Thursday, July 5, 2012

Every Path...

Every Thursday my friend and fellow A Muse Studio Creative Consultant, Chris, has "CAS Thursdays" on her blog, showcasing cards that are made in the "clean and simple" style. Chris does such a great job with this style of card. For me, this style is a bit of a challenge, but today I have a CAS card  I made, and I love how it turned out! I used Mod Backgrounds 1 for the tiny dots, and embossed it with Satin Pearl Embossing Powder for my rain. The sun was cut from Papaya card stock using a die from Cupcake Toppers Die Set. I inked around the edge with Bellini Ink to add some depth to my sun.The clouds are cut from Vellum card stock using our Cloud Duo Die Set. Sentiment is from Days Like This and the background paper is Bermuda card stock. All these items can be found on my web store HERE. I hope that you will go and check out Chris's blog too, she has lots of inspiring creations to look at!

Hope your day is full of joy! Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July everyone!! I hope that you are all having a wonderful day today!

Sunday, July 1, 2012

July Blog Hop- Christmas in July

Time for another A Muse Studio Consultant's Blog Hop!! This month we are getting a jump start on those Holiday cards with Christmas in July.  I hope that you will join us for some holiday inspiration. Here is a list of Creative Consultants who are participating in this hop:

Samantha Kania
Karen Crisp
Melinda Fisher
Tami Grandi
Pamela Fredrickson
Christina Seeger
Angela Kelley   (This is Me!)
Kristine Vicente

I hope that you will visit their blogs and leave a little love with a nice comment or two, it could make someones day!

All products used for my card are from A Muse Studio. For my card I used Cobalt card stock to create a frame with my nestabilities  labels #8. I embossed my snowflakes with Diamond embossing powder over Sky ink, on our velum paper. The sentiment is stamped with Cobalt ink directly onto the Sugar card base, then  covered with the velum layer. I used the cobalt frame not only to draw focus to the center of my card, but also to hide the lines created by the glue on the velum! The ribbon is from my stash, and wraps all the way around the front flap of the card. It's kind of fun to do this if you intend to add a photo inside, just slip it under the ribbon to hold it in place on the inside of your card! I just realized that this stamp set is not in the current catalog, but our new holiday catalog will be out at the end of this month, I am hoping that this set will be in there, it is so lovely!

Enjoy the hop!! Have a wonderful day!!

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