This intricate monochrome offering was made with the Layered Labels Stamp Set and the Apothecary Framelits. This large stamp obviously coordinates with the large framelit, but the smaller framelit is a great complement to layer.
Then I used the Modern Label Punch for the very top layer to accent “heartfelt”. To get the very crisp white image on the Raspberry Ripple card stock, I stamped with Whisper White Craft Pad then embossed it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder. Can I just say, that Stampin’ Up! has the BEST emboss powder! I was working on a project with a friend and she bought some emboss powder from somewhere else and brought it over. I was awful!
For accent I used the Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon and the Vintage Trinkets. Aren’t those cute little distressed brads perfect?
Celebrating Fathers today with this Lovely As A Tree card. I really enjoyed creating this card for my good husband who will receive it tomorrow. Shhhh – don’t spoil the surprise!
I got very creative with this card and used lots of different techniques. I scored a diagonal plaid design on the Gumball Green card base with my Scoring Tool every 1/2″, then sponged it with Gumball Green to emphasize it even more.
The trees stamp was inked with versamark and then Gumball Green. Before I stamped in on the Whisper White card stock, working quickly, I used the paint brush end of the Garden Green marker to add some darker areas in the trees by tapping the stamp and I used the paint brush end of the Early Espresso marker to paint the tree trunks a deep brown. Can you see the color variations in the picture above?
The reason I inked up with versamark first was to keep my ink moist long enough to add clear embossing powder to heat emboss. I wish you could see the raised embossed image. Because I embossed the trees, the background can now be brayered with ink without damaging the stamped image.
Using torn post it notes to mask the sky line, I brayered the green grass. Then I brayered the sky after removing the mask.
You can also see the leaf stamped in Gumball Green on the front of the Crumb Cake envelope.
By punching a circle out of a large post-it note you can mask the sky to sponge a bright sun in. Then cover the sun with a circle post-it note before brayering the sky.
Card Recipe:Stamps: Lovely As A Tree w-#115026 c-#127793, Teeny Tiny Wishes w-#115370, c-#127802Ink for Trees: Gumball Green#126861, Garden Green marker #119701, Early Espresso marker #119680Ink for Grass: Wild Wasabi #126959, Always Artichoke #126972, Early Espresso #126974(sentiment)Ink for Sky: Dafodil Delight #126944 (sun), Baja Breeze #126960, Bashful Blue #126961Ink for card base: Gumball Green #126861Paper: Whisper White #100730, Early Espresso #119686, Gumball Green #126840Extras: Natural Designer Buttons #127554, Linen Thread #104199, Glue Dots #103683, Top Note Die #113463, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Clear Stampin Emboss Powder #109130, Simply Scored Scoring Tool# 122334, Diagonal Scoring Plate #125586, Brayer #102395, Stamping Sponge #101610
This clean and simple butterfly card was a snap to design and create with the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine. Brayering the embossed Whisper White card stock with Baja Breeze makes the embossed design really pop!
The Rhinestones are always just the right touch to finish off the butterflies. Tip: I lift these self-adhesive rhinestones off the sheet with the tip of the paper piercing tool. And I use the strips of connected to rhinestones when I need a few in a row. Quick and easy without having to line all those little baby’s up!
Can you see the texture in the Baja Breeze embossed panel?
Vintage Vogue (retiring) is the perfect stamp set for clean and simple chic. The color scheme is a hint of pink in Blushing Bride (retiring) and the always chic Basic Black.
The background was created by embossing white vellum card stock with the beautiful Finial Press Embossing Folder (retiring). The embossed vellum was then mounted on Blushing Bride card stock. The subtle pink behind the vellum shows off the elegant design of the embossed vellum.
The Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine is the star of the show on this card creating the elegant impressed background and the lovely black tag to frame the oval ‘friends’.
A simple little flower from Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack with a tiny pearl adds just the right touch.