Welcome Spring Card with Southern Ridge Trading Company

Hello to all of our Southern Trading Company Fans!!! 
Are ready to “Welcome Spring”!
In Memphis, TN it has been raining a lot but we are seeing the signs of Spring…
Robins, Cardinals and my favorite Bluebirds are coming home to build their nest. 
Of course the daffodils are trying to peek through the ground!
All a sure sign of Spring!!!
SO….
I decided to celebrate with creating a beautiful “Welcome Spring” Card using several of Southern Ridge Trading Company Chipboard Elements along with the Bubble Wrap Stencil. 
Begin by adhering a distress piece of pattern paper to the top of a 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Kraft card base. 
Lay Bubble Wrap Stencil on top; apply white gesso using palette knife. Dry

Punch image from pattern paper with circle punch; adhere to top of paper doily. 
Adhere to top of card front. 

Emboss Swirly Flourish Element and  Demask Corners with Chunky Rust Baked Texture using embossing powder and embossing gun. 
Repeat with Patina Oxide Baked Texture on one of the feathers from the Tribal Feathers Mix.

Adhere embossed pieces to top of card front. 

Fussy cut small bluebird from pattern paper.
 Add to top of card with pop dots. 

Add fussy cut leaves to card along with ribbon and twine bows. 

Fussy cut “Welcome Spring” from pattern paper; layer to Kraft card stock. 
Add to front of card with pop dots. 
Add small metal brad to front of card. 

Thank you for stopping by today!
 I hope you are staying dry, warm and ready to create with your Southern Ridge Trading Company Chipboard Elements and Stencils!
 Enjoy Pam

Supplies:
Southern Ridge Trading Company Swirly Flourish Element
Southern Ridge Trading Company Tribal Feathers Mix
Southern Ridge Trading Company Demask Corners
Southern Ridge Trading Company Bubble Wrap Stencil

Other Supplies:
Emerald Creek Supplies Baked Texture Embossing Powder: Chunky Rust and Patina Oxide
Stamperia Garden Collection
Gold Ribbon
Tan Twine
Tan Paper Doily
DecoArt Media White Gesso
Palette Knife
Metal Brad
Kraft Card Stock
Adhesive
Pop Dots
5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Kraft Card Base

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Believe Canvas with Southern Ridge Trading Company

Hi Southern Ridge Trading Company Fans!!! Today sharing my Believe Canvas using some amazing Southern Ridge Trading Company Chipboard!!! It is never to early to start creating home décor pieces for the holidays!  

Begin by inking pattern paper using Nutmeg ink; adhere to top of 8″ x 10″ Canvas.

Add mat pattern paper to top of canvas along with a scallop border and border strip.

Emboss Southern Ridge Trading Company Scroll FrameBelieve and Rope Ornament using the Ancient Amber Baked Texture Embossing Powder.

Adhere prepared Believe to top of canvas.

Adhere embossed Scroll Frame to top of pattern paper; adhere to top of frame. Fussy cut second image from pattern paper.

Add second image to top of frame with pop dots. Punch 2″ circle from pattern paper; adhere to base of  Rope Ornament. Adhere embossed top of Rope Ornament to base. Add to front of canvas with pop dots. 

Add sticker to canvas along with enamel dots.

Add twine bow to Rope Ornament and tie to the “B” on the Believe .

Add stickers to top of canvas; add a few with pop dots to create added dimension. Add glitter white enamel dot to center of Rope Ornament.

I hope you have enjoyed my easy tutorial on how to make your very own Believe Canvas for your home or for a gift idea this holiday season!  Hugs Pam

Supplies:
Southern Ridge Trading Company Rope Ornament Set
Southern Ridge Trading Company Believe
Southern Ridge Trading Company Scroll Frame

Other Supplies:
Emerald Creek Supplies Ancient Amber Baked Texture
Authentique Nostalgia Collection
ColorBox Nutmeg Blend
8″ x 10″ Canvas
Tan and Red Twine
Red and Glitter White Enamel Dots
Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Xyron Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive
Pop Dots

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Winter Wishes Blog Hop – Holiday Spirit Wrapped Journal with Eileen Hull and Emerald Creek Supplies

Warm thoughts are unfolding, as we begin to enter a festive time of year. Eileen, Kim and The Teams have created a fun blog hop challenge to kick of the American Thanksgiving and Winter festivities. To play along all you  need to do is follow along and comment on every blog. If you play along and link up your own creation using Eileen and Emerald Creek products, you will get 2 bonus entries for the draw. Contest Closes on Sunday November 25th, with the Winner announced Cyber Monday!

Prize includes an Eileen Hull Journal Die and a $50.00 gift certificate to the Emerald Creek Shop.
Blog Hop List:
 Pam Bray You are HERE!!!!

Begin your Holiday Spirit Wrapped Journal by first die cutting Eileen Hull/Sizzix Wrapped Journal from Sizzix Little Sizzles mat board. 
Stamp icicles from Emerald Creek Supplies Icicles Stamp Collections Stamp using embossing ink. Emboss with Emerald Creek Supplies/Seth Apter Ancient Amber Embossing Powder; repeat on top along top of Wrapped Journal. 

Die cut Eileen Hull/Sizzix Passport Page using Sizzix Little Sizzles Matboard. 



Ink inside and outside pages along with cover using Eileen Hull ColorBox Blend Inks: Golden, Bay, and Beach. 

Stamp icicles from Emerald Creek Supplies Icicles Stamp Collections Stamp  with white paint. 

Tie pages to inside of journal with prepared elastic. 

Stamp Emerald Creek Supplies Cardinal Stamp on to watercolor paper using embossing ink.

to craft sheet. Using paint brush; paint prepared embossed  cardinal with inks that have been misted with water. 
Stamp around embossed cardinal with Eileen Hull ColorBox Blend Nutmeg Ink. 

Punch scallop circle from water color paper. 
 Stamp with Nutmeg Ink.  

Wrap journal with ribbon to create tie. 
Adhere small floral leaves, pinecones and poinsettias round cardinal to form wreath. 

Tie bow at bind. 

I hope you are filled with “Holiday Spirit” as you create wonderful projects this winter season. Hugs Pam

Supplies:
Eileen Hull/Sizzix Wrapped Journal
Eileen Hull ColorBox Blend Inks: Golden, Nutmeg, Bay, Wildberry, Stop, Beach 
Emerald Creek Supplies Icicles Stamp Collections Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Cardinal Stamp
Emerald Creek Supplies Holly Branch Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Christmas Polka Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Ancient Amber Embossing Powder
Emerald Creek Supplies Rocky Road Embossing Powder
Emerald Creek Supplies Silver and Blue Jeweled Brads
Small Poinsettia Buttons and Snowflakes
Small Frosted Pinecones and Holly Leave Garland
Sentiment Sticker
Circle and Scallop Punch
Watercolor Paper
White Paint
Paintbrush
Ribbon
Elastic
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks

Every Single Day Mixed Media Card with Xyron and Clearsnap


(Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Xyron Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.)

Hi Xyron and Clearsnap Fans! 
Today I created a “Every Single Day” Mixed Media Card using Xyron adhesive and Clearsnap Colorbox Blend Inks.

Begin by first distressing light blue and red pattern paper with a distress tool; ink edges with Clearsnap Colorbox Nutmeg Blend

Apply Clearsnap Colorbox Stop ink to top of craft mat; spray with water. 
Drag piece of watercolor paper through wet ink. Dry.

 Stamp images from Memories Stamp set to top of prepared inked watercolor paper.

Spatter with white paint; dry. 
Distress edges of prepared paper; ink edges with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Nutmeg ink.

Adhere prepared background paper to top of card front with Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.

Paint chipboard pieces with white paint; dry.

Ink each of the prepared chipboard pieces with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends ink

Emboss each piece with Emerald Creeks Supplies Baked Texture Embossing Powder.

Adhere butterfly to top of card front.

Adhere prepared chipboard pieces to card front.

Stamp sentiment with embossing ink; emboss with Aroma Just Java embossing powder. 
Ink over top of prepared piece lightly with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Stop Ink. 
Distress edges of sentiment and pattern paper; ink edge with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Nutmeg Ink.

Add to front of card with pop dots.

I hope you are inspired to create something today and “everyday” that will make you HAPPY! 
Pam

Supplies:
Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Xyron Creative Station Lite with Permanent Adhesive
Clearsnap Colorbox Blends: Sunshine, Bay, Stop, Nutmeg
Blank Page Muse Memories Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Baked Texture: Ancient Amber, Chunky Rust, Deep Sea
Emerald Creek Supplies Aroma: Just Java
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Chipboard
Authentique Spectrum Paper Pad
Watercolor Paper
DecoArt Titanium White Paint
Black and Embossing Ink
Distress Tool
Pop Dots
5″ x 6 1/2″ Card Base

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Xyron Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.





Life Happens … Coffee Helps Card

Good Morning!!!
Just want to let you know that sometimes….”Life Happens … Coffee Helps”!
and I love coffee…
 BUT…
Today I am super excited to share my card I created with my “newest” stamp sets that are being manufactured by Emerald Creek Craft Supplies

Begin by distressing pattern paper and border strips; adhere to top of card front. 

Stamp sentiment from the Fireside Coffee Stamp Set.

Adhere prepared chipboard to border on card front. 

Stamp coffee images twice from the Fireside Coffee Stamp Set on to pattern paper; fussy cut images out and layer together to form cups. Highlight images with markers. 
Adhere to prepared embossed chipboard. 
Add clear gemstones to sentiments. 

Stamp beans from the Fireside Coffee Stamp Set; highlight images with markers. 
Fussy cut images out; adhere to card front. Add bow. 

I hope you are as excited as I am about the Coffee Cup Stamp Sets 
as well as local scrapbook stores in your area. 
Feel free to ask your local scrapbook stores 
to contact Emerald Creek Craft Supplies for products. 
Pam

Supplies:
Sizzix Crosshatch Die
Chipboard
Copic Markers
Embossing Ink
Clear Gemstones
Pop Dots
Xyron Tape Runner
Distress Tool
May Arts Tan Twine
Brown Card Stock
5″ x 6 1/2″ Card Base
Small Stapler
Crystal Lacquer
(Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Emerald Creek Craft Supplies manufacturing  my Pam Bray Designs Stamp Sets.. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.)

Dad’s Keepsake and Gift Card Box

Hi Authentique Fans! I am sharing with how to create a Dad’s Keepsake Box filled with gift cards, small gifts, and of course money! If you have your dad’s gift already…no worries since this a perfect idea for any holiday, birthday or special occasion like a wedding, graduation, Sweet 16, etc. using any of Authentique Collections.

Begin by getting a chipboard box with lid  to cover. I used a 11 1/4″ x 6 3/4″ box that is 2″ deep. 

Cover inside of box and lid with Accolade paper using you favorite adhesive. Decorate the bottom of pattern paper; add border and paper strip to edge of box.

Gather up some of your dad’s favorite shopping gift cards, small gifts, money, candy, etc….

Decorate top of box with Accolade pattern paper, border and stickers.

Adhere one Epherema Card to top of box. Add second one to top with pop dots. Emboss Dad letters with Chunky Rust Baked Texture; adhere to top of box.

Adhere jute around edges of box lid. Adhere pattern paper to top of chipboard; die cut gear out. Adhere to top of box. Adhere metal gears to top of box.

Fussy cut flags from pattern paper; add to top of box with pop dots.

Add “Dream” Epherema Card to box with pop dots. Adhere metal corners and key to box.

Add small fussy cut tags to box.

Adhere small twine bows to flag banner and hot air balloon. Add metal underneath Dad frame.

I hope you are inspired to create some fun and easy gift boxes this year using some of your favorite collections! Pam

Supplies:
Authentique Accolade Collection
Sizzix Gadget and Gear Die
Emerald Creek Baked Texture Chunky Rust
11 1/4″ x 6 3/4″ Chipboard Box with Lid
ABC’s Chipboard Letters
Border Punch
4 Wooden Beads
Chipboard
Jute
Metal Key, Gears, Number, Metal Corners and Frame
Pop Dots

Dad…My Heart and Soul Card with Emerald Creek Supplies


I am 
sharing  my  “Dad…My Heart and Soul Card for the Emerald Creek Supplies “Guy Style” Challenge! First, my guys are all a bit on the grungy side, lol. They love working in the yard, messing with cars and tools, hiking, fishing and anything outdoors. So my “Guy Style”  first of all means a salute to all the men in my life. I couldn’t help but to create a Dad’s  Day Card since it is in June, plus it gives me a chance to play with Emerald Creek’s Seth Baked Texture and some a the Vintage Timepiece Stamp. 

Begin by creating your background by stamping the Vintage Timepiece on white card stock using embossing ink. (Mask the top of the timepiece off to just get the watch part.) Apply Baked Texture Dirty Sand; heat set.

Ink embossed paper with distress inks. 

Distress edges of pattern paper, black card stock and embossed paper. Adhere pieces together; adhere to top of card base. 

Emboss die cut pieces with Baked Texture Embossing Powder. 

Distress pattern paper and card stock mats; wrap with twine. Tie into bow. 
Add to top of card with pop dots. a
Place sentiment to top of card front. 
Adhere embossed Umbrella Man to top of card. 

Add embossed Crosshatch piece to bottom of card. 
I hope you are inspired to create a “Guy Style” project and join Emerald Creek Supplies in this months challenge. Don’t forget to go to the blog to checkout all the amazing projects from the design team. Pam 

Emerald Creek Supplies:
Baked Texture Ancient Amber
Baked Texture Vintage Beeswax
Baked Texture Deep Sea
Baked Texture Ancient Umber
Baked Texture Chunky Rust
Baked Texture Dirty Sand
Vintage Timepiece Stamp


Other Supplies:
Graphic 45 Botanicabella Pattern Paper
Ranger Distress Ink: Wild Honey, Broken China, Shabby Shutters, Abandoned Coral, Embossing Ink
Sizzix: Crosshatch and Umbrella Man Die
Black and White Card Stock
Brown Twine
Distress Tool
Blending Tool
Embossing Gun
5″ x 7″ Kraft Card Base