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Happy Retirement Bros!


Sharing some cards that I made for my 2 brothers who both retired recently.

My older brother was a Fireman for many years and worked his way up to being a Captain. My younger brother worked for the Ontario Provincial Police Force (OPP) in various roles and became a Sergeant.  My brother in the OPP worked with forensics and we used to ask him how much of what we saw in TV shows was actually real. He thought it was amazing at how fast they could solve a crime and wishes it was that easy! LOL!

I am very happy for them both, but jealous at the same time. LOL!

I decided to make them both very simple cards and to do them both the same only changing the colours to match their professions. The red is for the fireman and the blue is for the police officer.

To make the cards I used various Tim Holtz inks to create my own background on a 5.25″ x 4.25″ background using the sentiment from Your Next Stamp –  Photo Booth Thumbs UP – CYNS709. Next I coloured in both of the images with Copic markers the same and then coloured in one background in various reds and the other in blues.

Next I used my Cuttlebug to die cut  Photo Booth Polaroid die (YNSD735) – (Your Next Stamp) and then embossed the sentiment using the same stamp set as above. I then attached the image to the die cut and popped it up with some 3M VHB – 2 sided tape.

On the inside of the card, I used Your Next Stamp – Cool Tees – CYNS714 for the image and sentiment. Again I coloured up both images to represent their professions. Showing the inside of the 2 cards below.

Unfortunately, I still have to work for a little while longer! LOL! But, someday, my day for retirement will also come.

Congratulations to my 2 brothers, you both worked hard, sometime with long periods away from your families and and now you both deserve some time to enjoy life. Have fun!

Card Recipe:

Stamps and Sentiments: Photo Booth Thumbs UP – CYNS709 (Your Next Stamp), Cool Tees – CYNS714 (Your Next Stamp)

Die Cut: Photo Booth Polaroid die (YNSD735) (Your Next Stamp)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz – Barn Door, Tim Holtz – Fired Brick, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Aged Mahagony, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Festive Berries, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Blueprint Sketch, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Faded Jeans, TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Versamark

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, White cardstock

Embossing Powder: Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Miscellaneous Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape

Copic Markers for Colouring in images:

Cat: W9, W7, W5

Dog: E18, E17, E15, E13

Policeman background: B29, B28, B24

Fireman background: R59, R37, R35

Both of my brothers loved their cards and I hope that you do too!

Off To Seek New Adventures!


Sharing a card that I made for my manager who left to follow his dreams. I’m sure he will do very well in his new position and we all wish him very well. He was a great manager and he will be missed by all of us.

To make this card I used the stamp set called Out of this World (Kraftin’ Kimmie).

Here is the inside of the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiments: Out of this World – Kraftin Kimmie

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, ModaScrap – Love Your to the Moon – 6″ x 6″

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire, Versa Fine – Onyx Black

Miscellaneous Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape

Images Coloured with Copic Markers:

Aliens: G05, YG21, YG17, YG13, V09, V06, V04, C5, C3, C1, R27, R24, R22, R20, B04, B00, B000

Moon: C5, C3, C1, BV20, BV000

He loved it and I hope you do too!

Snow Yummy!


It’s Wednesday, and this month at High Hopes Rubber Stamps we are continuing to celebrating Christmas. This little snowman is enjoying his hot tub of warm cocoa outdoors in the snow. I’m sure he’s feeling so refreshed! LOL!

I stamped the image Snow Yummy (S182) (High Hopes Rubber Stamps), coloured it in with Copics and then fussy cut around it. You can’t see it in this photo, but I added glitter on the big snowflake too. I then embossed the background and popped up the die cut of the big mug with some pop-up tape. Lastly, I popped up the image as well and then finished off the card with the sentiment Holiday All Year (H200) (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) which I heat embossed onto some shiny blue cardstock.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Snow Yummy (S182) (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Holiday All Year (H200) (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Ground Espresso, Versamark

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – You Deserve A Break

Embossing Folder: Creative Expressions by Sue Wilson – Wintery Frame EF-076

Embossing Powder: Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts – Jack Frost, Hot Buy Craft Smart – Holiday Glitz Glitter Paper 12″ x 12″, Crafter’s Companion Luxury Glitter Cardstock – Navy Blue PackCrafter’s Companion Luxury Glitter Cardstock – Navy Blue Pack

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Mug: B39, B37, B34, B32

Hat and Scarf: C10, C8, C6, C4, R59, R37, R35

Nose: E15, YR18, YR16, YR12

Buttons, Eye Brows: C10, C8, C6

Snowman and Marshmallows: BV20, C1, B000, Colorless Blender

Hot Chocolate: E29, E27, E25, E123

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the High Hopes blog, and the
High Hopes Rubber Stamps Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on
Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Candy Cane Wishes


Welcome High Hopes Rubber Stamps Fans!

It’s Release Day at High Hopes Rubber Stamps and today we are celebrating Christmas with some brand new stamps. YAY!!! To create my card this week, I used Birch Tree Background (ULf001) – (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) and Santa Squirrel (RLF004) – (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) with sentiment Candy Cane Wishes 2 (GLL010) – (High Hopes Rubber Stamps).

I really love these new stamps and we hope you do too!

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Birch Tree Background (ULf001) – (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) and Santa Squirrel (RLF004) – (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Candy Cane Wishes 2 (GLL010) – (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Squirrel: E37, E35, E33, E31, E30, E15, Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Hat and Candy Cane: R59, R37, R35, Stickles – Icicle, Wink of Stella – Clear

Birch Trees: W7, W5, W3, W1

Snow: BV20, C1, B00, Colorless Blender, Wink of Stella – Clear

Sky: B99, B97, B95, B93, B91, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen, Gelly Roll Sakura #5 Pen

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the High Hopes blog, and the High Hopes Rubber Stamps Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on
Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

BBQ Birthday!


Welcome One Crazy Stamper Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and I’m back to share a new birthday card combo that I made using Flame Broilin (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) and Gavin The Givin Dragon (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for a guy who is a BBQ king.

This is the inside of the card. I fussy cut around both images after colouring them with Copic Markers.

Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Flame Broilin (High Hopes Rubber Stamps), Gavin The Givin Dragon (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: Your Next Stamp Designer Paper Pad – For the Boys – 6″ x 6″, Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Dark Blue Cardstock

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire

Die Cut: Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson – Mini Shadowed Sentiments – Happy Birthday

Miscellaneous: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Images coloured with Copic Markers listed below:

BBQ Dragon: G17, G07, G14, YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01, V09, V06, V04

Spatula: C3, C1, C0, E25, E23

Mitts: R29, R27, R24

Apron: B39, B37, B34, B32

Flame: R29, R24, Y38, Y35, YR04, Y06

Gift Dragon: G17, G07, G14, YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01, V09, V06, V04, R02, R01

Presents: B39, B37, B34, B32, V09, V06, V04, BG07, BG05, BG02, Y17, Y08, Y04

Sentiment: Microsoft Word – Font: Cooper Black – Size 12

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Get Well Chick!!!


Welcome OCS Fans!

Today is Wednesday and I’m sharing a Get Well Card where this little chick is floating in to send well wishes from the latest High Hopes Get Well Release! The stamp is called Get Well Chick by High Hopes Rubber Stamps.

I started out by using my Cuttelbug and die cut Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using the dies from Essentials by Tattered Lace Dies – Easel Slider. Next I stamped the image using Memento – Tuxedo Black and my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool. I used Copic Markers to colour in the image and then created my own sky and clouds for the background.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Get Well Chick TT170 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: Forever In Time – Perfect Prints – Mermaid (6 x 6 in \ 15 x 15 cm)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire

Copic Markers:

Duck: Y15, Y08, Y02, Y00, E15, YR18, YR14, R22, R21,Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Water: B39, B34, B32, BG15, Colourless Blender

Sky: B04, B02, BG02, BG01, BG000. BG70

Clouds: BG70, BG000, N0

Balloons: G17, G14, YG41, G00, V06, V05, V04, V000

Sign: E53, E51, E50, V06, V04

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

Happy Father’s Day Fishes


Hi There!

Sharing a card that I made for my Father-In-Law for Father’s Day. He often talks about how he’d like to catch the big one someday, so I thought this would be a cute card to make for him.

Also including a close-up of the image.

The Digital stamp is from The Paper Shelter – TPS-WhenInDoubt-Exaggerate. Using my printer, I printed it out in Greyscale onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and then coloured it in with a mixture of Copic and Spectrum Noir markers.  Next, I fussy cut around the image and then popped it up onto the background.

Background – The Paper Shelter – TPS-WhenInDoubt-Exaggerate. Printed out image on my printer.

SentimentPeachy Keen Stamps – PCSC-05 May 2012. Stamped with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire and then heat embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Die Cut – My Creative Time: Fun Vertical Greetings

He loved it and I hope you do too!