Monday, June 24, 2013

Summertime Inspiration!

Welcome To Prickley Pear Design Team Monday!  Summer has arrived and we have a pile of fun summer-themed cards for you to take a peek at!  Enjoy!

Designer: Heidi Erickson using CL023 Mini Butterflies, D023 Mini Butterflies Die, CL023A Mini Butterflies 2

Designer: Jessica Pascarella using CLR023A Mini Butterflies 2, D033 Flourished Oval Die, D023 Mini Butterflies Die

Designer: Kina Nunziante using CLR011 Dragonfly Clear Stamp Set

Designer: Lucy Chesna using EE0083 It Takes Courage

Designer: Michelle Pearson using GG0044 What If Your Fears, D034 Floral Border Die

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Heidi's Creating Curved Lace Tutorial

 Last week I posted the KK0031 Love is in the Air card and promised to make a tutorial on how I made the straight lacy border die to fit around my oval piece.  When I was making this card, I really wanted to have a fancy edge around the image, but didn't have just the right thing.  I love this tatted looking border and thought it would be perfect if only it was in an oval.  Then I decided to just try a few snips and a couple of tucks and I had what I wanted.  So without further delay...
I cut out my image with an oval die, I needed two lacy border strips, a scissors and some ScorTape.
 Then I made small snips at every repeat piece.  
Then I placed ScorTape all around the edges of the oval.  I made the adhesive strip as continuous as I could.  Next, I began to adhere each section to the back of the card.  I made a slight tuck at each place that I snipped the border.
 I continued to tuck, and adhere around the oval until I finished this piece.
 With the second border, you continue where you left off and repeat the process until you complete the loop.  Cut off the excess.
Finally, adhere this to your card. 

Monday, June 17, 2013

Happy Summer Week Inspiration!

Welcome To Prickley Pear Design Team Monday!  Hope you all had a great weekend...and now it's finally the week of the first day of summer! 

Designer: Jessica Pascarella using CLR033 Spring Flourished Ovals Clear Stamp Set, D033 Flourished Oval Die.

Designer: Kina Nunziante using GG0138 Dandelions & Butterflies, D025 Steampunk Gears Die, CLR025A  Steampunk Gears 2.

Designer: Lucy Chesna using EE0158 What We Leave

Designer: Steph Ackerman using FF0051 Happy Mothers Day, D025 Gears Die

Monday, June 10, 2013

Happy Monday!

Welcome To Prickley Pear Design Team Monday! Here I am again chasing my tail...but Monday it still is!
Summer vacation has hit, school is out and weekends are busy with yardwork and fun!  Hope you can take a few moments and be inspired for those rare moments you can steal in your crafty haven!

Designer: Heidi Erickson usingKK0030M Love is in the Air, CC0073 Happy Anniversary

Designer: Jenn Cochran using CLR023A Mini Butterflies, D023 Mini Butterflies Die

Designer: Michelle Pearson using HH0002 Stately Zebra, FF0098 May All Your Dreams

Thursday, June 6, 2013

We have WINNERS and some more inspiration!

We have WINNERS! 

The winners are:
Denise Bryant
Lynn Mercurio

Please contact Nicole at with your address information so we can get your goodies out to you! Congratulations ladies!

Designer: Heidi Erickson using JJ0013M Thoughtful Giraffe, CLR023A Mini Butterflies 2

Designer: Jenn Cochran using DD0037 Enjoy The Journey

Designer: Jessica Pascarella using HH0029 Tools ATC

Designer: Kina Nunziante using D027 Scalloped Oval Die, CLR027 Scalloped Ovals Clear Set

Designer: Michelle Pearson using B0001 Belated Birthday, KK0024 Buck

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Last Day... A great pairing, Prickley Pear and Cheery Lynn Designs

This week went by so fast. It was so much fun sharing our cards and ideas with you and Cheery Lynn Designs! We hope you had a fun week with us and gained some inspiration! Here is our last card of the week. It is a sneak-peek of fall images that are coming soon! 

Mary came up with this sweet little card. The dies and stamps used for this card are as follows.
Prickley Pear
FF0163 Daisy the Zombie
D017 Scary Cat and Bat Die

Cheery Lynn
Lace Corner Deco H - B173
XM Scalloped Oval - XM-8

We have some amazing fall stamps, clear stamps and dies that will be available this August. So stay tuned. We also are working on a website re-design, that will make your shopping experience with PPRS much more enjoyable. Keep following us and we will keep you updated. Also, help spread the word about PPRS, please like us on Facebook! And, we have many beautiful card ideas for you to look at on Pinterest, be sure to visit us there as well!

Thanks for all of your comments! Two lucky winners will be chosen and this clear set and die will be mailed out to each person! A 24.00 value!

Here are a few other cards from DT members:

 Michelle using:

Jenn using:

 Heidi using: 

Be sure to visit their blogs to see their full posts! 
Happy Stamping and see you tomorrow! And.. be sure to visit the Cheery Lynn Blog to see the wonderful creations that they have in store for you, showcasing our products and theirs!