Measurements:
Cherry Cobbler- 4 1/4" X 11", scored at 5 1/2" and folded in half
Whisper White layer- 5 1/8" X 3 7/8"
Cherry Cobbler layer- 5" X 3 3/4"
Whisper White focal image layer- 4 5/8" X 3 3/8"
Cherry Cobbler focal image layer- 4 1/2" X 3 ¼"


Supplies:
Stamp Set- Evergreen
Ink- VersaMark
Card Stock- Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White
White embossing powder, Dazzling Diamonds fine glitter Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine, Big Shot Polka Dot Embossing Folder, Adhesive

Merry Christmas everyone!  :-)

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Clear Embossing Christmas Card - 4th for 2013!



This was a fun card, and I am very happy with the results!  I saw the clear embossing done on the whole card base at brandyscards.com  so here is my version.

I used:

Stamps:  Serene Shihouettes WM #132073 and CM #127324 and Greetings of the Season WM #128030 CM #128033

Ink:  StazOn Black #101406 and VersaMark #102283

Paper:  Whisper White #100730 (3 1/2 x 3 3/4), Smoky Slate #131179 (4 x 3 3/4) and Bermuda Bay #131197 ( 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4)

Accessories:  Clear Embossing Powder #109130, Cherry Cobbler Embossing Powder #122949, Heat Gun #129053, Whisper White Organza Ribbon #114319 and Dimensionals #104430


I only have about a third of my Christmas cards done so I will be doing a lot of stampin!  :-)

Check out this video.......




Happy Stampin!