Pressed Petals

Happy Veteran’s Day to all of our Veterans.  I am so thankful for each and every one of you!

A friend’s birthday was yesterday and she loves the more rustic look.  I don’t do that very well.  I lean more towards brights.  But in looking through the designer series paper, which is where I get a lot of color ideas, I found what I thought would work.  It is the Pressed Petals DSP.  I have used the solid “burlap or linen” sheet of paper previously.  I hope she and you like this one.

 

Stampin' Up!, Pressed Petals, Beautiful Bouquet, Jckie Beers

 

I paired the flowers with the burlap / linen background with Crumb Cake and Merry Merlot.  I added Rococo Rose as a lighter pop of color.   I also added the solid piece of the burlap / linen sheet behind the sentiment.  The flower and sentiment are from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set.  I had not utilized that set in some time and am thrilled with how well it worked here.

Do you recognize this layout?  It is a landscape version of the deer card I did last week for the sketch challenge.

Here is the layout card I mentioned:

 

And here is the card I did previously using the linen look DSP:

 

 

Thank you for stopping by today.  I will have another new project for you tomorrow.

 

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UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Wonderful Adventure

I have a very different card for you today. It is quite different from my normal style.  I have layers and layers of die cuts.  This bundle of products lends itself perfectly to this style of card.  So I had to give it a try.

 

 

See what I mean???  Very unlike my normal card.  But I am happy with this one.  The products are the Sea of Textures and the Under The Sea matching Dies.  They were previously a bundle, but carried over to this current annual catalog and are no longer at the 10% bundle discounted price.  They are definitely still a great deal though.

I chose “water” colors of Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, and Pool Party card stock to make this card.  I added in some Soft Suede and Sahara Sand as well.

I love this sentiment!  What a great one for encouragement for a graduate or someone headed to a new job or off to college.  I paired it with the Story Label and Timeless Label punches.  My sweet friend Julie DiMatteo is who showed me how well these two punches layer together.

Thank you for stopping by today.  Please come back on Monday for more new projects.

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UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Tea Together

The Tea Together and Tea Time Dies were never a bundle but are a super pairing of products.   It gives a very classic scene for a card.

 

 

I paired the sweet products with the softest of the Stampin’ Up! colors.  It is the Purple Posy.  Sadly, there are still failed results for the Purple Posy Ink.  So Stampin’ Up!, with their great care for quality, has decided to give up on the Purple Posy Ink.  All of the other Purple Posy products will still be available.  The Stampin’ Blends works beautifully as you can see in the tea cup.

I stamped the tea cup in Highland Heather and then colored parts with the Purple Posy Stampin’ Blend Light.  The flower is stamped in Smoky Slate and colored with the Purple Posy, Light Highland Heather, and Light Old Olive Blends.

The tag is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. The sentiment is from Itty Bitty Birthdays and is puched using the Classic Label Punch.  After punching, I put the one end back into the edge of the punch to make the flagged end.

The background designer paper is from the In Color Designer Series Paper for 2019-2021.  I used two different patterns of the Purple Posy DSP.

Thank you very much for checking in today.  I hope you will return tomorrow for another new project.

 

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My November Host Code is BT4ZSDCJ.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Nature’s Wishes for GDP214

I love sketch challenges.  It is a perfect way for me to begin a card.  In other words, it makes my life much easier!  So today I am playing along with the Global Design Project #214 for a sketch challenge.

It is also the first time I have inked up the Nature’s Beauty stamp set.  Oh my!  I adore this stamp set!!  I hope you will give it another look.  It is on the last page of the Holiday Catalog.

 

 

Here is the sketch for the challenge.

 

 

That deer is so pretty.  He , or she, is so peaceful looking.  Exactly what I wish for this Holiday season.  I hated to add the sentiment and cover up part of the deer.  But after seeing the beautiful script of the sentiment, I fell in love with it as well.  The sentiment is from Itty Bitty Christmas.  I have all of the “Itty Bitty” stamp sets.  This one is especially great with different fonts for the variety of Christmas wishes.

The background designer series paper is from Magnolia Lane DSP.  I thought the leaves paired beautifully with the deer and his woods.  To emphasize the “snow”, although you have to use your imagination there, I added the Shimmery Crystal Effects to the base of the trees and at the deer’s feet.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I hope you will come back tomorrow for another new project.

Measurements:

  • Card base is 4 1/4 X 11
  • Whisper White layer is 4 X 5 1/4
  • DSP layer is 3 3/4 X 5
  • Deer base layer is 4 1/8 X 2 5/8
  • White stamped layer is 4 X 2 1/2
  • Sentiment base layer is 2 3/4 X 5/8
  • Stamped sentiment is 2 5/8 X 1/2

 

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UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Sweet Christmas Wishes

I am back to holiday cards today.  I am combining the Cup of Christmas Bundle with the Let It Snow Designer Series Paper.  This paper is a favorite of mine.  I am sure you have noticed that as much as I have used it!

 

 

It is hard to say what is the star of this card. I love the designer series paper.  I have used three different patterns of the Let It Snow DSP.  For the mug, I stamped on the DSP then used the matching die to cut it out.

The glitter on the sentiment of the mug is added to by Shimmery Crystal Effects.  I also added just a bit of the White Snowball Accents Puff Paint along the rim of the cup.  I was very light handed with it in that I didn’t want too much “foam”.  I have not played with puff paint in quite a while.  It is so fun.

The candy cane is cut using the matching dies.  It is two pieces.  There is a solid white layer and then the striped red layer.  I attached the two and placed them under the cup.  Just for some cuteness i added a bow to the candy cane.

I hope you will give these two neat products a try – the Shimmery Crystal Effects and the Snowball Accents Puff Paint.  They are perfect for hot chocolate!

Thanks for stopping by today, please return tomorrow.

 

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UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Welcome Baby for FMS409

Today’s card is for a Freshly Made Sketches challenge.  I am using a stamp set that you may not have noticed before.  It is a stamp set named Hoot Hoot Hooray and is from the Beginner Brochure.  This is a brochure aimed at the beginner stamper. But I love all of the stamp sets in the brochure.  I will try to begin sharing more of them with you.  You can see the Beginner  Brochure HERE.   The stamp set is in the rear of the pamplet and is so cute.

 

 

Here is the Sketch from Freshly Made Sketches 409 challenge:

 

 

For the focus, I chose the Welcome baby rocky horse.  I took the “baby” theme to the basics.  I chose to use the old fashioned primary colors.

The background designer series paper is a new one for me.  It is the See A Silhouette DSP.  Oh my, I love it!  The colors are all so vibrant!  It worked perfectly with my primary color theme as that is what the entire pack of DSP is.  A super find for me.

I masked off the sentiment which is attached to the rocky horse.  I wanted them to be separate.  I made a little flag to show the sentiment.  I colored the rocky horse and precious teddy bear with Stampin’ Blends.  Then cut everything using the Layering Circles Dies.

I have not made a square card in a little while.  The sketch appeared to be square, so I liked that idea.  This would be so cute tucked into a baby gift.

AND…..I got to use the new Paper Trimmer for the project.  I promise you, the more I use it, the more I LOVE it!!  I am so happy now that there were problems with the old one.  I liked it, but this one is so much better!

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you will return tomorrow for another new project.

 

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My November Host Code is BT4ZSDCJ.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Birthday Daisy

WooHoo!!  It is November 1st.  Do you know what that means?  You can order the new Paper Trimmer today!  The Christmastime Is Here Suite is also available.

I have a quick Birthday card to share today.  I am back to the annual catalog and the Daisy Lane stamp set.

 

 

I am so happy the way these daisies turned out.  I stamped them with Merry Merlot Ink, and then sponged them with the same ink again to give a variegated look.  I used both of the sizes of Daisy punches for this project.  The center daisy is fussy cut.  For a touch of glitter, I added the Glitter Enamel Dots to the center of each flower.  I also added a couple to the background as well.

The background is the fern / leaf from the stamp set.  I stamped it full strength and some stamped off to show the depth.  The Whisper White panel is cut using the Stitched Rectangle dies.  For the background I used a back side of one of the Pressed Petals Designer Series Paper.  I love this music sheet look.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you will return on Monday for another new project.

HOST CODE

My November Host Code is BT4ZSDCJ.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Halloween Hello

I had to make a Halloween card for my Trick or Treat friends.  I also tried a different layout that I really love and will definitely be giving it a go with other seasonal designs soon.

 

Stampin' Up!, tags tags tags, Jackie Beers, Spooktacular Bash

 

I used three different pieces of the Monster Bash Designer Series Paper for this layout.  The star of the card though is the adorable tags.  They are from the Tags, Tags, Tags stamp set.  There are three tags for Halloween, three tags for Christmas, and three tags for Valentine.  The stamp is connected so it stamps all three at one time.  Then the matching dies cut all three tags at once.  What a deal!!

Here is a view of the inside of the card:

 

 

On the left side is the third of the tags.  The Whisper White sentiment layer is hidden from view by the front square.  I made it a smidgen smaller so it is easier to hide.  The sentiment is from the Spooktacular Bash Stamp set.  It has such cute sentiments.

 

Measurements:

  • 5 3/4 X 5 1/2, scored at 4 1/4
  • inside layer is 5 3/8 X 4 1/8
  • inside DSP is 5 1/4 X 4
  • front left layer is 5 3/8 X 1 3/8
  • front DSP is 5 1/4 X 1 1/4
  • front center layer is 3 1/4 X 3 1/4
  • front DSP is 3 1/8 X 3 1/8
  • inside center is 3 X 3

 

Tomorrow is November 1 ! Wow, where has the time gone?  Best of all though, the two items under updates are available for customer orders!!!  You can order the Paper Trimmer and the Christmastime Is Here products.

 

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My October Host Code is BD2FGFTK.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Merry Moose

Today’s card is a winter card as much as for Christmas.  I love mixing the stamps and designer series paper to make cards that are for more than a season.   This one works as a masculine card as well.

 

 

Who doesn’t love a Moose with a scarf?  LOL!!  I wanted to give him a softer look and decided I did not want to fussy cut the scarf in the stamp set.  I adore the Braided Linen Thread and thought the extra piece as a scarf worked.

The trees are from the Merry Moose Bundle as well.  I stamped them once full strength and then again before re-inking to get the different shades of green.  The one on the far left is stamped a third time without re-inking.

Thank you for stopping by today!  I have a cute Halloween card to share tomorrow for Trick or Treat day!

 

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My October Host Code is BD2FGFTK.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

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Christmas Rose

The Christmas Rose products will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  As will the new Paper Trimmer.  I thought I would share a project with the Christmas Rose stamp set.  This is so pretty and would work for other than Christmas.  The stamp set has two cases.  There is the single stamp, which is what I used today, in Red Rubber.  The second case holds several stamps and they are in photopolymer.  They can be used to add color to the large stamp I have used.  I chose to color mine with Stampin’ Blends instead.

 

 

I stamped the large image using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then colored it using a variety of the Stampin’ Blends.  I colored the roses with Poppy Parade and used that card stock as the base and layer of the card.  The Designer Series Paper you see is from the Christmastime Is Here DSP.  I wanted a sort of subtle background for the rose.  This paper reminds me of old fashioned wallpaper.

MEASUREMENTS:

  • base is 5 1/2 X 8 1/2
  • White is 5 3/8 X 4 1/8
  • DSP is 5 1/4 X 4
  • Poppy Parade is 4 3/4 X 3 3/4
  • White is 4 5/8 X 3 5/8

 

Thank you for stopping by today!  Please return again tomorrow for another new project.

 

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My October Host Code is BD2FGFTK.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer purchase on November 1st!  WooHoo!!

 

 

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