Celebrate You

Heya Stampers,

This is my last card I am sharing with you using the lovely Floral Boutique DSP which I20170520_101947blog-inside am happy to say have only 2 small strips left.  Yep, managed to use it all up!  Never has this happened to me before.

In fact, using my DSP this way lets me create 2 cards although the DSP ends up opposite way around – check it out in the photo.

I actually created them with my May RAK Cards (Random Act of Kindness) & have since gone off in the mail overseas.  I hope the receivers like them as much as I did creating them.

I used the Wild About Flowers Stamp Set once again & teamed the DSP up with Old Olive & Daffodil Delight.  I think the cards turned out lovely, bright & sunny.

To grab your Free Tutorial on how I created the cards, click on the link above the photo.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

226. Wild About Flowers

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Random Act of Kindness May Card

 

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Who doesn’t love receiving happy mail?  I know I do!  It is such a change to the bills we all hate receiving.  I now hop out to collect the mail in anticipation of whether or not I will receive a RAK card.  Mind you, I am just more than happy sending them off knowing that I may be putting a smile on someone’s face for the day than receiving.
You opt in each month as to whether or not you would like to be part of the group & then you randomly select a few people from the group who are participating for the month to send off a RAK card to.  It is amazing to see how it brightens someone’s day!
I’ve made it a goal to send out no less than 2 per week.  Not only does it give me great enjoyment creating the card but knowing that it may put a smile on someone’s face at the end of a long day.
My card today was created for one of my May RAK’s.  No, they don’t have to be all different.  I don’t have a tutorial for you today as I posted them off before I did one.
I layered a piece of “Blooms & Bliss” DSP (retiring) to a piece of Whisper White Card & then to the Base Card – Island Indigo.20170514_072551
I stamped the stem image from the “Wild About Flowers” Stamp Set onto a piece of Whisper White Card in Mint Macaron Ink (retiring & will be very sad to see this colour go) & then stamped the flowers in Island Indigo Ink before die cutting with the oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.
A piece of Mint Macaron Card was die cut using the scallop oval from the same set, adhered to the stamped oval & adhered to the Card Front with Stampin’ DImensionals.
The sentiment is from “Teeny Tiny Sentiments” Stamp Set, stamped onto scrap Whisper White Card in Island Indigo Ink, punched with the Classic Label Punch & adhered to the Card Front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
To complete my card, I tied a small bow using Whisper White Baker’s Twine (retired), attached it to the stem with a Mini Glue Dot & scattered Rhinestones to the centre of the flowers, randomly around the Card Front & to the greeting.
I was really happy with this card so fingers crossed the receiver is too.
Would you like to receive one of my cards?  All you have to do is click on the link below & ask to join.  No, you don’t have to be a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.
Join RAK here
Until next time, Happy Stampin’
Vicky
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Sending Many Thanks

A lovely friend of my come to my rescue a couple of weeks ago when I had SSSC296double booked myself, in that she set up wedding stationery at a reception for me.  Can’t say how grateful I am Bron & again many thanks.

I had started & finished about 3 cards but wasn’t really happy with them, so I decided to play along with the challenge over at Sweet Sunday sketch Challenge.  It has been such a long time since I’ve played along with a challenge.

It took me a little to get started as I wanted to create a card using Wild About Flowers which was sitting on my desk from another creation.  It is such a cute little set & could easily be used for many occasions.

I originally stamped the flowers in Pink Pirouette but ended up stamping over the top in Melon Mambo & they just popped!  I then went from Early Espresso to Melon Mambo for the sentiment.

After a little bit of sponging, playing with different product, I finally came up with something that I was completely happy with.  I’m so glad I added the Tea Lace Paper Doily & the Lace as it sort of gives it a softer look.

Why not click on the link above & play along.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

 94. Sending Many Thanks – Wild About Flowers

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