Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop

Hi Everyone! Today I am participating in the Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop!  Scrapbooking Global is a Facebook site started by Stampin' Up! demonstrators, but available to all scrapbook enthusiasts demonstrator or not, who want to get inspiration on creating pages using Stampin' Up! products.  We have so many great members who love to share their ideas.  We hope that you find some inspiration on our hop this month and will join us at our Facebook page.

The theme for this months hop is a sketch! This is a great layout for so many occasions.

 Here is my take on the sketch! I love his picture of Jillian riding a horse for the first time. She just loved it, and the horse.  She choose the same horse every time we went riding, running to him before anyone else could choose him.

My title was made with the Large Letter Framelits dies, a must have in my opinion.
I added a subtitle with the 'Make a Difference' alphabet and more stamp set.

I added journaling with the aid of lines created with a stamp from 'Swirly Frames'.  I love handwritten journaling, but sometimes I need a little help or things start to go wonky.
I used an Early Espresso Stampin' Write Marker for my journaling. I am happy to have markers to match all my Stampin' Up! colors!

To line up my stamped lines, I placed my cardstock onto grid paper and stamped a line ever other line on the grid paper.

I used the Country Road stamp set for all my fun elements, such as the copper and black embossed stars and the top, the reeds of grasses behind the title, and the wagon wheel at the bottom. This was the perfect set for my page.

I also used made a rope of Copper Ribbon with the 1/4 in Copper Trim.  This trim is made of tiny copper wires that you can twist and bend and pull apart for really nice effects.

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Southern Serenade with an 'accent' from Accented Blooms

Hi everyone.  Today I am sharing a card that I made with the little punch out from the Accented Blooms stamp set. The main image is from Southern Serenade, I just love that set, but the background was created with a little stamp that was laying on my desk from a card that I had made the day before.  

 See that little punch out stamp?  Stampin' Up! does this when there is a large area that is to be punched out, so that we don't accidentally get ink where we don't want it.  I was looking at that little punch out and thought it would make an interesting background.  What do you think?  I stamped in Crushed curry, sometimes full strength, sometimes with out re-inking the stamp, for a lighter tone.

 I colored in the main image with my favorite tool, the Aqua Painter.  I added Crushed Curry to the blossoms, Old Olive to the leaves and a lit of Crumb Cake 
shadow to the right of the flower.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Accented Blooms

Hi everyone! Today I am sharing a card that was designed by Stampin' Up! and I used it at a recent event.  I thought it was really pretty, I loved the watercoloring, and I just had to make my own.
It starts with the Accented Blooms stamp set and the Tailored Label punch.  The punch is a must have for any card maker. With this card, it cuts out the specific shape of the stamp, but it is a great size and shape for so many sentiments, not too small, not too large. 
The watercoloring on this card is intentionally fast and loose, going outside of the lines a bit.  It gives a soft look that is really pretty.  zoom in and check it out if you can't quite see it.

The inside of the card gets a piece of Whisper White card stock to write your greeting or message.  

I made a quick video to show how to put it all together. I hope you like it.

I made another card with this stamp set and Colored Pencils.

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