Oh my LOVE! The more I see done with the Make It Happen stamp set from A Muse Studio the more I LOVE! Maybe you are like me and considering a fancy crafty planner like the ones that are so popular right now. Maybe if I made a crafty, stampy planner I would get more done…
…I don’t know, I have never been good at planners BUT I never crafted my planner before.
Look at these CUTE travel notebooks and cards made with the Make it Happen stamp set and matching die set.
I just love all the good projects that are coming out of the creative gals at A Muse Studio. This is one of the cards from the July ready to roll workshop. A Muse Studio even sets it’s consultants up with fresh ideas for workshops every month. It’s easy to be an A Muse Studio Consultant. Got questions? I am happy to chat. 847 922-6795 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy this FREE printable downloadable AHOY card tutorial
A Muse Studio supplies used to make this fun summer card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio You’re a Lifesaver SVSD068
Paper: A Muse Studio Sugar PAPS100, Navy PAPS607, Apple PASR210, and Navy Petite Pinstripe PASR607
Ink: A Muse Studio Memento Tuxedo Black IMMP900
Accessories: A Muse Studio Even Taller Alphabet Die Set TAD0073, Medium Scallop Border Die TAD0092, Toffee Twine RATW802, Copic Marker R24 MCM0R24, and 3D Foam Adhesive ASFA001
Hello from your A Muse Studio Consultant! It is a chilly rainy day. I call that stamping weather! I am locked in my studio all day today. There is so much that I have to get done for YOU! I thought I might talk to you today about my creative process. Lots of stampers ask me how I make a card or paper craft project. It varies, but often starts this way:
First I will choose a color palette, I usually do that with A Muse Studio Card Stock. Here I have:
Then once my color palette develops, I grabbed my Amuse stamps. This color palette was begging to be paired with A Muse Studio Bottle Rockets (also available June 2015).
Last step before I get started with the actual card making is to do a mad grab of any A Muse Studio Dies, accessories and embellishments that fit or enhance the theme that is developing.
As you can see from the picture, I don’t hold back! I grab anything that might work or anything that I might want to feature. Obviously I can not use all of this on one handmade card or paper craft project. The object is to get the creative juices flowing and make more than one card or project in a sitting. I need to be efficient to keep you inspired.
Well, that’s it for today. Come back Wednesday for a look at one of the handmade cards I made with this pile of A Muse Studio goodies!
Happy Friday! I hope you have something stamping to do this weekend! Here is another sneak peek at the A Muse Studio February Collection stamp set Somebunny Loves You. CUTE huh?! We will be making this card at my February 10th Amuse Studio Open House. If you are curious about stamping or Amuse and live in the Chicago area please join me for some card making FUN!
Tuesday, February 10th from 3pm to 7pm at my Rolling Meadows home studio. Call or email me to RSVP. If you can’t attend my open house, you can still order your card kit using the paypal link below.
A Muse Studio supplies used to make this Spring Greeting Card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Somebunny Loves You SSSB010 and matching Somebunny Loves You die set TAD0146 (available February 1st), That’s the Ticket SHMM003 and matching die set TAD0011.
Paper: A Muse Studio Sugar PAPS001, Jellybean Cardstock Assortment PAMCJBN, and Everything’s Rosy 6×6 Pattern Paper PATWSP1
Ink: A Muse Studio VersaFine Black Onyx Ink IVFP082
Accessories: A Muse Studio Tuxedo Washi Tape Collection ESWT002, 7mm Bunny Bums EAB7001, That’s the Ticket die set TAD0011, Somebunny Loves You die set TAD0146 (available February 1st).
The A Muse Studio Holiday Catalog goes live September 1st. Do you have your copy? E-mail or call me (847) 922-6795 and I will set you up. The Amuse holiday catalog is yours for free if you will place an order from it. Want your copy of the 2014 A Muse Studio Holiday Catalog, but don’t want to order? That’s ok too, it can be yours for a small price. Hostesses and Camp Wanna Stampers get the 2014 Amuse holiday catalog free! I made this easy Halloween card with A Muse Studio Ghostly Greetings available in my webstore September 1st.
A Muse Studio supplies used to make this Halloween Card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Ghostly Greetings SVSB075 (coordinating die set available TAD0117)
Paper: A Muse Studio Sugar PAPS001, Seattle PAPS103, Orange PAPS301, Margarita PAPS511, Grape PAPS703, and Slate Woodgrain PNWG101
Ink: A Muse Studio VersaFine Onyx Black IVFP082
Accessories: A Muse Studio Signo White Gel PenMNSW001
Do you Project Life or Snapbook? I am new to this style of scrapbooking – but I love it. A Muse Studio has teamed up with Simple Stories and is offering their Snap line of cards, stickers, letters, parts and pieces and more! Even if you don’t scrapbook you will love these bright beautifully designed cards and accessories for all of your paper crafts. These are two “snappy birthday” cards that I made with the same ‘recipe’ and stamp set but different Snap Cards. Aren’t these FUN? If you are attending my Cooking Badge Camp Wanna Stamp Class (in the Chicago Area) on September 9th, you will get to try this ‘recipe’ to make your own unique “snappy birthday” card!
A Muse Studio supplies used to make these Snappy Birthday Cards :
Stamps: A Muse Studio Hey Cupcake SHME015
Paper: A Muse Studio Sugar PAPS001, Kraft PAKRAFT, Birthday Snap Cards 3×4 ASE4196, Birthday Snap Cards 4×6 ASE4195 and scraps to paper piece cupcakes
Ink: A Muse Studio Memento Rich Cocoa IMMP800
Accessories: A Muse Studio Grass EABT503 and Cherry EABT204 Bag Of Buttons, and Toffee RATW802 Twine
I have been so busy with Camp Wanna Stamp and preparing for the St. Charles Scrapbook Expo Show – I am sorry it’s been a bit quiet around here. I thought I would pop in with a fun A Muse Studio 2014 Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek. This card features the brand new A Muse Studio Sugar Skulls stamp set. It’s one of the 8 new Halloween stamp sets that A Muse Studio is offering in the new holiday catalog. What do you think? Creepy good, yes?
Let me tell you about the background on this card. If you read my blog you will most likely recognize the pattern in the background – it’s the A Muse Studio Half Circle Papel Picado Die. Like with the Splash! ink backgrounds I used a Clear Cardstock stencil to mask. Instead of spraying Splash Ink I used VersaMark ink. I just applied the ink direct to paper over the stencil. Lift the stencil and sprinkle Simple Stick Embossing Powder over the ink to reveal the pattern. Heat with your embossing tool to make the powder sticky. Sprinkle Onyx Glitter over the Simple Stick and shake off the excess. Heat the design again to set the glitter into the Simple Stick Adhesive and allow to cool. These A Muse Studio Papel Picado Dies are limitless!
OK time for a FREE offer! Want a FREE 2014 A Muse Studio Holiday Catalog? Come visit me at the St. Charles Scrapbook Expo Show and mention this post. I will give you a free Amuse Holiday Catalog! That’s easy right?! See ya in St. Charles.
A Muse Studio supplies used to make these stenciled Halloween card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Sugar Skulls SVSC088 and That’s the Ticket SHMM003
Paper: A Muse Studio Sugar PAPS001, Onyx PAPS100, Violeta PAPS705, Margarita PAPS511 and Hibiscus PAPS704
Ink: A Muse Studio VersaFine Onyx Black IVFP082, and VersaMark Ink IVMP001
Accessories: A Muse Studio Half Circle Papel Picado Die TAD0086, Clear Cardstock PGCC000, Onyx Glitter EAGL100, Simple Stick Embossing Powder EASS001, Onyx 5/8″ Satin Ribbon RASA100 and 3D Foam Adhesive ASFA001
Join me at Berry Yo in Arlington Heights on Thursday July 17th at 1:30 pm for a sweet A Muse Studio card making escape. Two cards, everything you need to make them, PLUS envelopes included. $6, please bring cash. Make cards then stay for a frozen yogurt experience! The yogurt is self-serve with 16 flavors to choose from. Top your yogurt how ever you want and then pay by the ounce. YUM!
Please RSVP so I know how many card kits to prepare.
50 N. Vail Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
A Muse Studio supplies used to make this handmade birthday card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Fiesta SHME061 and Mini Blooms SVSD054
Paper: A Muse Studio Vanilla PAPS002, Kraft PKRAFT and Wasabi PAPS506
Ink: A Muse Studio Fern IAPF504, Hibiscus IAPF704, Marigold IAPF406, Habanero IAPF307, Apple IAPF210 and VersaFine Onyx Black IVFP082
Accessories: A Muse Studio Halloween Washi Tape Assortment ESWH003, Antique Brass Mini Brads EABR007, and Tombow Mono Aqua Glue ATMAQ01
Thursday, June 12th at 1:30pm
50 N. Vail Ave. Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Join me at Berry Yo in Arlington Heights for a sweet escape. Make two cards for $6 then stay for a frozen yogurt experience! The yogurt is self-serve with 16 flavors to choose from. Top your yogurt however you want and then pay by the ounce. YUM! All adult crafters and children 10+ supervised by an adult are welcome. Please RSVP by email or use the meetup link and join the group. Let’s have a sweet summer card making meetup!
A Muse Studio supplies used on this sweet handmade card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Sprinkled with Love SHMG051
Paper: A Muse Studio Vanilla PAPS002 Cardstock
Ink: A Muse Studio Memento Rich Cocoa IMMP800
Accessories: A Muse Studio Copic Markers, Crystal Clear Glaze EACL000 and 3D Foam Adhesive ASFA001
A Muse Studio School Days is on the retirement list sale – that means you save 35% just in time to make your end of the year teacher gifts! This is the thank you card I sent earlier this month to anyone who placed an order with me last month. I appreciate your orders! You can always place a secure order on my A Muse Studio web store anytime. To all who support my business with your orders – THANKS, YOU RULE!
A Muse Studio supplies used on this Thank You Card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio School Days SNSQ062 (on sale while supplies last)
Paper: A Muse Studio Bermuda PAPS601, Onyx PAPS100, Buttercup PAPS401, Grapefruit PAPS208, Kraft PAKRAFT, and School Lined PASL001 Card Stock
Ink: A Muse Studio VersaFine Onyx Black Ink IVFP082
Accessories: A Muse Studio Thanks Word Die TAD0080, Corner Chomper TCNRCH1, White Embossing Powder EAEP001, 3D Foam Adhesive ASFA001, SU! Notebook Edge Punch
Here is a quick CAS card for Splitcoaststampers Clean and Simple Card Challenge CAS270. I used A Muse Studio Papaya Card Stock and Lemon Whip Glitter to make my own glitter paper. You can see a video how to here. When it was cool I die cut stars using A Muse Studio’s Star Die Trio. My card base is A Muse Studio Navy Card Stock. I embossed the On My Stars sentiment from A Muse Studio’s Southern Sass then adhered the stars with foam dimensional tape. Easy peasy. Thank you for stopping by today!
A Muse Studio supplies used on this Clean and Simple Challenge Card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Southern Sass SHMM042
Paper: A Muse Studio Navy PAPS607, and Papaya PAPS402 Card Stock
Ink: A Muse Studio VersaMark Onyx Black Ink IVMP001
Accessories: A Muse Studio Star Trio Die Set TAD0009, Lemon Whip Glitter EAGL400, Simple Stick Embossing Powder EASS0001, White Embossing Powder EAEP001 and Corner Chomper TCNRCH1.
A Muse Studio Squeeze the Day was my favorite new stamp set when the 2013 catalog debuted. I still love it! I made a bunch of these handmade thank you cards to send to family and friends. I am thanking them for their support during a recent crisis in my life. I had a health scare. The tests ruled out MS and ALS, but indicate the trouble I am having is coming from my back. I still have some testing to go and will undoubtedly need physical therapy. Thank God the worst is over! Scary times are definitely sweetened with gratitude! I am so thankful for the prayers of the faithful and the love and support of friends and family. You know who you are – THANK YOU!
A Muse Studio supplies used on this Squeeze the Day thank you card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Squeeze the Day SNSU080 and Rolling Seas Background SYWC002
Paper: A Muse Studio Sugar PAPS001, and Sage PAPS501 Card Stock
Ink: A Muse Studio Grass IAPF503, Papaya IAPF402 and VersaFine Onyx IVFP082
Accessories: A Muse Studio Papaya Polka Dot Crepe Paper EAST402 and Green Bakers Cording RABC510.
Hi Guys! Just popping in to share some quick easy Birthday Gift Tags. I made these to coordinate with the store bought wrapping paper I had on hand. I think the best touch is the black and white polka dot washi tape, from the A Muse Studio Tuxedo Collection, I used to wrap and attach the gift tag. I love when my stamping habit is so practical!
A Muse Studio supplies used on this Handmade Card:
Stamps: A Muse Studio Birthday Greetings SASH005
Paper: A Muse Studio Cherry PAPS204, Ocean PAPS602, Buttercup PAPS401, and Grape PAPS703 Cardstock
Ink: A Muse Studio VersaMark IVMP001
Accessories: A Muse Studio White Embossing Powder EAEP001
Just popping in with some inspiration for your handmade cards! Every stamper can use some good card making ideas that can be made quickly, right? This is the blue version of this happy mail homemade card. This card features the new A Muse Studio Happy Die – LOVE! It is one of three word dies available from A Muse Studio. I hope you are inspired to send some happy mail! Don’t forget to pin and share on Facebook so this idea will be easy to find when you are ready to stamp!
A Muse Studio supplies used on this Homemade Card:
Paper: A Muse Studio Sky PAPS600, Cherry PAPS204, Navy PAPS607, and Sugar PAPS001 Cardstock
Accessories: A Muse Studio Mini Envelope Die TAD0014, Happy Die TAD0077, Heart Trio Die Set TAD0015, Cranberry Glitter EAGL206, Simple Stick Embossing Powder EASS001, Keep Calm Washi Tape Assortment WSWT001, and Navy Bakers Cording EABC607
Hi Guys! I am stopping in with a CAS handmade card ideas for you. I hope you are inspired! I just love the simplicity of this card featuring A Muse Studio‘s new Happy Die. The Happy word die makes this homemade card easy and so cute. The new A Muse Studio Happy Die will be available to order March 1st. Email or call me if you need help placing your order. That is all! Go on, go make some easy homemade cards! Happy Stamping!
A Muse Studio supplies used on this Homemade Card:
Paper: A Muse Studio Blush PAPS200, Onyx PAPS100, and Sugar PAPS001 Cardstock
Accessories: A Muse Studio Mini Envelope Die TAD0014, Happy Die TAD0077, Heart Trio Die Set TAD0015, Bubblegum Glitter EAGL203, Simple Stick Embossing Powder EASS001, Tuxedo Washi Tape Assortment WSWT002, and Blush Bakers Cording EABC200