25th Anniversary

25th Anniversary

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Wonderfully Wicked Wednesday!

Welcome to another UDI Wonderfully Wicked Wednesday challenge! This is the final week of the Ruby/Silver Slippers theme, and I spent the morning in the dentist’s office this morning, so I kept my card pretty simple today. 

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The Card base is Real Red cardstock, with the background stamp En Francais stamped in Versamark ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder.  I used the Tasteful Trim die to make the Glimmer Paper strips, and the 3” circle die for the black circle.  The white circle was punched with the 2-1/2” circle punch and sponged with Tempting Turquoise ink.  The stamp sets are Full of Life and My Friend, and I used the Owl punch to make the Glimmer Paper heart.

Finally, I used Black 1/8” taffeta ribbon for the bow and popped the circle up with Dimensionals.

I’m going to keep this short today, and go take a nap until the anesthesia wears off and I can feel my jaw again. Open-mouthed smileHave a great week, and be sure to check out the UDI blog to see what the other members of the Design Team came up with!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Wonderfully Wicked Wednesday

Welcome to another Wonderfully Wicked Wednesday challenge! This month’s theme is Ruby or Silver Slippers, so I used it as an excuse to pull out the Glimmer Paper and the Brushed Silver cardstock. Add to that some sneak peeks of our new Big Shot die and a new punch, and I really like the way it turned out!
I decided to do something a little different with the inside liner. The partial scallop on the right is just the right size for a sentiment stamp from the Teeny Tiny Wishes set.  I haven’t decided who I’m giving this to, so I haven’t stamped it, yet.

Let’s start with the supplies:

Cardstock: Real Red, Whisper White, Brushed Silver
Designer Series Paper: Glimmer Paper
Stamp Set: Grunge Rock
Ink: Real Red
Accessories & Embellishments:  Basic Rhinestones, 1/8” Real Red Taffeta Ribbon, Big Shot, Petals a Plenty Textured Impressions Folder, Tasteful Trim Die, Perfect Pennants Die, Petite Pennants Punch, 1-3/4” Scallop Circle Punch, 1-1/4” Circle Punch. Pewter Metallic Brads, 1/16” Circle Punch, Sponge Dauber, Scallop Circle Die (Inside), Snail Adhesive, Dimensionals, Glue Dots.
I used Real Red cardstock for the base, cut Whisper White Cardstock to 5” x 3.75”, and cut a Brushed Silver cardstock layer at 4.75” x 3.5” before running it through the Big Shot in the Petals a Plenty Textured Impressions Folder.
For the Pendant, I ran a piece of Glimmer Paper through the Big Shot with the Perfect Pennants die to make a circle with scalloped trim around the edge.  I laced the taffeta ribbon through the scallops and held the ends in place with 2 Glue Dots.  Next I used my Grunge Rock stamp set to make my “Real” seal of approval, and punched it with the 1-1/4” Circle punch. I sponged the edges of the circle, added a Brushed Silver Scallop Circle to the back and layered them both on the Glimmer paper circle before attaching the pendant to the card with Dimensionals.
I stamped the diamond background stamp in Real Red ink on Whisper White cardstock, and punched out the smaller Petite Pennants.  Punched holes in the top corners with my 1/16” circle punch, attached them to each other with Brads and used Glue Dots to adhere them to the card.
For the bottom border, I ran a piece of Glimmer Paper through the Big Shot with the Tasteful Trim die, and cut the scallop strip to fit across the Brushed Silver cardstock.
Finally, I added a strip and a half of the Basic Rhinestones across the border and 2 individual Rhinestones to the Pendant.
Inside, I used the Scallop Circle die to cut a piece of Whisper White cardstock for a liner.  It doesn’t fit completely, so I trimmed about 3/4” off and offset it a bit to look like 2 gears. Then I punched some larger Petite Pennants from the edges of the leftover diamond patterned cardstock and sponged the edges for the left side.
I hope you enjoyed my card for this week’s challenge.  Be sure to stop by the UDI Blog to see what the rest of the Design Team came up with!