Monday, June 22, 2015

Patriotic Popsicles

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I promised more popsicle card samples yesterday so here they are. Decided not to keep you waiting. :) In case you forgot, these were made with the new popsicle dies by The Stamps of Life. They go with pops2eat and patterns4pops stamp sets. It's getting close to the 4th of July so I was feeling a little patriotic when I made them. Head on over to the gallery at Stamps of Life to check out other fun card samples with the pops2eat and patterns4pops. You can even enjoy a popsicle while you look at them. Wink.
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Looks to be another hot day in Alabama...definitely popsicle weather! Thanks for stopping by and stay cool!

Sunday, June 21, 2015

New Popsicle Dies

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One of my favorite stamp sets at The Stamps of Life is pops2eat (plus its matching set called patterns4pops). Just fun stamps sets which remind me of my childhood...I mean did you ever get all the popsicles you wanted when you were a child? I definitely didn't. :) So how great is it that Stephanie released a matching die set for these stamps? I had a lot of fun with the new dies! Sharing a couple of my new popsicle cards today and will share more in a few more days. The card above has popsicles which were heat embossed. Heat embossing them makes them look almost "real." I also added some micro-beads at the top of each for "sprinkles." The pretty green ribbon plus pink cardstock are by The Stamps of Life too.
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This card was done with several colors of ink by Stephanie (her Clearsnap dye ink pads). I used Banana, Tangerine and Guava for the popsicle colors. The patterned paper, twine and flowers are by The Stamps of Life too.
It is so hot at my house it is definitely popsicle weather. :) Going to buy banana popsicles on my next grocery run and then head outdoors to eat one (or two). Thanks for stopping by. Hope your summer is going well and don't forget the popsicles!

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Patterns For Whales Stamp Set

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Time for the new patterns4whales Stamps of Life stamp set I promised on June 1st. Don't you just love the polka dot whales? I created the water on the polka dot whale card using vellum. I colored it blue from behind and applied some glitter Mod Podge for "sparkle." I created a frame using a Sizzix Framelit rectangle die which adds a little interest too. :)
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The set also has chevron fun is that? The patterned paper is by Stamps of Life too and the blue chevrons reminded me of "waves" they matched the whales. The anchor is from a punch by EK Success which I purchases several months ago.
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This card only used the sentiments from patterns4whales and the whale die. Again I used some white vellum and stamped the waves which are colored from behind. The patterned paper is by Stamps of Life. I used Sizzix Framelits oval dies to create the diecuts and frame (plus foam tape for added dimension).
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Last but not least (and my favorite) is a card which used the sentiments only plus whale die. The patterned paper and the pretty pink jewel embellishments are by Stamps of Life too. The yellow doily is a die from Sizzix. Hope your day is going well. It is a beautiful hot day in northwest Alabama today. Perfect weather for escaping outside with a good book on the porch (which is where I'm headed).

Monday, June 1, 2015

Whaley Fun Stamp Set

There are new stamps at The Stamps of Life this month you are whaley going to love. Sorry for the pun but I couldn't resist. The set is whale2stamp and there is a matching die available for it too. I have one sample with the set but make sure you come back on June 7th to see four more whaley cute cards with the additional set release. Be sure to check out all the other pretty whale2stamp cards in the Stamps of Life gallery. Wish I could have shown them to you today but have to wait....but hey something to look forward to! :) The card below was created using the Sizzix Square Stand Ups die (658845). The cardstock, patterned paper, ribbon and jewel embellishment are by The Stamps of Life too.
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I'm shaking my head today as I can't believe it is already June 1st. This year is zooming by in a hurry. I'm having a great summer and hope you are too. Stop by again soon.