Design It Monday ~ {Total Happiness!}

Hello and Happy New Year! Lisa here today with my first 2018 installment of Design It Monday. Today’s card is all about the stamping!

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I drew a couple of light pencil lines on a 4″ x 3 1/2″ rustic ivory panel to help line up the fun graphic images from the Totally Stamp Set. Next came the sentiment using a combination of images. I did some selective inking on the word ‘totally’ and ‘me/you’ (Totally) then added the word ‘happiness’ from the Blossom Stamp Set. After die cutting a pair of file tabs, I added two more words from the Totally Stamp Set.

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The design was modern and fun, but still a little too plain. So, I added a trio of flowers from the Blossom Stamp Set using a light green ink. I wanted the look to be subtle but add interest. To connect the rosy pink color throughout the card, I added the splatters (Positive Thoughts) using second generation stamping.

Just a little something funky and fun to brighten your day!

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Design It Monday ~ {Just for You!}

Hi friends! I have a project just for you today to inspire your Christmas gift wrapping this year. PRS has several Christmas stamp sets that will let you put personal touches on your gifts.

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This little brown box had some kind of part we ordered through the mail. I love the cute size and decided to dress it up for Christmas. It started with the wreath from the Joy Stamp Set. After stamping it on a die cut circle, I added the small pine sprig from the Oh Christmas Stamp Set. One row along the outside of the wreath, one along the inside. I stamped them off first to give them a softer appearance. Next came the ‘Special Delivery’ sentiment (Happy Mail Stamp Set).

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The focal of the wreath consists of three fussy cut stars (Oh Christmas Stamp Set) and a little stamp (Happy Mail Stamp Set). I used a tiny hole punch on the stamp to give it a realistic look!

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The gingham and twine bow was jazzed up with a few fussy cut pine sprigs (Oh Christmas Stamp Set). Those teeny berries on the wreath were calling for some of my favorite aqua rhinestones. The paper doily adds a feminine touch. but you could leave this off if you need a masculine look.

Now what to put in this little box…hmmm…

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Design It Monday ~ {Special Delivery}

Hi stampers, Lisa here today! I’m taking a slight departure from fall and holiday projects to share a pretty little tag made with the Happy Mail and Sweet Pea stamp sets. Another example of how the PRS sets coordinate so beautifully together!

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This began with stamping the pea pod (Sweet Pea) and envelope (Happy Mail) images. They were colored with Copics and fussy cut. Wink of Stella was added to the pea pod and a glitter jelly roll pen was used for the teeny heart on the envelope.

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The flowers (Sweet Pea) were stamped onto my die cut tag then the postal lines (Happy Mail). After coloring the flowers, the envelope and pea pod were added with foam tape. The sentiment and arrows (Happy Mail) were stamped onto a banner before adding it to the tag. A few teeny hearts (Sweet Pea) were added along with sequins as accents. A junk bow and chunky button top everything off!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Design It Monday ~ {Special Delivery!}

Hidyho stampers! Lisa here today with a fun little Halloween treat bag that’s super easy to make. If you have a Misti you can knock several of these out in no time!

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I lined up all of the circle images from the Beware stamp set on my Misti then stamped them with black ink. Next came the Open Me sentiment from the Happy Mail stamp set. Keep in mind how you want the bag to be opened when stamping this image. I colored the images with Tombow Brush Markers then added some glitter to the outer circle with a Gelly Roll pen. I decided to make the date image pop a little more, so I stamped it on purple cardstock then punched it out. It’s added to the bag with a big foam dot.

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The envelope from the Happy Mail stamp set was stamped twice onto the textured lime green cardstock then fussy cut. I added more of that Gelly Roll glitter on the teeny hearts. After die cutting a banner, I stamped the deliver sentiment (Happy Mail). I added this to the tag then tucked the two envelops in.

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I gussied up the tag with a fun junk bow then addressed it. This will go to the two little kiddos across the street. I’ll tuck it into their mailbox as a fun surprise on Halloween since Trick or Treat takes place the weekend before. Word has it they’re crazy for suckers! Looks like they’re getting treats from us twice this year. Its okay, they’re a pair of cutie patooties and totally worth it!

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Design It Monday ~ {You’ve Got Mail}!

Hey there stampers! I have an autumn card to share with you featuring the newest Happy Mail stamp set. I wanted to create a fun background for this one. Hope you like it!

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I’ve stamped the You’ve Got Mail sentiment repeatedly using a soft gray ink on a cream background. Next I filled in with the set of arrows. It looked just a bit too plain, so I added the dots from the Fall Colors stamp set.

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This panel was added to a cream card base then topped with some die cut patterned paper from my stash. My focal was created with two stamped and fussy cut leaves from the Fall Colors set and the postage stamp image from the Happy Mail set.

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I trimmed along the edges of the stamped image then used a tiny hole punch to give it the look of a real stamp! Don’t you just love the way this looks!

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Design It Monday ~ {Sweet Treats!}

Hello PRS friends! Lisa here today with my first Design It Monday post featuring the newly released Happy Mail stamp set. Dyane has challenged the team to create a Halloween themed project this month. I decided to make a fun treat box!

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I stamped the checklist image from the Happy Mail stamp set replacing one of the choices with ‘Sweet Treats’ from the Beware stamp set. I popped this onto a little panel made with patterned paper. Using selective inking on the small row of arrows (Happy Mail), I checked the items off on the list.

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I stamped the spider web from the Beware set then added a fun pumpkin button and a couple of tiny hand cut banners. After everything was added to the milk carton I stamped one of the Washi images from the Beware set. It’s added to the checklist panel to look as though the tape is holding it in place.

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When deciding what to put in the little milk carton and who it would be for, thoughts of my son being a little trick or treater came to mind. It was like taking a walk down memory lane with his costumes running through my head!

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He’s a grown man and a daddy now, but he still likes a certain sweet treat!

Thanks for stopping by today. Stay tuned for some very fun projects from the design team this go around!

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Design It Monday ~ {My Girl!}

I was sneaky in finding out what my son’s favorite photo is of his baby girl. I knew it would become a refrigerator magnet for him for Father’s Day.

After elongating a tag die cut, I added the Sketchy Alphabet letters to the top spelling out MY GIRL. A strip of die cut hearts stamped with a sentiment from the Love Coupon Stamp Set anchors the photo. That precious photo was dolled up with a wee strip of patterned paper, buttons, sequins and a ribbon tab.

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When everything was complete the top seemed a little bare needing a pop of black. Another sentiment from the Love Coupon Stamp Set was the perfect fit!

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His baby girl is now 2 1/2! She drew some squiggly lines on the back for daddy and I popped on two magnets. She was very excited to give it to him on Father’s Day! In case you didn’t know, this little one was the inspiration for my Sweet Pea Stamp Set! Everyone says “she sure is grandma’s girl”…they’re right she’s my girl!

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Design It Monday ~ {Sweet P!}

Hi friends and welcome to another installment of Design it Monday! I have a personalized card for my little granddaughter featuring the Sketchy Alphabet set along with the Sweet Pea stamp set.

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I began with some patterned paper, a paper doily and a die cute doily. These were added to a marshmallow card base topped with a champagne card stock panel. Next came the pretty little pea pod that was colored with Copics then highlighted with Wink of Stella. There are a few dew drops on the pea pod and surrounding area made from Glossy Accents. I stamped my letters and number then punched them out with a 3/4″ circle punch. They’re added to the card with foam squares. I did some selective inking on the Sweet Pea sentiment.

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I added Wink of Stella on the number and letters too. After all, little girls do love sparkle! Who am I kidding, big girls love sparkle too!

I hope your week has gotten off to a good start. Thanks for visiting PRS today. Your comments always bring a smile to my face!

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Design It Monday ~ {Happy Birthday!}

Hello and Happy Memorial Day! I don’t have a memorial card to share, but how about a birthday card! I’ve mixed images from several stamp sets with the numbers from the Sketchy Alphabet set.

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I created a mask then stamped the numbers inside the small jar from the Oh So Fun stamp set. The number 3 & 6 were placed close together and colored in to highlight the birthday being celebrated. My jar was fussy cut then placed over stamped images on a white panel. I used the grid-like tape from the retired Border Tape #1 set along with the circles from the Positive Thoughts set. I decided I wanted to add more of the aqua color inside the jar. The teeny heart from my Sweet Pea stamp set worked perfectly!

The sentiment and it’s frame (Oh So Fun stamp set) were added to a tag die cut then popped onto the card with foam tape. A couple of tiny rhinestones help to pull the gray colors together.

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope this card brought a smile to your face today!

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Design It Monday ~ {Thank You!}

Hello, Lisa here today with a project featuring our new Sketchy Alphabet stamp set. I’ve paired it up with some of our previously released sets to create a school themed thank you card. Something suitable for a teacher or even the bus driver!

I left all of the letters intact on the acetate sheet they came on. Using Washi Tape to hold it in place, I inked up just the letters and stamped them on an aqua panel with my Misti. Next came the star splatters from the Journey stamp set. My sentiment is from the Thanks set.

To make the thank you even more special, I whipped up a little goodie bag with some sweet treats! A few letters from the Sketchy Alphabet set along with the school bus from the School Days set were added to die cut pieces. I dressed them up with patterned paper, a die cut doily and ribbon. The windshield on the bus is coated with glossy accents and the headlights are rhinestones! Just some added fun!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! We have tons of inspiration headed your way using the new Sketchy Alphabet set. Stay tuned…

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