Monday, March 30, 2015

March Card Kit Part 5

The Stamps of Life card kit = so much fun in a box!

 I made this card for a new You Tube friend.  She subscribes to TSOL card kits too and we are exchanging cards using the March kit.




I wrapped some green seam binding around two of the wood veneer banners and tied them both with the tri-color twine.  The 3 black enamel dots are left-overs from a previous kit.  I hope she doesn't visit my blog today to see her card before it arrives in the mail!




My clear Wink of Stella pen pooped out on me and didn't leave much sparkle on the stars. I will go back and add just the smallest dots of Stickles on each one.  The stars need to sparkle and shine!

I hope you enjoyed the cards I made from the March card kit from The Stamps of Life!  I'm looking forward to the April kit (I heard, shhhhh - top secret - the paper is yummy!  Waiting is so hard to do!)


Off to create some more!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

March Card Kit Part 4

 This card kit from The Stamps of Life is where it all started!


 And look what I created!




Two of the cut a parts from the patterned paper pad provide the sentiment for this card.  And lookie...an oh so cute silver airplane clip - yep, included in this month's kit!  Here's another card!




3 sentiments, two arrow embellishments, and one patterned paper wrapped with ribbon...all on one card!

Thanks for looking!  Two more cards tomorrow!

Off to create some more!

Saturday, March 28, 2015

March Card Kit Part 3

All of these fun goodies came in the March card kit from The Stamps of Life!


 And here is a sampling of what I made from this kit!



Those little wood veneer banners are sweet!
The scraps from the patterned paper above were used to make a new background paper below.  Punch - paste, punch-paste, punch-paste! 




 Two more cards tomorrow and thanks for looking!

 Off to create some more!

Friday, March 27, 2015

March Card Kit Part 2

This photo shows all the goodies found in the March card kit from The Stamps of Life!



And here are two more cards I made from the kit!




I stamped on one of the wood veneer banners from the kit and tied some of the tri-color twine at the top.




 Two of my favorite patterned papers from the "Hello Friend" paper pad included in this month's card kit.  And the green ribbon with white dots is too cute for words!

Thanks for looking!  Two more cards will be posted tomorrow!


Off to create some more!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

March Kit Club Part 1

 This is a picture of the content of the March Card Kit from The Stamps of Life
 You are looking at ribbon, twine, stamps, dies, embellishments, patterned paper and card stock all delivered in the cutest pink and white pizza style box!  TSOL has, by far, the best card kits available!  For the next several days I'll show you some cards I made using the contents from this box.




This card features the yummy green seam binding, tri-color twine and the "hello and shadow" dies.  The embossed layer in back used the Flower Burst embossing folder from Sizzix.



Besides the cute patterned paper in fun colors, this card features an enamel arrow, which is part of the card kit.  Oh, what fun I had with this kit!

I'll be back tomorrow with two more cards!

Off to create some more!

Sunday, March 22, 2015

To/From

Well today is my birthday, so how appropriate that I am featuring a to/from tag.  Guess I'll have to buy myself a birthday present, wrap it up and use this tag on the package!   The to/from dies are part of a new release over at The Stamps of Life.

I made the tag into a card using the "Sizzix Tags Framelits with Stamps" set.  Here is the front of the tag card:




Yep, I had to fussy cut and use some more of the festive banners from Stephanie's patterned paper!  and check out the bling at the bottom of the tag!  You can find that at TSOL as well!

And here is the tag card when opened:




Now I'll just fill in the "To: me/From: me" and attach it to my present!

Thanks for looking!

Off to create some more!

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Thinking of You!

I have another card to share with you today using another one of the newly released word dies from The Stamps of Life .  I love that Stephanie provides a shadow die to go along with her word dies.  That way you have a choice to use the shadow or not.   I used the word die and its shadow die on this Large Circle Flip-its card.  Here is the front of the card:




I love how the shadow gives the word some substance and makes the letters pop!  And here is the card after you "flip it" open!




Those cute and colorful banners were fussy cut from one of Stepahanie's exclusive patterned paper pads.  I love using them on my cards!   The "hello" greeting is from a new stamp set called "happy calligraphy2stamp".

Thanks for looking and please come back tomorrow to see another card featuring some new word dies!

Off to create some more!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Hi, Hi, Hi!

I'm excited to be able to share some cards I made as a design team member for The Stamps of Life .  Stephanie released some new word dies and I'll be sharing the cards I made over the next few days.  My card for today features the "hi" die!  I used the Triple Circle Flip-its dies for the card base, so I could say hi three times!




 Of course the pretty turquoise card stock and fun patterned papers are from TSOL too!
 I hope you'll come back tomorrow to see another card featuring more word dies from TSOL!

Thank you for stopping by!
Off to create some more!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Flower Power

I made these three cards using the new embossing folder from Sizzix designed by Stephanie of The Stamps of Life.   On the last card you can see that I used the debossed side of the paper for a different look.







Thank you for stopping by!
Off to create some more!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Happy Birthday Step-Ups

Here are two cards I made using the Sizzix Happy Birthday Steps Ups card die set from Sizzix designed by Stephanie Barnard of The Stamps of Life.




The fun patterned papers are also from the Stamps of Life.  They are a nice card stock weight of paper and double sided.  I love the colors and patterns in each paper pad so much so, that I save the smallest of scraps and use them with many of the smaller dies in the set. 

Thank you for looking!

Off to create some more!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Easter Blessings (Hidden Step-up)

Do you like happy surprises?  Then check out this card that I made as a Design Team member for 
The Stamps of Life!






I used the Basic Step-Up card die set and placed the die cut on the inside of the card!  It creates a pop-up on the inside of a card!  So much fun!  The cute flowers on this card are also part of the die set!  The sentiment is from the newly released stamp set happycalligraphy2stamp.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my design team creations in the last five posts.

Thank you for visiting my blog!


Off to create some more!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Happy Birthday (Royal Stand-Up)

Another Design Team  creation for ♥ The Stamps of Life ♥ to share  with you!  I'm a big fan of the stand-up cards designed by Stephanie for Sizzix.  This one uses the Royal Stand-Ups card die set.  The eye catching sentiment is from a newly released stamp set called happycalligraphy2stamp.




The perky banners are cut from some patterned paper designed by Stephanie - one of my favorite patterns!  And the package?  A die set called Triplit Gifts!

Thank you for stopping by!

Off to create some more!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Happy Easter (Large Circle Flip-its)

Spring is on the way (fingers crossed!) and today's card celebrate a spring holiday.  I used a newly released stamp set from ♥ The Stamps of Life ♥ called happycalligraphy2stamp for the sentiments on the front and inside of the card.







The card base and layers were cut using the Large Circle Flip-its card die set.  I love interactive cards and ♥ The Stamps of Life ♥ has an awesome variety of Sizzix card die sets on their website.

For the sentiment, I placed the clear stamps over the stamped images and traced around the outline of the stamps. Then cut the paper out by hand.  Instant shadow!

Thanks for looking!

Off to create some more!

Monday, March 9, 2015

For My Friend (Basic Step-Ups)

Today's card is another one I made for ♥The Stamps of Life ♥ new stamps release.  You can see the release video here.

The card I made uses stamps from happycalligraphy2stamp and triplitsflowers2stamp.  The card base uses the Large Circle Flip-its card die set.




 The colors, patterns and design of this card makes me feel happy all over!

I'm also happy that you stopped by today!  Thanks for looking!

Off to create some more!

Sunday, March 8, 2015

For My Friend (Circle Flip its)

I'm so excited!  Today I can start showing you some cards I made for  ♥The Stamps of Life ♥ as a new Design Team member - woohoo!  Some of the cards I made for Stephanie's new releases can be seen on her video here!  I'll share those cards here on my blog the next few days.  So first up is this card using happycalligraphy2stamp and the Circle Flip-its card die set:





On the inside of the card you can see some sweet layered flowers suing the newly released stamp set triplitsflowers2stamp.  I adore the flower that repeats the word "friends"!  I'll be using that stamp a lot!
BTW, I made an extended card with the Circle Flip-its dies.  You can learn how to do that in Stephanie's video here.


Thank you for stopping by and sharing in my excitement!
Off to create some more!

Saturday, March 7, 2015

So "egg" cited!

This is the card I made for a You Tube friend for our monthly card swap.  I used several products that I purchased from The Stamps of Life.




Supplies used:
Stamps:  bunny4Easter, framelits with stamps: Easter
Paper: patterned paper from TSOL , white cs: Joanns
Ink: assorted colors of dye ink, Copics
Misc: dies that match stamp sets, Friends Forever Step Ups Card die set.

Thanks for stopping by!

Off to create some more!

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