Remember the Grad Cap Gift Box & Card set? It was one of the Sizzix Petal Cone Bigz L Die projects we introduced on the Stampin’ Addicts 2011 Occasions Mini Blop Hop. Well, to create that project, first you need to make this Mortarboard Card. THE CARD BASE The card base itself is a 4″ square card. Of course, black is the traditional color for. . .[Read More]
Thanks to everyone who left comments and/or subscribed to InkPaperStamps as part of our blog warming festivites, which wrapped up Christmas Day. As promised, The Dog and I have written a check in your honor to Operation Write Home. (Okay, I wrote and The Dog supervised. . . after which tedious task she demanded a snack.). . .[Read More]
Yes, it’s that time of year again–time to start thinking about Christmas lights. When I was a little girl, the iconic bulb of choice for exterior holiday décor was the mighty C9. Home after home sported these luminescent powerhouses. Some chose a single color while others added white for a peppermint (or, more rarely, spearmint) effect. . . .[Read More]
For a graduation, what’s more fitting (or fun) than a spring card? Just choose the main school color for your card base. . . . layer with coordinating cardstock and designer series paper. . . . top with a punch art cap and tassel. . . .fold that baby up and pop it in an envelope. When. . .[Read More]
This eight-layer gatefold card was presented to David and Meijie at their California wedding reception this fall. (For a close-up view, click on the image. To zoom in further, click again. Click here to peek inside.) Designed with the aid of My Digital Studio, the card incorporates Chinese tradition and references both bride and groom.
For my valentine on the Operation Write Home Veterans Day Blog Hop, I decided to do a spring card. Why just make a valentine, I figure, when one can make one that almost leaps out of its envelope to deliver a hug. Better yet, how about one that, wherever a sweetie may set it, looks great and is a constant. . .[Read More]