Posts

Stamp Ink Paper #147 - Blooming Basket Happy Mother's Day

Image
Hi Everyone,

Welcome to this week's challenge at Stamp Ink Paper








Here's my card using the Blooming Basket bundle that was available through Sale-a-bration this year.






I decided I would use up some of the retiring colours of Stampin' Up! cardstock while making this card.  The base is Perfect Plum and the background layer which was embossed is Chocolate Chip.  I've also used Shimmer White card for the stamped images which I've coloured with Inks & Blender Pens.





The Happy Mother's Day greeting is from an old retired set however you could use anything you liked for a greeting on this card.  Flowers are very versatile for any occasion.





Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper.  We can't wait to see what you make for our Colour It challenge.  Have a great day.


Carolyn xx


Stamp Ink Paper #146 - Coffee Birthday Card

Image
Hi Everyone,

Welcome to this week's Stamp Ink Paper "Food & Drink" challenge.





Here's my card Featuring the Coffee Cups framelits, Happy Birthday thinlits and Foil Frenzy Specialty papers.  The cardstock used is Basic Black &Crumb Cake.






My card base is cut slightly shorter than normal so that my Cup topper sitting over the top edge will still fit into a standard envelope.





A little bit of Linen Thread completes the cup and I've kept this card quite CAS.  I hope you like this card. Please let me know as I love hearing from you.  For more inspiration for this "Food & Drink" challenge head over to Stamp Ink Paper to see what our other designers have created for you and please play along.  We look forward to seeing what you create.

Have a great day.

Carolyn xx

Stamp Ink Paper #145 - Dragonfly Ombre card

Image
Hi everyone,


Welcome to this week's "Ombre" challenge at Stamp Ink Paper.  We hope you will join in for this one.





I've chosen to go with a simple card design using one of my favourite dies, Detailed Dragonfly thinlits.  My cardstock is Flirty Flamingo, Basic Black, Shimmer White, Rich Razzleberry and Silver foil.






I've used sponges to ink the Shimmer card and create my ombre effect.  Below is a closeup of the dragonfly.









Thanks for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper.  I can't wait to see your creation.  Have a great day. 


Carolyn xx




Carolyn xx

Stamp Ink Paper #144 - Happy Birthday

Image
Hi Everyone,

Welcome to this weeks challenge at Stamp Ink Paper.  We have a Birthday theme and this should be popular.  Its always handy to have Birthday cards ready in advance.




Here's my card using the Cake Soiree bundle and the Sweet Soiree specialty dsp. 




The cardstock I've used is Sweet Sugarplum, Soft Sky and Whisper White.  Here's a closer look.




That patterned paper is so pretty.  I love it.  I've kept this one quite CAS as the patterned paper is quite busy enough.

Looking forward to seeing your creations for this week's Happy Birthday challenge at Stamp Ink Paper.  You could also have the opportunity to guest design for us just for playing along.  We can't wait to see what you make.

Have a great day.



Thanks Carolyn

Stamp Ink Paper #143 - Basket of Flowers for Mother's Day

Image
Hi everyone,

Welcome to this week's challenge at Stamp Ink Paper




Here's my card, very simply made featuring flowers from the Sweet Soiree embellishment kit.  I didn't have a basket so I improvised with our Coffee Cafe stamp set using the base of a stamped coffee cup.  These have been added to a Stitched Shape square which was placed on my background which was embossed with the Garden Trellis embossing folder.






The cardstock I've used is Soft Sky, Sweet Sugarplum and Whisper White.

I've used Early Espresso ink for both the Coffee cup base and the Mother's Day greeting.





Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper.  Looking forward to seeing your creation in our gallery.

Have a great day.

Carolyn

Stamp Ink Paper #142 - Flourish Thinlits meets Springtime Foils

Image
Hello everyone,

Welcome to this week's challenge at Stamp Ink Paper.  Its time for a colour challenge.





I've used Flourish thinlits along with Springtime Foils and the new Sequins embossing folder.  I've also used the Stitched Shapes framelits over a paper doily as a base for my Fussy cut flower which was coloured with Stampin Blends.




The cardstock used is Basic Gray, Pool Party, Whisper White and Lemon Lime Twist. 





I hope you've enjoyed viewing my card and you can see more from our talented design team in the gallery.  Looking forward to having your join us and seeing your creations with our colour combo this week.  Just by playing along you could become a guest designer on the team.


Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper.  Have a great day.


Carolyn xx

Happy Birthday Karree

Image
Hi Everyone,

My eldest daughter Karree turned 19 last week.   I had to make her a special card seeing she loved the Eyeshadow Palette card I made her sister.  She's also a makeup loving girl.

Here's what I came up with.







This Eyeshadow Palette card is based on the new Jeffrey Star Blood Sugar Palette which we have on order for her from the US.  I know she's very excited to receive it and she loved this card and took a snapchat video of it to show her friends.

I made it in a Wallet Style Tri fold card with  Real Red cardstock as the base, lined with Calypso Coral on the inside and Silver Foil for the Happy birthday diecut and internal mirror and a variety of other cardstock in different colours and textures including painting some with Wink of Stella to give a shimmer effect.  I also punched Stars out in the same colour to stick on each eyeshadow pan to mimic the real life palette.




Here's a closeup of the pans




This is the real life palette which I used for inspiration.


T…