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I’m so glad you stopped by today. The inspiration for this months card came from a recent shopping trip to the dollar store to purchase supplies for a door hanger project. I wish I had it completed at the time this hop. Though there is die-cutting involved, it’s pretty #simplestamping.
- Card base is standard 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”
- DSP Layer is 5 1/4” x 4”
- ’Legs’ are 1/2” x 3”
Hello and welcome to this months Stamp It Fall Blog Hop.
Normally when it comes to cards of fall, I tend to rely on old techniques to blend the typical fall colors, Pumpkin Pie, Granny Apple Green, Gorgeous Grape you know all those colors. Today I wanted to try and not go back to the o’Faithful toolset – you know the ones, water painters, blending brushes and the trusty sponge dauber.
Using a standard PORTRAIT (flip open from bottom vs. side)
- Card base is 5 1/2” tall by 4 1/4” wide in Basic Black.
- Basic Black square 3“ x 3“
- Basic White square 3“ x 3“
- The black and white side is DSP from The Party Pack 12”x12” Host DSP paper pack.This was cut 5 1/4” x 4”.
I used the Basic White to stamp my pumpkins from Pretty Pumpkins Bundle and cut the pumpkins using the Detailed Pumpkin dies.
Inside I added a scrap of DSP (3/4” x 4”) to add a little trim to the bottom of an otherwise boring Basic White insert that is also 4” x 5 1/4”.
I appreciate you taking a moment to stop by today and hope you were inspired to get creating. Don’t forget to enter by leaving a Comment using #StampinContest to win like Elizabeth did.
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Welcome to my Stamp It Christmas in July post.
I’m excited to give you a small introduction to the Whimsy and Wonder Suite that will be available in the July – December Mini Catalog releasing on August 3, 2021. Note: I will update the product links when the catalog goes live.
I have to say, I had mixed feelings about this suite at first. I liked the whimsy trees, I liked some of the color combinations but I wasn’t sure of the combination together. Now I can’t wait to create more with it. The hardest part will be using the DSP. (I’m working on that problem in general Ha-Ha!)
Look at this Holly paper!!
- Berries in Blushing Bride
- Leaves in Mossy Meadow and Mint Macaron
- Hint a Holographic trim
How do you get over cutting it, putting adhesive on it and covering it up to display the other side. I could use my paper with a little less stress if they banned double sided DSP.
Here’s a sneak peek at the trees. Originally, I thought I was going to die cut one or more trees to use. So I arranged on my scrap to do all at once. Might see a few more in the background. 😉
As I looked at the other stamps, 🐿 squirrel moment 🐿 I instantly envisioned the word Joy for my tree topper. As my card has had a moment to ‘rest’, I think it needs more around my tree. It might be snow or gems.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed the sneak peek. Don’t forget to comment using #stampitcontest for your chance to win the Looking Up Card Kit and you can be a winner just like JoAnn Porter – Congratulations! Be sure to check out my other team members posts this month using the links below.
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I decided I would try my hand at the blending technique using the Stampin Blend alcohol based markers and 91% alcohol on vellum. I’ve seen several posts that people can not find this high of percentage. You can find the 91% alcohol at Target or try a local pharmacy.
Using Real Red and Night of Navy in the darks, I scribbled blocked sections leaving empty or white space. Obviously there is no white blend so you have to create the illusion. I can be somewhat challenged with techniques so it took a few variations of using two colors to create red, white and blue while being happy with it and not making grape 😂😂 We are our own worst critics at times aren’t we!
It was never my intention to emboss the word friend. I poured the loose embossing powder off towards the bottom instead of off to the side. Surprisingly, my ink was still wet enough to pick up the embossing powder, so I went with it. I placed upon the Pacific Blue Card base.
As a result, my future attempt will be to make my vellum layer smaller and add a Basic Black layer to help the vellum layer pop.
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Good Saturday morning for those of you joining us on the first day of the Father’s Day theme blog up by Stamp It group.
Today I am showing you a cute #SimpleStamping card that can be used for any occasion, not just Father’s Day. My Pale Papaya example you will see it was just a matter of doing some basic cutting. OK, so maybe it was because I’m still putting stuff away from our move or I have too much stuff and I couldn’t find my stitched rectangle dies. 😬
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Thanks for joining us for the Stamp It Mother’s Day Spring Blog Hop
This is always a fun time of year. The grass is starting to turn green, birds chirping, sniffling, sneezing, 82 degrees today and snow tomorrow. We can all relate — Right!
The most important thing means Annual Catalog time. There are so many neat things, I can’t wait for you to see them starting May 4th.
- Card Base – Fresh Freesia 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4”
- First Layer – Basic Black 5-1/4” x 4”
- Top DSP (Designer Series Paper) Layer: Hand Penned 3-3/4” x 2-1/2”
- Bottom DSP (Designer Series Paper) Layer: Hand Penned 3-3/4” x 2-1/4”
- ‘Picture Frame’ Basic Black and Basic White ‘Picture’: I just started cutting scraps until I liked it. Didn’t measure final.
- Picture holder/nail was a Rhinestone Basic Jewel and separated a strand of Basic Black Bakers Twine to not be too thick
- Flowers from Days to Remember debuting in the Annual Catalog May 4th in the 2021-22 annual catalog
- Happy Mother’s Day from Timeless Tulips
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