I have a whole new blog design! So to celebrate my new  design, I am will give out a special gift to someone who posts a comment on my blog during this month! You have until May 29th to post a comment and on the May 31st, I will choose a winner! Let me know what you like about my blog or what would like me to feature on my blog in the future. Look forward to hearing from you and your ideas as how I can better serve you, my customers!

All the projects posted here were for the SUDSOL blog tour on May 17 and used new products from Stampin' Up!'s 2011 Summer Mini catalog. My first card uses the one Sheet Wonder technique.

Project One:

I used The Open Sea stamp set for the One Sheet Wonder Background.

Stampin' Up! The Open Sea Nautical Expedition Jeannine Tarrio SUDSOL Blog Tour


1. Sahara Sand: 4 1/4" x 11" scored at 5 1/2"

2. Chocolate Chip 1 1/4" x 3 1/2"

3. Nautical Expedition 4" x 5 1/4"

4. Whisper White 1" x 3 1/4 & 5/8" x 1 7/8"

5. Cherry Cobbler 3/4" x 2"

6. One Sheet Wonder piece

Other Supplies: Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine

Project Two:

A summer birthday card – don't you love it? I used the colors in Beyond the Garden Designer Series Paper for my palette for this card.

Perfect Punches Stampin' Up! Jeannine Tarrio SUDSOL Blog Tour Beyond the Garden Big Shot


Stamps: Perfect Punches

Cardstock: Tangerine Tango, Wild Wasabi, Whisper White, and Daffodil Delight

Ink: Basic Black

Accessories: Basic Jewels Rinestones, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Wide Oval Punch, Itty Bitty Punches, 1/2" circle punch, Big Shot, and Flower Garden Textured Embossing Folder.


Last Project:

Have you checked out the Strength & Hope sstamp set on page 27 of Stampin' Up!'s 2011 Summer Mini Catalog? It is a beautiful set and very versatile. I made the monochromatic card below using several mini catalog products.

Stampin' Up! Strength & Hope Monochromatic Card The Brest Cancer Research Foundation


Stamps: Strength & Hope

Card Stock: Melon Mambo, Pink Pirouette, Pretty in Pink, Regal Rose, Whisper White

Ink: Melon Mambo

Accesories: Blossom Bouquet Triple Layer Punch, Flower Garden Textured Embossing Folder,Big Shot, Pretty in Pink 5/8" Satin Ribbon

Well, I hope you enjoyed these Summer Mini Projects and don't forget to leave a comment so you can be entered into my blog candy contest!  Thanks for visiting my blog and stop by soon again!