And Another One Gone..

… Another one bites the dust!

No, not the “Falling Flowers” Bundle (although it won’t be available as a Bundle in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue), but the gorgeous “Irresistibly Floral Special” DSP.  Although I haven’t used it much, each time I have, I ask myself “Why not?”

For my card today I actually cased it from one I saw on Pinterest sometime ago & thought it such a gorgeous card showcasing both the DSP & the coordinating Bundle.  I have changed it a little, as you tend to do.  Thank you so much for your inspiration.

The sentiment I used is from the “Dragonfly Dreams” Stamp Set which is still available from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue.

In fact, we created this card in our class “Cards @ Toogoom” last Friday morning.  If you are around the area, why not pop in for a fun morning.  Everything is supplied for you.

By clicking on the link above the photo, you are able to download a Free Tutorial to create your own.

Don’t forget to check out all the great products on the 2017 Retiring List by hopping onMay over to my Shop.  Stampin’ Up! have been updating items on the list.  Items are selling fast!  When placing an order Online, don’t forget to use May’s Host Code.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

218. Enjoy Your Special Day – Falling Flowers Bundle

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I sat down yesterday & created a heap of birthday cards – April is a busy Birthday month for me & I wanted to be ready for posting today.

My card today is one I created for the challenge over at Freshly Made Sketches which once 20170325_090445_resizedblogagain I am just getting there before it closes.  It will be posted out to a friend this arvo.

I love the “Falling Flowers” Stamp Set along with the coordinating “May Flowers” Framelits so not only did I challenge myself to create with them yesterday but I’m happy to say that I created 3 cards with the Bundle & with what supplies I had sitting on my desk at the time but I will show you them over the next week or so.

A challenge is always a great starting point for inspiration especially if you are stuck for ideas.  Be sure to pop on over to FMS & play along or just to see the lovely creations.  Thanks again for a great challenge.

Click on the link above the photo for a Free Tutorial.

Until next time, Happy Stampn’

Vicky

204. Happy Birthday – Falling Flowers

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G’day Friends,

It has seemed like forever since my last post, so fingers crossed, I will be posting again  as from this week.

I thought I would share with you a card I did for my friend & downline some time ago.20160911_103016_resizedblog  Naomi held her very first Workshop way back in early October & it was a huge success.  Good on you Naomi.  Bring on 2017!

Sorry there is no tutorial for you to print today as the card was rushed off in the mail the day I created it.  I am going to try & remember what I did from the photo, so please be kind to me.

I used the “Ghosting” Technique on the panel of my card which is Technique Treat #6.

I randomy stamped the large image from the “Falling Flowers” Stamp Set onto a piece of Whisper White Card in VersaMark Ink allowing it to dry a little. With a Stamping Sponge, I sponged a piece of Whisper White Card with Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight & Pumpkin Pie Inks before adhering to a panel of Basic Black Card.  The piece was layered onto a piece of Whisper White before layering onto the Base Card – Basic Black.

I stamped the Flower Images & the Leaf Images onto scraps of Whisper White in Memento Tuxedo Ink, coloured them with my Blender Pen using Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight & Old Olive Inks.  The were then die cut with the coordinating “May Flowers” Framelits by running through the Big Shot before adhering to the Card Front with Stampin’ Dimensionals & Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

From memory I may have even gone over the flowers with the Clear Wink of Stella to give it a lift.

It is a very simple card but I think with the sponged panel it gives it a “WOW” factor.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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