Amberlyluv

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

CAS Hybrid

Once in a while I just want to showcase the wonderful patterned paper I love. Just like this one card I made, it’s very clean and simple and all supplies are digital. Digital paper and digital brush/stamp. I got the stamp/brush when it was on sale for Designer Digital’s 4th anniversary bash. I just had to use it right away because it was so nice! hehe. Here it is.

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Credits:

Digital paper pack: Let's Party Paper Pack by Nancy Kubo
Digital stamp/brush: Birthday Blocks Brushes and Stamps by Katie Pertiet
Ribbon: Keya

Have a great day, everyone! :)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tri Shutter Card – First Try!

You know my love of patterned papers right? So what better way to showcase them this way? Wow, this is also another thing that I am addicted to thesedays… Tri-shutter cards! It started when I did spring cleaning and found some papers with width of more than 12 inches in my stash so I decided to make good use of them and turned them to adorable tri-shutter cards! Not to worry though if you don’t have 12x12 paper, you can still use your regular sized paper to make tri-shutter card using these measurements I found here:

Start out with a 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of cardstock
Score at 1 3/4", 3 1/2", 7" and 8 3/4". Cut your lines horizontally at 1 1/2" and 3 1/2" from the first to the last score line.You will end up with a card that measures 3 1/2″ × 5″.

Anyway, here’s mine:

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This is how it looks like when it’s closed. And here’s how it looks like when it’s (sprung) open!

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Credits:

Digital kit: Gnome Sweet Gnome by Dani Mogstad
Stamps: All Around Quotes from Fiskars and Pure Innocence - Flower Girl from My Favorite Things
Ink: Memento in Rich Cocoa and Tuxedo Black
Flowers: Prima
Buttons: Irma
Die cuts: Spellbinders
Copic and Prismacolor markers

Monday, April 25, 2011

Quilt A Card!

I’ve always loved quilted things, even one of my beloved bed covers is quilted (and it’s been with me for over 12 years I think). So when I saw this tutorial of a card inspired by quilting technique I am so eager to try it out! Here is my first try:

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Credits:

Digital paper pack: Hearts Whimsy Paper Pack by Karen Lewis
Embossing folder: Sizzix

I wanted to add a sentiment in the front but it just looks great just as it is so I decided to leave it blank. It’s not too bad I think, though I could’ve planned the colors better and show off those beautiful patterns more. So I tried out another method of ‘quilting’ a card from this tutorial and made this:

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Credits:

Digital kit: Life Is Good by Fee Jardine
Stamp: We R Memory Keepers
Ink: Martha Stewart
Glossy Accents (though you can’t see the shine here hehe)
Embossing folder: Sizzix

I have one more, well okay a FEW, quilted card(s) in the works. It’s a bit tedious (but not too much, I swear) but so addictive!

Have a lovely Monday and happy Easter holiday everyone!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Pretty Tea Box

Hey everyone! I hope you’re all having a great Tuesday (or on the other side of the world, Monday hehe). Here’s another tea box which I really love, too bad the photo didn’t do much justice to it.

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Credits:

Digital paper pack: Shabby Roses by Tracy Ann Designs
(Physical) Paper: Kaisercraft
Stamp: Latte Love from Fiskars and Everyday Sayings (CL342) from Hero Arts
Ink: Memento in London Fog
Die cut: Spellbinders
Border punch: Doily Lace from Martha Stewart
Embossing: Sizzix
Colored pencils

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Baby Oh! Baby

A while back a colleague gave birth to a baby girl. So of course I took that as an excuse to package the baby gift with a touch of hybrid craft hehe. I made a box which has a cute onesie inside and also a card to go with it. Here is the result:

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Credits:

Digital kit: Bubblegum Kinda of Love by Traci Reed
Stamp: Baby Animals from Inkadinkado and Adorable Baby Girl (CL265) from Hero Arts
Ink: Versamagic
Die cut: Spellbinders
Border punch: Fiskars

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Tea Boxes

Finally! Hehehe, I am posting again. There has been a big changes in the office and I need to settle a lot of things. I was planning to schedule my posts, but with the little time I had, I didn’t even have time to compose the posts.

So, here are the tea boxes! I had to quickly take photos of them before I gave them away, so I’m sorry for the not up to par qualities hehe. It’s also missing one box because it’s still in my laptop, unretouched. Will post that later.

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Credits:

Digital Paper Pack: Lov-E-Ly by Jesse Edwards
Stamps: Rescue Remedies from Waltzingmouse Stamps
(Physical) Paper: Kaisercraft
Kraft Paper
Brown satin ribbon

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Credits:

Digital Kit: A Whimsical Garden by Kristin Cronin-Barrow
(Physical) Paper: Kaisercraft
Stamps: Mat Stack 1 Collection from Papertrey Ink, Sparkle Clear: Tea (CL188) from Hero Arts, Latte Love from Fiskars
Ink: Versamagic in Red Magic
Kraft Paper
Red satin ribbon
Vintage buttons

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Credits:

Digital Paper Pack: Time for Tea paper collection by Sara Schmutz
(Physical) Paper: Kaisercraft
Stamps: What’s Perking (CL416) from Hero Arts
Ink: Memento in Potters Clay and Rich Cocoa
Dies: Spellbinders and PTI
Embossing: Sizzix