Saturday, June 27, 2009

Clear Dollar Stamps - Sneak Peek Day 1

Good morning everyone! Hopefully, I got to sleep in this morning. Today is the 1st day of sneak peeks for Clear Dollar Stamps. All the stamps shown from today until June 30 will be available for purchase on July 1st (Yikes! July already).

The stamp set that I'm showing is called Sheltering Lights and is a great lighthouse set. Anybody who loves lighthouses, the ocean, or the stories behind them will love this set. I've got two cards to share with you.

For my first card, I used Copics to color my image and then added some great paper from Close to my Heart called Simple Pleasures. I loved the blues and browns of the paper. I also did a lot of stitching with my sewing machine for this one and accented with some buttons from Papertrey ink and I tied them off with some jute/string/hemp.

I really like the layout of this one and like I said, I love the calmness of this paper.

For my second card, I grabbed some retired Stampin Up! paper that I've used before. I love the softness of the colors and patterns of this line.

I used Copics for this image as well and used some weird colors, but I think they turned out alright for the most part.

I used a SU! punch for my sentiment tab and a EK Success border punch for my border at the bottom of the card and I finished it off with some plain cream satin ribbon.

This is it for me today, but there are lots of other new release sets being featured today. These are the names of the stamp sets:

Sheltering Lights
Shining Strength
Lost in Space
My Little Ballerina

Check on these lovely ladies blogs to see peeks of the stamps above:


Don't forget that the JULY GUEST DESIGNER CHALLENGE is in full swing. You have until June 30th at 3pm CST to get your entry in. Remember, you can't be chosen if you don't enter. Check out all the details HERE.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day. Check back here tomorrow for more sneak peeks!


Cassie said...

Very beautiful, Katie! I love how you colored both samples, and your details are wonderful ;D

Nancy ~ Inkcicles said...

Great creations Katie! Awesome stitching too!


The Stamper's Touch said...

Wow, these cards are stunning, that's for sure!! I love the stitching on your first card!!! Thanks for sharing!


Dawn (flowergal36) said...

These are really pretty Katie. I love the stitching you did. I have had such a hard time with m y sewing machine. Love this. Can't wait to see the new sets.

Vicki said...

Beautiful cards! The coloring is so pretty and that stitching is spot on! Blessings to you!

Desire Fourie said...

Katie these cards are just gorgeous. Love the images and your designs ... so true to your style. Hugs from Desire

Shawne said...

I love the colors on that fist card, it is so serene!

Scrubbysue said...

I LOVE the lighthouses katie! just beautiful!! and that blue paper really makes it pop on that second one!

Lisa Lara said...

Real beauties Katie!!!!!!!

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