It’s Kangaroo & Co which has seen some ink today to make this thank you card, if you changed the sentiment it could easily be used as a birthday or get well soon card aswell.
I took one of the Ornate Layers dies and cut it out of Basic White. While the card was still in the die I used a Blender Brush and Soft Sea Foam to create the grass, with heavier blending at the bottom and a very light touch at the top. I then added a little bit of grass again using Soft Sea Foam.
I also stamped the butterfly and the greeting on this panel. I used the flower stamp and Versamark to create the subtle background on the Blamy Blue card base.
To finish the card I added a die cut Kangaroo coloured in Crumb Cake and a bunch of flowers in Balmy Blue, Soft Sea Foam and Daffodil Delight.
Today I’ve taken a sheet of the True Love DSP from the Love You Always Suite and given it a tropical twist. I love this paper as its black and white so you can add you own colour to match anything else in your crafty stash.
To emphasize the tropical feel I’ve coloured the paper with Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron, Granny Apple, Pumpkin Pie, Bermuda Bay, Rich Razzleberry and a little touch of Flirty Flamingo. I’ve left some of the flowers mostly white to add a little “pop” to the background.
To finish the card I’ve added a greeting stamped on labels from the Potted Succulents Dies and also a couple of Mint Macaron Springs to match the springs in the paper. I love how bright and colourful this card is and I’m pleased I’ve managed to get Pumpkin Pie onto a card!
Pool Party, Coastal Cabana and Magenta Madness is such a bright and cheerful combination, perfect to brighten up the dull day here in Yorkshire.
It’s easy to create the flowers with the Small Bloom Punch, simply stamp and punch and then finish off in the centre with an Enamel Dot.
The greeting from So Sentimental was stamped in Coastal Cabana on a die cut from the Stitched So Sweetly die collection. The card was finished with a length of ribbon in Coastal Cabana from the Playing with Patterns Ribbon Combo Pack.
I didn’t think I’d love the Stitched Triangle Dies as much as I do but they are amazing and definitely one to add to your collection. I love how you can link them togther to create a patchwork effect, create bunting of many sizes or just use them in a random pattern seperatley like I have here.
For both of these cards I use a card base measuring 13.9cm x 10.5cm, slightly smaller than my normal cards bases, so the largest Stitched Rectangle Die fits comfortably on the card front. I then cut out five random triangles out of my rectangle. I used the thick Whisper White cardstock to do the triangle to add some stability to this layer. I then stamped the greeting from So Senitmel in Memento Tuxedo Black, using washie tape to cover half the greeting so only Thank You was stamped.. To finish the card I filled in my triangle windows with 2020-2022 In-Colour Designer Paper.
For the second card I used the die with the long line of triangles and cut five rows. I colour each one with a strip of In-Colour cardstock on the back, I secrured the strips in place with tear and tape. I added the same sentiment, stamped in full on the largest of the Tasteful Labels Dies.
I really love how these cards turned out and can’t wait to play more with the Stitched Triangles.
I love how the stamps in the Todays Tiles set create intricate looking patterns which look like they’ve taken ages to stamp but in reality took just seconds. The trick with this stamp set is to use the Stamp-a-ratus to line up the stamps and then you will get perfect alighment everytime.
I cut my Whisper White cardstock to fit the Stamp-a-ratus and then stamped a row of the base tiles in Seaside Spray. You can fit three blocks of stamped tiles on the Stamp-a-ratus if you start right near the right hand-side and then move two spaces across or down depending on which way you’ve lined up the stamp. I needed four blocks for these cards so did a second set of stamping on more cardstock.
After stamping the Seaside Spray layer I kept the stamp on the Stamp-a-ratus for my second batch of stamping but turned it over to add the detail stamp. Take time here to make sure you’ve lined up your stamp correctly and ensure the magnets have a firm hold on your paper as the slightnest nudge can throw the design off. I’ve stamped my detailed layer in Blackberry Bliss so it really stands out.
I’ve used Misty Moonlight as a complimentary colour for these cards and used Blackberry Bliss for stamping the sentiments. Two of the sentiments were stamped onto dies from the Field Tiles die set which can be bought in a bundle with the Today’s Tiles stamp set.
I love how simple these cards were to create and look forward to playing with more colour combinations and designs soon.