SAF 2014 Explore the 1920’s

Commonly referred to as the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz age. The world was just coming out of World War 1 and a huge economic boom was happening.

Challenge was to use the die with clear cardstock and create a rhinestone design.


PTI 1920 set

Soft Vanilla Hero Arts Shadow Ink

Crème cardstock

Cup o’joe Midtone Hero Arts Shadow Ink

Ranger Archival Ink-Jet Black

PaperTreyInk-Ripe Avocado cardstock and simply chartreuse

Kaiser rhinestones

SAF 2014 Explore the Regency Era

The Regency Era is such a romantic era to gather inspiration from.. In the early 1820’s you would have found lovely, ornate, gold fixtures and décor in the homes. This challenge is to create with the inspiration of the regency era.



Bassill Velum 40 wt

Recollection Detail Embossing Powder Gold

Versa Mark

Stampin Up- Taffeta Ribbon 3/8 Kraft, crochet trim 5/8 Victoria

Pearls- Queen and Co

Webster Pages Sparkers

Shimmer Paper- Anna Griffin

Floral Paper- Anna Griffin

Die Cut- MDT Tag Stax

Glue Dots

Anna Griffin Flourishes Medallions

Tim Holtz Distress Ink-Spun Sugar



SAF 2014 Explore the Renaissance

One of the wonderful things about the Renaissance Era was the stunning textiles, including stamped velvet. Elegant designs were impressed into this luxurious fabric and not only used in clothing, but also drapery, book covers and more.

The challenge was to add an elegant RenDDaissance look to a project of your own using velvet stamping!



PTI Explore the Renaissance Stamp Set/Die Set

DCWV Glitzy Glitter cardstock

DCWV Twinkle Glints Cardstock

Red Velvet -Joanns

MFT- Electric Red Card Stock

Simon Says Stamps Tilted Banners Die

Simon Says Stamps All Occasion Banners (Thank you stamp)


SAF 2014 Explore Ancient Rome

Second challenge was using embossing paste to transform basic cardstock into a plaster canvas. (Faux Fescoes)

Use an outline stamps and your favorite coloring medium to replicate the appearance of painted plaster.


I loved this card, especially the stamp.



Wendy Vecchi White Embossing Paste

Artist Loft Palette knife

PaperTrey Ink Botanical Blocks II,

PTI Explore ancient Rome Set

Ranger Archiver Jet Black Ink

Tim Holtz Distress markers worn lipstick, spun sugar, spiced marmalade, tumbled glass, peeled paint, crushed olive and forest moss.

Tim Holtz Painted Paint Ink Distress Ink

Ranger Misty Bottle

Ranger Craft Mat

Stampin Up Olive Cardstock

PTI Communique Curves Sentiments



Stamp a Faire Morning Time Challenge

We where challenged to design a card with a color script and Sketch recipe to design a card within 20 minutes. I made mine with almost 8 minutes to spare. I actually liked this card it is CAS card. I noticed that you can’t see the two colors in between they are there





Paper: Berry Sorbet PTI Cardstock, White Cardstock

Ink: Berry Sorbet Dye Ink PTI, Hero Arts Shadow Ink: Soft Cantaloupe, Tide Pool, Simon Says Stamp Ink Cotton Candy and Sea Glass. PTI Think Big Favorite #13 Stamp Set Circle Scribbles