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Friday, April 23, 2010

Digi Jamaica Page

Here's a quick digital page I put together of one of my favorite pictures from vacation.  I used My Digital Studio and a few freebie elements I found at Two Peas in a Bucket.  I'm using this for my Desktop background on my computer.  I think I'm fully converted to digi scrappin for myself.  It's so much easier and cheaper!!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Well Scripted Love You

Well.....back from vacation in beautiful Jamaica.  It was a great week!  Now back to reality.

Here's a card I made with Well Scripted and some retired DSP.  This was a quick and easy card.  I cut the heart on my Big Shot, embossed it with the Finial Press folder and then dragged a little ink over the embossed design.  A quick and easy technique with a great result.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Stampin Up! Color Renovation

Big news in the Stampin Up! world!  SU announced this week that they will be updating the color families with the next catalog.  I'm super excited about this.  The new collections are really trendy and pretty.  We will be moving to four Collections - Brights, Subtles, Regals and Neutrals.  There will be five new In Colors in July with the new catalog.  These will now last for two years instead of just one.  Next year we will get five more for a total of ten In Colors all the time!  Also several previous In Colors are coming back as part of the new Collections.  I'm really happy to get Wild Wasabi and Baja Breeze back!!

Here's a chart of the new Color Collections.
I can't wait to start using these new colors!  You'll notice a few new colors in there too.  I think Marina Mist looks like an awesome color!  There are a few colors retiring that I will miss though.  I'm a little sad to say goodbye to Close to Cocoa and Cameo Coral.  Guess I better use these the next couple months!

Monday, April 5, 2010

One More Medallion

Here's one more project with the Medallion stamp.  I just can't seem to stop stamping with this one!  For this card I sponged Mambo Mellon, Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive directly onto the stamp.  The sentiment is from the Tiny Tags set.  I really like these colors together.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Black Magic Technique

I tried a new technique on this card.  It's called Black Magic.  I stamped white craft ink on black cardstock.  After the ink was completely dry I colored over the top with colored pencils.  I layered shades of green and pink on the border stamp in the Vintage Vogue set.  I used a little white gel pen for highlights.  It's an interesting technique.  I might try it on Chocolate Chip cardstock too.