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Eiffel Tower all lit up!

Hey Guys!

Today I am sharing with you a light up card! I love these! They are so much fun! Next year, I am planning on going to see the Eiffel Tower (thank God it’s not THIS year!). I saw this card where someone made a bridge with water under it, and the Tower is in the background. I am not sure that they used Stampin’ Up! stamps, so decided to make one using Parisian Beauty. Here is my card lit up:

Not only did I use the Parisian Beauty stamp set, but I used the punch Label Me Fancy! This is what I used to make the bridge. I tried so hard to make them evenly spaced, this is as close as I could get. Also, I used Wink of Stella to highlight the water to give it that bit of sparkle!! If you lay the Smoky Slate piece of cardstock onto a grid sheet or against a ruler, make marks at these spots: 5/8″, 2″ and 3 5/16, then put the punch into these spots and only go part way up (look at picture to see how far) making the marks in the middle of the punch. This way it will make your waterway!

In the light of sharing with you the lit up version, I HAD to show you the card (a little more professional pic) when it’s NOT lit up:

Of course, I used a lot of bling by using Champagne Rhinestones, because you are not always going to have it turned on! The tree came from the die Sweet Silhouettes. Sponging the So Saffron cardstock after it was die-cut with Soft Suede and Garden Green, really makes this ‘tree’ look like the sun is hitting it in spots! Make sure you leave some yellow to give it that sun kissed look!

Furthermore, I also sponged the Eiffel Tower with Soft Suede and then ran the Memento Black pad itself over parts of the sides. This was to make it look like it was antiqued. What do you think? Did I hit it, or is it a miss? For those of you who love light up cards, we are going to be making this card next week! Let me know if you want to attend!

As always, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
Parisian Beauty

Inks:
Soft Suede
Garden Green
Balmy Blue
Memento Black

Paper:
Basic Black 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scraps
Whisper White 5 1/4″ x 4″, scraps
Whisper White Thick 5 1/4″ x 4″
So Saffron scraps (to fit tree)
Crumb Cake to fit Tower
Balmy Blue 4 ” x 1/2″ (for water)
Smoky Slate 5/8″ x 4″

Misc:
1 1/8″ & 1 3/8″ circle punches
Sweet Silhouettes Dies
Champagne Rhinestones
Stone 3d Folder
Foam Adhesive Strips
Tombo Liquid Glue
Batteries/Lights
Label Me Fancy punch

Furthermore, below you will see all the supplies in picture form. Click on any picture and you will be taken to my OnLine Store! If you purchase $35 or more from me, you will receive a handmade thank you card AND two sets of files with 16 tutorials in one and the other has over 40 tutorials! Every month you will get different tutorials with each purchase, I hope you take me up on it!

Thank you for stopping by, please come again!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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Masculine card By the Dock

Hey Guys,

Here’s a Masculine card using the Stampin’ Up! stamp set By the Dock for you! If you missed my last one, check it out here.

The last masculine card had a LOT more sponging and this one has a little sponging and I think it’s much simpler! They are both great cards but this one makes me happier…..not sure why, maybe you can tell me? Here is my card for today:

I LOVE how I colored this!

This is a CASE (Copy And Share Everywhere) from L’atelier De Mag, here is her card so you can see how I changed little things to make it mine:

My shore is more pronounced, but you can definitely see that I got my idea from here! Thank you L’atelier for your inspiration, I love it! The cardstock was changed up too, I LOVE using Early Espresso cardstock as a Base for my handmade cards.

For my inside I wanted to make it just as serene as the front:

Isn’t this card one you would like to receive in the mail? I absolutely love, love, love it!

As usual, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
By the Dock Bundle
A Great Man

Inks:
Early Espresso
Balmy Blue
Old Olive
Blends: Bronze, Combo Crumb Cake, Dk Granny Apple Green, Lt Smoky Slate, Dk Old Olive

Paper:
Early Espresso 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Garden Green 5 1/4″ x 4″ (x2)
Whisper White 5″ x 3 3/4″ (x2), 2 1/4″ sq (for boat)
Crumb Cake scraps for oars (sponge over oars after they are cut out to bring out the texture with either Early Espresso or Soft Suede)

Misc:
Glue dots
Linen Thread
sponges/daubers

Also, you will see all these supplies in picture form under my name, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store. If you choose me as your Demonstrator and purchase from me, I will send you a file that has tutorials for 35 + cards plus a homemade card as a thank you!

Hope you enjoyed your visit and that you come back soon!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Brand NEW Stamp set Sailing Home

Hey Guys!,

I LOVE when the new CAtalog comes out by Stampin’ Up!!  I was drawn to the set Sailing Home as soon as I saw it!  If I had my way, I would go visit every Lighthouse!  Since I can’t do that I will stick to making cards using them!

Here is a card I did NOT CASE, I came up with it!  Hope you like it!  Here it is:

I did a video showing how I made this card, you can find it here.   I made my own cloud template and am offering it to those who order from me!  This uses a LOT of new goodies!  Sailing Home comes in a Bundle (which if you buy you will get 10% off!!).  The rope knot is a die, the die the Thanks is stamped on is included, plus the sailboat is cut out with a die.  There IS a die for the Lighthouse but I stamped and masked it.  Go check out the video to see how I got the texture on the sand.

Here are the specifics for this card:

PROJECT 1: Lighthouse
Stamp Sets Pg #
Sailing home Bundle
Paper
Seaside Spray 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Pretty Peacock 5 1/4″ x 4″
White 5″ x 3 3/4″, scrap for sailboat and sentiment
Inks
Crumb Cake
Soft Suede
Pretty Peacock
Balmy Blue
Memento
Accessories
Big Shot
Wink of Stella
Dimensionals
window sheets for clouds

I hope you like my card!  I always get so excited when I make something without CASE’ing it.  I know the reason I don’t do it more often is that I am swamped with classes and don’t have the time.  The nice thing is that YOU don’t have to come up with anything either.  There are so many ways to get ideas that we don’t NEED to try and do it alone.

Below are the supplies used for this card in picture form, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store!  If you purchase from me OnLine, you can get the cloud template that I used for this card for a thank you!  Or you can pick a card you like, I will add a little something from my favorites to send you also!  It’s like a Grab Bag!!  🙂

Thank you for stopping by!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina
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Beautiful You is Flying High

Hey Guys,

Today I am sharing with you a card I found on Pinterest and I CASE’d it.  I can’t find it to show you, if you have seen it and know where I got this idea I would love if you would let me know.

Here is my card:

I masked the Lady after stamping her, then sponged the sky and stamped the trees.  I then colored her, this makes it look like she is in front of the trees.  The balloons were punched out with the balloon punch using Vellum which I then sponged with the color I wanted.  I put the white line in the balloon with the Chalk Marker, I placed a glue dot behind this chalk line to attach.  You can’t see it!  Of course I put another glue dot behind the black line for the ‘string’.  It’s a challenge to find spots to put your adhesive with Vellum because you don’t want it to be seen.

This was a really fun card, and my class loved it!

Here are the specifics for this card:

Stamp Sets
Beautiful You
Sheltering Tree
Colorful Seasons
Paper
Highland Heather 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Whisper White 5 1/4″ x 4″ (x2)
Vellum
Inks
Highland heather
Memento
Balmy Blue
Blends: Balmy Blue, Ivory
Black marker
Accessories
Glue dots
Chalk marker
Balloon Bouquet punch

Below are pictures showing these supplies, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store.  If you don’t have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would love if you would choose me to help you with your creative needs!

I send those who order OnLine a small gift to say thank you.  If you’ve been following my blog you know that I offer a LOT of different goodies!

Thank you for stopping by!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina
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Storybook Ducks aka Fable Friends

Hey Guys!

Today I am sharing with you a card I made that reminds me of my childhood!  I always loved to read, I would look through books ALL the time!  I also love to see baby ducks….well let’s be honest, I love all babies!

Here is my card:

I got the idea from Heidi Weaver, you can find her original card here.  I like to make my cards 100% Stampin’ Up! and I don’t use retired stamps to show you……I use the ones I keep that retired for Scrapbooking.

I love the colors of this card!  I used the blends to color the ducks and their outfits.  My girls absolutely LOVED this card!!

Here’s the inside:

The momma is just waiting for them to catch up!  🙂

Here are the particulars for this card:

PROJECT 2: Ducks
Stamp Sets Pg #
Fable Friends
Lift Me Up
Paper
Night of Navy 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Balmy Blue 3 3/4″ x 5 1/8″ (x2)
So Saffron 3 5/8″ x 4 15/16″ (x2)
white 3 3/4″ x 5″ (x2), 2 1/4″ x 1 1/4″
So Saffron scraps (sun)
Inks
Memento Black
So Saffron, Balmy Blue
Pear Pizzazz
Smoky Slate
Blends: Night of Navy, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie dk
Accessories
Rectangle thinlits
1 1/4″ circle punch
Wink of Stella
Dimensionals
Up & Away thinlits
Sponges

All supplies are listed in picture form below.  Click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store!  If you choose to have me be your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator I would love that!  Every OnLine order gets a small gift from me as a thank you!  Let me know if there is anything you have seen on this site that you like  and I will try to send you the card you picked.  I also can make cloud templates or scissor charms.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina
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Make N Takes for Sale-a-Bration part 2

Hey Guys!

Today I am sharing with you my Second card that I had for my SAB Celebration attendees!

I cased this from Lyssa Zwolanek, you can see her post here.  I switched the colors a little, but I loved hers so much that I kept it close to how hers was.

Here are the specifics for this card:

PROJECT 2: lilypad lake
Stamp Sets Pg #
Lilypad Lake
Beautiful Promenade
Paper
Basic Gray 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Balmy Blue 5″ x 3 3/4″
Pacific Point 2 3/4″ x 3 3/4″
White 2 3/4″ x 3 3/4″, 5 1/4″ x 4″ scraps
Old Olive scraps
Inks
Balmy Blue
Blends: Rich Razzleberry, Smoky Slate, Old Olive
Color Lifter
Pacific Point
Basic Gray / Momento
Accessories
Stitched Shapes
Oval Layering dies
Lakeside framelits
Pinewood planks
dimensionals

My group loved this card, thanks Lyssa for the  idea!

All the supplies for this card are in picture form below, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store!  If you live in the U.S. I would LOVE to be your demo! Every OnLine purchase gets a special token of appreciation from me! Look through my blog and let me know if anything catches your eye and I will try to send it to you!

Thanks for stopping by!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina
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Show-Off Frog

Hey Guys!

I have always loved frogs.  As a Child I had an Aunt who made a HUGE deal everytime I tried showing her a frog in my hand……I would say “Guess what I have” she would not be able to guess so I opened my hands and there was a frog.  She would run away and act scared!  No matter how many times I would ask her she NEVER could guess what was in my hands!  LOL  Looking back of COURSE she knew what was in there, she was the BEST Aunt and I have VERY fond memories of her!

Here is my card:

 

So, when I saw this So Hoppy Together stamp set by Stampin’ Up! it brought back these fun memories and this was first on my list to get for free!  Free?!  What?!  Yes, for the first three months every year SU! has a Sale a Bration catalog that you can earn FREE stamps! But, time is almost out, you can only get this stamp set while supplies last or the end of March.  Go check out Pinterest and see how many ideas you can get using this set!

I love how it looks like this frog is almost falling off this bike and his buddy is cheering him on.  This is for my Kids card class coming up!  Too cute!

Here are the specifics for this card:

Project 2: Frogs
Stamp Sets Pg #
Hoppy Together
Lift Me Up
Paper
Lemon Lime Twist 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Basic Black 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ (x2)
White 5 1/4″ x 4″(x2) scraps
Inks
Memento black
Blends: Granny Apple Green, smoky Slate
Balmy Blue
Crumb Cake
Smoky Slate
Accessories
Googley eyes
Up & Away thinlits
Vegas Gold Shimmer Paint
Dimensionals

Sponging the sky and ground make this scene come to life. I added clouds from Up & Away framelits after sponging them with Smoky Slate and then going over the sponged edges with Wink of Stella. This makes the clouds look like they have a silver lining!

Below are pictures of the supplies used, click on any of them to be taken straight to my OnLine Store!  If you purchase from me, I will send you a small gift to thank you!

I hope you enjoyed my post!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina
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