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Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in Fresh Fig, Just add text, Lemon Lime Twist, Tie Dye | 0 comments

Tie Dye fun! #tiedyebackgrounds

There is a super fun technique going around that results in a tie dye look.  I first saw this technique in a Stampin’ Up! demonstrators Facebook group and I was just amazed by the beauty!!! I have experimenting with this technique a bit.  You can see another card here.  I even used the technique for the cover of a journal I am working on for the Hacking the Color Wheel class I’m taking.   Then today it showed up in my inbox from splitcoast stampers.  Check out the tutorial here.
I love playing with different techniques that are so unique each time you use it! The key to this is to pick colors that work well together.  Soft colors are just as beautiful as bright colors! I am just drawn to bright colors, so that is what I use the most!

  • The tie dye panel is “dyed” with Lemon Lime Twist ink.
  • Creating a two color background panel is a great way to highlight different areas of a card! The Lemon Lime Twist has gold behind it. The white section gold!!! This helps bring out the gold medallions
  • The Eastern Gold vinyl stickers are just awesome!!! They are really high quality stickers.
  • I think this is my favorite of the new sentiments!!! It is in the Just add text stamp set

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


Stampin’ Up! has some exciting things coming very soon. One of which is Christmas in July.  Join in July, get Free products!!!  Everyone who joins in July will receive the Carols for Christmas stamp set. Don’t know that set???? It is bran new for the Holiday Catalog!!! You also get the Essentials Gift Pack. This pack includes paper snips, grid paper, snail adhesive, a bone folder, and two D stampin’ blocks.  Exclusive to Christmas in July!!!

Bonus Days will be back in July!!! When you spend $50 in July Stampin’ Up! will give you $5 to spend in August!!!  For every $50 you spend in July!!! Let’s all say Merry Christmas in July!!!!

Below is a list of products used in making this card! If you have any questions feel free to comment below.

Just a few day left!!!!  Shop big and save!!!   We always love our host! But right now they are extra special!!!  So, when you are ready let me know!!! I am always happy to work with you. It’s a perfect time to save even more on all the NEW products!!! 

So go be creative and have fun in life! I hope you have an awesome day!!! We are getting quite close to the weekend and you guys know that makes me happy!!

Peace to you-

Jennifer

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Berry Burst, Color Me Happy, Colorful Seasons, Copper Embossing Powder, Embossing, Fresh Fig, Heat Embossing, InColors 2017, InKing Royalty Blog Hop, Lemon Lime Twist, Pattern Party Decorative Mask, powder Pink, Silver Embossing Powder, Tranquil Tide | 6 comments

Color Me Happy Inking Royalty Blog Hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s June 2017 Blog Hop!  Today’s Blog Hop is filled with projects inspired by Stampin’ Up!’s 2017-2019 In Colors – Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Powder Pink and Tranquil Tide.  What an amazing collection of new colors!  We are excited to share our creations with these new colors.  After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.  Hi Lisa and Louise !!! Thanks for joining us 😍 I’m a huge fan and your creativity is amazing! Hugs…

Back several years ago, more than what I would like to admit. My Yoga teacher would play part of the Gray’s Anatomy soundtrack while we were practicing.  Believe it our not, It actually is a great soundtrack for your yoga practice. Back then I did not watch a  lot of Gray’s Anatomy because, “the other” did not really care for it.  So the songs came associated with peace, relaxation, and hard work.  You know that moment at the end of the Yoga class when you are laying on your mat.  You made it through it and everything is right in the world.  Just for that moment….when you just breath… Later on I decide that I would watch Gray’s when “the other” had already gone to bed.  That way I could enjoy my Gray’s.   Now I am one of those freaks who marathon watch Gray’s from season 1 to the end. Because, how else do you watch Gray’s????  Try it sometime, it is hours of entertainment.  And each time you watch it you will be drawn to a different character… And besides, what else is there to watch this time of year???   I love me some Gray’s Anatomy.  That being said,   I just had to have this sentiment in the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set.  It completely reminds me of everything I love about Yoga and it makes me think “I got this” and to keep breathing…

The New InColors are just amazing!!! I love each and every one of them.  The Powder Pink is just soft and wonderful.  I discovered a little color combination in making these cards,  I will be keeping in the back of my mind.  Powder Pink and Smoky Slate are AMAZING together.

Two Other really great color combinations I found were Powder Pink ink blended with Berry Burst.  Then Lemon Lime Twist ink blended with Tranquil Tide is AWESOME!!!! Beautifulness together…

These cards were quick and easy. A little stenciling with the new Pattern Party Decorative Mask.  I just adore this circle mask.  It has a kinda bohemian feel to it that pairs perfectly with the stencil.  The bold pattern makes it easy to create a quick and easy focal point.  I love how the sponge brayer lays color down with this mask.  It really makes it so much fun to uses stencils when you have the right tool for the job.  I am working on making a set with each new InColor.  I got all the stenciling done to make a set of 8 of each color done last night.  Tonight, I will add the embossing to each.  Then put them together and decorate the envelopes to match.    I did finish one of each so that you could see all the Pretty new InColors.

When I first started using Berry burst, I decided that it belonged with the purples.  But, the more I use it the more reddish it becomes.  It defiantly is not red…But, It’s not purple.  Magenta??? Maybe?  What I do know is that this color is beautiful.  I keep reaching for it over and over and over….  The powder Pink is soft and so sweet of a color.  After stenciling with it, I love the color.  It will be perfect for those true girly cards.  This soft pink was so muted.  That I decided to use a different color for the Sentiment.  The stenciled color and the stamped color are just really to close together for them to be the same.   And look how wonderful it looks paired with Smoky Slate and Basic Black.  Who Knew.  And the card with it blended with Berry Burst.  Just wow!!!  How pretty are those two together.

Fresh Fig is the most perfect jewel tone.  This rich purple is amazingly beautiful.  It reminds me of a deep dark amethyst.   Lemon Lime Twist is such a fun and happy color.  This color just makes me smile!!  Tranquil Tide is my absolutely favorite of the new InColors.  This deep dark pool color is perfect in every way.  It reminds me of the ocean.

  • Each card was stenciled with the Pattern Party Decorative Mask using one of the New InColors.    The sponge brayer is perfect for this.  You can start of light and build up the color as desired.  I tried to add some variations to the color of the stenciling. By adding more color in certain areas.  Make sure you use a different sponge for the brayer with each color.
  • The sentiment is stamped in the same color as the stenciling.  Except, the Powder Pink.  (we’ve discussed that)
  • The edges are heat embossed in either copper or silver.  This is easy to by running your paper edges along the versa mark stamp pad.  Then adding your embossing powder.  Repeating the process until you like your edges.
  • to finish of the card, I added circles from the Eastern Places stamp set to the inside of the card and on the envelope flap.
  • The Envelop is also stenciled on the front completing the look.

 

Stamping off can give you different layers of a single color.  This helps your inks go further and gives different layers of  value to a single ink pad.

 

 

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

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

    1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
    2. Shawn de Oliveira at ShawnStamps
    3. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
    4. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
    5. Lisa Pretto at Ink Big Academy Stamps
    6. Louise Sharp at LouiseSharp.com
    7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
    8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
    9. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
    10. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
    11. Rachael Shedeed at Blue Bonnet Stampin’

​I am so glad you made it by Westside Paper Creations.  Blog hop days are the best.  This group has lots of beauty to share of these Amazing InColors.  Happy Hopping and be Creative!!!

Peace and Happiness my friends-

Jennifer

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Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Flirty Flamingo, Fresh Fig, In Colors, In Colors 2016, InColors 2017, Limon Lime Twist, Lovely Inside & Out | 2 comments

Today is the Day! Stampin’ Up! 2017 Catalog

I’m so completly thrilled with the NEW catalog! It is packed full of amazing products.  Stamps, paper, dies, embossing paste, and more! Yes I said embossing paste! It is on my order today list! I am so looking forward to using the all new Stampin’ Up! embossing paste.  I can not wate to get my hands on the So Eclectic Suite of products!!! The Nature Sings stamp set is one of the prettiest stamp set ever!!  Lemon Zest just screams summer!  Petal Garden  is ao beautiful! It is just full of class!!! Can you tell I am completely in ❤….What are you super excited about in the 2017 Catalog?????

I am completely enjoying the Lovely Inside and Out Stsmp Set!  It will forever be a favorite.  I just love the gemoteric feel paired with the bold words!!!! 

Lovely Inside and Out Stamp Set

The new InColors are just awesome! I can not say enough about them!!! One of the great things about them is that they pair so well with our other colors!!! 

  • Limon Lime Twist is just simply awesome!!!  The color combination is Limon Lime Twist, Fresh Fig, Bermuda Bay , and Flirty Flamingo
  • How wonderful is it to have a stamp set that makes card making so easy!!!
  • Layers are always key in makeing a awesome card!!! #layersmakeseverycardbetter

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

Envelopes are so much fun to decorate! I love when a stamp set makes every detail shine!!! 

    I hope you are excited as I am about the upcoming catalog!!! Don’t forget to check out Floral Sentaments, Fablous Flamingo, and Quirky Critters!!

    Have a great day! Happy shoping the New catalog!!! 

    Peace and Much Love, 

    Jennifer

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