Saturday, July 31, 2010

Wrinkle Ribbon

Wrinkle ribbon seems to be hot right now in crafting............I just added this yummy group to my Etsy shop.
It is currently available in 3 yd bundles, but custom orders are always welcome.  
I have
 Icicle Blue,
 Pixie Pink,
 Berry Bramble,
 and Pink Grapefruit
........with more colors coming soon!!

I have hand dyed this myself and the color variations that come out of the process are so pretty!!

If you are interested in purchasing any-----click HERE.
If you are local - email me - I will deliver for free, no shipping charges!!

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday is here....Friends with Flair Post 4 U

TGIF (I think I say this every week.... :))
I love this cute little house!  No need for a sentiment here........the house "says" it all.
The papers are some of the October Afternoon that I got with this past {ippity} release.
I have 6x6 sets of this paper available for sale right here on my blog!
I also added some twisted burlap to this card........also for sale in my Etsy shop!  You can get there by clicking over to the right here on my blog.
This twisted burlap is a little thicker than the twine I use and the ends fray for a great effect.
I have it in brown, ivory, and natural!
Check out the post below this................
I have put together a mini kit to be used for scrapbooking, cardmaking, or journaling.
I have plans for putting more kits together and selling them in my Etsy shop.
The ideas are running through my head and keeping me up at night - crazy, I know!!

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

@ The Office Kits.....

Super excited about these cute little kits I put together and have for sale in my Etsy shop.
There is a little bit of everything in this "Office" themed kit.
Lots of die cut stuff - over 30 pieces total in there.
Blues, Kraft, green, cream, brown, and a little yellow.
Perfect for scrap booking, card making, journaling, or anything else you might choose to use them on.
Ledger paper flowers
Giant paper clip
Post-it note pad
Miniature manila file folders

The little manila folders are super cute - hard to see in the photo, but cute IRL!!
I have 3 of these listed for sale............I'm hoping they sell fast and I have to make more
These were fun to put together!!!

I have plans for more kits in the near future too!!

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Monday, July 26, 2010

{ippity} Simplicity...

Just a quick post today with a 5 x 5 card in black and white!
I love this heart from the {ippity} kit - Music of My Heart.
This kit is an older release, but I still have it for sale and just love the stamps in this set.
This flourish heart needs to see more ink for sure!
The space in the middle of the heart is tiny, so my Papertrey Ink - Mixed Messages set was a perfect pairing here.
Be sure to check {ippity} is releasing on August 12th!!
I have my order in and you are going to love these kits!!  Something for everyone!!

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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Ribbon, twisted burlap, and more to come...

If you have not seen it yet, I have a begun selling ribbon and such over at my Etsy shop.
I currently have twisted burlap in 3 colors - brown, ivory, and natural.
This is a little bit thicker than your average twine - but still works great for cards and even better on scrapbook pages.
Price $3.50 / 10 yds.
I also have this super cute plaid/gingham elastic ribbon in yellow, pink, and black!
This works wonderful for trim on cards and I've even made some flowers with it.
Some thread and a button...........possibilities are endless
Price $1.50/yd.
Below is some very pretty grosgrain with scallops designed into it.....
this ribbon is very soft too, easy to work with.
(some grosgrain can be stiff, this is not!)
Right now I have it in blue, raspberry, and yellow......if it is as popular as I think, I will carry the other colors as well.....we'll see!

Price - $1.25 /yd

If you are interested, you can either stop by my Etsy Shop---->HERE
Shoot me an email and I can invoice you via Paypal!!
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Friday, July 23, 2010

Friday = Friends with Flair

Very quick, very simple. This is one of those smaller cards - many call them scraplings.
I was on a roll the other night and wanted to use up some scraps, so I put some of these little cards together. They always come in handy!
This one uses Distressed Dots Background by Unity and
the sentiment is from {ippity} Love in Return.
The buttons are from my stash I have from Papertrey Ink!
Off to watch the last day of soccer camp!
Have a great weekend!
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Hump day.......ribbon news

Happy Wednesday!
Just a couple of "skinny" cards to share today...
These are simple an A2 card cut in half and decorated, that's it
The card on the left has stamps from both {ippity} and Unity and the card on the right
was made with Papertrey Ink's Anniversary Set I just recently got.
If you can't tell, I'm really lovin' the kraft, yellow, brown combo right now!!
I am now carrying ribbon by the yard in my Etsy shop------------>you can get to my shop by clicking over at the top right of this blog page.
There is some really pretty ribbon available, some elastic/plaid/ruffle, and some twisted burlap right now with more being added in the near future.
I'm selling by the yard, so you can get as little or as much as you would like!
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Monday, July 19, 2010

{ippity} along!

I am currently sponsoring a challenge over at the {:Embellish:} Magazine blog ----> HERE!
You have until July 29th to submit your creation using the color combo above
and some ric rac!!
Below is something I came up with......of course, I can't submit mine, but I wanted to play along anyway.
My card uses two different {ippity} kits:
(as always, these are available for purchase from me!)

The paper is October Afternoon, also available on my blog
Hope you get the chance to play along with the challenge!! I am giving away
The Simple Things and A Bit of Burlap!!
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Friday, July 16, 2010

Wow..........and a Challenge for you!

I have 2 posts today........scroll down for my Friends with Flair.
I am currently sponsoring a challenge over at Embellish Magazine blog!
I sent kits to the design team a couple weeks ago and............WOW, did they do some amazing things with must check them out!!
By the way, if you have not subscribed yet to Embellish, the first issue......"All About Twine" is filled with some amazing talent!! It's only $3 for the year, it's eco-friendly, and it's amazing!
Ashley has put her heart and soul into this online publication, you can tell!!
You must check it out:
If you get a chance, submit a creation for the challenge - I'm giving away
The Simple Things
A Bit of Burlap
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Happy Friday all!!
Just a quick card to share today.....
The "notebook" paper is actually a piece of the new Tim Holts Ideology paper with the notebook punch from SU! used on the edge.
The stamps used on this one are from the {ippity} kit:
(This set is currently available from me for just $17.95)
I love this saying!! Makes for a perfect card for many occassions doesn't it??
This kit is great for not only card making, but scrapbooking too. Something I am working on getting more involved with. I really need more hours in my day, I swear!!
Enjoy your weekend and thanks for stopping by!!
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Quick Card to share...

This is another small 4"x4" card made using the Labels 1 Nestabilities. I use the largest of the dies, score the top of one at 1/4" and adhere it to the other die cut.
Makes a cute little card.
For this one, I used an oldie but goodie from the {ippity} kit:
I love this little willow tree from this kit!!
I still have this kit for sale too..........only $14.95 and available on my blog.
I stamped the sentiment on the inside because I love the simplicity of the tree alone on the front of the card.

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Monday, July 12, 2010

{ippity} Gift Card

Today I'm sharing a gift card holder I tried using my SU! Topnote Die...
These are pretty easy to make and this one turned out nice.
I used the following {ippity} kits:
The paper on the front is new from PTI - Library Ledger (I love this stuff!)
See how perfectly the gift card sits on the inside! I think I'll be making lots more of these to have on hand!

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Monday, July 5, 2010

Wow.......can't believe it is Monday already and the end of my 4 day weekend! Went by way too fast, but the weather was beautiful!!
Inspired me to use some butterflies.
These beauties are from the {ippity} kit...
(from the 2010 Winter Collection)

I stamped in Soft Suede on White PTI card stock, colored with my Barely Banana SU! marker and then added some SU! Dazzling Diamonds glitter.
I love the Kraft, Yellow, White color combo right now......very crisp!!
The sentiment is from PTI Mega Mixed Messages - one of my "GO TO" sets!
Enjoy your day and thanks for stopping by!
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Friday, July 2, 2010

Quick FWF Post....

On my way out the door to my son's track meet....
These are some little tags die cut on Kraft and stamped using:
{ippity} kit Faith Blooms
{Stamps} of Life kit Stamped4you
Great to have around to put on that quick little gift to someone!!
Enjoy your holiday weekend!!
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