Thursday, July 7, 2011

"A Little Bit Late"

Hello My Crafty Friends,
Oh boy are we having some "HOT" weather here in Southern California!!! I hope you are all staying COOL in this HOT weather:)  All I want is COLD COLD water and Ice Cream LOL!!! Anyway enough complaining and lets get to my cards for today:)  I've been playing with our Embossing Powders and LOVE the "NEW" colors Melon Mambo#123223 which is one of my favorite colors and Wild Wasabi #123224 featured in The Summer Mini Catalog and big catalog HERE.  OMG! you guys I LOVE how the stamped image from Elements of Style #120045 come out! I soooo LOVE this stamped image it's so beautiful and so many possibilities!!!  I also decorated the inside of the card with the same image and the envelope.  Enjoy and thank you for stopping by and checking out my projects for today!! CLICK HERE to shop for any of the Stampin' Up! products you see featured on my projects:)
Birthday Sundaes #16 anything goes
Sentimental Sunday#62 anything goes
Heat Embossed the image with Wild Wasabi #123224
Heat Embossed with Melon Mambo #123223
I also stamped the Whisper White Envelopes #107301 
with the Elements Style Stamp#120045
This is the inside of the cards.  The sentiment is from a Hostess set 
Happiest Birthday Wishes#122617 for $15 with earned Hostess Dollars
Hostess set Happiest Birthday Wishes#122617 Wood Set#122615
Elements of Style Stamp Set Clear#120045 Wood Set#118611
Clearly for You Clear Stamp Set#121976 Wood Set#121911
Melon mambo Card Stock#115320
Whisper White Card Stock#100730
Wild Wasabi Embossing Powder #123224
Melon Mambo Embossing Powder#123223
Whisper White Envelopes#107301
Melon Mambo Ink Pad#115656
Wild Wasabi Ink Pad#109014
Embossing Buddy#103083
Sizzlits4-PK Lots of Tags#114508
Dotted Scalloped Ribbon Border Punch#119275
3/16 Corner Rounder Punch#119871
2"X1-3/8" Oval Punch #119859
StazOn Ink Pad#101406
Paper Snips#103579
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Elements Of Style - Clear-Mount Stamp120045
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  1. These turned out really pretty! I really like the added touch of designing on the envelopes! PRETTY! :o) And I see we are up late again! hahaha

  2. Very Pretty! I just love the embossed look:)

  3. Very pretty you did a nice job!!!

  4. Your hot hot hot and we are cold cold cold. Lovely cards that melon mambo sure is a nice colour.

  5. U did such an awesome job, these look great!

  6. Wow, these are so gorgeous! That stamp is fabulous! And the colors are awesome! Love them!! :)


  7. Beautiful, my friend. Absolutely perfect. I should be getting some goodies in the next couple of days. Cannot wait!


  8. Fun, fun site and great cards! Thanks for stopping by my blog and is SOOO appreciated :)
    Cindy Porter

  9. Lovely cards Norma. Beautiful colors, I especially love the green one,or it appears green. Also I have an award for you on my blog. Hugs, Pam at

  10. Thanks for visiting my blog and for following it as well! I have also become a follower of your blog!

    I love the embossing you did on these cards! Beautiful!!


  11. That heat embossing sure does make a card look elegant. One more technique I may need to try.

  12. Aww they are so cute!! Thanks so much for sharing them with us this week at Sentimental Sunday's

  13. Wow, they turned out lovely!! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment! I am a new follower of yours as well. I will be back.....
    Sherrie K

  14. I simply love what you've done with the colors and the Layout for the "Anything Goes" challenge at Sentimental Sundays this week! Please don't forget to get the free digi downloads, good luck and join us again next week!
    Tammy Louise

  15. Love the new colors Norma......your cards are very pretty!
    I'd love some heat right now.....its freezing here, I hate the cold!
    Thanks 4 joining us at Birthday Sundaes!

  16. Hi Norma! Thanks for the comment on my blog. I'm following yours now too :)

    Wow, I've never worked with colored embossing powder before. I figured as long as I had clear, black, and bronze that I was set! Your cards are showing me otherwise!

  17. These cards are beautiful! Embossing is just perfect!!


  18. These are GORGEOUS!!! I loved seeing the different colors of embossing :) Not sure which one I like better.

  19. These are beautiful!!! I am a new follower! :)

  20. Lovely makes! What a fab set! Kim

  21. The embossing is beautiful!! I love the colors you used. Thank you for playing along with my Birthday Sundaes challenge!

  22. These are both beautiful cards, thanks for sharing! Looking forward to seeing more of your great creations, I am now a follower. :)

    I would love if you stopped by my new craft blog, Made Especially For You.


  23. Norma,
    Your embossing is beautiful. Love the color of the embossing powder. I will have to get me some and try my hand at embossing. Sorry I haven't been around lately to comment on your beautiful projects. Hope all is well with you.
    Cindy Lou

  24. Long time since I saw you Norma. (I've been a little MIA)
    Great cards, as usual you did a beautiful job! Love the embossing. It was great to see you sharing with us at Birthday Sundaes!


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