Monday, July 13, 2020

Way to Goat Birthday

There are a number of great, humorous sets in the new 
2020-21 Stampin' Up! catalog.  The cute animal sets are a
blast to color with Stampin' Blends.

This card features the Way to Goat set on page 105.
It is incredibly cute, and works for kids or adults.
I wanted to feature the two goats, with the sentiments
appearing as conversation bubbles for each.
The sentiments were cut out with the Stitched Shapes Dies.
Inside, I stamped the sentiment 
"Happy Birthday You Old Goat"

I added a slice of In Good Taste DSP (page 148), which
goes great with the goats.  It always looks like fencing
or a wooden structure for corralling those rascals.   

Friday, July 10, 2020

Stamp Off DSP Challenge

Hello blog hoppers.  Today, Susan, Buffy and I
are featuring our favorite DSP (Designer Series Paper).
I feel like DSP is the jewelry on a card, so this
is a great challenge.

For this card, specialty papers are the most
prominent products.   I used the dies from the
Birds and More Dies, cutting out Gold Foil and 
Old Olive.  The background layer is from the 
In Good Taste DSP pack on page 148.  I love
this paper so much because it works with almost any theme 
or set of stamped images.  I added a sentiment from the
Good Morning Magnolia Stamp set on page 182.
The sentiment was cut out with the Stitched Rectangles
Dies on page 183.

Thank you for hopping by my blog and please click
onward to check out the cards offered by 
my friends Buffy and Susan.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Birds and Branches Bundle

Birds and Branches (page 120), with the coordinating
Birds and More dies (page 174) is such a pretty bundle.
I will admit that I haven't been adding the little 
birdie feet, so don't bother to look for them.  I don't
like messing with little bits very much.

Adding the Pinewood Planks 3D layer complete the
rustic aspect of the images.  I feel like this Bundle makes
cardmaking a really easy process.

Monday, July 6, 2020

Hippo Happiness with Hippo and Friends Dies

I love the Hippo Happiness Bundle on page 49.  It consists
of the Hippo Happiness Photopolymer set and Hippo and
Friends Dies (page 176).  

It is such a whimsical set of images, with great, humorous sentiments.  This set of dies contains 10 different dies that 
enable you to create layers, like the two that I've used
 on this card.  That makes it a really good value, because
you can use these dies with many other sets and sentiments.

I combined Granny Apple Green with Flirty Flamingo
cardstock, adding a strip from the In Good Taste DSP
collection on page 148.   There is some Wink of Stella
slathered on the unicorn to make it sparkle a bit.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Sailing Home for the 4th

Some of my family lives in Duluth Minnesota, where
there are a number of lighthouses.  For the 4th, the fireworks
are shot over the harbor, and a large lighthouse museum. 
It is a spectacular display, and inspiration for this card.

I used the lighthouse from the Sailing Home set on page 31.
The lighthouse was run through the Subtle 3D Embossing 
Folder (page 185), to add texture,  and mounted on a 
layer cut out with the Ornate Layers Dies on page 177.
I didn't feel the need to add a sentiment, because the 
Ornate Layers Dies are pretty "busy" as is.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Nothing's Better with Love You More Dies

Here's another card using the Nothing's Better Than bundle on 
page 91.  It is comprised of the Nothing's Better Than stamp set
and Love You More Dies, on page 176.  This is such an easy
bundle to create with.  It's perfect for drinkers, whatever 
their "poison".