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My New Blog

My new blog address is: http://carlasstampingspot.blogspot.com/

I hope you will stop by and check it out!

Added by Carla Suto on December 16, 2010 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

CSS Alumni Blog Hop - Sketch Challenge

It's time for another CSS Alumni Blog Hop! This time we have a Sketch Challenge using a great sketch from our very own Melissa Cash! If you arrived here from Betty's blog, you are in the right place. If not, you should start back at the StampTV forum so you don't…

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Added by Carla Suto on December 10, 2010 at 10:00pm — 186 Comments

CSS Alumni Blog Hop - Color Challenge

It's time for another CSS Alumni Blog Hop! This time, we are having another Color Challenge. I'm first on the list again, so you should have arrived here from the StampTV forum. If not, you'll want to start there so you don't miss any of the team's awesome creations.

Here are the color requirements we were given:

- Light Blue (Ocean Mist,…

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Added by Carla Suto on November 12, 2010 at 10:00pm — 36 Comments

CSS Alumni Blog Hop CAS Limited Supplies

Hello! It's time for another CSS Alumni Blog Hop. This time we are having a CAS Limited Supplies challenge!

If you came here from Betty's blog, you are in the right place. If not, you will want to start back at the StampTV forum so you don't miss any of the team's…

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Added by Carla Suto on October 22, 2010 at 10:00pm — 46 Comments

CSS Alumni Blog Hop October 9

It's time for another CSS Alumni blog hop! This time we have a sketch challenge, inspired by our own CSS Alumni, Deb Felts! I am first on the list again this time so you should have arrived here from the StampTV Forum. If not, you may want to start there so you don't miss any of the wonderful creations from the team!

Here is Deb's sketch:…

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Added by Carla Suto on October 8, 2010 at 10:00pm — 23 Comments

CSS Alumni Blog Hop - Inspiration Challenge

It's time for another CSS Alumni Blog Hop! This time we are having an Inspiration Challenge! I'm first on the list again this time so you should have arrived here from the StampTV forum.

Our challenge was to create a card or project inspired by this photo:

Here is the card I made for the challenge:…

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Added by Carla Suto on September 24, 2010 at 10:00pm — 32 Comments

CSS Alumni Blog Hop September 11

It's time for the next CSS Alumni blog hop! I'm first on the list this time so you should have arrived here from the StampTV forum:

This time around, we have a color challenge:

  • Orange (Sweet Mango or Pumpkin Spice)

  • Red (Cranberry Tart, Rocket Red, or Red Hot)

  • Brown (Chocolate, Tan Leather, Kraft, Soft…
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Added by Carla Suto on September 10, 2010 at 10:00pm — 30 Comments

CSS Alumni Blog Hop August 28

It's time for another CSS Alumni Blog Hop! This time, we are having a Limited Supplies Challenge.

If you arrived here from Betty's blog, you are in the right place. If not, you may want to start back at StampTV and follow the hop from there.

Here are the requirements…

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Added by Carla Suto on August 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — 36 Comments

Card Patterns Sketch 77 - Guest Designer

I am so excited to have been chosen as Guest Designer for Card Patterns Sketch 77! You can visit the challenge on the Card Patterns blog here.

Here is the sketch I got to work with:

This is the card I made with the sketch:…

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Added by Carla Suto on August 14, 2010 at 12:54pm — 2 Comments

CSS Alumni Blog Hop August 14

Hi there! It's time for our next Center Stage Alumni Blog Hop! For those that may be new to these hops, the team hosts a specially themed blog hop a couple of times a month. If you arrived here from Betty's blog, you are in the right place. If not, you may want to go back to StampTV and start from…

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Added by Carla Suto on August 13, 2010 at 10:00pm — 26 Comments

My Favorite Stamps By Melanie

Tonight Melanie Muenchinger invited some of her designing friends to join in on the Gina K. Design Team Blast From The Past blog hop showcasing all of the past stamp sets illustrated by Melanie. I am delighted to be able to participate! I was honored to have been Guest Designer for Melanie's set "A Beautiful Life" back…

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Added by Carla Suto on August 1, 2010 at 10:00pm — 20 Comments

CSS Alumni July 10 Blog Hop

Hi everyone! Welcome to a fun blog hop being hosted by members of StampTV Center Stage Alumni. So glad you could join us! A group of us have decided to get together a couple of times a month and host a themed hop in order to share our love for Gina K. stamps.

For our first hop, we have a Color Challenge - to create a card or project with the following color combination: Kraft or Tan Leather, Green (Creme De…

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Added by Carla Suto on July 9, 2010 at 9:00pm — 37 Comments

Thank You Blog Hop for Retiring Challenge Hostesses



Tonight we are having a special blog hop to thank our recently retired StampTV Challenge Hostess Team members:

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Added by Carla Suto on June 21, 2010 at 10:00pm — 14 Comments

June Illustrator and DT Challenge

For this month's Illustrators and Design Team challenge, we were to create a card inspired by our favorite summer memories using any stamp set from the most recent release.

Here is my summer memories card:

I was inspired by my memories of my great-aunt and uncle's fancy parlor. Every summer, my parents took my brother and I to visit them at their "summer" house on the Massachusetts coast. Being young children with lots…

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Added by Carla Suto on June 15, 2010 at 9:01am — 12 Comments

Botanicals Blog Hop

Tonight we are featuring the new Botanicals stamp set with a special technique themed blog hop event!

Here is the card I made for the hop:

I used the shaving cream technique for my card. Gina has a great video showing how this technique is done…

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Added by Carla Suto on June 6, 2010 at 10:00pm — 19 Comments

CSS Cookout Cookbook Blog Hop

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Added by Carla Suto on April 15, 2010 at 10:00pm — 15 Comments

Guest Designer for A Beautiful Life - Final Week

I want to thank Melanie again for having me as Guest Designer for her awesome set, A Beautiful Life. I've so enjoyed creating with this set and I know it will be one I go back to all the time! For my final project, I stamped and colored directly onto patterned paper and colored with Copic markers. This gives a soft and…

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Added by Carla Suto on April 13, 2010 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

March Illustrators Challenge - Another Card

I made a second card for the March Illustrators Challenge and Design Team Search.

These were the requirements:

Challenge: Choose your favorite children's book and make a project inspired by the book. Include a photo of book along with why you chose it and how it inspired your project.
  • Requirement: use any of our March Release stamp sets:…
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Added by Carla Suto on April 9, 2010 at 8:01am — 1 Comment

March Release Illustrator's Challenge

This month's Illustrator's Challenge and Design Team Search had the following requirements:

Challenge: Choose your favorite children's book and make a project inspired by the book. Include a photo of book along with why you chose it and how it inspired your project.
  • Requirement: use any of our March Release stamp sets:…
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Added by Carla Suto on April 9, 2010 at 7:31am — 2 Comments

A Beautiful Life Card Set

Here I am with another project I created using Melanie's new set, A Beautiful Life. This is Week 3 of my time as Guest Designer for Melanie and I haven't even scratched the surface of ways I could use this versatile set! For my project this week, I created a gift set of cards, all in different colors and with different…

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Added by Carla Suto on April 7, 2010 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

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Technique Archives

Vintage Chic Kit

Introduction Project

Border Bling

Shimmer Card

Distressed Letterpress

 

Springtime Silhouettes Kit

Detail Image Thumping

Doily Card

Shadow Stamping

Watercolor Spritz

Wax Paper Focal Image

Embossed Marble 

Lattice Background

Negative Stamping

Perfect Pearls and Glitter Pens 

 

Sent with Love Kit

Adding Shine with Glaze

Distressed Embossed Patterned Paper

Double Embossing

Weathered Wood 

Tag Die Frames

Paper Scraps

Parisian Embossed Background

Pastel Pencil Background

Rubber Band Emboss

Victorian Distress

 

Winter Wonderland Kit
3-D Focal Image
Metallic Edge
Metallic Embellishment
Raised Frame Card
Partial Embossing w/Cuttlebug
Creating a Corner Bow

Autumn Splendor Kit
Bleached Leaves
Clean/Simple Scor-Buddy
Distressed Stripes
Emerging Leaves
Gatefold w/ a Twist
Masked Pumpkin
Scalloped Oval Card
Sunflower Resist
Simple Copic Coloring 1
Simple Copic Coloring 2

Christmas in July

Project 1
Project 2

Project 3
Project 4

Enjoy the Sunshine Kit
Cropped Circles
Decorative Edge/Scor-Buddy
Distressed Linen Butterflies
Distressed Newsprint
Flocked Background Part 1
Flocked Background Part 2
Distress/Scored Masculine card part 1
Distress/Scored Masculine Card Part 2
Layering Labels Dies
Recessed Diamond Background
Happy Fish Card/Copics
Reverse Nestabilities
Tent Topper Card

May 20102 Release ideas
Botanical Resist
Hope Grows Butterflies
Tag Dies as a Decorative Element

Impressabilities
Letterpress
Using with Cuttlebug
Stenciling

March Preview and
Spring Mix Kit Projects

Adding a Glittered Border
Asian Inspired Card
Borders with Nestabilities
Coloring Tiger Lilies
Flower Gift Basket 1
Flower Gift Basket 2
Gatefold Cards/Scor-pal
Nestabilitie/Beyond Border
Paper Piercing w/Sewing Machine
Paper Quilting
Setting Eyelets with Pen

Organize it! Projects
Decorative Edge w/Scor-pal
Embossed background/Scor-pal
Gift Card Holder 1 (Masculine)
Gift Card Holder 2 (Masculine)Journal and Pen Set 1
Journal and Pen Set 2
Kitchen Counter Organizer 1
Kitchen Counter Organizer 2
Kitchen Counter Organizer 3
Kitchen Counter Organizer 4
Little Black Book Part 1
Little Black Book Part 2
Memory Keeper Part 1
Memory Keeper Part 2
Organize it Card Sketch
Password Keeper Part 1 Password Keeper Part 2

Holiday Projects
Box of Gift Cards Part 1
Box of Gift Cards Part 2
Decorative Box part 1
Decorative Box part 2
Decorative Box part 3
Gift Card Holder Part 1
Gift Card Holder Part 2
Nugget Pillow Box Part 1
Nugget Pillow Box Part 2
Stamping on Candles Part 1
Stamping on Candles Part 2
Tone on Tone Card
Trio of Trees Card

Making a Calendar
Calendar Bits&Pieces 1
Calendar Bits&Pieces 2

Techniques

Adding Glaze with Glaze pens
Adding Glitter -Stardust Pens
Baby Wipes as an Inkpad
Baby wipes Background
Background using Marbles
Bleach as a Coloring Tool
Bleach as an Ink Pad
Bleached Polished Stone
Clouds
Colored Pencils/OMS Part-1
Colored Pencils/OMS Part-2
Crayon Resist
Cracked Glass
Cuttlebug Embossing (partial)
Cuttlebugged Wax Paper
Drop Shadow
Embellished Flowers
Emboss Resist Style 1
Emboss Resist Style 2
Embossed Foil
Envelopes- 4/25" Square
Faux Snake Skin
Faux Window Part 1
Faux Window Part 2
Flourish Punch Embellishment
Heat Embossing
Inking a Cuttlebug Folder
Joseph's Coat
Kissing
Kissed Flowers Part 1
Kissed Flowers Part 2
Lining your Envelopes
Nestabilities/Cuttlebug 1
Nestabilities/Cuttlebug 2
Nestabilities/Embossing Only
Nestabilities/Highlighting
Paper Piecing
Patterned Embossing
Polished Stone
Poppin' Pastels
Precision Inking w/Markers
Pullin' Pastels
Rubber Band Background
Shaker Cards Part 1
Shaker Cards Part 2
Shaving Cream
Shimmering Background Paper
Sky Background
Smackin' Acetate
Soot Stamping
Split Negative
Spotlighting
Tone on Tone Embossing
Trimming your stamps
Thumping with Markers
Watercolor Spritz
Woodgraining
Wax Paper Background

Assorted Projects
Tile Coasters
Clear Box Gift Box- part 1
Clear Box Gift Box- part 2
Embellished Flowers Card
Floral Thank You
Woodgrained Get Well Card

Sewing on Cards
Janome Sew-mini setup
Janome Sew-mini- bobbin and threading 1
Janome Sew-mini- threading 2
Janome Sew-mini stitching

How to use it!
Background Stamps
The Bow Easy
Chalk Enhancer
Crystal Lacquer
Easy Set Eyelet Setter
Metallic Rub-on Paste
Stamp-a-ma-jig
Making Cheater's Bows
Colored Glitter
Liquid Applique
Paper piercing Templates
Magnetic Snaps 1
Magnetic Snaps 2

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