Colorful Seasons Summer Beverages

Summer beverages “hit the spot.”

By Su Mohr for Paper Players Design Team; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Colorful Seasons Stamp Set, Seasonal Layers Die Set, Bird Ballad DSP; #summer #summerthemes #seasonallayers #colorfulseasons #beverages #drinksoncards #handmadecards #handcrafted #cardmaking

Summer Beverages

 

My inspiration for today’s card was Claire’s challenge for the Paper Players Design Team. 

 

I found the cute, little “summer beverage” in the Colorful Seasons stamp set, which I stamped in four colors, and cut with its coordinating die from the Seasonal Layers Die Set. I took the colors from the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper on the right side of the card: Daffodil Delight, Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, and Granny Apple Green.

The green stripe is really Old Olive, but I thought Granny Apple Green would taste better.

 

The sentiment, “Life is a beautiful thing,” also from the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set, was stamped in Memento Black Ink.

 

I couldn’t pass up using one of my favorite die-cuts, the Adirondack chair, so I added it in Thick Whisper White Cardstock. Besides, you need to sit down to consume all of those beverages!

 

I appreciate you stopping by, thank you!  Colorful Seasons and Seasonal Layers are in the new catalog, and can be ordered by clicking on the pictures in my Product List.

Come join the Paper Players, and post your “summer beverages” in our gallery. Remember to keep it CAS (clean & simple). Get more inspiration from our Design Team.

 


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#Simplestamping Rainbow Unicorn

When I think of unicorns, I think of rainbows.

By Su Mohr for #simplestamping; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Leave A Little Sparkle, Geared Up Garage; #unicorns #unicornsoncards #rainbows #rainbowunicorns #handmadecards #cardmaking #handcrafted #simplestamping

Rainbow Unicorn

 

The rainbow was easy to create, especially since I used the idea from a previous project. Remember my birds from earlier this month?

Rainbow Birds #simplestamping

 

 

 

I even used the same ink colors, which are in my Product List. Changing it up to fit the shape of the unicorn, I stamped the Geared Up Garage, “blotch” stamp, in a diagonal direction.

 

Next, I stamped the unicorn from Stampin’ Up’s new stamp set, Leave A Little Sparkle, in Memento Black Ink.

I love the realistic drawing of the unicorn, but I must tell you, I took some teasing from my family when describing the stamp set to them. I compared the “realistic” unicorns to the “cartoon” dinosaurs in the Dino Days stamp set.

So, dinosaurs are real and unicorns aren’t? I guess you just have to “believe,” and that’s the sentiment I chose.

 

To highlight the rainbow colors, I used Basic Black for the card base. And, with a stamp set title of Leave A Little Sparkle, I had to add some Iridescent Sequins.

 

If you would like to make your own unicorn projects, you can order this fabulous stamp set by clicking on the picture in my Product List. Thank you! I appreciate you shopping at my store!

Have an “unbelievably” good day!

 


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Stencil Technique “Two-for-One”

I just received Stampin’ Up’s  new Shimmer Detailed Laser-Cut Paper, and I couldn’t wait to put it to use. I ended up with a “two-for-one;” two cards from one section of Designer Series Paper.

Card Number One:

By Su Mohr for GDP; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Shimmer Detailed Laser-Cut Paper, Eyelet lace Embossing Folder, Well Written Die Set, stenciling technique; #twoforone #stencilingtechnique #crafttechniques #handmadecards #handcrafted #stencils #stampinup #colorchallenges #flowersoncards

Laser-Cut Blooms

 

Card Number Two:

Stenciled Blooms

 

I began with card number two, by cutting a section from the Laser-Cut DSP, and snipping the pattern free from the frame.

 

Next, I held the floral pattern (stencil) in place on Whisper White Cardstock, and used Sponge Daubers to apply ink to the flowers and greenery in two colors: Pineapple Punch and Granny Apple Green.

“Thanks” was cut using a Well Written Die from Thick Whisper White Cardstock, colored with a Sponged Dauber and Night of Navy Ink.

My colors were inspired by Global Design Project.

I chose Granny Apple Green for the card base, layered with Whisper White Cardstock that I embossed with the new, Eyelet Lace Embossing Folder.

 

My number one, Laser-Cut card, developed from the ink colored, “stencil.” I placed it on the same Eyelet Lace embossed layer, on a Granny Apple Green card base.

 

“Friend” is also from the Well Written Die Set, and colored in Night of Navy Ink.

 

I’ve always liked the look of stenciling, and it’s a fun way to use this Laser-Cut DSP. Getting two cards from the process is a bonus!

 

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