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Glad for Dad

June 15 marks another special day for dear old dad–so it's time to create Father's Day cards.  This week's Splitcoast Color Challenge (CC168) seemed plenty "manly" for my husband, with the inclusion of Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip and Sage Shadow. A chocolate chip card stock …

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Enjoy for a Boy

The Enjoy Every Moment stamp set has a feminine, flowery appeal.  However, with a little spin on color and embellishments, it can become a "boy" card quite easily.  I stamped "enjoy" in Basic Black ink on Whisper White card stock and layered a 1/2" circle …

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Got Scraps?

The idea for the geometric and modern look of this card was inspired by a fashion catalog (photo below).  I played a bit with my paper scraps and elevated a few for the feeling of floating shapes.  It’s also the makings of an easy (Stamping …

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Mad for Monograms

Do you think I should add a category for just "boy cards?"  OK, perhaps "masculine" cards sounds more appropriate.  I always find male cards difficult in the world of rubber stamping where flowers, butterflies and flourishes reign.  However, my 30 something nephew and godson, Jeremy, …

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Where the Boys Are

Many stampers struggle with creating "boy" cards.  I am no exception.  I recently was asked by a reader for some masculine birthday ideas so I took a look at what I have done in the past and saw some common denominators.  "Less is best" comes …

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Stellar Stamping

This little Sputnik is the perfect way to showcase a few of the new Stampin’ Up Accessories that are just "outta this world," Jersey Shore Designer Series Paper, Bead Duos and Striped  Grosgrain Ribbon.  The newly released Pun Fun set is simply splendid and will …

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