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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Petite Petals Stamp set meets Hexagon Hive Die


Cut out the hexagon hive die using a post-it note.  This will give you a stencil.  Place stencil on whisper white.  Draw around hexagon shapes with lead pencil.  Stamp flowers from petite petals stamp set in island indigo in hexagon shapes.  Now cut island indigo card with the hexagon hive die. Layer this on top of the whisper white.  Stamp petite petals flower in calypso coral, pear pizazz, pool party and layer them on the solid hexagons.  Stamp Happy Birthday from Guy Greetings stamp set in island indigo and punch out with washi label punch.

Stamps used:  petite petals, guy greetings
Card:  pool party, whisper white, island indigo
Ink:  island indigo, calypso coral, pear pizazz, pool party
Accessories:  hexagon hive framelit die, washi label punch, dimensionals

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Watercolor Wings meets Stampin' Royalty Challenge #283

I came across a new challenge blog today.  It's the Stampin' Royalty Challenge Blog.   The challenge was #283 and can be found here.

Stamp Set:  Watercolor Wings, Watercolor Words
Card:  Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, Pear Pizazz, Calypso Coral
Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizazz, Calypso Coral



Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Creative Card Group Projects for June 2015

Our first project this month is using the Stamp Set " Birthday Blossoms".  I CASED this card from a fellow Australian Demonstrator, Alisa.  You can see her original card here.

Stamp Set:  Birthday Blossoms
Card:  Mint Macaron, Whisper White, 2015-2017 InColor DSP Stack
Ink:  Stazon Jet Black, Watermelon Wonder, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron
Accessories:  Everyday Chic Designer Washi Tape, Pansy Punch, Mint Macaron 1" Dotted Lace Trim

Our second project is also a CASED card.  I got my inspiration here.  

Stamp Set:  Build a Birthday, Tin of Cards
Card:  Pool Party, Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Cucumber Crush, Crushed Curry
Ink:  Watermelon Wonder, Pool Party, Crushed Curry, Bermuda Bay
Accessories:  Cherry on Top Designer Washi Tape, Star punches

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

You've Got This Upright Z-Fold Every Day Chic DSP

Another Upright Z-Fold Card!

Stamp Set:  You've Got This, Build A Birthday
Card:  Basic Black, Every Day Chic DSP, Whisper White
Ink:  Whisper White Craft Ink, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  Corner Rounder, White Emboss powder, Heat Gun, Scallop edge punch, Lots of Labels Framelits, circle punches, Rhinestones



Monday, June 22, 2015

Freshly Made Sketches 191 using Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set

I made this card for my friend who wanted a card for a friend who had just bought her first house.  The card uses  Freshly Made Sketches 191.

Stamp Sets:  Bravo, Sprinkles of Life, You Brighten My Day (Retired SAB)
Card:  Mint Macaron, Whisper White, 2015-2017 Incolor Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Tip Top Taupe, Cucumber Crush, Mint Macaron, Watermelon Wonder, Delightful Dijon


Build A Birthday Upright Z-Fold Card with Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper

One of the new sets from the new catalogue is Build a Birthday Stamp Set.  It's really cute.  This is my first attempt at an Upright Z-Fold Card using this set.  


Stamp Set:  Build A Birthday
Card:  Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Cherry on Top dsp stack, cucumber crush, crushed curry
Ink:  pool party, watermelon wonder, cucumber crush, Bermuda Bay, crushed Curry, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  Star punches, paper trimmer

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Celebrate Today meets Cherry On Top DSP Stack Tri-Fold Shutter Card Take 2

Here is another Tri-fold Shutter Card using the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack and the Celebrate Today stamp set.  This card uses Star framelits and star punches as the main embellishments.  These are such great fun cards to make.  You can see my previous card here. 


Stamp Set:  Celebrate Today
Card:  Crushed Curry, Pool Party, Cucumber Crush, Watermelon Wonder, Bermuda Bay, Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Cucumber Crush
Accessories:  Star Punches, Paper trimmer, Bone scorer, Glue dots, Double sided tape, Big shot, Star Framelits for layers, dimensionals, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (strip of stars)


Saturday, June 20, 2015

Celebrate Today meets Cherry On Top DSP Stack Tri-Fold Shutter Card


What You Need:-
Designer Series Paper – (cherry on top) 2 patterns which coordinate together.
Base card – (pool party) A4 sheet, one that coordinates with your dsp  
Layer One (Embellishment) (cucumber crush) – A5 sheet – pale sheet that coordinates with your chosen papers ( you will stamp greeting on this one)
Layer Two (Embellishment) (whisper white) – A5 sheet – one that coordinates with your scrapbooking paper
A5 sheet of coordinating paper (watermelon wonder) - Embellishments – Stars

Stamp Set:  Celebrate Today
Card:  Pool Party, Whisper White, Cucumber Crush, Watermelon Wonder, Bermuda Bay, Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Accessories:  Star Punches, Paper trimmer, Bone scorer, Glue dots, Double sided tape, Big shot, Banner Framelits for layers, dimensionals, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (strip of stars)


 Method:

Cut A4 to 15cm x 30cm.
Score at 5, 10, 20, 25

Turn card 90 degrees. 

Line edge of card up on 11cm line.  Cut between 5cm and 25cm score lines.  Flip card over and line edge of card up on 11cm line and again cut between 5cm and 25cm score lines. 

Fold in thirds, now unfold.  Flip the top and bottom the opposite way to the middle fold.




Open up card and lay it flat on your work area.

Cut the patterned paper to the following measurements. 
6cm x 9cm x 1
14cm x 4cm x 2
6cm x 4cm x 2
3cm x 9cm x 2
3cm x 4cm x 4.

Place and then adhere pieces in the folded gridded areas.  



Stamp image on whisper white.  Punch out stars and assemble.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Birthday Blossoms Scalloped Tag Topper Punch Card Closure

This is one of the new Stamp Sets from our new catalogue.  It is called Birthday Blossoms.  The greeting is from also a new Stamp Set called "Tin of Cards".  The technique is called "Tag Topper Punch Card Closure"

My first card is using blue and green tints while my second card is using pink tints.  Which one do you like?  
Card:  Soft Sky, Bermuda Bay and whisper white
Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Pear Pizazz
Accessories:  Scallop Tag Topper Punch, Soft Sky Taffeta Ribbon (Retired), Paper Trimmer


Card:  Blushing Bride, Rose Red, Whisper White
Ink:  Rose Red, Blushing Bride, Pear Pizazz
Accssories:  Scallop Tag Topper Punch, Pretty In Pink Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired), Paper Trimmer