Weird question, I hear you say. Do You Repeat? Well honestly I couldn’t think of what else to call this post. I’ve done some repeat stamping to show how I featured it as part of a colour combo challenge at Colour Inkspirations. It is a Facebook Group. It’s open to anyone who would like to participate in a colour combination challenges. You don’t need a blog or web site, just go to the group and see what the current challenge is. Just post your project directly to the group.

Do You Repeat?

Anyway today,s video shows you how I repeat stamp, use an Aqua Painter, some inks and Shimmery White card to create  card front. (Sorry I didn’t get the second one made, so I’ll keep it for another time). So watch how I do  my … Do You Repeat?

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So … Do You Repeat?

Wasn’t that easier than you thought? How about you give it a try next time you come up against a colour combo you’re not sure what to do with. It doesn’t have to be the same stamp set I have used. Look at the stamps you have a pick a few which would look good repeated as a background on a card front.
Here’s the colour combo for the card above:
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I also used my snips to distress the edges of each layer. I did stamp on the inside of my card and on the envelope but haven’t yet coloured them. However, I thought I’d share anyway.
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RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends

RemARKably Created Blog Tour - Stampin' Blends

I’m really excited to be part of this international RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends. In case you haven’t hear Stampin’ Blends are Stampin’ Up!’s new alcohol based markers. So take the tour and be inspired. I’m sure you’l want them all by the end of the tour.

I found it a bit difficult to decide on a project for today as I tend to love using the Stampin’ Blends. It’s not unknown for me to spend many hours just colouring away. Anyway one of my projects revolved around a suggestion by Patty Bennett to colour the same image but in all the different colours. So I took the “Thank You” from Color Me Happy and stamped it 12 times. Each one was coloured with the light of the colour on the top and the darker shade of the same colour on the bottom and this is what I came up with:

Thanks You Stampin' Blends

Did you pick out which one is missing? Apart from Ivory, Bronze and the Color Lifter, that is.

RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends

Here’s the card I made using the Night of Navy sample and see if you. Are you able to spot what else I have used Stampin’ Blends for in my RemARKably Created Blog Tour – Stampin’ Blends project:

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I coloured the ‘shadow’ area with a Watercolor Pencil and Blender Pen. The little flourishes are also coloured with the ones on the right being the Light Night of Navy and the ones on the left being the Dark Bight of Navy. Here’s a closer look at that element.

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I love the way the Stampin’ Blends, blend into each other. The colouring was done to an imaginary line in the Light Night of Navy first. Then the bottom of each letter in the Dark Night of Navy and going over where the two tones met with the Light Night of Navy again.

I did stamp the Daisy in Delightful Daisy, then coloured the Faceted Gem in the Dark Delightful Daisy Stampin’ Blend. So now we can colour all our embellishments with our Stampin’ Blends and as they’re alcohol markers, they’re permanent.

Now did you know Stampin Up! make Ombre Delightful Daffodil? No, I didn’t either until I coloured the Classic Weave Ribbon with both the Dark and Light Delightful Daffodil Stampin’ Blends. Now, just a quick peek at the inside of my card:

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This week the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge has 3 lovely colours to use. I have combined the colours with some Watercolor Paper and some silver to Add A Little Glitz. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project to see the inspiration from the Design Team. Have a look at all the other projects in the challenge as well, while you’re there.

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge

I must admit I was a little stumped to start with. Then had this idea of doing a Pool Party wash on Watercolor Paper. Well that evolved into adding some Pear Pizzazz to come up with my card.

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge 1

I’ve used the Add A Little Glitz stamp set and my helpful Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (can’t wait for the Stamparatus in February, 2018). The trees are stamped twice in Pear Pizzazz as I discovered the Watercolor Paper wasn’t very adept at taking Subtle inks. I’ve used the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to give a starry night effect at the top. I added some Silver Metallic Thread to the centre and some silver stars from the Metallic Sequins Assortment.

It’s a little difficult to see but I’ve used the large star from the front panel and stamped in Pool Party on the card insert and the envelope.

I have used a combination of adhesives:

  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue for the card insert and layer 1 to layer 2 and then layer 3
  • Foam Adhesive Strips for the top layers to the card base
  • Fine Tip Glue Pen to adhere the stars
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive to adhere the Silver Metallic Thread to the back of layer 1

I hope you like this card for the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge.

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WWYS #142 Painted Harvest

I just love Painted Harvest stamp set and love that I can participate in this challenge at What Will You Stamp Make sure you visit the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest Blog to see the inspiration from the Design Team and visit the blogs of the other participants in the WWYS #142 Painted Harvest challenge.

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest

Here’s my card for WWYS #142 Painted Harvest.

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest 1

I’ve used Sweet Sugarplum, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Wild Wasabi to make the card front. I’ve tied 3 rows of Linen Thread around the top layer in a crisscross fashion. The top layer has also been run through the Big Shot with the Pinewood Planks Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

WWYS #142 Painted Harvest 2

The sentiment, which is also from Painted Harvest, is stamped in Basic Black Archival Ink and I’ve used the Everyday Label Punch to punch it out. There s an image stamp in Painted Harvest with tiny little dots on it, so I used that and Sweet Sugarplum to stamp on the sentiment piece. The sentiment piece is adhered using Stampin’ Dimensionals and I’ve tied a small ‘Billie’ bow and attached it with a Glue Dot.

The Inside Revealed

The centres of the flowers are stamped with Crumb Cake ink. You know how I love to stamp on the inside of my cards and the envelopes? Well, I’ve done the same on this card insert and envelope using the same colours as the front of the card.

 

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Deck The Halls

My card for the Holidays today is Deck The Halls ready for Christmas. The card I have is a CASE from the Holiday Catalogue. I’m sure you’ll like. It would make a great masculine card or change the Designer Series Paper and ink colours to make a more feminine looking card.

Deck The Halls

I’ve used some Designer Series Paper from Merry Little Christmas. You could swap it out for any of the Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper packs. There are 2 tiny strips of DSP peeking out from behind the banner which was cut using my trimmer and snips. There’s also some Jute Twine behind the banner. It is adhered to the back of the banner with Glue Dots. You could save on Jute Twine by just having loose ends peeking out but I have a ‘mock’ bow on the back of the banner. The little Old Olive stamped poinsettia is punched out using a 3/4″ Circle Punch.

I used that same stamp and ink to stamp inside the card and on the outside of the envelope. The banner is adhered using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stamp the greeting in Basic Black Archival ink and the little strips in Old Olive above and below the Greeting.

Although Deck The Halls is an easy card to make, I’m sure any recipient would love it and you can WOW it up by adding some Enamel Shapes or Pearls or Rhinestones.

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Watercolor Embossing

This Watercolor Embossing is a fun technique. You can use both sides of your embossing folder to yield two different looks. Clean up is easy and you don’t need much in the way of equipment to do the technique. The card below was one I made from the embossed side of the Embossing Folder, Petal Burst which I used. I speak in the video of how to tell the difference between the embossed and debossed sides of your embossing folder.

Watercolor Embossing Folder

I’ve used Sweet Sugarplum, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Wild Wasabi to colour the embossing folder. This card also uses the Pink Pirouette Stampin’ Blends Bundle for the Pansy.

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I also used Birthday Blossoms and the Everyday Label Punch. The leaves in Lemon Lime Twist were made using the Leaf Punch from the Holiday Catalogue.

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Now, I did clean up with some wet wipes however, you could simply run your embossing folder under a tap and allow to air dry. You could also dry off with a lint free cloth.

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This is the other card I made from the Watercolor Embossing technique. I have a strip left over for another project in the future. I think the Basic Black cardstock makes the panel ‘pop’, don’t you? This card used the Garden In Bloom Photopolymer stamp set and the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlit Dies. I cut the Dragonfly with Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper. Two of our Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals fit nicely on the body/head of the dragonfly to adhere it to your project.
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The butterfly stamp from Garden In Bloom is stamped with Berry Burst to 3rd generation. So ink up and stamp, stamp again without inking up and stamp a 3rd time without inking up. I did the same on the outside of the envelope. Berry Burst is one of our inks which allows you to do this technique.

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Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards

So today the Latte Girls are having some fun with Shaker Cards. I’m sure you’ll be inspired by Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards. These cards are both fun to make and for the recipient to receive. Fun Happy Mail has to put a smile on your dial. See what the Latte Girls have to share by visiting all the blogs in the hop:

  • Leonie Schroder
  • Libby Dyson – You are here
  • Narelle Fasulo
  • Sandie Morthern

Now here’s my fun Shaker Card which is so easy to make with Stampin’ Up! Foam Adhesive Strips.

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop - Shaker Cards

This was so much fun to make. I used the Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper. I also used the Cheers to the Year stamp set. Not just for New year, but you can use it for anniversaries, weddings, Christmas and more. The shaker technique gives this card a WOW factor and I used the Champagne Foil and the Layering Circle Framelits for cut the circle for the frame.

Now here’s a tip for the Foam Adhesive Strips to make them go around the circle a bit easier. Use your snips to just nick the outside rim of the Foam Adhesive Strip so when you place it around the circle there’s a bit of give in the outside of the strip when placing it around the circle. I hope that makes sense.  I hope you enjoyed Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards and would love to read your comments

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Star Topped Gift Bag

In today’s Video I share how I made this Star Topped Gift Bag with the help of my Gift Bag Punch Board. It’s quite easy. The only tricky bit is remembering where to start threading your ribbon through.

Star Topped Gift Bag

Isn’t it cute? You could easily make a few of these for Christmas or any other occasion. You can get 2 out of one 12″ x 12″ sheet of Designer Series Paper. Here I’ve used the Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack. Now, you could make this little Star Topped Gift Bag for any occasion by just changing the paper.  You could also change Star Topped Gift Bag 1 the ribbon. Keep in mind the ribbon needs to be narrower than the holes and a satin finish is good. A ribbon which will slip easily between the holes.

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Now the problem, I had getting the ribbon to close the bag was because I was starting and ending in the wrong place. We all make mistakes, don’t we? Anyway, you need to start and end on a side, the bit that goes in like a valley fold and that will close the bag without any hassles.
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Star Topped Gift Bag Measurements

  • Designer Series Paper is 26.3 cm x  15 cm or 10 1/2″ x 6″
  • With short side at top of Simply Scored, score at 0.8 cm or 1/2″
  • Turn paper and score at 3.5 cm or 1 3/8″ at opposite end to first score
  • Use the Gift Bag Punch Board and make only the sides, inserting the end with the score at 3.5 cm or 1 3/8″
  • Side score lines need to be folded and burnished to make Valley folds
  • The Gusset score lines need to be folded to make Mountain folds
  • Use the hole punch in the Gift Bag Punch Board to punch holes in the top, after folding it down. Match up the side score lines with the pointer

Here’s a view of the top of the Star Topped Gift Bag:

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Gorgeous Happy Birthday – Quick & Easy Card Tutorial

Today’s card I’ve called Gorgeous Happy Birthday as that’s the stamp set we’re using. I think you’ll find today’s card suitable for a male with the colours I’ve used, even though it has flowers on it. I’ll give you some other colour combinations you could use at the end of the post which will still use Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper.

Gorgeous Happy Birthday

You could change the stamp to the balloons and stamp tone on tone to give a different effect. The Foil Frenzy Specialty D.S.P. goes with almost any colour combination you can dream up. It’s very versatile and well worth purchasing. It is a card weight instead of paper weight and would be suitable for you to make 3D type projects such as bags, boxes etc.

I’ve used Crumb Cake card and stamped with Crumb Cake. Then I made a banner in Pool Party and stamped in Pool Party. Easy? The Pool Party banner is adhered first and then the Foil Frenzy Specialty D.S.P.. I stamped roughly 3 rows of flowers on both the Crumb Cake and Pool Party.

Just be mindful the balloons fit the small balloon punch on the Bouquet Balloon Punch so if you stamp on your piece of card to the right and punch out, you won’t waste too much card.

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I find if you stamp the sentiment first then line up the little banner frame around it, it seems easier for me. However, you work out what works best for you and then punch it out with the Classic Label Punch. The Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals work really well with the sentiment.

Gorgeous Happy Birthday – Other Colour Combinations

  • Berry Burst, Sweet Sugarplum and Lemon Lime Twist
  • Chocolate Chip, Soft Suede and Crumb Cake
  • Dapper denim, Pool Party and Emerald Envy
  • Berry Burst, Powder Pink and Lemon Lime Twist
  • Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo and Old Olive

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Cross Over Pocket Card

This Cross Over Pocket Card is a replay of another of my Facebook Live Videos which has been edited. I thought you’d like to see it as these treat holders are quick and easy to make and can be made for any occasion.

Cross Over Pocket Card

This is my Christmas version using Painted Harvest, Emerald Envy, Tranquil Tide and Cherry Cobbler. I’ve sued the Starburst Punch to punch the flower out instead of fussy cutting it. I don’t mind fussy cutting but there are those who find it difficult for numerous reasons so this punch seems to work well.

Cross Over Pocket Card 1

There maybe just the odd one or two petals which get a trim with the punch, but I think you’ll agree, it does the job?

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Here’s a look at the one I made in the video:
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Cross Over Pocket Card Measurements:

  • Card measures 5 1/4″ x 11″ or 13.3 cm x 28 cm
  • Score at 3 1/2″ from each end or 8.9 cm from each end, burnish score lines well
  • Stamp images as desired
  • Sponge some ink between images
  • Place Tear & Tape Adhesive along bottom front flaps and adhere
  • Ribbon to wrap around will be approx 11″ or 28 cm
  • Cut a piece which is 3 1/4″ x 5″ or 8.2 cm x 12.5 cm for insert to write on. Stamp on it if desired

Cross Over Pocket Card 3

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