Bonanza Buddy and SC782

Are you having trouble getting your mojo back after the holidays? A great place to start is a sketch challenge. Head on over to Split Coast Stampers and access the SC782 sketch this week.

Card Recipe:
Stamps:
Heartfelt (151417), Bonanza Buddies (151567)
Card-Stock:
Real Red (102482), Shimmery White (101910), Flirty Flamingo (141416), From My Heart Specialty DSP (151189), Real Red Glimmer Paper (150427)
Ink: Real Red (147084), Smokey Slate (147113), Memento (132708)
Accessories: 
Heart Punch Pack (151292), Layering Circles Dies (141705), Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Bonanza Dies (151566), Dimensionals (104430)

I turned the sketch into an interactive card. The greeting swings open to access the card’s inside. What a fun Valentine for that someone special in your life!

Hope you’ll consider giving the sketch a try. Don’t forget to post your submission to the gallery with a tag to the sketch.

Happy stamping,

Dacia Smith

Bonanza Buddy Treat Holder

Project Recipe:
Stamps:
Heartfelt (151417), Bonanza Buddies (151567)
Card-Stock:
Real Red (102482), Shimmery White (101910), Flirty Flamingo (141416), From My Heart Specialty DSP (151189), Real Red Glimmer Paper (150427)
Ink: Real Red (147084), Smokey Slate (147113), Memento (132708)
Accessories: 
Heart Punch Pack (151292), Layering Circles Dies (141705), Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Bonanza Dies (151566), Tear and Tape (138995), Dimensionals (104430)

The project is compliments of Dawn Griffith with Dawn’s Stamping Thoughts. You can access the directions following this link. It holds a Ghirardelli treat and a sweet little message on the inside.

Hope you will try to create your own custom design and share.

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Bonanza Buddy Valentine

Working on Valentines for an upcoming class. The Bonanza Buddies are more than birthday buddies, they make wonderful valentines. He’s so cute peeking through the window with a heart just for YOU! Stay tuned, tomorrow I’ll post the matching treat holder.

Project Recipe:
Stamps:
Meant to Be (148626), Bonanza Buddies (151567)
Card-Stock:
Real Red (102482), Shimmery White (101910), From My Heart Specialty DSP (151189), Real Red Glimmer Paper (150427)
Ink: Real Red (147084), Smokey Slate (147113), Memento (132708)
Accessories: 
Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies (148527), Layering Circles Dies (141705), Bonanza Dies (151566), Ornate Frames Dies (150664), Dimensionals (104430)

Heartfelt Valentine

Since Christmas is now behind us, I’ve been working on projects for a couple of Valentine classes. The new From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper is beautiful and contains images that can be punched for easy to put together cards for a beginner. The treat holder contains a Ghirardelli chocolate and is made using a 3.5 x 5.5 piece of dsp  sealed on the sides with tear and tape.

Project Recipe:
Stamps: 
Heartfelt (151417), Meant To Be (148626)
Card-Stock:
Real Red (102482), Shimmery White (101910), Flirty Flamingo (141416), From My Heart Specialty DSP (151189) 
Ink: Real Red (147084), Flirty Flamingo (147052)
Accessories: 
Heart Punch Pack (151292), Layering Circles Dies (141705), Heart Doilies (151191), Real Red 3/8″ Double Stitched Satin Ribbon (151155), Tear and Tape Adhesive (138995), Dimensionals (104430)

Bird Ballad Fusion Card Challenge

Playing with the challenge at Fusion. There is a sketch and an inspiration photo posted this week. You choose to work with either one or both. When You use both it’s a Fusion Card. Hope you like my idea for the challenge, I went for the fusion card. Hope you’ll play along.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
A Big Thank You (147377)
Card-Stock:
Crumb Cake (120953), Very Vanilla (101650), Flirty Flamingo (141416), Bird Ballad DSP (149592), 
Ink: Soft Suede (147115)
Accessories: 
Ovals Collection Dies (129381), Delicate Designs Embossing Folder (127023) retired, Paper Snips (103579), Scalloped Lace Trim (149593), Dimensionals (104430)

Mosaic Mood Door Prizes

At the shut-in card assembly event the gals put their name in for a drawing of door prizes. I followed Julie DiMatteo’s pattern and You Tube Video to make these gifts. It was a great pattern and easy to follow. You should try one for yourself.

Project Recipe:
Stamps: 
Itty Bitty Birthdays (148618)
Card-Stock:
Blushing Bride (131198), Garden Green (102584), Very Vanilla (101650), Mosaic Mood Specialty DSP (149478)
Ink: Garden Green (147089)
Accessories: 
Layering Squares Dies (141708), Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995), Paper Snips (103579), Dimensionals (104430)

 

Although the greeting set was for birthdays, each of these greetings would work year round. Wanda received this one and plans to keep it next to her coffee pot in the kitchen to bring cheer each morning before her brew.

Project Recipe:
Stamps: 
Itty Bitty Birthdays (148618)
Card-Stock:
Blushing Bride (131198), Garden Green (102584), Very Vanilla (101650), Mosaic Mood Specialty DSP (149478)
Ink: Garden Green (147089)
Accessories: 
Layering Squares Dies (141708), Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995), Paper Snips (103579), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430)

Project Recipe:
Stamps: 
Itty Bitty Birthdays (148618)
Card-Stock:
Blushing Bride (131198), Garden Green (102584), Very Vanilla (101650), Mosaic Mood Specialty DSP (149478)
Ink: Garden Green (147089)
Accessories: 
Layering Squares Dies (141708), Stitched Rectangle Dies (148551), Daffodil Delight Taffeta Ribbon (119766) retired, Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995), Paper Snips (103579), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430)

 

Cards for Our Shut-Ins

Each month a group of gals get together to create encouragement cards for our shut-ins at Woodlawn United Methodist Church. We make two designs and one is sent out at the first of the month and the other in the middle of the month. We complete 25 of each design. Hope you have a blessed week!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Sailing Home (149457)
Card-Stock:
Soft Suede (115318), Crumb Cake (120953), Night of Navy (100867), Whisper White (100730), Balmy Blue (146982), Come Sail Away DSP (149481)
Ink: Night of Navy (147110), Soft Suede (147115)
Accessories: 
Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638), Smooth Sailing Dies (149576), Subtle 3D Embossing Folder (151775), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430)

 

 

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Sailing Home (149457)
Card-Stock:
Night of Navy (100867), Crumb Cake (120953), Whisper White (100730), Balmy Blue (146982), Come Sail Away DSP (149481)
Ink: Night of Navy (147110), Whisper White (147277)
Accessories: 
Stitched Rectangles Dies (148551), Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Paper Snips (103579), Dimensionals (104430)

 

Hope you’ll consider sharing a card with someone special this week. There’s nothing better than happy mail!

Bird Ballad and The Paper Players

Playing with the PP450 Color Challenge from LeAnn over at The Paper Players Blog. The colors are Granny Apple Green, Balmy Blue and Blueberry Bushel. Don’t you want to play along too?

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
You’re a Gem (122270) retired
Card-Stock:
Blueberry Bushel (146968), Whisper White (100730), Granny Apple Green (146990), Bird Ballad DSP (149592), Come Sail Away DSP (149481)
Ink: Blueberry Bushel (147138)
Accessories: 
Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638), Layering Circles Dies (141705), Scripty 3D Embossing Folder (149634), Scalloped Lace Ribbon (149593), Paper Snips (103579), Dimensionals (104430)

Friendship Birds and SC758

Playing with the SC758 sketch over at Split Coast Stampers this week. Hope you’ll play along with me.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Free as a Bird (149468)
Card-Stock:
Mossy Meadow (133676), Whisper White (100730), Calypso Coral (122925), Daffodil Delight (119683), Bird Ballad DSP (149592)
Ink: Early Expresso (147114)
Accessories: 
Stitched Rectangles Dies (148551), Subtle 3D Embossing Folder (151775), Scalloped Lace Trim (149593), Paper Snips (103579), Dimensionals (104430)

All Adorned Love Birds

Trying to see how many different designs I can create with the Free as a Bird Stamp set and the Bird Ballad Designer Paper. Having so much fun making sure my sets get some love. This would be a great anniversary card.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
All Adorned (149728) retired
Card-Stock:
Basic Gray (121044), Whisper White (100730), Soft Sea Foam (146988), Petal Pink (146985), Bird Ballad DSP (149592)
Ink: Smoky Slate (147113), Memento Black (132708)
Accessories: 
Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Stitched Rectangles Dies (148551), Stamparatus (146276), Subtle 3D Embossing Folder (151775), Paper Snips (103579), Dimensionals (104430)