Friday, August 5, 2011

Christmas Lodge

My first try with Christmas Lodge!  I really like this set -- it's very retro and cozy feeing.  I'm glad that the flash from my camera really picked out all the glitter "snow."  The Christmas banner at the bottom was taken from Pines & Poinsettias, watercolored, cut out and popped up on Dimensionals.  And did you see the two mini-jingle bells underneath?

I combined both of the new Christmas dsp's, Holly Berry Bouquet and Frostwood Lodge, then peeled me some wallpaper!  

Stamps:  Christmas Lodge, Pines & Poinsettias

Paper:  Early Espresso, Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler, White, Christmas Lodge, Pines & Poinsettias

Ink:  Black, Riding Hood Red, Cherry Cobbler, Bravo Burgundy, Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Crumb Cake, Close to Cocoa, More Mustard

Accessories:  White gel pen, Dazzling Diamonds glitter, Ticket-Corner punch, Mini-Jingle Bells, Cherry Cobbler satin waffle ribbon, Garden Green 1/4" grosgrain ribbon, Dimensionals, Vintage brads, Aquapainter

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Leaves of a Tree

More fun with the Spice Cake dsp!  I hand colored the Leaves of a Tree stamp with markers so that I could add some dimension using lighter/darker shades together.  I love the shape of this tree!  The ribbon is the new Cherry Cobbler satin waffle ribbon, which adds so much texture -- I love that ribbon.  I considered adding a bow, but thought that the image and the dsp were already busy enough.

Stamps:  Leaves of a Tree

Paper:  Early Espresso, Riding Hood Red, More Mustard, Vanilla, Spice Cake dsp

Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Early Espresso, Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Riding Hood Red, Cherry Cobbler, Summer Sun, More Mustard, Tangerine Tango, Cajun Craze

Accessories:  Ticket-Corner punch, Cherry Cobbler satin waffle ribbon, Earth Elements brads, sponges, Dimensionals

Always Thankful!

This is my first sample using goodies from the new SU! Holiday Mini.  I just have to say that it's a glorious collection of products!  I'm especially loving the the new Spice Cake dsp -- the colors are warm, with just a hint of Pool Party, and patterns are detailed and retro.

Stamps:  Always Thankful

Paper:  Island Indigo, Early Espresso, Vanilla, Spice Cake dsp

Ink:  Black, Pool Party, Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade, Always Artichoke, Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, More Mustard, Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip

Accessories:  Ticket-Corner punch, vintage brads, Early Espresso satin waffle ribbon, sponges, Aquapainter, white gel pen