Friday, October 30, 2009

Stampin'B's Challenge #30

This week's hostess is Joanne/Jojot, we are to make a Thanksgiving/Autumn card.
For my card I chose to do Autumn.
The CS is Whisper White and is a typical A2 card except for the one inch that is cut from the front flap. I used a piece of DP by Basic Grey/Indian Summer for the 11/2 inch strip on the inside, then I punched some leaves onto a piece of cs and used them as a template to sponge leaves onto the front and edge of the inside. I used some TH DI in Aged Mahogany.
The images are SU/Branch Out set. I used some markers in Fall colors to ink up the stamps. The sentiment is from a set by SU/Paint Prints.
That's all there is to it. I kept is very simple this week.

Make sure to visit the Stampin'B's blog to see all of the other members cards and to play along make sure you use StampinB as your keyword.
Hugs always, Nicole

Friday, October 23, 2009

Stampin'B's Challenge #29

This weeks challenge is hosted by yours truly "Nicole Taylor", you are to make a Diagonal Double Pocket Card.
Tutorial found here:

For my card I used some Basic Grey/Wassail/Greetings Dp.
The sentiment is by Hero Arts and the tags are die cut designs by Graphic45/Christmas Past designs.
I added a Nestabilities round scallop to my main image and used some of the dp to back my tag images.
I added some pretty Martha Stewart ribbon to finish.
I hope you come and join us in this fun challenge.

Hugs always, Nicole
Here are the links! Good Luck!

Friday, October 16, 2009


Halloween is nearing and our hostess for this week is the lovely Vicky Gould. Her challenge is for us to make a Halloween card.
I hunted high and low for my Halloween stamps, but they seem to be hiding really well because I can't find them. LOL
I put my thinking cap on and thought that I could use my Cricut machine and the Stretch Your Imagination cartridge.
I first cut the tree in the card style mode in black, the top part of the pumpkin in white and finally the shadow for the pumpkin in black.
The sentiment is computer generated, the pumpkin is colored with Copics and the dp if by Basic Grey.
I added a pretty satin ribbon to finish the look.
I hope you like my simple Halloween card.

Hugs always, Nicole

Friday, October 9, 2009

Stampin'B's Challenge #27

Our challenge this week is hosted by the fabulous Lois/Clownmom. The challenge is to make a gatefold card and use flowers.

I did a Christmas card using Basic Grey paper, Real Red, Sage Shadow and Whisper White.
The image is a die cut tag by Graphic45. They have the best Christmas tags.
You will find an easy video for Gatefold cards in the resources section of SCS.
This is a standard A2 size card.
I used red ribbons and a Pointsettia button "'this is my flower, Lois" as embelishments. The inside sentiment is by
Hero Arts/F4254Joys of the Season.

Do come and play along and be sure to check my team mates cards here:

Vicky Gould: (jojot): (ButterflyEars): (Clownmom): (markie's mom):

For all of my Canadian fellow stampers, I hope you have a terrific Thanksgiving celebration.
Hugs always, Nicole

Friday, October 2, 2009

Stampin'B's Challenge #26

Our hostess for this weeks challenge is Nancyruth.
We are to use pumpkins on our card. I love carved pumpkins, so thanks Nancyruth for this challenge.
My card this week is super simple as I've had no time to stamp. Sob!....

I cut a basic A2 card and I started to add stickers at about the half way line on the front of the card, when I was done I just cut around the images to form the wavy line for the front flap. I added a strip of generic dp on the edge of the inside of the card. I just added some random stickers to fill out the card.
The sticker's are by Crafty Secrets.

Voila! that's it, all done.
I like that it was quick and I think it's super cute.

Hugs always, Nicole