All on Black TGIFC225

I was intrigued by the TGIF Challenge this week – All on Black. I love the use of black in fashion, interior design and of course crafting projects. So I took on the challenge. I used SU Petal Pink card stock and retired Petals & More Thinlits to create a trellis on SU Basic Black card stock.  This was layered on a brushed rose gold foil from Tonic Studios.  Then using the Spellbinders Glimmer Foil…

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Country Home Hello

We are in the dog days of summer here in SWFL. The humidity is stifling and we are counting down the weeks until we begin to feel some hints of cool air. So it seemed fitting to pull out a fall inspired stamp set. I love the Woven Threads Trim. It adds fun soft texture to the project without getting too frilly. Here is a close up of the focal point. I had colored the…

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Magnolia Wreath for GDP #201 Color Challenge

This week’s Global Design Project is hosting a Color Challenge with the rich jewel tone colors of Mossy Meadow, Merry Merlot and Pretty Peacock.  I am eagerly awaiting my Stampin’ Up! Holiday catalog pre-order due to arrive tomorrow. So I dug into this Concord & 9th Magnolia Wreath Bundle for the challenge. I used retired Wood Textures DSP for the backdrop; I would love to see this DSP return. The wreath is stamped in Mossy…

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Beautiful Washi Tape Flowers

Stampin up Floral Essence Washi Tape Anytime card idea Michelle Gleeson Stamping SU

When I saw the Floral Essence Washi Tape in the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog I was intrigued and added it to my first order.  When it arrived I immediately opened it and placed the petals on the corner of a A2 card. It was super fun to see the flower come alive. And then I put the card to the side because I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do with it. Over the…

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