Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons in the 2017/2018 Annual Catalog: DOstamperSTARS DSC#248

Life is a Beautiful Thing with Colorful Seasons!

This weeks' DOstamperSTARS Challenge inspired anticipation of Autumn colors!  When I think about the beauty of the seasons, my first 'go to' is Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons Stamp Set #143726 and Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies #143751!  The Color Theory Suite offers so many opportunities for beautiful creative projects. I want to show you two fast and easy techniques with beautiful results! These card designs were 'cased' on pinterest, I was unable to find the designer again to get her name.  I changed the technique of 'baby wipe' to watercolor. Both techniques are amazingly easy and beautiful!

Supplies needed for these TWO cards: Colorful Seasons Bundle #145348, Rose Wonder Photopolymer Stamps #140697, Cajun Craze Cardstock #126965, and Whisper White Cardstock #100730Cajun Craze Ink #126965, Pumpkin Pie Ink #126945, Crushed Curry #131173, and Tuxedo Black Memento Ink #132708Clear Block F #118483, clear block D #118485, and Aqua Painters #103954.

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Let's get started with the fun! 'Life is a Beautiful Thing' 1) Cut two Cajun Craze Cardstock #126965 4 x 5 1/2, two Whisper White Cardstock #100730 3 3/4 x 5 1/4.
2) Stamp Cajun Craze #126965, Pumpkin Pie #126945, and Crushed Curry #131173 on to Clear Block F #118483.  Use block as a pallet to create leaves.  Place leaf stamp from Colorful Seasons Stamp Set #143726 on pallet.  Tip: for lighter colored leaves stamp first on Crushed Curry Pad #131173 then place on pallet for the mixing of colors.
3) Stamp sentiment with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink #132708.
4) Stamp black splash with Swirly Bird Stamp Set #141749. Splash can also be created by taping Aqua Painter #103954 with black ink.

5) Repeat technique for inside of card.

6) 'Step it up' front of card by die cutting leaves with Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies #143751.  Add to corresponding images with Stampin' Dimensionals #104430.

Let's start the sympathy card 1) cut two Cajun Craze Cardstock #126965 4 x 5 1/2, one Whisper White Cardstock #100730 3 3/4 x 5 1/4, and one 5 1/2 x 2.
2) Create background on Whisper White strip by smudging pallet ink remaining from 'Life is a Beautiful Thing' card.
3) Stamp over background with leaf outline in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink #132708.
4) 'Step it up' by die cutting leaves with Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies #143751.
5) Stamp sentiment with Rose Wonder Stamp Set #140697. Die cut sentiment tag with Rose Garden Thinlits #140619.
6) Stamp black splash with Swirly Bird Stamp Set #141749. Splash can also be created by taping Aqua Painter #103954 with black ink.

6) Repeat watercolor technique used for 'Life is a Beautiful Thing' for inside of card.  Stamp sentiment with Rose Wonder Stamp Set #140697.

Enjoy the beauty and versatility with Colorful Seasons Bundle #145348

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