The Summer Shadows dies are one of our level 2 Sale-A-Bration rewards, availabel with an order over £90. I loved the look of them as I do all things floral but I did find them a struggle to work with.
Today I’m sharing a card a made using these dies and also the the very sparkly Be Dazzling 6×6 DSP. This simple card uses ones of my favourite techinques, the inlay techinque where you fill in a die cut outline with pieces from another colour.
I’m also going to give you a closer look at the samples in the Sale-A-Bration catalogue using these dies for a little more inspiration.
I love the colour combination of this last sample: Copper, Crumb Cake and Blushing Bride definitely one I need to try.
This card is made with the Pansy Dies and although it took a while to cut out all the seperate pieces for three flowers and six leaves it was fairly easy to put togther, especially if you use the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets for the more intricate bits.
I used a Basic White card blank and just added a background using Highland Heather and a Blending Brush, sadly I’ve covered most of this up with the Pansies.
I used Highland Heather to add my greeting in the bottom right corner.
I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to layer up the flowers and leaves and to finish off the card I added some of the pearlescent white Elegant Faceted Gems.
Today I’m working with the Pansy Petals Designer Paper to show you the more floral designs in the pack. To show off this beautiful paper I’ve made some simple Thank You cards using the “Thanks” sentiment from the Biggest Wish stamp set.
I’ve matted each piece of designer paper onto matching in colour cardstock and then added a strip of the same coloured Open-Weave Ribbon about an inch from the bottom of each card.
The sentiments are stamped onto labels cut from the Potted Succulents Dies and embellished with some of the new In-colour Jewels.
I love all of these designs as they feature my favourite thing flowers but my very favourite has to be the design on the black background. This reminds me of the scene in Alice in Wonderland where Alice is walking through the woods about to meet the Cheshire Cat and film always makes me smile.
I’m back with another card showcasing the Pansy Petal Suite today, this time I’ve used the Pansy Patch stamps and dies to create my card.
I’ve gone with Pacific Point as my main colour which is not a colour I reach for much but I love how this card has turned out. Along with Pacific Point I’ve used Balmy Blue, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive and a touch of So Saffron for the flower centres.
The only other thing I’ve added to his card is some of the Subtles Designer Paper to create my background. A simple card but think it shows how lovely these stamps are. I’m looking forward to having a play later with different colour combinations while I watch the football.
This week I’m focusing on the Pansy Petal Suite, my favourite suite from the new catalogue as I love the colours and Pansies are one of my favourite flowers.
This suite features a stamp and die set, matching designer paper and cute little Bumblebee Trinkets similar to the ones in the Dandy Garden Suite. One of my favourite features of this suite is the options with the die set. You can cut from the matching designer paper, cut from stamped images and also simply use the dies to build your own flowers from cardstock.
Today I’m showing a card which has been created mostly from just die-cutting the designer paper, so was easy to make and looks great. I just used images which have Blackberry Bliss, Fresh Freesia and Evening Evergreen.
The background paper also comes from the Pansy Petals DSP, making this pack even more versatile as everyone loves a gingham don’t they. After stamping a sentiment onto one of the frames from the Scalloped Contours Dies I arranged my pansies over to the left of the card. As a finishing touch I’ve added some of the Fresh Freesia In-Colour Jewels,
Tomorrow I’ll be sharing more with this gorgeous suite so see you then.