Kylie’s International Blog Highlight September – Daisy Encouragement

Kylie's International Blog HIghlightI’ve made an encouragement card today as part of Kylie Bertucci’s September International Blog Highlight. I’ve chosen neutral shades and the calming tones of Balmy Blue as my colour combination.

I stamped the bird in Tuxedo Black Memento ink, die cut it with the circle and coloured with Balmy Blue and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends. Then I created a mask by stamping the bird again on some scrap paper. I dabbed a bit of liquid glue on the back and left it to become tacky. Then I placed this over the the bird to use as a mask and stamped the leaves in Old Olive over the circle.

Using 2 circle dies (1 larger and 1 smaller than the Whisper White circle), I die cut a frame from Crumb Cake cardstock. This was attached with Stampin’ Dimensionals on the embossed Balmy Blue panel.

Framed Bird coloured with Stampin' Blends

I stamped 3 daisies in Pretty Peacock ink, punched them out and sponged around to soften the edges. Several leaves were cut from the vellum sheet in the Magnolia Lane Memories and More cardpack and arranged under the flower. The ribbon has been secured with glue dots. 

Daisy card with bird

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Krea8tors August 2019 Blog Hop – Color Challenge Farms

Kre8tors Blog Hop August Color Challenge

Hi Friends,

So glad that you have stopped by today. I’m excited to be participating for the first time in the Kre8tors Blog Hop.  This month’s theme is The Hood River Fruit Loop. It’s a collection of farms in the Hood River Valley in Oregon, USA that offer fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other items straight off the farm. 

We had to select 3 of the 5 featured colours beneath this beautiful photo. I have chosen Early Espresso, Petal Pink and Cherry Cobbler. Kre8tors Blog Hop August 2019 Color Challenge Stampin' Up!

The Whisper White layer has been stamped in Early Espresso with the script from the Very Versailles stamp set. Then I added the flourish from Leave a Little Sparkle in Cherry Cobbler. 3 leaves were stamped on top with Early Espresso. To complete the background, I used the Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write marker and created the splatter effect by flicking the brush side against the cap of the marker. This creates the subtle splatter look.

Next I drew 2 lines in pencil to indicate where I was going to cut through. The vertical line was 2.5 cm from left edge at top and 4.5 cm from left edge at bottom. The horizontal line was 11.5 cm from top on left side and 7.5 cm from top on right side.

I trimmed about 1/2 cm on either side of the pencil mark which forms the gap so the Early Espresso can show through. 

I used the new Daisy Lane bundle and stamped and punched 3 daises, layering and curling the petals with a bone folder to create the flower. 

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Janey Backer

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Ximena Morales

Margriet Siekman

Tricia Butts

Alexandra Rauf

Annette Ball

Dana Sullivan – USA

Cheryl Taylor (UK)

Cutting Dimensions

  • Petal Pink – 21cm x 14.8cm (scored in half) and daisies
  • Earl Espresso – 9.9cm x 14.2cm and leaves
  • Whisper White – 9.3cm x 13.6cm (cut as per instructions above)

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Create this Simple Magnolia Lane Hello Card

The Magnolia Lane suite is filled with so many good products. My featured product today is the Magnolia 3D embossing folder from this suite which has one large and one small flower on the image. These images are beautiful and form a perfect background to create my simple card.

Magnolia 3d handmade card, Stampin' Up!

I have run the Mossy Meadow cardstock with the embossing folder to create a simple yet striking background. This has been layered on a piece of Garden Lane Designer Series Paper which complements the Magnolia Lane suite of products. 

The leaves have been die cut from the coordinating dies. The sentiment has been stamped in Stazon ink onto a cork tag which comes from the Magnolia Lane Cork Embellishments. Each pack comes with 20 pieces of a selection of tags, magnolias and leaves – great to add texture to a card.

Once you stamp the sentiment, leave it for a few minutes to ensure it has dried completely.

 

Stamp on cork with Stazon ink

I threaded some twine through the tag and then added a cork magnolia to complete this corner with the sentiment. This has been adhered with liquid glue on top of the burlap ribbon.

Simple Card with Magnolia Lane 3D embossing folder

You can make this card at home using the supplies listed below. Click on any of the product images to be taken direct to my Online Store to place your order.

Cardstock Measurements:

    • Thick Whisper White – 28 cm x 14 cm (scored in half)
    • Garden Lane Designer Series Paper – 14 cm x 14 cm
    • Mossy Meadow – 12.8 cm x 12.8 cm
    • Early Espresso scraps

This month is Bonus Days and for every $90 you spend you get a $9 voucher to spend in August. So when you purchase the Magnolia Lane Bundle during July, you will automatically receive a $9 coupon. Each increment of $90 (ex-shipping) will earn you additional coupons.

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All orders placed receive a handmade card and orders over $50 will receive a gift from me. 

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For the Love of Felt Project Kit

Hi Friends,

Hope you have had a great weekend. We are into a new month. Can you believe it that July is here? Bonus Days are here during July so for every $90 spent (ex shipping) you will earn a $9 coupon which can be spent in August. 

I’m sure over the past month you have been enjoying looking at the new catalogue and perhaps shopping from it. Today I’m looking at our project kits which are available in both the Annual Catalogue as well as the Beginner Catalogue. Some of these are all-inclusive project kits which means they include everything you need to complete the projects apart from your choice of adhesive. Others are Gather to Create project kits.  For these you will need the accompanying stamp set, ink pads, adhesives and other tools to complete the projects in the kit. The For the Love of Felt Project Kit is one such kit. 

Cardmaking kit in a box, Gift box

This kit drew me with it’s 3D felt flowers and bright and cheery colours as it’s so different to our other kits. The felt flowers are a lovely element which adds so much interest to these projects. With a colour palette of Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Lovely Lipstick, Pear Pizzazz, Pool Party, Sahara Sand and Shaded Spruce, these cards create a feeling of fun and happiness. 

There are a variety of sentiments in the For the Love of Felt stamp set. This sentiment of ‘you make an ordinary day special’ is sure to brighten someone’s day. The flowers come ready assembled so all you need to do is attach it to your card. 

The leaves and yellow flowers come die cut on a sheet so all that needs to be done is pop them out of the sheet of card. These cards are so quick to make. This makes it easy for you to have a nice stash of cards ready for a variety of occasions in a short time.

This is a very easy stamp set to create with and that bunch of leaves is my favourite. It creates maximum impact with little effort. I love the effect of stamping this around the edges to create the border on this card. 

Get the kit and the coordinating products to start creating these beautiful cards at home. You could also get some friends together and have a craft get together. I could bring the stamp set and ink pads and you could complete all your kits. 

Completed kit gives you 12 cards – 4 each of 3 designs. You can store your cards in the beautiful box the kit comes in. Purchase the kit, stamp set and an adhesive and you will earn yourself a Bonus Days coupon. It’s as easy as that. 

Card kit, Create your own cards, diy

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Floral Essence Emboss Resist Card

I have used a sheet from one of the prettiest papers from the new catalogue on this card. They’re all pretty – I know! The Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper has hand painted impressionistic images and I love the artsy look about it. 

Stampin' Up!, Floral Essence stamp set with Emboss Resist

My card has been inspired by a couple of challenges. Firstly, this sketch from Sunday Stamps. Having a sketch to work with gives you a great starting point to create projects. 

Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge

To tie in with the Inspire Create Challenge Theme of Embossing I chose to stamp and emboss the Shimmery White cardstock panel in the centre in Black Embossing powder. 

Inspire Create Challenge Theme: Emboss

I used the floral spray from the Botanical Bliss stamp set for the embossing.This is a lovely sprig which can be used in a variety of ways. I added colour over this with sponge daubers to create an Emboss Resist Technique and I love the blend of colours this has created over the embossing. This was then mounted onto Silver Foil which made the embossed panel pop. Underneath this I added a piece of the new 12’x12′ Perennial Essence Vellum cardstock which comes in So Saffron, Petal Pink and Old Olive. The vellum is a lovely thicker texture and very easy to use on projects as it’s not flimsy.

I used one of the sentiments from the Floral Essence stamp and pleated the organdy ribbon underneath using Tear & Tape to secure it. This created a lovely soft texture on the card. 

Check out all the other designs for these challenges by visiting Sunday Stamps and Inspire Create Challenges.


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