Tuesday, April 29, 2014

WOYWW April 30-Rubber, Rubber Everywhere!

This is what it looks like around here when there is new rubber to be shipped to our designers!
Six sets of new rubber, including Moms, birthdays and letters to doodle!
Please scroll down to see more here and here.

Still working on my ATCs for our big up coming swap. Can you believe it is almost May?
The little bird house and flip cards are new digital files.
Lots of big storms in our area. I hope power holds and all affected are safe!

One quick card!
Going to my Tennis son.
 Took me hours to make the file for the tennis racquet.
Love this new Believe stamp set! and it come mounted on cling to boot!

Thanks for visiting and now I'm off to do the same.
Please do show me your desk!
 I promise to snoop around your blog to see all the other fun stuff.

Comments and Questions always welcomed.

Keep Calm and Call Mom!

This year I'm sending the Mother's Day cards to my kids!

These ATC's are from my "Off my desk" series.
The backgrounds are from papers on my desk that I use to wipe up excel paint.
The middle card is from a card made for me by my SIL Diana.
Knowing two would be sent off to my boys I kept glitter and gold at a minimum.
The fab stamps are from the new Quietfire Design sets

All New Stamps are 20%off!

To Ross

To Sunray

To Faith
I'm going to put my phone number on the back! My cool quotient just went way down!

Comments and Questions always welcomed!

Monday, April 28, 2014

15 Minute Wonders-Put a bird on it, Mom!

 The timer is running, and just at the "ding" I got the bird on it!
This 3D house with flowers and bird is the latest in Suzannes Silhouette Shop.
It's so simple no instruction is necessary.
Honestly, I wanted to keep going, so please don't restrict yourself to 15 minutes and create without limits!

 Looking for one of the fab star Quietfire Quotes I and ran out of time and the new rubber was sitting on the desk!

This year I am sending out the Mothers Day Cards to my kids!
This card is eligible for the Creative Cutting Challenge

FYI- tThere are six new sets of rubber- lots of Mom- and more files than you can put a bird on and the new stamps are 20% off!!!

It takes longer to write these posts, than to make any of the above!

Comments and Questions always welcomed!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

WOYWW-April 23-The Shawl and the piles!

The flip cards that ate Chicago! Suzanne keeps creating them and I keep cutting them-the crosses are a retired Spellbinders.
... and there are  cross files here.
In other news, I am working on my ATC's!

As promised!
 My DD pressed into service!
Yes dear deskers- this is short- forgive me if my visits are few this week. 
Scroll down for more on individual cards- and more to come so now that you know where I am, don't be a stranger!
Do show me yours, and leave your # in your comment so I can get back to you.
Comments and Questions always welcomed!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Quietfire Butterfly Spray and Flip cards - 15 Minute Wonders

In a word, that is how it is around here and Quietfire Design.
Suzanne just keeps the new stamps and files coming, and I stare longingly at the piles of samples on my desk (check out the WOYWW posts).

So, set your timers for two 15MW cards.

Here they are downloaded onto my mat.
Note- I have not yet upgraded to V3.

Here they are right off the mat. I usually do a sample in 65lb Neenah.

Butterfly Flip Card

  • Silhouette digital file - Butterfly flip card 
  • Double sided patterned paper
  • Gold acrylic paint
  • Scrap paper for backing
  • Washi tape
  • Glue

  1. Download and cut your card design and remove carefully from the mat.
  2. Color the butterfly drop outs and a piece of scrap to back up the cut out butterflies with gold paint.
  3. Tape your backup paper to the back of the cut out butterflies with Washi tape.
  4. Adhere the gold butterflies to the card with glue, keeping one set of wings free.
  5. Fold the card on the score lines.
  6. That's it! Admire !

Butterfly Spray Card
  1. Download  and cut the file.
  2. Still on the mat, lightly sand the butterfly spray to reveal the color underneath.
  3. Carefully remove the card from the mat. Save all your drop outs for confetti!
  4. Stamp the quote in VersaFine ink and thermal emboss.
  5. That's it! Admire!
Please give these cards a try, and post your creations to inspire me! on the Quietfire Design FB page, or leave me a link in the comments.
Be sure to check the  Silhouette store each week for Suzanne's newest designs.
Comment and Questions Always welcomed

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WOYWW April 16 - I Pause for Paws - Holy Week

It's well know that i am pet deprived, so when Suzanne sent the Pawprint flip card digital file, I flipped!!!
And how about that butterfly frame. The one on the right I sketched first, then cut.
Evolution on the butterfly flip card in the rear, and soon
{services and choir, Wed, Thur, Fri and Sunday}
I'll have a post up with some 15 Minute Wonders like the butterfly spray card in the rear.
Must fly, and I'll do my best to visit as many dear deskers as I can this week.

The weavers eye view..
Hem stitched and ready to be cut off the loom.
Fiber must be wet finished-trial by water- so come back next week to see the transformation.

Comments and Questions Always Welcomed!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

WOYWW -My Other Desk is a...

I was just about to show you my other desk, when Suzanne sent me the latest Quietfire Design Digital files, and I just had to share!
Projects later in the week over at Quietfire Creations.

Yes, almost a year and a half later, this dear shawl is patiently waiting to be born.
Do come back next week for the exciting birth of a finished fiber project!

Thanks for visiting, I look forward to doing the same for y'all.
Comments and Questions always welcomed!

Thursday, April 3, 2014

New Stamp Release! Illuminations 1/ Parsley Sage Rosemary and Thyme- The Backstory!

This window card was designed to showcase the New Quietfire Design stamps.
They are on sale at 20% off!.
For all the details of above, please hop over to Quietfire Creations.

Below you can see some of what went into the planning of this project. Lots of cutting, printing, inking, hair pulling, loud words and laughter too!
Oh yes, I printed the thyme stamp on the rosemary card! LOL

Two more photos of how it looks around here during the creative process.

If you enjoy this kind of snooping, scroll down to post below and join us each Wednesday for
Comments and questions always welcomed!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

WOYWW April 2-The Before Story- No fooling!

Dear Deskers, even as I love you as love itself, I can't show you the new stamps until tomorrow, so above you see the back of my lovely herb window card and many of the stamps that went into it and some other sneaky peaks if you know where to look.
I'm quite pleased with the project, so please hop over to Quietfire Creations tomorrow(Thursday) for the whole story and back here for the back story!

Above you see the before story. Y'all know these projects don't make or plan themselves and here is much of what went into the planning, piecing and printing (I love alliteration!) including- and who else could I share this with, the panel left front where I printed the wrong herb!!!

Thanks ever so for visiting and following(legal tender on the web) and I do promise all the details tomorrow.
Comments and Questions Always Welcomed!