Tag Archives: Framelits

Apothecary Art

With the imminent departure of the stamp set Apothecary Accents (on June 2), I had to revisit this card from 2012.  It won the Best of Class ribbon at the Sandwich Fair that summer.  (You can read more about it … Continue reading

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Just for you — irresistible!

Have you loved working with the Irresistibly Yours Specialty DSP from the Sale-A-Bration offerings?  I never get tired of the emboss resist technique, and starting with pre-embossed paper is even better! Of course, if you haven’t gotten your hands on … Continue reading

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Indescribable Gift Easter

I wonder if this card layout was once a sketch challenge somewhere online — I’ve seen many cards with this keyhole-type feature.  It’s equally interesting when the hole is punched at the side (on a portrait orientation) instead of the … Continue reading

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Spring diorama

I’ve seen diorama cards for years, but never attempted one because they seemed so complicated.  But then I saw Julie Davison’s version and realized how simple they can be!  For the front panel, a 5½” x 4¼” piece of card … Continue reading

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Good wishes

This March camp started out as the card on page 23 of the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog, but it took a turn along the way.  As you can probably tell, the leaves are cut from the Flower Medallion Punch.  After … Continue reading

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Inkspiration Saturday bag tags

It’s always thrilling to me when the goody bags for Inkspiration Saturday are all filled, tagged and lined up, ready to be claimed early the next day by energetic and enthusiastic stampers.  This year the Ink Sat design team created … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bokeh

You’ve been seeing this technique everywhere, so I thought it would be perfect for a February camp card.  Bokeh (pronounced BOH-kay or BOH-keh) is the out-of-focus blur in a photograph, especially from points of light.  (Think of a lit Christmas … Continue reading

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Double-time Painted Petals

I’ve been busy with preparations for the upcoming Inkspiration Saturday.  It’s just 2½ weeks away, so the paper is flying!  I’m so happy to be working with an excellent Design Team for this event:  many heads make great ideas, and … Continue reading

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Just sayin’ hello

  I know it’s been done before (even by me!), but when I saw a card with hand-tinted embossing on it, I had to give it another try.  The card by Lydia Fiedler (probably better known by her blog, Understand … Continue reading

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Blue doilies

Our focus this month in stamp camp is backgrounds.  And a skill I think every stamper should master is random, all-over stamping.  It didn’t come easily to me — until I watched someone demonstrate the “trick.”  I shared it in … Continue reading

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