More My Favorite Things…

Hello. Hope you had a good weekend. My dear Shari was in town to teach with me over the weekend at Simply Scrapbooks. I love Shari, I love that store, I love the people there. Thank you to all who came to the classes. It was a full-house and so much fun! (And for those of you at the crop on Saturday – thank you for the help with the baby shower invite. I finalized the design today and am thrilled. Could not have done it without you!)

And by the way – a big happy birthday to Shari. Ken, Colin, Roxie and I adore you, girlfriend. XOXO.

I also hope your holiday was a good one. Big hugs and thanks go out to all those heroes out there… and to their families, too.

I thought I would share my last projects for my guest spot over at My Favorite Things. I adore those folks – they are so nice. SO nice. (And their products are made in the US – you know I love that.) For both of these cards, I used the die from the Die-namics Framed Greetings Die and Stamp Set, just oriented differently.

For this first one, I stamped the mailbox, colored it with Copics and then coated it with Glossy Accents. Once it was dry, I stamped over the whole piece with the background. Glossy Accents are fabulous for resist!

Making mini cards is such fun…

I colored that strip on the top of the card with a matching Copic Marker. And this little girl is actually holding mail in her hands, but I masked it off and tucked flowers in instead…

I used a tiny dot of Black Enamel Accents for the eyes. Gives it more life.

So the girl and mailbox are actually from the same stamp. I just cut them apart and did a bit of masking. So fun to get more from your stamps…

By the way, that adorable green dotted paper is from Hero Arts. It is heavy-weight paper with a white back, so it is perfect to cut into note cards. Love it. And 2Peas is selling all the patterns by the sheet instead of in the packs. Click HERE to see the yummy rainbow of colors…

Off to watch some mindless tv and listen to the hubby play the guitar. Night.

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28 thoughts on “More My Favorite Things…”

  1. Hi Jennifer! Sounds like you had a great weekend with Shari. Love these adorable cards! The colors look wonderful together. . .love that pretty green!

  2. Oh so cute cards! I love that you have shown us how to get more out of our stamps by using the same one differently! That paper does look yummy-I will check it out. Thank you for highlighting the brands you love and why-makes shopping so much easier for me!! Wish, wish I lived close to go to one of your awesome classes:)

  3. Adorable *as always*! What size are your mini cards?

    i think I need to head over to MFT and check out this stamp set!

  4. Hi Jennifer! What a great weekend it sounds like you had with Shari! :> Love these mini cards so fun and they make me happy! :> Hope you have a great week!!!!

  5. Just love your ideas. These cards are so much fun!!!! I’m so sorry I ‘m not near to take one of your classes, but I love that you share such great ideas for all of us!!!! Thanks!

  6. So sweet, I love purple and green together. That combo always reminds me of one of my daughter’s casts she had for her broken arm! Gotta love it!

  7. Pretty pretty cards, Jennifer. I have only cut one stamp apart ever, it makes me nervous – LOL

  8. Oh, I love these both! But my fave is the mailbox card – I would never have guessed that Glossy Accents resisted so well! Will definitely try that, thanks for the tip!

  9. I love both of these cards, they’re beautiful. And the green dotted paper from Hero Arts…yummy!

  10. I love everything you do and look forward to receiving your blog every night. You always do such interesting things with stamps. I’m such a weenie I’d never have the nerve to cut up my stamps!

  11. Cute cards….as always! Thanks for sharing the resist idea with Glossy Accents. I love learning from you!

  12. I know you’re a busy lady, but I hope you’ll find time soon to do the clay button tutorial you mentioned doing a while back. Pretty pleeeeze??!! 🙂 These cards are so cute!! Love the reminder that glossy Accents would work for resist! Thanks!

  13. Thanks again for giving up your holiday to teach! It was awesome! I’ve been stamping for years and yet I came home having learned so much my head was spinning and so very inspired to play! And that store is a-maz-ing! Much love, Sarah (from Nashville)

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