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Diana S. Queen's Blog (11)

Wordbird's Nest

I'd love for you to visit me at Wordbird's Nest!

Added by Diana S. Queen on May 4, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Pressed Flowers pop!

Hello there!...I have been working on more cards for Gina K Designs illustrator Melanie Muenchinger's fresh, new stamp set…


Added by Diana S. Queen on February 25, 2010 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Whoo-hoo! Guest Designer for Melanie! ;D

I'm so excited !...Melanie asked me to be her guest designer for her new set Pressed Flowers! It's such a fun set to play with!

I have a million ideas swirling in my brain...just hope I can translate them to paper! LOL

Have a joyful day! :D Diana

Visit me at


Added by Diana S. Queen on February 17, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments


Hi friends!

I'm so excited...I've spent the last 3 days figuring out how to set up a simple blog!...LOL...I haven't even done a true post yet because I'm stll tweaking and learning how to manuever info in this on-line world! ;D

But I am excited about my blog banner...will you all check it out and let me know what you think?…


Added by Diana S. Queen on December 31, 2009 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

First Christmas Blog Hop Hosted by Illustrator Asela Hopkins ;D

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by to check out this card for Asela's First Christmas set tonight! It's a set that you can easily make cards that range from elegant to whimsical. That makes it such a fun and versatile set to play with! Have fun hopping and thanks for looking! ;Diana

First Christmas Gingerbread Folks

Suppies:Gina K Designs (First Christmas by Asela Hopkins) (pure luxury card stock in ivory and rocket red… Continue

Added by Diana S. Queen on November 13, 2009 at 10:00pm — 24 Comments

Melanie's Hop for Festive Frame stamp set ;D

Festive Frame in Red

Supplies:GKD (Festive Frame stamp set by Melanie Muenchinger) (Pure Luxury Cardstock in and Ivory)

Other:(ribbon,copics, colored pencils, odorless mineral spirits, sizzix die corner with cuttlebug and edge punch)

Hi everyone!

I'm so pleased to have the happy opportunity to present more cards made from the Festive Frame set by illustrator Melanie Muenchinger. If you haven't splurged for this set… Continue

Added by Diana S. Queen on November 10, 2009 at 10:00pm — 42 Comments

First Center Stage Spotlight Design Team Blog Hop!

Welcome to our first Center Stage Spotlight Design Team Blog Hop!

Jessica Fick, the Design Team Coordinator for GinaK Designs has issued a challenge to all of the past and present team CSS team members to make a Christmas card with one of these sketches:…


Added by Diana S. Queen on November 4, 2009 at 9:00pm — 52 Comments

Gina K preview~Festive Frame

Hi friends...Tonight I'm blessed to have the opportunity to be participating in the October new release for Gina K Designs as one of the Center Stage Spotlight designers!

I'm so thrilled to preview for you, the stamp set Festive Frame, illustrated by Melanie Muenchinger. If you love elegant holiday cards this is the set for you!

The beautiful poinsettia themed frame is so much fun to stamp,color,emboss,paper name it!....LOL...the possibilities… Continue

Added by Diana S. Queen on October 26, 2009 at 10:00pm — 45 Comments

Happy, Happy, Happy! ;D

Words cannot express how excited (and yes, nervous) I am to have been invited to be a member of the Center Stage Spotlight Team for StampTV! I so enjoy the encouragement and creative inspiration I've found in the StampTV community! I feel compelled to check in multiple times a day to see what you all have been up to in your creative lives!

There are far more talented card makers in this group than I....but I will try my best to try… Continue

Added by Diana S. Queen on October 22, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Nina's gorgeous "Lord of the Season" set

I truly admire the illustrators that design stamp sets for Gina K! They design sets that are so versatile and can be interpreted in so many differont ways...from elegant to whimsical. Here is a card I made from Nina's "Lord of the Season" set.

As you can… Continue

Added by Diana S. Queen on October 21, 2009 at 7:50pm — 3 Comments

First Stamp TV blog post!

I am dedicating this, my very first blog post ever to everyone here on Stamp TV who has ever left a sweet comment on my page or one of my cards.

I could never express the extent of my gratitude for all of the kind words and the sweet, sweet supportive ladies here at Stamp TV. I've even had people here check to see if I was ok if I hadn't uploaded a card in a few days! How cool is that!?

You all ROCK! Here's to a many more happy and inspirational visits to Stamp TV and all… Continue

Added by Diana S. Queen on October 11, 2009 at 2:31pm — 8 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

Using with Cuttlebug

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


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
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
Kissed Flowers Part 1
Kissed Flowers Part 2
Lining your Envelopes
Nestabilities/Cuttlebug 1
Nestabilities/Cuttlebug 2
Nestabilities/Embossing Only
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
Tone on Tone Embossing
Trimming your stamps
Thumping with Markers
Watercolor Spritz
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
Making Cheater's Bows
Colored Glitter
Liquid Applique
Paper piercing Templates
Magnetic Snaps 1
Magnetic Snaps 2

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