Sunday, April 3, 2016

'In the Meadow' Just in time for Spring!

Am I in Time for Spring?!

With Stampin' Up! In the Meadow and Honeycomb Happiness Stamp Sets!

This adorable 'Oh Hello' chick is inspirational for any springtime, new baby card or a scrapbook page!  In the Meadow Stamp Set in the Occasions Catalog is so versatile and adds spring flowers and a grassy setting!  The Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set is my 'go to' for the festive background of 'sprayed paint' and other backgrounds and edgings!

In this demonstration I will give you a surprise tip, trust me you would not expect!

So, let's get started with the fun!

Start with cutting watercolor paper 4 1/2 x 5 /3/4, whisper white cardstock 4 3/4 x 3 and 1/2 x 4, watermelon wonder 4 3/4 x 6, 2 mint macaron cardstock 5 x 6 1/4. Cherry on Top Designer Paper 2 Bermuda Bay strips 1 x 4 1/2, 1 crushed curry strip 3/4 x 4 1/4, and pool party 5 1/2 x 4 3/4. 

Cut strips to create sentiment tag.  First cut down center to create bottom triangle then cut upper triangle to complete the tails of the tag.

Stamp the Oh, Hello sentiment on tag.

Now for the SURPRISE tip!  The Balloon Bouquet punch in the Occasions Catalog creates the egg shapes by cutting off the end of the balloon!
Punch shapes out of whisper white cardstock and cut one egg using Paper Snips to create the broken egg.

Stamp chick in Crushed Curry on to watercolor paper. Color eyes, beek, and feet with Stampin Write Markers.

Watercolor chick with Crushed Curry and the Aqua Painter.

Stampin Write Markers and Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set for the 'sprayed paint' background.

In the Meadow Stamp Set and Stampin Write Markers, stamp flowers and grasses.

Add sentiment tag below grass line.

Add sponged Garden Green Ink to whisper white paper.  Place behind sentiment tag.

Add sentiment to tag.  Adhere cracked egg with dimensionals.

To create the inside of the card take the whisper white cardstock 4 3/4 x 3 and rip diagonally.

Stamp clouds using stamp off technique (stamp on scratch paper first then onto cardstock for a lighter image) with Balloon Celebration Stamp Set in the Occasions Catalog and Mint Macaron Ink on whisper white cardstock and cut around stamping with snips to create clouds.

Stamp flowers on ripped cardstock by coloring on stamp with Stampin Write Markers.  Sponge bottom edge with Garden Green.  Sponge eggs with Rose Red and Night of Navy.  Sponge edges of clouds with Night of Navy and stamp 'Happy Day' on large cloud. Mat with Mint Macaron and Cherry on Top Designer Paper.

Enjoy, and have a Happy Day!

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  1. Love this card but need to know what you used for the egg shape my balloon in the Party Punch pack is too small. Thanks for your help.

    1. Thank you, I very much appreciate your comment. I have made the correction in my blog to the Balloon Bouquet Punch in the Occasions Catalog. I am very sorry for any confusion. I hope this helps.