Sunday, December 27, 2009

Baby Time!

Well I don't know about you, but it is a little baby boom around here. It seems like eveyone is having a baby. There is definately something in the water here in Illinois! Needless to say, I have been whipping up baby cards like mad. The first card is the pink version (I acutally made this into a first birthday card, but could easily be a baby card) and then I took some more pictures of the process with the green card.
Isn't the plaid really neat? I got the idea from the fabulousDawn! She has really good pictures, but I thought I would share how I mass produced these. First I thought about how I waned to space out the plaid and then made tick marks on my grid sheet. I started with the white stripes from retro background basics. Once I had the tick marks, it was so easy to ink up and go.
Then I started in right away with my next color and the faux ribbon stamp set. It was so easy and fast. I did 80 in no time at all.
The last step was to turn the card base the other way and stamp the spring moss layer.
Stinking fun and so very cute! The last baby shower invites are being sent out next month for a virtual shower for my sister in law. Hope everyone had a blessed holiday and I am sure 2010 will be the best year ever!
It's a good life!
Terri E.
Deets: All supplies are Papertrey Ink unless noted
Stamps: Polka Dot Basics, Background Basics Retro, Faux ribbon, Baby's first
Ink: Spring Moss, Always Artichoke, Fresh Snow, Berry Sorbet, Sweet Blush, True Black
Paper: Kraft, Spring Moss, Sweet Blush, Berry sorbet, always artichoke
Accessories: Bling, lemon tart ribbon, berry sorbet ribbon, glue pen, flock

Friday, December 18, 2009

Sending a smile

Hello everyone! I have about 85% of my Christmas list done with only a few more to get and put together. I am sure it will all get put together before the big day. The bigger question is will I get all of my cards done?

This is a fun card I made for a window sheet challenge. It was a lot of fun to make the balloons look like they are floating through the air. I spounged the sky and it really does have a depth of color and dimension.

I am going to a real estate class today, so I have to keep it short.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Deets: All supplies are Papertrey Ink unless noted
Stamps: Everyday button bits
Ink: Staz on black, pretty in pink, bashful blue
Paper: Stampers select white
Accessories: Acetate, dmc white floss, spounge dauber, purple, orange and red buttons from basic grey

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Illini Birthday

This is the last of my Dads birthday set. He is a huge Illini fan, so the colors came from that. I went to a private school in Missouri, so needless to say Dad is already getting Izzy in the Illini mindset LOL!
This was a fun card using PTI sets. I adore how easy it is to build your own designer serries paper with the clear sets. I must say that is one of my favorite things to do and I wasn't even into that until PTI.

Did anyone else order a ton for the new release. I tried to get the heart background stamp set, but it was sold out. I was only 5 hours after they went live. Isn't that crazy! I was actually glad in a way since I am really not a heart person. I saw one of the preview cards made by Nicole and thought I had to have it, so now I can think about if it really needs to find a home in my stamping room.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Deets: All supplies are Papertrey Ink unless noted
Stamps: Journaling Notes, Handwritten Notes, Guidelines 2
Ink: Enchanted evening, fresh snow, orange zest, SU night of navy
Paper: Orange zest, stampers select white
Accessoreis: SU Top Notes Die, enchanted evening doule stich ribbon

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Thank you pony

This was a card I made for WCMD back in October. I really need to be better about posting all of theses goodies. It is amazing how being pregnant has slowed me down. Anyway here was the sketch sponsored by Hanna Stamps
Here is my take on the sketch.
This was another fun card for Izzy's Birthday thank yous. It was a ton of fun to work on it together and then send it out. We are definately going to keep this up throughout the years.
It's a good life!
Terri E.
Deets: All supplies are Stampin Up unless noted
Stamps: Pretty Pony, PTI Vintage Labels, PTI sentiment
Paper: Melon Mambo, basic black, PTI stampers select white
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Melon Mambo ribbon, nesties, cuttle bug folder, stampin dimensionals

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Happy Birthday Bella!!!!

Well I am so excited to be particpating in the Stamping Bella's 3rd birthday. It is hard to believe that they have been along that long. It seems like only a few months ago that I got my first cutie LOL! As you all know they have expanded their line and I must admit I adore these cute little turtles. Unfortunately I haven't been able to stamp with them until today that is!

Didn't it turn out fun? This is also the first time I busted out the Earth Love cosmo cricket dsp. It was so much fun to use and I have no idea what took me so long LOL! I used the CPS sketch 144 for this creation. I really liked the little bit of texture the frayed ribbons added on the pom poms. The dsp tummy also added a really neat touch. Hope you are enjoying your fun day of Stamping Bella eye candy. I know I sure am!

The next stop on your hop is Keesh, so hop on over and leave her some love!

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Stamps: Stamping Bella Turtle Tots cheerleader
Paper: Cosmo Cricket Earth Love, GKD Cream Cardstock, PTI Spring Moss
Ink: Momento Black
Accessories: Copic Markers Box A & B, SU Mellow Moss ribbon, SU vintage cream ribbon, PTI Teracota Tile ribbon, SU large corner rounder punch, circle nesties