Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Tarheel Stamper - Slice of Supreme Pizza Card

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 This is the Supreme pizza I made after I shot the video on how to make the Pepperoni pizza.  The links to those blog posts are Part 1 and Part 2.  You can see the Slice of Pepperoni pizza and close up photos.

Happy Stampin',
Tammy aka Tarheel Stamper

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Tarheel Stamper - Part Two of Slice of Pepperoni Pizza

Here is the 2nd video of how to make the Slice of Pepperoni Pizza card. 

You can view this video in HD on my YouTube Channel TarheelStamper.

See this post for more details and a supplies list.

Have a great day,
Tammy aka Tarheel Stamper

Tarheel Stamper - Slice of Pepperoni Pizza Card

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Progression of shading and adding dots to the pepperoni slices.
This was a fun card to make.  I made it for my youngest son.  He loves pepperoni pizza so I thought this would be great for him.  Since he is an adult, I wanted to make it more realistic.  I will share a "supreme" pizza tomorrow.  This is a time consuming card, but well worth the effort.  When my son told me he was going to keep this one and that was the coolest card, all the work was worth it! 

I have a two-part video on You Tube on how to make this card.  I looked up pizza cards on a search engine and used ideas from both of them, Christine David and Stephanie Baldwin.  Both made beautiful cards!

On the video is a supplies list at the end.  If you need  to print off the supplies, I have uploaded a pdf to Scribd

Part 1 video of Slice of Pizza Tutorial

You can view in HD on my YouTube channel, TarheelStamper

Part 2 will follow in the next post. I didn't want to put two videos in one blog post. 

Happy Stampin,
Tammy aka Tarheel Stamper

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tarheel Stamper - More Wedding Photos Part 2

Here are some more photos my brother-in-law took.  Hope it gives someone some ideas. 
You can click on the photos for a larger view.

Have a wonderful day,

Tammy aka Tarheel Stamper

Mega Man groom's cake.  My son and now daughter(in-law) love video games!

The Happy Couple!

Wedding Party table. I used sprinkles of the Two Step Bird punch on the table.

One of the tables set up.  Ignore the stray bottle of water please.  LOL

Bought a T-shirt and fabric markers for people to write marriage advice or congratulations.  These were directed at Sara.  I did this at her bridal shower also.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Tarheel Stamper - More Wedding Photos

Just thought I would add some more photos of the wedding reception and decorations.  We haven't seen the official photographer's photos yet.  These were taken by my brother-in-law. 

Remember you can click on the photos to have them open up in a larger view.

Close up of banner

Used these bird nests on the wedding party, food and drink tables

Pretty cake!  Used Two Step Bird punched pieces sprinkled around tables.

Cutting the cake

Cake Topper

Another close up shot of the pillow box

Table in the foyer.  I put some of the grapevine balls on a stick with the birds on top in the floral arrangement.

This is the centerpiece on the wedding party table.  I found the bird on pedestal ceramic pieces at Michael's for 1/2 off and they were only $3.99 at the regular price.  Two for $3.99 isn't bad.
I will be back tomorrow with some more photos of the wedding.  Maybe some of the ideas I used will help someone when they are planning a wedding or need table ideas.

Hope you have a wonderful day,
Tammy aka Tarheel Stamper

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Tarheel Stamper - Pennant Banner and Bird's Nest Wedding Favors

Bird Nest Favors

The first photo is of a place setting at the reception.  We used paper and plastic products to help offset the cost and to quicken clean up! These are bird nests (haystacks) in a cello bag tired with Certainly Celery Satin ribbon.  I used the Wide Oval, Modern Label, and Word Window punches.  Colors are Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, and Bashful Blue card stock.  My Digital Studio is great for making the labels.  

You can click on the photos for larger views.  We made almost 70 of these.  I would not have been able to do these without help from my sister, my other daughter(in law) and made my newest daughter(in law)'s sister.



The banner below is made with the Pennant Bigz XL die.  I stamped their names in Chocolate Chip with the Lovely Letters stamp set.  I used the 2 Step Bird and Scallop Circle punches on the banner also.  I wish I had a better photo, but hopefully you get the idea.  Everyone loved the banner and decorations.

We had a fruit and vegetable tray, wedding cookies, cake pops, mints, nuts, chocolate dipped strawberries, and heart shaped chicken salad sandwiches.  Also I made a Sundrop punch and we all love it.  Made it for the wedding reception also. Recipe is below the photo.  It is simple and thirst quenching.  It went quickly at both events. 


Copied from Cynthia on the link below the recipe!

Sundrop Punch

If you are ever in need of a delicious punch recipe that is easy to make with limited ingredients, this recipe is for you. I found it while getting my nails done in a cookbook produced by the women of First United Methodist Church in Clover, SC.

2 (12 ounce) cans frozen lemonade concentrate
2 (46 ounce) cans unsweetened pineapple juice, chilled
3 (2 liter) Sundrops, chilled

Mix lemonade and pineapple juice together and refrigerate or freeze. If frozen, set out of freezer about 4 hours before serving time.

Pour into a large punch bowl, add Sundrop and stir gently to blend. Float thinly sliced lemon or orange on the top. Serve immediately.  link to recipe

Friday, March 18, 2011

Tarheel Stamper - Cake Pops and Shower and Wedding Favors

Thought I would share these cake pops I made. I had seen some on an Internet site and thought they would be cute to have for my daughter(in-law's) shower.  Mine doesn't look as good as that site's, but I think they turned out cute.  It did take some to make these, but everyone loved them.  I wish I would have had more time to maybe add a ribbon and a punched label to them, but they are cute.

Next is a photo of all the pillow boxes I made.  I showed one in the video I shared the other day.  These are made with the Sizzix Pillow Box Die, Modern Label and Word Window punches, Chocolate Chip and Bashful Blue and Whisper White card stock, and Certainly Celery ribbon. I also used the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder.

Below is a close up of one of the boxes.

Next post I will show the banner some other decorations and the reception favors.

Happy Stampin',
Tammy aka Tarheel Stamper

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Tarheel Stamper - First Video - Sizzix Pillow Box Die Tips

I cannot believe how long it has been since I posted.  Almost one month without a post is too long!  I was very busy with wedding preparations for our oldest son and now daughter("in-law")!  Yahoo they were married Saturday March 12th.  I made the decorations for a shower, wedding invitations, rehearsal dinner, and the wedding reception.  I had some great help from my other daughter("in-law"), my sister, and the bride's sister.  I am so thankful they helped me last week or I would never had gotten all the wedding things finished.  I will share pictures in the future, but I don't have my camera with me at the moment. 

My sweet aunt passed away early Thursday morning and we buried her yesterday.  So my past week has been a roller coaster of emotions.  The family was so kind to schedule family visitation and the funeral services for Sunday and Monday so the wedding could go on and my mother (her sister passed away) could attend the wedding.  The wedding was wonderful and some of the family told me it was a nice and needed diversion from the pain of losing a grandparent and mother-in-law.  I am thankful to know that she is with loved ones and the Lord in Heaven now. 

On to the video and enough of the personal life things for today.  I was making pillow box favors or the wedding rehearsal dinner and wanted to use each piece of card stock for as many pillow boxes as possible.  The video shows you how to get 4 out of one piece of card stock.  I wanted to see if I could make a video.  Please don't laugh too hard.  LOL ;-)  I hope you can get some tips out of this video.  I show the pillow box and some other tips I have learned about using the Sizzix.  I hope to make more in the future.  I used the Sixxix pillow box die from Stampin' Up!  It is so easy to make cute boxes with this.  I put 4 Robin Egg candies in each box.  The theme of the wedding was love birds.  The video is below and also on YouTube.  I have a channel titled Tarheel Stamper. 

Anyway  I hope you have a wonderful day and thanks for reading all this! 
Tammy aka Tarheel Stamper