Monday, April 26, 2010

Clean & Simple Butterfly

This is this weeks Clean & Simple Sketch #87. There are some really cute samples, you can check them out here. I used the DSP Stack Sweet Pea in the current mini catalog, which ends this Friday so if you love this paper you need to talk to your demonstrator now to get it ordered. The only thing I stamped on this card is the sentiment, the butterfly was cut right out of the DSP. Hope you like it, thanks for stopping in.

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Stamp Set: Thank you Kindly Ink: Basic Black CS: So Saffron, Old Olive, Taken with Teal, and Sweet Pea DSP Other Supplies: Scallop Punch, Circle Punch, and Scallop Edge Punch.

Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Forget-Me-Not Card Organizer

So Friday night was my first Forget-Me-Not Class. This is a GREAT way to organize all of your cards monthly. Here are a few samples of what the girls made. I brought out my stash of DSP and the girls were able to pick out 3 sheets of their favorite designs to decorate their box. We used the Calendar Background Stamp along with the Full Calendar Stamp Set to make all 12 month dividers. The girls choose coordinating inks, ribbon, and card stock to match their DSP. The results were fabulous!!! For those of you who missed this class watch for information on my next class, coming soon. Thanks for visiting.




Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

what i wore this week

This cute blog called The Pleated Poppy that I visit, she did a cool post last week called what i wore for the week (she is just too cute) so of course I did it this week. I know this has nothing to do with stamping but I thought it would be fun so what the heck I took a photo everyday except of me in my gym outfit 5 different times, I only took one of those. And well now I know that I need new shoes and well I Love my Levi's. So go over and check out her post here

This is me this past week.

Monday (gym and volunteered in my sons classroom)
long sleeved shirt from Hanes
short sleeved shirt from Kohl's
Love my Levi's (518 super-low boot cut) can't live without them multiple pairs
my favorite shoes from Mia (I have had these for 12 years and they are still in good condition)

Tuesday (volunteer lunch)
sweater, tank, and scarf from old navy
jeans from Levi
shoes from MIA

Wednesday (here is one shot in my typical get up for the gym
at least for now until it warms up)
8:30 - noon total gym day
pants and shirt from Danskin
jacket from on the edge
shoes new balance
socks from old navy (love them)

okay so this was Wednesday afternoon
sweater from Target
shirt from Kohl's Sonoma
Levi's and Mia's again

Thursday was busy after the gym and doing some running around
I went into the school to vol. at the book fair the sweater is from Target and the
t-shirt is from
apt. 9 jeans from Kohl's

Thursday night I went to a Lia Sophia Party
I just changed my top for this event
tank, sweater and scarf are from Old Navy
no need to tell you about the shoes (maybe I need to go shoe shopping)

TGIF!!!
9:30 award ceremony for Sam, gym at 11:00, back home to shower and back to school at 2:00 f0r Sloane's award ceremony, and then a Show at 5:30
Top from Belk Kim Rogers
and well my Levi's

Well that's me for the week, Thanks for stopping in.

Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Pretty Flower

I saw this flower on YouTube and just had to try it out. So I think this would be beautiful on a gift bag or box (to big for a card). To make this flower all you need is the ornament and 1 3/8 circle punches you need 18 ornaments punched and one circle punch. Sponge all the edges of the ornaments and curl the edges with a pen or pencil. Start on the outside of the circle with 4 petals and work your way into the center.

Update just found the link here.





Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

Friday, April 16, 2010

Gift Bag

Cute BAG, don't you think? One of Sloane's really good friends is having her birthday party this Saturday and I just had to make this bag for Ashley, we also hope she likes what is in the bag, who am I kidding I know she will. All you need for this bag is Sticky Tape, Ribbon, and 2 sheets of Designer Series Paper. Thanks for stopping in.


Stampin' UP! has provided specs on the website but you can find it HERE in a PDF file.

Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Last week I was doing my usual site seeing (which I do daily) and last week I came across this great little card on Nancy Riley's blog done by Margaret Moody. Nancy Riley does this really neat thing on her blog every week called IPICKS, these are her favorite cards or projects that she finds weekly while she is doing her own surfing. I had a show last Friday and this was one of the cards that we made, if you noticed in this card we used some new colors coming back into our line and a few colors that are leaving us. Thanks for stopping in.

Girls, I will be hosting some extra workshops and classes between now and convention so check out my Stampin' Up! website for more information, some really great projects coming.

Oh and yesterday I did it I am registered for CONVENTION!!!! This year is my 10 year anniversary and I am so excited. YEAH!!! I know you can not see me but I am jumping up and down for joy right now!!! The last time I made it to Convention was in 2002, it's been way to long and this year I can't wait to join in all the fun!!!


Stamp Set: Well Scripted Ink: Basic Black CS: White, Wild Wasabi, Tangerine Tango, Only Orange, Melon Mambo, Pink Passion, Pixie Pink, Bermuda Bay, Taken with Teal, and Tempting Turquoise Other Supplies: Circle Punches, 5-Petal Flower Punch, Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, and Buttons

Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

Monday, April 12, 2010

Forget-Me-Not Class

Alright girls lets decorate and pretty this great box up to get your cards organized. This pretty box will be great to store on any book shelf.

Forget-Me-Not Class
Friday, April 23, 2010
5:30 - 8:30
(should only take @ an hour so time is open)
or
Sunday, April 24th 1:00 - 4:00
My House

RSVP ASAP - 12 spaces available
Drinks Provided. If you would like you may bring a snack to share.

$25 Fee Includes:
Forget-Me-Not Box, 3 sheets of Designer Series Paper (huge selection to pick from), Ribbon, punches, and 12 pieces of Card Stock for the Monthly dividers.

Supplies Provided:
Mono, Double Sided Sticky Tape, and Calendar Background Stamp.

Please call or e-mail me to RSVP. Hope to see you then.

Forget-Me-Not  Keeper - by Stampin' Up!
Forget-Me-Not Keeper (page 203)

Calendar  Stamp Set - by Stampin' Up!
Background Calendar Stamp Set used for Monthly dividers (page 132)

Full Calendar  Stamp Set - by Stampin' Up!
Full Calendar Stamp Set (page 148)


Have a Wonderful Day, Candice :-)

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Just a bit Simple

This card was fast and simple to make, I think it is just lovely, no layers and not much to it. But I have to admit when I saw Kim's card I just had to case it, so stop on over to Kimberly's Blog Stampin by the Sea to see what inspired me to make my card. I love checking out her blog to see her latest and greatest creations, and she has some good ones. Well I hope you like my take on her card, and thanks for stopping in.


Stamp Set: Baroque Motifs Ink: Melon Mambo and Chocolate Chip CS: Kraft Other Supplies: Corner Rounder, Button, and Hemp Twine

Have A Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

I needed that :-)

Thanks to Clean & Simple for the sketch inspiration.

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After a very very long day (and it is only 5:00) I sat down just to pull myself together and decided that I would make a quick card. I remember seeing this one early in the week and thought that I could put something together and maybe relax a bit, it is amazing what some stamping can do for you.

I just love that Melon Mambo is going to be one of our 40 colors :-), but if you notice the other two colors I used well they are on the way out. So stop on over to the Clean&Simple Blog to see some other great cards using this sketch. Thanks for stopping in.


Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Color Renovation!

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Color Renovation!!! I am excited to share a Stampin' UP! announcement with you. I know that sometimes we do not like change, but I am excited about this one. Stampin' UP! is renovating its colors. All of these changes will appear in the new catalog. So this means if you have a favorite and you don't see it on this list you have time to stock up.

Here are the new Color Collections: Brights, Neutrals, Regals, and Subtles. There will be 40 core colors. From these 40 colors, we are getting 5 brand new colors Marina Mist, Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler, Cajun Craze, and Early Espresso and they will be bringing back 10 of the In Colors. Baja Breeze, Melon Mambo, Pink Pirouette, Rich Razzleberry, Riding Hood Red, River Rock, Soft Suede, Tangerine Tango, and Wild Wasabi (love this one).

"WOW" the fond farewell colors are:

Bold Brights - Glorious Green, Green Galore, Gable Green, Yo Yo Yellow, Only Orange, Pink Passion, Pixie Pink, Orchid Opulence, Lovely Lilac, Brilliant Blue.

Earth Elements - Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel, Really Rust, Ruby Red, Cameo Coral, Summer Sun.

Rich Regals - Bordering Blue, Brocade Blue, Ballet Blue, Taken with Teal, Handsome Hunter

Soft Subtles - Pale Plum, Blush Blossom, Apricot Appeal, Barely Banana, Mellow Moss, Sage Shadow, Almost Amethyst, Lavender Lace.

Neutrals - Basic Brown and Going Gray.

Crumb Cake is a "new" color, but it is our current Kraft.


Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

TSSC116 - Love Ya Bunches

Well I have been visiting this blog Techno Stamper for a while but I have never played along with her Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge, and well today I played and here is what I came up with. Go check out her blog, you will be able to see her card and the others who have played along. Thanks for stopping in.




Have a Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)

Monday, April 5, 2010

Spring Birthday

Last day of Spring Break and it went by so fast. The kids and I are going to enjoy the great weather outside today, before they go back to school tomorrow.

I thought this would make for a nice spring birthday card. I love the colors in this page of the DSP Shades of Spring. At my last hostess workshop the hostess wanted to do a scrap book layout but some of the girls were not scrappers, so I designed this card for the girls who did not want to do the layout. Hope you like it and thanks for stopping in.



Have A Wonderful Day, Candice ;-)
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