Friday, October 19, 2018

Stampers by the Dozen October 2018 - Color Challenge!

The weekend has finally come and it's time for another round of the Stampers by the Dozen hop!
This month is all about the colors as we were tasked with a color challenge!  While these are colors I normally would not have used together, it was a great challenge to create something using them.  As soon as I saw the colors, I just knew I needed to incorporate Stampin' Blends!
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I love the way this card turned out!  It's bright and bold and just my style.  I started with a Poppy Parade cardstock base and layered using Pumpkin Pie and So Saffron.  Using the Ruffled Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, I gave some soft texture to Whisper White cardstock.
The Beautiful Day stamp set is the perfect choice for pairing together with Stampin' Blends.  When using this stamp set, you need to use the Tuxedo Black Memento Ink as it won't smear when coloring.  For the butterfly, I choose the light and dark colors of the Stampin' Blends with Pumpkin Pie and Poppy Parade taking time to make shadows where I felt they worked the best.
I stamped my sentiment in Poppy Parade ink on a piece of Pool Party cardstock.  It's a little hard to tell in the photo because even the dark Pool Party Stampin' Blend is pretty light, but I colored the Clear Faceted Gems in Pool Party ink to give them that color.  This technique is great to make the gems any color you want!

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop October 2018 - Halloween/Fall!

Happy Thursday everyone!  The week is quickly on it's way to ending and it's time for another monthly Stampin' Dreams Hop!
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We are celebrating the spooktacular and fall temperatures this month with out theme.  For my project this month, I went the Halloween route and wanted to showcase the Labels to Love stamp set, which can be overlooked in the Annual Catalog with all the great Halloween sets from the Holiday Catalog.
 
The technique on this card is such a simple but has a huge impact on changing how the card looks!  To get the embossed background, I used the Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  
The technique is done by inking up the top part of the embossing folder by rubbing the ink pad all over the folder.  Place your piece of cardstock, in this project I used Whisper White, into the folder being careful not to move the paper around, and run it through your Big Shot.  That's it! The paper gets embossed and the ink transfers at the same time. So simple and it looks great in all our colors!

I stamped my image on Pumpkin Pie cardstock and used the coordinating Everyday Label punch to punch out the sentiment.  I used a piece of Basic Black Shimmer Ribbon and a piece of Whisper White Polka Dot Mesh Ribbon together and tied them in a knot at the same time.  I snipped at angles and secured it with a glue dot.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Paper Crafting Monthly Blog Hop October 2018 - Fall & Thanksgiving!

Happy Wednesday everyone!  The middle of the week is here, along with the middle of the month, and it's time for another hop with the Paper Crafting Monthly Blog Hop group!
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Our great theme this month is Fall and Thanksgiving.  I love Fall with the changing of the colors of the leaves and getting to drink all the hot beverages while wearing the big comfy sweaters.  While Tucson doesn't really get great fall temperatures, the weather has cooled off some and it's not a blazing hot 100 degrees plus outside.

For my project this month, I wanted to showcase a set I haven't used in a while.  The Sheltering Tree stamp set is a great one for crafting projects that work for any season.  The tree stamp and the layering leaves can be used with a multitude of stamp colors!
This project screams fall!  The colors and design are perfect for any fall occasion.  I started with an Early Espresso card stock base and layered using the Buffalo Check stamp with Crushed Curry ink.  Using the Stamparatus tool is the perfect accessory to use when stamping with the Buffalo Check stamp as you can stamp in the same position over and over to get every single space filled in and perfect.

I stamped the tree with Early Espresso ink and layered the leaves using Cajun Craze and Pumpkin Pie inks.  I first stamped my sentiment on Crushed Curry ink and cut the sentiment out on a strip of paper.  Next I used the Everyday Label punch to punch out the smaller piece.  I love how that turned out and it look like a completely different shape than what the punch normally looks like.
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Make sure to continue on to the next blog in our hop by checking out Sue Kramer's blog for some more Fall projects by clicking HERE or the next button below!

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