Today’s card features Blended Season Wreath. I’ve used one of the images from the stamp set to create a wreath. Yet another different card using the Blended Season Bundle which is only available during August or while stocks last.

Blended Season Wreath

Blended Season Wreath

What You Will Need:

Stamp Bundle – Blended Seasons Clear-Mount Bundle

Colouring Tools – Dark Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends MarkerWatercolor PencilsWatercolor Pencils Assortment 2 and Aqua Painters

Embellishments – Pearl Basic Jewels and Linen Thread

Ink – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink PadGranny Apple Green Stampin’ Pad and Garden Green Classic Stampin’ Pad

Card – Cajun Craze A4 Card StockGranny Apple Green A4 CardstockGarden Green A4 Card StockCrumb Cake A4 Card StockWhisper White A4 Card Stock and Whisper White C6 Envelopes

Tools – 2-1/4″ (5.7 Cm) Circle PunchBig Shot and Big Shot Magnetic Platform

Adhesives – Liquid Multipurpose GlueGlue Dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals

Blended Season Wreath

Blended Season Wreath Basics

  • Cut card to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Cut the first layer to 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Punch out a 2 1/4″ circle from scrap and place this on the first layer and trace around it in pencil
  • Using Memento ink stamp around the circle with the leaf stamp. Don’t worry if it’s not perfect as you can cover the imperfections up with embellishments
  • Stamp sentiment on Cajun Craze with Memento ink and banner cut, then place Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of it
  • Die cut a set of leaves and flower as well as the single leaf from the Framelits in Granny Apple Green, Garden Green and Cajun Craze
  • Use a Glue Dot to place the leaves on the end of the sentiment piece
  • Using your Watercolor Pencils, colour all leaves completely in White, then Granny Apple Green and add small bits of Garden Green

More Basics

  • Blend your colouring with an Aqua PainterTie a multiloop bow from Linen Thread and add a Glue Dot to the back
  • Cut the leaves away from the Cajun Craze, leaving just the flower
  • Adhere all the leaves, flower and Linen Thread Bow to the top of the wreath
  • Adhere the sentiment to the card front and use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere the card front to the card base
  • Cut card insert to 13.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Stamp the leaves on the card insert and the envelope in Granny Apple Green and Garden Green. Adhere card insert inside the card
  • Colour 3 Pearls in Dark Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blend. Add one to the centre of the Cajun Craze flower and the others where desired.

Blended Season Wreath

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If you hadn’t noticed, I think the Blended Season is a must buy product. I have been showcasing different projects using it over the past week and a half and I do hope you’ve enjoyed them. Today I have Gorgeous Blended Season with its Watercolouring technique using the Watercolour Pencils Assortment 2 available this month.

Gorgeous Blended Season

Gorgeous Blended Season

This was a very easy card to make and so very relaxing. I should have added some Pearls or Rhinestones or other embellishments. I’ll do that before I send it off to a dear friend.

What You Will Need:

Gorgeous Blended Season

Gorgeous Blended Season Basics

  • Cut card base to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Cut the first layer to 13.9 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Wipe card with Embossing buddy and stamp image with Versamark
  • Heat set the image with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder
  • Choose your colours and colour the image – Gorgeous Grap used for the flowers and Granny Apple Green and Garden Green for the leaves
  • Use the Clear Wink of Stella to ‘blend’ your colouring
  • Stamp your chosen sentiment in Versamark and heat set with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder
  • Trim the sentiment piece and add some Whisper White behind it, leaving just a tiny edge adhering the two pieces with Multipurpose Liquid Glue
  • Cut card insert to 13.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Stamp the floral image on the card insert and envelope in Gorgeous Grape.
  • Adhere the insert using Multipurpose Liquid Glue; the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Foam Adhesive Strip and the sentiment piece with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Add embellishments as desired

Gorgeous Blended Season

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This week the latte Girls have pleasure in bringing you projects using Sthe Stampin’ Up!  DistINKtive Stamps. Make sure you visit all the blogs to see the inspiration.

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DistINKtive Stamps

DistINKtive Stamps – add some monochromatic dimension and artistic flair to your stamping with Stampin’ Up!’s DistINKtive Stamps. DistINKtive Stamps create different opacities in a single stamped image for realistic depth and intensity.

DistINKtive Stamps

DistINKtive Stamps

What You Will Need:

DistINKtive Stamps

DistINKtive Stamps Basics:

  • Cut card base to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm  or 4 1/4″
  • Cut the first layer to 14.4 cm x 10 cm and run through the Big Shot with the embossing folder
  • Cut the second layer of Gold Foil to 11.4 cm x 8.4 cm or 4 1/2″ x 3 1/4″
  • Whisper White card is 10.9 cm x 7.9 cm or 4 1/4″ x 3″
  • Cut a spare piece of Whisper White 7.5 cm x 6.3 cm or 3″ x 2 1/5″
  • Stamp the Poinsettia on the spare card and hand cut with your Paper Snips, then paint over with the Wink of Stella and add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back
  • Place the Poinsettia down on your third layer and judge where you want your leaves, use your Stamparatus to stamp the leaves, sentiment and snowflakes
  • Put your card together using various adhesives

DistINKtive Stamps

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I feel so privileged to participate in this International Go For Greece Blog Hop. I’m sticking with my theme for the week and have called this one Go For Greece Seasons.

Go For Greece Seasons

Go For Greece Seasons

What You Will Need:

Go For Greece Seasons

I have a video for you so you can see how I made it. As with all my videos, this is just the way I do it. Play around and find a way which works for you.

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Go For Greece Seasons

Isn’t all that glimmer just divine? So easy to do too. I’d love to see your examples.

Go For Greece Seasons Basics:

  • Cut card to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Die cut the largest of the frames from the Stitched Seasons Framelits Dies
  • Stamp with Stazon on the Window Sheet
  • Colour the image with Stampin’ Blends
  • Adhere the image to the Glimmer Paper with Glue Dots
  • Fussy cut the two images out and adhere to the frame
  • Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment
  • Adhere the embellishment piece to the front with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Colour Rhinestone Jewels with Stampin’ Blends and adhere to the front of the card
  • Cut a piece 3.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Stamp on this piece and an envelope in Night of Navy then colour by using the Aqua Painter
  • Adhere the card insert into the centre of the card

Go For Greece Seasons

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Today I’m sharing some sparkly goodness. Why? Because I can. Glittery Blended Season sparkles and glimmers with the best of them and uses the Blended Season Bundle, Stampin’ Blends and some Glimmer Paper.

Glittery Blended Season

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Glittery Blended Season

What You Will Need:

Stamp Bundle – Blended Seasons Clear-Mount Bundle

Ink – Jet Black Stazon Ink Pad and Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

Embellishments – Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush and Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Stampin’ Blends – Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends Markers Combo PackOld Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers Combo Pack and Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends Markers Combo Pack

Card – Silver Glimmer PaperWindow SheetsHighland Heather A4 CardstockBasic Black A4 Card StockWhisper White A4 Card Stock and Whisper White C6 Envelopes

Adhesive – Glue DotsLiquid Multipurpose Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals

Tools – StamparatusSimply ShammyPaper-Piercing ToolBig Shot and Big Shot Magnetic Platform

Glittery Blended Season

Glittery Blended Season Basics:

  • Cut card to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Die cut the largest of the frames from the Stitched Seasons Framelits Dies
  • Stamp with Stazon on the Window Sheet
  • colour the image with Stampin’ Blends
  • Adhere the image to the Glimmer Paper with Glue Dots
  • Fussy cut the two images out and adhere to the frame
  • Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment
  • Adhere the embellishment piece to the front with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Colour Rhinestone Jewels with Stampin’ Blends and adhere to the front of the card
  • Cut a piece 3.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Stamp on this piece and an envelope in Memento then colour with Stampin’ Blends
  • Adhere the card insert into the centre of the card

Glittery Blended Season

 

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Thank you for joining me today for the Colourful Seasons Blog Hop. There is a cast of International Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators ready to inspire you with the limited bundle Colour Your Season. So grab a cuppa and hop along with us.

Colourful Seasons Blog Hop

Colourful Seasons Blog Hop

Colourful Seasons Blog Hop

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What You Will Need:

Colourful Seasons Blog Hop

Colourful Seasons Blog Hop Basics:

  • Cut card base to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Cut the first layer to 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Die cut a framelit from the centre of the first layer
  • Use the thumping technique to colour your stamps and stamp on the front of the card base
  • Adhere trim around the first layer
  • Stamp your sentiment and punch out with a punch then sponge colour around it
  • Die cut some leaves using the Framelits
  • Stamp some leaves on Whisper White with the thumping Technique and with Stazon. Colour the Stazon stamped ones with Watercolor Pencils
  • Attach your leaves using Glue Dots then adhere your sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Cut card to 13.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4′ and stamp the leaves on using the thumping technique.
  • Do the same with the envelope
  • Adhere the card insert inside the card.

Colourful Seasons Blog Hop

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Today we visit Christmas again. Did you know there are only 19 weeks until this special day? It’s time to start making your Christmas cards, so today we have Christmas Blended Season.

Christmas Blended Season

Christmas Blended Season

What You Will Need:

Christmas Blended Season

Christmas Blended Season Basics:

  • Cut card base to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Cut D.S.P. to 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ c 4″
  • Wrap 2 pieces of ribbon around D.S.P. and adhere with Glue Dots on the front to keep it in place and then flip it and adhere with Tear & Tape Adhesive on the back
  • Adhere the D.S.P. to the front of the card
  • Die cut the largest of the frames with the Big Shot and the Magnetic Platform
  • Use the Stamparatus to position the sentiment and stamp it in Real Red
  • Now, position the image stamps on the Stamparatus and stamp in Memento
  • Use the Stampin’ Blends to colour the images being careful to use light pressure and not to go too close to the lines of the image. This prevents bleeding of colour from the Stampin’ Blends
  • Adhere this frame to the front of the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Cut some Whisper White for the card insert to 13.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Stamp images on both and colour
  • Adhere the card insert inside the card

Christmas Blended Season

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Oh, I’ve had so much fun making this card which I have called Blended Season Thumping. You might say I’ve had a thumping good time with it. Every time I did the thumping it produces different results.

Blended Season Thumping

Blended Season Thumping

I have a closer view of this centre panel for you below, so you can see where I thumped with markers to get the effect.

Blended Season Thumping

Um, maybe I need to do a video to show it more clearly. Tomorrow’s job.

What You Will Need

Blended Season Thumping

Blended Season Thumping Basics:

  • Cut card to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Cut card for the first layer at 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Cut another card front to 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • You need a scrap of card for the sentiment and more for stamping the leaves
  • Stamp leaves on the spare card using a combination of thumping and stamping in Stazon and colouring with Watercolor Pencils. Use the Aqua Painter to give the watercolour look. Fussy cut these with your Paper Snips
  • Stamp the sentiment and punch out
  • Die cut some leaves from scraps of card – I used 2 (1 in Cajun Craze and 1 in Granny Apple Green)

More Basics

  • Cut card 14.4 cm x 5 cm or 5 1/4″ x 2″
  • Using the leaf image thump the Stampin’ Write Markers over the leaves and stamp on the strip. Repeat the strip is covered.
  • Die cut the frame and sponge around it, the card front, sentiment piece and the strip with ink.
  • Adhere the strip to the centre of the card
  • Place the frame on the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Wrap about 6 rounds of Metallic Thread around your hand and lay it on top of the frame
  • Use Glue Dots and the Craft Silicone Mat to build up sentiment piece and adhere to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Cut a card insert to 13.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Use the thumping technique to ink up the leaf stamp. Line up the envelope next to the card insert and stamp the two together. Adhere the insert inside the card

Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2

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Do you know what you’re missing if you haven’t ordered the Colour Your Season Bundle, yet? Let me show you using some Stampin’ Up! resources below.

Colour Your Season Bundle

Colour Your Season Bundle

Here is what you get in the bundle

Colour Your Season Bundle

Here are some samples from Stampin’ Up!

Colour Your Season Bundle

What Seasons Can You Use This Bundle For?

  • Change the D.S.P. and use it for Christmas as above
  • Use just cardstock and adapt it for gratitude, thankfulness, Congratulations, Friendship, Get Well or Thinking of You
  • Techniques – No Line Watercolouring, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tone on Tone, Monochromatic

Use it with

  • Watercolour Pencils
  • Brusho Colour Crystals
  • Water colouring with ink or markers
  • Stampin’ Blends

Colour Your Season Bundle

or

Colour Your Season Bundle

Watch this short video presentation from Shannon from the Home Office

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Here’s another sample

Colour Your Season Bundle

Use your Stamparatus to help create a wreath.

Use Vellum to soften tones or add sentiments which don’t hide elements

Change the colours to have a wreath for every season

Change to cardstock colour for a different effect

Colour Your Season Bundle

Beautiful autumn tones with copper elements and burlap trim.

What other ideas can you come up with?

Colour Your Season Bundle Seasons:

  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Gratitude/Thankfulness
  • Get Well
  • Best Wishes, Thinking of You
  • Sympathy
  • Congratulations
  • Birthday
  • Masculine
  • Feminine
  • And More

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Today’s post about the Colour Your Season bundle is Tonal Blended Season. I hope you like what I have come up with.

Tonal Blended Season

Tonal Blended Season

What You Will Need:

Tonal Blended Season

Tonal Blended Season Basics:

  • Cut card base to 14.9 c, x 21 cm or 5 1/2″  8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Cut Balmy Blue card to 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Using the Stitched Seasons Framelits Dies, Big Shot and magnetic Platform choose a Framelit and die cut from the Balmy Blue piece of card
  • Turn this piece over so you have the wrong side up. Position your sentiment and stamp where desired
  • Turn the Balmy Blue piece over to the right side and stamp, tone on tone on the right side.
  • Adhere this piece to the front of the card using Foam Adhesive Strips
  • Stamp the floral image on Shimmery White with Stazon Jet Black
  • Colour using Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 – Flower in Flirty Flamingo and Melon Mambo; Flower centres in Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie; Leaves in Garden Green, Old Olive and Granny Apple Green
  • Use the Aqua Painter to watercolour the image
  • Adhere to the front of the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Add Pearls where desired
  • Cut insert to 913.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Stamp the image in Balmy Blue across both the card insert and the envelope at the same time
  • Adhere the card insert inside the card

Tonal Blended Season

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