Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Sketch Challenge BSU102418

Hi Stampers!

Welcome back to another Broke Stampers Unite sketch challenge. 


I actually had very little stamping for this card.  The designs are from Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper!  It is SOOO STINKIN' CUTE!

I used Basic Gray as a card base. The circle was punched form Gorgeous Grape card stock with the 2 1/4" circle punch; stamped with images from the Spooky Sweet bundle.

I cut apart a sheet of the  DSP.  I used one piece for the background layer.  I cut a strip of spiders and a strip from the striped section.  I fussy cut the cauldron, cat and frog from the paper as well.  They are mounted with dimensionals. 

Let's see what Carol and Terri created using this sketch.  Terri's blog is here.  Carol's is here.  Please join us on Facebook, we would love to see your creations.

Until next time,

Happy Stamping!

Stace

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Embossing with Dies BSU101718

Hi Stampers!

This week we are embossing with our Thinlit dies using the new Embossing Mats!  I adore anything that lets me use my Big Shot even more than I already do.

I wasn't sure what I was going to create originally.  You never know where a new technique will take you.

I grabbed my thinlits, embossing mats, and some green scrap card stock.

I used my Swirly Snowflakes dies.  I embossed them on a Mossy Meadow card stock. Next I cut the shape out with the outlining thinlit. 


I really liked how this piece came out.  I wondered what it could be used for since it was a green snowflake design.  Then it dawned on me, it would go great with the Festive Farmhouse DSP- Designer Series Paper.

I can't wait to see what Carol and Terri created this week and which dies they used.  Carol's blog is here.  Terri's is here.  Join us on Facebook, we would love to see your creations.

Until next time, 

Happy Stamping!

Stace

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Color Challenge BSU100918

Hi Stampers!

This weeks color challenge is perfect for an autumn card.  

The colors for this weeks challenge are Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry and Crumb Cake. 

I love the leaves from Colorful Seasons. Just Breathe is a wonderful verse from this set as well.

Let's see what Terri and Carol created this week.  Terri's blog is here.  Carol's is here.  Join us on Facebook to share your creations. 

Until next time,

Happy Stamping!

Stace

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Halloween/Fall Challenge BSU100318

Hi Stampers!

Can you believe it is October?  Where is the time going?  The first challenge for Broke Stampers Unite is to make a Halloween or Fall card.  

I originally going to do a fall card, but I wanted to use my new bat punch from the Spooky Sweet bundle.

I used my Woodland embossing folder, with Night of Navy and Pacific Point ink placed directly on the folder.  I embossed it onto Balmy Blue card stock.  I, also, used my Aqua painter to fill in any spots that didn't quite get inked properly.

I punched several bats out of Basic Black card stock.  I placed the smallest  rhinestones on each one for eyes.  I think google eyes would be cute too, but I didn't want to run to the store.

Let's see what Carol and Terri created this week.  I'm sure their cards are super cute! Carol's blog is here. Terri's blog is here. Please share your creations with us on Facebook

Until next time,
Happy Stamping!

Stace

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sketch Challenge Broke Stampers Unite 092618

Hi Stampers!

This week Terri created a sketch challenge for us.  I decided to use the new Toil and Trouble Designer Series 
Paper.   The little black cats are just adorable. 


I also used the 2 1/2" circle punch for the moon and the cat punch to make a large black cat.  I stamped the banner with a verse from Spooky Sweets stamp set.

Let's see what Terri and Carol have created this week. Terri's blog is here.  Carol's blog is here.  We would love if you joined us on Facebook.

Until next time,
Happy Stamping,

Stace

Friday, September 28, 2018

Woodland Challenge Broke Stampers Unite Challenge 091918

Hi Stampers,
Oh my goodness, can you believe it's fall already??  I am so sad.  I miss summer already. 

I guess this challenge is perfect for this time of year.  Broke Stampers Unite Challenge technique for this week is "Woodland Faux Technique" or you may know it as embossing folder technique.  

 To create this technique, stamp your design on the smooth side of the embossing folder.  I stamped on the woodland embossing folder with one of the girls from Beautiful You.

I colored using my aqua painter and stamp pads.  I then cut the design with the stitched oval framelit. This is layered onto a piece of card stock that I ran through the Tufted Dynamic Textures embossing folder.

Carol and Terri made some awesome cards this week with this technique.   You can check them out on their blogs.  Carol's blog is here, and Terri's blog here.  You can also join us on Facebook.

Until next time,
Happy Stampin'

Stace

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Color Challenge BSU091218

Hi Stampers!

Welcome back for another Broke Stampers Unite color challenge.  This week we had to use Blackberry Bliss, Gray Granite and Tranquil Tide.

This week I used Colorful Seasons and Waterfront to create this card.

Let's see what Carol and Terri have created this week. Don't forget to join us on Facebook.

Happy Stamping.

Stace