Posted for You

Today’s card features the Posted for You bundle. When I first saw it in the new catalog I thought that both the stamp set and punch would be versatile. The stamp set has sweet images that can be colored with Stampin’ Write Markers or Stampin’ Blends, watercolored, stamped outlines with different ink colors and no coloring, or heat embossed for a variety of different looks. I also like the greetings and type font.

There are a number of layouts in the catalog that I thought would work well with this set so I cased the layout on page 70. I haven’t done much watercoloring lately so I decided try out the Fluid 100 watercolor paper introduced by Stampin’ Up! last year. This paper is smoother and is also a brighter white than our previous watercolor paper and it worked beautifully!

Here is how I made the card.

  • Card base – cut a piece of Pear Pizzazz cardstock at 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score and fold in half.
  • Cut another piece of Pear Pizzazz cardstock at 3″ x 4 1/4″and run through an embossing machine with the Pinewood Planks 3D embossing folder. Adhere to center of card base.
  • Cut piece of Seaside Spray cardstock at 2 1/2″ x 4″ and adhere to card.
  • Stamp floral image twice on piece of Fluid 100 watercolor paper with black Stazon ink. Use Seaside Spray, Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz and Soft Suede inks and color in the images with a Water Painter. Note that Stampin’ Up! retired the Aqua Painters and replaced them with these new Water Painters, which come in a package with three different brush in sizes.
  • Stamp bird image once and color with So Saffron and Pear Pizzazz ink.
  • Punch out all three images with the Rectangular Postage Stamp. Adhere to Seaside Spray piece.
  • Stamp birthday greeting with Tuxedo Black Memento ink on 1/2″ x 4″ strip of So Saffron cardstock. Using the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch, center the strip in the 1/2″ track with the rounded top design and punch both ends. Adhere over stamped images with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Cut piece of Whisper White cardstock at 4″ x 5 1/4″ and adhere to inside of card.

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Product Preview: Magnolia Lane Suite

Hello! Today’s card features products from the Magnolia Lane Suite in the 2019-2020 annual catalog. These products will be available starting on June 4th. I am such a sucker for floral designs and the minute I laid eyes on this suite I knew I had to have it! Today’s card uses the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set, coordinating dies and the beautiful Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper. In the coming weeks I will be posting more cards using these products.

Here is how I made this card:

Card base – Petal Pink card stock cut at 4 1/4″ x 11″ and fold in half.

  • Emboss front of card with the Tufted Dynamic Embossing Folder. To get the curved cut at the bottom of the card use the die from the Magnolia Memory Dies. I wanted a nice amount of Designer Series Paper to show so instead of placing the die flush at the bottom of the card I moved it up. To make sure it stayed in place while I was running it through the Big Shot I used some washi tape to hold it.
  • Stamp large floral image with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a piece of Shimmery White Card Stock. Watercolor the image using a blender pen and Mossy Meadow, Petal Pink, Blushing Bride and So Saffron inks. I colored each petal partially, leaving the bottoms of the petals white. Let piece dry and then die cut.
  • Stamp the Hello greeting with Mossy Meadow. I used one of the small dies from the new Stitched Nested Labels Dies to cut out the greeting. Adhere floral image and greeting. I added a few pearls for a bit of bling.
  • For the inside of the card I cut a piece of Whisper White card stock at 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″. I then cut a piece of the striped Designer Series Papers at 1 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ and adhered to bottom of white card stock. Adhere piece to inside of card.
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