Flowers for you

Hello and welcome to day 3 of this week’s Sale-A-Bration countdown! Today’s card is keeping with the “springtime” feeling with two of the Springtime Foils Specialty DSP sheets and some pops of color! With the 2016-2018 In Colors retiring soon, I wanted incorporate at least one color and Flirty Flamingo was it!

The card base is Flirty Flamingo cardstock, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”, and the Springtime Foils Specialty DSP is cut at 4” 5 ¼”.

I used Sponge Brayers to color the dotted DSP in Powder Pink, Flirty Flamingo, and Melon Mambo inks. I chose a couple of flowers from the DSP and colored those in Light and Dark Cherry Cobbler, Light and Dark Rich Razzleberry, Light Pumpkin Pie, Light Calypso Coral, and Light and Dark Old Olive Stampin’ blends. The leaves are from the Rose Garden Thinlits in light green from the Myths & Magic Glimmer Paper, which are then adhered behind the flowers. A piece of Vellum Paper is cut out using the largest scalloped framelit from the Layering Circles Framelits, with the flowers then adhered on top. To give the flowers a “dewy look” I added some glitter circle and raindrops from the Glitter & Clear Epoxy Shapes.

To put the card together, I adhered the DSP to the card base and then adhered the flowers and vellum with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The sentiment is from the Happy Wishes stamp set, stamped on Whisper White card stock on Memento ink, then end is punched out using the Banner Triple Punch, and then sponged around the edges in Flirty Flamingo ink with a Stampin’ Sponge.

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What do you think? Bright, cheerful, and springtime? This is really a great versatile card that can be used for any occasion by changing the sentiment.

Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for stopping by!


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Spring Fling Blog Hop!

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Hello and welcome to the Stamp It Group Spring Fling Blog Hop and giveaway for February. This is my first blog hop and I am excited to be participating with such an incredibly talented group of ladies!

Nothing says spring like a basket of fresh cut flowers and with the Sale-A-Bration second product release, I could not wait to play with the Blossoming Basket stamp set and Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

The card base is in Crumb Cake card stock, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”, the base layer is from the Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper, cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, and then use another piece of Crumb Cake card stock, cut at 4 ¼” x 4 ¼”, which will be used with the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF.

On a Whisper White card stock, stamp the flower basket and butterfly images in Memento Ink, letting them completely dry before coloring in with the Stampin’ Blends. For the basket, I used Light Crumb Cake and Bronze, for the flowers and leaves, Light and Dark Pink Pirouette, Light and Dark Calypso Coral, Light and Dark Daffodil Delight, and Light Old Olive, and for the butterfly, Dark Pool Party and Light Bermuda Bay. Both images are then fussy cut out using Paper Snips. The sentiment is stamped in Bermuda Bay ink on ½” piece of Whisper White card stock with the ends punched out using the Banner Triple Punch. A piece of Bermuda Bay Shimmer Ribbon is added to the bottom of the embossed Crumb Cake card stock.

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The card is then put together by adhering the Bubbles & Fizz DSP to the card base, adhere the embossed card stock, and then adhere the basket and flower image. Finally, both the butterfly and the sentiment are adhered with Mini Dimensionals.

Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for stopping by!

Congratulations to last months winner!

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This months contest:

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Don’t forget to leave a comment with #stampitcontest and keep on hopping to the next name on the Blog Hop tour:

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Amazing you

This weeks cards will be featuring the Amazing You stamp set and the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies. At first, I had no idea how I wanted to create this card so I got out the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack and this is what I was able to create!

The card base is in Early Espresso card stock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”, scored at 5 ½”, the base layer is in the Wood Textures DSP, cut at 4” x 4 ½”, and then the next layer is in Whisper White card stock, cut at 3 ½” x 3 ½”.

Using the flower stamp from the Amazing You stamp set, ink up with Memento ink, and then stamp the image in each corner. The flower was colored in with the Light and Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends, using the dark around the edges and then blending with the light. On a scrap piece of Gold Foil, cut out the amazing thinlit with the big shot. Before I put the card together, the flowers were missing something…so I used some Wink of Stella all around the flower and then placed a Gold Faceted Gem in the middle. Here’s a close up:

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The card is then put together by adhering the Wood Texture layer to the card base, positioning towards the top of the card, then adhering the Whisper White layer on top of the base layer, and the amazing is adhered in the middle with the Fine-Tip Glue Pen. To tie in the Daffodil Delight, wrap a piece of Daffodil Delight Double Stitched Ribbon around the bottom and tie in a bow.

I just love how this turned out and you can easily change it up by using a different color for the flowers and ribbon, what do you think?

You can earn the Amazing You stamp set and the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies FREE thru March 31st with a qualifying order! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for stopping by!

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Amazing You-quick and easy

This card was created with the quick and easy idea in mind, so that if you wanted to make several of these you to have on hand you could.

I started with the card base in Powder Pink cut at 4 ¼” x 11” and scored at 5 ½”. The base layer is from the Painted with Love Specialty DSP cut at 4” x 5 ¼” and I chose a piece that did not have the gold foil in the design because I knew I wanted to incorporate some silver and gray.  The circle is in Whisper White cardstock using the 2nd largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Framelits, stamping the “let’s” and “you” in Melon Mambo ink. I absolutely love the coordinating Celebrate You Thinlits Dies and cut the “celebrate” in Silver Foil, adhering part to the Whisper White Stitched Circle using the Fine Tip Glue Pen. Since I was using a piece of the Basic Gray Shimmer Ribbon across the middle of the DSP base, I wanted these pieces to pop up, so I used some Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of the Stitched Circle and then cut one of the dimensionals in half and applied them to the back of the C and the L, then adhered to the base layer. I added some Basic Rhinestone Jewels, three in the medium and two in the large sizes, coloring the large jewels in the Dark Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends marker.

Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for stopping by!

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