#732 – Thanks

PE: Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge Favorite!

Happy Little Stampers - Watercolour Favourite Badge

Hello! I made a watercolored card with not line watercoloring after so long! And I still wonder why I can never get the tulips right! 😉

Thanks

The images are all from Winnie & Walter Addie’s Garden stamp set, which I stamped in a light gray and then watercolored using Prima watercolor pencils. For the background, I used Brusho colors. Once the watercolor panel dried, I die cut it using Neat & Tangled Scalloped die, and also die cut the sentiment ‘Thanks’. The thanks die cut was something I got as a freebie from Winnie & Walter on a purchase some time ago. After adhering the die cut sentiment by stacking black cardstock underneath, I also stamped the rest of the sentiment, from Winnie & Walter Sentimental: Birthday stamp, using black pigment ink. I also added some shimmer, using Spectrum Noir clear sparkle pen, on the sentiment die cut and some strokes on the rest of the images, which is completely invisible in the picture above!

With this card, I am joining a few Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday challenges, those being, Watercoloring with a Twist challenge with Heather H and Die Challenge with Lydia.

I am also joining the following challenges –

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge: Add a Die cut

SSS - Wednesday Challenge

Happy Little Stampers: February Watercolor challenge: Anything Goes

Happy Little Stampers: February Anything Goes with Dies challenge

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Thank you so much for stopping by!

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#731 – Love You Tag

Hello and welcome! So, after the last card, I felt that I had to try the technique again, and this time, no dimensions! I also thought to change it up to a tag, rather than make a card again –

Love You (Tag)

I used the same die cut for the letters – Winnie & Walter Typecase Cary Letters, and the flowers In Bloom: Eva’s Favorite Flowers, and a mix of MFT Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangles and WPlus9 Timeless Tags 2 to create the tag itself.

I am joining the following challenges –

Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday challenges – Repetitive Stamping challenge with Crystal, Anything but a Card challenge with Kate and Die Challenge with Lydia

Simon Says Stamp: Wednesday challenge: Add a Die cut

SSS - Wednesday Challenge

Simon Says Stamp: Work it Wednesday challenge: Love

SSS - Work It Wednesday

Thank you so much for stopping by! 🙂

#730 – Pink in Love

PE: Top 3 at A2ZScrapbooking Challenge!!

A2ZScrapbooking - Honorable Mention

Hello! I am back with another project for the Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash challenges.

I’ve been wanting to try this out for quite some time now, but didn’t really get the idea right in my mind. I wanted to achieve the look of some the stamps now-a-days which, so charmingly, combine words with flower images. I think I am half there – since I’ve used dies to achieve this look, and not stamps! 😉

Love You

Here’s how I made it – I first die cut the letters, then laid them back in place using temporary tape from behind. I then stamped the flowers, added all the dots. Then, I separated the die cut letters and colored portions of the die cuts using a black Zig brush pen.

Later, I die cut the panel and turned it to a shaker card using silver sequins, and mounted it on a pink card base.

Love You

The only thing I would change about this card, is to not make it a shaker, and keep the levels of the letters same as the rest of the card. Somehow the effect I wanted is not showcased well in this card 😦 But, since I did partially did get what I wanted, I am gonna say I am happy! 🙂

Products used on this card include (all Winnie & Walter products) –
Typecast Cary Letters
In Bloom: Victoria’s Very Merry Flowers
Essentials: Lana’s Cutaways

With this card I am joining the following challenges –

Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Celebration challenges – Shaker challenge with Lea, Die Challenge with Lydia, Four Challenge with Shay (4 die cut letters make up the shaker window)

Paru’s Card Making challenge: February Challenge: Love

Happy Little Stampers: February Anything Goes with Dies challenge

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A2Z Scrapbooking challenge: Its a Love Thing

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Thank you so much for stopping by! 🙂

#729 – Love with Non-traditional Colors

Hello! I managed to make a few more projects for the Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash challenges. Here’s the first of a couple more –

Love Everything About You

I stamped the flowers and leaves from In Bloom: Eva’s Favorite Flowers repeatedly. I then roughly cut out a mask for the two section of flowers, and stamped the graph using Hero Arts Graph stamp. I also added a few spots around the flowers and in the flower centers for some accents After die cutting it using Essentials: Lana’s Cutaways, I foam mounted it on a brown card base. The sentiments come from The Big, The Bold and Happy stamp set.

I am joining the following Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash challenges – Repetitive Stamping challenge with Crystal and Grid challenge with Keren.

Simon Says Stamp: Work it Wednesday challenge: Love

SSS - Work It Wednesday

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#728 – Seize the Birthday – Coffee or Tea

Hello and welcome to yet another new challenge at Seize the Birthday! This time we have the optional topping of ‘Coffee or Tea’, meaning you can join us with a birthday project carrying a coffee or tea theme, or, if it is not your thing, you are free to join us with any birthday project at all – your choice!

Seize The Birthday - The Toppings

Seize The Birthday - Anything Goes

I, of course, chose to go with the topping. And here’s what I created –

Warm Wishes

I first stamped the flowery wreath on a white card panel, then die cut the coffee cup. I then added a backing to the panel, stacked the coffee cup die cut with some more die cuts, then replaced it. I made sure to add lesser die cuts to the inner parts of the die cut, so they are all at different levels. Finally, I trimmed the panel to an almost square panel.

I then added BnW damask pattern paper on another piece of cardstock, and layered the two panels on a white card base. Finally, I added sentiment and the heart.

Here’s the list of products I used –

Winnie & Walter In Bloom: Victoria’s Very Merry Flowers
Paper Smooches Cozy Coffee
Paper Smooches Warm Wishes
Lawn Fawn Stitched Borders
pattern paper from Recollections Black and White paper pad

I am joining the following challenges with my card –

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge: Add a Die Cut

SSS - Wednesday Challenge

Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday challenges – Die Challenge with Lydia

Do stop over the Seize the Birthday blog for more inspiration from our amazing DT and our very talented Surprise Party Guest, Kristie Goulet, and join us with your own birthday project !

Thank you so much for stopping by! 🙂

#725 – Dichrome Card

PE: Winner at Sovushka Slavia Card Sketch!!

Sovushka Slavia - Challenge Winner

Hello! I’ve done a few monochromatic cards before, but not so many with just two colors. You know how it is with some colors – you think they won’t gel well together until you see proof that they do! Its the same with this particular combination of light pink and teal. Its just beautiful!

Birthday Wishes

I am actually CASEing this beautiful card from Heather Hoffman. Look at that pretty pattern paper on the balloon – love it!

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I used stamps from 4 stamp sets from Winnie & Walter on this card – In Bloom: Carolina’s Flowers, In Bloom: Lola’s Bouquet, In Bloom: Victoria’s Very Merry Flowers and Sketchy Thoughts and 2 die sets – Big Balloon Cutaways and Sketchy Thoughts (not counting the co ordinating die cut for the ‘Happy’). And of course, just two colors for stamping! 🙂

With this card, I am joining the following challenges –

Sovushka Slavia Card Sketch #79

Happy Little Stampers: February Anything Goes with Dies challenge

Happy Little Stampers - Anything Goes With Dies Favorite

Clean and Simple on Friday: Challenge #126: Dies

Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash Challenge

Comeback challenge with Taheerah

Four Challenge with Shay

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#724 – You Are My Precious

Hello! So, I finally got time to spend to make some cards(?) for the superb Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash challenges! Of course, I did couple it with a couple of other challenges.

You Are My Precious

Those little heart gems are from Winnie & Walter My Precious stamp set. While I could use one stamp as is, I had to modify the other a little bit. I heat embossed them in silver and used perfect pearls colors in red and pink to watercolor them, then fussy cut them.

You Are My Precious

I then used the one of the stencils from Kaiserkraft Love Quaters to blend Pumice Stone distress ink on a grey card panel, which I then die cut using Winnie & Walter Essentials: Lana’s Cutaways.

I am joining these challenges –

Color Throwdown challenge #479

CAS(E) This Sketch challenge #258

The following Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash challenges –

Four Challenge with Shay (I’ve used 4 hearts)

Watercoloring with a Twist challenge with Heather H

Inspiration Challenge with Gayathri

Thank you so much for stopping by! 🙂