This is a creation for the March 15th Paper Players Challenge. Please visit their site to see the challenges and perhaps participate yourself.
Start with Mint Macaron cardstock sized 8.5″ X 5.5″, scored at 4.25″. A piece of Pineapple Punch sized 5.25″ X 4″. Also a piece of Whisper White sized 5″ X 3.75″.
Using the Thoughtful Blooms stamp set, stamp several flowers onto Whisper White paper. The ink used was Pineapple Punch, Balmy Blue, and Petal Pink.
Use the small bloom punch to punch out the flowers.
Using Mint Macaron and the Thoughtful Blooms stamp set, stamp several stems and leaves.
Place the punched flowers where you want them to go. Then stamp several small blooms using Pineapple Punch, Balmy Blue, and Petal Pink.
Use dimensions to attach the punched flowers and embellish by placing rhinestones in the center of each large flower.
I tried a fun fold card. I followed the directions carefully and it turned out!
I’ve seen various fun folds but I really like how the center square stands out.
The base card stock is Pretty Peacock. The mat layer is Whisper White. The decorative layer is the Sale-A-Bration Lily Impressions dsp. The center lily is Cajun Craze ink stamped on Grapefruit Grove paper using the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set and cut out using the Lily Pad dies. The sentiment is stamped in Cajun Craze as well. This is on Whisper White paper.
I enjoyed blending colours on the ladybug card so I thought I would try another card with more blending.
This time I started out with a sheet of 5 X 3 3/4 paper. I used a small circle to identify where my setting sun would be and taped it down using washi tape. Below you can see as I blended Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Calypso Coral and Cajun Craze.
When I pulled off the circle the washi tape ripped the base paper. I thought I would have to start again then I figured I would cut another circle out, tape it to the card and make it the shining sun. I added the colours to the circle including a very light Cajun Craze so that the colouring of the card would blend together.
I stamped the fisherman image from the Best Catch stamp set using Memento Black.
From the High Tide stamp set I stamped some water at the bottom of the picture using Blueberry Bushel.
I also stamped birds from the High Tide set and the sentiment from the Best Catch set using Memento Black.
The card base is Very Vanilla. I thought that would go with the other colours used. Cajun Craze is the accent colour cut to 5 1/4 X 4.
Below is the finished card. On the inside I stamped the fish hook from Best Catch in Cajun Craze.
Here are the supplies used to make this card. Click on the picture to go to the Stampin’ Up store to get that item.
I tried the emboss resist technique using the Little Ladybug stamp set.
I started with a piece of Whisper White cardstock. Using Versamark I stamped three ladybugs on the paper. I used white embossing powder and heat set it with the embossing tool. As you can see below the images don’t stand out too much.
Using a dauber I added Balmy Blue to the top of the sheet.
Then I added Daffodil Delight to the middle and Melon Mambo to the bottom, blending the colours together.
The ink may stick to the embossed image. If so, just wipe it with a tissue or paper towel to remove the ink.
I started with a Whisper White card base sized 5 1/2 X 4 1/4. I used Call Me Clover sized 5 1/4 X 4 as an accent colour. I embossed it with the Swirls And Curls embossing folder.
I cut the ladybug sheet down to see more of the embossed Call Me Clover. I added the Thank You stamped in Call Me Clover and a few jewels as embellishments. The finished card is below. On the inside of the card I stamped a ladybug in Call Me Clover.
Here is a Valentine’s Day card that I created for a golfer.
Start with a base of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 Poppy Parade cardstock. Score the card at 2 1/8 and 4 1/4.
Cut a piece of dsp from the Country Club Suite 1 7/8 by 4. For the inside of the card, you will need a piece of Whisper White 5 1/4 by 4. Using Whisper White and Poppy Parade cardstock, punch out the heart shapes.
Using Poppy Parade ink and the Clubhouse stamp set, stamp a sentiment on the Whisper White heart. Assemble the card using Snail Adhesive to attach the cardstock and DSP.
Using the Heartfelt stamp set, decorate the inside of the card. I used Crushed Curry, Night of Navy, Poppy Parade and Garden Green with the small hearts. These match the colours of the tees on the DSP. The sentiment is stamped using Poppy Parade.
Attach the heart to the front of the card on the fold. If your inside sentiment is visible when the card is folded, you can attach the top heart to help hide it.
Here are the instructions to make this simple Valentine’s Day Card.
Start with a card base of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2. I used Real Red cardstock as the base. Using the Lily Pad dies I created 3 accents using Real Red, Flirty Flamingo and Whisper White. Using the heart punches I used Flirty Flamingo and Whisper White.
Using Real Red ink and the Heartfelt stampset, I stamped the sentiment on the Whisper White heart.
Then assemble the card and add accents. I added Whisper White ribbon to the front.