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  • Your Smile



    Come see how easy it is to make a pretty floral card for someone special. Great for birthdays, Mother’s Day or just to say I’m thinking of you. The flowers have matching stencils & dies so coloring & cutting them is a breeze.

    A big congrats to Kathy, the newest Featured Stamper (FS898). She has a sweet little gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the big floral theme & most of the colors, but I rearranged them a bit, moved the greeting, used different images, dies & stencils.

    After stamping the lovely flowers, I used the 2 part stencils, the detail brushes & color fuse inks to color them in before die cutting. The white background was cut w/ a quilted stitch cover die & the greeting stamped on a rectangle of coral. I added a darker coral scalloped frame behind the white panel.

    Thanks
    so much for stopping by!


    Supplies:

    Stamps: Brass & Bliss: Always Peony set, Animals in Pockets set
     Paper:  Staples 110# white, coral, dk coral 
    Ink: VersaClair nocturne, Brass & Bliss/Rubbernecker Stamps: Color Fuse ink set #1, #4, #11
    Accessories:  Brass & Bliss/Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangles, Always Peony set, Animals in Pockets set, Outside Scallop Frames, Quilted Stitch Cover dies, Detail Blending Brushes, Always Peony 2 pt Stencil,  MISTI 



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  • Best Bouquet



    A floral bouquet card with lots of flowers all wrapped up in a pretty wrapper. All done in shades of purple and some pretty flower paper backing it up.


    For the Inspiration Challenge (IC959) we are visiting Whistlefish & their Pinterest Boards where I saw THIS lovely picture to use for my inspiration.

    My card had a little bit of an unusual start..after looking at some of the pics on the site, I went to bed thinking “what am I going to make?” I was drawing a bit of a blank. When I woke up the next morning, I had a picture in my head & this is almost exactly what I pictured. Hardly ever happens like that, but it’s great when it does. The card is pretty self explanatory. I die cut all the flowers & put them together & arranged them inside the wrapper. For a little interest, I added some bits of sparkly tulle in the top of the wrapper & a few sequins below. The bottom of the white panel was cut w/ part of a gift card border. I accidentally had it turned upside down & it cut the entire bottom off. Oops..so I turned it around, added a little strip of the floral paper & called it done.

    Thanks
    so much for stopping by!

    Supplies:

    Stamps: Brass & Bliss: Simple Floral set
     Paper:  Staples 110# white, lilac, lavender, dk purple, Brass & Bliss: Floral Meadows paper pad
    Ink: VersaClair nocturne
    Accessories:  Brass & Bliss/Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangles,Tulips, Hanging Flowers, Flower Wrap Bouquet, Gift Card Holder dies MISTI 



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  • Birthday Butterflies


    A birthday card sure to brighten a special someone’s day! All colors of the rainbow adorn the stenciled stripe strip & are continued in the trio of fancy butterflies. Touches of black make the colors pop!

    A big congrats to Beth, the newest Featured Stamper (FS897)! She has a super gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the birthday & butterflies theme, but I used different images, colors & dies, stenciled the stripes instead of using designer paper, and added some narrow black framing.

    My rainbow bright card started w/ the stenciled strip. I used almost every color of ink in the Color Fuse series, a distressed stripe stencil and some detail brushes. I used parts of a scallop rectangle frame die to border the strip & help it stand out. The fancy butterflies were colored & die cut w/ their coordinating dies. I used a little foam to pop them up. I liked this particular birthday greeting for its tall letters and graphic look. To me, it paired well w/ the stripes above it.

    A narrow black layer was added behind the main panel to tie it all together.
    Here are the Copics I used on the butterflies:

    Thanks
    so much for stopping by!

    Supplies:

    Stamps: Brass & Bliss: Butterfly Kisses set, Silhouette Wildflower set
     Paper:  Staples 110# white, black
    Ink: VersaClair nocturne, Memento tuxedo black,  Brass & Bliss/Rubbernecker Stamps: Color Fuse ink set #1, set #2, set #4, set #5, set #6, set #7, set #8, set #9, set #11
    Accessories:  Brass & Bliss/Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangles, Butterfly Kisses set, Outside Scallop Frames dies, Tattered Stripes Stencil, Detail Brushes,  MISTI , Copic markers



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