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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Project Thursday ~ A Coffee Card and A Year In Review

Hello everyone, I hope you all have a fabulous holidays week! Can you believe that a year almost gone by? New year is coming in 4 more days! And it also means that is the end of my term with Precious Remembrance Shop. It has been an amazing year and for sure I am so grateful for the opportunity to be part of this amazing team, for Dyane, and for her generosity through out the year.

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I have one more card to share with you all today. I created this card with the new Everyday Stamp Set and Coffee Love Stamp Set.

I stamped one of the artsy image from the Everyday Stamp Set with Versamark Ink Pad and heat embossed it with white embossing powder. Then, I added some red paint using Sakura Koi Water Colors on the background. The heat embossed image resist the watercolor paint.

I used smooshing technique and splatter technique to add more texture with the watercolor paint. I dried it, distress the edge of the paper, and added it on a white card with permanent adhesive.

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I stamped the cup from the Coffee Love Stamp Set with VersaFine Clair – Nocturne Ink Pad on a white cardstock and then I fussy cut it with scissors.

I stamped the sentiment on the cup with VersaFine Clair – Glamorous and I added the cup on the card with 3D foam tape.

For the other sentiments, they are from Everyday Stamp Set that I stamped with VersaFine Clair – Glamorous, trimmed it into sentiment stripes, and then I added them on the cup with 3D foam tape.

And… before you all go… Here are my Top 5 favorite cards that I created with Precious Remembrance Shop in this year of 2018:

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This card I created using Thanks Stamp SetJourney Stamp Set, and VersaFine Clair Ink Pads. You can visit this post for details.

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I created these cards using the Thanks Stamp SetFall Colors Stamp Set, and VersaFine Clair Ink Pad. You can read all about them at this post here.

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These mixed media ATC cards I created using Little Thing Stamp SetCoffee Love Stamp SetBits & Pieces : Love CouponBits & Pieces : Daily ThoughtsPaper Snippets : TODAY, Buttons, and VersaFine Clair Ink Pads. Check out the details and how I created them here.

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Stamps I use on this card are the Little Things Stamp SetOh So Fun Stamp Set, and Blossom Stamp Set that I stamped with the VersaFine Clair Ink Pads. I also used the mini paper doily on this card. I shared a tutorial here.

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And last but not least, these 3 mixed media ATC cards. I used the Sketchy Alphabets Stamp SetNew Day Stamp Set, and the Love Coupon Stamp Set. You can read all about them here.

There all I would love to share with you all… Thank you so much for stopping by today and I would love to wish you all a Happy and Amazing New Year 2019!!!

Helen Gullett

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Project Thursday ~ Coffee Hugs Shaker Card

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Hello everyone… Helen is here. It is time for another Project Thursday 🙂 Today I have a coffee shaker card to share with you that I created using the Sketchy Alphabet Stamp Set and Coffee Love Stamp Set, Rose Quarts Buttons, and Sweetheart Sequins Mixed.

I create the shaker window by cutting 2 sizes of squares dies out of white cardstock and white fun foam for the backing. I added the plastic acetate on the square window with double-sided tape, and then I added the fun foam on it. After that I added some more double-sided tape on the fun foam.

I added some of the Sweetheart Sequins Mixed on the card, gathered them in the middle, and then I added the shaker window on the card.

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I stamped the border from Coffee Love Stamp Set with Memento London Fog Dew Drop around the card. And I stamped the sentiment – HUGS under the shaker window using the Sketchy Alphabet Stamp Set with the same ink pad.

For the cup, I stamped the cup on a patterned paper and then stamped again on white cardstock using Nocture VersaFine Clair Ink Pad. I fussy cut the cup with scissors, and I cut out the cup sleeve and lid from the image that I stamped on the white cardstock. I added the sleeve and lid on the cup. And then I stamped the hearts using Pink Charming VersaFine Clair. After that, I added some shadow on the sleeve and lid using Spun Sugar Distress Crayon and watercolor brush. I added the cup on the card with dries-clear adhesive glue.

I finished the card by adding 3 of the Sweetheart Sequins Mixed with the dries-clear adhesive glue.

I hope you all enjoy this card today. Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!

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Inspire Me Friday – {for you}

Hello everyone and happy Friday!  I’m here today with one final project using the fun Sketchy Alphabet stamp set.  For my project today I decided to create a gift bag using one of the white bags available in the Precious Remembrance Shop store. 

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My little bag is pretty simple.  I started by creating a rosette from some patterned paper from My Mind’s Eye.  I used a small circle on the back to stabilize the rosette and then adhered the rosette to a pink doily that you can also find in the Precious Remembrance Shop store.   Using a neutral piece of paper from the same pad I stamped the words ‘for’ and ‘you’ in pink and then die cut it with a circle die.   The circle was adhered to the rosette and then I added a little bow twine with some paper twine.    To complete the bag I added a strip of coordinating patterned paper to the bag and a pink button (rose quartz from the Precious Remembrance Shop store) to the center of the twine.     I hope you will give this super fun and easy project a try using your Precious Remembrance Shop stamps!  Don’t forget… if you place a qualifying order of $30 or more you will automatically receive 10 stamp storage pouches!

Hope you have a wonderful day… thanks for stopping by!

Hey There… rosigrl!

ROSEMARY

 

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Project Thursday ~ Faith, Hope, Love ATC Cards

Hello everyone… Helen is here and it is time for another Project Thursday. This time I have 3 Mixed Media ATC cards to share with you all.

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I started with creating the backgrounds with some acrylic paints and things I can find aroud the house, such as toile paper roll, plastic knife, buble wrap, and old credit card that I cut one of the edge with kids wave scissors.

On each card, I added the twine on the card and secure it with mini staplers.

For the all the sentiments, I stamp each word using the Sketchy Alphabets Stamp Set on a white cardstock using Black Archival Ink Pad. And then I colored the letters with 3 shades of colors that match with each background using Leisure Arts Premium Colored Pencils.

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On this first card, I stamped and heat embossed the circles from New Day Stamp Set using Versamark Ink Pad and Fine White Embossing Powder. And then I stamped the brush stroke image on the 2 edges with Black Archival Ink Pad.

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On the second card background, I stamped the circle splatter image from New Day Stamp Set with Versamark Ink Pad, added some Black Glitter embossing powder, and then I heat set it with craft heater.

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And on this third card, on that background I stamped the hearts from the Love Coupon Stamp Set with Versamark Ink and I added the WOW! Glitter Embossing Powder. And I heat them up with craft heater. I also stamped the faux stitching all around the edges and the arrows with Black Archival Ink pad.

I hope you all enjoy this post today 🙂 Thank you so much for stopping by. Habeva wonderful day!

Helen Gullett – Living My Given Life

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Project Thursday ~ Choose Joy Today

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Hello Precious Remembrance friends… Helen is here today with a fun simple way of creating mixed media card with stamping, embossing, acrylic paint and white gesso. First, I crated the background by adding lightly some blue, violet, and yellow acrylic paint on a white cardstock. Using baby wipes, I  soften the colors. After that, I stamped the grid texture image from Fall Colors Stamp Set with Ranger Black Archival Ink Pad. I added lightly some White Gesso with my finger randomly on the paper. And then, I trimmed it bit smaller that the violet card base and added it on the card with adhesive glue.

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I stamped the flowers from Blossom Stamp Set on vellum paper with Versamark Ink Pad, and added some white glitter embossing powder on it, and heat set them with craft heater. I fussy cut them using micro-tip scissors.

For the sentiments, I stamped the words using Sketchy Alphabets Stamp Set on a white cardstock with Gypsy CTMH Dye Ink Pad and trimmed them into word strips.

I arranged the flowers on the card and glued them with dries-clear adhesive glue. I added the word strips on the card with 3D foam tape, and then I added the some of the Sweet Lavender Buttons on the card with adhesive glue.

I hope you all enjoy this post today and find inspirations from around you to create today. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful 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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