Timeless Charm … a sneak peek of new product coming in July for the Stamping Sunday blog hop for June 2023.
Stamping Sunday is a group of demonstrators from around the world who get together on the third Sunday of every month to share creativity. I am so thrilled to be included in this very talented group of stampers, so much inspiration! I want to thank them all for including me.
Our theme for this month of June is “Paper Players”. We are exploring Designer Series Paper in any way we like, maybe a fun fold, maybe a technique using Designer Series Paper, maybe a creative way to combine papers.
It’s a very appropriate month to be using Designer Series Paper as Stampin’ Up!® are have a 15% discount offer on selected patterned papers. See the end of this post for details. I am showcasing two of the papers on sale … Masterfully Made 12″ x 12″ paper and Zoo Crew 12″ x 12″ paper.
Masterfully Made Designer Series Paper …
This card looks like there is a lot of work in it, but it is quite simple really. The Designer Series Paper does all the work and the Masterfully Made Designer Series Paper certainly does a great job. Many of the designs feature this torn paper design which is so realistic. I could have used a different design in the same pack of paper for the contrast piece, but I wanted to use a totally different pattern and yellow tones. So I pulled out the Zoo Crew Designer Series Paper pack and chose the black and white floral pattern.
Zoo Crew Designer Series Paper …
The Zoo Crew Designer Series Paper is so cute with all the adorable animal designs, but I really love the reverse side patterns which are all black and white. They give you so much scope with colouring them in a variety of methods. So I pulled out my Stampin’ Blends in Berry Burst, Old Olive and Daffodil Delight and coloured in all the little flowers. Using the Stampin’ Blends meant I could then colour the yellow background with Daffodil Delight ink and an ink Blending Brush without the coloured flowers blurring.
To create the little scalloped decorative edging, I used the Scalloped Contours Dies. I cut the largest of the rectangular dies and then trimmed off the scalloped edging from one side to fit the layers … it is a delicate little piece, not overpowering the papers at all. I also added a strip of contrast cardstock and both of these elements cover the join in the Designer Series Papers.
The Sentiment is from the Timeless Charm stamp set and I die cut it with another die from the Scalloped Contours dies. I also cut the same die in contrast card colour. I cut the stamped sentiment out into a rectangle using the lines on the die cut as a guide and adhered them together.
The flowers are also from the Timeless Charm stamp set, stamped and coloured with Stampin’ Blends before being die cut from co-ordinating dies from the Timeless Charm dies.
Embellishments are from the 2023-2025 In Color Dots, and these are the “Wild Wheat” colour, which seem to go with the Daffodil Delight colouring.
Make two cards at once …
When creating for this card, I cut full size pieces of Designer Series Paper to fit the entire card front, and then cut them down after colouring so I could reverse the patterns and create two cards at once! In reality, this is because I find it so difficult to make a decision …. “which version will look best?”. So I made two. I actually don’t know which one I like the best.
Next up on the Paper Players creative journey …
Keep on hopping around the entire blog hop list … click on the “next blog” link below and to the right to move on to the next blog in the hop, and so on until you get all the way back to here again. I am off to check out all the amazing designer’s projects now … don’t forget to leave comments as you go. We love comments so we know you are out there and looking at our creations.
Until next time,
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15% discounted pricing on the following Designer Series papers until 30th June 2023. Click on the images to see the paper in more detail in my online shop.