Sunday, November 30, 2008
Once the kiddos head to bed I have to get my Christmas cards started or they won't be done until New Year's! Too bad Paige isn't quite big enough to help this year.
Monday, November 24, 2008
This ornament is made with the Designer Series paper that is a Level 1 hostess gift. It is a little heavy, so the points are a little more open than they would be if I used a thinner paper. I used squares that were 3" x 3". Jeong Soo likes working with paper that is slightly larger so that you have more room to work the pieces in without your fingers getting in the way.
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Paper: Old Olive card stock, Pumpkin Pie card stock, Water color paper
Ink: Black Stazon, Summer Sun Classic Stampin' pad, More Mustard Classic Stampin' pad, Pumpkin Pie Classic Stampin' pad, and Old Olive Classic Stampin' pad
Accessories: Aqua Painter and Old Olive eyelets(retired)
Stamp set: Season of Friendship
Paper: Shimmery White and Glossy White card stock
Ink: Basic Black Classic Stampin' Pad, Summer Sun Classic Stampin' Pad, More Mustard Classic Stampin' Pad, Night of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad and White Craft Ink
Accessories: 1 3/8" circle punch, stipple brush, Aqua Painter and a brayer
I started out by punching a circle in some typing paper with the 1 3/8" punch. I placed the typing paper over the glossy card stock and used the stipple brush to fill the circle in with Summer Sun. I used More Mustard on the right side of the circle for a little contrast. I then stamped the trees in Basic Black. I used the circle that I punched out and placed it over the circle of Summer Sun to mask it off for brayering. I also cut masks out of typing paper for the trees. I then loaded my brayer with Night of Navy and brayered over the glossy card stock. I went both horizontally and vertically. I then stamped the snowflakes in the White craft ink. I used my Aqua Painter (with no water) in the White Craft ink to paint the limbs of the trees. I used a cotton swab to color the snow at the base of the card. I have to make a little confession...I smudged one of the snowflakes, so I decided to run my finger through all of the snowflakes to make it look like they were falling.
Friday, November 21, 2008
I finally got around to taking the digital camera along with us to gymnastics. It is a little hard to take pictures when they are wanting you to participate along with your child! There are a few things that she can do independently, so I could sneak a few pictures.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Paper: Bordering Blue card stock, Shimmery White card stock, Whisper White card stock, Vellum
Inks: Close to Cocoa Classic Stampin' Pad. Stazon white pad, Riding Hood Red Classic Stampin' Pad
Accessories: White Taffeta ribbon
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Friday, November 7, 2008
My friend Jeong Soo came over yesterday to try her hand at stamping. She was a very fast learner! She does beautiful paper folding, so the next lesson will be her teaching me!
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Paige goes to a Toddler Tunes class on Wednesday mornings. The group has 8 kids. It can get quit chaotic but Paige seems to have fun. She refuses to say anything in the class though. Her teacher encourages them to speak in the class and there is always silence when it is Paige's turn. She will be talking non-stop before we get to class but the minute we walk in the door she doesn't make a peep. She will nod yes if she is asked a question but that is about all.
She also does gymnastics on Tuesdays. I am hoping to get some pictures of that next week and get those posted.