Tuesday, January 25, 2011

My Pink Stamper--Design Team Post

The Design Team at My Pink Stamper is having our first "official" post as a group today over on Robyn's Blog. I am so very lucky to be working with these very talented women. I have been having a great time getting to know them all. Our challenge for January was to use PINK, LOVE and either the Love-alicious or Happiest Moments stamp set from the My Pink Stamper collection of stamps. Please go over to My Pink Stamper and check out all the creativity in these projects :-)
I bought a package of Shimmer Sheetz by Elizabeth Craft Designs when Patty and Traci and I went on our stamping "field trip" recently. Patty was in love with these sheets and I thought I would give it a try and it was PINK!
I had an idea in my head and wanted to see if it would work. I made a file in my Gypsy for the front of the card to be cut on the the Shimmer Sheetz. It is a mylar--sort of like a thick transparency. I used a multi-cut of 3.
As you can see, I cut hearts and a journaling spot out and was using the negative. The hearts will have a home on another project.
The next step was to trace the hearts onto the paper that would lay underneath the Shimmer Sheetz. I ended up using another pattern of paper in the end, but did it the exact same way.
My next idea--use every stamp on the Love-alicious stamp set! And...I did! I masked off each heart I had traced with scrap paper. Added random stamps to a block and stamped over each individual heart.
This is what it looked like when that part was done. Quite the mess, wouldn't you say? But not for long!


The Shimmer Sheetz was added back onto and I really loved the look! I stamped and embossed the sentiment, also from the set, added some ribbon, a pin and used a Martha Stewart Hearts punch along the side of the card.
Stamp Line: My Pink Stamper Love-alicious
Cricut Cartridges: French Manor--Label @ .39 inches and Create A Critter--Heart @ 1.61 inches
Punch--Martha Stewart Heart Around the page punch

In honor of this being our first Design Team post of 2011 I am giving away, to one lucky person, My Pink Stamper's Love-alicious Stamp Set. All you have to do is leave a comment by Wendesday, January 26th @ 10pm Central Time. Please leave your contact information with your comment in case you are the one!!  
I will pick a lucky winner with a random generator.
Good Luck!




86 comments :

  1. Ohhh so cool. Love how you did it. Looks really really pretty =)

    Hugs from Lilli =)
    l.a.nikolaisen at gmail dot com
    www.crazycardmaker.blogspot.com

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  2. Maria, this is soooo beautiful!!! I love how you used every single stamp in the set. You are so creative!!

    Hugs,
    Shelley

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  3. Maria, this is just awesome!! Everything you do is so unique. So inspiring!

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  4. Wow! Such an amazing project. It shows all the details when you see all the stamps you used in it.

    Angela
    Simple Creations

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  5. How cool and creative is this, Maria! Fabulous that you used ALL of the stamps. Adorable card! xxD

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  6. I'm new to your page and
    Wow, I love this idea.. soo cute and simple!!!
    Great Job!!

    stacey_tran18@hotmail.com

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  7. Came over from Pink Stamper, loved your card, first & best in my opinion. Love your blog.
    suzanne
    elmore@marktwain.net

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  8. Hi Maria!
    Your card is absolutely gorgeous! I am new to your blog...but will be a follower from now on! Congrats on making the team...wouldn't have found you if it weren't for Robyn. Can't wait to see what you create next & THANK YOU for the chance to win!
    Hugs from R.I.,
    Laura =:8
    coconutbunnie@yahoo.com

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  9. I love your card. It is so cute.

    brittmartin1288@yahoo.com

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  10. Beautiful card, I love how you used all of the stamps from the Lovealicious stamp set.

    tlmunyon@yahoo.com

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  11. SO very creative, love that you used all the different stamps and the paper is just fabulous :)

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  13. This is so cute. I had to come one over to see how you made this! XOXO, Julie. :0)

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  14. Maria, very beautiful, who wouldn’t want to receive a card like this,very creative.

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  15. This absolutely gorgeous! I love it! Thank you for sharing your talent.

    blimanen at msn dot com

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  16. Maria I love your card! When I first saw it this morning I didn't realize the stamped background. Then when I looked again, all I can say is WOW. That must have taken some time w/ some awesome results. Love it!

    Pam
    Simply-Pam.blogspot.com

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  17. This is super creative Maria - I love how you used all of the stamps! You are so inspiring. Thanks for being a wonderful Head Designer for our team. :)
    ♥Tracy

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  18. Maria, I just love your card. What an awesome technique. I love that you sudes ALL of the stamps. Thanks for sharing so much detail.
    Lori

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  19. How very creative! Love the idea and the card! TFS

    Kelly
    kbiendesigns@gmail.com

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  20. you are a very talented and clever lady my friend...this is a lot of awesomeness :)

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  21. Great card. What a fabulous technique! Love it!

    ginger@mysistersscrapper.com

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  22. Love this! I may have to try this technique one day! TFS.

    britngavin@clearwire.net

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  23. This is so unique! I love this card.

    kimappelt@sasktel dot net

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  24. Maria,

    This is awesome! I love how you used the negative space for the card front.

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  25. HOW CREATIVE! I LOVE YOUR CARD! I MUST SAY THIS IS THE BEST IDEA I HAVE SEEN YET! THANKS FOR SHARING!
    I AM A NEW FOLLOWER :-)

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  26. This is such a cute idea! Love it. Thanks for sharing and thanks for the opportunity to win!

    kgmom2abcd at gmail dot com

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  27. Love your card. Thanks for all the great work you do.

    Janell

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  28. Love this idea! Thank you for sharing it. Look forward to many more creative ideas from Robyn and "her team".

    Sharon
    skbarrett42@yahoo.com

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  29. You card is so cute. Gotta get the creative juices flowing and start on my husbands vday card.
    TFS your work with us!
    Sandy

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  30. Love how you see the text through the heart shapes.

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  31. Maria - I just signed up to follow you! This is so awesome...I hope you don't mind if I scaplift it!!! :0) Awesome jo!
    smandalou at yahoo dot com

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  32. I love the idea I am going to try it on my valentine cards. You did such a great job.

    Donovanana@gmail.com

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  33. Love this!! Very unique. You did an excellent job!!
    Carrie
    carriedan1 at live dot com

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  34. I love the way you were able to use every stamp from the set. It turned out awesome! TFS!
    Snowflake2818@aol.com

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  35. How beautiful!

    VinDeeLoo
    vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

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  36. Wow!!! Awesome job!!!

    Yvette

    ewokyoda at yahoo

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  37. Very Pretty!! LOVE the peek-a-boo effect!

    Susan
    auntsu57 at aol dot com

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  38. i LOVE LOVE LOVE this card!! i so want to try this. I dont yet have the stamp set, so would love to win!! great idea!!!
    Kristi
    kbeckett982@982@gmail.com

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  39. What a great idea - I love love love it.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    Karen
    chevyz7one@yahoo.com

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  40. Wow, I've never heard of the shimmer sheetz - they're really cool. Great tutorial and beautiful card!

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  41. WOW Maria,
    This is too fabulous! Waay to use your stamps! You are so super creative! And I have never seen shimmer sheetz (WANT) WOW thanks for sharing some great techniques!
    ~Raechel

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  42. Fabulous card! Thank you for the step by step!

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  43. Fantastic card! Thank you for the how to!

    Carol
    clworkman4 at gmail dot com

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  44. WOW, how creative!!! I love your card so much.
    Big HUGS
    Cristi

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  45. So Neat!! I love how you cut out the hearts..Very cute card!! TFS

    Hugs, Sheena

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  46. Maria, love the heart shaped windows! Great job! :o)

    Michelle

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  47. Such a neat idea! I never would have thought of something like that! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Meredith
    mcshupe@att.net

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  48. how creative ! I love it !

    the condes at gmail dot com

    HUGS !!!

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  49. How creative yo plan this card! Beautiful.
    gram gram 66 @ g mail dot com

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  50. Oh my I love this card! I'm going to have to try this soon!!

    lissa_19@hotmail.com

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  51. Loved your card. Such great ideas.
    deannajv@aol.com

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  52. Neat idea! :) Thanks for sharing!

    Bertramcm20@hotmail.com

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  53. Beautiful card very creative. Cant wait to see more. hurdlori at sbcglobal dot net

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  54. Your card is gorgeous! I love the pink colors and the use of the Shimmer Sheetz. I've never heard of this product before but now I have to buy some. LOL. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us.

    coupondenise at live dot com

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  55. Awesome ideas and beautiful card...glad to be a new follower. lori at truedungeon dot com

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  56. Your shimmer sheet idea is amazing - I absolutely love it!!! I am going to have to go on a shimmer sheet hunt!! Thanks for the inspiration!!
    herzigfam@yahoo.com

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  57. What a cool idea. Love the card
    Thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win the stamps.
    bdtktr at gmail dot com

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  58. great project! i love the detailing you did with the stamps!
    thanks for the chance to win :)

    corylyndimmer@hotmail.com

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  59. This is such an interesting technique. It came out beautiful. I will be trying this soon!

    Olivia
    ojdorman at gmail dot com

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  60. Love the heart cut-outs, I would love to try this with vellum paper.

    lflines@comcast.net

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  61. This is really pretty! I love that shimmer paper. Thanks for sharing!
    -Jessica
    jessica dot a dot stevenson at gmail dot com

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  62. Really nice card great design.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  63. Great way to incorporate all the stamps into one card.
    God Bless
    Sherry
    needingJesusdaily@hotmail.com

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  64. Love your card!!! Beautiful!!

    Sherri
    sherri@cwik.org

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  65. cute card! I was wondering how you did that!
    wolfescrappers@aol.com

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  66. Love it.....Love it....Great idea...Thanks for sharing.

    AnnCarolW@aol.com

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  67. Awesome technique! TFS!
    http://my3escrapbooking.blogspot.com/

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  68. I love the shimmer sheets, and how you totally thought outside of the box on how to make a card! Fantastic, thanks for the great share and I'm a new follower!
    I'd love if you have time to check me out too! Thank you again!
    Lisa
    summer_sunset54 at hotmail dot com

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  69. Oh wow your card is sooooooo cool!! I love your creativity!! :)
    Melanie
    turner 1006 at bellouth dot net

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  70. love the card, great job
    Patti~
    pattijb2010@gmail.com

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  71. Very clever and such a cute idea.

    http://cricutmyway.blogspot.com/

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  72. What a neat effect. Congrats for making Robyn's DT. I am a new follower.

    Sue
    rolfe974@prodigy.net

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  73. Cute project. I just might try that, its looks so cute!!

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  74. Lovely card and so creative with the stamps. Hoping the creativity will rub off on me by studying your blog. Beautiful work.
    shirleyhouston5@msn.com

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  75. Beautiful card! I love your idea!

    pisces_9315@yahoo.com

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  76. This is such a beautiful card.... I love how you did this!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    ~Ola
    okj83 at live dot com
    zloe.blogspot.com

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  77. simple but yet very pretty and meaningful

    melissa_ruiz24@hotmail.com

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  78. Wow! What a great, creative idea!! That looks so cool. Great way to get the most out of all the cute stamps too! Love it!!
    Peggy
    pj4beck@yahoo.com

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  79. Good Morning Maria!
    Wow! What a beautiful card and what great ideas you have shared. Love that shimmer paper too...now I have to try to search for it. In fact, I think I'm going to head off to my workshop right now as you have inspired me once again to try something new.
    Thanks Again!
    Beth Ann in PA
    woody42997 at aol dot com

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  80. Maria what a pretty card & a terrific idea! Love it. You did a great job. Thanks for the inspiration & for the chance to win.
    mjcburnatyahoodotcom

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  81. Your team is all so creative. Thanks for the opportunity to get these stamps!
    ~Selena O'Donnell
    monterae2@hotmail.com

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  82. You did an awesome job. This was my very very favorite card of all. So very creative. Good job.

    keithdeb@bellsouth.net

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  83. You did an amazing job!!!!! I absolutely love it. So creative and such a great idea! TFS! :)

    Celeste B.
    ccscards.blogspot.com
    mctdbillman at gmail dot com

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