Autumnal Painted Harvest Card

Today I’ve beenat my daugthers harvest assembly and they were singing the song “Autumn Days” which reminded me of the Painted Harvest stamps set, so i rushed home, pulled it out and here’s what I created.

For the sunflowers I used a base layer of So Saffron and then stamped over with two layers of Pumpkin Pie to make them exra bright and sunny. The middles are Soft Suede with dots of Early Espresso. I added a little Granny Apple Green on my stamped panel simply because I wanted to use the Textured Weave Ribbon in the same colour.

I ran the stamped panel through the Subtle 3D Embossing folder at add a little textue and then mounted this on a matt of Soft Suede and then a matt of Granny Apple Green.

I finished the card off with a greeting stamped over a small Stitched Oval.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

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Rainbow Butterflies Thank You Card

For today’s card I’ve used a different sized card base so I could fit five butterflies on and show more of the rainbow effect I created. This card base is from a piece of card measuring 21cm x 14cm, scored at 7cm on the narrow side, giving a tall narrow card similar to the Narrow Notecards that we used to carry.

To create the rainbow effect I used the Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay and Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends and coloured a rainbow across some Whisper White cardstock.

Butterfly Rainbow Close up

I then stamped five butterflies from Butterfly Gala across the rainbow, positioning them so each butterfly had more than one colour on its wings. I then punched them out using the Butterfly Duet Punch and added a black body to each butterfly.

Butterfly Raibow Card flat

To finish off the card I stamped a greeting at the bottom of the card and then attached each butterfly with a Stampin’ Dimensional. A final florish was to add antenna to each of the butterflies.

Hope you enjoyed this project and if you’ve got your own collection of Stampin’ Blends you can create rainbow butterflies in any colour combination.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

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Little Elephant Thank You Card

Today I’m sharing a quick little thank you card which I think is super cute, using the Little Elephant stamp set and the Elephant Builder punch.

I chose a very subtle colour scheme of Rococo Rose, Soft Seafoam, Highland Heather and Gray Granite, if you wanted a more masculine version you could substitute the Highland Heather for Balmy Blue or Seaside Spray.

To create a focal point for my card I cut out the second largest circle from the Stitched Shapes dies, if you wanted to add a larger greeting you could use the largest circle as it still works.

Little Elephant thank you card - flat

I used Rococo Rose to stamp the little heart thank you on this card. To add a little dimension to the card I used Stampin’ Dimensional’s to adhere the elephant to the card.

Hope you enjoyed today’s quick little card.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

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Thank You Thinlit Card

As promised here’s another project made using the Share What You Love Suite and the A Big Thank You Bundle. Today I’ve just used the Thank You Thinlit to make a card with no stamping, so if you need a thank you card quickly, this is the card for you.

Thank You Thinlit Card lfat

I would never have thought to put Rich Razzleberry with Grapefruit Grove but seeing them together in the Share What You Love Specaility DSP they really work. Thats why I love Stampin’ Up’s DSP whenever you’re stuck for a colour combination to work with just go and pull out some paper and you’ll soon find a great combination.

The flower on this card comes from another sheet of paper in this pack and was just fussy cut out and added with a Stampin’ Dimensional, I think it’s the perfect embellishment to finish this quick card.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

 

Simple Stamping – Vibrant Vases

So today I’m bringing #SimpleStamping to the Vibrant Vases set. I was so pleased to see this in the new catalogue as its adds even more versatility to using the Varied Vases Bundle which is one of my favourites from the Annual Catalogue.

For this project I’ve used just four inks (Blueberry Bushel, Old Olive, Calypso Coral and Tuxedo Black Memento) and the stamp set.

vibrant vases - flat - simple stamping

Although these are photopolymer stamps and easy to line up  I would suggest using the Stamp-a-ratus if your going to create an image where things need lining up in straight lines like the vase on the shelf. This would also make creating multiples of this card very quick.

Hope you’ve enjoyed today’s #SimpleStamping and a quick look at Vibrant Vases.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

 

September Customer Thank You Cards: Rainbow Blends

For my September customer cards I wanted to create so colourful rainbow cards so I got colouring with my Stampin’ Blends to create a background.  I used seven of the dark Stampin’ Blends in Real Red, Pumpkin pie, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Bermuda Bay, Night of Navy and Blackberry Bliss to colour stripes to create my background.

Rainbow background card

To finish off the card I cut out the Thank You Thinlit in Shimmery white cardstock and added some punched out some stars from the Twinkle Builder punch to embellish.

For my second card I switched things around and cut my “Thank You”  and gthe stars from some coloured cardstock and stuck onto a white card base.

rainbow thank you card

The best adhesive I’ve found for using these large delicate die cuts is the multipurpose adhesive sheets as no adhesive is shown, but be careful when placing your die cut as when they’re stuck down there’s no moving them.

I love how simple and bright these cards are, they could easily be turned into birthday cards using the Happy Birthday Thinlit die, you could also change up the colours to match any theme you like.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

 

Simple Thank You Car with the Share What You Love Suite

I’m loving playing with the Share What You Love Suite of products which is currently available as three bundles. This card features products from the biggest bundle the Gotta Have It All Bundle which includes my newest favourite paper pack the Share What You Love Speciality Paper. Here’s a look at my card:

Share What You Love gotta have it all bundle

The beautiful paper doesn’t need much adding to it to make a great card so I just stamped a simple panel with the largest floral stamp from the Love What You Do stamp set in Rich Razzleberry. I added a little texture to the card with the new Rich Razzleberry Velvet Ribbon which is so soft to touch.

flat share what you love gotta have it all bundle

Hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

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