Just Breathe

Stampin Up Colorful Seasons Just Because cards Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

I was trying to get my creative juices flowing one evening last week and started with three favorite colors Dapper Denim, Bermuda Bay and Pool Party. Using my Sponge Brayer, if you have not yet tried these brayers they are the bomb, I rolled the ink on my card front until I obtained the depth of color I wanted. With each color the card became more soothing to me. At that point I knew I needed…

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Happy Father’s Day

Stampin Up Eastern Beauty Bundle Pinewood Planks TTTC002 Masculine card Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

  My Father’s Day card was inspired by the Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week. I chose the far right column Wood-Yellow-Embellishment for my inspiration. I started with a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Crumb Cake card stock and ran it through my Big Shot using the new Pinewood Plank Textured Embossing Folder. This folder provides deeper impressions.  I spritz a few drops of water on the card stock before embossing it to loosen…

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Pretty Petals by Concord & 9th

  The photo cannot do this card justice. The card stock is Stampin’ Up! Smoky Slate. The flowers were created with a Concord & 9th stamp set and coordinating dies called Pretty Petals. The flower is a two stamp process. The base of the flower was stamped in Wisteria Wonder and then the detailed veins of the flower are Elegant Eggplant. The center of the flowers are SU Silver Glimmer paper cut using the Concord…

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Masculine Birthday Card for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #001

Stampin Up TTTC001 Coffee Break DSP Celebrate You Masculine Birthday card.Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

Today I am participating in the NEW challenge Tic Tac Toe that was created by friends and fellow demonstrators. The talent on this design team is over the top so you will need to check it out. Here is the first challenge and I chose to go straight down the middle with Circle-FREE-White as my challenge. Click on the image to go to the challenge site. Using the new Coffee Break Designer Series Paper (DSP) as…

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