Embossed Blendabilities

Yikes, it’s been another week since I posted last!  It has been a really busy few weeks getting projects planned and prepped for several upcoming events which is why it’s been a little quiet here – but I can now see the light at the end of the tunnel!  The good news is that with all of that planning/prepping I have lots of projects to share over the next few weeks, including lots of festive projects using items from the new Holiday Catalogue (OUT NOW – See it here!)

Todays project is one of the cards I taught at my Blendabilities class last week.

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On this project we used the Blendabilities to colour over white heat embossing on black cardstock – isn’t it effective!  It really makes the images POP against the dark card.  And those red Rhinestones?  Also coloured with the Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities!

Stamps: Flower Shop, Mosaic Madness, Flamingo Lingo
Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black, Whisper White, Coastal Cabana
Ink: Versamark, Memento Tuxedo Black, Whisper White, Blendabilities Collections: Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler, Coastal Cabana
Other: White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Crushed Curry Bakers Twine, Rhinestones, Regals Buttons


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Blended Bloom by Ainsley

At Convention this year I was lucky enough to have one of my customers attend as a guest – we had a wonderful time and I really enjoyed getting to know her better.  A few days after our return I received this lovely card in the mail from Ainsley.  The card is too pretty to keep all to myself so I thought I would share it with you all here!

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I love how Ainsley heat embossed the Blended Bloom stamp with Gold Embossing Powder before colouring with the Calypso Coral Blendabilities – it adds a lovely shine to the flower, especially the centre!

Stamps: Blended Bloom, Hello There
Cardstock: Pool Party, Whisper White, Gold Vellum
Ink: Versamark, Calypso Coral, Blendabilities – Calypso Coral
Other: Ribbon, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch

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I Like You

And just like that we are back at Friday again!  It feels like this year is just whipping past – it is my youngest daughters last year before she starts school and it’s disappearing too fast!

Today I am sharing another one of the wonderful Hostess sets that are available in the Annual Catalogue, this one is called I Like You. I love the gorgeous line art images in this set – they are just perfect for colouring, especially with Blendabilities!

I like You_Masked Close_Magpiecreates I Like You_Masked_magpiecreatesThe oval was achieved by cutting a mask from copy paper and then just sponging some Daffodil Delight colour on – simple but really effective!

Did you know that Blendabilities are not just for paper?  Because they are alcohol based you can use them on all sorts of surfaces, including pearls like the ones on this card.

Stamps: I Like You, Million & One
Cardstock: Whisper White
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Blendabilities collections: Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Colour Lifter
Other: Big Shot, Ovals Framelits Collection, Pearls



Be YOU tiful

A busy day in my office today getting a bunch of ribbon swaps and Stamp of the Month Club kits in the mail – thankfully it didn’t require any talking as I am still croaking away!  If I’m lucky I might even get the chance to play with some of the new Holiday Catalogue products this afternoon – they have all been sitting here for 2 weeks untouched, GASP!

Today’s project is a CASE of one of the projects in the Annual Catalogue.  In the catalogue it is actually a notebook, which I demonstrated at a recent party and decided to show how the same design could be used as a card:

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The background was achieved by sponging Whisper White ink through the stripes mask – I LOVE those masks!! They are so cheap but so versatile!  The flowers are all from the Flower Patch photopolymer stamp set and were cut using the coordinating Flower Flair Framelits (purchase them as a bundle here and get a great discount!)

Stamps: Flower Patch
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Island Indigo, Calypso Coral
Ink: Whisper White, Island Indigo, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Crisp Cantaloupe, Wild Wasabi, Old Olive, So Saffron, Daffodil Delight, Daffodil Delight Blendabilities Collection
Other: Big Shot, Flower Flair Framelits, Rhinestones, Stripes Mask, Linen Thread

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Hello There Art

Oops I missed posting yesterday!  I’ve been fighting a cold for the last week and woke this morning with no voice – my kids should enjoy that ;)

I have another card using the Hostess set Hello There today.  It is paired with the Work of Art stamp set for a fun bright card!

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I love all the different looks you can create with the Work of Art set and I have recently seen some AMAZING art created with it – check out my Pinterest boards to see some examples!

Stamps: Hello There, Work of Art
Cardstock: Basic Grey, Melon Mambo, Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink:Basic Grey, Melon Mambo, Old Olive, Real Red, Memento Tuxedo Black
Other: Smoky Slate Chevron Ribbon