Friday, February 12, 2010

Ippity Stamps Sneak Peeks: Day 2

Hi everyone! Did you enjoy the first day of peeks yesterday? Lots of {ippity} goodness over the blogasphere, huh?!?

Today we are peeking the sets Regal Greetings and Music of My Heart!!

I have 2 cards to share and they both use Regal Greetings! I didn't plan it that way, it just happened. This first card was very difficult for me to make. My friend, Shannan lost her husband over the weekend. She and her 2 little boys are dealing with unimaginable grief right now. I absolutely could not get this card started. It took me 3 days.

Sometimes when I have a difficult card to make, I go to another stamper for inspiration. This card was inspired by Amy Rohl's amazing card here. I used one of the sentiments from Regal Greetings. The pattern paper is from KaiserCraft, their Cafe Culture line and of course the gorgeous May Arts ribbon is from Sharon's Stamp Simply Ribbon store as are the Chocolate pearl accents.

My next card uses a different sentiment and an accent stamp from the set. Using my Stamp-a-ma-jig I stamped the accent flourish on top and bottom in chocolate chip ink. Making sure to leave room for the sentiment in the middle. I embossed the sentiment in white. I added some Snow Kaiser Pearls as accents. The ribbon is Martha Stewart Seam Binding and the beautiful white flower is from Zva Creative, Sweet Blossoms. This card is pretty simple allowing the sentiment to stand alone.

Don't forget to stop by the Design Team's blogs to see more peeks. Someone is bound to show you something from the Music of the Heart set -LOL!

The FABULOUS Ippity Design Team:
Eryn Hagen
Eva Dobilas

Heather Rolin (Guest)

Kelly Landers

Lisa Henke

Maria Gurnsey


The AMAZING Unity Girls:
Christi Snow
Jessica Diedrich
Natalie Dever

Thanks for stopping by! Come back tomorrow for another 2 GREAT peeks!

Card Deets:
Stamps - Regal Greetings
Ink
- versamark, chocolate chip
Paper
- White, Kraft, KaiserCraft PP, Chocolate Chip
Accessories
- White EP, pearls in chocolate and snow, martha stewart seam binding ribbon, swiss dots EF, button from the Chocolate Collection, large oval punch, corner rounder and scalloped border punch (SU!),


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43 comments:

  1. These are so elegant and gorgeous!!! LOVE THEM :)

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  2. fabulous creations.. love your work!

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  3. Oh, Michelle! you nailed this set-really brought those images to life! as tough as that card was for you to make-it's a WOW! and I'm lovin' the white space on the second one with that pop of orange-beautiful!

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  4. both cards are gorgeous, michelle!

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  5. Your style truly comes out in both of these Michelle! I love them! I know how difficult it must have been to make Shannan's card...my heart hurts for her!!

    Your second card is a breath of fresh air, so light and cheery!! Both are incredible!

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  6. Wow! Fabulous and inspiring sympathy card and missing you card.
    I just love how you used the sentiments. You are going to make someone happy when they receive the cards in their mailbox.

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  7. Michelle, what regal-i-cious card! Love that big bow, and then the touch of orange to make the 2nd card pop rocks! Great way to show off these fantastic new Ippity stamps!!

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  8. Amazing! Elegant and gorgeous Michelle! I love your style!

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  9. I am sorry for your friend's Loss.

    The cards are just amazing and your creativity inspires me a lot.

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  10. both cards are gorgeous - I am so sorry for your friend. I tend to need sympathy cards too often and I need to have a few on hand so that the struggle is not there in the preparation! These stamps will be perfect!

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  11. Such beautiful cards, Michelle! I really love the natural colors with the bright ribbon! So pretty!
    Thanks!
    Dee (Sprytebyrd)

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  12. WOW Michelle!!!! These cards are both SO BEAUTIFUL, with the design and the AMAZING ribbon they are just WOW!!!!

    You definitely have me wanting this set!!!TFS!!!

    Jodi

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  13. Beautiful cards Michell. I love the soft natural/neutral colors.
    I am so sad to hear about your friend's loss. My thoughts and prayers are with her and her family.

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  14. Two fabulous sets of cards, Michelle! LOVE the top one - that striped ribbon is fabulous. I will be making a card for Shannan as well, even though I don't "know her" so I can show her some support. My kids are just a few years older than hers and the though of them having to deal with what those kids are dealing with (never mind Shannan!) just breaks my heart! I'm sure she will greatly appreciate your card and support.

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  15. Michelle, these are just gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!! WOW, that big bow is just incredible and love your designs as always, girlie.....hugs, Eva

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  16. Die Karten sind wunderschön !!

    Gruß

    Ursula

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  17. Wow these are beautiful! I love the ribbon on the first and I really love the flower flourish on the second. That looks so cool, especially with the pearls!

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  18. Love both your cards!! Especially the fab ribbon bow on the first!!

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  19. oh my--so pretty and AWESOME! You ROCK:) I can't wait to get my hands on these stamps!

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  20. WOW.. very elegant stamps.. I love these.

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  21. your sympathy card is beautiful and really touching. i heard about shannon's loss as well and it truly is heartbreaking...

    i love the clean look of you 2nd card as well! this stamp set looks amazing.

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  22. These are gorgeous! Simple and gorgeous! Love both of them Michelle.

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  23. OHHHHH, I like them both but that second one Knocked my Socks off!

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  24. I love Amy's work and yours is equally wonderful!! Such a sad occasion but I know this will lift up Shannon when she gets it.

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  25. Beautiful cards! Love the ribbon treatments. I especially love the one with the orange ribbon.... I love orange!

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  26. Beautiful cards!! I am so sorry about your friends loss, that had to be hard for you. Sheryl K

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  27. so elegant and totally beautiful

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  28. TWO SUPER GORGEOUS CARDS - Michelle!!! My heart goes out to Shannan and the family!!! Hugs ~S~

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  29. What beautiful cards these are girlie! My heart goes out to Shannan and her boys - I simply cannot imagine what they are going through right now. I'm sure she will appreciate this gorgeous card and the love that goes with it.

    The second card is just as beautiful!!! Love that flourish - have to say, I'm loving the look of these new sets!!

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  30. These cards are absolutely beautiful -- I especially love the first and your bow is wonderful. I am so sorry to hear of your friends loss -- what a tragedy for such a young family -- my deepest sympathy to them. I know she will treasure your card.

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  31. Omgosh! These are just STUNNING! LOVE the use of colors, images and embelishments! So elegant and classy!

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  32. the little pearls are just beautiful!

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  33. Oh, wow! Both cards are so elegant!

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  34. Wow...these are beautiful! So elegant! (I think I need to be ordering some of that wide ribbon.)

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  35. Love your cards, you are so talented

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