Saturday, March 21, 2020

This card features the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and coordinating Nature's Thoughts Dies from Stampin' Up!.

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The bottom mat was cut from Fresh Fig CS.

The top mat was cut from Crumb Cake CS.  The 2 mats were attached to each other and then attached to a White Card Base with Tape Runner.

The top frame was cut from Fresh Fig CS using the rectangle die from the Nature's Thoughts Dies and then the center cut out using one of the Rectangle Stitched Shape Dies.

I stamped the leaves from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set onto scrap pieces of Whisper White CS using Tranquil Tide Ink and cut them out with the coordinating die.  They were attached to the bottom panel with Tape Runner.

The flowers were stamped onto scraps of Whisper White CS using Fresh Fig Ink and cut out with the coordinating die. The were also attached with Tape Runner.

Then the top frame was attached with Tape Runner as shown.

The butterfly was stamped onto a scrap of Whisper White CS with Fresh Fig Ink and cut out with the coordinating die.  It was popped up with Dimensionals as shown.

I colored some Clear Epoxy drops using the dark Pretty Peacock Stampin' Blend and when dry I attached them as shown.

Friday, March 20, 2020

This card features the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and the coordinating Nature's Thought Dies from Stampin' Up!.

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The bottom mat was cut from Petal Pink CS.

The top mat was cut from a piece of Terracotta Tile DSP.  This was attached to the bottom mat and then to a White Card Base with Tape Runner.

Then I cut two more pieces for the top layer:  a 3"x4-1/4" piece of Terracotta Tile CS and a 4"x2-3/4" piece of Petal Pink CS.

I stamped the leaf stamp from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set twice (1st and 2nd generation stamping) using Terracotta Tile Ink.

I stamped the larger flower stamp from the same set on a scrap of Petal Pink CS using Terracotta Tile Ink and cut it out with the coordinating die from the Nature's Thoughts Die Set.  I popped it up with Dimensionals.

The flower center was cut from Petal Pink CS using a die from the same die set.  It was attached to the center of the flower with a drop of Tombow Glue.

The butterfly was cut with a die from the same stamp set from Terracotta Tile CS and applied with Tape Runner.

The sentiment is from the Home to Roost Stamp Set and was stamped in Terracotta Tile Ink.

The top 2 pieces were attached with Tape Runner and then popped up with Dimensionals onto the bottom section.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

This card features the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and coordinating Nature's Thoughts Dies from Stampin' Up!.

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The bottom mat for this card was cut from Island Indigo CS.

The top mat was cut from Soft Sea Foam CS and then the center was cut out with one of the rectangular Stitched So Sweetly Dies.

Next I used Blending Brushes to color a scrap piece of Whisper White CS  using Marina Mist, Pretty Peacock, and Pear Pizzazz inks and attached it under the top mat with Tape Runner.  This piece was then attached to the bottom mat, and then to a White Card Base with Tape Runner.  

The sentiment is from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and was stamped as shown using Island Indigo Ink.

The leaves from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set were stamped on scraps of Whisper White CS using Pear Pizzazz ink and cut out with the coordinating Nature's Thoughts Dies,  They were attached to the card front using Tape Runner.

The large flower and the butterfly were stamped on scraps of Whisper White CS using Island Indigo Ink and cut out with the coordinating Nature's Thoughts Dies.  They were popped up with Dimensionals.

The center piece for the flower was cut out of a piece of Island Indigo CS and glued to the center of the flower with Tombow Glue.

Lastly I attached a few Glitter Enamel Shapes.
These 3 cards feature the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and the coordinating Nature's Thoughts Dies and the Heirloom Frame Embossing Folders and the coordinating Heirloom Frame Dies from Stampin' Up!

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For this first card the bottom mat was cut from Marina Mist CS.

The top layer was cut from some Dapper Denim DSP.

The rectangular frame was cut using one of the Heirloom Frame Dies from Dapper Demin CS and embossed with the coordinating Heirloom Frame Embossing Folder.

The leaf stamp from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set was stamped on Whisper White CS with Marina Mist Ink and cut with the coordinating die from Nature's Thoughts Die set.

The flower and butterfly were stamped on Whisper White CS with Dapper Denim Ink using the same stamp set and cut with the same die set as above.

The sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set and was stamped on a scrap piece of  Marina Mist CS using Dapper Denim Ink.  This piece was attached to the back of the rectangular frame with Tombow Glue.

The DSP was attached to the bottom mat with Tape Runner and then the frame was centered on the DSP and popped up with Dimensionals.

The leaves were attached to the front of the frame with Tape Runner.  The flower and butterfly were popped up with Dimensionals.

The finished piece was attached to a White Card Base with Tape Runner.

Lastly I added some Clear Faceted Gems to the front of the card.

This 2nd card was made similarly except I used the oval frame.

The bottom mat was cut from Pretty Peacock DSP and embossed with the Garden Trellis Embossing Folder.  I did not use a top mat.

For the oval frame I used Soft Sky CS and then used a Sponge Dauber with Soft Sky Ink to add some highlights to the raised embossed section.

I used Pretty Peacock Ink for the leaves, butterfly and the sentiment which is from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set.  I used Soft Sky ink for the flower and shading on the butterfly.

I colored some Clear Epoxy Droplets with one of the Pretty Peacock Stampin' Blends and added them to the flower and card front.



For this 3rd card I cut the bottom mat from Dapper Denim CS and embossed it using the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder.

For the oval frame and the center oval I used Marina Mist CS and used a Sponge Dauber and Marina Mist and then Whisper White inks to add some highlights.

The leaves were stamped with Smoky Slate Ink.

The flower, butterfly and also the sentiment from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set were stamped with Dapper Denim Ink.

I added some Glitter Enamel Dots to the front of the card.


Friday, March 13, 2020

This card features the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and the coordinating Nature's Thoughts Dies from Stampin' Up!.

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This was the first card I made with this stamp set and the coordinating dies. I found it so quick and easy to both stamp and assemble the card.  I made a total of 14 cards within 5 days, I will be posting the others in the next week or so.

The bottom mat for this card was cut from Crumb Cake CS.

The top mat was cut from Whisper White CS.  I used a stamp from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set with some Pool Party ink (2nd generation stamping) to add a bit of additional color to the top mat. And then added a torn piece of Tranquil Tide CS to the left edge of the top mat using Tape Runner.

The leaves were stamped with Crumb Cake Ink on Whisper White CS,cut out with the coordinating die, and attached to the top mat with Tape Runner.

The flowers were stamped with Tranquil Tide Ink, cut out with the coordinating die,and attached to the top mat with Dimensionals.

The sentiment is from the Home to Roost Stamp Set and was stamped in Tranquil Tide Ink.

The top mat was attached to the bottom mat and then to a White Card Base with Tape Runner.

Lastly I added a few Rhinestones to the center of the flowers and to the top mat.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

This card features the Floral Essence Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.

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The bottom mat for this card was cut from Gorgeous Grape CS.

The top mat was cut from Whisper White CS and sponged using a Blender Brush and Highland Heather ink.  Then I used an Aqua Blender to sprinkle water droplets on the top mat.

The 2 smaller flowers were stamped on Whisper White CS with Gorgeous Grape Ink and fussy cut.  They were popped up with Dimensionals.

The larger flower was stamped on Whisper White CS with Gorgeous Grape Ink and fussy cut.  I used a coordinating Stampin' Write marker to add additional color to the stamped lines and edges of the flower.  It was popped up with a double layer of Dimensionals.

The leaves were cut from Granny Apple Green CS with a die from the Foliage Frame Framelits. They were attached with Tape Runner.

The sentiment is from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and was stamped in Gorgeous Grape Ink.

I added a few Enamel Dots to the center of the flowers.

The top mat was attached to the bottom mat and the completed piece was then attached to a White Card Base using Tape Runner.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

This card features the Floral Essence Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.

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The bottom mat was cut from Pretty Peacock CS.

The top mat was cut from Coastal Cabana CS.

The 2 solid white flowers and the 2 outline style flowers were heat embossed with White Embossing Powder.  The outline style flowers were colored with the Pretty Peacock Stampin' Blends Set.

The center flower was stamped with Pretty Peacock Ink, and the center of the flower was colored with a Sponge Dauber using Pretty Peacock Ink.

The leaves were stamped with Pretty Peacock Ink.

The sentiment is from the Botanical Bliss Stamp Set and was stamped on Whisper White CS using Pretty Peacock Ink.

The top mat was attached to the bottom mat and then to a White Card Base using Tape Runner.