Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Occasions Mini and Sale-a-bration swaps!

In December I participated in a swap for the Occasions mini and Sale-a-bration stamp sets. These are the cards that I did for that swap!

The first one is pretty plain. I sponged the Soft Suede base as well as the Regal Rose layer. The best part of this card is that I got to use the brand new Create a Cupcake stamp set and the coordinating punch, Build a Cupcake! LOVE IT!

Stamps: Create a Cupcake
Ink: Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Regal Rose, Pacific Point
Cardstock: Soft Suede, Pacific Point, Regal Rose, Whisper White
Accessories: Build a Cupcake punch, whisper white grosgrain ribbon, Perfect
Polkadots embossing folder, dimensionals

Here's my swap for Punch Bunch. My oldest daughter, Abi picked out the color combos for all 3 cards. I just love pink and brown together!

Stamps: Punch Bunch
Ink: Early Espresso
Cardstock: Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Whisper White
Accessories: Scallop circle punch, 1 3/8" circle punch, Finial Press embossing folder, Early
Espresso marker, Whisper White satin ribbon, dimensional

This last card was for the new jumbo wheel, In Stitches. This is a really cool wheel. I have been wanting a stamp set that has stitching markings on it. When I first saw the wheel, I was really disappointed. I wanted a stamp set! Then it dawned on me. I could cut the rubber off the wheel and then cut the stitching markers so that they are separate! And guess what, I now have my stamp set! I just use a little adhesive to put it onto one of my clear blocks and then I can stamp with it! The best part, I got a  6 piece stamp set for only $8.50! Gotta love that! 

Stamps: In Stitches, Butterfly Prints
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Wild Wasabi, Basic Black
Cardstock: Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Wild Wasabi
Accessories:  Butterfly punch, Basic Black grosgrain ribbon, twine, rhinestones, dimensional

Now you need to go find a swap and sign up! Go create something fabulous and share it with others!

Happy Stampin'!


Sara Mattson-Blume said...

Sweet cards. I was lucky enough to get the last one! Abi has a good eye for color!

Yapha said...

Great cards! I love the first one, and your stitches on the last one are so clever! What a great use of the wheel!

Jen Timko said...

These are awesome! I love the color blocked card and the Mambo with the embossing folder is really pretty!

Rhonda Langley said...

Wonderful swap cards and I really like the color combos you choose. Great idea for the wheel!

Cindy said...

You've inspired to unmount my wheel (a first for me!), and make my stitches individual, too!