Mother & Daughter Side By Side

This fashionably dressed mother and daughter are from the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set.

By Su Mohr for Paper Players; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Timeless Tropical Stamp Set, Tropical Oasis DSP, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Beautiful Bouquet Stamp Set; #beautifulmoments #tropical #2020catalog #mothersdaycards #paperpiecing #cardtechniques #handmadecards #cardmaking

Side by Side

 

I had fun dressing them,  like paper dolls, using the “paper-piecing” technique with Tropical Oasis Designer Paper.

I first stamped the mother and daughter in Early Espresso Ink on Whisper White Cardstock. Then, I stamped the mother and daughter on the DSP,  and fussy cut the dresses.

TIP: It feels weird cutting off their heads, arms and legs, but you have to do it!

After gluing the dresses in place, I colored their skin with the Ivory Stampin’ Blend, and their hair with several colors named in my Product List below.

I used the largest Stitched  So Sweetly Die for cutting.


The background is a Soft Sea Foam card base, stamped with palm trees from the Timeless Tropical Stamp Set in Pear Pizzazz Ink.

“Side by Side” is from the Beautiful Bouquet Stamp Set, cut with another Stitched So Sweetly Die. This sentiment is perfect, don’t you think?

 

Today’s card was inspired by the Paper Player’s challenge, “Fashion Fun.”

 

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Honey and the Bees

Bzzzz, bzzzz, these bees are busy, making a card to be sent to someone endearingly named “Honey.”

By Su Mohr for FMS; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Honey Bee Bundle, Honey Bee Stamp Set, Detailed Bee Dies, Poppy Moments Dies, Hand-Lettered Prose Dies; #honeybees #honeybee #bees #honeycomb #poppymoments #poppies #poppiesoncards #2020minicatalog #handmadecards #handcrafted #cardmaking #diy

Honeybees

 

The bees liked that I stamped them in Early Espresso Ink, rather than black, for a change. And, I appreciated how still they sat while I cut them with a Detailed Bee Die.  

We made the see-through flower and leaves with Poppy Moments Dies, using Thick Whisper White Cardstock, and Pear Pizzazz Cardstock. I used the Subtle Textured Embossing Folder on the leaves to contrast with the smooth Whisper White background.

 

To make the honeycomb, I used a Detailed Bees metal die as a stencil, and applied Daffodil Delight Ink with a Sponge Dauber. The bees thought my method was crazy, but they liked the way it turned out.

 

Do you see how the honeycomb resembles the shape on the right side of this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge?

 

Finally, I needed the word “honey,” which I made using the letters from the Hand-Lettered Prose Die Set. To make the letters “soft” like the honeycomb, I applied Daffodil Delight Ink to Thick Whisper White Cardstock with a Sponge Dauber. That area beneath the “y” is what I used for the flower’s center.

 

This card makes the bees happy, and I hope it does the same for the “Honey” who receives it.

 

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Masculine Winter Birthday Card

Today’s project is a winter time, masculine, birthday card. 

By Su Mohr for Fusion; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Majestic Mountain Dies, Pressed Petals DSP, Layering Circles Dies, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Clubhouse Stamp Set, Copper Foil; #masculinecards #masculinebirthdaycards #majesticmountain #trees #treesoncards #birthdaycards #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #cardchallenges #cardsketches

Winter Birthday

 

It developed because of the parameters set by the Fusion challenge, where I used the theme, photo, and the sketch. 

 

The first thing I did was use the Majestic Mountain Die to cut the tree from Copper Foil. After seeing the photo, how could I not use this tree?

 

Next, using the largest Layering Circles Die, I cut a circle from Basic Black Cardstock, keeping one edge straight, as it is in the sketch.

The background is the wonderful, burlap, Pressed Petals Designer Paper, which I glued to a Basic Black card base.

 

“Happy Birthday” is from the Clubhouse Stamp Set, stamped in Memento Black Ink on the burlap DSP, and cut with the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die. I layered the sentiment on Basic Black Cardstock for thickness, and placed it on Mini-Dimensionals.

Adding five, black, sequin, stars was the final touch.

 

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