Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Sr Center card 10/27/11

I saw this card on Stampin Connection. ( a site for SU Demos only) LOVE IT! The colors and simplicity of this card were perfect for the large group that day. Yikes...the sudden increase in attendance has caught me by surprise. At the last 2 classes, I had 15 in attendance!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Side Step card...

This card was easy to create using my new Simply Scored tool!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

9/8/11 Sr Center Cards


Crumb Cake and Calypso Coral with Best Friends Forever and Creative Elements stamp sets.


Gold embossing powder for the leaf then watercolored with fall colors

Field Flowers on encyclopedia pages...yep, I'm recycling...LOL

 
I'm thinking about deleting the blog. 
 If you enjoy seeing postings here, let me know with a brief comment.

These are the most recent cards from Sr Center class on 9/8/11

Thanks for stopping by!
Ellen


 





Tuesday, June 28, 2011

May 2011 Sr Center cards...




We only had one class in May, because the AC went out and it was HOTTTT! Here are the cards I designed and the ladies made during that class. The fish were made from a strip of scallop diecuts made using the Tasteful Trim die from Stampin' Up!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

I was "published"...




This experience should be added to my "live and learn" file. I've added lots to that recently! ;) I was contacted by our local newspaper. They wanted details about the class I volunteer to teach at the Sr Center. I gladly gave an 1.5 hr interview and the reporter requested pics of the cards I created for the class...along with photos of the ladies working on their cards. I narrowed down to 20, the photos I sent. This was the ONLY picture published and I was quoted with just 2 sentences and those were taken out of context. The reporter didn't know what a rubber stamp was....??? I was kind of annoyed and embarrassed.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Big Shot card...

I chose to keep the colors subdued for this sympathy card. i used Very Vanilla CS, Crumb Cake ink. Embossing folder is named Vintage Wallpaper and the flower is Fun Flowers. Oh and teh frame is from the upcoming 2011-2012 catalog and is called Four Frames. it works perfectly with the Decorative Label punch.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Cupcake stamps and punch...


I used the new cupcake stamps and punch to create this card for my DD to give my Mom for her b'day.
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Case'd from Pennie


I case'd this card, originally made by Pennie. Her card had a Whisper White card base, where mine is Melon Mambo. I used a different greeting, too. Thanks for inspiration Pennie!
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Monday, January 24, 2011

Framed Tulips




Lots of products from the Occasions mini used here. LOVE this new set, Clearly for You. The embossing folder is one I have used for many of cards recently. It's an exclusive to Stampin' Up...Framed Tulips. Colors are Very Vanilla, Basic Black and "Pear Pizzazz". I CASE'd this bookmark from Shelli. I added it to my card by simply cutting a slit in the front of the card and slipping it in. Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Is it distracting?

Tried something new with the blog. Changed the header and title areas. Do you think they are distracting? I've tried to keep the blog simple, in the past, but loved these new designs.
Thanks for your input...

Friday, January 07, 2011

Masculine...


I created this clean and simple masculine card for a recent class.
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