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Just a ( Yellow) Rose Card

Jill here, back again to share a card I made using Kennedy Grace Creation's stamp, Just a Rose.
My idea was to create an elegant card with bold accenting. 

I chose to use Stampin' Up!'s black and white striped DS paper as my backdrop for the card's main design layer.  I first stamped the rose image on NSW 80# cardstock, then carefully masked over it so that I could white heat emboss the leaf  images from Altenew's Floral Shadow stamp.  I then blended some Antique Linen and Old Paper Distress Inks onto the cardstock to bring out those leafy images. I then unmasked my rose and proceeded to color it in Copic markers, light yellows and oranges (my favorite color rose). I used a slightly darker/browner orange for the stamens, then swiped some Wink of Stella across them for a little shimmer. I colored the leaves then decided I wanted to frame the flower panel, so I die cut a frame using 2 Stitched Rectangles from Simon Says Stamp from some NSW 110# cardstock.  I foam moun…
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Jill here on the Blog for Kennedy Grace Creations.
I am so excited  to be joining the Design Team here.  For my first card using stamps from Kennedy Grace Creations,I wanted to create a window card with the sentiment on the inside panel. For that window, I used a MFT's die (I actually die cut it at the end of  making the card).  So first things first. I stamped and masked the rose images (three in all), then used an Altenew stencil with their shimmer ink spray for the background.  It is very shimmery, which you can't really see here. Once dry, I removed the masks and began my Copic coloring.  I wanted the yellow roses to be very light, so I left some white edges along some of the petals. However, they didn't end up as light as I had wished.  The pink is a nice dusty rose color which I think complements the yellow quite well.  Once the leaves were done, I went to work on the window portion of the card.  I die cut the window, then mounted the panel onto some fun foam for dim…

Floral Hugs

Hello, everyone! Rachel back today with a clean and simple card.

I used my MISTI to stamp my white card base with my Splendid Roses stamp. I kept my stamp where it was in the MISTI to stamp on a piece of watercolor paper that was cut to the same size as my card, but used Versamark this time. I heat embossed the watercolor paper with white embossing powder. This created two pieces with the image in the exact same spot.

I used an ink blending tool and Carved Pumpkin and Squeezed Lemonade distress inks to blend into my watercolor paper over my image. It created an ombre effect over my flowers. I centered my Hugs die where I wanted to cut on my watercolor paper and ran it through my Big Shot. I used my MISTI to stack my watercolor paper (the negative piece) over my card base. Since my images were in exactly the same spot, this would line up my die cut hugs exactly where I wanted them. I used the negative piece as a guide to adhere my die cut with some foam tape. When everything was adher…

I'm back!


Erica back on the blog today after a few weeks hiatus due to a house move. Nothing as dramatic as a hurricane thank goodness for me, but still very disruptive. I hope everyone affected by hurricanes, storms and floods are getting things sorted with cleanups, insurance claims and rebuilding.

I've not had much luck getting my craft room sorted after the move but I managed to make a card and write this blog post, which feels like a major win. It's only been 2 weeks since we moved in after all.

Right, well, seeing as I still have stuff all over the place I should try keeping this short and sweet so I can keep organising the house.

I started out with stamping the Splendid Roses on Copic friendly card stock and coloured that with bright pinks and fuchsia markers. I must admit this is not my finest colouring job but it sure is bright!

Once I was done colouring it, I fussy cut the image out and set it aside.

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Get Well Card despite Hurricanes!!

Beverly here for my day!
Well, this Hurricane Irma has me all mixed up down here in Orlando, FL!! I don't know what day it is! LOL!! Have had it good with electricity, wifi, and less damage than other hurricanes!! Am feeling so blessed!  And so here is my card using the wonderful Kennedy Grace Creations Grace's Little Note stamp set colored with my Copic markers. Made it simple. Also stamped the sentiment onto green cardstock to lay over the flowers. Trimmed and adhered. Other supplies: Crate Paper Close Knit 6x6 pad which has a vintage feel; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Colorbox Roan Brown with dabber for distressing edges of papers; Fiskars 12 inch straight cutter and scissors; Bazzill yellow to match; Strathmore premade card base; Scotch 3L tape runner. Hope you enjoy your day and I will get back to my yard work! The bigger the trees and yard, the more to pick up!!  All family members in Florida are fairing well and no houses demolished. Feeling very blessed!

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Mini Pocket Letter - Flamingos

Hello there!  It's Cindy from In Love with Paper back on the blog today.  I've made another pocket letter.  I've used some beautiful Kennedy Grace Creations Pink Champagne sequins to make a shaker in the middle pocket.

The theme for this mini pocket letter is flamingos.  I had fun putting this together.  If you'll like more details on this pocket letter please visit my blog.

                                    Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a beautiful day.