Tennis Theme Vinyl Decorated Stemless Wine Glasses

Wine glasses with Oracal 651 vinyl designs

I posted a couple of these glasses on Instagram a while ago.  I had made them to thank our tennis captains at the end of our winter season.  This weekend we had a fundraiser tournament and I was asked to create a set of four tennis related wine glasses for a wine basket that was being auctioned off.  I used a Silhouette Cameo 3 to make these but you don’t have to have a Cameo to cut vinyl.  You can use whatever dies and punches (yes, punches!) you have.  Butterflies and letter dies would make great glass designs.

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Hey There Cupcake with Concord & 9th

Have you seen the Concord &9th turnabout stamps?  They are so cool!  They allow you to quickly create a background pattern using colors of your choice.  For today’s card I used the Sprinkles Turnabout Stamp Set.  You can also purchase a bundle with dies in it.  I hope to post a video in the near future but, in the meantime, you can watch the Concord & 9th instruction video for the Mosaic Turnabout stamp HERE.  The process is exactly the same.

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Birthday Card with More Rustic Wildflowers

MFT More Rustic Wildflowers Happy Birthday Card

Hello!  It’s been a while! I have come to the conclusion that this is just the way it’s going to be.  A few posts fairly close together and then a long absence.  Life has a way of interfering with my plans.

For today’s card I used the More Rustic Wildflowers stamp set and coordinating dies from MFT. The set comes with several different flower styles in a couple of different sizes, so you have a lot of versatility with your flower arrangements.  I actually made this card several weeks ago while I was on vacation.  I only took Distress Inks with me and didn’t have enough colors so I ended up buying new inks (had to, you know 😉) at a nearby Hobby Lobby.  I don’t think I had never used chalk inks so I purchased a 12-pack of VersaMagic Dew Drop Chalk Ink Pads.  The colors in this set are bright and cheery.  I used are Mango, Pink Grapefruit, Red Magic, Tea Leaves, Hint Of Pesto, and Midnight Black.   I really like how these inks stamped and they are water based, pigment, embossable, archival inks.  I stamped the background dots with one of the stamps in the flower stamp set in the Midnight Black ink.  The sentiment is from the Hero Arts Happy Stamp & Cut.  I also used the Die-namics Stitched Rectangle STAX (A2 Set 1) to cut the gray rectangle and the inside cut-out.

 

 

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