Monday, November 29, 2010

I am IN LOVE!!

I have to confess.. I have two new loves in my crafting life right now..  Tim Holtz's products and my new toy, Silhoette machine!!!  Just take a look at my card, how can you not LOVE these products!!!

I know I am not getting paid for this, but this also tells you that this is my absolute true opinion ;-)  Tim Holtz's dies and embossing folders are to die for!!  And I am not only talking about the designs, I am talking QUALITY!!!!  Did you know that with TH dies you can cut through a THICK chipboard??!!  Did you see how deep the embossing is from his embossing folders??!!  OH MY!! 

And what about Silhoette??  I have no idea why Cricut is so popular and not so many people even know about Silhoette??  You won't believe how much more freedom you have with Silhouette vs. Cricut!!!  You can buy individual images instead of a whole cartridge (where you might only love a few designs), you can cut whatever size you need, you can make changes to the images, you can position the image on the cut mat where you want (thus saving on paper)!!  I can go on and on.. and I have only had this machine for a few days now and I am still learning!!

Onto my card now :-) 

This card is one of the projects at my upcoming upcoming December Workshop!!  To see other projects that we will be making at the Workshop please click HERE.

December Workshop is scheduled for Sunday, December 12th in the scrap room at Scrapbook Island in San Jose, CA on Sunday, December 12th. We will be there all day, from 10 am to 6 pm!! That is a whole 8 hours of lots of FUN!!! Snacks, soft drinks and lunch will be provided.

This Workshop is by invitation ONLY!!  If you have not received an email from me with information about the Workshops and would like to attend, please send me your email address and I will email you an Evite invitation. 

Please email me if you would like to join my Workshop and if you have ANY questions  :-)

This card measures 5 1/2" x 5 1/2". 

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Hero Arts- sentiment
Papers: Cardstock - Couture
Tools: TH Reindeer, TH Flourishes, TH Snowflake Embossing Folder, Silhoutte Banner, Silhouette Christmas Tree, Spellbinders Oval Nestabilites
Embellishments: TH Distress Stickles in Clear Rock Candy, Copper Brads
Inks: Distress Ink in Old Paper and Vintage Photo

and don't forget about my BLOG CANDY, here is the LINK!!



Eva said...

AMEN to everything you said!!!! I preach about my Silhouette to everyone, including you in the past...LOL...and I am glad to see I was successful...hehehe. And look at this GORGEOUS card!!!! Love every bit of it!

Karen said...

You know how much I adore and could not live without my Silhouette! glad you've got one! Your creation is absolutely amazing and stunning!! WOW!!

Heather said...

Beautiful card. I also love TH and my Silhoette!!

Kristine said...

This is such a beautiful card with all those cut outs Irina. LOVE IT! I don't own a machine like that. Just a cuttlebug. Maybe some day! Love your sponging too! So elegant. =)

Tabitha said...

Love your card. Very pretty. I have an old baby bug but want the freedom that the silhouette gives. I may have to convert. LOL

Debbie Pamment said...

Oooooh this is STUNNING!!! I have a craft robo (an older version of the silhouette) and bought it just for all the reasons you mentioned. It's taken me a while to work it out but now it's out of that box it's STAYING out - LOL

Kim Dellow said...

Totally gorgeous! Kimx

Mrs. L said...

Okay, you make me glad I didn't sell you my Silhouette and you bought a new one! I'll have to get mine out and give it a go. LOVE this card!

Sue from Oregon said...

Stunning Irina! I can only imagine the creations to come! I have a cricut and love it after I bought SCAl so I can cut any SVG and dont have to buy cartridges!

Beth Norman said...

Saw this beauty on SCS. It was in the forum and was someone's favourite. Now it's mine.