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Easter Bunny in Bloom

This week I was inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments color challenge of Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay and Pacific Point and Tina Wardell’s card. She used the masking technique to create a cute bunny card. I used the same technique and Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge colors and CASED her card.

I stamped on Shimmer White card stock the flower image first with Memento Black ink then masked it and stamped the bunny image with Smoky Slate ink. The flowers and butterfly were colored with Stampin’ Up Bermuda Bay light and dark alcohol markers. I used Stampin’ Write markers Coastal Cabana and Pacific Point since these colors are not available in alcohol markers. I used a Stampin’ Up Blender Pen with Coastal Cabana to softly color around the bunny and flower images. The sentiment I stamped in Memento Black then added clear rhinestones for some shine. I really enjoyed coloring the images.

See more inspiration for this color challenge from the rest of the design team.

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Easter Bunny in Bloom Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Easter Friends, Butterfly Brilliance Bundle,

Paper:  Card stock: Shimmer White, Basic Black

Ink: Memento Black, Light and Dark Bermuda Bay and Black Stampin’ Blends, Pacific Point and Calypso Coral Stampin’ Write Markers,

Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, mini glue dots, Tear and Tape

Butterfly Brilliance Birthday

My card this week was inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge. The sketch inspired me to create with the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and Painted Labels dies. I stamped the butterflies with Memento Black then die cut the butterflies out of Shimmery White paper then colored the butterflies with Light Highland Heather, Light Balmy Blue, and Light Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends. Stamping the butterflies on Shimmer Paper gives the butterflies some sparkle. The Night of Navy layer was embossed with the Greenery Embossing Folder. I stamped the flowers with Night of Navy from the Painted Poppies stamp set.

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from the design team.

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Butterfly Brilliance Birthday Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Butterfly Brilliance Bundle, Peaceful Moments

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Night of Navy, Shimmer White

Ink: Memento Black, Light Highland Heather , Light Balmy Blue, Light Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends

Accessories: Label Me Fancy Punch, , Greenery Embossing Folders, In Color 2021-2023 In Color Jewels, mini glue dots

Daffodil Daydream Easter Blessings

Inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments inspiration challenge and by Cindy Bee’s daffodil faux center step card. I had not had the opportunity to ink up the Daffodil Daydream stamp and die bundle and was inspired by Cindy Bee’s card. I used the dies to create a daffodil and cut-out the daffodils to create an Easter card. I also used the Daffodil paper from Sale-a-bration.

Stop by Hand Stamped Sentiments and be inspired by the design team.

Daffodil Daydream Happy Easter Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Daffodil Daydream Bundle

Paper:  Card stock:  Very Vanilla, Pear Pizzazz, Daffodil Delight, Daffodil Afternoon Sale-a-bration DSP

Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight Light, Pale Papaya Dark Stampin’ Blends

Accessories: 2021-2023 In Color Jewels, Daffodil Dies, dimensionals, Tombow liquid glue, mini glue dots

Easter Friends say Happy Easter

I was inspired to create this card from Hand Stamped Sentiments Color Challenge – Mint Macaron, So Saffron and Fresh Freesia. These colors are perfect for spring and for Easter. I recently purchased the Stampin’ Up Easter Friends and combined this stamp set with the color challenge to create an Easter card.

I used the three largest scalloped dies from the Scalloped Contours Dies. I used Fresh Freesia for the largest scalloped die then used DSP from the Hand-Penned DSP collection. The sentiment is from the Easter Friends stamp set and stamped in Mint Macaron on Basic White card stock. The cute ducky is stamped in Gray Granite and sponged with So Saffron. The legs, feet and beak were colored with a Blender Pen in So Saffron and colored darker than the body which I used a sponge dauber. To embellish I used Fresh Freesia color jewels from the 2021-2021 In Color Jewels. The ribbon is 3/8″ Open Weave Fresh Freesia. The inside of the card is stamped with Fresh Freesia sentiment and chick image in Gray Granite and sponged with So Saffron. Sentiment and images are from the Easter Friends Stampin’ Up stamp set.

Take the color challenge and see what you can create with these beautiful spring colors. Go to HHS and be inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments design team.

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Easter Friends say Happy Easter Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Easter Friends Stamp Set

Paper:  Card stock:  Thick Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Basic White; DSP: Hand-Penned, Specialty Paper

Ink: Gray Granite, So Saffron, Mint Macaron, Fresh Freesia

Accessories: Scalloped Contours Dies, In Color 2021-2023 In Color Jewels, 3/8″ Fresh Freesia Open Weave Ribbon, sponge dauber, Blender Pen, dimensionals, mini glue dots

Forever Blossoms on Tailor Made Tag

My card was inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge. This sketch has a tag layer which is so fun! I created my card with colors Highland Heather, Cinnamon Cider and Pale Papaya. First I started with a Basic White card base followed by, Cinnamon Cider then DSP from the Hand-Penned collection. I die cut the largest tag from the Tailor Made Tags dies then stamped the blossoms with Highland Heather. I stamped another blossoms image on Basic White with Memento Black then colored with Highland Heather light and dark and light Old Olive Stampin’ Blend Pens. I die cut branches from brushed gold foil with the Sprigs punch. I also used dies to die cut foliage from the Sunflower dies. I used metallic butterflies and colored Basic Rhinestones with Highland Heather for the center of the flowers. The ribbon is from Basketweave & Metallic ribbbon combo pack. I didn’t put a sentiments since this will be a card I can use for any occasion.

Here is the sketch I used from Hand Stamped Sentiments for my card. Let’s see what you can create with this sketch.

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Forever Blossoms on Tailor Made Tag Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Forever Blossoms stamp set and Cherry Blossoms dies

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Cinnamon Cider, Highland Heather; DSP: Hand-Penned, Specialty Paper: Brushed Metallic Gold,

Ink: Memento Black, Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack: Highland Heather, Old Olive

Accessories: Tailor Made Tags dies, Sunflower dies, Sprig Punch, Basic Rhinestones, Bone Folder,Brushed Brass Butterflies, Basketweave & Metallic Ribbon

Friendly Hello Birthday Card

My card this week was inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments inspiration challenge and by StampinJo.com‘s card with the Friendly Hello Bundle. I CASED her card and used Pool Party and birds as my inspiration from Hand Stamped Sentiments. The background layer was embossed with the Textured Textile Embossing Folder. The next layer I die cut DSP from the Friendly Hello bundle with the largest rectangle in the Scalloped Contours Die. The next layer is cut from Brushed Gold Foil. The next layer is die cut from the stitched rectangle from the Scalloped Contours Die set. I then stamped the bird and flowers from the Friendly Hello die stamp set and colored with the Pool Party and Daffodil Delight Blend Pens. I then fussy cut it and adhered with dimensionals. I then stamped the splatter stamp from the Friendly Hello set with Memento black. I embellished with retired Daffodil Delight ribbon, Brushed Brass Butterflies and Basic Rhinestones.

The Friendly Hello bundle is FREE with a $100 purchase during Sale-a-bration. Start shopping here.

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see what the other designers have created.

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Friendly Hello Birthday Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Hello Friendly Bundle

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Brushed Metallic Gold

Ink: Memento Black, Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack, Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack

Accessories: Scalloped Contour Dies, Dimensionals, Basic Rhinestones, Bone Folder, Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder, Brushed Brass Butterflies, retired Daffodil Delight ribbon

Flowering Tulips

This week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is a color challenge of Daffodil Delight, Petal Pink and Pumpkin Orange. These colors made me think of tulips so I used the Flowering Tulips bundle to create this card. I also CASED my card from Stephanie Kauffman. It was fun to make the tulips for this card.

After die cutting the tulip flowers I left the die on the cut flowers and sponged color on them then put them together.

I followed Stephanie’s instructions for making the trellis which was made with a square die. Here are the pictures she posted on her FB post on how she made the trellis. What I did to create the trellis was to measure the square die from the retired stitched shapes then I drew the trellis using Illustrator. You can download the PDF .

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see what the the other designers have created.

Hand Stamped Sentiments

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Flowering Tulips Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Flowering Tulips Bundle

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, ROSE GOLD 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 CM) METALLIC SPECIALTY PAPER

Ink: Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Orange, Petal Pink

Accessories: Tulips Dies, retired Stitched Shapes dies, Sprig Punch, Dragonflies Punch, Glue dots, blending brushes, Basic Rhinestones, Bone Folder

Thinking of you with Flowering Fields

Hand Stamped Sentiments is back with a new sketch challenge and I created this card with the new Flowering Fields Suite. The card I created was CASED from the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog. Making this card was easy since only the sentiment was stamped and all the other elements were die cut using the dies from this suite.

The card base is Pool Party and the second layer is Basic White sponged with Pool Party. The clouds were heat embossed with White Embossing powder. The windmill and flowers were die cut using the dies from the Flowering Fields Suite. The sentiment from the Flowering Tulips stamp set was die cut using the retired Scalloped Oval punch. The Windowpane Check Ribbon is also from the Flowering Fields Suite.

Here’s the sketch. Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration.

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Thinking of You with Flowering Fields Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Flowering Tulips Bundle and Tulip Fields Bundle

Paper:  Card stock:  Pool Party, Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Early Espresso

Ink: Evening Evergreen

Accessories: Tulips Dies, Windmill Fields Dies, retired Scallop Punch,3/8″ WindowPane Check ribbon, Glue dots, retired brown brad, blending brush

Painted Christmas Merry Melody Pinecones Christmas Card

With Christmas around the corner I created another Christmas card using the Painted Christmas suite and inspiration from the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge. The card base is Real Red, the Shimmery White layer I embossed with the Merry Melody 3D Embossing Folder. The foliage and pinecones I die cut from the Christmas Pinecone Dies. I used Early Espresson and Gold Foil for the pincones. The foliage I die cut from Evening Evergreen card stock. The ‘Merry Christmas’ sentiment is from the Christmas to Remember stamp set then embellished with red rhinestones jewels.

Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from the design team.

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Painted Christmas Merry Melody Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Christmas to Remember bundle

Paper:  Card stock:  Real Red, Shimmery White, Evening Evergreen and Gold Foil

Ink: Real Red

Accessories: Merry Melody 3D Embossing Folder, Christmas to Remember bundle, Red Jewel Rhinestones

Another Painted Christmas Suite Card

I saw the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge colors of Evening Evergreen, Soft Succulent and Merry Merlot and I immediately knew I had to use the stamp sets in the Painted Christmas Suite. The card base is Basic White, Painted Christmas DSP, Pine branches die cut from Evening Evergreen. The Basic White label was die cut also from the suite. The other foliage was also die cut using dies from the suite. The sprig punch was used to die cut sprigs from gold Metallic Specialty paper. Gold Foil paper was used for the pine cones and the banner strip behind the label. The banner strip was embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder. The sentiment was heat embossed with gold on a banner die cut from Merry Merlot with a die also from the suite. The card was embellished with In-Color jewels

See more inspiration from the other design team members and join the challenge.

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Painted Christmas Card

Card Size:  4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets/Bundle: Christmas Season and Christmas to Remember bundles

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic White, Evening Evergreen; Gold Foil, Gold Metallic Specialty paper; Painted Christmas DSP

Ink: Evening Evergreen, Merry Merlot, Soft Succelent

Accessories: Seasonal Labels Dies, Christmas Pinecones Dies, Sprig Punch, 2021-2023 In Color Gems, Tombow liquid glue, dimensionals, mini

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