Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Technique: Poppin’ Soft Pastels


  • Stamp Set of Choice - Amazing Silhouettes (157814), Encircled in Friendship (155408)
  • Versamark Ink (102283)
  • Coastal Cabana Ink (147097)
  • Basic White Cardstock [CS] (159276)
  • Soft Pastels (154585)
  • Take Your Pick - Spatula tip (144107)
  • Brushed Brass Butterflies (158136) 
  • Silicone Craft Sheet (127853)
  • Sponge daubers (133773) or Q-tip
  • Soft tissue


For Sample Card:

Stamp Sets – Amazing Silhouettes, Encircled in Friendship 

Ink – Versamark, Coastal Cabana

Paper (including cutting dimensions) – Basic White Cardstock  8 ½” x 5 ½”

Accessories – Brushed Brass Butterflies, Soft Pastels - (Granny Apple Green and Coastal Cabana), Take Your Pick - Spatula tip, Silicone Craft Sheet



1. Fold cardstock in half to form a card base.

2. Stamp image on cardstock in an upper left area with Versamark ink.

3. Scrape a little pile of Granny Apple Green and a little pile of Coastal Cabana chalk onto the craft sheet with the spatula end of the Take Your Pick tool.

4. Use a sponge dauber to burnish the chalk into the Versamark ink.

5. Use a tissue to remove excess chalk especially on the uninked areas of the cardstock.

6. Stamp greeting in the lower right corner with Coastal Cabana ink.

7. Add one small and one large Brushed Brass butterfly to the card front.

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Tuesday, January 04, 2022

The Catalogs are here

The New Catalogs are here.   Please take time to check them out with a cup of your favorite hot or cold drink.  The catalogs are beautiful and fun to browse through.   

Stampin' Up! Spring Mini Catalog

Stampin' Up! Spring Sale-A-Bration

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Saturday, January 01, 2022

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year!!!

Here is a card I made for the New Year.   I wanted something quick and easy!   
Here are my supplies:
Stamps:  Mixed Drinks (retired) and Happy Heartfelt
Ink: Memento and Blushing Bride
Cardstock: Basic White, Gold foiled, Red Glitter, Black Glitter, and Be Dazzling (Retired SAB) 
Accessories: Playful Alphabet Dies and Starlit punch

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