Earlier in the week I posted about a technique called Paper Piecing which featured a video tutorial, this is one of the cards I sampled show casing the gorgeous Succulent garden Designer Series Paper from the Stampin’ Up! 2017 Occasions Catalogue.
For my first addition to this series of Oh, So Suite! I am featuring the A Little Foxy Suite. This cute little critter is a fun addition to lots of projects for anyone of any age. Found on page 56 & 57 of the current Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue imagine the possibilities of what you can create with… Continue reading Oh, So Suite! – A Little Foxy!
This gorgeous card features the Hexagon Punch from Stampin’ Up! and is also a great way to use up scrap card stock. I may have been late jumping onto the Ombre trend band wagon but I think you’ll agree it’s a style that will never grow old.
This is a fabulous stamp set and can be used many ways. This is one of my samples using Cherry On Top Designer Series paper Stack. It’s a very simple layout but this stamp is really the star of the show.
Another great Stamp Set released for 2016 Sale-A-Bration Party Pants.
It coordinates beautifully with the Cherry On Tops Designer Series stack.
I wanted the larger balloons to be the feature so I placed a piece of Vellum from the Botanical Gardens Designer Vellum Stack.
The Vellum pack is Free with the Sale-A-Bration Promotion.
Colour is such a motivator and can really set a occasion. A room paint blue feels cool and tranquil and as for a room painted in neutral tones can feel organic and rustic. It’s not a coincidence that Coca Cola packaging is in Red giving the feeling of fun, energy and is eye catching.
Selecting the colour of your card front is equally as important to set the mood. Traditionally Christmas cards are created with primary tones such as Red and Green. Metallic colours are often used for a sense of glamour where as White for it’s clean and crisp appearance.
You will find the card samples I have made using Stampin’ Up!s Vintage Leaves stamp set great examples of this. I stayed with a similar layout to make the comparison much more obvious.
Have you ever stared at a stamp set blankly waiting for an idea to jump into your head but there’s nothing, not a hint of an idea? We all have it at times, doubting our selves, doubting our creativity. What’s the answer?
Here are 5 ideas that have worked for me. Just one of these ideas may work for you or maybe a combinations of two or more.