Sunday, July 14, 2013

PNC Suitcase Card

I've been bitten by the POP N CUT bug.  Yesterday I posted a card made with the Coffee Cup Die and today is a card I made for a friend who is leaving soon for a big trip abroad.  She and her hubby will be gone for 28 days on a great trip that she has been looking forward to for some time.  Hope you have a wonderful time Cheri.

I used the Pop N Cut Suitcase Die along with the companion die for all the small details.  I love the little corners, the buckle and the small tag where I put Cheri's initials and the number 28 for the amount of time they will be traveling.

I stamped the ship on the card before folding and then topped it with the word "Adventure" from the Travel Signs Embossing folder set.

I embossed the compass and cut it out and then added a little Distress Ink.  I added a few little tidbits from my travel stash and a Remnant Rub Pointy Finger.

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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Pop 'n Cut Crazed!!

Hi everyone -

I have been spending some time in my studio today working on a new idea for a Pop 'n Cuts Coffee Cup Card.  I try to think outside the box (really!, there's a box?) so I had this bright idea to make a card about ART which is why we are all constantly looking at blogs and thinking about ways to make different stuff from paper, etc.  So - here it is.


I just love the Pop 'n Cuts because they are so fun and easy.  I used the Coffee Cup Die for this one. I have cups full of crafting supplies and tools sitting around my studio so thought this just might work.  I will be back tomorrow to show you a travel card I made with the Suitcase Pop 'n Cut.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July!!

I hope everyone is having a wonderful day.  It is HOT, HOT, HOT here in Arizona but, as always, a great day in the good ole'  USA

I just wanted to take a minute to share this little patriotic shadow box with you.  I made it with the 4th in mind but will also use it for my tag entry over at Tim's blog for July.
Since Simon Says Stamp and Show has "Anything Goes" this week I don't see any reason not to enter it there as well.  Hopefully the third time will be the charm as Inspiration Emporium is having a big birthday celebration for America. Why not go for it?

I constructed the box myself out of some scrap pieces of chipboard using tape and glue.  I only wanted it 1/2 inch deep so it didn't take much. When it was all put together I used the Postage Stamp Die and Grunge Board for the front and then painted it with Ranger's Crackle Paint.  When dry, I used Fired Brick Distress Stain to color it.  I covered it inside and out with some of Tim's Holiday Paper and attached the Postage Stamp Frame.  Using some pop dots I attached Uncle Sam, a free downloard from Karen Burniston, on the inside of the box.

Add a little ribbon and a Rossett
A Tattered Banner & some bingo numbers and you're done-
Happy Birthday America