Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Card -Tag or Gift Card Holder - With Spellbinders



Spellbinders has a large assortment of gorgeous, fun and interesting dies that have recently been released.  If you haven't stopped by their store lately, you're in for a treat. 

As a Spellblogger, I had an opportunity to use of few of the new dies. 
 I'd like to share what I made with these new releases paired with some not so new releases.  
Just to give you a little information, the two new dies I used are shown below:  : 



I'll start out showcasing the Spellbinders Nestabilities - Rouge Royale Deux Collection - Fleur De Circle-by Stacey Caron .  This die is the graceful and gorgeous doily used as the focal point of my card.  I also used it for the tag on the inside, but we will. get to that in a bit.

The white circle backing behind the decorative doily is also from the same die set - thus perfectly designed to fit behind the doily and make it really pop on your project.

 I topped the doily with a cool Die D-Lite, Spellbinders Die D-Lites Symbology Frame and added some perfectly coordinated flowers from Petaloo: Darjeeling Mini Garden Rosettes in Cream  and Petaloo's  Botanicas Mini Flowers in  Coral .

Don't you just love the scalloped edges on this card?  They were created using one of my favorite edge dies from Spellbinders,  This die gussies up any card.   Spellbinders Card Creator A2 Scalloped Borders One-S5-182


As promised at the beginning of the blog post, I want to share how cool the Spellbinders Nestabilities - Rouge Royale Deux Collection - Fleur De Circle-by Stacey Caron  is as a tag inside my card. 
I left space in the center section to add a personal sentiment or note. 



The inside of the card has a pocket created by using the newly released Spellbinders Shapeabilities Fretwork Pocket Etched Die. Very cool indeed.  

The pocket is handy for storing a tag or gift card even.  
The last  image is a close up of the inside pocket and the accompanying tag.  

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Spellbinders Products:
Spellbinders Card Creator A2 Scalloped Borders One-S5-182
Spellbinders Die D-Lites Symbology Frame S2-144
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Rouge Royale Deux Collection - Fleur De Circle-by Stacey Caron S5-276
Spellbinders Shapeabilities Fretwork Pocket Etched Dies-S4-734
Graphic 45 - Portrait of a Lady Collection -  8x8 paper pad
Petaloo Flowers -Darjeeling Mini Garden Rosettes in Cream -1492-105
Petaloo Flowers - Botanicas Mini Flowers in  Coral 1105-101
Gold Pearl Adhesives


Monday, May 22, 2017

Flowers and Flamingos

Today I'm sharing my cards for spring.  
I have two cards I'd like to present all gussied in gorgeous Petaloo.

Here is the first card features the wonderful Petaloo Penny Lane  - Mixed Blossoms Antique Rose 
I've tucked in some dyed seam binding ribbon and floral berries for added fullness to my floral cluster. 

 The paper collection is from Carta BellaFlora #1 6x6 paper collection


Here is the second card.  This one is fun and super summery.  I stamped the flamingo onto watercolor paper and then gave it a quick blush of color.  My real pop of color comes in the Petaloo florals I chose: 


Isn't this sweet and cheery up close?  The flamingo stamp was inexpensive - from Michael's super-cheap craft bins near the checkout....yeah the ones you have to walk past and can't help but paw through.
   My oval stamp is cool - Stamps by Rubberneckers freehand frame Oval .


The rectangle die cut frame also fits the summery look with the bright pink background.  This is from Spellbinders Card Creator Dies  - A2 Divine Eloquence .




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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Bold Beautiful Floral Backgrounds

JustRite's New Bold Floral Background Stamp

Newly released and boldly gorgeous- JustRite has a new large cling stamp that has the full coverage needed for a card.  Background stamps are great to use for texture on cards, tags, ATC's , scrapbook pages, mixed media projects and so much more.  



The background stamp was embossed onto Specialty Paper for Stamping  using clear embossing powder.  This paper has a glossy coating over it allowing the distress inks to blend smoothly over the surface of the paper.   
I used a variety of distress inks:

You can shop for all the wonderful JustRite dies and stamps here.  


JustRite Papercrafts Dies and Stamps - Dalia Background Cling Stamp
JustRite Papercrafts - Hello Decorative Oval Frame
Petaloo Darjeeling Teastained Petites - Teal 1465-106
Petaloo Darjeeling Teastained Petites -  Purple 1465-104
Petaloo Darjeeling Anemone Flowers - Teal 1490-106
Petaloo Crochet Trim - Fuchsia 1482-127 
Tim Holtz Distress Inks - Picked Raspberry
Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks - Peacock Feathers 
Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks - Dusty Concord
Specialty Paper for Stamping
Clear Embossing Powder - Super Fine Gloss
Misti Stamping Tool ( Most Incredible Stamping Tool )
Tim Holtz Mini Ink Blending Tools
Clear Embossing Powder - Super Fine Gloss
Ranger Inkssentials  -Emboss It - Clear Embossing Ink 
Clearsnap Colorbox Fingertip Daubers ( Blending Tools)
Tsukineko Fantastix Blending Tools



Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Delicate Cards Using Maja Design and Spellbinders


Delicate Cards Using Maja Design Papers and Spellbinders Dies

This is a card I created using a gorgeous Spellbinders die matched with exquisite Maja Design papers.  The results are dainty and delicate. 

Since the papers I chose were soft , I thought my die choice, Spellbinders Nestabilities Card Creator Collection - A2 Divine Eloquence  was the perfect choice - as it is also equally graceful. 

The beautiful Spellbinders Divine Eloquence die comes with 4 pieces.  I layered two of the pieces and used as a mat under the small rose focal piece.  
After that, I completed the card by adding a few Petaloo  flowers : Petaloo Flowers Textured  - Mini Garden Rosettes and Petaloo Darjeeling Mini-Mix in Cream .

This was created to play along with the Mood Board over at Maja Design.  The Maja Design collection, Sofiero, was used on my card along with the new solids collection -Maja Design Monochromes - Shades of  Sofiero .  The solids are perfectly matched to accompany the Sofiero collection. 


The next two photos show the way the Spellbinders die rests as layers on the Maja Design -Sofiero paper.  I did not glue the edges down completely flat on the card.  This lets the die puff up a bit for some dimension and a bit of texture on the card.   


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https://www.spellbinderspaperarts.com/gallery

Products:
Spellbinders
Spellbinders  Nestabilities A2 Divine Eloquence  - Card Creator Die S5-218
Maja Design Sofiero Collection - Princess Margareta's Garden, Ephemera, Exuberance of Flowers in Bloom
Maja Design Monochromes - Shades of  Sofiero 
Petaloo Flowers Textured  - Mini Garden Rosettes 1213207
Petaloo Darjeeling Mini-Mix in Cream 1462105
Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Walnut Stain and Vintage Photo
Pearls - Pink adhesive pearls
Floral Berry Sprays
Lace Trim