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Welcome to my blog!! I started this blog to share my cards with everyone who shares the same passion. I love to share inspiration, meet new friends and to have a place where you can come for some old fashion fun!! I am a Stampin’ Up demonstrator located in San Antonio, Texas. The wonderful quality products offered by Stampin' Up just add to the fun! I post a new project every week. So come join the fun and let's start Stampin'!!!

"The Boss"

"The Boss"
This little guy is Oliver. He is the one and only Mama's boy!!!

"The Spotted Demons"

"The Spotted Demons"
Tucker - Part Termite and Vacuum Cleaner.

Maggie - Part Grasshopper and Lover Girl.

"Molly"

"Molly"
Who are you calling a cat? Me? Woof!!!

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Feb. 4 & Dec. 1, 2012 April 13, 2013

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June 9, 2013

Stampin' Pretty " A Card for Dad"


This week I'm featured as a guest on Mary's Fish's blog Stampin' Pretty!!
I'm so excited to be featured as her guest again!!!
Since Fathers Day is coming upon us fast; I decided to do a "Card for Dad".  There are just so many cool sets to choose out of our Stampin' Up catalog!!!  Anyway, I decided finally on "By the Tide" stamp set  from our new
2013-2014 Annual Catalog.
I absolutely love this set for masculine cards!!!! 
Here's my creation below!!


....and a picture of the inside.


I began my card with Soft Suede, Island Indigo and Crumb Cake.  The Island Indigo I thought would be a fun twist on typical colors and add some interest to the card.  In addition, I used Calypso Coral marker for the reef and the same color for the fish with a touch of Island Indigo and Soft Suede markers.  All were blended in with a Versa Mark pen.  The background used the Fancy Fan Fold that to me resembles seashells.  I then fussy cut the fish, the coral and the shell.  I felt the card needed depth, so I positioned the fish and coral with
Stampin' Up Dimensional's.   So much fun!!!

As always, I love to see your comments!!  There's a complete list of the supplies I used below.  Please feel free to email me any questions.  

Have a wonderful week!!!!!

Amy

Stampin' Up Supplies:
Paper: Crumb Cake, Soft suede, Island Indigo
Stamps:  By the Tide
Ink:  Early Espresso, Calypso Coral, Island Indigo, Versa Mark, Clear Embossing Powder
Fabulous Tools: Big Shot, Heat Embossing Tool
That Special Touch:  Fancy Fan Embossing Folder










6 comments:

Mary Fish said...

even the interior is perfection! thank you for being my guest stamper today. i'm so proud to share your work! hugs, m

ellen lovesstamping said...

Amy, You are amazing. Your talent is wonderful. You made a beautiful card for your husband and the father of your children.
He should be very excited to see this card. Your ideas are great. Thank you for sharing with all of us. Happy Stamping Ellen Hinds

Katie said...

Great card! I especially love the stamped envelope flap! Looks really good with the fish. I have stamped the address side of the envelope. Why have I never thought to stamp the flap?! I will now!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Just gorgeous Amy! WOW!! Now that's some fussy cutting perfection right there! :)

Penelope Nichols said...

Amy your card is stunning? I love the colors and everything about this! Wow!
A fellow Pal
Penny

Penelope Nichols said...

Love your blog. Your animals are adorable! Love your Kitty especially!