Wonderful Romance Celebration Bouquet

 Today’s Wonderful Romance, celebration card, is all about coloring.

By Su Mohr for cts309; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Stampin' Blends alcohol markers, Wonderful Romance stamp set, Wonderful Floral dies, Well Written dies, Shimmery cardstock; #celebrationcards #handmadecards #diy #cardchallenges #Papercrafts #coloring #adultcoloring #wonderfulromance #wonderfulfloral #wellwritten #stampinup

hooray!

 

My favorite tools for coloring are the Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers, offered in a wide range of colors. For this project I used: Light Mossy Meadow, Light Old Olive, Light & Dark Granny Apple Green, Dark Pineapple Punch, Dark Crumb Cake, and Light and Dark Calypso Coral. 

 

I first stamped the floral bouquet (Wonderful Romance stamp set) in Crumb Cake ink on Shimmery White cardstock. Before coloring, I used the bouquet’s die from Wonderful Floral for cutting. 

The Shimmery White cardstock has nice thickness, so I couldn’t resisted placing my bouquet on dimensionals.

 

My layout for the bouquet was inspired by this week’s CAS(E) this sketch. 

 

After playing around with angled sections, I decided to go with plain rectangles on the diagonal corners. The top piece is 2″ X 3″, and the bottom piece is 2″ X 2 1/4″. These fit nicely on the layer of Whisper White cardstock, which is 4″ X 5 1/4″, layered on the 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ Thick Whisper White card base. The striped paper is from the Neutrals 6X6 Designer Series Paper in Pear Pizzazz. 

Just one more item would complete my card front; a word from the Well Written die set, “hooray,” and the exclamation point. We use a lot of those in our online writing! Don’t we? I rolled these through the Big Shot with Pear Pizzazz cardstock, and adhered them with tiny, tiny, tiny dots of Tombow liquid glue.

 

I hope you enjoyed seeing today’s bouquet, good for any celebration. But, I like the way “hooray” rhymes with “birthday,” so it will probably end up saying, “It’s your birthday,” on the inside.

Don’t forget to go shopping at my store, while the Occasions and Sale-A-Bration items are available! (now through March 31st while supplies last).

Thanks for stopping by, and have a great day!


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“Quick & Easy” Rainbow Birthday Card

Here is a “quick & easy” rainbow birthday card.

By Su Mohr for GDP176; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Cake Soiree stamp set, Well Written die set, Stampin' Up ink pads; #cakesoiree #birthdaycards #rainbows #colorfulcards #handmadecards #wellwrittendies #cardchallenges #globaldesignproject #stampinup #diy #papercrafts

Rainbow Birthday

 

The rainbow/circle idea is from Steffi Helmschrott’s card at Global Design Project. We were challenged to CASE her fabulous card this week.

 

First, I decided on the colors I would use for my rainbow: Poppy Parade, Grapefruit Grove, Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzazz, Pool Party and Highland Heather.

 

After selecting rainbow colors, I needed to find a fairly small object for stamping. Remembering that the Cake Soiree stamp set had some nice, small flowers, I pulled it from the shelf. I was happy to find a round flower that was just the right size for stamping a horizontal row across the card front.

I stamped one flower, inked with each of the six colors, cleaning the stamp between colors. Then, I went back with each color, “stamping off” above and below the original “full strength” row. In retrospect, I could have completed the stamping with each color, before going on to the next, but I wasn’t sure how it was going to turn out.

 

Now that my rainbow of flowers was complete, I needed a sentiment. The bright flowers on the Whisper White background called for a sentiment in black, don’t you think? The words, “happy birthday,” from the Well Written die set, happened to fit the space perfectly. Plus, it’s a cheery looking card that someone having a birthday would like to receive. I used the two dies to cut the words from Basic Black cardstock, and adhered them with tiny dots of  liquid glue, being careful not to lose the “i.”

 

This would be a fun card for a beginning stamper, especially if you simply stamped “happy birthday” in black ink. I’ll have to keep that in mind.

Thanks for the visit. Have a great day!

 


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Pals February 2019 Blog Hop Sale-A-Bration

Welcome to the Pals’ February blog hop. We’re so glad you’re here because it’s “Time to Sale-A-Brate”! Our Design Team created projects using Sale-A-Bration items to inspire you. You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

 

What’s the best thing for serving a warm cup of tea? You’re right, a teapot! 

Bu Su Mohr for Pals Feb 2019 Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Tea Time dies, Tea Together stamp set, Wonderful Romance stamp set, Wonderful Floral dies, Lace Textured embossing folder, Share What You Love DSP; #sharewhatyoulove #teasets #tea #teapots #handmadecards #diy #teatime #teatogether #occasions2109 #saleabration

Tea Time

 

This adorable teapot is part of the Sale-A-Bration offerings that you can earn for FREE with a qualifying order, now through March 31st. The Tea Time die set coordinates with the Tea Together stamp set in the Occasions catalog,  which you can see pictured in my Product List below. My favorite stamp sets have dies that cut the images, and this was an exciting Sale-A-Bration surprise!

 

It’s really fun selecting the china pattern for the teapot. This pattern is from Share What You Love DSP, which I especially like for it’s extra thick, non-breakable, quality. I stamped the teapot in Soft Suede ink, so the outline could be seen, before using its die for cutting.

The beautiful, Whisper White tablecloth was made with the Lace Textured embossing folder. The teapot is resting on a mat of Pear Pizzazz and Old Olive leaves, plus Rich Razzleberry sprigs made with Wonderful Floral dies. 

 

Old Olive linen Thread was tied around the tablecloth and knotted, before adhering the tablecloth to the Crumb Cake table.

Don’t you just love the sentiment, “You are the best thing I never knew I needed” from the Wonderful Romance stamp set? I stamped it in Crumb Cake ink, and it fit beautifully on the Whisper White plate made with a Wonderful Floral die.  Three little pearls were tossed on the plate for good measure.

 

But, the excitement doesn’t stop here. I had to share with you this stand-alone teapot. Peggy Noe shared it with her Sweet Stampers in a gingham print, and I’m sorry we don’t know the originator, but it’s just too cute not to pass along.

 

This is how I made it:

Cut a piece of cardstock, 3 1/2″ X 6 1/2″ 

Score at 3 1/4″ and fold

Place the teapot die on the folded cardstock with the knob just a bit above the fold.

 

Cut two teapots from your favorite china pattern, and glue. I used the Reverse Mirror technique to stamp the back of the teapot, but it would be fine to die cut without stamping. I bet you can’t wait to try it!

Thanks so much for paying me a visit!

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. 

Please click to leave a COMMENT HERE.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 13, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share their “Spring Has Sprung” projects. Don’t miss the fun!

Blog Hop  Line-up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  3. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art       YOU ARE HERE
  4. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  5. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  6. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  7. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  8. Jill Killeen at The Killeen House Studio Blog
  9. Terri George at Stamp Me Crafty
  10. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  11. Linda Suarez at All Night Stamping
  12. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  13. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  14. Sara Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  15. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  16. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  17. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  18. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  19. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  20. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  21. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  22. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  23. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  24. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  25. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  26. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  27. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot
  28. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  29. Christine Eck at Dances with Hooves

 

 

 

 


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