Sunday, June 8, 2014

Blended Bloom colored with Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie Blendabilities

Here is another Blended Bloom card I promised a week or so ago. I got waylaid with the masculine cards for Fathers Day, but today I had time to sneak this one in.

If you have never played with Alcohol markers before the Blended Bloom stamp is a great one to get. I has nice big areas for you to pay and experiment with. I love the simplicity of this card. Just stamp, ink paper, but I did pop up the flower. The border from the Summer Silhouettes was just enough to give the card some color but not overpower the flower.

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Stamps: Blended Bloom, Summer Silhouettes and Yippee-Skippee
Ink: Old Olive, and Pumpkin Pie
Stampin' Write markers: Old Olive an Pumpkin Pie
Blendabilities: Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie
Paper: Pumpkin Pie and Whisper White
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Wetlands and background using the Simply Scored diagonal plate

Another Wetlands card. Once I started using that stamp set I could not stop. I have always loved the little Sandpipers at the beach. They are so entertaining to watch as the run towards the ocean as the waves go out and back towards the beach as the waves come in.

I have been playing around a lot with my Blender Pen and the Aqua Painter. I tend to prefer the Aqua Painter, but learned the Blender pen works much better on the birds body and coloring the center panel. I tried the Blender pen on the water, and the Aqua Painter wins hands down there.

Using the Simply Scored with the measurements on both the top and side, made scoring this card using the Diagonal plate super easy. A great tip is to rub your card stock with wax paper first. It makes the scoring much easier. I will be making some more scored cards, so check back. If you subscribe or follow my blog it is easier to know when I have a new post. Now, get out your Simply Scored and Diagonal plate and start having fun. I you do not have one, simply click the Shop Now button and you can have one sent right to your doorstop from by Stampin' Up! website. Thanks for stopping by. Happy Stampin'

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Stamps:  Wetlands and Remembering your Birthday
Ink: Momento Black, Island Indigo, Crushed Curry, Pear Pazzazz and Soft Suede
Paper: Island Indigo and Whisper White
Accessories: 1" square punch, Simply Scored board, and Diagonal Plate, Blender Pen, Aqua Painter

Friday, June 6, 2014

You make the world a better place with Traveler globe

Another Masculine card to celebrate Fathers day. This card features the globe from the new Travelers set, the World Map and sentiment from Starburst sayings. I love that with stamping up everything coordinates so when I stamp world on Cherry Cobbler paper it perfectly matches the Cherry Cobbler ribbon strip and splats on the card. The map was sponged Baked Brown Sugar and Daffodil Delight. the globe was masked then the world map was stamped on top of it. The Globe was colored using the new Stampin' Up! Blendabilities alcohol markers.

Stamps: Traveler, World Map, Starburst Sayings and Gorgeous Grunge
Ink: Memento Black, Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Coastal Cabana, Baked Brown Sugar and Daffodil Delight.
Blendabilities: Old Olive, Coastal Cabana and Skin Tone Assortment (Mocha, Bronze, Blush)
Paper: Baked Brown Sugar, Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla
Accessories: Big Shot die cutting machine, Magnetic platform, Starburst and Circle collection Framelits, Cherry Cobbler 1/2" Seam Binding ribbon, Stampin' Sponges and Stampin' Dimensionals.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Man's suit card

He is another Fathers Day inspired card. Even thought the suit card has been around awhile, I loved this card with the sweater vest instead of just a shirt. I thought the new Arrow Textured Impressions embossing folder and the Chevron paper look great together. The Candy dots are also great because they are so easy to use. The bow tie is made by punching out two pieces from the large Oval punch, and folding in half, do not crease the end as you want it rounded. Attach the two pieces to a small scrap of paper. Cut a small rectangle of matching paper and wrap around the two ends.

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Ink: Night of Navy Stampin' Write marker
Paper: Night of Navy, Crumb Cake and Whisper White card stock, Regal Collection Designer Series Paper (Crushed Curry Chevron)
Accessories: Regals Candy Dots (Crushed Curry), Texture Boutique machine, Arrows Textured Impressions embossing folder, Picture life corner (rounder) punch. Large Oval punch, Stampin' Dimensionals

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Woodlands with sponged background

I love the Woodlands stamp set for masculine and beach cards. This card is fast and easy. I colored the grasses with the Blender pen and ink from the lid of a ink pad. I used the same technique except with the Aqua Painter for the Goose. The background is sponged with three separate blue ink and then the Candy Dots were added.

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Stamp Set: Woodlands

Monday, June 2, 2014

Traveler, Postage Due and Really Good Greetings

This week I will be posting masculine cards since Father's Day is fast approaching. Besides Father's Day you can also use them for Birthday, Thinking of You, Miss you or any other occasion you have to give a man a card. I love the old time vintage feel of this card. I think I am going to try it with the Burlap ribbon instead of mesh. I will add that picture at the bottom of this post later.

All supplies Stampin' Up! unless noted:
Stamps: Traveler, Postage Due and Really Good Greetings
Inks: Early Espresso, Crushed Curry, Always Artichoke and Cajun Craze.
Stampin' Write Markers: Cajun Crazeand Early Espresso
Paper: Crumb Cake and Early Espresso
Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin Sponges, Postage Stamp Punch. Woodgrain Textured Impressions embossing folder, Mesh (not SU)