Stampin' Up! Rooted in Nature for Freshly Made Sketches Challenge 347
As soon as I saw this sketch, I knew I was going to use the Rooted in Nature stamp set. The hard part was deciding which of the stamps and coordinating paper I would use because there is such a wonderful variety of options.
I decide to use Cajun Craze for the card base and a layer of the Nature's Poem Designer Series Paper(DSP) I love the beautiful.soft.subtle leaves.
I fussy cut the sentiment strips and add an embellishment from the Leaves Trinkets.
If you would like to see more than 60 wonderful cards made from this sketch, they can all be view at Freshly Made Sketches.
Every month the demonstrator group for the upline I am in has a challenge on the private Facebook group, Proverbial Stampers. I love the challenges because they push me out of my comfort zone and challenge me to try new color combinations. And there is the added incentive that one project will be chosen as the winner. The winner gets Happy Mail from Connie. I love Happy Mail because it also contains a little Stampin' Up! goodie.
Granny Apple Green and Highland Heather are two of my favorites from the new core color collection. I love them but I never would have paired them with Balmy Blue.
I used the Botanical Bliss stamp set with the coordinating Botanical Tags Thinlits Dies. When I ordered this set I intend to make bookmarks like the ones featured in the annual catalog.
But once I started playing witht the set I decided they would make a great gate fold card.
I used the leaf stamp and Granny Apple Green Classic Stampin INk to create a watermark effct on the front of the gates. I used some birds that I had left over from another card. THey are Costal Cabanna, because I was out of Balmy Blue carrdstock after complete a large batch of party invitations for a friend.
I used the Balmy Blue Classic Stampin Ink and the aqua painter to create a blue sky for the background that shows throught he gates. My Balmy Blue bird is sitting on a branch of leaves cut from the Granny Apple Green card stock.
This is a beautiful set and the frame-lits are very verstile. I am already visulizing an old gate with black crows for Halloween.
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Thanks to the Stampin' Up! Buy 3 Get 1 FREE sale, I have a huge pile of beautiful new Designer Series Paper(DSP) to enjoy. I love using DSP to create cards. It is so easy but you still get a beautiful card. For today's card, I used the beautiful Petal Promenade DSP. I only used 3 of the 6 designs so far and I have lots of ideas for what is left.
A few layers and a little embossing and you can create a beautiful card quickly.
I embossed the card base with the new Tufted Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. For the sentiment, I used a tag from the Share What You Love embellishments kit and then I added a few of the Share What You Love Artisan Pearls to give it a little bling
I love fun fold cards. This is a double triangle fun fold card. I was inspired by a blog post by Jeanie Stark
This DSP is gorgeous and it coordinates so beautifully with the Fresh Fig and Mossy Meadow cardstock.
I love the new Pearlized Dollies. I cut a circle of mossy meadow and put it underneath and I used the Stitched frame-lits for the sentiment.
This paper is so pretty I had a hard time cutting it. I cut three small panels ( 3 1/8 by 1 5/8) and adhered them to the card layer and then I created layered sentiment using the layering ovals and stitched frame-lits. I love these frame-lits They are quick and easy to use and a great for adding a sentiment.
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