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Monochromatic Daffodil Delight – Country Flowers

It’s a bright and cheerful good morning from Melbourne as the Crafty Collaborations Monochromatic Insta Hop share inspiration with Daffodil Delight. Part of our Brights collection, Daffodil Delight is a colour that can just lift your spirts. Its just such a ‘happy’ colour.

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The pot and flowers are from the new Country Flowers bundle in our Stampin’ Up! 2024-2025 Annual Catalogue. It’s one of my favourites. I’m sure you can tell by the amount I’ve used it already! I coloured the pot with Stampin’ Blends and Watercolour Pencils to achieve a lovely blended look.

BACKGROUND

I wanted to create a bit of a funky background with some masking. As I didn’t have any masks with the shape that I actually wanted nor did I have a die that worked, I set out to make my own shape using the guitar die from the Rocck Star bundle. I die cut the guitar out of a 1/4 sheet of Cardstock. Then I placed it over the die cut hole and cut into the Cardstock again to form a larger hole with a more fluid shape.

Moving this mask around the page, I was able to create the fun background. I added some dots with the circle stamp from the Planted Paradise stamp set. For some delicate detail, I used the circles from the Stylish Shapes along with a Black Stampin’ Write Marker to create dashes and spots along the bottom right.

Behind the flowers I added the plectrum from the Rock Star dies and embossed it with the Eyelet Embossing Folder which is also part of the Country Flowers suite. I just love this unusual shape and the interest it adds against these flowers.

I hope you have enjoyed my creation with Daffodil Delight. Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter for lots more inspiration each week.

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Monochromatic Misty Moonlight – Geometric Inspiration

Last year when Stampin’ Up! had a colour refresh, I was so thrilled to see Misty Moonlight become part of our Classics Neutrals range. Previously being an In-Color, it had been one of my favourites. So for today’s Crafty Collaborations Insta Hop, my go-to creation would probably have been something floral or being blue, nautical as I was working with one of my favourites.

However, I decided to try something which I’d been wanting to for a while and create a card with geometric patterns.

There is so much that can be done with this sort of design. Hence, I love some of our Masks which can be used in this way. For this card, I used lots of scrap Cardstock and Designer Series Paper for some paper-piecing.

I started off with 9 pieces of 3cm x 3cm squares. Then I worked on each individual square, designing different little creations for every one. It was fiddly but fun! Such a great way to use up leftover bits of die cuts or scrap paper.

Those little circles were punched out from Textured Shimmer Paper coloured with a Misty Moonlight Stampin’ Blend. I used the Little Monkey Builder Punch for this.

I’ve also used the Country Woods and Country Lace Designer Series Paper which is in the upcoming Annual Catalogue. The sentiment is also part of another new product release. We have 4 Ephemera Packs coming in the Annual Catalogue and this is part of the Saying Something pack. So, this card ended up not having any stamping at all – which practically never happens with me.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today and I hope this inspires you to use up your scraps in some fun ways.

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Monochromatic Pumpkin Pie – Rock & Roll

Pumpkin Pie – it’s one of those colours that hasn’t had a lot of love from me. Do you find you have some colours like that? The time had to come with our Monochromatic Insta Hop where we featured the beauty of Pumpkin Pie.

A guitar from the Rock Star bundle was perfect with this colour. I stamped it in Stazon ink on Fluid 100 Cardstock and watercoloured it with Pumpkin Pie ink refill and a Water Painter. This allowed me to get different variations of the colour.

The sentiment was stamped on a piece of Cardstock which I had in my ‘spare parts’ pile. Last week I created a background with Pumpkin Pie using one of our masks but I really wasn’t feeling anything creative with it. So I set it aside for another time and this project was it.

The Country Woods Designer Series Paper used in the background is a new release from the upcoming Annual Catalogue. I blended Pumpkin Pie ink over it to coordinate with our theme.

To create the lightning bolts, I blended Pumpkin Pie ink over a piece of the Calypso Coral DSP from the Hello, Irresistible pack. After die cutting these, I heat embossed each one in Clear Embossing Powder 4 times to create an embellishment.

I coordinated the musical theme with embossing using the Merry Melody Embossing Folder and some music notes from the Sweet Songbirds stamp set. Both these products and the Rock Star bundle and coordinating suite are retiring. Make sure you add them to your stash if you love some music themed projects.

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Monochromatic Poppy Parade – Embossing with Stencils

Welcome to the weekend friend, Today I have a clean and elegant card using a rather bright colour for our Monochromatic Insta Hop challenge. This week’s featured colour is Poppy Parade. With the colour being so bright I went with adding it in small doses – so to speak.

I created a frame and added a panel of Basic White Cardstock which had been embossed in the centre with a mask from the Foursquare Decorative Masks.

HOW TO DRY EMBOSS WITH A MASK/STENCIL

I’d seen a fun technique and though I’d give it a try for this card. Have you every tried dry embossing with your Masks or Stencils? It’s so easy to do.

Use the same sandwich you would do like you would do for die cutting. You may need to add a shim depending on the calibration of your machine ie: if it doesn’t feel like there’s enough resistance to apply the image of the mask onto the paper.

I die cut a small section with the Elegant Borders dies and added to the bottom of the card for a decorative border. Another one of the border dies was used to blend through to create the little pattern on the butterflies.

The sprig was die cut 3 times from White Cardstock and layered together to add depth as well as making it more stable. I added the Linen Thread and the Cork embellishments to help create a more natural look and thereby toning down the Poppy Parade. The simplicity of this card made it fitting for a Thinking of You sentiment working well with the minimal colours.

I hope you try out embossing with your stencils to see what fun backgrounds you will create.

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Monochromatic Tahitian Tide – Magnolia Mood bundle

Welcome to another Crafty Collaborations Monochromatic Challenge. This week we are focussing on Tahitian Tide. Just a fwe days ago I received some new products from the Online Exclusives collection which will be released on 5th March. So I chose to use some of these on today’s card.

I generally like to pair a neutral colour with the featured colour when I’m creating for these monochromatic challenges. Black just seemed a little harsh with the idea I had in mind and I ended up choosing Night of Navy as what I call a ‘support’ colour!

I started off with the 3 squares and stamped the Drizzling Droplets background stamp on the smaller squares. This is one of the new products you can order on the 5th. Against the central embossed square, the small dots brought a touch of softness to the layout.

For my featured image I used the Magnolia Mood bundle. I didn’t quite like the floral image that was attached to the stamped leaves so I just trimmed that out and added a different die cut on top. The Tahitian Tide flower is an outline and I glued this onto Night of Navy Cardstock and fussy cut around it to give me a two-tone flower.

A product list is at the bottom of this post to help you place your order. I will update it on the 5th of March to include the new products.

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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