July Demo Day – Featuring MFT Stamps

I’m over at PhotoScraps today participating in Demo Day. I’ve got two cards featuring stamps from My Favorite Things that are simple to color (I swear!) with Copic markers. I stamps the images in different colors of Memento Ink so that the outlines of the leaves and flowers blended with the coloring – sort of like no line coloring with lines!

If you’re in the area, stop on by! 

Rowhouse Greetings | Sketched Blooms by My Favorite Things Rowhouse Greetings | Sketched Blooms by My Favorite Things
CARD 1
Stamps: Sketched Blooms by My Favorite Things
Inks: Memento by Tsukineko in Bahama Blue and Cottage Ivy
Die: Hello by Lawn Fawn
Copics: Y02, Y35, YR04, (flowers); YG03 (leaves)
CARD 2
Stamps: Sketched Blooms by My Favorite Things; I Love You More by My Favorite Things
Inks: Memento by Tsukineko in Tuxedo Black, Bahama Blue, and Cottage Ivy
Copics: Booo, BG01, BG05 (flowers); YG03 (leaves); Y32, Y35, Y38 (lettering and sun)

 

You’re Simply the Best!

Today I’m over on the LDRS Creative Inspiration Blog with another project featuring the Daisy Daisy stamp & die set by Polkadoodles and Basic Cutting Edge Borders I by Creative Basics. I was inspired by a card that I saw on Pinterest (where else?!?) created by Linda Callahan that just seemed perfect for the Daisy Daisy stamp. I stamped the leaves and stem on X-Press It Blending Card by Copic and used the arched die from the Basic Cutting Edge Borders I to shape the cardstock. I stamped the flower on a separate piece of blending card and used the associated die to cut it out. When assembling the card, I used a small foam square to elevate the flower, giving the card some depth and dimension.

Supplies

Paper: Neenah Solar White #110; X-Press Blending Card by Copics; Daisy Daisy 6×6 Paper Pack (*) by Polkadoodles
Stamps: Daisy Daisy stamp & die set (*) by Polkadoodles; Sami Swan Stamp & Die Set (*) by LDRS Creative (sentiment)
DiesBasic Cutting Edge Borders I (*) by Creative Basics
Copics: YG21, YG03, B000 (flower petals); YG21, YG03, YG17, E33, E35, E37 (flower center); YG21, YG03, YG17, YG67 (leaves)

Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased.

Old Fashioned Hollyhocks

Are you loving all the new Power Poppy digital stamp releases this week? I loved the new Old Fashioned Hollyhocks digital stamp set so I had to color it. I cropped the image and offset it to the left so that I could add a sentiment from the Hyacinth Bulb in Glass digital stamp set. I paired the image with a black and white striped paper from Echo Park Paper Company, resulting in a clean and simple card suitable for any occasion.

This one is headed for my Etsy shop so stop by and take a look!

Supplies

Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; X-Press Blending Card by Copics; Journal Cards from the Summer Party Collection by Echo Park Paper Co.
Stamps: Old Fashioned Hollyhocks (*) by Power Poppy; Hyacinth Bulb in Glass by Power Poppy (sentiment)
Copics: R21, R22, R24, Y32, Y35, Y35 (flowers); YG01, G21, G24, G28 (leaves); BV20, BV23 (shadow)

Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased.

Felt with the Heart

Everytime I go to a scrapbook store, I come home with more paper. Beautiful florals, petite polka dots, plaids — you name it and it’s probably in my stash. Some of it is so pretty that I almost hate to cut it. But the advantage of accumulating so much paper is that you have more opportunities for mixing and matching colors and patterns across different companies. Here I managed to match paper from Lawn Fawn, Echo Park Paper Company, and Core’dination and while I’m sad to use up some familiar papers, I now have room to spare for some new favorites.

Supplies

Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Wild Flower Line Dance from the Let’s Polka in the Meadow Collection by Lawn Fawn; Mom Words from the Beautiful Mom Collection by Echo Park Paper Co.; Core’dinations card stock in Powder Blue
Stamp: Forever & Always by Penny Black
Dies: Fancy Rectangles & Layers Die Set (*) by Creative Basics; Fancy Squares & Little Things Die Set (*) by Creative Basics; Grace Build-A-Card Die Set (*) by Creative Basics

Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased.

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Daisy Daisy – Friends Like You Are Keepers

I’m over on the LDRS Creative Inspiration blog today with another project featuring recent releases now available from LDRS Creative. This project features:

Daisy Daisy Stamp & Dies from Polkadoodles
Sami Swan Stamp and Die Set (sentiment)
Allifair Build-A-Card Die Set by Creative Basics (die cut)

I added a layer of pale pink card stock to my card base as the background. I stamped the stem & leave stamp and one of the flowers from the Daisy Daisy Stamp & Dies set on Copic Express Blending Card and cut the flower using the dies in the set. The stem and leaves were colored with Copic markers. After trimming the blending card to size, I backed it with gold vellum. I used one of the dies in the Allifair Build-A-Card Die Set to create the fence die cut  and adhered it to the card. I used foam squares to adhere the image to the front of the card giving it some dimension.

Rowhouse Greetings | Daisy Daisy by Polkadoodles Rowhouse Greetings | LDRS Creative

For the inside, I layered the pink card stock and the gold vellum to my card base. I stamped one of the sentiments from the Sami Swan Stamp and Die Set on a piece of white Neenah 80# cardstock using Versamark ink.

The end result is a simple, but elegant card that would bright anyone’s day.

SUPPLIES

Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Bazzill Basics in Pink Tutu; Gold Vellum by the Paper Company; Neenah Solar White 80#
StampsDaisy Daisy Stamp & Dies (*) from Polkadoodles; Sami Swan Stamp and Die Set (*) (sentiment)
DiesAllifair Build-A-Card Die Set (*) by Creative Basics (die cut)
Copics: YG21, YG03, YG17, YG67 (leaves); Y02, Y15, Y18, YR16 (flower petals); YG21, YG03, YG17, YG67 (flower center)

Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased.