I adore the fairies in Stampin’ Up’s host set, New Wonders!
New Wonders Fairy
The images have shadows, which makes for easy coloring with Stampin’ Blends, alcohol markers. First, I stamped the fairy and small leaf in Memento Black Ink on Whisper White Cardstock, and cut a square around the fairy, 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″. Then, I backed the square with Highland Heather Cardstock for a 1/16″ border.’
Then, I fussy cut six, small leaves, and colored them with Light Old Olive. The fairy was colored with four “Light” Stampin’ Blends: Highland Heather (dress), Soft Suede (hair), Petal Pink (skin) and Soft Sea Foam (wings).
For the background, I used a Purple Posy card base, topped with Whisper White Cardstock that I embossed with the Stylish Scrolls Embossing Folder. The 4″ X 1 1/2″ piece beneath the square is from the In-Color 6X6 Designer Paper in a “scroll” pattern to match the card base color, Purple Posy.
“Celebrate” is one of the sentiments in the New Wonders Stamp Set, stamped with Highland Heather Ink on Purple Posy Cardstock, and cut with one of the Ornate Frames Dies.
My Inspiration for the layout was from Global design project.
I’m also sharing with Seize the Birthday, because that’s what this little fairy is celebrating.
I almost overlooked the Stylish Scrolls Embossing Folder and Ornate Frames Dies, because they were on a Halloween page of the Holiday Catalog. I’m so glad I “found” them, because I love their versatility.
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The In-Colors, Blueberry Bushel and Call Me Clover, combine with Real Red for a Perfectly Plaid Christmas card.
Three Pine Trees
Today’s colors were inspired by the Global Design Project challenge.
The card base is Call me Clover, which I embossed with the Tin Tile Embossing Folder. Next, is a layer of Whisper White Cardstock, stamped with Blueberry Bushel Ink, using the Buffalo Check background stamp. Then, I used a Rectangle Stitched Die for cutting.
TIP: I used the Stamparatus, so I could stamp twice, and insure the ink would leave a well covered image.
The Perfectly Plaid Stamp set provided the stamps for the three trees, and I used the Pine Tree Punch for cutting. The two plaid trees are stamped in Call Me Clover Ink on Call me Clover Cardstock, and the tree in the middle is stamped on Whisper White Cardstock. I layered the trees for thickness, before placing them on Dimensionals.
The sentiment,”lots of love at Christmas,” is from the Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set. Don’t you love the way it curves?
The flowers are from the Detailed Deer Die Set, and each was given a pearl for the center.
Thank you for visiting my blog. I made two more cards with this color combo, which I’ll be sharing tomorrow. Have a wonderful day!
Today’s card features mums, in all their Fall glory!
Mums for you
It was fun stamping the mums from the Daisy Lane Stamp Set, and cutting them with the Medium Daisy Punch. I used Crushed Curry and Daffodil Delight Cardstock with Real Red Ink for my Fall colors.
My fern for the mums is from the Tropical Die Set, cut from Pear Pizzazz Cardstock.
The word “mums” was made with the Hand-Lettered Prose Dies, and a retired piece of dotted, Subtles 6X6 DSP. I gave several layers to the letters with Pear Pizzazz Cardstock.
TIP: The retired Subtles 6X6 DSP is in the Clearance Rack. Just click on my “shop” button, and you’ll see “Clearance Rack” on the left side of the page.
The current checked, Subtles 6X6 DSP is pictured in my Product List.
To complete the sentiment, I added “for you” from the Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp Set. I stamped it in Old Olive Ink on Whisper White Cardstock, and cut with a Stitched Nested Label Die.
For the background, I embossed Whisper White Cardstock with the backside of the Basket Weave Embossing Folder, and I adhered this to a Thick Whisper White card base.
I decorated the envelope flap with Pressed Petals Designer Paper, which you can see in the top photo.
My inspiration for today’s project was the Global Design Project’s challenge theme.
I appreciate you following my blog. Sharing with you keeps me creating, which is truly a joy! Thank you! I hope you’ve been inspired!
The Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper is perfect for traditional red and green Christmas cards.
The background of this beautiful DSP is Very Vanilla, so that’s what I chose for the card base. I topped it with the Garden Green print of leaves, berries and pinecones. Then, I added a 3/4″ strip of Garden Green, ticking DSP, also in the Toile Tidings pack. I trimmed this with a narrow band of Real Red Cardstock, cut with a Be Mine Stitched Die.
Next, I needed a circle, because I was using Global Design Project’s sketch for inspiration.
A wreath would be perfect for my red and green Christmas card! Using a Beautiful Boughs Die, I cut five boughs from Garden Green Cardstock. Then, using two Layering Circles Dies, I cut a frame from Soft Suede Cardstock.
I used another Beautiful Boughs Die to cut a pinecone from Soft Suede Cardstock, and glued it to the frame, along with the five boughs.
I placed Mini Dimensionals on the back of the frame, but before attaching it to the card front, I needed to add the sentiment.
“Believe” is from the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set, which I stamped in Real Red Ink, and cut with a Merry Christmas label die.
I took a picture of the back, thinking you might be confused by my explanation.
And, here’s a final close-up. Isn’t that pinecone cute!
The 2019 Holiday Catalog has so much to offer. See my Product List below for today’s supplies. Thanks for shopping with me! Have a great day!
Hi Friends! I’m home from New York, and ready for a card challenge. In fact, I was ready for two!
I decided to use daisies, when I saw CAS(E) this sketch.
And, my idea would work with Global Design Project’s colors.
I began by making the daisies with So Saffron ink, Rococo Rose ink, and Whisper White Cardstock.
I stamped one large, and one small daisy, from the Daisy Lane stamp set, in So Saffron ink. Then, I used the two sizes of Daisy Punches for cutting the So Saffron daisies, and punched two more in white. The two white daisies were colored with Rococo Rose ink by using a Sponge Dauber.
I curled the petals with my Bone Folder, and glued them together.
TIP: The centers were made by using the Medium Daisy Punch on a 6X6 piece of Rococo Rose In-Color DSP, and cutting the centers with the 1/2 Inch Circle Punch. This gives the cute, notched, detail.
The daisy stems were cut with a Well Written die from Whisper White Cardstock. After cutting, I colored the stems with Mint Macaron ink, using a Sponge Dauber.
The background is Whisper White Cardstock on a Thick Whisper White card base, with a 2″ X 4″ section of W W Cardstock that I embossed with the Lace 3D Folder.
I deliberated about the sentiment, and I’m happy with the final choice. The word “hi” is from the Hand-Lettered Prose Die Set, cut from the same 6X6 DSP as the daisy centers. I attached the daisies with Dimensionals, and my card was complete.
Thank you for stopping by. It’s so nice we can say “hi” to each other this way! Only a couple more days until September 4th, when you can order from Stampin’ Up’s Holiday Catalog! Send me an email, if you haven’t received your catalog yet: [email protected]
Life is full of adventure for this guy riding his bike at sunset.
Today’s project began with the word, “adventure,” from the Sweet Silhouettes die set, cut from Thick Whisper White Cardstock.
The sunset was made with a Layering Circles die and See A Silhouette Designer Paper. The red and yellow design makes a brilliant, instant sunset, don’t you think?
The sunset is contrasted against a layer of Blueberry Bushel Cardstock on a Thick Whisper White card base. The Blueberry Bushel layer was cut with a Stitched Rectangle Die for added interest.
I stamped the cyclist from the Enjoy Life stamp set, in Memento Black Ink, on the sunset circle.
The cyclist’s “road” is a retired piece of In-Color 6X6 Designer Paper. The current patterns are in my Product List below.
Using the Stamparatus, I positioned the “road,” stamping the wheels, so they would align with the wheels on the sunset.
My inspiration for today’s card was the Global Design Project challenge.
Thank you for stopping by. May your life be filled with adventure and beautiful sunsets!