Monday, January 26, 2015

The Pink Elephant Challenge #283 | IHP Store Update

 
  We are challenging you with a:
 
"Anything Goes"
 
This week Ella is challenging us with an "Anything Goes" theme.  I created a Valentine Shaker card with some of the goodies that I just picked up over at i {heart} papers liquidation sale.  

Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Pure Poppy CS (Papertrey), Clear Acetate, Smitten 6x6 Pad (Authentique); Stamps: The Big, the Bold, and the Happy (Winnie & Walter); Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento Luxe); Tools: Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables (Lawn Fawn), Hearts die (Lawn Fawn), Stitched Duo 2 Die (Pretty Pink Posh), Scor-Buddy; Other: Sequins, Beads, Pearls, Clear Wink of Stella (Zig), Glossy Accents (Ranger), ATG Tape, Foam Tape
 
Starting today everything in the store is now 40% 50% offInventory is moving quickly so if you see something you want make sure to place your order.
 
IHP closing sale
 
Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

Happy Stamping!!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Deconstructed Challenge #185

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the
 
For this weeks challenge I created a Masculine Birthday card featuring papers from Studio Calico and a sentiment from My Favorite Things.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Brown CS (Bazzill), Classic Calico 6x6 Pad (Studio Calico); Stamps: LJD Celebrate You (My Favorite Things); Ink: Baked Brown Sugar (SU!), Antique Linen (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Tools: Large Classic Circle Nestabilties (Spellbinders), Corner Rounder, Distress Tool (Ranger), Scor-Buddy; Other: Star Veneers (Studio Calico), ATG Tape, Foam Tape


Make sure to check out was the DS Girls have been up to this week!!
 
 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Curtain Call Challenge - Soft Scarf Reminder

There is still time to join us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Soft Scarf!  You have until January 25th at 8:00 AM CDT to be inspired and share your project!
 
 
photo source: cottonandflax.wordpress.com

We have a new sponsor, Hero Arts, for this challenge!  A randomly selected participant will receive SIX new clear stamp sets from the Hero Arts, while the LEAD will be invited as a Guest Designer in a future challenge!



For my card this week I used a textured note card from my stash and created a very CAS card featuring OWH Stamp & Cut The Fox Says and Designer Woodgrain from Hero Arts.

 Supplies:
 Paper: White CS (Recollections), Aqua Note Card (DCWV), The Brights Collection 6x6 Pad (Avery Elle); Stamps: OWH Stamp & Cut The Fox Says (Hero Arts), Designer Woodgrain (Hero Arts); Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Tools: Rounded Banner Stax (Die-Namics), Word Bubbles (Paper Smooches), 1/4" Corner Rounder; Other: Twine (Hemptique), ATG Tape, Foam Tape


Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!!

Guest Designer, Angie Tieman
 
  

The Card Concept Challenge #27

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

It's time for a new challenge over at The Card Concept Challenge.    This weeks theme is "LOVE".  Along with the colors...I was immediately inspired by all the hearts and the word "LOVE".  

I  created a Valentine with the new pocket dies from Pretty Pink Posh.  

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Crumb Cake CS (SU!), Filled With Love 6x6 Pad (My Minds Eye); Tools: Stitched Duo 3 die (Pretty Pink Posh), Pocket Border Punch (Pretty Pink Posh), "Love" Sizzlits die (Sizzix), 1/4" Hole Punch, Scallop Border Punch (Fiskars), Large Heart Punch (SU!), Scor-Buddy; Other: Seam Binding (SU!), Twine Cord (Lawn Fawn), Rhinestones (SU!), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

 I filled the pocket with an iTune Card...perfect for a teen.



Head over to the Card Concept blog for more details on how to play along with tons of inspiration from the design team.

Happy Stamping!!

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Pink Elephant Challenge #282

 
  We are challenging you with a:
 
"LOVE"
 
This week Ella is challenging us with a LOVE theme!
  I pulled out my Love Cover Up die from Lil' Inker Designs.  To create an embossed look I cut out two and attached them directly to the card base.  I then cut a third one out in red and fussy cut the word LOVE.  The little hearts are from Lawn Fawn's Hearts die set.
 
 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Pure Poppy CS (Papertrey); Tools: Cover Up Die - Love (Lil' Inker Designs), Hearts die (Lawn Fawn); Other: Clear Wink of Stella (Zig), Fine Red Glitter (Stampa Rosa), Glossy Accents (Ranger), Fine Glue Pen (Zig)

Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

Happy Stamping!!

Friday, January 16, 2015

IHP Store Update

Starting today everything in the store is now 40% offInventory is moving quickly so if you see something you want make sure to place your order.

IHP closing sale 

Here's what you need to know about the store closing.  Starting today the store inventory will be cleared out.  Use coupon code BYEIHP at checkout. Everything is 30% 40% off using this code. As inventory dwindles, the amount of the coupon may change to help move things along. You receive the discount that is in place at the time of your order, even if the discount amount increases later on in the sale. You will get the best selection early on, so don't wait. If you wait, items will sell out!

Due to the steep discounts, free shipping is not being offered any longer. Shipping will be calculated at checkout.

Gift certificates must be redeemed by Jan 31, 2015. New gift certificates are no longer for sale.

And obviously, all sales are final.  

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Curtain Call Challenge - Soft Scarf

It's that time again...Curtain Time!!  We are excited to present a new
challenge, Soft Scarf.

 
 
We have a new sponsor, Hero Arts, for this challenge!  A randomly selected participant will receive SIX new clear stamp sets from the Hero Arts, while the LEAD will be invited as a Guest Designer in a future challenge! 


I was inspired not only with the colors in the inspiration but the fabulous texture.  I used Hero Arts OWH Stamp & Cut The Fox Says and
Designer Woodgrain background stamp to create my card.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Pink CS (Bazzill), Blue Bayou CS (SU!); Stamps: OWH Stamp & Cut The Fox Says (Hero Arts), Designer Woodgrain (Hero Arts); Ink: Versamark, Memento Tuxedo Black; Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Tools: Pierced Square Stax (Die-Namics), Embossing Heat Tool; Other: Sheer Ribbon, Clear Gloss Embossing Powder (WOW!), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

 

Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!!

Guest Designer, Angie Tieman
 
Stop by the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge for the challenge details and to play along with us!