Monday, August 31, 2020

These 2 cards feature the Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, the coordinating Lily Pad Dies, and Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!.




The bottom mat for this card was cut from Pretty Peacock CS, the top mat was cut from the Lily Impressions DSP.  The bottom mat for the center piece was cut from Pool Party CS, the top mat from the same DSP as above.  The lily and lily pad were stamped on Pool Party CS using Pretty Peacock Ink.  I sponged some Pretty Peacock Ink on the lily pad to add some contrast between the two pieces. The lily outline piece was cut from Pretty Peacock CS.  All 3 pieces were cut out using the Lily Pad Dies. The lily was popped up with Dimensionals.










The bottom mat for this card was cut from Pretty Peacock CS. The middle mat was cut from the Lily Impressions DSP.  The top mat was cut from Grapefruit Grove CS using one of the Rectangle Stitched Dies and then the center was cut out using one of the Layering Oval Dies.  The lily was stamped on a piece of DSP I had in my stash, using Grapefruit Grove Ink.  The lily outline piece was cut from Grapefruit Grove CS.  The 2 pieces were cut out using the featured Lily Pad Dies.  The sentiment is from the By the Bay Stamp Set and was stamped on Whisper White CS using Pretty Peacock Ink and cut out with a die from the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  The lily and the sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

These 2 cards feature the Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, the coordinating Lily Pad Dies, and Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!.


The bottom mat for this first card was cut from Pool Party CS, the top mat was cut from the Lily Impressions DSP.  Using stamps from the Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, the lilies were stamped on Lovely Lipstick CS using Lovely Lipstick Ink, the lily pads were stamped on Pool Party CS using Pretty Peacock Ink.  The pieces were cut out using the the Lily Pad Dies.  The sentiment is from the By the Bay Stamp Set and was stamped on Whisper White CS, using Lovely Lipstick Ink, and cut out with a die from the Stitched Label Die Set.  The lilies and the sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals.

The bottom mat for this card was cut from Grapefruit Grove CS, the top mat was cut from the Lily Impressions DSP.  Using stamps from the Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, the lilies were stamped on some DSP I had in my stash using Grapefruit Grove Ink.  The flower outline and decorative strips were cut from Grapefruit Grove CS.  The lilies, outline pieces, and decorative strips were all cut out using the Lily Pad Dies.  The sentiment is from the By the Bay Stamp Set and was stamped on Whisper White CS, using Pretty Peacock Ink, and cut out with a die from the Stitched So Sweetly Die Set. The lilies and sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

These 3 cards feature the Lily Pad Dies and Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!.


The lilies for these 3 flowers were made similarly.  I cut out 2 lily flowers using the Lily Pad Dies  from 2 different color pieces of cardstock creating what I call the outline shape and the petal pieces. I attached the outline piece to the cardstock first, and then inset the petal pieces using Tombow Glue or Tape Runner (your choice).





The bottom mat for this first card was cut from Pool Party CS, the top mat from the Lily Impressions DSP. The lilies were cut from  Pretty Peacock and Pool Party CS and attached to the card as described above.  The sentiment is from the Sheltering Tree Stamp Set, was stamped on Pool Party CS using Pretty Peacock Ink and cut out using a die from the Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies.  The strip of ribbon and bow were made using some Pool Party Shimmer  Ribbon










The bottom mat for this next card was cut from Grapefruit Grove CS, the top mat from the Lily Impressions DSP.  The lilies were cut from Grapefruit Grove and Gorgeous Grape CS.  The sentiment is from the Detailed With Love Stamp Set, was stamped on a scrap piece of Grapefruit Grove CS using Gorgeous Grape Ink and cut out a die from the featured set. The sentiment was popped up with Dimensionals.  













The bottom mat for this card was cut from Lovely Lipstick DSP, the top mat from the Lily Impressions DSP.  The lilies and decorative strip were cut from Pool Party and Lovely Lipstick CS.  

Friday, August 28, 2020

These 3 cards feature the Poppy Moments Die Set from Stampin' Up!.


The following cards were made similarly.   I began by making the flowers.  I cut a solid flower piece out of cardstock.  Then I cut two segmented flower pieces, one from the same color cardstock and one from a coordinating color, giving me what I will call an outline piece and then the individual petal pieces.  

I glued the outline piece to the solid flower piece of the same cardstock color and then glued all of the petals in place.  I cut additional solid flowers and segmented flowers and combined the pieces as above.  I cut coordinating flower center pieces and attached them as shown.  

These 3 cards were inspired by one I saw on Pinterest made by Debbie Danford.

For this first card the bottom mat was cut from Poppy Parade CS, the top mat was cut from Whisper White CS.  The flowers were cut from Poppy Parade CS, and Whisper White CS that was stamped with the dotted texture stamp from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set.   The leaves were cut from Mossy Meadow CS and shaded with some Mossy Meadow Ink for contrast. Next I stamped the top mat as shown with a dotted texture stamp from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set using Poppy Parade Ink (1st and 2nd generation stamping).  The sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set and was stamped on the top mat using  Poppy Parade Ink. The larger flower was popped up with Dimensionals.  Lastly I added a White Perfect Accents Shape to the center of the flower and some Red Rhinestones to the top mat.

  The bottom mat for this one was cut from Mint Macaron CS, the top mat from Whisper White CS that was sponged and dotted (as above) with Mint Macaron Ink.  The flowers were cut from Rich Razzleberry CS and Whisper White CS dotted (as above) with  Rich Razzleberry Ink.  The leaves were cut from Mint Macaron CS and sponged with Mint Macaron Ink.  The same sentiment was used and stamped directly on the top mat with Rich Razzleberry Ink.  The larger flower was popped up with Dimensionals.  Lastly the Enamel Shapes were added.

The bottom mat for this last card was cut from Pretty Peacock CS, the top mat from Whisper White CS dotted with Pretty Peacock Ink as in the cards above.  The flowers were cut from Pretty Peacock and Whisper White CS.  The leaves were cut from Whisper White CS and sponged with Pretty Peacock Ink. The same sentiment was used and stamped on the top mat with Pretty Peacock Ink.  The flower was popped up with Dimensionals and then some Pretty Peacock Faceted Dots were added.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

These 2 cards feature the Poppy Moments Die Set from Stampin' Up!.


The following cards were made similarly.   I began by making the flowers.  I cut a solid flower piece out of cardstock.  Then I cut two segmented flower pieces, one from the same color cardstock and one from a coordinating color, giving me what I will call an outline piece and then the individual petal pieces.  

I glued the outline piece to the solid flower piece of the same cardstock color and then glued all of the petals in place.  I cut additional solid flowers and segmented flowers and combined the pieces as above.  I cut coordinating flower center pieces and attached them as shown. 

Once I had my flowers made I picked out a piece of DSP to use for a top mat of each card. 

For this first card the bottom mat was cut from Old Olive CS, the top mat was cut from a piece of  Peaceful Poppies DSP.  The flowers for this card were cut from Poppy Parade CS and some Whisper White CS that I stamped first with Poppy Parade Ink using one of the stamps from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set (the dots).  The leaf pieces were cut from Old Olive CS, and then sponged with some Old Olive Ink for some contrast.  The flower buds were cut from Poppy Parade CS.  I cut a mat from Whisper White CS, using one of the Stitched so Sweetly Dies, this piece was also stamped with Poppy Parade Ink using the same stamp as above. The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set and was stamped with Old Olive Ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS, cut with the Classic Label Punch and trimmed  to desired length. the sentiment and the larger flower were popped up with Dimensionals, the other pieces attached directly to the mats.



For this next card the bottom mat was cut from Calypso Coral CS, the top mat from a piece of  Sweet Soiree DSP.  The flowers were cut from Petal Pink CS that was dotted using same texture stamp as listed above and Calypso Coral CS.  The leaf pieces were cut from Whisper White CS.  The circular piece was cut from Whisper White CS using a die from the Painted Layers Die Set.  The upper mat was cut from Calypso Coral CS using one of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. The sentiment is from the Timeless Tulips Stamp Set and cut using one of the Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies. The flower and sentiment were  popped up with Dimensionals. Lastly I added some Pearls to the center of the flower and on the upper mat.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

These 2 cards feature the Poppy Moments Die Set from Stampin' Up!.


The following cards were made similarly.   I began by making the flowers.  I cut a solid flower piece out of cardstock.  Then I cut two segmented flower pieces, one from the same color cardstock and one from a coordinating color, giving me what I will call an outline piece and then the individual petal pieces.  

I glued the outline piece to the solid flower piece of the same cardstock color and then glued all of the petals in place.  I cut additional solid flowers and segmented flowers and combined the pieces as above.  I cut coordinating flower center pieces and attached them as shown. 

Once I had my flowers made I picked out a piece of DSP to use for a top mat of each card. 

For this first card the flower pieces were cut from Blackberry Bliss CS, and Whisper White CS that I stamped with Blackberry Bliss Ink using one of the texture stamps from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set (the dots).  I cut the layered leaf pieces from Garden Green CS.  The mat was cut from a sheet of the Lily Impressions DSP. The sentiment is from the Amazing You Stamp Set, it was stamped with Garden Green Ink on a scrap of Whisper White CS and cut using one of the dies from the Stitched Label Die Set.  I threaded some White Organza Ribbon thru the holes cut with the die, popped the sentiment up with Dimensionals, and taped the ribbon to the back of the DSP.  The flower on the left was also popped up with Dimensionals.  Lastly I added a few Pearls to the flower centers and top mat.  


For this card the bottom mat was cut from Mango Melody CS and the top mat was cut from Mango Melody DSP.  The flower pieces were cut from Mango Melody CS, and Whisper White CS that I stamped with Mango Melody Ink using the same stamp as listed above. The top left flower was popped up with Dimensionals. The leaf pieces were cut from Whisper White CS and attached directly to the top mat.. The sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set and was stamped with Mango Melody Ink on Whisper White CS, and cut using one of the Stitched Label Dies, it was popped up with Dimensionals. I added Pearls to the center of the flowers and to the top mat.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

These 3 cards feature the Poppy Moments Die Set from Stampin' Up!.


The following cards were made similarly.   I began by making the flowers.  I cut a solid flower piece out of cardstock.  Then I cut two segmented flower pieces, one from the same color cardstock and one from a coordinating color, giving me what I will call an outline piece and then the individual petal pieces.  

I glued the outline piece to the solid flower piece of the same cardstock color and then glued all of the petals in place.  I cut additional solid flowers and segmented flowers and combined the pieces as above.  I cut coordinating flower center pieces and attached them as shown.  

For this first card the bottom mat was cut from Blackberry Bliss CS, the top mat was cut from Whisper White CS.  Next I used the open die from the die set (see picture) to cut out pieces from the top mat letting the Blackberry Bliss CS show thru.  The flower was cut from Blackberry Bliss CS and Whisper White CS that was sponged with Blackberry Bliss Ink and then dotted with a texture stamp from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set using the same ink. The leaves were cut from Garden Green CS and then sponged with some Garden Green Ink for contrast.  The sentiment was stamped directly on the top mat with Garden Green Ink and is from the Amazing You Stamp Set. The flower was popped up with Dimensionals and lastly I added a Pearl and a few Enamel Dots to the card front.

The bottom mat for this next card was cut from a piece of the Lily Impressions DSP, the top mat from Whisper White CS. I used the same die as above from the featured set to cut the "patterned holes", letting the DSP show through.  The flower was cut from Calypso Coral and Petal Pink CS that was dotted using Calypso Coral Ink using the same texture stamp as above. The layered leaf pieces are also from the featured die set and were cut from Old Olive CS.  The flower was popped up with Dimensionals.  The sentiment is from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and was stamped directly on the top mat with Old Olive Ink.  Lastly I added some Glitter Enamel Shapes to the card front.

For this third card the bottom mat was cut from Blackberry Bliss CS, the top mat was cut from Whisper White CS, sponged with Granny Apple Green Ink and the "holes" cut out. The flower was made the same as the one in the first card above.  The leaves pieces were all cut from Granny Apple Green CS and shaded with Granny Apple Green Ink.  The sentiment is from the Amazing You Stamp Set and was stamped in Granny Apple Green Ink. This flower is also popped up with Dimensionals. 

Monday, August 24, 2020

These 3 cards feature the Poppy Moments Die Set and coordinating Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!.


All of the following cards were made similarly.   I began by making the flowers.  I cut a solid flower piece out of cardstock.  Then I cut two segmented flower pieces, one from the same color cardstock and one from a coordinating color, giving me what I will call an outline piece and then the individual petal pieces.  

I glued the outline piece to the solid flower piece of the same cardstock color and then glued all of the petals in place.  I cut additional solid flowers and segmented flowers and combined the pieces as above.  I cut coordinating flower center pieces and attached them as shown. 

Once I had my flowers made I picked out a piece of DSP to use for a top mat of each card.  For these 3 cards I cut all my top mats from the Peaceful Poppies DSP pack.

For this first card the bottom mat was cut from Pretty Peacock CS.  The flower and leaf pieces were cut from Whisper White and Pretty Peacock CS.  The completed flower was popped up with Dimensionals, the other pieces were attached,  as shown, to the top mat with Tape Runner (glue could be used instead if preferred). The sentiment for this card is from the Amazing You Stamp Set and was stamped with Pretty Peacock Ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS.  It was cut out with a die from the Ornate Layers Die Set, and also popped up with Dimensionals.  Lastly I added some Glitter Enamel Dots as shown.

For this next card the bottom mat was cut from Rich Razzleberry CS.  I used Whisper White  and Rich Razzleberry CS to cut the flower pieces, stamped them with Rich Razzleberry Ink using a texture stamp from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set (the dots) and then assembled the pieces. The leaves were cut from Old Olive CS. I sponged some Mossy Meadow ink on the leaves to add some contrast. The sentiment is from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and was stamped on a scrap of Whisper White CS using Old Olive Ink.  The flower on the right side and the sentiment were popped up Dimensionals, the other attached directly to the DSP layer.  


I cut the bottom mat for this card from Calypso Coral CS.  I also used Calypso Coral CS for the base, outline piece and flower buds. I used Petal Pink CS that I stamped with Calypso Coral Ink using a texture stamp from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set (the dots) for the petal pieces.  I used Mossy Meadow and Old Olive CS to cut the layered leaf pieces.  I added a small Pearl to the center of the flower and popped it up with Dimensionals. The leaves were attached directly to the DSP top mat.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

These 2 cards feature the Poppy Moments Die Set from Stampin' Up!.


The following cards were made similarly.   I began by making the flowers.  I cut a solid flower piece out of cardstock.  Then I cut two segmented flower pieces, one from the same color cardstock and one from a coordinating color, giving me what I will call an outline piece and then the individual petal pieces.  

I glued the outline piece to the solid flower piece of the same cardstock color and then glued all of the petals in place.  I cut additional solid flowers and segmented flowers and combined the pieces as above.  I cut coordinating flower center pieces and attached them as shown. 


For this first card the bottom green mat at was cut from a piece of Lily Impressions DSP, the top mat was cut from Whisper White CS.  The flowers were from Blackberry Bliss and Whisper White DSP.  Using the leaf dies from the featured set I cut "leaves" from the top mat as shown, leaving the green colored DSP showing thru. The sentiment is from the Beautiful Bouquet Stamp Set and was stamped with Blackberry Bliss Ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS and cut with one of the Stitched Label Dies. The top left flower and the sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals.  Lastly, I added a couple of coordinating Enamel Shapes to the card front.  


The next card was made similar to the card above using the following papers and inks.  The bottom mat was cut from Coastal Cabana CS.  The top mat was cut from Whisper White CS that was sponged with Coastal Cabana Ink.  The flowers were cut from Flirty Flamingo CS and Whisper White CS that was sponged with Flirty Flamingo Ink and then stamped with one of the dies from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set (the dots) using the same ink. I cut the leaf shapes out of the top mat as I did on the first card above. The sentiment is from the Timeless Tulips Stamp Set and was  stamped with Flirty Flamingo Ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS and cut out with one of the Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies.  The sentiment and the left flower were popped up with Dimensionals.

Friday, August 21, 2020

 These 4 cards feature the Poppy Moments Die Set from Stampin' Up!.


The following cards were made similarly.  I began by making the flowers.  I cut a solid flower piece out of Whisper White CS, sponged it with ink and then dotted it using one of the texture stamps from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set.  Then I cut one of the segmented flower pieces from a piece of cardstock that coordinated with the ink color I used to color the piece above, for these cards I only used the outline piece that was cut, not the petals, to make my flowers.  I glued the outline piece to the solid flower piece of the same cardstock color.  I cut coordinating flower center pieces and attached them as shown.  


For this first card the bottom mat was cut from Poppy Parade CS, the top mat was cut from a piece of Peaceful Poppies DSP.  The Whisper White flower bases were sponged and stamped with the texture stamp, listed in the description above, using Poppy Parade Ink.  The flower centers were cut from Whisper White CS. The flower buds were cut from Poppy Parade CS. The leaves were cut from Old Olive CS and sponged with some Old Olive Ink for contrast. The sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set, it was stamped with Poppy Parade Ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS and cut out with one of the Stitched Labels Dies. Both of the flowers and the sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals. And lastly some Enamel Dots added to the flower centers.





For this next card the bottom mat was cut from Poppy Parade CS, the top mat as cut from a piece of Peaceful Poppies DSP.  The flower for this card is made just like the one in the card above.  The leaf pieces were cut from Granny Apple Green and Old Olive CS.  The flower buds were cut from Poppy Parade CS.  I added an additional rectangular mat cut from a piece of Vellum, that I embossed with the Scripty Embossing Folder and added it onto the top mat before attaching the die cut pieces to the card (I loved this effect on the Vellum).  I used the same sentiment and ink as above, but this one was cut out using one of the Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies. Both the flower and sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals. Lastly adding a few Glitter Enamel Shapes to the card front.






For this next card the bottom mat was cut from Petal Pink CS, the top mat was cut from a piece of Good Morning Magnolia DSP.  The flower for this card was made as described in the intro, the outline piece was cut from Petal Pink CS, the white base piece was sponged and dotted with Petal Pink Ink.  The leaves were cut from Old Olive  and Granny Apple Green CS. The flower buds were cut from Petal Pink CS.  The sentiment is from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and was stamped on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS with Old Olive Ink. The flower on the right side and the sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals. 








For this last card the bottom mat was cut from Poppy Parade CS and embossed using the Brick & Mortar Embossing Folder.  The top mat was cut from Flirty Flamingo CS using one of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies, then it was embossed using the Subtle embossing Folder.  The flower for this card was made as described in the intro, the base piece was cut from Whisper White CS and sponged and dotted with Poppy Parade Ink.  The outline piece was also cut from Whisper White CS. The leaves were cut from Old Olive and Granny Apple Green CS. The buds were cut from Flirty Flamingo CS and then dotted using the same texture stamp with Flirty Flamingo Ink.  The sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set and was stamped on a scrap of Whisper White CS with Poppy Parade Ink, and die cut using one of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. The flower and sentiment were popped up with Dimensionals.  Lastly I added some coordinating Enamel Shapes to the card front.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

These 4 cards feature the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set and coordinating Cherry Blossom Die Set used with  Embossing Folders from Stampin' Up!.



The bottom mat for this card is cut from Tranquil Tide CS.  The next mat was cut from Whisper White CS, and then embossed using the Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder (that I colored with Tranquil Tide Ink using a Sponge Brayer before running thru the folder).  I stamped the Blossom stamp from the featured stamp set on a piece of Shimmer Paper using Tranquil Tide Ink, I added some color using Tranquil Tide Ink with a Blender Pen.  The sentiment from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set was stamped in the lower corner using Tranquil Tide Ink.  The piece was cut out using the rectangular die from the Natures Thoughts Die Set.  Then the piece was matted on slightly larger piece of Tranquil Tide CS, and popped up with Dimensionals.  I added some tiny drops of Glossy Accents to the center of the flowers and colored them with Tranquil Tide Ink.  This card was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest by Jackie Noble.



The bottom mat for this next card was cut from Petal Pink CS and embossed using the Layered Leaves Embossing Folder.  I added a strip of Parisian Blossoms DSP as shown.  I stamped the Blossom stamp from the featured stamp set on a scrap of Whisper White CS, using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, colored it with Petal Pink, Garden Green, and Delicata Golden Glitz Inks, and then cut it out with the coordinating die from the featured Die Set.  I glued the die cut to a piece of Pool Party CS and then die cut the attached pieces using one of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. (I like the way the bottom edge cut).  This piece was popped up with Dimensionals.  I stamped the sentiment from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set in Pool Party Ink on a scrap of Whisper White CS, cut it out using the Classic Label Punch, trimmed it to length and glued it to the front as shown using Tombow Glue.  Lastly I added some Pearls to the center of the flowers.



The bottom mat was cut from Island Indigo CS, the top mat was cut from Pool Party CS using one of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  The 2 pieces were glued together and then embossed using the Parisian Blossoms Embossing Folder.  I stamped the Blossom stamp from the featured set on a piece of Whisper White CS, colored it with Island Indigo and Pool Party Stampin' Write Markers and Delicata Golden Glitz Ink, and die cut it with the coordinating die from the featured set..  I added some Gold Metallic Pearls to the center of the flowers.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set and was stamped on a scrap of Whisper White CS, cut out using the Classic Label Punch and trimmed to length. The blossom and the sentiment were both popped up with Dimensionals.





The bottom mat was cut from Pool Party CS.  The top mat was cut from Petal Pink CS and embossed using the Scripty Embossing Folder.  I cut a strip of the Parisian Blossoms DSP and glued it to the center of the top mat. The mats were wrapped with 2 pieces of Tea Room Coastal Cabana Ribbon.  I stamped the blossom stamp from the featured set on a piece of Whisper White CS using Petal Pink Ink.  The piece was die cut using the blossom die from the featured die set.  Some Pink Pearls were added to the centers of the flowers.  It was popped up with Dimensionals. The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set, stamped in Pool Party Ink and cut and trimmed as above.  I added a small bow using the same ribbon.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

These 2 cards feature the Forever Blooms Stamp Set and coordinating Cherry Blossoms Die Set from Stampin' Up!.  




The bottom mat for this card was cut from So Saffron CS, the next mat was cut from Bird Ballard DSP and then I attached 3 strips of Pool Party CS to the piece as shown.  The Blossom Stamp from the featured set was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, and colored with the So Saffron, Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Stampin' Blends Sets and then cut out with one of the Rectangle Stitched Dies.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set and was stamped in the corner of the piece with Old Olive Ink. This piece was popped up with Dimensionals.  I added some coordinating Enamel Shapes to the center of the flowers. 








The bottom mat for this card was cut from Calypso Coral CS.  The next mat is 3 pieces of DSP combined together (doing my best to line up the pattern) 1 in Calypso Coral, 2 in Mossy Meadow. I stamped the Blossom stamp from the featured set on a piece of Whisper White CS using Memento Ink, colored it with Calypso Coral and Mossy Meadow Stampin Blend Sets, and then die cut the piece with one of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  This piece was popped up with Dimensionals.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set and was stamped in Mossy Meadow Ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS, cut out with the Classic Label Punch and trimmed to length.  Coordinating Enamel Shapes were added to the center of the flowers.

Monday, August 17, 2020

These 2 cards feature the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.




The bottom mat for this card was cut from Highland Heather CS, the top mat was cut from Whisper White CS.   I used Post-It Tape to mask the edges of the Whisper White CS piece leaving a open rectangle space in the middle.  I used Blender Brushes to color inside the rectangle using Granny Apple Green and Highland Heather Inks.  I stamped the Blossom Stamp from the featured set in the center of the mat using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set and was stamped in the corner using Gorgeous Grape Ink.  I used a Rectangle Die to cut out the center of the piece.  The outside piece was popped up with Dimensionals, the inside piece was glued back into the center of Highland Heather CS piece using Tombow Glue.  I added some Gold Metallic Pearls to the center of the flowers.




The bottom mat for this 2nd card was cut from Sweet Sugarplum CS, the next mat was cut from Crumb Cake CS using the Rectangle Stitched Dies, the top mat was cut from Sweet Sugarplum CS using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  The blossom stamp from the featured stamp set was stamped on the top mat using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and then colored with the Rococo Rose and Old Olive Stampin' Blends Sets.  Once the ink was dry I ran this piece through the Subtle Embossing Folder.
The 3 layers were glued together with Tombow Glue, I wrapped a piece of Rococo Rose Scalloped Linen Ribbon around the 3 pieces.  The sentiment is from the featured set and was stamped on a scrap of Whisper White CS, cut out with a die from the Stitched Label Dies and glued to the ribbon.  I added a couple of Enamel Shapes to the card, as shown, and added some dots to the center of the flowers using a White Chalk Marker.

Sunday, August 16, 2020

These 3 cards feature the Forever Blossom Stamp Set and coordinating Cherry Blossom Die Set from Stampin' Up!.





The bottom mat for this card was cut from Poppy Parade CS, the top mat from Whisper White CS.  I stamped the Script stamp from the Very Versailles Stamp Set  on the top mat using Delicata Golden Glitz Ink.  Then I wrapped some Poppy Parade Textured Weave Ribbon on both sides of the mat, using scotch tape, as shown.  The circular piece for this card was cut from Poppy Parade CS using the Swirly Scribble Thinlits Dies and attached with Tape Runner.  The Blossom stamp from the featured set was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, colored with the Poppy Parade and Soft Suede Stampin' Blends Sets and die cut using the featured die set.  I added some Gold Metallic Pearls to the center of the flowers.  





The bottom mat from this card was cut from Old Olive CS, the top mat was cut from Pineapple Punch DSP.  The narrow rectangle frame piece was cut from Old Olive CS using the Rectangle Stitched Dies.  The Blossom stamp from the featured set was stamped in Memento Ink on a scrap of Whisper White CS, colored with Pineapple Punch, Daffodil Delight, and Old Olive Stampin' Blends, then the top piece was cut out using the Stitched Nested Label Dies and popped up with Dimensionals.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set, was stamped on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS, cut out with the Classic Label Punch, trimmed to the desired length and glued to the top piece as shown. Pearls were added to the center of the flowers.




The bottom mat of this card was cut from Lovely Lipstick CS, the top mat was cut from Lovely Lipstick DSP.  Once the 2 mats were attached, they were wrapped with a piece of Lovely Lipstick Ribbon.  The Blossom stamp from the featured set was stamped with Memento Ink on a piece of Whisper White CS, colored with Lovely Lipstick and Old Olive Stampin' Blends and die cut with the Lots of Labels Framelits Dies.  A second piece was cut from Old Olive CS, using a larger die from the same die set  and the 2 pieces were glued together with Tombow Glue.  This piece was popped up with Dimensionals.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set and was stamped on a scrap of Whisper White CS using Old Olive Ink, punched out with the Classic Label Punch, cut to the desired length and attached to the front of the card with Tombow Glue. Pearls were added to the center of the flowers.

Saturday, August 15, 2020

These 5 cards feature the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set and the coordinating Cherry Blossoms Dies with a Die Cut from the Painted Layers Dies - all from Stampin' Up!.  This is a great set to help you use up some of your Designer Series Paper.

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The bottom mat for this card is cut from Calypso Coral CS, the top mat is cut from Sweet Soiree DSP.  The circular die cut is from the Painted Layers Die Set and was cut from Calypso Coral CS, it was attached to the DSP as shown with Tape Runner.  The sentiment is from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and was stamped in the center of the piece with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  The Blossom stamp from the featured stamp set was stamped in the same Memento Ink on a scrap of Whisper White CS, colored with Calypso Coral and Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends, cut out with the coordinating die, and popped up with Dimensionals. I wrapped 2 pieces of Calypso Coral Satin Ribbon around the top mat (taped to the back of the mat) and added a knotted piece of the same ribbon with Glue Dots.  I added Pearls to the centers of the flowers. 




The bottom mat for this card is cut from Pool Party CS, the top mat is cut from Parisian Blossoms DSP.   It was made similarly to the card above without any added ribbon.  The Blossom stamp was colored with Pool Party Stampin' Blends.  Coordinating Enamel Shapes were added to the centers of the flowers, a few Rhinestones to the circular layer. 








The bottom mat for this card was cut from Gorgeous Grape CS, the top mat was cut from Botanical Butterfly DSP.  This was made similar to the cards above.  The blossom was colored with Highland Heather and Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends.  I added an additional Gorgeous Grape CS piece under the other 2 pieces, it was cut using the Ornate Layers Dies.  The circular piece was cut from Purple Posy DSP.  







The bottom mat and the circular piece for this card were cut from Flirty Flamingo CS, the next mat was cut from Flirty Flamingo DSP, but then I added a 3rd layer cut from Whisper White CS - a frame cut using the Rectangle Stitched Die Set.  The blossom was colored with Flirty Flamingo and Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blend Sets.   This sentiment is from the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set.  I added coordinating Enamel Shapes to the center of the flowers and some pale pink Pearls to the circular shape.







Here is one more card made similarly.  The bottom mat  and circular piece were cut from Seaside Spray CS, the next mat was cut from some Mossy Meadow DSP, the frame piece from Whisper White CS using the Rectangle Stitched Dies. I used the same sentiment as from the card above but it was stamped in Mossy Meadow Ink.  The blossom was colored with Seaside Spray and Old Olive Stampin' BlendsPearls were added to the center of the flowers. 







Thursday, August 13, 2020

These 4 cards feature the Forever Blooms Stamp Set and the coordinating Cherry Blossoms Dies from Stampin' Up!.

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The bottom mat for this first card was cut from Purple Posy DSP, the next mat was cut from Whisper White CS, and the top mat was a piece of Pretty Peacock DSP.  I stamped the Blossom stamp from the featured set on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, and then colored the stamped image using the Pretty Peacock and Purple Posy Stampin' Blend Sets.  I cut out the piece using one of the dies from the Ornate Layers Die Set, popped it up with Dimensionals, and added some Purple Posy Faceted Gems to the centers of the flowers.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set,  was stamped using Pretty Peacock Ink, and cut out using the Classic Label Punch and trimmed to the desired length, and attached to the card with Tape Runner.




The bottom mat for this next card was cut from Petal Pink CS, the top mat was cut from a piece of the Magnolia Lane DSP.  I stamped the Blossom stamp from the featured set on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, and then colored the stamped image using the Petal Pink and Old Olive Stampin' Blends sets.  The sentiment stamped at the bottom of the piece is from the Sheltering Trees Stamp Set.  I cut out the piece using the rectangular die from the Positive Thoughts Die Set, popped it up with Dimensionals, and added some Pearls to the centers of the flowers. 






The bottom mat for this card was cut from a piece of Pool Party CS, the top mat from a piece of the Parisian Blossoms DSP.  I stamped the Blossom stamp from the featured set on a scrap piece of Whisper White CS using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, and then colored the stamped image using the Pool Party and Bermuda Bay Stampin' Blends Sets. The  piece was cut out using the rectangular die from the Positive Thoughts Die Set, and was popped up on Dimensionals. I added some Pearls to the centers of the flowers.  The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set, and was stamped with Bermuda Bay ink, cut with the Classic Label Punch, trimmed to length, and attached to the card with Tape Runner.

 



The bottom mat for this card was cut from Mint Macaron CS, the top mat was cut from a piece of DSP from my stash.  The blossom was stamped with Memento Ink as above, and colored with Mint Macaron and Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends Sets.  The piece was cut using the Rectangle Stitched Dies, and popped up with Dimensionals. I added some Shaded Spruce Rhinestones to the centers of the flowers. The sentiment is from the Label Me Bold Stamp Set , was stamped with Mint Macaron Ink, cut with the Classic Label Punch trimmed to length, and popped up with Dimensionals. I added a bow made with Basic Gray Shimmer Ribbon.