Category Archives: Birthday

A Pup for Sydney

Designer Starter Kit only $25.00 Make Your Mark This is a belated birthday card for my granddaughter Sydney.  It’s also a remake of one I had done previously.  I was not happy with the first one so remade it using lighter cheerful colors. The ATS stamp set is called Pocket Pup.  I selected it because she has a puppy called Mia who is a Chihuahua and this image looks exactly… Read More »

Dance Life

This turning out to be one of my favorite stamp sets.  I love the Dance Life Stamp set – it is so elegant. The image was stamped with Dark Roast Ink onto Butter Cream Card Stock.  The pattern paper for the background is a non-FSJ item as is the lace and pearls.  Those items were perfect for the Dance Life image.  I added a little Dark Roast Silk for a… Read More »

Sentimental Prints

September 2017 Promotion 20% Media Mix The Sentimental Prints Stamp Set was one of the first sets I order when I joined Fun Stampers Journey.   I liked it because it was simple yet elegant and it has six sentiments from Missing Your to With Sympathy so it’s very versatile. The background was made by sponging Bubble Gum Ink over the Vintage Screen Stencil with the Small Dauber Dowell.  Did you… Read More »

Avant Garden

Blog Candy Winner Announced New Host Code & Free Gift 2nd Release of 3 new Sale-a-bration Items   Today’s card features the Avant Garden Photopolymer Stamp Set.  This stamp set is free with your $50 purchase.  The background is from the Timeless Textures Clear Mount Stamp Set.   The image was stamped with Jet Black Ink and the colored in using a Bender Pen and Sweet Sugarplum Classic Ink Pad. … Read More »

Birthday Blossoms

Blog candy Giveaway Host Code and Free Gift Today’s card is for a long time girlfriend from high school. I wanted to make it shabby and chic and simple so I used the beautiful paper from the Falling In Love Designer Series Paper that on page 51 of the 2017 Occasions Catalog. The greeting is from the Birthday Blossoms Clear Mount Stamp Set.  The greeting was stamped with Sahara Sand… Read More »

High Tide

Probably wondering why I have another masculine card today again – that’s because I have several male relatives that have birthdays in February and March. I used the High Tide Stamp Set again for a birthday card and to Sunshine Sayings Stamp Set for the “Happy Birthday”. The DSP is retired Typeset Specialty Designer Series Paper.  The strip across the background DSP is the retired Maritime Designer Series Paper Stack.… Read More »

High Tide

When I saw this set, I knew that I would buy it.  It reminds me of California and the ocean I lived near my whole like until 25 years ago.  My son-in-law, Gary, is always posting pictures on facebook featuring the gorgeous California sunsets over the ocean and every time I see one, I get homesick. Today’s card is for my son-in-law, Gary and I’m using the High Tide Photopolymer… Read More »

World Traveler

Every time I use this stamp set, I want to pack my bags and ride the train!  On my bucket list is the American Coast to Coast. This card is for my brother Adrian’s birthday. The image was stamped with Basic Black Archival Ink onto Very Vanilla Card Stock and die cut with the Layering Circles Framelits. The two circles were die cut using the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies.  … Read More »

Country Living

For those country lovers, or simply for those who have eclectic taste, the Country Livin stamp set is sure to please.  Pour yourself some sweet tea and enjoy that country livin’. This card is for my granddaughter’s boyfriend.   He’s a little country and I think he will like this card.  I used 4 stamp sets to put this card together! The boots image was stamped with Early Espresso Classic Ink… Read More »

The Wilderness Awaits

It doesn’t matter if you live in the mountains or in the heart of metropolis. You can invite a little bit of the wilderness anywhere. These realistic images in The Wilderness Awaits Stamp Set are especially suited for masculine projects.   Today’s card features The Wilderness Awaits and was made for my brother, Bobby.   I saw a neat tip in a video by Sara Douglas using the reinker for… Read More »