Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Pop of Petals Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Pop of Petals and the Pocket Die:

The recipe:

Card base: Pacific Point 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4

DSP: Follow Your Art 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

The details:

  • Die cut your pocket using Whisper White Card Stock and the Pocket Die
  • Stamp your background  image in Coastal Cabana  ink from the Love What You Do Stamp Set
  • Stamp over your background using the small flower in the same stamp set in Crushed Curry
  • Stamp your leave image on top of the background image in Pacific Point Ink using the leaf image from Pop of Petals
  • Stamp 3 flowers from your Pop Of Petals Stamp set onto Whisper White card stock using Calypso Coral Ink
  • Punch out the flowers with the Four Petal Flower Punch

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Follow Your Art DSP to the White mat
  • Adhere your pocket art piece to the  front of this matted panel
  • Wrap a piece of Calypso Coral Ribbon around the panel and on top of the pocket
  • Adhere this panel to the front of the card
  • Attach your three flowers using dimensionals
  • Adhere some Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots to the front of the card
  • Add a Calypso Coral Bow

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment using a greeting from Itty Bitty Birthday Stamp Set and your Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Punch your sentiment out the the Classic Punch
  • Adhere to the right side of the pocket with a glue dot

The card inspiration:

Here is the card from my Thursday Blog Hop.  You can see the card here:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

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Stampin’ Up! “Very Versailles” For The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  I combined two great products to create my card for you.  I inked up for the very first time the Very Versailles Stamp set and then used the Pocket dies which was the perfect shape for the sketch challenge.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Very Versailles:

The recipe:

Card base: Crumb Cake 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4

DSP Woven Threads 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

The details:

  • Die cut your pocket using Whisper White Card Stock and the Pocket Die
  • Stamp your script image in Rococo Rose ink from the Very Versailles Stamp Set
  • Stamp your leave image on top of the script image in Vera Mark Ink
  • Sprinkle  Gold Emboss Power over the stamped image and then heat set the emboss powder with your heat tool
  • Stamp 3 flowers from your Tea Together Stamp set onto White Watercolor paper
  • Color in your images using an aqua painter and your Rococo Rose and Terracotta Tile Re-inkers
  • Die cut the 3 flowers out using your Tea Times dies

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Woven Threads DSP to the White mat
  • Adhere your pocket art piece to the  front of this matted panel
  • Wrap a piece of Whisper White Bakers Twine 2 times around the panel and on top of the pocket
  • Adhere this panel to the front of the card
  • Attach your three flowers using glue dots
  • Add Gold Faceted Gems to the center of the flowers
  • Adhere some Gold Metallic Pearls to the front of the card
  • Add a double Whisper White Bakers Twine Bow

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment using a greeting from Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp Set and your Versa Mark Ink
  • Sprinkle your image with Gold Emboss Power and heat set with you Heat Tool
  • Punch your sentiment out the the Classic Punch
  • Adhere to the right side of the pocket with a glue dot

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Another Floral Essence Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Floral Essence:

I turned this card from portrait to landscape, changed stamp sets and color to make this “Alternate Look”  It is amazing how different they look by mixing it up a bit!

 

The recipe:

Card base: Soft Suede 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Terracotta Tile 5-1/4 x 4

DSP panel: Mosaic Mood  5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Die cut edge panel: Mint Macaron  5-1/8 x 1-1/2  (die cut the bottom on this panel with the die from Magnolia Memory)

DSP panel on top of the Die cut panel: Mosaic Mood 5-1/8 x 2

The details:

  • Stamp your floral images with Terracotta Tile Ink stamp.   (1 large flower and 2 small flower using the image from Floral Essence Stamp Set onto Whisper White Card Stock)
  • Color in the flowers centers using your dark Daffodil Delight Stampin Blend
  • Fussy cut your flowers with paper snips
  • Stamp your leaves in Garden Green Ink onto Whisper White Card Stock
  • Punch them out with the leaf punch

Putting the card together:

  •  Adhere the layers as follows:
  • Adhere your large Mosaic Mood panel the the Terracotta Tile mat
  • Adhere your small piece of DSP on top of the Mint Macaron die cut panel, letting the die cut end show about 1/2 inch
  • Wrap a piece of Textile Ribbon around the DSP/die cut panel
  • Adhere the panel to the center of the matted panel
  • Attach this stack to the front of the card
  • Adhere your 3 flowers, with dimensionals and glue dots
  • Tuck in your leaves under the flowers and adhere with glue dots
  • Add a Textile  bow to the cluster of 2  flowers

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment from the Praiseworthy Prose Stamp set onto a piece of Whisper White Card Stock (4 x 3/4)
  • Punch the end your sentiment out with the Triple Banner Punch
  • Adhere this to the front of the card with glue dots
  • Add some Terracotta Tile Faceted Dots for added dimension

 Card Inspiration:

Here is the card from my Thursday Blog Hop.  Which card is your favorite?  You can see the card here:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Another “Magnolia Lane” for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we had a color challenge using Petal Pink, Black and Mossy Meadow.  I just had to ink up my Good Morning Magnolia stamp set again as the colors work beautiful with the designer series paper.

The Color Challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Good Morning Magnolia:

The recipe:

Card base: Basic Black 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/5

Mat: Petal Pink 4 x 5-1/4

DSP panel: Magnolia Lane 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Die cut edge panel: Petal Pink 3-7/8 x 2-3/4 (die cut the bottom on this panel with the die from Magnolia Memory)

DSP panel on top of the Die cut panel: Magnolia Lane 3-7/8 x 2-1/4

The details:

  • Stamp your floral image 3 times using the stamp from Good Morning Magnolia onto Whisper White Card Stock
  • Color in the flowers with your Petal Pink Stampin Blends
  • Color in the leaves using your Mossy Meadow Stampin Blends
  • Die cut your images out with the Magnolia Memory Dies

Putting the card together:

  •  Adhere the layers as follows:
  • Adhere your Magnolia Lane panel the the Petal Pink mat
  • Adhere your small piece of DSP on top of the Petal Pink die cut panel, letting the die cut end show about 1/2 inch
  • Wrap a piece of Organdy Striped Ribbon around the DSP/die cut panel
  • Adhere the panel to the center of the matted panel
  • Attach this stack to the front of the card base
  • Adhere your 3 flowers, with dimensionals and glue dots
  • Add a Organdy Striped bow the cluster of 2  flowers

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment from the Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp set
  • Punch your sentiment out with the Classic Label Punch
  • Adhere this to the front of the card with glue dots
  • Add some pearls for added dimension

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Floral Essence Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Floral Essence:

 

The Recipe:

Card base: Petal Pink 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Blackberry Bliss 4 x 4-1/2

DSP: Perennial Essence paper pack 3-7/8 x 4-3/8

Sentiment: Whisper White and Petal Pink card stock

The Details:

 

  • Stamp the floral image petals from the Floral Essence Stamp Set 2 times onto a piece of Petal Pink Vellum with Blackberry Bliss Ink (I heat set this with my heat tool to speed up the drying on the vellum)
  •  Stamp your leaf image 3 times with Old Olive Ink onto a piece of Old Olive vellum.  Punch them out with the Leaf Punch
  • Using the edge detailed die from the Magnolia Lane Dies Set, cut the bottom of the Blackberry Bliss and Perennial Essence panels
  • Adhere these two panels together with snail and attach them to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Die cut your sentiment piece in Whisper White Card Stock and Petal Pink card stock, using the Stitched Nested Dies
  • Stamp the sentiment from the Band Together Stamp Set with Blackberry Bliss Ink
  • Adhere the sentiment to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Adhere your flower to the left of the sentiment
  • Tuck in your leaves around the flower adhered with glue dots
  • Add a few Rhinestones from the Noble Peacock jewels (Melon Mambo) to the front of the card
  • For that final detail, add a Perennial Essence Floral Center to the middle of the flower

Card Inspiration:

Here is the card from my Thursday Blog Hop.  The cards are the same layout and the same stamp set, but they sure take on an Alternate Look buy switching up the flower and paper!

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! “Floral Essence” Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, I am having so much fun playing and inking up some brand new stamp sets.  This week was no exception as I inked up the Floral Essence Stamp Set for the first time.  I had a hard time deciding which flower to use, the stamped floral or the one with the punch.  Today the stamped floral won.  I did use the punch,  you will see that next Monday (just a tiny hint of what will be coming your way)  Today we had a sketch challenge and the Floral Essence worked perfectly.

The Sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Floral Essence:

The Recipe:

Card base: Flirty Flamingo 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Whisper White 4 x 4-1/2

DSP: Brights 6×6 paper pack 3-7/8 x 4-3/8

Sentiment: Whisper White card stock

The Details:

  • Stamp the floral image from the Floral Essence Stamp Set onto a piece of Whisper White card stock with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink
  • Color in the flower with your Flirty Flamingo Stampin Blends and then fussy cut the flower out with your paper snips
  • Stamp your leaf image 4 times with Granny Apple Green Ink onto a piece of Whisper White card stock.  Punch them out with the Leaf Punch
  • Using the edge detailed die from the Magnolia Lane Dies Set, cut the bottom of the Whisper White and Brights (checked pattern)Flirty Flamingo panels
  • Adhere these two panels together with snail and attach to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Die cut your sentiment piece in Whisper White Card Stock using the Stitched Nested Dies
  • Stamp the sentiment from the Inspiring Iris Stamp Set with Black Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Adhere the sentiment to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Adhere your flower to the left of the sentiment
  • Tuck in your leaves around the flower adhered with glue dots
  • Add a few pearls to the front of the card
  • For that final detail, add a Perennial Essence Floral Center to the middle of the flower

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Another “Free As A Bird” Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Free As A Bird:

The Recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Bird Ballad DSP 5-1/4 x 4

Mat: Pool Party 4-1/2 x 3-1/4

DSP panel: Bird Ballad DSP 4-5/8 x 3-3/8

Scallop: Pool Party

Art piece: Whisper White Layering Stitched Dies

Sentiment: 3/4 x 3 Punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The Details:

The birds:

  • Stamp your bird image from the “Free As A Bird” Stamp Set twice, once on a scrap piece of Whisper White Card Stock and once onto the Whisper White Stitched Layering Framelit art piece. (Stamp it slightly off the edge of the circle, so the tail gets get off a bit)
  • Stamp the leaf image at the feet of the little bird image
  • Color in the images with your Stampin  Blends as follows:
  • Leaves: Old Olive,  Both Birds: Pool Party, Bird Breast: Petal Pink, Stem: Soft Suede
  •  With your paper snips, cut out the wing portion of the bird that you colored in on the scrap piece of Whisper White card stock
  • Attach the cut out wing  to the other bird with Mini Stampin Dimensionals
  • Adhere your art piece to the Pool Party Scallop Circle

Putting The Card Together:

  • Adhere the DSP panel to the front of the card
  • Adhere your smaller panel of DSP to the Pool Party mat
  • Adhere this panel to the front of the card with Stampin Dimensionals
  • Adhere your art piece to the front left of the card with Stampin Dimensionals
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Itty Bitty Birthday Stamp set onto the whisper White banner piece and attach to the front of the card with glue dots
  • Add a Petal Pink Organdy Bow with glue dots
  • Adhere a  Petal Pink Frosted Flower and a few pearls to the front to the art piece and card front.

Card Inspiration:

Here is the card from my Thursday Blog Hop.  The card is the same, only the color and papers have changes.  These subtle changes make such an “Alternate Look”.

You can see the card here:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! “Another Free As A Bird” Card For The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today I we had a color challenge using Pool Party, Old Olive and Daffodil Delight. I decided to ink up my Free As A Bird stamp set again for the hop.  I made two different cards and had a hard time choosing which one I liked best for our hop. (You can see the other one on my  Alternate Monday blog coming soon).  Enjoy our hop today and please take a peek at the posts from our talented group of stampers.
Enjoy.

The Color Challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Free As A Bird:

The Recipe:

Card base: Daffodil Delight 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Bird Ballad DSP 5-1/4 x 4

Mat: Pool Party  4-5/8 x 3-3/8

DSP panel: Brights 6×6 paper pack in Daffodil Delight  4-1/2 x 3-1/4

Scallop: Pool Party

Art piece: Whisper White Layering Stitched Dies

Sentiment: 3/4 x 3 Punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The Details:

The birds:

  • Stamp your bird image from the “Free As A Bird” Stamp Set twice, once on a scrap piece of Whisper White Card Stock and once onto the Whisper White Stitched Layering Framelit art piece. (Stamp it slightly off the edge of the circle, so the tail gets get off a bit)
  • Stamp the leaf image at the feet of the little bird image
  • Color in the images with your Stampin  Blends as follows:
  • Leaves: Old Olive,  Both Birds: Pool Party, Bird Breast: Daffodil Delight, Stem: Soft Suede
  •  With your paper snips, cut out the wing portion of the bird that you colored in on the scrap piece of Whisper White card stock
  • Attach the cut out wing  to the other bird with Mini Stampin Dimensionals
  • Adhere your art piece to the Pool Party Scallop Circle

Putting The Card Together:

  • Adhere the Bird Ballad DSP panel to the front of the card
  • Adhere your smaller panel of  Brights DSP to the Pool Party mat
  • Adhere this panel to the front of the card with Stampin Dimensionals
  • Adhere your art piece to the front left of the card with Stampin Dimensionals
  • Stamp your sentiment onto the whisper White banner piece and attach to the front of the card with glue dots
  • Add a Whisper White Polka Dot Bow with glue dots
  • Adhere a few sequins and pearls to the front to the art piece and card front.

 Our Team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Free As A Bird

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Today for the “alternate look” I have chosen to use a different coloring medium.  On the original I used my Stampin Blends.  Today for my medium I chose to watercolor with Re-inkers and an Aqua Painter.  I love the different looks you get by changing it up just a bit.

Stampin’ Up! “Free As A Bird”:

The recipe:

Card base: Pool Party 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4

DSP: Bird Ballad 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Details:

  • Stamp your bird image from the Free As A Bird stamp set into a piece of watercolor paper with Versa Mark Ink.
  • Sprinkle the image with Black Emboss Powder and heat set with your Heat Tool.
  • Stamp three small flowers  into a piece of watercolor paper with Versa Mark ink, Black Emboss Powder and Heat Gun.
  • All coloring is done with your Aqua Painter and Re-inkers as follows:
  • Color your birds  in Daffodil Delight.
  • Color the wings and heads in Pool Party.
  • Color in the leaves  with Old Olive.
  • Color in the flowers, and the extra flowers with Calypso  Coral.
  • Color the stem with Soft Suede.
  • Fussy cut the extra flowers  with your paper snips.
  • Die cut the colored bird image with your Stitched Nested Labels Dies.

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere the DSP panel to the Whisper White mat.
  • Wrap a piece of Lace Trim around the card.
  • Adhere this panel to the card front with dimensionals.
  • Adhere your art piece that you stamped from the Free As A Bird Stamp Set to the front of the card with dimensionals.
  • Add your extra  flowers to the front of the art piece.
  • Adhere small pearls to the center of the flowers.
  • Adhere a small Bird Ballad Trinket to front of the art piece.
  • Add a Lace trim bow by your Bird Ballad Trinket with a glue dot and you are done.

Card Inspiration:

Here is the card from the Thursday Hop.  The layout is the same but the coloring of the birds and the little details have been changed to give it an “alternate look”

You can see the cards here:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Free As A Bird for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we have a sketch challenge for our hop.  I am using the new Free As A Bird stamp set and the coordinating designer series paper, Bird Ballad.  This is one of my favorite suites from the new catalog.  Enjoy our hop and I hope you try some of the card designs our group made today.

The Sketch:

Stampin’ Up! “Free As A Bird”:

The recipe:

Card base: Petal Pink 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Soft Suede 5-1/4 x 4

DSP: Bird Ballad 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Details:

  • Stamp your bird image from the Free As A Bird stamp set into a piece of Whisper White card stock with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink.
  • Stamp two large, one small flower and few leaf images  into a piece of Whisper White card stock.
  • Color your birds with your Stampin Blends using Light Calypso Coral for the body. Leave the tummy void of color and use the color lifter to soften the edges of the coloring.
  • Using your and dark and light Soft Suede Stampin Blends, color the wings and heads.
  • Color in the leaves and the extra stamped leaves with your Old Olive Stampin Blends.
  • Color in the flowers, and the extra flowers with your Daffodil Delight Stampin Blends.
  • Fussy Cut the extra flowers and leaves with your paper snips.
  • Die cut the colored bird image with your Stitched Nested Labels Dies.

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere the DSP panel to the Soft Suede mat.
  • Adhere this panel to the card front with dimensionals.
  • Adhere your art piece to the front of the card with dimensionals.
  • Add your extra leaves and flowers to the bottom left corner of the art piece.
  • Add on small flower to the top right of the art piece.
  • Adhere small pearls to the center of the flowers.
  • Color is a few small pearls using the dark Calypso Coral Stampin Blend and add them here and there to the front of the card.
  • Add a double White Bakers Twine bow to the flower cluster and you are done.

Another idea:

This is the original card that I did when creating for our blog hop.  When I make a card I just start playing and usually have extra pieces as I color and stamp.  This was the first card I did for the hop. I then made the one I showcased for the blog.  Which one do you like best?

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

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These are the products I used to make my card:

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