My friend Mary Ann brought me a stack of glossy card stock! So we had a little play 🙂 This is the basic resist technique – stamp the images with Versamark and brayer ink over the entire surface. Gently wipe off the excess ink and you’re done! I added a little butterfly and sentiment, die cut it out with a stitched rectangle and put it on a mat and card base. Easy – and fun! Thanks, Mary Ann! Hugs, Fran
You’ve seen this one before but yesterday was class 7 in my Blendies classes and this was the sample.. Wow, these ladies have gotten very good with their Blendies! I thought I’d show you 4 more variations on this card.
This rose is Calypso Coral.
This is Melon Mambo.
This was done with Copics and….
This was done in “sepia” tones using Copics.
What a wonderful stamp! Hugs, Fran
I bought this stamp – Corner Garden (134045/134048) just to color with the new Blendabilities! I used the most of the colors currently available as of today –
- Cherry Cobbler (Item #130995 – $11.95)
- Coastal Cabana (Item #131000 – $11.95)
- Daffodil Delight (Item #130998 – $11.95)
- Old Olive (Item #130999 – $11.95)
- Pumpkin Pie (Item #130997 – $11.95)
- Rich Razzleberry (Item #131003 – $11.95)
- Skin Tone Assortment (Item #129370 – $22.95)
- Memento Ink Pad (Item 132708 – $5.95 )
- Memento Ink Refill (Item 133456 – $4.95 )
- Color Lifter (Item 129369 – $4.95 )
I just stamped the Corner Garden stamp on a 4 x 5 1/4 piece of Whisper White using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and started coloring. Fun, fun, fun! Here’s a close up –
Stamp Sets – Corner Garden, Love & Sympathy, Papillon Potpourri
Card stock – Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink – Memento Tux Black, Daffodil Delight
Blendabilities – Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Cherry Cobbler
Etc – small butterfly punch
This is a great stamp for practicing your coloring! Also today – buy 3 get 1 free on all DSP! What a great chance to get your hands on the new Designer Series papers ! Hugs, Fran
This is one of the card I’ll be swapping at the Catalog Preview night on Monday. It uses Flower Shop and Papillon Potpourri. I used the Fan embossing folder to emboss the Whisper White ans Wisteria Wonder cardstock together. There are two stories behind this card – I was going to use smaller pearls on the butterflies, but it seems I have lots and lots of the larger size pearls left, so I used them and they look great! Since I was making multiples of this card and each card has six branches/leaves, I used MDS and my ecutter to cut 40 leaves at a time. Just a little background note!
Stamp Sets – Flower Shop, Papillon Potpourri, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Card stock – Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder, Elegant Eggplant, Pear Pizzazz
Ink – Wisteria Wonder, Elegant Eggplant
Etc – Fan embossing folder, Pansy punch, Bird punch, butterfly punch, pearls, Scallop edge punch, Word Window punch
We are suppose to have a beautiful day today (and tomorrow!) I’m hoping to get some planting done – and maybe even cook out tonight. Have a wonderful weekend! Hugs, Fran
This little 3 x 3 shows off the new washi tape – and is in one of my favorite colors combos. I took a scrap piece of Whisper White and added some Epic Day washi tape then die cut it with a Label Framelit. The butterfly was stamped in the new Smokey Slate.
The dots were punch with the Owl punch in Strawberry Slush.
Stamp Sets – Papillon Potpourri, Teeny Tiny Wishes
card stock – Whisper White, Strawberry Slush
Ink – Basic Gray, Smokey Slate
Etc – Butterfly punch, Owl punch, Label Framelits, Epic Day Washi Tape
3 x 3’s are nice to have around to tuck into gifts, lunch bags, under pillows – anywhere you need a little note. Hugs, Fran
These are the new Tag a Bag Boxes that will be in the new catalog (May 31st). They are very sturdy, little boxes with clear sleeves – cute for holding any little gift. And very fun to stamp!
I used Papillon Potpourri to stamp this one. I stamped the butterfly body in Versamark and used Pool Party embossing powder. The antennas were embossed in white. Then I went back with a white gel pen and colored in the bodies and added little dots.
For this one I stamped the box using Mixed Bunch and embossing it with white embossing powder. (This one is my favorite – I love the white on kraft!)
I topped the Mixed Bouquet Box with a flower made from the Creped Filter paper and a scallop circle punch. Hint – to make it easier to punch this type of paper, attach it to a piece of copy paper and punch. Sooooo much easier! I tied the sleeve with some hemp and curled the ends by pulling them through some glue and wrapping them around a bamboo skewer. The sleeve is heavy enough that I could hot glue it down.
I made an Oval punch bow for this one using Pool Party Designer Series paper. Love the touch of color. Hope you enjoyed this sneak peek! Hugs, Fran
I am cleaning out computer files this week – and came across another card I want to show you. The layout was cased from a card on Sudsol – but their gallery is down at the moment and I’ll have to come back to give credit. The butterflies are stamped on card stock vellum – a beautiful paper to use! I stamped them on the Whisper White first and then on the vellum and layered them. And there’s a punch! Just makes life so much easier! Paper piercing and Dazzling Details finish off the card.
Stamp Sets – Papillon Potpourri, Itty Bitty Banners
card stock – Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Floral District DSP, card stock vellum
Ink – Baja Breeze
Etc – Apothecary Accents Framelits, Paper Piercing Essential pack, Butterfly punch, Dazzling Details, Itty Bitty Banners Framelits