I’m excited to share that I designed all of the cards for this class that we had last month. We used the Butterfly Brillance bundle and the Very Versailles stamp set.
I used Pool Party and Crumb Cake on this card. I love the two colours together.
Combining the Crumb Cake colour, sponging and distressing makes it easy to create a vintage look. I used the Very Versailles stamp for the subtle background as well as a butterfly.
The die cut butterflies were also sponged to age them and the card was finished off with a few pearls on the greeting and some linen thread.
I love the combination of Blushing Bride with Night Of Navy! Don’t you think it goes so well together?
I used a few layers to give a bit of depth to this simple card. The card base is Basic White, the second layer is Night of Navy and the background white layer was stamped in Blushing Bride.
I used an ‘E’ size Stampin’ Up! Acrylic block for the subtle rectangle background then stamped the beautiful foliage from the Very Versailles stamp set.
The butterfly was die cut using the Brilliant Wings Dies and embellished with gold thread and gold faceted gems.
The greeting was stamped using the Art Gallery stamp and it fit perfectly into the Treasured Tags Pick a punch.
Fancy Fold Card
This is a super simple but amazingly effective fancy fold card.
I used Mint Macaron as the base and stamped the Butterfly Brilliance stamp on the front. The inside strip was decorated with the limited-edition Butterfly Bijou DSP which sold out super quickly!
The centre flap has the Very Versailles background under the Brilliant Wings Die cut butterfly which is finished off with some Basic Pearls.
Splash of Colour Card
I used Magenta Madness as the bold base card and stamped in in matching ink once again using the Very Versailles stamp for the background. We added a strip embossed with the Painted Texture 3D folder.
The different colours on the butterflies were created by sponging different sections in different colours and stamping on the Basic White using the Stamparatus. We then die cut the images and used dimensionals to pop them up.
The biggest butterfly has a small die cut for extra texture and it’s finished off with Wink Of Stella for some subtle sparkle.
If you would like to join us for classes, we’ll be using the Artistically Inked Suite in July.
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Here’s a simple but elegant card featuring the ‘Beautiful Friendship’ Distinctive Stamp set.Can you see the colour variation in the stamped images?
Here’s a quick video of everything that you will find in your ‘Looking Up’ all inclusive card kit.
It has everything you need to make 15 cards, 3 each of 5 designs.
- Set of 7 photopolymer stamps and a clear acrylic block
- 15 x card bases: 3 each of 5 designs
- 15 x printed envelopes
- 1 x ink spot and embellishments
You’ll also end up with a great stamp set to keep and a few left over bits too.
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At our last class we all received the beautiful Bird Ballad Laser Cut Cards and Tin! We made four cards and had lots to take home with what was left over.
Our first card was cased from the catalogue. There was a lot of stamping and a little watercolouring involved. It’s a pretty simple card but looks lovely with the laser cut card.
The embellishments add a nice finishing touch.
For our second card we stamped on watercolour paper and coloured the birds with watercolour pencils and activated them with the aqua painter.
We stamped, coloured and fussy cut the flowers and once again finished the card off with the beautiful Bird Ballad Trinkets.
The Old Olive card stock provides a nice contrast behind the laser cut card.
On our third card we had the option to cut out the centre of the laser cut card to use on another project.
We used Crumb Cake as the background colour.
The birds were cut out from the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper using the Stitched Shapes Dies and I used the scalloped Lace Trim to create a border around the focal part.
I kept the last card very simple using Pretty Peacock and Very Vanilla.
I wanted to feature the laser card as much as possible and I love the contrast the Pretty Peacock provides.
I cut the top off the die cut to create a banner and to disguise the ‘missing stitching’ and added the Scalloped Lace Trim with another gorgeous flower trinket from the suite.
Please check out my schedule for upcoming classes and contact me if you’d like to join us.
Don’t forget to make the most of Sale-A-Bration! There’s only a few weeks to go…
We have begun our second Blends Club classes for the year.
Everyone commits to 4 months of classes and will receive 4 new Stampin’ Blends each class worth $31. Everyone received a bonus Sale-a-Bration item for blends club on this round.
Our colours this month were Lovely Lipstick and Pretty Peacock and we focused on these colours alone.
We used the stippled colouring technique. You use the bullet point of the dark blend pen to make small dots on the shaded area then blend with the light pen to get the look you want.
Here’s the cards we made.
The first card was using the Forever Blossoms Bundle.
The second card used the FREE Sale-A-Bration set “Power of Hope” stamp and textured embossing folder.
My product of the week is the Very Versailles Cling Stamp Set. I love design, it’s great as a background stamp.
Discover your inner rococo with the picturesque design of the Very Versailles Stamp Set!
Last Friday I used it at my Library class and we had a fun morning creating these two cards simply by stamping. Thanks for coming to class and for letting me share your photo ladies.
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My product of the week is Pressed Petals specialty washi tape. How gorgeous are the petals?!
There are 100 petals on the roll which makes lots of flowers.
Check out these gorgeous flowers on this card I made recently – so beautiful…
Watch me make a flower
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