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Posted by on Jul 7, 2018 in Accented Blooms, Big Shot, Embossing, June 2018, Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, The Creative Way, Varied Vases | 1 comment

Modern color combination

I love a good card challenge and this weeks Fab. Friday challenge is just awesome!!!  I have always loved the design team for this super fun Card Challenge!  That being said, I have not played along with them in a very long time!!! It was the perfect sketch for a modern card I had been working on!! Yeppie!!!!!

Fab Friday Challenge

 

The Creative Way – A Product Feature

I am having so much fun playing with color combinations using the New color Granny Apple Green!  Today’s color combination would be perfect for modern Christmas, spring, and summer crafting!!!  I really like the fresh feel of Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, and Gray Granite!!!

Modern and Fresh Color Combination

Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, and Gray Granite

I know, I’m supposed to be convincing you that Granny Apple Green is the boom!  Because, it truly is!!! But, I just have to tell you today’s card features my most favorite new item! It is the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder!!! This embossing folder is beyond amazing!! It leaves a soft texture that is somewhere between linen paper and textured wallpaper from days of old.

Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

This picture does not do this embossing folder justice!  It really is beautiful, promise!!

So, the fresh and modern color combination and the super cool embossing folder were combined with a great stamp set Varied Vases!!

Varied Vases Stamp Set

Varied Vases Stamp Set

I truly adore this modern stamp set!! The vases just makes me happy!! And the sweet flower are just perfect!! Even though I did not use them today…

A Modern Hello Card

  • The first thing was to stamp the outlines of the vases with Gray Granite.
  • The second step was to use Poppy Parade and Granny Apple Green to add color!
  • The Hello was stamped in Granny Apple Green using the Accented Blooms stamp set and the Tailored Tag Punch
  • The Gray Granite layer is embossed with the super cool new embossing folder Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions

No card is complete with out a coordinating envelope!!

Hello Card and Envelope

The envelope was created using the same process as the background of the card. First stamping the gray outlines of the vases. Then randomly filling in the vases with color! 

Each of your comments makes me smile! Please, comment HERE.


There are a few Stampin’ Up! specials this month. One is a Designer Series Paper Sale that is quite special!! Buy 3 get one FREE!!

Sale

The second is for those who Join Stampin’ Up!!  Everyone who Joins Stampin’ Up! to save on their favorite stamps, inks, and papers will receive a FREE family of inks!!! That’s 10 ink pads for FREE! How awesome is that???

Special


The Creative Way – A Product Feature

I adore sharing with you guys all about one product each month! This months feature product is the color Granny Apple Green!! I love the modern fresh feel of this awesome color!!! To see more about Granny Apple Green check out this month’s first post in the Series!


I’m so glad you chose to spend a few minutes with me today! I will be back soon with more fun inspiration for you all! Till then, go and live creatively!

Peace-

Jennifer

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Posted by on May 10, 2018 in Annual Catalog Stamp sets 2018-2019, Global Design Project, Occasions Catalog 2018, Petal Passion, Swirly Frames, Varied Vases | 2 comments

A fun summer color combination for Global Design Project

I have not participated in an online challenge in a very long time! So, when I saw this weeks Global Design Project color challenge I knew it was time to participate!  The colors for the challenge are Pool Party, Lemon Lime Twist, and Mellon Mambo.  This fun summer color combination will make you wish for bright flowers, limeade, and a pool!!

A fun summer color combination

Does this fun color combination not scream Summer!! I know you are nodding yes!!! Yes it does!!   Be sure to check out the fabulous creations by the Design Team!!!  They sure are full of talent!!!

I was super excited to see a new frame stamp set in the upcoming Annual Catalog! Swirly Frames Stamp Set (146519) has circles, rectangles, and a square.  I love the whimsical feel!

Swirly Frames was paired it with the Varied Vases (146644) and the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper! (45589)

Tuesday I shared a super sweet card that featured the Varied Vases Stamp Set! If you happen to miss it! Here you go!

Love this fun summer color combination for #GDP137. Melon Mambo, Pool Party, and Lemon Lime Twist

  • I have really enjoyed the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper.  One of my favorite things is to color the paper with Stampin’ Blends.
  • I used my pool party light and dark.  Then because I did not have Lemon Lime Twist in a Stampin’ Blend, I used Chartreuse and Lime Peal in Prismacolor.

Love this fun summer color combination for #GDP137. Melon Mambo, Pool Party, and Lemon Lime Twist

  • The circle frame was Stamped in Melon Mambo.  Then die cut with one of the Layering Circles. And backed with a Pool Party Scalloped Circle from the same Layering Dies
  • The flower was stamped in Basic Black.  The stamped with the fill in stamp in Melon Mambo after stamping off once
  • The final step was to add the sweet sentiment!  I just think this font is the most adorable ever…

I love decorating envelopes!  For this one I added the sweet flower in stair step fashion on one side!

Varied Vases and Swirly Frame come together for #GDP137

Each of your comments makes me smile! Please, comment HERE.


Petal Passion Designer Series Paper is retiring!  It is going to be hard not to reach for this paper all the time!  Make sure you get it before it is gone!  It is perfect if you like to color, like bold graphic feel, or just love black and white patterns!!

Petal Passion

Petal Passion Designer Series Paper

Other petal passion cards can be seen here and  here


 The Share What You Love bundle is jammed packed of stamping wonderfulness for every card maker or paper craftier out there!!! This bundle is only available for a limited time.

Share What You Love Bundle

  • Bundles are exclusive to the suite early release and will no longer be available after May 31, 2018. Individual items from the Share What You Love suite will be available when the 2018–2019 annual catalog is released on June 1, 2018.

If you would like to see Cards with this bundle click here and here


Lots of awesome products are retiring from the Occasions and Annual Catalogs .You defiantly don’t want to miss out on these fabulous items!!

Retiring Stampin' Up! Products

 


Summer is quickly approaching! I hope this fun color combination puts you in the mood for all the upcoming summer paper crafting projects ahead!!! Be sure you stop by Global Design Project to see the designs team projects and all those who are playing along.  Thanks for stopping by! I will be back Friday with an all new instalment of The Creative Way – A Product Feature!  I hope each of you have a moment today to be creative.

Peace my friends-

Jennifer

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Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Annual Catalog Stamp sets 2018-2019, Brushstrokes, Varied Vases | 5 comments

Varied Vases

Every once in a while there is a stamp set that comes around that brings pure joy! Varied Vases is one of those sets!  Not only is it extremely adorable, easy to use, has a coordinating punch, but it was designed by one of my stamping Mentors, Mary Fish!  Mary is an amazing lady and I could not be prouder for her!  As part of reaching her 1 Million in sales milestone she got to design a stamp set!! How cool and awesome is that!!

Varied Vases

Varied Vases Stamp Set (146644) comes with three different vase shapes, several different types of flowers to fill the vases, and the cutest font ever!  Even better is that it is available as a bundle (148381) with the coordinating punch!  Witch saves you 10% Yeppie!!!

Varied Vases Stamp Set

Varied Vases Stamp Set

This set will be available in the upcoming Annual Catalog!  I adore the fresh and modern feel of this stamp set!

A card using the stamp set Varied Vases by Stampin' Up!

  • The background plaid was made using the Brushstrokes (138952) background stamp and Mint Macaroon ink (returning in the Annual Catalog)
  • The vase out line was stamped in Basic Black. Then the fill in stamp was used  in Calypso Coral.  Finally, the vase was punched out!  How easy is that!
  • The orchid was stamped in Basic Black .Then I used my Daffodil Delight marker to color it in.  I did this before realizing there were stamps to fill in the color of the flowers as well!
  • The shelf was stamped with Basic Black. Then stamped with Mint Macaroon
  • The final step was to add a sentiment

Each of your comments makes me smile! Please, comment HERE.

I really enjoyed making this card! The vases are adorable! And they really make it easy to make beautiful cards!!!

A card and matching envelope using the Varied Vases Stamp Set and Brushstrokes Background Stamp

One thing about the envelope. The envelope flap barley fits into the background stamp to create the plaid.  I used masking paper and masked off the entire front of the card to keep it nice and clean while trying to stamp the flap.  Well, I guess that was really two things 😁


The brushstrokes stamp set used to make the plaid background is retiring.  So, be sure to snag this wonderful set now before it is gone!!! I have loved using mine and it will forever be apart of my stamp collection!  If you would like to see other cards with the Brushstrokes background check out these post!

  1. Picture Perfect Roses
  2. Your Sublime
  3. Happy Happenings Thank You
  4. Spring is Almost Here

 The Share What You Love bundle is jammed packed of stamping wonderfulness for every card maker or paper craftier out there!!! This bundle is only available for a limited time.

Share What You Love Bundle

  • Bundles are exclusive to the suite early release and will no longer be available after May 31, 2018. Individual items from the Share What You Love suite will be available when the 2018–2019 annual catalog is released on June 1, 2018.

If you would like to see Cards with this bundle click here and here


Retiring Stampin' Up! Products

Lots of awesome products are retiring from the Occasions and Annual Catalogs .You defiantly don’t want to miss out on these fabulous items!!

 


I have really enjoyed sharing with you guys over the last few weeks!  I hope each of you enjoy your day!  Go and live creatively my friends!

Peace-

Jennifer

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