Thursday, April 24, 2008

APRIL STAMP CLASS

I've been quiet this week because I've been in "stamp class mode".... which I absolutely LOVE! I've got the best friends that make it so fun to teach stamp classes! They are the most loyal bunch that love whatever projects I prepare for them, and are always bringing someone new to class! THEY are how my SU business grows! I appreciate them so-o-o much !!!!

Here are our projects for yesterday's classes ....

GREAT GRADS GIFT CARD HOLDER


RECIPE
Stamps: Great Grads
Paper: 12 x 12 Whisper White CS, 8 ½ x 11 Tempting Turquoise and Real Red CS, East Coast Prep DP
Ink: Versamark, Real Red
Embellishments: Wild Wasabi Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, More Mustard Brads
Tools: 1 3/8” Circle Punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Slit Punch, Star Punch, Heat Tool
Supplies: Stampin’ Dimensionals, Sticky Strip, Clear Embossing Powder

Technique: Embossing
Inspired by: Patty Bennett at
Patty's Stamping Spot, Jan Tink at Stamp, Paper, Scissors, Tara at Stampalicious . Both Patty and Tara provide instructions/tutorials.
Note:
The medallion on the front of the holder is embossed ... once on Real Red, and once on Tempting Turquoise.


CRAYON RESIST MOTHER'S DAY

RECIPE
Stamps: Time Well Spent (Level Three Hostess), All Holidays
Paper: Lovely Lilac, Certainly Celery, and Glossy White CS
Ink: Lovely Lilac, Certainly Celery, and Groovy Guava Classic Ink Pads, Jet Black Staz-On
Embellishments: Groovy Guava Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon
Tools: Paper Piercing Tool/Mat/Template, Stamp-a-ma-jig for Sentiment
Supplies: Sponge Daubers, White Crayon (non-SU)
Techniques: Crayon Resist , Paper Piercing
Cased from: Wendy Janson, It’s All About Stamping!


WEDDING CARD

RECIPE
Stamps: Fundamental Phrases
Paper: Whisper White and Going Gray CS
Ink: Jet Black Staz-On
Embellishments: Going Gray Taffeta Ribbon
Tools: Fancy Corners Cuttlebug Embossing Folder and Cuttlebug Machine, Scor-Pal
Supplies: Rhinestones from craft store, Glue

Techniques:
Dry Embossing, Scoring
Inspired by: the many Cuttlebug projects by Sharon Johnson, No Time To Stamp.


WELCOME BABY CARD

RECIPE
Stamps:
By Ones & By Twos (Occasions Mini)
Paper: Whisper White and Pretty In Pink or Bashful Blue CS, Pretty In Pink or Bashful Blue Prints DP (Level One Hostess), Vellum
Ink: Basic Black Classic
Embellishments: Pretty In Pink or Bashful Blue Taffeta Ribbon
Tools: Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Paper Piercing Tool & Mat Pack
Supplies: Stampin’ Dimensionals

Techniques: Paper Piecing, Paper Piercing, Dry Embossing
Cased from: Lisa Hoekstra on SCS. See her card HERE.


PICK A PETAL GET WELL CARD
RECIPE
Stamps: Pick A Petal, Sincere Salutations, Polka Dot Background
Paper: Blue Bayou, Cameo Coral, Soft Sky, Basic Black, and Whisper White CS
Ink: Basic Black, Cameo Coral, and Soft Sky Classic, Versamark for background stamp
Embellishments: Blue Bayou Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon
Tools: Ticket Corner Punch
Supplies: Stampin’ Dimensionals, Pencil Eraser for eyes, Post-It Notes for masking mouth

Technique:
Masking

Inspired by: justcrazy on SCS HERE

24 comments:

Sharon said...

I wish I could come to your classes! But I'm a bit far away I think.
Sharon (Katherine, NT, Australia)

Lori Barnett said...

These are ALL totally cute!! I wanna come play!! I also like how you added under your recipe Inspired From: Cased From: etc. Great idea! I'm gonna steal that idea if you don't mind. You are one AMAZING Stamping Sister!!

Dottie K. said...

Hi Nancy,

Love all the cards. Lucky ladies!!! :)

Lorri said...

Nancy, these projects are SO AWESOME!!! Hope your day went well....you do have a great bunch of stampin' friends! I know they LOVED your projects. Thanks for posting, it is always a highlight for us "the day after" to see all your hard work!!

Dawn Easton said...

Fabulous cards Nancy!! I love them all! So glad you have some great stamping friends!!

Mauna said...

Looks like you have some very lucky friends. Those cards are great!

Alexandra said...

Nancy, these are all FABULOUS - what a lucky group of gals to have such a great demo, and nice for you too, it sounds like!! Enjoy your classes!

*STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Jenn in GA said...

what a wonderful assortment for all the occasions that spring and summer can bring!

Lisa (lakind) said...

Oh my gosh, that get well card it too cute!

Libby Hickson said...

These are all wonderful, I wish I could come to your class! The baby cards are just the sweetest, and the get well card is so clever - too cute!!!!

Jackie said...

What fun projects, Nancy! I especially love the crayon resist and the baby cards!!

Janine said...

I LOVE that get well card!! What a face!!

Anonymous said...

Wow - these are great projects! Can't decide which I like best - they are just awesome. TFS.
Marta

Sandy in NH said...

WHERE DOES ALL YOUR CREATIVITY COME FROM?? I LIKE WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH A COUPLE OF STAMPS, THAT I WOULD NEVER EVEN THINK OF! kEEP UP THE EXCELLENT WORK, AS I NEED YOUR HELP! THANKS FOR SHARING!

Carol said...

Wonderful cards as usual Nancy! I especially love the baby cards. What a lucky class!

Diane Gilbert (djluvs2stamp on SCS) said...

They are ALL great! I especially think the get well card is adorable, it amazes me when people come up with these creative cute ideas!

silke said...

Okay - that's it I'm moving to AZ!!! Can I live with you and we stamp all day??? I'm house broken too - LOL!!!

Nancy - these cards are just fabulous!!! Love every single one!!! TFS!!!

Rachel said...

You are an amazing artist! Absolutely stunning cards.

Betty in Texas said...

Here's a funny line for the inside of the Get Well Soon card: "Meanwhile, avoid mirrors" Can't wait to make a card for a sick friend with a great sense of humor! Thanks for the great idea!

the scrappy chick said...

Bwahaha! Love the last one!!
Cyndi

Amy G. said...

Great cards and the pick a petal one is too funny! ;)

Linz said...

Incredibly clever! Love it!

Debbie said...

I cannot BELIEVE how ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE This card is! Dang girl! How did you even think to come up with this? I just LOVE IT!

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