Tuesday, August 11, 2009

New stamps....new toys (I mean new inspiration!!!)

Okay, so I admit! I am officially an addict. I am addicted to stamping and I must say that I have learned SO MUCH MORE about stamping since becoming a Stampin' Up demonstrator that it is really unbelievable! I always enjoyed scrapping and papercrafting before, but now I have so many tools that help me as a demonstrator - a terrific website, a delightfully inspiring magazine that leaves me waiting for more each month, and terrific demos that I learn from each day through the web! I didn't even make this post a plug for becoming a demonstrator...it just happened!
Anyway, I got in a whole new set of stamp sets yesterday and just had to sit down and create more with some of my sets! I was so proud of myself when I got finished. The blue is a little fluorescent in the picture, but it really looks nice in person. I liked the brown/turquoise color combo at http://www.thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/ and have really enjoyed the Stamps, Ink, and Paper challenge on http://www.soshelli.com/ website. So that is where this card set came from.
All right...all of the cards stick with this basic recipe:
Stamps: Wings of Friendship (and one card uses the for you from Fresh Cuts)
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Tempting Turquoise
Paper: Kraft, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Tempting Turquoise, Pink Flamingo DS


Ann said...

Love that bird stamp and all your cards are really cool.
Ann xxx

Heather said...

Love the whole collection... and they are definitely "toys!" :)

Liz said...

These are beautiful! I love the colour combo, and the different cards you made with the same stamps.

Melissa Sauls said...

Great cards and I just LOVE that color combo!

Carol said...

Gorgeous cards Val! not suprised you are pleased with yourself :)
You've done a great job, that bird is just gorgeous....thanks for sharing with us :)

Carol x

PaperCrafty said...

Wonderful set of cards!! Thanks for playing with us at TPE!!


LORi said...

wOW!! Super beautiful!!!!

tina said...

Don't you just love new toys? :) Lovely job on the cards! Thanks for creating with us @ TPE this week. :)