Inspire Me Friday – {Something New & A Year in Review}

Hello everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  Rosemary here with my final Inspire Me Friday post for the year.   This post is a little bittersweet as this is also my final post as a member of the Precious Remembrance Design team.  I want to thank Dyane to asking me to rejoin the team this year.  It has been a lot of fun designing with Precious Remembrance Shop stamps over the last year, but sadly I must say goodbye.  My final project is one combining the Everyday stamp set with the Coffee Love stamp set.

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For this card I decided to use a piece of embossed rose gold paper from a pad I recently picked.  The papers are from DCWV and the pad has glitter papers in it, these embossed ones, metallic and several others.  I just fell in love with the embossed paper and had to use it.  I simply cut two pieces and adhered them to a panel of white cardstock that I had die cut with a rectangle die.  To make my coffee cup I first stamped some white cardstock with the swipes background image from Everyday using Memento Desert Sand ink.   I then stamped the coffee cup from Coffee Love over the stamping with VersaMark watermark ink and embossed it using copper embossing powder.  Did that again for the center band of the cup as well as the lid.   I trimmed out all the pieces and before adhered them I stamped the heart circle image from Coffee Love on the band with the Desert Sand ink and then stamped the sentiment from Everyday in VersaFine CLAIR  Nocturne over the top.   The band and the lid were adhered with foam tape and then the cup was attached to the card front.   A clean and simple, but somewhat elegant birthday card!

Now that I have shared my final project with you I would like to share my favorite projects from the last year.   First up is a card I made using the Daily Thoughts stamp set along with items from the Daily Thoughts Bits & Pieces pack.prs card

This next project uses several different PRS stamp sets.  The fun Sketchy Alphabet, Positive Thoughts and Blossom.  Love the clean and simple design!

Another favorite project from this past year is this card.  This card uses images from DIY and Little Things.

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Do you see a pattern forming?  Most of my favorites center around stamping!  This next project is full of stamping with another favorite PRS set, Fall Colors.

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My last project is probably my most favorite and I think showcases perfectly just how much fun you can have with PRS stamp sets!  This card was made with the Beware stamp set, New Day stamp set and one of my go to PRS stamp sets:  Positive Thoughts.

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I hope I inspired you to pull out your Precious Remembrance Shop stamp sets and start mixing and matching to see what you can create!  Have a very happy new year!

Hey There…rosigrl!

ROSEMARY

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Inspire Me Friday – {Sending Hugs}

Hello and happy Friday everyone!  Rosemary here with an artsy little card that I made with the Everyday stamp set and two of my favorite Precious Remembrance Shop stamp sets, DIY and Positive Thoughts.   Several years ago I made a card using the feather image from the DIY set to create a stylized heart.  I decided to do that again for my card today.

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My first love when it comes to papercrafting is just plain stamping.  I love to combine images from different sets with fun colors and see where things take me.  That is one of the things I have liked so much about Precious Remembrance Stamps.  The ability to combine images and just have fun!  I found a fun color palette that included pink, red, blue and green and got to work.   I spent some time stamping the images in different colors to see what would work best.  I knew the stylized heart would be red and originally I had the heart background stamped in pink, but then as I got further into the process I realized that I didn’t want the hearts (from the Positive Thoughts set) down the side of the bottom panel to be blue and green so I changed the background for the heart to the blue and stamped the hearts in pink and green.  I finished up the bottom panel by adding the sentiment from Positive Thoughts in red and then stamping the dot image from Everyday in pink over the heart.  I added the arrow image from DIY over the hearts with the light blue and then added the splatter image (also from DIY) in green.  I mounted the heart panel over the bottom panel with foam tape.  The sentiment from the Everyday set was stamped in VersaFine CLAIR Nocturne, trimmed down and adhered.  Everything was then adhered to a light gray cardstock base.   I really love how this turned out and I hope I gave you some ideas as to how to combine images from different Precious Remembrance Shop sets.

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas!

Hey There…rosigrl!

ROSEMARY

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Inspire Me Friday – {happy halloween}

Happy Friday everyone!  Hope you had a great week!  I’m popping in today with a fun little Halloween card that I made using four different (yep… four!) Precious Remembrance Shop stamp sets!   The four sets are Beware (currently on sale for $7.99!), Fall Colors, Positive Thoughts and New Day.

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As I thought about what I was going to make for this week’s post I went through all of my PRS stamp sets.  I knew I was going to use the Beware set, but wanted to mix things up a bit and when I saw the Positive Thoughts set I thought the circles image would work perfectly with the icon images from the Beware set.  So I started playing around with those two sets and working out my layout.   As I worked on the design I threw in the dots images from the New Day set and really liked what I saw.  I pulled out traditional fall/Halloween colors and got to work putting together my final design.   Once all the stamping was done I decided that the card needed just a little bit more so I added in the little splatter images from the Fall Colors set using Delicata Celestial Copper ink.  You can’t tell it is copper in the photo, but it looks really pretty in real life.    The challenge this week at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge is Halloween/spooky so I’m going to add this to their gallery.   And make sure you come back to the blog tomorrow as there will be a fun hop going on to celebrate the release of a new Precious RemembranceShop stamp set!  YAY!!

Have a wonderful day!

Hey There… rosigrl

ROSEMARY

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Inspire Me Friday – {fall colors}

Hello and happy Friday everyone!  How is your October going?  We are having a lovely October so far.  A little rain, but now lots of sunshine and trees sporting their beautiful fall colors!  With that in mind I created a card that reflects a lot of those beautiful fall colors using the appropriately named Fall Colors stamp set and the Positive Thoughts stamp set.

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I started my card by stamping a panel with the leaf images from the set in fall shades of rust, pumpkin orange, and mustard yellow.  I then added in some light brown using the rings image from Positive Thoughts.    I then trimmed the panel down and added the mesh image from Fall Colors with a light yellow ink (although it doesn’t look yellow in my photo).   Then I had a bit of messy fun and added some BoBunny glitter paste in pumpkin using a stencil that I made using a die that create a panel full of circles.  Once the glitter paste was dry I matted the piece with some dark brown woodgrain cardstock.  Before layering it onto my kraft card base I stamped the leaves and one of the small splatter images along one side using kraft ink.   I stamped the sentiment on vellum and embossed it using copper embossing powder.  Looks so pretty in real life!   I finished things off by wrapping some twine along the spine of the card and tying it in a half bow.

Hope you have a wonderful day!

Hey There…rosigrl!

ROSEMARY

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Project Thursday ~ Rainbow CAS Card

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Hello everyone… Helen is here today. I hope you all are having great week so far… Today, I have a fun rainbow CAS card to share with you that I created with Precious Remembrance Shop stamp sets and VersaFine Clair ink pads. Clean-and-Simple card is one of my favorite style to make, and this is very easy and quick to make!

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When I saw the fun circle images from the Little Things Stamp Set, I just have to use them. I picked the one circle that has Favorite printed on it. I started stamping it in the middle of a white cardstock with VersaFine Clair ink pads: Cheerful, Summertime, Glamorous, Charming Pink, Purple Delight, Paradise, Warm Breeze, and Green Oasis. I overlapped each circle to create that rainbow rings border.

After that I trimmed it into 3.75″ x 5″. Then I cut a black cardstock into 4″ x 5.25″ to make it as a mat. I added the black cardstock on a A2 white card base with adhesive glue, then I added the white panel on it with the same adhesive.

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I added one of the heart circle from Bits & Pieces : Love Coupon in the middle of the red circlewith 3D foam tape for extra dimension to it.

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For the sentiment, I stamped one of the sentiments from Positive Thoughts Stamp Set with VersaFine Clair – Nocturne (black) on the right side, at the bottom of the circles. The card is done. Yes, as simple as those steps!

I hope you all like it and be inspired to create with Precious Remembrance Shop products and some colors. Thank you so much for stopping by today. Have a wonderful, colorful day!

Helen Gullett

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Inspire Me Friday {hello, spring}

Happy Friday everyone!! Easter is just around the corner and my kiddo will be on spring break next week!  With all that in mind I have a fun spring like card to share today that uses three different Precious Remembrance Shop sets:  Sketchy Alphabet, Positive Thoughts and Blossom.

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I started my card by looking through my vast supply of patterned paper and pulled out three different collections that were very spring like.  I ended up using a small grouping of papers that came in a card kit I bought last year and unfortunately I don’t remember what company they came from.  I cut down the teal paper with the polka dots to fit my card front.  The I stamped the flowers from the Blossom set in a medium pink ink on the pink gingham paper and trimmed them out.  The word spring was stamped with the same ink using the Sketchy Alphabet and trimmed out.  I have had this pretty doily border in my stash for ages so I used some of that in the upper corner.  I adhered the flowers and then added the sweet little teal buttons (from the PRS shop) to the centers.  The hello (from Positive Thoughts) was stamped in a dark gray ink, then I adhered the letters to spell out spring and adhered the panel to a pink cardstock base.   I love the slightly homespun feel that this card has.

I hope you have a wonderful day!

Hey There… rosigrl!

ROSEMARY

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