Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Two Weddings and an Anniversary...Cards.

Wedding Flowers
and Butterflies

Flower and butter punch, embossing folder and pearls.
Finished size is 3-1/2" x 7.
It's been a while since I've posted to my blog.  Things have been crazy with working full-time, being a mom and wife.  Recently, I've taken up couponing and while it saves us money, it certainly takes a lot of my time.  Also, I've had to give up my demonstrator status with Stampin' Up!  It was what had to happen right now because I do not have time to devote to creating projects for workshops and blog posts.  I'm just going to create projects for cards and gifts and for fun.  Speaking of creating cards, in this post, I am featuring cards I made this month.  Love is in the air and I made cards for two weddings and an anniversary.   While I may not be a demonstrator any longer, I am happy to provide you with any assistance you need in creating cards and other papercrafting projects.  Feel free to e-mail me at cindygrigiski@gmail.com if you have any questions about the projects in this post.  

Wedding Hearts Card
Heart dies, circle punches, white dots, silver shimmer paper
silver ribbon, stamp with silver ink and silver embossing powder.
Anniversary Owls
Owl punch, circle punch, torn paper, label punch, heart punch
rubber stamp, silver embossing powder, top note die, branch punch,
silver ribbon, vellum paper.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Mother's Day Box Card

These box cards are really fun to make and they are easier than they look.  I don't have a tutorial to share but you can find lots of samples on pinterest and lots of video tutorials on youtube.  I made this box card for my my mom for Mother's Day.  All the supplies are from Stampin' Up!  It features Flower Shop stamp set and Pansy punch.  The tag is made with Label Love stamp set and Artisan Label punch. The little flower is made with Petite Petals stamp set and Petite Petals punch.  The flowers are embellished with Basic Rhinestones and Silver Baker's Twine.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Love is in the Air .... Three "Love" Themed Cards

It's April and love is in the air.  I have a friend whose son is getting married, another friend who just got engaged and my parents anniversary is next week.  So here are three cards I made this week to honor those wonderful events. 

Black and White Happy I Do Day
Stamps: Word Play (Stampin Up)
Card Stock:  All SU -  Basic Black, Basic White,  Brushed Silver
Accessories:  Heart punch, SU scalloped heart die, Scallop Circle punch, 
SU Fancy Fan Embossing Folder, 
glitter dots, Ribbon 

Turquoise Congratulations
Stamps:  All Stampin Up - A Word for You  and Hearts a Flutter.
Card Stock:  Whisper White and Tempting Turquoise
Accessories:  Stampin up Hearts of Flutter Die and Candy Dots, Fan Fan Embossing Folder,  Ribbon

Wisteria Petite Petals Anniversary
Stamps:  All Stampin Up - A Word for You  and Petite Petals
Card Stock:  All SU Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder
Accessories:  SU Candy Dots, SU Ribbon, SU Petite Petals punch, Swiss Dots embossing folder

Monday, February 10, 2014

Clean And Simple Sympathy

Sorry it has been so long since I posted anything new.  Tonight my husband relayed a message from his secretary that they needed more sympathy cards to send to clients.  I had a short amount of time so I went with clean and simple white on white design.  The flowers are from the retired Stampin' Up! set Simply Soft (Hostess Set) and the With Sympathy is from a current set Teeny Weeny Wishes.  I colored in the flowers with Stampin' Write markers.  The sentiment is computer generated thanks to an internet search with the key words "business greeting cards sympathy" and printed using My Digital Studio (MDS).  Since the inside of the card was so plain, I stamped the flowers going off the page and colored them to match the front.  This design is really simple but and now that I'm looking at it again, it can also be taken up a notch by maybe rounding the corners of the top of the image panel.  Of course a ribbon could be added but since I wanted to keep it flat for mailing at the standard postage rate, I did not want to make it bulky.  Now I'm off to make some Valentine 

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Wine, Women and Wisdom Group - Valentine Wine Bottle Tag and Gift Card -

This month I was honored to present the project for the monthly Wine Women and Wisdom group.  The theme was Valentine's day and I put together kits for the group to make hanging wine bottle tag and a 3 inch square gift card.  It was a small group his month but we had fun see below.

The kits to make the project were sold for $10 and the money was donated to a gofundme.com account of Katie Schlinger a young Florida woman who is the victim of a violent crime and had to undergo surgery for her extensive injuries and will have to undergo rehab.  You can read Katie's and donate on her gofundme.com page HERE

Thank you!

Friday, January 3, 2014

Love is in The Air - Engagement Card

Made this engagement card using retired Stampin' Up's Bashful Blue (retired) card stock and Whisper White with a little punch of Red Glimmer paper.  Heart punch from Hearts a Flutter Framelits set and Adorning Accents embossing folder and Cloudy Day (retired) embossing folder.  I  printed the sentiment using My Digital Studio (MDS) and the Chat Room Occasions digital stamp set.  The card is embellished with some Bashful Blue ribbon and Basic Rhinestones.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Festive Piercing Pack and Keepsake Ornament Christmas Card

I have been busy working on designing my Christmas cards for this year.  This is a really simple one made with the Ornament Keepsakes and Greetings of the Season Stamps sets. The stamp sets are not listed in the annual Idea Book and Catalog or this year's Holiday Catalog but are still available.  See them and other Online Only stamps HERE.  I also used the Festive Paper Piercing Pack to define the ornament stamps.  The good news is that the Festive Paper Piercing Pack is on special this week as part of Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals.  See the Paper Piercing Pack and other deals HERE.  

Card Supplies

Stamps:  Ornament Keepsakes, Greetings of the Season - Online Only 
Card Stock:  Whisper White, Really Red, Crumb Cake
Ink:  Really Red, Soft Sky
Accessories:  Silver 1/8" ribbon (Holiday Catalog), Festive Paper Piercing Pack