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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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Happy, Happy, Happy Meer Kats!

Hey Guys!

I’m sure I am not the only one who loves the Stampin’ Up! stamp set The Gang’s All Meer! This stamp set makes me smile. It’s easy to create a card using these happy little guys. Saw this card on Pinterest and decided to jump off from Christine’s card, here is her card:

To make it mine, I decided to change it up a bit:

I love layers, almost every card I make has at least one layer, most have more! Do you find it as hard as I do to NOT have layers? Or to even make a card without doodads all over it…….that’s me in a nutshell!

The inside of the card is super cute too!

Look at that smirk! Too cute!!

As usual, here is all the info you need for this card:

Stamps:
The Gang’s All Meer
Well Said Bundle

Inks:
Memento Black
Blends: Crumb Cake C, Poppy Parade C

Paper:
Granny Apple Green 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, 1 1/2″ x 4″
Basic Black 5 1/4″ x 4″ (x2), scraps
White 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (x2), scraps

Misc:
Layering Circle Dies
Stitched Shapes Dies
Peaceful Poppies Sequins
Liquid Glue
Stone 3D folder

Below all of these supplies are in picture form, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store. Any purchase you make of $35 or more you will receive from me a file FULL of over 50 tutorials for projects, with pictures! I would love to be your SU! Demo, if there is anything I can do for you, please let me know!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Cutest kid card EVER!

Hey Guys!

Are kid cards hard for you to make? I am challenged with kid and masculine cards……not sure why, Stampin’ Up! makes it easy, I guess it’s because I am not drawn to kid stamps. But, the Wiggle Worm bundle really called to me! They are just so stinkin’ cute! Don’t you think?

With this in mind, looking at the stamp set and dies, the Bugs are super cute, add in the grass and mushrooms and this card practically made itself! Don’t you love the clouds too?! There is ONE problem that I have with this card, the bare space towards the bottom right is bugging me! Ha! Pun not intended! Would you add something more? For the inside I used the little flying bugs, and thought of adding one to that space, but am afraid that I will over do it.

Speaking of the inside here it is!

For the class on the 3rd Wednesday (of every month at 1:00) at our local Senior Enrichment Center, the subject is ‘kids’, so I decided to do this one! Would you add one of the little bugs to the front? Or are you like me and say ‘less is more’ and let it shine on it’s own? Please let me know what you think!

As always, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
Wiggle Worm

Inks:
Memento Black
Versamark
Merry Merlot
Blends: Highland Heather combo, Balmy Blue Lt

Paper:
Highland Heather 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Merry Merlot 5 1/4″ x 4″ scraps for mushrooms
Balmy Blue 5″ x 3 3/4″
Whisper White 5″ x 3 3/4″, scraps for sentiment
Garden Green scraps for grass

Misc:
Chalk Marker
White Embossing Powder
Heat tool
Wink of Stella
Dimensionals

So, what do you think? Do you agree with me? That these bugs are just too cute!? My favorite part is the Mushrooms! They just make me smile.

I hope you enjoyed this post. Come back later in week to see what ELSE I am making in the Kid class! Keep in mind that I’m not always talking about ‘little’ kids! My Granddaughter will LOVE the one I’ll show you later! Am I a stinker trying to entice you to come back?! 🙂

Thanks for stopping by! If you are looking for a Demo in the United States, I will do whatever I can do to help you make your own creations! Below you will see all the supplies in picture form, click on any of them to be taken to my OnLine Store! For every order you make from $35 + you will receive from me 2 sets of Tutorials of over 45 just as my thank you!

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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Gang’s All Meer Double Slider Easel Card

Hey Guys,

I’m sure that you have seen around the Double Slider Easel Cards, I saw them too, and tried my hand at it! Using The Gang’s All Meer Stamp set from Stampin’ Up! was a no brainer for me. They are so stinkin’ cute! Plus, the sentiment says “Happy Birthday to a STAND-UP friend”, thought it would be perfect to have a stand up card! LOL

Also I used the SU! set Mountain Air, because I thought they would make a great backdrop for those adorable MeerKats! The Belly band is stamped with the cactus and colored with Blends. I tried so hard to find a fitting Designer Series Paper (DSP) that would fit with these cuties, but alas I couldn’t! So, what is a crafter to do? Make their own DSP! 🙂

Here is my card, you’ll see a few pics since I want to show you all the angles:

This can open fuller, the sentiment is on the pull out. Can you see that this is open on it’s own?
sideways view
Inside

Cute right? I like it, depending on what everyone says at my classes is whether or not we make this in a class. It’s a little over the top, meaning it takes some time to get all the pieces together and put in the right place. BUT, it was super fun once I got the gist of it! Thanks go to Frenchie for her video! I may make a video if you would like to see it, just let me know!

As usual, here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
The Gang’s All Meer
Mountain Air

Inks:
Smoky Slate (mountains)
Old Olive (trees and cactus/lizard)
Early Espresso (meerkats)
Soft Suede (behind Meerkats and cactus on belly band)
Balmy Blue (sky)
Blends: Crumb Cake combo, Old Olive light, Mango Melody combo

Paper:
Whisper White thick 4 1/4″ x 11″
Whisper White 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″, 3″ x 4″, 1 1/2″ x 9 1/2″ for banner & for Extra banner if you make a full card: 1″ x 9 1/2″
[2 3/4″ x 1″ (scored @ 1/2″ each end), 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ scored @ 1/2″, 1 1/2″ x 1/2″ scored @ 1/2″ & 1″…..for mechanisms]
Balmy Blue 4″ x 5 1/4″

Misc:
1″ circle punch
sponges
Simply scored

So, what do you think? Is this something you want to make for yourself!? I hope you give it a try!

Below you will see in picture form all the supplies needed for this card. Just click on any of them and you will be taken to my Online Store! Anytime you purchase from me, you will receive from me a file FULL of tutorials for you to use! There are usually 40 or more, but I like to promise 35…….don’t want to disappoint anyone! I will also send you a handmade card as a thank you! Every time you order you will get these as my thanks to you! If you live in the US and would like to use me as your Demonstrator, use away! LOL

Thanks for stopping by, hope you enjoyed your visit!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Who doesn’t love a Palm Tree!?

Hey Guys,

First off, I want to thank you for sticking with me. I haven’t always been consistent with my blogging, but I HAVE been consistent with my classes. If you would like to do any of my classes let me know, I love to make cards and decorations and would love to have you join me!

Second, the card I am going to show you today is one that I somewhat cased (which means that I saw a card, loved it but changed it up just a little), this one was inspired by Michele Zindorf. She is very awesome but not everyone can do what she does, so I try to bring it down to what I would hope with some guidance anyone can do! Here is her card:

My card is one that fits in a regular envelope, that was my main objective……make this card, but have it fit into an envelope I have.

What I love about her card is that you really get to see the basket weave background, since I had to make mine smaller you get a hint of that!

Here is my card:

Not sure if I have told you this in the past, but my husband has a virtual tropical paradise in our yards, here in North Carolina! I grew up in SoCal, we and go to Disney World all the time and we both love how tropical it is. So, of course I naturally gravitate towards tropical stamps…..this one REALLY called to me! I hope you love how this came out as much as I do!

Here is the inside of this card:

Now, here is the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
Timeless Tropical

Inks:
Garden Green (marker and pad)
Balmy Blue
Soft Suede (marker and ink pad)
Pacific Point
Crushed Curry (marker)

Paper:
Early Espresso 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, 3 5/8″ x 4 3/4″
Crumb Cake 5 1/4″ x 4″
Whisper White 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ (x2), 5 1/4″ x 4″ (for inside card)

Misc:
Layering Ovals (3 1/4″)
sponges
Dimensionals
Basket Weave 3D folder

Below you will see pictures of all the supplies that I used, click on any of them to be taken to my Online Store. I am a Demonstrator with Stampin’ Up! in the US, if you are in need of a demo, I would love to be yours! If you purchase from me, I will send you a handmade card PLUS I will send you a file FULL of tutorials (at the least there will be 35! more than likely more!)

I hope you enjoyed your visit today! Please come back to see me!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Here’s a GREAT Masculine card!

Hey Guys!

I know that you must think that I have backslid from my promise that I would continue posting. Two weeks ago, I went to Disney World with my family and near the end of our trip, I got sick. 🙁 Ends up, that my husband and Son got the flu, thankfully I ‘think’ I just got a cold. I’ve been trying to catch up on making cards so I can show them to you!

Here is the first card I made when I came back……. I was thinking that I wanted to play with the NEW stamp set from Stampin’ Up! called By the Dock…..but I also thought that the dimensions of the set would work great with the set Best Catch. And it did! It totally looks like they are from the same set! Ya think?

Don’t you think the little fish peaking out at the fisherman is so cute?! I had to chuckle when I decided to put him in. Water scenes are one of my favorite things to stamp. Not sure if it’s because I was brought up fishing with my dad, or any kind of water just makes me calm and happy.

Here are the specifics for this card:

Stamps:
By the Dock
A Good Man (for the sentiment)
Best Catch

Inks:
Night of Navy
Pacific Point
Early Espresso (all stamps were inked with this ink)
Blends: Dark/Light Crumb Cake, Ivory, Balmy Blue for rings around man/fish
White Gel pen

Paper:
Night of Navy 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Whisper White 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″
Seaside Spray 5″ x 3 3/4″, scrap for sentiment

Misc:
Classic Label punch
1″ circle punch (for moon)
Sponges
Post-It Removable Labeling Tape (for making horizon and moon)
Mini Dimensionals
Wink of Stella

All of the SU! supplies will be in picture form below, click on any to be taken to my OnLine Store! For any purchase you make I will send you a handmade card AND a file full of 35+ tutorials! Every month I have new tutorials, so every time you order you will get this gift from me! I love that you follow me and definitely want you to know that I appreciate it! If there is anything I can do for you, or help you in any way, please let me know!

Thanks for stopping by!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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FOURTH Free Card if you purchase Painted Poppies Bundle

Hey Guys!

Here I am once again, I am on a roll with my postings! WooHoo for me! Today I am going to share with you a card I made using the Painted Poppies stamp set from Stampin’ Up! This is one of 5 cards that you can do if you purchase the Painted Poppies bundle from me. 3 of the cards are if you purchase the stamp set but you get all FIVE if you get the bundle! I am in the process of showing all 5, later this week you will see the last one, so make sure and come back!

The inspiration for this card was Becca Santos, I changed up a lot so I’m not even sure you would recognize that I was inspired by her card, but I want to give credit where it’s due! Here is her card:

I just realized putting this on, that the other card is where I got the idea for one of my other cards! Sorry Becca that I didn’t give you credit for that one!

Here is my card for today:

I used the Crinkled Seam Binding for the bow, but I colored it first with a Poppy Parade Blend! Isn’t it pretty?! You can’t see it on this picture, but I used Wink of Stella on the flowers and WOW, that makes it really pop in person!

When I am looking at other’s blogs, I always want to know the measurements and everything that is included to make that card. So, in honor of me, here are the specifics to this card:

Stamps:
Painted Poppies
Peaceful Moments

Inks:
Memento Black
Blends: Poppy Parade Dark, Mossy Meadow combo, Crumb Cake light
Crumb Cake (for sponging)

Paper:
Basic Black 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″
Noble Peacock Foil 5 1/4″ x 4″
Whisper White 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″

Misc:
Peaceful Poppies Sequins
Whisper White Crinkled Seam Binding
Layered Leaves 3D Folder
MultiPurpose Liquid Glue
Wink of Stella

Below you will see all these supplies in picture form, if you click on any of the pictures you will be taken to my OnLine Store. And if you purchase anything from me you will receive from me 40 +/- tutorials that change every month. So, each and every month you buy from me you will get new Tutorials! Also, if you buy the Painted Poppies stamp set you will get a pdf of the 3 free cards, and if you buy the bundle you’ll get a pdf of all five!

Don’t forget to come back later this week so see the final card!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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Painted Poppies Class-Get the class for free!

Hey Guys!

Who doesn’t want a FREE class?! Make this card, plus 2-4 others for free just by purchasing the stamp set! Here is card 1:

There is something special on this card that you might not see everywhere! Do you see the ribbon? Can you see that it has sparkle? This ribbon was originally white, I colored it with the Poppy Parade dark Blend. And then I went over it with my Wink of Stella pen. Also, I layered it onto Black Satin Ribbon…….Isn’t it pretty?! I have 2 other cards that you can do in this class, I will try to post them later.

Plus, I will have 2 SPECIAL cards for those to make who purchased the Bundle. So not only do you get the stamp set or bundle you also get a card class to make with YOUR set!

Here are the particulars for this card:

Stamps:
Painted Poppies
Peaceful Moments
Thanks for the Laughs

Inks:
Poppy Parade
Memento Black
Crumb Cake
Blends: Poppy Parade Dk, Old Olive Dk, Crumb Cake Dk

Paper:
Poppy Parade 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Black 5 1/4″ x 4″ (x2)
Whisper White 5″ x 3 3/4″ (x2), scrap for punch

Misc:
Label Me Lovely Punch
Whisper White !/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon
1/2″ Black Satin Ribbon
Rhinestones
sponges
Dimensionals
Wink of Stella

I colored the Rhinestones with the Poppy Parade Dk Blend, also I sponged the edges of the white front to give it that pop!

This card is always commented on when I show people all the cards I have done. They especially love the ribbon! What’s not to love, right?

Below you will find the list of all the supplies, in picture form I used for this card. If you click on any of them you will be taken to my OnLine Store. In need of a Demonstrator? Ask me, I would love to help you get everything you need! And when you purchase from me, you will receive a list of OVER 30 tutorials! Each month is a different list!

Because you have made it this far in reading, I hope you come back!

Lisa Tedder
A California Girl living in North Carolina

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Sneak Peek: Parisian Beauty Bundle

Hey Guys!

It’s been a while, but I figured for my New Year’s Resolution I would TRY to post more! Here on my Blog, Pinterest and Instagram. Look at me! Here it is a DAY early! LOL Today I thought I would start by posting one of my FAVORITE stamp sets that Stampin’ Up! has brought to us in the NEW Occasions Catalog! The name of this set is Parisian Beauty which you probably already know since that is what I named this post.

And, don’t you love cards that you can interact with? This one, once it’s open can stay open and let the person you give it to enjoy it more. I used the Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP for the front AND the inside. This Specialty paper has places that are embossed with Champagne, which makes this sooooo pretty to look at! When you add the Dies to the paper, you can’t make a mistake! If you look close, you can see that I used Champagne Rhinestones on the Tower, Champagne Foil behind the main images and it’s what I used for the Amour! I popped up the Amour so it would hold up the front of the card. Well, do you like it? Anything I should add or take away?

Here are the specifics to this card:

Stamps:
Parisian Beauty #151466 OR the Bundle #153778

Inks:
Cherry Cobbler

Cardstock:
Cherry Cobbler 4 1/4″ x 11 (scored @ 5 1/2″ & 8 1/4″, 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ (for back of front piece), 5 1/4″ x 4″ (under the front DSP), 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″ ( for under inside DSP), scrap for piece cut out of Stitched Rectangle Die (3rd from smallest of longer rectangles), and scrap for Eiffel Tower.
Champagne Foil 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ for front piece, 5 1/4″ x 4″ for inside, scrap for Amour and Swirl cut out.
Parisian Blossom DSP 5 1/8″ x 3 /8″ (for front), 4 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (for inside
Whisper White small scrap for front sentiment

Misc:
Champagne Rhinestones #151193
Dimensionals #104430
Holiday Rhinestones #150457

I would like to do a video for this card but what do you think? Too easy and doesn’t need one or you’d like to see it from start to finish!? I KNOW that there will be plenty more cards to come from this set, PLUS my hubby is taking me to Europe for my 60th birthday! That’s in a year and a half! This set will come in handy for scrapbooking my adventure!

Hope you enjoyed this post, please check out my youtube channel and subscribe so I will know if you want to see more from me!

Hope you had a Great Christmas and here’s to a Happy New Year!

Lisa Tedder
A California girl living in North Carolina

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