Tuesday, April 21, 2015

With spring on the horizon can summer gardens be far behind? We have used these hollyhocks from Impression Obsession in a number of cards. I like that the stamps and the die-set match. When you die cut from white paper, your colour range is any marker/marker blends that you choose. This garden gate will work well with any scenery elements behind it, including your die-cut trees, branches, other flowers.

The cloud-bank stamp in the background is from Magenta and can look like some intense storm-clouds depending on what colours you use with it. Unlike the other specific lined cloud stamps, I love the positive and negative space in this arrangement. Don't hesitate to overstamp this multiple times and try mixing some of your shades.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

These papers are from the KaiserCraft Rustic Harmony collection. You will love that each side of this double sided paper has the same vintage feel and lovely shabby-chic softness. The lovely little folded pocket card is just the right vehicle for thes lovely prints. The Magenta collection of leaves, blossoms, and naturals works very well with so many prints including this one.

The tag is cut with Elizabeth Craft Tags and More 6 die. Like the bigger tags from the same manufacturer, this die is just the top of the tag so you can make your tag any length you want.

There are just so many looks to this paper, because of the double-sided print. The butterfly attached to the tag is cut directly from the paper. I know you'll have fun with this!