1/14/2019

Flirty Well Wishes

Hey, all! Happy Monday. I'm dragging today but still trying to get things done! Too much snow and desk work over the weekend. And not enough stamping - was too tired! Maybe later today if I can cross a few more desk things off the list.

Here is a card I made and actually mailed last week! Goal for this year - make and mail! 


Fairly quick card! Card base is Flirty Flamingo, accent layer of Basic Gray and Shimmery White background. I inked my "D" clear block with Flirty Flamingo and stamped on the Shimmery White. Hint, lay the block down on the table and take the ink to it. You'll be able to see if you've got good coverage or not. Over that I stamped the group of dandelions from Dandelion Wishes in Basic Gray. Black would have worked on this card too, I just thought the Basic Gray would give a slightly softer feel. Saying added at the bottom left, and accent droplets. 3 sizes of the clear from the Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplet set from the Holiday catalog - still available. This is a good basic card that can be replicated with other colors, sayings and accents. I have a few more done that will share later!

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1/11/2019

2019 DONE!!

The calendar anyway!! :) Feeling accomplished here, and ready to tackle more projects! I actually mailed a card today too - WOW!!

So following are October, November and December. This was fun! Great set to use for so many different looks!

October. I loved the one I did last year using Merry Merlot, and October is the month we usually go to Napa when we go. So perfect combo!!


I took notes on what I used but they have vanished, so we'll give it a good shot without! Merry Merlot base, accent layer, center petal stamp, October, center dots and background dots. Crumb Cake back petal layer, ribbon, background dots and sponged edges.. Mossy Meadow stamped leaves, some full strength, some off once. Soft Suede center. Love!

November says Thanksgiving. And that to me says brown, red, yellow and orange. 


Real Red base and accent layers, stamped center petal and November. Daffodil Delight back petal and ribbon. Soft Suede center and leaves. Pumpkin Pie center and background dots.

December of course says Christmas. And the perfect time for an alternate use!


I've seen many great cards using Painted Harvest as a wreath. Perfect for December! I tested out several greens before settling on Shaded Spruce for the center petal, Pear Pizzazz for the back petal and Cherry Cobbler for the "berries". My most favorite part may be the ribbon! So did NOT expect it to come out as well as it did! I took the Silver Metallic-Edge ribbon (Whisper White satin with Silver edge) and colored it with my dark Shaded Spruce Blend. WOW!!

Thanks for stopping by again today! We're hunkered down for the weekend but hoping we don't get too much snow! Office work and hopefully stamping are on the agenda!! Back soon!! Product details and shopping links below!


1/07/2019

July, August, September!

Howdy all! Hope your week if off too a GREAT start! Quiet weekend with some things accomplished, and off to a running start today! This time of year brings lots of tax related home office work for me but I'm feeling good about where I'm at. Still finding some time to stamp too!

July, August and September detailed below! October actually is done too, but I'll save it to share with November and December soon!

July. What color does July say?? Red, White and Blue obviously, but I used that for June. So I went with Purple. Purple is always the right answer for me! I thought July usually starts with full bloom on flowers around the house. They may not survive the heat of the month, but we at least start with them in full bloom! My pots usually contain at least some purple petunias. Sometimes all purple, sometime mixed. Here is what I did.


I was very glad to see a darker purple return to our color families! Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather and Gray Granite. The base, center petal, July, and center dots are Gorgeous Grape. Back petal is Highland Heather. Center and background dots and ribbon are Gray Granite. Awesome, right?

August I went with "regular" sunflower colors. There are soooo many varieties of sunflowers out there! I generally plant a few different ones. Here is my basic version.

Crushed Curry base, center petal, August and some dots in background. Daffodil Delight back petal. Soft Suede center and some background dots. Crumb Cake leaves, center dots and background dots. Burlap ribbon for accent.

September, a more fall colored Sunflower.


I hope that you are all seeing how flexible this awesome set Painted Harvest is! Many color options whether you want it to look like a sunflower or something else!!

This one is Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry and Crumb Cake. The card base and accent layer, center petal, center dots and September are Cajun Craze. Back petal and background dots are Crushed Curry. Center and background dots Crumb Cake. The ribbon accent is Copper Trim. It looks darker in the scan than it is in real life!

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