Thursday, November 29, 2012

Snowman Fun

Hey there Stamping With The Oldies Fans!  Maria here today to share with you a snowman card.

I found an old UNUSED christmas set from Inkadinkado in my stash!  It has a snowman, tree, reindeer, santa.  I decided to use the snowman and came up with this super simple card:

Well that's all for now!

Thanks for stopping by today!


Friday, November 23, 2012

Candy Cane Tag

I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving, and that you all got what you wanted at the Black Friday sales. I did make plans to go shopping today, but at the last minute decided to stay home with my family, and to spend some time crafting instead. Here is the tag that I made really early this morning
I used a stamp from Unity and I have no idea where the ribbons are from, they have been in my stash for years. I sponged the red dots using a piece of funky ribbon that was on a present I got a while back, and i think the look goes well with the distressed edges. I added some small gems since it is so hard for me to make anything that does not include some sort of bling.
Thank you for stopping by!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all celebrating today! 

This week it is our grungy/distressed week.  SO, I decided to make a tag.  I pulled out some old Unity Stamps and came up with this:

I distressed all the edges for this.  Al the stamped images are from Unity Stamp Co and some were uninked!  They are all from old kit of the month sets.  The buttons are wood buttons I got at Michael's a long time ago as well.  I figured it was about time to make use of these items!

I hope you and yours have a wonderful turkey day!!

Thanks for stopping by!


Friday, November 16, 2012

You Rock!

Happy Friday everyone!
For today I made a card for my oldest son. He has been getting in trouble at home a lot lately, mostly for stuff like having a messy room, not taking out the trash and then there were the two classed where he got a B instead of an A on his report card.  After parent teacher conferences last night where all his teachers praised him for being such a good kid, I started to feel that maybe I have been a bit too hard on him, and want to give him a card to show him how special I think he really is.

The paper I used is from a DCWV stack called Rockstar that I have had for at least 4 years, and the stamp is from A Muse. This was pretty quick to put together since the dp did most of the "work", I just added the sentiment and a few stars and gems. I really like how this turned out and may make a few more similar to this to use for boys birthday cards and to send to OWH.
Thank you for stopping by!

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Loads of Love

Hey there folks!

This week is anything goes here at Stamping With The Oldies!  So I wanted to share this card I made using some old Unity I had and haven't inked up in a while.  Actually I think the "load of laundry" was uninked.

I dug through some old DCWV papers for this as well!  I think these are literally from one of my VERY first packs of DCWV pattern paper that I got at a Joanne's store before they moved their location.  Yikes, that had to be at least 8 (if not more) years ago!

Be sure to go dig through your stuff and find those stamps you never inked or papers you hoarded and never used!

Thanks for stopping by today!


Monday, November 12, 2012

Thinking Of You

Welcome to Monday, friends! Hopefully, yours is off to a good start. Ky here, sharing a little manly thinking of you card.

Isn't this lighthouse just adorable against that radiating paper? I colored the images with my Copics, popped the seagull up on foam, and added two brads in the corners for balance.

Hopefully this card will bring you some cheer today. Sometimes, just knowing someone is thinking of you is enough to make it through the day. Have a happy one!

Ta for now,

Cardstock, Gina K Designs Pure Luxury, Bazzill
Patterned paper, Stampin' Up
Stamps, Theresa Momber's By The Sea, Gina K Designs
Dies, Spellbinders' Nestabilities
Coloring, Copic markers
Ribbon, Making Memories
Brads, from my stash

Friday, November 9, 2012


Happy Friday!
For this weeks challenge "Baby it's dark outside" I chose to use some of all the glitter I have had sitting around forever. Remember when glitter was the "must have" embellishment for a card? I loved glitter and still do, I just do not use it as much any more, most likely because I have since required so much more stuff to play with than just glitter.

I ran the card through my Xyron and sprinkled it with three different colors of glitter, the sentiment is from A Muse, and I added a red heart for just a pop of color.
Thank you for stopping by, and have a fantastic weekend!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Night bird

Maria here continuing with our theme this week "Baby it's dark outside".  I created this nighttime themed card:

I pulled out some old Memory Box papers and 2 Unity stamps from their Kit of the Month in 2011 I believe.  And these were two stamps I never inked up!

The block with the bird image is one stamp which I paper pieced for the effect.  Not sure how many birds will sit by the moonlight but I thought it looked really cool!

Sorry I missed out last week was dealign with no power due to Hurricane Sandy and on Wednesday of this week we got snow!

Well that's all for now this week!


Tuesday, November 6, 2012


Hello again, it's Ky, back with another 'dark' project. Today is election day, so this will be really short.

I created this using Melanie Muenchinger's Inspiration Mosaic stamp set (through Gina K Designs) released in July 2009. This is a great set to work with because it lends itself to so many applications.

Peace is what I'm wishing for today. Peace for our country, for our neighbors, for our lives. Thank you so much for stopping by on your busy day. See ya!


Monday, November 5, 2012

Baby It's Dark Out There

Hello everyone - it's Ky here today. I have issued the girls a challenge to make a card that represents the dark in 'honor' of the change back to standard time. The girls can choose to make a night scene, just use dark colors, or depict something that lives in the night. It's a pretty open challenge!

So many flights take a long time to get to the destination, and many times, flying coast to coast means you may start out in daytime and land at night.

I used an older set from Tim Holtz. His images really suit my style of crafting. I love all things distressed, but I stayed away from tearing any of this up. This is from the Air Travel set, Stuff to Say, and Steampunk. I stamped the airplane with Embossing Ink, using silver powder to make the surface. I stamped over the cooled embossing powder with Archival Ink to put the details into the plane. The rest is fairly straight forward - distress inks for the ticket, hand and sentiment.

I hope you are looking forward to playing along. Be sure to link us up so we can see what you made!

Ta for now,

Friday, November 2, 2012


Hello, Eva here today.
Just a quick post for you today since everyone in our house is sick with a really bad cold.
My card today was made with papers from my ever growing scrap basket, they are all from the DCVW "Once upon a Time" stack and the stamp I used is from A Muse Art Stamps.
I hope that everyone had a fun Halloween and my thoughts and prayers are with everyone who is still recovering from the storms this week.
Thank you for stopping by!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Wishes for you

Blogging routines get disrupted from time to time, and today is no different. Hello, it's Ky, stopping by with a post for Maria. Maria has had sporadic power availability from TS Sandy. She's safe, just in case you were worrying about them. So here's a little wish for you all left picking up from Sandy's tantrum.

I used Theresa Momber's set, Whimsical Wishes, from Gina K Designs for this card. I love the bold images and the large sentiment that really grabs your eye. It's a clean and simple design, which you all know is still a challenge for me. I hope you are safe where you are, and that you might play along and share a link to your project. We'd love to be inspired!

Ta for now,

Cardstock - Gina K Designs Pure Luxury
Stamps - Whimsical Wishes by Theresa Momber, Gina K Designs
Ink - Memento Teal Zeal and Peanut Brittle
Rhinestones - Basic Grey