Friday, 14 August 2020

Global Design Project Challenge #253

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I have joined in the GDP challenge #GDP253 this week which is a colour challenge!

This is what I came up with! Not colours I would normally put together, but they work!


I love how this turned out. I wasn't sure I could pull this challenge off when I started. LOL


I don't know if you can see in this picture, but after stamping the tree, leaves and bird house, I ran the cardstock through the subtle embossing folder. Now everything thing has some texture to it.


I hope you can see or maybe you can see the shine at least, but I have heat embossed the sentiment with clear embossing powder after stamping with Calypso Coral ink.


Here is the dimension to the sentiment.


Card Measurements: Imperial
Base card - Calypso Coral = 4" x 11" (score @ 5 1/2")
Layer 1 - Whisper White = 3 3/4" x 5 1/4"


Card Measurements: Metric

Base card - Whisper White = 10.5cm x 29cm (score @ 14.5cm)
Layer 1 - Whisper White = 10.2cm x 14.2cm


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Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Always Thinking Of You

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I have cased the Annual Catalogue again with this card. Sometimes, when I cannot get a card together, I look at the catalogue for inspiration and sometimes I case a card from there.


Did you notice that the card base is not white!? Yep, I have used Very Vanilla with this card with Mango Melody ink and Cajun Craze ink (not a colour I used very often). I nearly forgot to tell you the stamp set but you might already know that it is Very Versailles.
 

I coloured the rhinestones with Mango Melody Blends (dark). Did you know you can colour gems, pearls or rhinestones? You can even colour ribbon! Yep! The Stampin' Blends® are alcohol based so they dry pretty quickly.


The only dimension to this card. The leaves image is adhered directly onto the base card.


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Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Prized Peony

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I hope you are all well and staying safe. Australia hasn't been hit as hard as other countries with COVID-19 but I am sending out my love to all those in Victoria who are currently in stage 4 lock down. Stay safe my friends.


So, today is blog hop day with fellow demonstrators around the world. You may be starting here or have come from another blog - either way you can find the link list at the bottom of this post so that you can see every blog post and idea today.

I am excited about today's project as I designed the box. I have been busy behind the scenes designing different boxes and have more ideas to follow up on. I am just putting the finishing touches to the PDF for each box.

My projects today are using the Peony Gardens DSP along with the small flower from the Prized Peony Bundle. I am a little partial to the colour grey but I am pretty sure that the box and the card are two different greys!! LOL...I started with the box first and that is Granite Gray and it wasn't until I was photographing these two that I realised my mistake - I must have grabbed Smoky Slate cardstock for the card - oops! That's okay. You can see that the pattern paper goes with either grey!

I kept the card in the same style as the box incorporating the same dies, ribbon, flower and pattern paper. Everything matches and I like to have things matchy, matchy! LOL. Looking at the picture, I now think that the flower is a bit too high - I may have to move it down.

I almost forgot to show you - it is a little hard to see here but I have coloured the flower with my wink of stella so it is all sparkly. The only thing that is coloured are the leaves. As with the box, I used the Sublte embossing folder on the grey die cut layer and sponged around the edge with basic grey ink and a dauber.

You can see the dimension here. I used wide strips of foam adhesive sheets under the whisper white layer and used regular dimensionals under the grey layer with the sentiment.

Now for my box! I designed it to fit Clear Block H but have discovered it also will fit the Small Bloom Punch size of punch (it is a snug fit though) but you can put anything inside the box - chocolates, lollies (candy) etc. One end of the box is glued shut while the other is held closed by the ribbon.

I used the smallest Hippo & Friends dies to cut out this tag (the card has the larger one), although it is not really a tag (just looks like it on this project), then I placed it in the Subtle embossing folder and ran it through my die cutting machine. Sadly, I don't have the new Stampin' Cut & Emboss machine - yet! LOL 

Thank you so much for coming by today! There is an amazing line up of Stampin' Up!® demonstrators from around the world, and I know you are going to love all the amazing projects that you are going to see today. Don't miss one blog link. Remember you are currently on my page - Kylie Swain, see who is below me to know where to go next.


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