Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Last Sneak Peak

Here is the last sneak peak as tomorrow the new catty goes live you will be able to see it on my web site. www.elainecarter.stampinup.net
hope fully I will also get it on my Blog tomorrow as well. It holds many new stamp sets, paper, inks and many more new products.
This card uses the Top Note die(113463) and the Big Shot(113439).Made with new colors Dusty Durango, Soft Suede, and Crushed Curry ink Very Vanilla, Dusty Durango and Confetti Cream card Stock. Love this set Autumn Days (115452). Have a great day tomorrow July first is CANADA DAY.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Here is Another Sneak Peak

This one is called Autumn Days (115452) It uses Whisper White, Dusty Durango, Soft Suede, Crushed Curry ink and card stock. Also the Soft Suede polka-dot ribbon I just used the back side, no dots. Love this set one of my favorites so far from the new catalogue..
If your in the area don't forget my open house Thursday and Friday, just let me know your coming so I have enough make and takes made up. I also am having a ribbon swap the new in colors phone for details e

Friday, June 26, 2009

Another Sneak Peak

Here's another new set Animal Stories (116716) and new paper too DSP Tall Tales (115678) . This also
uses Kraft and Old Olive paper, and Chocolate Chip ink.
Happy Belated Birthday is from On Your Birthday (111664) the inside saying is from a retired set. Love this little elephant.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

sneak peak Wings of Friendship

Here is one of the new Level 2 hostess sets in the new 09-10 catalogue. Wings of Friendship made with Dusty Durango ink and ribbon, Basic Black and Wisper White This is part of a four piece set you can earn it free by hosting a workshop.
It is graduation today in our community so a very busy and special day for many. Congratulations to the grads and their families..

Monday, June 22, 2009

Bloomin' Beautiful

Here is a card we did at my last workshop. Can't see it very well but the Elegant Eggplant card stock has been put through the Big Shot with Texture Plates Kit #4((114531). Also uses Old Olive and Whisper White card stock. The image is from Bloomin' Beautiful (111490). I used Stampin Write Markers and White Craft ink, the ribbon is retired.
Thanks for checking out my Blog hope everyone had a nice Fathers Day yesterday I thought of mine many times during the day Ray and I went out for supper and the kids called home.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Sympathy Card

Black and White have always liked those together.. This card uses Thoughts and Prayers (113252) so glad it made it into the new book.This is just layering and a bit of ribbon stamp off the flower branch so easy to do. We made this at one of my last workshops.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Simple card for almost anything

Hello well the nice weather is finally here suppose to get very warm today.. Guess we will need to get the air conditioner running..
This card uses Stitched Exotics (115080) and Sweet Stems (113726) just Pretty in Pink, Black, and Whisper White card stock and Certainly Celery and Pretty in Pink Stampin Write Markers. The corners were done with the Ticket Corner punch (107214) quick and easy. Birthday, Thinking of You, Happy Anniversary, Get Well, Just a Note, Thank You, Friend to Friend, can be used for almost anything...

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Sizzix die holder

I have a very supportive husband and he made this holder as well as a few others for me. As you can see mine isn't full yet, notice I said yet!! He has also makes wheel holders, ink pad and heat gun holders. Keeps him busy in his workshop.. He does take orders so if your interested and local give us a call. Shipping I'm sure would be very high as they are heavy..
We have been having wonderful weather the last few days hope it continues, the gardens and flowers and of course the farmers really need it. Till next time e

Monday, June 15, 2009

The New In Colors

Just a sneak peak at the new in colors.. Soft Suede, Dusty Durango, Crushed Curry, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry ,and Bermuda Bay. They look even better in person.
Come check them out in person July 2 or 3rd give me a call for more information.
We had wonderful weather for the weekend nicest yet. a taste of summer, bet there were lots of sunburns. I put a timer on so I wouldn't burn. I burn and peal burn and peal so thought no way not this year. Thanks for checking my blog e.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Birthday Flower Pot

Not sure if I posted this card or not. I know I did post Mothers Day Flower pots. This uses the Big Shot and several dies. Looks better in person.
The sun is shinning again today last night we had a lot of wind but not a lot of rain.. Finally some sun.

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Made this with the help of Ray who cut the wood block for me. It's done with the Zoofari set (115116) it is on the Last Chance list so will soon be gone. just painted the wood block then attached the cut out animals with glue dots. It is not a toy as the wood will break if dropped to many times.
The sun is shinning today.. Finally

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Big Birthday Candle

Sorry the picture isn't the best. Here is another little container I did for a swap some time ago. The little guy in the middle is candy. This set Big Birthday Candle (114924) is on the Last Chance List so that means if you want it order now...
Cold again today, rained all day yesterday this has been been a very long , cold, wet Spring where is summer so we can complain about the heat....till next time..

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Fathers Day Card

Another card using Thoughts of Father (115094) This one I made for a swap at Convention 08. Uses Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip paper and ink. Took a bit of time to cut and sponge but I was pleased with the results. I colored in with our Stampin.Write Markers and added a couple of brads.
My preorder of new products has shipped so I am looking forward to making samples and swaps to share.
If you are interest in a new 09-10 catalogue give me a call or email for more information , or book a party and you could get one free.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Don't forget Fathers Day June 21

Here is a card made with Thoughts of Father(115094) This set is on the Last Chance List so if you need it or want it phone or email me (Canadians) only.. A great man set good for birthdays as well. This card is very basic uses Very Vanilla, Really Rust, Creamy Caramel, Basic Black, cutter and some sponges.
Sure turned COLD again down to 2 when I got up and suppose to be cooler yet tonight I think we will cover the tomatoes in the garden.
Have a great weekend everyone....

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Little Tag book

Made this the other day using retired paper and lots of punches.. Put it together with my Bind It All Machine. Now you can put a small picture on these tags and it becomes a mini album.
Was fun to make and not a lot of time either takes one piece of 12/12 paper plus lots of scrap paper to make the tags and punch outs...
Just wanted to let you all know that I have put in my pre order hope it ships today. name of new In Colors for those that haven't heard yet:
Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry,Dusty Durango, Melon Manbo,Rich Razzleberry and Soft Suede they are beautiful vibrant colors.. Can hardly wait to get them in my hands to play. Don't forget to check out the Last Chance list give me a quick call or order on line. Check the right hand corner on this site to see the lists. Some accessories are already sold out so order soon to have a better chance to get what you want. Canadian orders only.. Once again thanks for looking at my blog. e

Monday, June 1, 2009

June is here Last Chance List is out

Hello June 1st today, that means the retirement list or Last Chance list is out. You can see the product if you click the yellow square on the right. Many will sell out fast so if there is something that says buy me better do it now...
Summer means mowing grass , I saw a card very similar to this so had to make one.. Manly for a change this uses And Many Mower (113724) plus To the Nines Specialty (114038) and Chocolate Chip card stock, colored in the mower with Stampin Write Markers...
We are having a gorgeous day today it is 18C/64F the sun makes it feel warmer... I have finally picked my first bouquet of Lilly of the Valley for this year, and the Apple trees are finally in bloom as well. Has been a very wet, cool spring here.. till next time