Saturday, June 28, 2008
Cards from friends
Today I wanted to show you some cards that I have received in the mail from friends. I have been gathering them for awhile, but haven't had a chance to photograph them and upload them with all of my computer troubles! So, without delay, here they are.....
The first card is the yellows and pinks. This card was made by Jennifer K. I can't give proper credit for the sources of scrapbooking paper or the stamp, but I just loved the quilted look of this card!! I hope that you can see from the picture that the "Thanks so much" is rainbow colored and shiny. Just beautiful. So, Jennifer, thanks so much for my card!!
Card #2 was sent to me (okay, really sent to my husband) by Connie, one of my terrific SU! downlines. It is the orange, blue and green card. I just love how her card turned out. She, of course, used SU! products since she's a demo, too. :0) The stamp set she choose is called All Holidays. This is a great word set that covers lots of holiday stamp needs. (If you would like to see this set, check out page 146 of the Spring/Summer SU! catalog.) The beautiful scrapbooking paper is from the Occasions mini catalog and it is called Summer Picnic. If you would like to have any of this paper, order it by June 30th because it will be gone after that!!! (You can check out the Occasions mini online at http://www.stampinup.com/ if you don't have your own copy.) She also used the Striped Grosgrain Ribbon in Pumpkin Pie. Thanks for the card, Connie. Bob and I both enjoyed it! It is so much fun to get a handstamped card in the mail.
And card #3 (the brown and blue one) is from my friend, Elizabeth. She used the Baroque Motifs stamp set (found on page 120 of the Spring/Summer catty). Her colors are Chocolate Chip and Tempting Turquoise. She used random stamping and repetition stamping. This would be a great way to do a one sheet wonder technique with. "What is a one sheet wonder?" you ask. Well, pretty easy really---just start with a full sheet of 8 1/2"x11" neutral card stock. Stamp randomly all over the paper, then cut it up to use for numerous cards. I have a template that you can use to make 9 cards using your stamped sheet plus card bases. If you would be interested in a copy as a Word document, just contact me. Back to Liz's card though, I just love it!! Thanks!
Have a blessed day! I'll try to be back soon.