Sunday, September 23, 2012

Framelits galore!

I LOVE FRAMELITS!!! Sorry for shouting, but it can't be understated... they are so versatile, affordable and take up next to no storage space at all. Of course dies and punches will always have their place at my craft table, I love the addition of this family to the Stampin' Up! line, SO much! I used 4 Framelits on this card, and it just makes things look so clean and professional. This was a card for a friend's 30th birthday, and I used the sketch challenge at Create with Connie and Mary, the colour challenge at The Play Date Cafe and the technique challenge for crayon embossing/resist at Hand Stamped Sentiments. This was a fun new technique that I might teach my club this month.

And the challenges:

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Club Challenge Card

And here's the more challenging card we did this month, with the sketch from Craft Project Central and the Early Christmas challenge at Anything Goes. I LOVE the new Core'dinations papers, and all the awesome Framelit bundles!!! I'm posting both the with and without flash pics, so you can really see the properties of the paper, and the awesome new buttons.

And the sketch:

Club Card Basic

I love that I have a club full of girls who've been doing Stampin' Up! for awhile already, so I don't have to stick with JUST simple basic cards, but with time constraints and sharing tools, I still can't go overboard, so I've decided every month, we'll do one challenging card with a new technique or more steps involved, and one basic card that's not too time consuming. Here is the basic we did this month, using the sketch challenge from Clean&Simple.

And the sketch:

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Welcome Teach!

Can I just tell you... I LOVE my son's teacher for Grade 2!!! And since this is only her second year teaching, I wanted to make sure she had a very warm welcome. I thought this adorable matchbox desk, filled with staples, like paper clips, rubber bands and stickers would do the trick, along with a matching card. I used the Mojo Monday sketch for the card, and the SUO Challenge for "Boxes or Bags" for the desk.

Here's the sketch for the card