Sunday, August 24, 2008

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August Stamp Club

Happy Sunday! It took me *forever* but I finally came up with some stamp club projects yesterday...just in time as the first one meets today at 2:00! I don't know what it is but when there is a new catalog with so many new things to choose from, I have the hardest time narrowing down what to show!

This first project I totally cased from Convention (I told you I was having trouble!), but I changed the colors and accessories around to use what I had available. I like my version, though, it's a great color combo from the Holiday Treasures DSP. It has a few new goodies, like the wide Baja Breeze ribbon, the metal filigree brad, and the "u" is made from chipboard & Bella Rose DSP with the Go Go Alphabet and Big Shot.

The next project I got the idea from a recent issue of On Stage (magazine of winning contest entries for SU demonstrators), but just changed the stamps, accessories, and design a little. I used the new Upsy Daisy stamp set that's on sale this month and the new Urban Garden DSP. For the floral stamp, we'll use a technique they showed us at Convention where you stamp the image in one color (here Kiwi Kiss), then use a Blender Pen to remove some of the color (here the Kiwi Kiss on the flowers), and then use a Sponge Dauber to reapply color (here the Not Quite Navy on the flowers.) It gives a softer look and works when you don't have a marker in a certain color (like here a Kiwi Kiss marker to color the stems.)

Okay, off to finish those last-minute details! Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great Sunday!

Card recipe
Stamps: Flight of the Butterfly
Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Red Riding Hood, Old Olive, Whisper White, Bella Rose DSP.
Ink: Old Olive, Red Riding Hood, and Chocolate Chip marker.
Accessories: Coluzzle Circle Cutter, 1/8" Circle Punch, Horizontal Slot Punch, Filigree Brad, Stapler, Chocolate Taffeta Ribbon, Baja Breeze Double-Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Border Scallop Punch, Go Go Alphabet, Big Shot.

Hinged Photo Coaster Recipe
Stamps: Upsy Daisy
Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy, Kiwi Kiss, Urban Garden DSP.
Ink: Versarmark, Kiwi Kiss, Not Quite Navy.
Accessories: Chipboard Coasters, White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Vintage Silver Brad, Hidden Garden white rub-on, 1" Circle Punch, White Gel Pen, Blender Pens, Paper Piercer & Guide, Sponge Dauber, Baja Breeze Double-Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Sticky Strip.


~amy~ said...

FABulous card and project Angie...Oh my goodness, I LoVe that Filigree Brad!! It is the perfect touch!

Alex said...

Really cute projects Angie - they will love them!! I am in love with those brads - can you believe I did not order them yet??!! What is wrong with me!!! Have fun today - these projects will be a total hit! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Anonymous said...

Wow! I wish I had signed up to attend your stamp camp. These projects are great!

You'll have to show me that technique sometime, Angie.

Michelle Tech said...

Great projects! I just commented on Patty Bennett's blog about her sponge daubing color onto a stamp and how I hadn't thought of that before...great solution if you don't have the marker! Love it!

Lisa H. said...

what great projects! love the card from Convention (those colors are great together) and the coaster frame. Have fun with your club today! hugs :)

Kerry D-C said...

Bodacious projects, Angie!! Look how cute you are in that pic!

Savitri said...

Oh how fun! Wish I can go to your camp!!!! Love the projects, even if it's cased!!

chloe said...

Wow I wish I could go to your stamp club too! These projects are super cute: I am so loving the Upsy Daisy stamp set.
The stamp I used in my last post is my INKADINKADO tree set :)

Kim Gasper said...

These are great projects. I'm sure your gals LOVED them! I like the little picture card idea.

shannon said...

Wow! These are great! So cute! I don't recall how I happened upon your blog, but I now visit often! I nominated you for a blog award, check mine out, not as good as yours, but I post when I find time!


Carolina said...

Oh are these darlin'!!! Lucky, lucky ladies to be part of your stamp club!

Tess said...

This is beautiful. Do you have the instructions for the coaster because I would love to make one.

Lori said...

What a beautiful display of projects!!! Awesome!


Donna Baker said...

both projects are so great, Angie! I bet your ladies LOVED them!!

Marilyn said...

AWESOME stamp camp projects- love the calendar coaster and the card is amazing with the chipboard - wow - you take chipboard to a new level!