Wednesday 25 May 2011

A Fishing Charter Birthday Party

Nephew 2:  Mitchell is going on a fishing charter off Queenscliff this weekend for his 14th Birthday.  The Crusier stamp from Stampin' Up's Seaworthy stamp set was the perfect fit for this occasion. 

I am on a roll ....two cards in one day and not a bird in sight!   They are both masculine cards which I find the hardest to make.  I think that is it for birthdays this month.

Stamp Sets:  Seaworthy (115938), Bring On The Cake (121958)
Paper:  Whisper White (106549), Baja Breeze (116207), Sahara Sand (121695), Not Quite Navy (108606)
Ink: Not Quite Navy (103008),Sahara Sand (1052080) Baja Breeze (111833)
Cool Tools:  Aqua Painter (103954), Cotton Twine.

Fly Fishing

My Husband loves anything fly fishing so when I saw this stamp set I had to have it.  I finally got around to making him a card...his birthday is in June so just in time.

Stamp Sets:  Fly Fishing(retired), Punch Bunch(Sale-a-bration).
Paper:  Very Vanilla(106550 , Early Espresso(121686), Soft Suede (119982), Elegant Soiree DSP (117163), Crumb Cake (121685)
Ink: Early Espresso(119670).
Cool Tools:  Scallop Square Punch (119884)

Monday 23 May 2011

More Birthdays

May is such a busy month for me.  Not only is it my birthday but I have 2 nephews, 2 friends and a sister in law all with birthdays in May.  Not to mention Mother's Day.  So, I have been busy making cards trying to keep up with demand!

Nephew 1: Kobi -He loves orange and out came the Loads of Love Stampin Up set.

Stamp Sets:  Loads Of Love (116386), Loads Of Love Accessories(116384)
Paper:  Whisper White (106549), Peach Parfait (119799), Christmas Cocoa DSP (retired)
Ink:  Basic Black (101179),Neutral Stampin Spots (119715) Peach Parfait (119783)
The Perfect Touch: Orange Mini Alphabet Stickers(Creative Memories)

My Sister in Law Linda: 
Linda likes cats but I dont have any stamps that are suitable - so the next best thing for me......BIRDS ha ha yes I am addicted to birds.  I have never used the Owl from Punch Bunch so today I tried him out for size. Linda is not a girly girl so colour selection was difficult. Inside I have made a holder for her gift voucher using the scallop circle punch. 

Stamp Sets:  Punch Bunch( Sale-a-bration), Curly Cute (120510).
Paper:  Very Vanilla(106550 ,Poppy Parade (121694), Early Espresso(121686).
Ink: Poppy Parade ( 119782), Early Espresso(119670).
Cool Tools:  Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder (120175) , 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Extra-Large Punch (118874) Square Punch, Circle Punch.
The Perfect Touch: Twine. 

My Friends Son Henry: Henry is turning 4 so I needed something cute.  I don't have many boy stamps (they are on the never ending wish list) so I dug out the Party Hearty Stampin Up set.

Stamp Sets:  Party Hearty(115848), Party This Way ( 121558),
Paper:  Whisper White (106549), Poppy Parade( 121694), Bashful Blue(116207), Celebrations DSP (117164), Crumb Cake (121685).
Ink: Poppy Parade ( 119782), Early Bashful Blue (105209), Pear Pizzazz(119784).
Cool Tools:  Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder (117335) , Word Window Punch(119857) 
The Perfect Touch: Twine. 

After all those I think I need a rest!  I have a few more cards on the go for the other stay tuned.....

Friday 20 May 2011

A Little Birdy Told Me....

Another Bird card - I just love the nature walk set and a little birdy told me a special someone is having a birthday.....and I know that person loves Nature walk too!    So here it is a card for a special bird loving friend.

Stamp Set:  Nature Walk (121997), Teeny Tiny Sentiments (119185)
Paper:  Crumb Cake (121685), Baja Breeze (116207), Neutrals Designer Series Paper Patterns (117157) Soft Suede (119982)
Ink:  Soft Suede ( 115657) Baja breeze (111833)
Cool Tools:  Scallop Edge Border Punch (119882), 2mm Circle Punch (101227)
The Perfect Touch: Vanilla Lace, Taffeta Ribbon. Blender Pens (102845).