Today’s card uses the Sweet Songbirds stamp set and I’ve used it to create a baby card. The Sweet Songbirds bundle is suitable for so many occasions. With many sentiments including generic sentiments it can be adapted to any special event.
I have been inspired by the Tone-on-Tone challenge at TGIF Challenges for this card and I chose pink with touches of Rose Gold.
For the base piece of Blushing Bride Cardstock I used the Faux Suede technique which added lots of texture to this card.
Flowers die cut from the Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper provided the floral arrangement along with die cut Metallic Rose gold leaves.
The little strip of Rose gold paper below the sentiment is the Splendid Day Specialty Paper from our July-December Mini Catalogue which is released tomorrow. If you would like a copy of the catalogue please get in touch with me.
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As soon as I saw the theme for Global Design Project #GDP331 which is Dots & Circles I immediately thought of creating a Bokeh background for my card.
Bokeh is a fun technique which mimics the look of the bokeh effect in photography. See below for instructions how to create this look. With my chosen colours, the Catching Butterflies stamp set just seemed to fit. You can get this stamp set free with a $90 order during Sale-A-Bration.
Some die cut circles were layered for this cute image. I added some Wink of Stella for the girl’s dress to give it some shimmer and used our brand new Skin Tone Stampin’ Blends to colour her skin and hair. Some Brushed Brass Butterflies were added to complete this cute card.
Using a blending brush, add your chosen colours onto Basic White Cardstock
Take a piece of Window Sheet (acetate) which is large enough to cover the card front to create a template. Die cut lots of circles in varying sizes from this piece. (I used a few retired punches as well to create the smaller circles)
With a Blending Brush, add Craft ink through the circles. Move the template around so that the circles overlap, with more smaller ones added on top. Use a heat tool to dry, if necessary, between layers.
This creates the fun look and you can wash and use your template again for another project.
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All the products I have used are listed at the end of this post.. Click on any image to be directed to my Online Store.
Welcome to the Ink, Stamp, Share Blog Hop for September. We’ve got a Colour Combination challenge from which we had to use at least 3 of the following 5 colours.
As soon as I saw this colour combination, I knew it would make a perfect ‘under the sea’ image. I used the beautiful Seabed Embossing Folder to create a beautiful background for my card.
I sponged Melon Mambo, Gorgeous Grape and Pretty Peacock over the embossing which created this pretty shaded background.
The waves were cut out from a sheet of DSP and and I added a turtle coloured with Stampin’ Blends on top to complete the card.
I give my team fortnightly Creative Challenges and I gave them a photo inspiration which I just had to share with you. This was picked prior to me sitting down to working on this blog hop. Can you see how similar these colours are to our blog hop colour challenge? I think I’ve just created my card for our team challenge!
Thank you for stopping by my blog today. You are visiting Rochelle Laird-Smith in Melbourne, Australia. I hope you have been inspired by my project and maybe you’ll give this colour combination a try. Click on the ‘Next’ button to go to Alison Carter’s blog and make sure you follow the hop through to be inspired by lots of beautiful projects.
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I’ve got a cute card today for you or anyone who is a dog lover. Have you checked out the Playful Pets Designer Series Paper? You will find the Playful Pets Suite from Pages 40-42 of the Annual Catalogue. It’s so cute. The DSP has a colour palette of Basic Black, Cinnamon Cider, Early Espresso, Flirty Flamingo, Real Red, Soft Suede, Whisper White. It’s got so many fun images of cats and dogs, one of which I have fussy cut out for my card. Doesn’t she just look so cheeky?
I added one of our pretty vellum doilies which I sponged with Real Red ink to match my card. A little heart trinket adds just the cute finishing touch for this fun card.
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Last 2 days of our 2019-2020 Annual Catalogue and 2020 Mini Catalogue and I just had to share with you some cards I created with the cute scalloped note cards. These cards come in Balmy Blue, Old Olive, Light Pink and Terracotta Tile.
I used the Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper to create this set of cards. I just love that the variety of colours give me so much choice when it comes to coordinating DSP.
The sentiment uses the very cute Time for Tags stamp set which coordinates with the Timeless Label Punch. The Time for Tags stamp set is a Hostess stamp set which you still have time to earn with Stampin’ Rewards. With cute sentiments to suit lots of occasions, it makes great tags and some fun cards – as you can see.
I used the beautiful felt embellishments from the Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit in colours of Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Pacific Point which coordinate so well with the Birthday Bonanza paper.
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Well, this might be your 3rd stop by my blog in 24 hours. It has been a busy day in the crafting world! We are bringing sunshine to you no matter where you are right now. Welcome to Stamping Flair. It’s our Colour Combo Blog Hop and I’ve got a trio of cards to share with you.
I’ve used the Witty-Cisms stamp set to create my cards and have combined all 3 of our colours – Grapefruit Grove, Highland Heather and Gray Granite on each. By selecting Whisper White as my card base, I was able to vary the intensity of the colours according to the type of card.
Each of my cards use scrap Gray Granite cardstock cut into various widths which feature in some way and add interest to these cards.
My first card is this cute baby card and gingham is such a great pattern for new born projects. The Ornate Floral Embossing Folder combined with some Purple Posy linen ribbon adds a softness which complements this card.
This graduation card has been kept simple with classic lines and some colouring in using Gray Granite Stampin’ Blends.
The last card, I think would suit a retirement. This too features the Gray Granite card scrap but you can see how effective it looks at that angle. The other half of the cardstock has been embossed with the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder.
Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have been inspired by my cards to give the stamp set or perhaps the scraps technique a try. All products I have used are listed at the end of this post. Next on the hop is Judith Postler. Please click on the Next button to visit her blog.
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