Thursday, April 24, 2014

SU! Display Board Entry

I LOVE being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  10 years and going strong!  I love to exercise the creative side of my's relaxing, fun and it makes me feel good when people love what I make!

I am entering the contest to be a Display Stamper for Convention are my entries...

3D Project #1
A 2"x4" Altered Wood Block.  I made this for my husband 2 years ago for Father's Day.  I get to look at it often and I love the way it turned out, don't you?!  :) I even used a hammer and nails for the flags on the top of the block!  Great gift for the woodworker guy(or gal) in your life!

Some close ups of the details...

3D Project #2
An altered wood frame, turned into a Christmas Countdown Calendar.
I stained the frame with the Soft Suede ink Refill and a Stampin' Sponge.  I really like the effect it gave.  
I made DOZENS of these for a Christmas Boutique and SOLD OUT!  They were the hit of the day for sure!!

Card Entry #1
I made this card for a swap at Convention last year.  The little spritz of Silver Glimmer Spray sure added a nice touch to the colorful hexagons....

Card Entry #2
I saw a blog post from the SU! page and made a frame of the framelit with the silver glimmer paper.  Added some Petite Petals and viola....

Card Entry #3
This is a vellum, gold, gold and more gold extravaganza!  I love this bright's got serious energy!

And last, but certainly not 
Scrapbook Page Entry
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this page!!  Reason #1 my Grandparents are Awesome!!  
Reason #2 there is absolutely no detail spared!! Reason #3 I got to use my new SILHOUETTE CAMEO to make the Gold Foil Paper leaves and stem.  It's from the Betsy's Blossom Set on MDS.  :)

More GOLD accents all over, but not too much.  The CORE-dinations Cardstock is gorgeous with the new Spiral Flower Die....rub it down on the edges a bit and here you have it!!  (So sad to see this go)

After looking over all of my entries, I realized that I like a little bit of sparkle on everything.  From Heat Embossing, sequins, Gold Foil paper to Shimmer Paper...a little bit goes a long way!

I had fun going through my old projects and can't wait to create some new ones with NEW Stampin' Up! products!

Happy Stamping,
Krista Jensen

Scrapbook Layouts

I've had a scrapbooking club for the past 4 years and I enjoyed it SO much. I have a three year old now, and as you can imagine I'm a little overwhelmed.  The twins are 9 I decided to take this year off.  BUT....Stampin' Up! just announced that they are partnering with Project Life.  This means I will be back to scrapbooking.....just in a new way.  :)

Sorry for the quality of the photos.  It's nighttime here and indoor photos don't turn out quite as nice in my awful lighting.  On that note, let's move on!!

I just wanted to share with you some of the layouts from this past year.  Here is a Fourth of July page...

Here is a fun Hexagon, Six Sided Sampler page using some of the Epic Day DSP.

Here is a gorgeous Ombre layout.  The page on the RIGHT was inspired by my awesome friend Erica Cerwin.  I came up with the page on the left to compliment the page on the right. 

Of course Christmas....what would a scrapbook be without CHristmas?!  I used the Perfect Pennants Die to make the trees.  So cute, huh?!

I will post more later...gotta print up more photos. 

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

HSS Sketch #184

It's a sketch challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  I must admit I struggled a bit, but I am happy with the way my card turned out. 

Here is a close up shot.  Do you see the silver paper peeking out?  I put a strip of it behind the hexagon punches and a Modern Window Punch behind the greeting.  It added a little touch of shine.

Here is the sketch...join us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments!!

Happy Stamping,

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Wish Big With a Sketch

It's mid-month inspiration time at Stampin' Celebration.  Don't miss out...there are some GORGEOUS ideas over there!  I hope you can join us!!

I used the Petite Petals, A Dozen Thoughts and the Off The Grid stamp sets.  
Colors are Crisp Canteloupe, Bermuda Bay, Summer Starfruit and Whisper White.
Accessories are Arrows Embossing folder, Circles framelits, Petals punch, Doily, Rhinestones

Here is the sketch...

Happy Stamping,

Sunday, April 13, 2014

You're In My Thoughts Sketch

I really love the colors in this card.  I used Real Red, Crumb Cake, Whisper White and Basic Black.

This card is an entry at Freshly Made Sketches.  Check out the other gorgeous creations!!
Here is the Sketch...

Happy Stamping,

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

HSS Color Challenge You Made My Day

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments is a color challenge.  A friend of mine found a new technique on Splitcoast Stampers called Alcohol Resist Technique.  I wanted to try it.  Look at the lower half of the card...I embossed it with an embossing folder.  Tapped Versamark ink on it, poured clear embossing powder on it, tapped it off and heated it up until it left a shiny surface.
Then I took a spray bottle filled with rubbing alcohol and a few drops of Gumball Green ink refill.  Spritzed that on the embossed paper and then wiped off the excess.  

This is what I came up with....

Stamps: Petite Petals, A Dozen Thoughts

Happy Stamping,

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Oma and Opa Scrapbook Page

Be inspired this month at Stampin' Celebration!  Here are some beautiful pictures to help you!!

I immediately thought these photos would make a gorgeous scrapbook page.  I'm really loving everything GOLD right now.  I found this awesome picture of my Grandparents taken just a month ago.  Aren't they cute?!  I am truly blessed to have them!!  I can't wait to frame this!!  Soon I will be making one for my other set of grandparents....YES I still have them in my life, too!!  I am one truly blessed granddaughter!!

Here are some close ups of those lovely flowers...see the sanding on the "core-dinations" cardstock?!

Colors: Baked Brown Sugar, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla
Stamps:  Off The Grid, Fabulous Florets
Accessories: Gold foil paper, core-dinations cardstock, gold sequins, gold embossing powder, pearls, Victoria crochet trim.

Don't recognize the leaves as a die cut?'s actually a stamp image on MDS from the Betsy's Blossom stamp set.  I used my Silhouette Cameo to enlarge the image and cut it out.  Cool, huh?!?

Happy Stamping,