Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Stampin' Up! Bloom & Grow CASE-ing Tuesday #204

Hello, Stampers!

I just love the sketch this week for the CASE-ing Tuesday Sketch challenge.

Want to play along?  We have a dedicated Facebook group for everyone to play you can find at this link.  

My card this week is super simple. I had so much fun playing with Bloom & Grow Stamp set and the petals washi Tape!

I used a 1 3/8" scalloped circle punch to build my washi flower on, then I added Stampin' Dimensionals to the back.

I set that aside for a moment and stamped the sentiment and main image onto layer 3.

Here is the video that shows the new Petals Washi Tape:


I used the Mossy Meadow Blends and the color lifter to color the leaves. I added Wink of Stella to the flowers to add some shine!

Here is the sketch that I went by, and the original catalog card we copied from page 46 of the annual catalog.  Isn't it gorgeous?



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Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Love,
Selene



Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Stampin Up, Daisy Lane, Pretty Peacock Foil, Facebook Live Replay video, Case-ing Tuesday #203

 Good Morning Friends!

I have some pretty cards to share with you today!  Yesterday, I did a video to introduce the Daisy Lane Medium punch to everyone.  I had so much fun breaking it out of the box!  If you want to see more samples as the week goes on, I'll be posting them in my private facebook group online, Creating with Selene.

So Let's jump in!

First here's a link to the video so you can see the treatment for the daisy punch.  These are both using the "hug" method to put them together.  I also showed using the stylus ball to make the flowers look more like nature petals!


 Here's the card I created that matches the bundle for Case-ing Tuesday bloggers group!  The sketch was a little outside my comfort zone but I love the 1/8" strips now that it's all done! A challenging one!






This card I posted today, without the strips, and it's easy on the eyes!  I used the new 3D script embossing folder, and I did fussy cut those ferns.  So worth the time put in!

I used a "light" old olive blend to color the 3/8" silver edged ribbon!  It makes me so happy that I can color those to match!  





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Thanks again for popping by!

Love,
Selene


Friday, June 7, 2019

Stampin Up! Above the Clouds - One Sheet Wonder and Pretty Peacock

Good Morning Friends!

I made a whole bunch of cards using the Above The Clouds Stamp Set from Stampin' Up! on this week's live video.  If you want to catch the replay, here's the link.

After I was done with the video I had a TON of leftover pieces.  So I took the Pretty Peacock leftovers and made 8 more projects.  Based on the video, if I did this with all the cutoff pieces, I would have ended up with 60 cards!

However, I'm getting ready for my catalog launch party next Saturday, June 15th, so I just did it for one of the colors for now.  Want more info on the Catalog Launch?  It's in person or can be to go anywhere in the United States. You'll need your own stamps and ink, but I do the rest!  Here's a link for that event with tons of details.

So here is the original set of cards, with the designer paper cut to 5 x 3 3/4"



I had a bunch of scraps left over. To use them up, I created a one sheet wonder for just one of the colors. If I did this with all the scraps, I would have ended up with 60 cards!
Here is my 6x6 one sheet wonder, in Pretty Peacock. I love this new color!
Measurements for the Designer Paper:
Card1: 5 x 3 3/4"
Card2: 4 3/4" x 2 1/4"
Card3: 1" strip





Thank you so much for visiting today!

Love,
Selene


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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Stampin' Up! Above the clouds, CASE-ing Tuesday Bloggers Challenge and a brand New Catalog - 20 cards LIVE, video replay

Hello Friends,

It is finally here!

The first day of the BRAND NEW CATALOG!  Woot Woot!

If you need a catalog and have ordered from me in the past year, just pop me an email and I'll put one in the mail to you!

I am SO very excited about this year's offerings including the new in color selections.  Please note there was an issue with the Purple Posy Inkpad (that I show on the video), but in Stampin' Up fashion.  The item has been turned off until the product is perfect!  I am SO grateful they won't send you something that isn't right, you know what I mean?

Here's a peek at the colors on an electronic file so you get the best look possible!

Here are the hex codes if you need them, so you can match any electronic files you have to the correct shade of cardstock.

So, I'm super excited that I kicked the catalog off this morning with a sketch challenge from CASE-ing Tuesday #202, and I made 20 cards with the sketch, and half a pack of the brand new in color designer paper.


I added some of the in color ribbon and made it in every shade, with every patterned offered in the package so you could see!  I also did some ink "paper edging" and showed why it's important to sometimes "stamp off."

Here is the sketch that we were working with:


Here is the replay of that LIVE video from this morning.




I changed up the measurements for my card a little bit.  Here is what I did:

Base Layer: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Layer 2: 5 x 3 3/4"
Layer 3: 3 3/4" x 2 3/4

Some of the cards had squares for sentiments, they were 1 3/8"

I hope you enjoy the video!

In addition, if you need any supplies, here is the shopping list for these products. My current host code is: VG26G3P4



Saturday, May 11, 2019

Everything is Rosy cards 21-23

Hello Friends,
Here is the next batch of cards 21-23 using the Everything is Rosy bundle. The bundle comes with a whole bunch of pre-printed, die-cut embellishments and I still have a bunch left over. 
For the first two cards, I attached a bunch of the embellishments to a 5 x 3 3/4" piece of whisper white cardstock, then I ran the piece through the big shot with the rectangle framelit dies - so I got two cards out of the one sheet ad stitching on both the inside and the outside of that rectangle frame to add to both cards. 
The last card, I stamped and fussy cut the flower. (which I find relaxing) It does come with dies. 
So fun!







Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Below is the shopping list for the projects if you need it.

Love,
Selene


Friday, May 10, 2019

Everything is Rosy Cards 17-20

Hello Friends!

I'm a little later than normal today. I am working to pull EVERYTHING out of my craft room so we can lay a new floor this weekend!  

I ordered some new storage from Ikea and it's scheduled to be delivered on Monday, so we need to lay the floor to get ready for it!  :)  

This one is the designer paper that I call the lipstick swatch paper. It's so bright and pretty and makes some super pretty cards in a snap!  
I will try to post some photos of the renovation on my creative Facebook page later throughout the weekend!  Not a member?? Click here to request access. 

So, let's take a closer look at these projects!  These are so super easy, I'm going to skip the measurements today.  However, I cut the layers at the same time at the very beginning.  So if you check out the original video back this week, you'll see all the details for that.

For this one, I stamped off with a large flower on layer 3, then stamped the center full strength melon mambo on melon mambo paper.  So fun!  And these Glass, Rose Gold embellishments are amazing!! check out the square photo above, it's so hard to get a good photo of it that actually shows how pretty it is!


 Here's another look at card 17.  Happy Dance...

Card 18, same thing, thinner banner.  I used a blender pen and some melon mambo ink to color the precut embellishment.  Just color, pop it out of the sheet and add some Stampin' Dimensionals for hight.  Awesomeness!




Card 19, I used the two squares of the patterned paper and turned one so they are facing each other for visual interest.  What do you think?  Something different again...





For card 20, the designer paper is 2 3/4" x 3 3/4" and sliced at 1 1/2".  Then I just flipped the top over, so it came out of the same piece of designer paper.  Quick and pretty!  



Ready to shop?  Here's what I used. 




Thank you for stopping by today!

Love,
Selene
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Stampin' Up! Everything is Rosy, Cards 15 and 16

 Good Morning Friends!

Today, This is cards (15 and 16 of 29) for the Everything is Rosy Bundle that I made
I photographed these a few different ways because it's hard to get the vibrant reflection in the shot. 
I have always loved a simple strip on the diagonal to add interest to a card, but I love even more the way this first project came together.  
I used a blender pen and melon mambo ink pad to add some color to the die cut image.  These die cuts came pre-embossed with the rose gold elements!  They are super fun and easy to work with!

Card 15:
The 1/2" strips of white extend to the edge of the card base from behind. Such a different look!

Base Layer: Thick Whisper White 8 1/2" x 5 1/2, scored and folded in half
Layer 2: (x2) Whisper White 1/2" strips of paper
Layer 3: Night of Navy 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
Layer 4: Whisper White 5" x 3 3/4"
Layer 5: (x2) Melon Mambo Pattern DSP, of the Everything is Rosy DSP, 1/2" strips
Layer 6: Die Cut Embellishment from the suite, watercolored and popped up on Stampin' Dimensionals.

 Here's another look at the same card with a Navy background.  :)

Card 16 has a super simple layout. I love the single die cut that could get lost on the first glance but makes your eye come in for another peek!  :)

The measurements for this are super simple.  The designer paper is cut to 4" x 2 1/2", with the melon mambo mat, just an 1/8" bigger on two sides.  The congratulations is stamped on another one of the die cuts that came in the bundle and popped up with Stampin' Dimensionals.  Fabulous!!  


Thanks for stopping by today!  If I've inspired you to get your kit, I have easy ordering options/ my shopping list for all 29 projects below!  Thanks so much!

Love,
Selene