Wednesday, March 26, 2014

January 2014 Play Day Project

Here is a card from our January Play Day that happens to be one of my favorites:

It is a CASE of a bag found on page 16 of the Occasions Mini Catalogue.

Here is my recipe:

STAMPS:  Perfect Pennants,  Four You

     Bermuda Bay:  5-1/2 x 8-1/2 scored at 4-1/4
     Smoky Slate:  4 x 5-1/4
     Gumball Green Coordinations:  3 x 6
     Whisper White:  4-1/4 x 5-1/2
     SCRAPS:  Whisper White, Bermuda Bay

INK:  Gumball Green, Smoky Slate, Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo

ACCESSORIES:  Banners Framelits, Big Shot, Arrows Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Chevron Border Punch, Linen Thread, White Baker's Twine, Dimensionals, Burlap Ribbon, Brights Buttons, Glue Dots, Paper Snips

Thanks for stopping by!

Happy stampin and scrappin,

First My Digital Studio Project!

My blog name is Stamp and Scrapper, but looking through my posts I realize that I haven't posted a single scrapbook project!  I have been having some shoulder problems, so decided to try to rest the arm/shoulder a bit since I don't really know what is causing it.  I also have been working on learning how to use My Digital Studio, or MDS.  MDS is a digital program to scrapbook, make cards, and other similar projects.  My main purposes for learning MDS is to scrapbook a ton of stuff that is just laying around, and also to use it in conjunction with my Silhouette, a digital ecutter which can use files sent by MDS.  That said, I joined a group on Facebook called Simply My Digital Studio.  They have a list of challenges, a lot of which have a U-Tube video to show you how to do it.  I saved the list to iBooks, use my iPad to watch it, and have MDS up on my laptop to work on the project.  It is very, very helpful!  Anyway, all that said, here is my very first project:

It may not be the best scrapbook page ever, but it meets the first challenge on the list.  For that challenge, we were to create three photo boxes, group them together, and then drag a picture from our files into the boxes.  Surprise!  It separated the pictures into the three boxes!  Pretty cool technique!  I also re-colored and re-sized stamps and embellishments, and grouped objects together.  Not too bad for a general electronic dummy!

The Facebook page/challenges are from Kimberly Van Diepen and Heather Summers, both very talented Stampin Up! demos.  They put up a new challenge every Monday.  The group has helped me out a lot, answering my stupid questions very patiently!

Anyway, thanks for stopping by!

Happy stamping AND SCRAPPING!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Project Two from Stefanie's Workshop!

I recently saw an adorable card created by Mercedes Weber and decided to recreate it for Stefanie's workshop.  Mercedes used the awesome notecard from the Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit for her card.  The card was posted by Mercedes on February 6 on Stampin Connection.  Here is my version:

My recipe for this card:

STAMPS:  Baby We've Grown, Hardwood (my new favorite stamp!)

     Baked Brown Sugar:  5-1/2 x 8-1/2 scored at 4-1/4
     Whisper White:  2 x 3-3/4

INK:  Whisper White Craft ink, Black Stazon, Soft Suede

MARKER:  Island Indigo

ACCESSORIES:  Angeled Tag Topper Punch, Linen Thread, Island Indigo 3/4 inch Chevron Ribbon, Dimensionals, Blender Pens

Thanks for stopping by!

Happy stampin and scrappin,

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Project One from Stefanie's Workshop

I recently held a workshop for my friend Stefanie and here is the first project we made:

This card was inspired by a card designed by Kadie Labadie,, post dated January 23, 2014.

My recipe:

STAMPS:  Happy Watercolor, Perfectly Penned

     Sahara Sand:  5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4
     Crisp Cantaloupe:  3-3/4 x 5
     Whisper White:  3-1/2 x 4-3/4
     Scraps:  Crisp Cantaloupe, Daffodil Delight

INK:  Stazon Black, Crisp Cantaloupe, Sahara Sand, Gold Encore

ACCESSORIES:  Linen Thread, Dimensionals, Paper Snips

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Happy stampin and scrappin,

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Card from Melanie's Workshop

Last November I held a workshop for my friend Melanie and one of the projects we made was this card:

The inside of the card looks like this:

And here is my recipe for the card:

STAMPS:  Love and Sympathy, A Fitting Occasion

     Coastal Cabana:  5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4
     Very Vanilla:  4 x 5-1/4
     Afternoon Picnic DSP:  3-1/2 x 3-7/8
     Afternoon Picnic DSP:  1-1/2 x 3-7/8
     Coastal Cabana:  2-1/8 x 4-1/8
     Very Vanilla:  2 x 4
     Wild Wasabi:  3-3/4 x 5
     Very Vanilla:  3-1/2 x 4-3/4
     Scraps:  Coastal Cabana

INK:  Soft Suede

MARKERS:  Coastal Cabana, Wild Wasabi

ACCESSORIES:  Dotted Ribbon Scallop Border Punch, Linen Thread, Dimensionals, Distressing Tool, Sponge

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Happy stampin and scrappin,