Friday, June 22, 2018

Ice Cream Crazy

It's almost time for a new Stampendous catalog, so, before the new July catalog arrives, I want to share one more special card from the April catalog.  I have a definite love of the Stampendous House-Mouse Designs.  I know I'm not alone in this!  For today's card, I'm sharing Stampendous House-Mouse Design Ice Cream Crazy Rubber Stamp.  These mice just tickle me to no end with their cute antics and love of sweets.  My kind of mice!


Here's what I used to create this card:

Stampendous Products - 


Other Products - 

Sweetie Pie Cardstock by My Colors®
Sunflower Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
E-Z Runner® by Scrapbook Adhesives™
3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives®
Copic® Markers - R20, R22, R81, R83, R85, Y21, Y23, C0, C1, C5, E50, E51, E53, E31, E33, E35, W4, W5, W7
Prismacolor® Pencils - Cool Grey 30%, 70%, 90%

Here's what I did to create this card:
  1. Stamp image, color, and trim closely
  2. Trim pink cardstock to 5.25” x 4” for mat
  3. Trim an A2 card base from yellow cardstock
  4. Die cut white cardstock and pink cardstock pieces as shown
  5. Adhere all layers as shown
This is the type of the card that could be used for many different happy occasions, birthdays, graduations, congratulations, anything that calls for a happy card.  Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I'll see you next week with a sneak peek of my favorite card in the Stampendous July catalog. I think it's pretty darn cool!  In the meantime, have a blessed weekend and week ahead!

Hugs,
Lea

Friday, June 8, 2018

Cupcake Happy

I promised more Stampendous House-Mouse Designs goodness on my blog today and here it is!  This stamp is called Cupcake Happy and I'm sure you can see why.  If I were a mouse, I would be in heaven if I had a cupcake to enjoy and icing to sleep on!  I don't know, might be awfully sticky!



Here's what I used to create this card:

Stampendous Products - 


Other Products -

Sweetie Pie Cardstock by My Colors®
Cool Mint Treasures™ Cardstock by WorldWin
Memento™ Love Letter Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
E-Z Runner® by Scrapbook Adhesives™
3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives®
Copic® Markers - YG06, YG07, YG09, YG41, R20, R21, R22, R24, R27, W4, W5, W7, Y21, Y23, E31, E33, E35, E50, E51, E53, C0, C1, C5

Here's what I did to create this card: 

Stamp image, color and trim closely
Trim pink cardstock to 5.25” x 4” and stamp with texture cube and red ink
Trim an A2 card base from green cardstock
Die cut white paper and pink paper as shown
Stamp sentiment on white die cut
Adhere all layers as shown

Thanks for stopping by!  I'll see you next week with more Stampendous goodness.  In the meantime, have a blessed week!

Hugs,
Lea

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Peony Umbrella

It's time for some Stampendous House-Mouse Designs fun!  My card today uses Peony Umbrella and I just love this stamp!  Peonies have always been a favorite flower of mine so this card was extra fun to color.  I'm sure you will love it, too!




Here's what I used to create this card:

Stampendous Products - 


Other products - 

Guacamole Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Pinkini Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
E-Z Runner® by Scrapbook Adhesives™
Copic® Markers - G82, G94, G99, R20, RV10, RV11, RV13, RV14, BG000, E31, E33, E35, E40, E50, E51, 53, W4, W5

Here's what I did to create this card:
  1. Stamp image, color, and trim closely
  2. Trim an A2 card base from green cardstock
  3. Trim a piece of pink cardstock to 5.25” x 4” and stamp with script stamp 
  4. Trim a piece of green cardstock as shown
  5. Adhere all layers
Thanks so much for stopping by!  I'll see you again on Friday with another fun Stampendous House-Mouse Designs card.

Hugs,
Lea

Friday, May 4, 2018

Laurel Burch Mystical Mares


There's something mystical about rainbow colored horses with blue eyes and fun patterned manes and tails!  I love this Stampendous® Laurel Burch™ Horse Friends Rubber Stamp.  It's so fun to see what kind of mystical, magical, wonderful color scheme you can come up with for these awesome horses.  It's just a great stamp that can be used for pretty much anything, whatever you can imagine! 



Here's what I used to create this card:

Stampendous Products - 


Other Products -

Delicata™ Golden Shimmer Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
Gold Marker by Sharpie®
Pink Cardstock by Bazzill Basics® Paper
Grasshopper Cardstock by My Colors®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Copic® Markers - V04, V05, V06; BV01, BV02; RV25, RV29, RV32, RV34, RV66; Y13, Y15, Y17; YR04, YR07, YR09; R24, R27, R29

Here's what I did to create this card:
  1. Stamp image, color trim closely and distress edges
  2. Trim pink cardstock to desired size and stamp background as shown
  3. Tear one edge of background paper as shown
  4. Create A2 card base from green cardstock
  5. Adhere all layers as shown

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I'll see you next week and have a great weekend!

Hugs,
Lea

Friday, April 27, 2018

Wisteria Circle

Wisteria Circle is one of the newest Stampendous stamps that I'm in love with!  To begin with, the name is just dreamy!  I can just imagine living on a street named Wisteria Circle or in a sweet cottage named Wisteria Circle.  Yes, I'm a mushy romantic at heart!  I've always loved Wisteria vines, they grow wild around here and they're stunningly beautiful, just like this stamp!


Here's what I used to create this card:

BasicGrey® Kioshi Paper Pad
Apple Green Cardstock by Core'dinations®
May Arts Ribbon®
Copic® Markers
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I'll see you again next week with more Stampendous inspiration.  Until then, have a wonderful week!

Hugs,
Lea


Friday, April 20, 2018

Moroccan Tile Time

It's time to add a little Stampendous Moroccan Tile spice to the mix!  I love this stamp!  I know, I love them all, but, seriously, this one is so beautiful!  You can use it for a background or make it the star of the show.  It your choice!



Here's what I used to create this card:

Stampendous® 6CR007 Cling Moroccan Tile Rubber Stamp
Spectrum Aqua® Markers
Canson® Watercolor Paper
May Arts Ribbon®
Core'dinations® Apple Green Cardstock
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Here's what I did to create this card:

  1. Color stamp with markers
  2. Spritz stamp with water, lay paper over top and press paper onto stamp
  3. Trim around stamped image
  4. Trim solid cardstock
  5. Tie ribbon and adhere to card front
  6. Adhere layers together
I love the soft watercolor look of this image done with this technique!  I've not used this technique in a while and it was fun to do.  Thanks bunches for stopping by and I'll see you again next week with more Stampendous inspiration!  

Hugs,
Lea

Friday, April 13, 2018

Welcome to Paris!



Bonjour, mes amis!  Bienvenue!  One of the things I love the most about Paris are the flower stalls.  I love flowers to begin with, but, to see the stalls with buckets and baskets full of every color of flower imaginable is a sight to behold.  Of course, everything in Paris is a sight to behold!  For today, I've created a small 6" x 6" canvas paying homage to Paris and the beautiful flowers at the markets using the new Stampendous Paris Bonjour Cling Rubber Stamp Set.


Here's what I used to create this canvas:

Stampendous Products - 


Other Products -

6" x 6" Artist's Loft™ Canvas
Memento™ Summer Sky Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
Memento™ London Fog Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
Memento™ Grey Flannel Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
Archival Ink™ Jet Black Ink Pad by Ranger®
Tim Holtz Distress® Crayon in Tumbled Glass by Ranger®
Prismacolor® Pencils
Liquitex® Titanium White Paint
Deli Paper
Glue Dots
3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives®
Wild Orchid Flowers

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I'll see you next week with more Stampendous fun.  In the meantime, happy crafting!

Hugs!
Lea