Saturday, 19 February 2011

Stamp It!

Hey!

So it's the first day of half term - a whole week off and what do I wake up to? Yup, SNOW! Man, I thought we'd had enough of this white stuff for one winter...guess I'll just have to stay indoors and ink up some new stamps then *grin*

Speaking of stamping (see what I did there?! Smoooooooth transition of subject lol!) have you checked out the special Paper Crafts Stamp It! Techniques issue? Whether you're an expert stamper or just starting out, it has something for everyone! It certainly reunited me with a few techniques that I hadn't tried out for a while.

I was very excited when this issue landed on my doorstep (thanks, Lynn!), not only for all the inspiration I was gonna get from it, but because I had a couple of cards in it myself! Thanks so much for the opportunity, Paper Crafts!

Here's one of 'em you can find on page 41

Enjoy the Journey

This was to demonstrate paper piecing. Used all my DP scraps on this baby and yes, it was kinda fiddly to cut out but totally worth it :)

My other card demonstrates heat embossing and features lots of.....green! Be sure to check it out on page 12 along with all the other amazing creations!

Right I'm off to pretend to do some chores but really get off to get acquainted with some new Hero Art goodies that landed on my doorstep this morning! I wonder how they got there? Tee hee!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Catch ya later!







Card Deets
{Enjoy the Journey}
Stamps: The Whole Cycle (Practicing Creativity Designs)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)/Versamark
Cardstock: Soft Stone, Kraft (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Paper: Summer Sunrise Bitty Box Basics, Pure Poppy Bitty Dot Basics (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Chompy! (Corner Chomper - We R Memory Keepers)

20 comments:

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

No wonder this was picked up lady - it's a stunner!! Totally worth all the effort cutting out! I have so got to order a copy of this magazine!! Congrats!!

Karen B. said...

Congratulations Miss Aimes! Love this card and your stunning choice of colors. Gonna let PCD know to facebook this little gem, and congratulations for being published!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Oh so cute card! Sure wish we could take a bike out for a spin; just too chilly and probably would need skies on the wheels! So enjoy getting inky and hopefully the rest of the holiday week will warm up for you!

Rhonda said...

Oh my goodness!! This is truly CUTE!!! Nice job on being published. You so deserve it.

Lynn said...

Aimes...loved this in the magazine...and still LOVE it! Don't know how you had the patience to paper piece the bike...stunner!

Ann said...

Love this SO much! I'm too lazy to paper piece areas that small! LOL

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Oh this is awesome, I just cased your card for the Wee Memories challenge, find inspiration in this month's paper crafts magazine, http://homemadecardsbyerin.blogspot.com/2011/02/bring-on-happy-birthday-bicycle.html

Mandy said...

Fabulous card Aimes...love the paper piecing!

I have that half-term feeling too, really looking forward to getting lots of crafty time next week!

Hope the snow doesn't last too long.

Enjoy half-term

Mandy

Terri said...

Very cute! Congrats on getting it published too! Hope the snow goes away soon.

Diane Jaquay said...

LOVE this Aimes, CAS, but with a such a great POP of color!!!

Andrea M said...

Congrats on the pubs girl! So well deserved! This card is such a fabulous example of your beautiful style!!!

Linda said...

Great card! Congrats on making the mag ... twice!! It may have been fiddly, but that's one reason it deserves to be there. And the colors are fabulous - they pop right off that kraft background. (the polka dots are my fave) Love seeing your work!

Ayana Posadas said...

Loveee your paper-piecing. It came out so PERFECT! Fabulous card, and congrats on getting published! :)

Stephanie said...

Eeek....how excited was I to receive a comment on my blog from the famous Aimes - glad to see you haven't forgotten your old pals ;) lol Getting bored of congratulating you now....although when you become a PTI DT member I may pop by to join in the celebrations - can't be much longer now! XOXO

Katiejane said...

Congratulations Aimes, that's great news! We're both in the spotlight this month! Woohoo, happy days :) Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog.
Enjoy your week off, I bet you'll have a ball with your new Hero Arts stamps *heaven*
That card is pretty damn cute by the way and very eye catching :)
Hugs,
Katie x

Sharron said...

Fabulous, Aimes!--definitely deserved to be selected for publication. Great colors and so amazing to see the perfectly cutout paper pieces. Great job!!!

Rachel Izakowicz said...

Woohoo! I was so excited when I saw your card in Stamp It! What an accomplishment and what a great CAS card. Well done! xx

Nerina said...

OOOOOH - Congratulations! I'd love to get my hot little hands on a copy of that maggie ... mmmmm!!

Susan Raihala said...

AWESOME!!!!! Congratulations and yes, the fussy cutting was definitely worth it!!!!

Shauna said...

This is precious! I love how those colours just pop off the page.

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