Monday, April 30, 2012

Rummage Sale find- for my dies

Here ya go, ladies.  My find at the rummage sale.  i keep it right by my cutting table, so I have easy access to all my dies and embossing folders.  i can just run through the folders for easy reach... Love it!  Thanks for asking me to post.  Let me know if you like it.  Thanks for looking.  Carol Smith


And you can see I still have room for MORE!!!   (Wink)

Friday, April 27, 2012

Sunny Morning chat challenge

Ladies, I almost didn't enter this challenge:  Join us for the Sunny Morning chat challenge over at  Out challenge this time was a TEMPLATE card:  You girls may want to disqualify me, but my backgrounds are not stampin up,nor is the flower.  But look at it!  I may be wrong, too, but my idea of a template is a stencil:  that said, this is what I created.  I used the Fleur Deli in the Elegant Trio stencil set to match my background paper.  Lovely and added the little leaves edged in glitter, and glittered my stencil (TEMPLATE)  Hope you like it.  the lettering is embossed in black, also.  Carol Smith  (I think God has someone special in mind for this card).

With deepest sympathy

I just LOVE this DSP:  (Thanks, Denise)!  I used it for my background, and used the new yellow ribbon for my scrunch strip up the side.  Put a little bee in the corner, and add glitter to the wings.  Gorgeous.  Thanks for looking. Carol Smith

Vintage Vogue

This was easy.  From Vintage Vogue:  sponge ink around edge of card, and stamp up the folded side, make a flower, cut out and mount on a border punch(which is hard to see) and you're done.  Thanks for looking. Carol Smith
This is so cute; made from a retired stamp set, but so pretty.  Thanks for looking.  Carol Smith

French Foliage

Friday, April 20, 2012

Good Day, ladies. this card is Cased, but i love it.  It is embossed in white, and I sponged Soft suade over it.   The background i folded the corners in and put it through the crimper.  Unfold and mount the fruit over the center. Wrap string around and fasten with an antique brad.  Can be a masculine card.  Try it...  Carol Smith

Because I care

Hi, ladies.  This card is absolutely gorgeous in person.  It just "Happened" to put itself together like this. I had no previous idea, just bits and pieces.  The berries have the crystal glue on them, and the words are embossed in white.  I punched the edge of the card, and put an embossed background beside it.  Tell me what you think.  Thanks. Carol Smith
THis one, I like because the rose is embossed in white, and sponged over top, and the rose stands out through it.  Not sure how I like this in the picture. It is prettier in person.  Carol Smith

simply soft

These cards are copied from Stamping with Klass-  "I hope you don't mind, Bonnie".  I made these for my church to have on hand when needed for corporate signing.  I think they are very beautiful.  Thanks for the idea, and I hope you enjoy them.  Carol Smith

Simply soft

4 cards, different occasions.  Tha nks for looking.  Carol Smith

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Sunny Morning Chat Challenge

Ladies, come join us over at our chat challenge at and see what we are making!   This week was brayering, which I'm VERY green at, but I did it.  I just brayered some orange, yellow, and olive on a whole sheet of cardstock to look like a plaid, and then cut it into quarters.  I then embossed the hello doily into the corner in white, and put a  quarter of a doily die on top with ribbon.  Then I stamped the "so sweet" stamp and embossed that with the emboss oval frame.  Color.  And I also embossed across the bottom with the hearts strip emboss folder.  WOW! I had NO idea what would happen, but I like it.  Most of my cards happen that way.  (divine intervention)  Hope you enjoy it.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

So Sweet

Hey ladies, I just made this one this evening.  I had some pieces laying on  my work space, and this is what happened to them.  Turned out pretty cute.  I just embossed the cardstock, and rubbed ink over it, and put my image on a circle, and put glitter on the outside edge.  A double bow, and I'm done.  Do you like it?  Thanks for looking.  Carol Smith