Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Penguin Misteltoe

I have a fun Christmas card today that I created using non-traditional Christmas colors and an adorable image from the latest release from High Hopes Stamps.

This adorable image is Penguin Love.

I colored the image with Copic Markers
(C7 C5 C3 C1 B00 B02 B04 YG67 YG63 YG61 RV89 RV81 RV83 RV85 Y38 Y35)

Sentiment is From All of Us.
The patterned paper is from Minds Eye, Merry Little Christmas paper pack.

The release is now available for purchase

If you are in need of a High Hopes stamp, check out our Diva stores:

Lacey Stephens - Stamp and Create based out of the US
One Crazy Stamper based out of Canada

Monday, October 12, 2015

Everybunny Needs Somebunny...

I am SO EXCITED to be hopping with Buttons Galore and More for a whole week. The Stampendous Team has some fun projects to share that all include an abundance of buttons that were so generously sent to our team.
Buttons Galore and More provides a wide selection including specialty designed embellishments for celebrations, holidays, and various other events and themes. Find a plethora of choices on their website at Buttons Galore and More!
Here is my first card for the week using buttons from Buttons Galore.

1. Stencil the cheveron stencil on a pink panel with regular embossing paste and set aside to dry
2. Adhere stenciled panel to a yellow panel of cardstock
3. Adhere  green rick rack to the panel and then adhere to a green card base
4. Stamp sentiment on the lower right corner with green ink
5. Stamp image on a white panel and color with markers
6. Back image with cardstock panels and adhere to card
7. Tie button on to card with ribbon

I just love this button from Buttons Galore Buttons by the pound pack.

QV317 Bunny Kiss
SSC1239 Spring Sentiments Perfectly Clear Stamps™
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
LX7026 Cheveron Stencil
DWDEP Regular Embossing Paste
DWDPK Dreamweaver Palette Knife
DWLM2010 Paste Spreader

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Ccpic™ Markers (W7 W5 W3 W1 RV10 RV13 RV17 BV00 BV02 BV04 Y00 Y02 Y08 YR04 YG25 YG21 TG67 E35)
MEM01 Memento™ Bamboo Leaves ink by Tsukineko®
Buttons Galore Buttons
May Arts Ribbon
Heat Tool

Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Yes, we have PRIZES! There are three (3) prize packages that include one of each:
  • Cling Create Christmas Stamps Set
  • Create Christmas Die Cut Set
  • Assortment of Buttons
To be eligible, you must be a US resident (see Official Rules), comment on our blog and that of each Stampendous designer’s blog posts each day of the hop and tell us in what state you live. Deadline to comment for our prizes is Sunday, October 18, 2015. Winners will be selected by random.org and will be announced sometime on Monday, October 19th.
Wait! For our Aussie friends, be sure to comment and tell us where you’re from, because our Australian Distributor The Stencil Specialists are sponsoring a prize for one friend “down under” to win a Stampendous Stamp, a Dreamweaver Stencil and a surprise goodie from their terrific stock of Stampendous merchandise!

Here is who is hopping today!

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Hello Rubber Cafe' Fans!

I'm here today with my first card that I made with the October Kit of the Month Club.   This month's kit called Creative Christmas!  

The kit includes Echo Park's 6x6 pad- The Story of Christmas by Designer Lori Whitlock, and tons of amazing ribbons and other embellishments.  

For today I used the exclusively designed stamp set called Home for the Holidays that is included with the kit. 
 The four little houses just screamed out "waterfall card" to me so that's what I made for you today.

To create my waterfall card I cut a 4 1/4" x 11" piece of green cardstock for the card base.  I also cut a 4" x 5 1/4" piece of red cardstock and a 3 7/8" x 5 1/8" piece of patterned paper.

In addition I cut:
2-2" square panels of green cardstock
2-2" square panels of red cardstock
1-9" x 2" panel of green cardstock 
4-7/8" square panels from white cardstock (stamp images with Memento Tuxedo Black ink)

I  cut a piece of red cardstock, 4" x 3/4".
Glue a strip of flowered ribbon from the kit to the strip with Scrap Happy Glue.

Starting at end of  the 2" x 9"strip, I scored 2", 2¾", 3 ½", and 4 ¼" from the end.

I Adhered the 9" strip to the thin strip of red cardstock with Scrap Happy Glue.

Create the card base by gluing the patterned paper panel to the red panel and then to the green card.

Adhere the green scored strip to the card at the ends of the thin strip so that the it will slide when pulled down.

I stamped a house on each of the white panels, colored with colored pencils and backed each one with a green or red panel.

Start adhering each of the completed 2" panels to the card with Scrap Happy Glue.

Panel 2

Panel 3

Final Panel

Here's the inside!

And here is a quick video showing how it slides.

I hope you enjoyed today's waterfall card.

Check back all month long to see all the amazing projects by the rest of the team!

Stamps:  The Rubber Cafe'-Creative Cafe' Kit:, Home for the Holidays
Paper:  The Rubber Cafe'-Creative Cafe' Kit Echo Park's 6x6 pad- The Story of Christmas and Bazzill Cardstockc
Adhesives: The Rubber Cafe'-Scrap Happy Glu
Embellishments: The Rubber Cafe'-Creative Cafe' Kit:  ribbons
Other: Prisma Colored Pencils

Friday, October 9, 2015

If you've got it....flaunt it!

If you've got it...flaunt it...or Haunt it!

Hee Hee Hee....I just love this adorable image, Kitty Skirt image.

I would wear this sparkly skirt and these tights if I had them but since I don't I just decided to make a card.

I colored the cat and witch legs with my Tombow Colored Pencils.
I embossed the skirt with Marcasite Sparkly Embossing Powder.

The sentiment that I stamped around the edge is from 

More amazing inspiration on my friends blogs:
Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, October 8, 2015

More Happy Hauntings

I have another fun Halloween Card to share with you today.

I created this card with Halloween Haunts Perfectly Clear Stamps.

By now I'm sure you are getting sick of that Spider Web background....NAH...how could you be?
It's perfect!

To create the background I stenciled the Spider Web Stencil on gray cardstock with Black Embossing paste.

I colored the images with Chameleon Pens.

Stop by the Stampendous Blog to see who else is sharing their Haunted Creations today!

Thanks for stopping by!


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Heart Banners

Today I have a CAS card that I created with stamps from The Stamps of Life.

I used 

The sentiment is from the Thanks for Sizzix stamp set.
I stamped it and the banners with Guava Ink.

The hearts are little cork hearts that I covered with Guava ink.
Looks like they aren't available anymore but there are always cool new products in the embellishment section of the store.

As always, you can check out lots more great samples in the GALLERY.

Thanks for stopping by!


Tuesday, October 6, 2015

From All of Us

I am back with another Christmas card using one of the new release stamps from High Hopes Stamps!

This is Snowman Totem.

I created an Easel Card.
This is how it looks when it's closed up and ready to mail.
The paper is Christmas Basics from The Paper Studio.

The image was colored with Copic Markers.
(R21 R22 R24 R27 YG67 YG63 YG61 YG25 YG23 YG21 YR00 YR04 C1 C3 E57 E55 E53 E40 E42 B000)

The outside sentiment is From all of us.
The inside sentiment is Warm Winter  Wishes.

The release is now available for purchase

If you are in need of a High Hopes stamp, check out our Diva stores:

Lacey Stephens - Stamp and Create based out of the US
One Crazy Stamper based out of Canada