When I received the Stamping 411 email with the CAS card by Robin Merriman I was just blown away with the elegance of the card but also the simplicity of the technique. Since there were just a couple more Christmas cards that I needed to make I went right into my very messy craft room and made two CAS cards a Christmas card and a birthday card using Robin's technique. Both cards use gold embosssing and gold smooch on the base card and Very Vanilla Card stock. All supplies are SU except for the red berries which are made with red stickles. I should have used SU red glitter since the stickles takes forever to dry and naturally I smudged some of the berries.
Check out the 411 CAS technique at
and Robin's blog at
Friday, December 24, 2010
Monday, December 13, 2010
Our Thursday Stamp Club Christmas Party was actually a Christmas Tea. After we made our little snowman card and our Luminere project we sat down and had a leisurely tea somewhat like I remember enjoying at the Empress Hotel in Victoria British Columbia with little smoked salmon, egg salad and ham and cheese tea sandwiches. Of course we started with the Empress Hotel Champagne cocktail. Then we finished with Christmas cookies and mulled cider. It was a nicechange of pace to be able to just sit back and visit with everyone. Here we are the Thursday Stamp Club.
The flickering tea light shows up nicely through the vellum.
Monday, December 6, 2010
A while back Sandi Mac Iver posted pictures of her "Alice in Wonderland" clocks and our talented new SU Demonstrator Claire cased them and made 5 of her own clocks. Claire bought me my own clock kit and this is what I came up with for my clock. As you can tell I definitely cased Sandi's idea. Here is the url to Sandi's SplitCoast post:
I think my clock needs a little more bling but I can't think of what to add? Any suggestions would be welcome.