Fun Ways with Designer Series Paper – Part 5

Have you been trying out the various ideas for using your Designer Series Paper? I hope I have been able to inspire you to cut it up and get into it! The Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper Sale is on now and ends on 31st October. With 15 paper stacks to choose from covering birthdays, children, floral, masculine and Christmas themes, you will want to check out all the designs to make sure you stock up before the sale ends. Click on the image below to shop the sale.

Punch it Out!

Using punches on Designer Series Paper is yet another fun and effective way to create with it. Many of the Stampin’ Up! papers have images that can can be punched out with it’s coordinating punch. On the Whale of a Time Designer Series Paper the whale can be easily punched out with the coordinating Whale Punch for a quick focal image.

I added some stamping and a scalloped border for a quick yet fun card. This scalloped border was made a while ago and I found it in my stash but I couldn’t remember which die I had used. I looked for about 10 minutes in my dies and the catalogue and could not work out which one it was. Then I realized that it was actually a piece of DSP that I had fussy cut a wave from and this was the leftover piece. So, I tricked myself to think it was a die cut!

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For my next card I chose the Plaid Tidings DSP for my base. The vases were simply punched from the In Good Taste DSP. I added some Artistry Blooms DSP flowers combined with Poinsettia Place DSP leaves.

A pop of colour with the Melon Mambo scalloped circle makes this a sweet card to send anyone ‘just because’.

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Make the Whale Done card
Make the Vases card

Ink. Stamp. Share Blog Hop – Whale of a Time

Hi friend,

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.

Jo Blackman

Kirsty Pattrick

Sue McDonald

Tricia Butts

Sue Allen

Karen Egan

Lisa Kmiec

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Alison Carter

Cindy Mitchell-Clark

Annette Elias

Jill Chapman

Rebecca-Jo Unwin

Gez Carpenter

Susan Simpson

Libby Fens

Tracie St-Louis

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