Today’s Fun Way with Designer Series Paper is to get out your colouring tools and to colour it in. Stampin’ Up! offers so many choices by way of colouring tools – Stampin’ Write Markers, Stampin’ Blends, Ink Pads and when you combine these with your sponges, sponge daubers and brayers you can achieve unique effects.
Colour it in
I’ve taken a piece of Peony Garden Designer Series Paper and die cut it with the Celebration Label Dies to create this card. The printed image was a light grey so I was able to colour the flowers with a combination of Purple Posy, Soft Sea Foam and Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends. The best part about colouring pre-printed images is that the shading is already printed so you don’t need to do any shading with your colours.
I added another piece of Peony Garden DSP at the back and tied in my sentiment in Gray Granite cardstock. The sweet Butterfly Gems in Purple Posy are the perfect addition to this pretty card. I showcased this technique on another card earlier today. You can view that here.
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Welcome to the Around the World on Wednesday Blog Hop. We are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators who are from different global markets of Stampin’ Up! On the second Wednesday of each month, you get to travel the world with us, across different time zones varying from midnight to 10pm.
Our theme this month is Tag Team with a focus on creating 2 coordinating projects. My projects had a coordinating colour palette and design.
My card began with the simple Magenta Madness border on the card which was stamped using the Queen’s Anne’s Lace stamp set.
I coloured the flower from the So Much Love stamp set with a combination of Melon Mambo, Rococo Rose and Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends. Using the various shades of pink gave me more blending options. You can get the So Much Love and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set FREE during the month of September. Find out how at the bottom of this post.
I die cut the leaves from Whisper White cardstock using the Forever Flourishing Dies. Then I used Light and Dark Old Olive and Light Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends to colour it.
The clear droplets add the look of rain drops on this card.
My coordinating project is a tag created in a similar way to the card. I added a sentiment from the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set, using the banner from the Tasteful Labels dies to cut it out.
I hope you have enjoyed the projects I’ve shared today. A full list of products are listed at the end of this post. Next on our hop is Cazz Boylan. Click on the Next button to see her beautiful project and follow the hop through for lots of coordinating, creative ideas.
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I’ve got another card for you today using the fabulous Beautiful World bundle by Stampin’ Up! When I get a stamp set, bundle or suite, I always like to try and work out alternate colour schemes. This gives me more creative options than the ones that already come with the suite.
So I’ve gone with pinks for this card. I just loved creating the watercoloured globe. I used our stamp positioning tool, the Stamparatus to add colour using a sponge dauber. Firsty, I added Calypso Coral randomly over the globe stamp then I lightly spritzed with water and stamped onto Shimmery White cardstock. I repeated this process with the Magenta Madness ink.
Both the Designer Series Paper and the Whisper White cardstock have been embossed with the Old World embossing folder. I stamped the trees from the Campology stamp set in Rococo Rose, stamped off, to create a soft background on the Whisper White panel.
The ‘friend’ sentiment was die cut 3 times in Whisper White and once in Basic Black cardstock. The top Whisper White layer was coloured with sponge daubers using Calypso Coral and Magenta Madness inks to coordinate with the rest of my card. All the sentiment layers were adhered together with glue, with the Basic Black layer slight offset to create a shadow.
My card has been inspired by the sketch challenge at Global Design Project. Make sure you check out all the other lovely projects using this sketch.
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Welcome to my blog Stamping Flair. I am based in Melbourne, Australia and today I am thrilled to be participating in the New at SU Blog Hop for the first time. We are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world and this month we are showcasing our beautiful new In-Colours.
I chose the Fancy Phrases bundle which includes the Fancy Phrases stamp set and the Fancy Tag Topper punch to showcase the 5 colours – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Magenta Madness, Misty Moonlight and Bumble Bee. My card bases were chosen from the Neutrals range to keep a uniformed look.
I find that Cinnamon Cider can be quite a strong colour so I toned it down by adding it to a Crumb Cake card base. The Cinnamon Cider panel has been stamped with the edge of the large stamp in the Fancy Phrases stamp set to create a border right around. The Very Vanilla panel has been embossed with the Old World embossing folder and sponged in Bumble Bee and Cinnamon Cider to create a soft shading. Accents of gold foil and ribbon work well with the earthy tones of Cinnamon Cider .
This is my favourite of the 5. A Smoky Slate card base with a frame die cut from the Stitched Rectangles dies create a lovely combination against the stamped-off Just Jade flowers. I used the Fancy Tag Topper punch to create the black tag. Being able to turn the punch over and align the centre of the cardstock, makes it easy to create smaller tags than the 5cm which is the actual width of the punch.
A simple card layout for my Magenta Madness and Basic Gray card. I have added detail with the Little Details embossing folder, running it through twice to get the border on either side of the cardstock. The Glitter Organdy ribbon adds a bit of sparkle to this ‘Miss You’ card. Now that we are back in lock down, I’ve got someone in mind that I could send this to. Aren’t we just so fortunate to have this hobby which we can use to lift up others.
This is another one of those fairly strong colours which I like to add in muted tones. I started off by adding a piece of the Peony Garden DSP to my Gray Granite card base. Then I stamped a panel of Whisper White cardstock with the Dry Brush stamp and cut 3×1 1½” strips. The border from the Peony dies in Basic Black works well with these colours and creates an elegant edge to the card. I really like this layout at it’s also great for using up cardstock and DSP scraps.
The outer sentiment does have a second part which I stamped on the inside of the card.
An ombré background from the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper against a Sahara Sand card base was used for my last card. I created a tag from another section of the same DSP and stamped some flowers in Misty Moonlight. Cinnamon Cider adds a nice contrast on this card against all the blues.
Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have enjoyed my cards and they inspire to create using our In-Colours. I would love to hear from you so please leave me a comment. There is a list of products used on these cards, at the bottom of this post. For more ideas on how to use these colours, make sure you hop through all the blogs which are listed further down.
Next on our hop is Pat Ertman. Click on the button below to go through to see her lovely creation.
Welcome to my blog, Stamping Flair. I am a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator in Victoria, Australia. The Around the World on Wednesday (or aWOW) Blog Hop is made up of demonstrators representative of all the Stampin’ Up! markets around the world. This month our guest is the talented Cindy Schuster. So I hope you enjoy your journey with us this Wednesday.
This is such an exciting time in the Stampin’ Up! family where we get to play with all our new products from the brand new Annual catalogue. Have you got a favourite product or maybe it’s several favourites? I have several suites and stamp sets that I love. However, I did have to make a choice and it happened to be one of the products in the suite that steered me towards the decision I made.
The Forever Greenery Suite. Aaaah, there’s green and then there’s Forever Greenery! Isn’t it beautiful? It’s got shades of green and blue. So what do you think might have just tipped me in it’s direction? Those Gold Laser Cut papers- yes, they are just beautiful. Apart from that, I am loving the smaller size. At 9¾” x 10″ it’s much easier to handle than the previous laser cut papers which were at 12″x12″.
I have incorporated all the products in this suite on my cards including the beautiful Forever Greenery embossing folders. These will fit in our soon-to-be-released Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine. I’ve combined the gold laser cut elements with some stamped leaves. The stamp was inked up in Soft Sea Foam and then inked around the edges using a sponge dauber in Pretty Peacock to achieve the dual-colours.
On the next card I used the debossed side of the embossing folder and added some colour using a sponge dauber. Those Gold Hoops are so cute and add a lovely detail to projects. The back panel has been embossed with the Old World Paper embossing folder. This actually creases the cardstock – just like old paper! I love it.
This gorgeous wreath is the centrepiece of my third card. I’ve added some die cut elements including some dual-coloured stamped leaves of Old olive and Bermuda Bay, the same way I did on the previous card.
Thank you for visiting me today and I hope you come back soon. I hope you have been inspired by my cards and I would appreciate you leaving me a comment as I do love hearing from you. All the products I have used are listed at the bottom of this post. Click on any of the images to be taken direct to my online store.
Next on our hop is the talented Cazz Boylan. Click on the Next Blog button to go through to her blog and follow the hop right through for lots of inspiration from our new catalogue. Get those Wish Lists out!
Today is Best Friend’s Day and I created a card inspired by the colour combination at Colour Inkspiration Challenges for it. Gray Granite is such a lovely neutral shade and combined with Blushing Bride and Early Espresso it really is a beautiful combination.
I added a die cut layer from the Many Medallion dies in Gray Granite onto my Gray Granite card base.
Layering in the same colour adds depth to a project. Don’t you just love the detail in the die? You need to run the die a couple of times through your die cutting machine to make sure all the little bits come out of the cut out piece. Using the Die Brush Tip from the Take Your Pick Tool makes life so much easier.
The Whisper White panel has been stamped with images from the Lovely You stamp set. These images are great for creating background panels. This stamp set comes bundles with the Pick a Punch which create 6 types of tags/labels. Purchasing items marked as a bundle in the catalogue saves you 10% on the price. The sentiment is also from the Lovely You stamp set and is perfect for a special friendship for Best Friend’s Day.
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