Archive for March 21st, 2007

My Marvelous Poppin Acetate

Mar 21, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Tutorials

Shimmery butterfly window

This butterfly is the Flowerfly image by Stampendous. Check out Eclectic Paperie-Oh My WORD!!! Thats all Im sayin! Anyway this is my technique on a window card. If it has a butterfly its mine! On the 2 cards I used the scraps from card 1 (above) to make card 2. Paper is from a gorgeous pack of Shangri-La Palette by DMD. Primas are from Jody’s daisy crazy Prima share. Gotta use my color spritzer on everything! LOL!

On card 2 I cuttlebugged it, to kind continue the circle theme. The butterfly is cut out. Happy sentiment on the circle is by CTMH Solo H set. They are the bomb!!! Love those sets. Polkadot ribbon is May arts of course.

OK so on to the HOW TO DO…..(me in my best commercial voice)

Don’t you wish you had StazOn in like every color? Well I do. While “playing” I found that by stamping white stazon, on a acetate sheet you can actually apply pastels while its still wet, kinda like poppin pastels, only they colors shows up on the acetate sheet. I LOVE pearlescent chalks for this technique cause they look so pretty from both sides. (pretty funny eh?)

Here is how I do it.


Assemble your supplies, You will need to work fast, so have everything open and ready to go!

You need acetate sheet (make sure there are no finger prints),very moist white stazon, pearlescent pastels, sponge daubers, and an embossing buddy.

Step 1-rub embossing buddy over acetate sheet

Step 2- Stamp image in whate stazon

Step 3- Quickly dauber pearlescent pastels over image

Step 4- Remove excess powder using embossing buddy. Tap of excess powder from acetate sheet.


Now you have a easy WOW!!!  So, are you gonna try it?

Circle of butterflies

Box of Easter Chocolates

Mar 21, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

chocolate bunnies in a box

Well my friend AJ (aka willowsmama) sent me this sweet bunny from Impress Rubber Stamps (and some yummy prima’s)! Thanks AJ! How did you know I loved this bunny. Here is your cyber thank you-:D

Well my mom’s birthday is on Easter this year, so I figured since I am giving her gourmet chocolates in her own Easter basket as part of her gift, that this card would be perfect! Can you say yummy Lindt chocolate bunny? I hope it makes it to her.

This was going to be for the LSC on SCS then I realized it says no choc. or coffee themed items-oops!

I made my own “candy” box. Just cut, scored and folded using the same idea as Alexa’s purse template below! Only ALOT smaller! I used my square punch for the cover. Then adhered the acetate sheet underneath, just like a real candy box. The bunnies are stamped on cocoa cardstock, in choc. chip, the cut out. The box still opens too.

Needed to use my weave bkgd I just got from Cornish Heritage Farms. Isn’t it cool? The ribbon is from Jody’s ribbon share. Its my favorite of the Lollipop ribbon. Anyway, finished with my sweet shop stamp by A Muse. Sentiment is from a retired SU set called Oh So Sweet (i think). Paper is Au Chocolat by SU! If you don’t have it you need it!

Masculine my way

Mar 21, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

Masculine card

OK I’m sure I’m not the only one who finds guy cards difficult. But I have to say I liked this one alot. Will I give it to “my” dad, NO! LOL! But I still love it.

 A girl on SCS and I switched images (sorry I forget who!) and she was sweet to send me several of this image in vanilla and white. Its Classic pick ups by Stampin up! You may not see that the image is filled in with pearlescent pastels. I like the rustic, vinatage-y (yeah I know its not a word but I like it) feel. I LOVE my Prism paper! Its got a soft textured side which was perfect for this card. Plus it matched my ribbon and PP. I love combining my goodies from different companies. What do you think? Should I buy this set?

Let me know what masculine sets you love, and feel free to enable me with a link. This is my toughest area of creativity!

Prisim cardstock- in Nautical blue light (

Patterned paper -well worn bkgd by Marcella by K (target)

Tim Holtz distressing ink in tea.

father sticker by- 7 gypsies (starlitstudio ebay store)

ribbon from Jody’s ribbon share

buttons by SEI- grandmas attic

HPH in gold 

Pearlescent pastels

glitter pen by Sakura (starlitstudio ebay store)

edge distressor by SU!

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