Project Thursday ~ A Thank You Card

Hello everyone… November is here! In this season of thanksgiving, there are many ways we can express our gratitude. Today, for our Project Thursday, I have a Thank You card to share with you all that I created using the new Everyday Stamp Set and Fall Colors Stamp Set.

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I stamped the leaves on vellum paper with VersaFine Clair – Summertime, sprinkled with some clear embossing powder, and heat it up with craft heater. After that I fussy cut the leaves with scissors.

For the sentiment, I stamped on a white cardstock with VersaFine Clair – Pinecone and then I trimmed it into a sentiment strip that fits on top of the wreath.

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On a piece of white cardstock that I trimmed into 4 inch x 5.5 inch. I added some gold splatter on it with Finetec Gold Paint and small flat waterbrush. I dried it with craft heater and added it on a kraf card with adhesive glue.

I found this paper rope in my stash box and I used it as the wreath. I shaped it into circles and added it on the card with adhesive glue. I held it down until the glue dried with couple acrylic blocks for couple of minutes.

I added couple of the vellum embossed leaves on the wreath with adhesive glue, and then I added the sentiment strip on it with 3D foam tape.

I hope you all like this clean-and-simple card with a twist of layers. Thank you so much for stopping by!

Helen Gullett

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Project Thursday ~ Fun Projects With Bits and Pieces, Stamp Set, Buttons and Mini Doilies

Hello Precious Remembrance Fans… It is Thursday and time for Project Thursday. Today I have 2 projects to share with you that I created using the Daily Thoughts Bits & Pieces, Happy Art Stamp Set, Antique Gray Buttons, and Mini Doilies.

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My first project is a mixed media tag. I started with creating the tag background. I used watercolor 140 lbs paper for the tag because I like it thickness and sturdiness, especially with I works with mediums and water. I added Distress Oxide Inks on my craft mat – one color at a time – then I sprayed with water and dip my tag. I dried the color each time I added color to build up the layers of colors.

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After all colors dried, I added some water splatters on it and dabbed it off with paper towel. Then I added thin layer of white gesso around the edge using my finger. I dried it with craft heater and then I stamped the triangles and hearts from the Happy Art Stamp Set with Black Archival Ink Pad. I dried the ink again with craft heater.

Next, I added some gel medium to cover the tag with foam brush, added one of the Mini White Mini Doilies on top of it and then added some gel medium again all over it. This will glue and seal the doily on the tag. Then I added some more white gesso randomly on the tag.

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Once the gesso is dry, I added one of the big cassette from the Daily Thoughts Bits & Pieces Set with dries-clear adhesive glue. Next, I added the word strips and stars on the tag with dries-clear adhesive glue and I added some mini staplers on them for extra accent.

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I added the buttons strip on the tag with 3D foam tape for extra dimension. And I embellished the tag with more star and buttons. That finished the tag 🙂

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And for my second project it is a Thinking of You card. The front card is a clean-and-simple design. I stamped the scribble and splatter images from Happy Art Stamp Set in the middle of the white card. Then I added the Thinking of You piece on it with 3D foam tape and added the stars with dries-clear adhesive.

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And for the inside, I created this pop-up using this tutorial. For the back of the cassette, I trimmed a white cardstock that the same size with the cassette. I used one of the Mini Yellow Doilies.

I hope you all enjoy today’s projects post. Thank you for stopping by today. Have a wonderful day!

Living My Given Life

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Tuesday Ideas: Color Blocked Christmas

Hello, everyone!  It’s Melissa and I’m back with another clean and simple holiday card idea for you!  Once again, I’m using the beautiful Oh Christmas stamp set.

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I decided to use one of the fantastic sentiments in the set as the focal point and this is what transpired.  I used two different bright colors to create a color block beneath the main panel.  These were mounted on a piece of black cardstock for a little more contrast.  The assembled piece was popped up with foam dots for dimension.  You could use any two colors you wanted and even vary colors from card to card for a wide variety of holiday cards!  So simple and so fun!

October is here and the countdown continues.  I hope you’re getting a head start on your card making and crafting!

Until next time, happy stamping!

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Tuesday Ideas: Grounded

Hello, everyone!  It’s Melissa back with more clean and simple inspiration for Tuesday Ideas!

As I’m looking toward September, I’m adding coffee to my grocery list, knowing my consumption might soon be increasing ever so slightly as days turn cooler!  That said, I chose a coffee theme for today’s card using stamps from the fabulously versatile Totally stamp set as well as the coffee cup image from the Coffee Love stamp set.

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Am I the only one that feels like this with a cup of liquid magic in hand?  Life just seems a bit more manageable with a little coffee consumption!  Know what I mean?!

The background is an image from the Totally stamp set, stamped three times to ground the main image.  I stamped and fussy cut the coffee cup, paper piecing the middle with kraft cardstock & popping up the assembled image with foam dots for dimension.  The “whatever” sentiment is also from the Totally stamp set.  So fun!

Here’s to cooler days, warmer drinks and a slower pace (hopefully)!

Until next time, happy stamping!

MELISSA_DT1

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Tuesday Ideas: Two Peas in a Pod

Hello, everyone!  It’s Melissa back with more Tuesday Ideas inspiration using the wonderful Sweet Pea stamp set!

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I used a stitched circle die cut to frame a fussy cut pea pod and stamped the sentiment below it.  The pea pod was colored with Copic markers.  The two peas were stamped again, fussy cut & colored with Copics.  The two peas were layered on top of the pea pod with foam dots to add a little more dimension.  The little red heart was added in red ink.  I’m thinking this will be a great anniversary or engagement card!

I hope you’re having a great February!  March is just around the corner and that means…spring!!!

Until next time, happy stamping!

MELISSA_DT1

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Tuesday Ideas: A Little Dimension

Hi everyone!  It’s Melissa back with another installment of Tuesday Ideas and this week, I’ve got another simple idea for you using the beautiful Blossom set!

Do you have some patterned paper stashed away somewhere?  This set is perfect for using it on the blossoms!  I stamped two simple flower images in black and then fussy cut & layered a paper pieced flower, popping it up with a foam dot on top of the other two blossoms.  A little dimension goes a long way on a clean & simple design!  This set really has endless possibilities when you use patterned paper to embellish the blossom images!

Until next time,

Happy stamping!

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Tuesday Ideas: Create a Plan

Hello, everyone!  It’s Melissa back with more ideas for those Precious Remembrance stamps you have in your stash or have had your eyes on in the store!

How about a little organizational idea today?  Did you know you can use the Love Coupon set to create a weekly planner page for yourself?

Maybe you need to plan your meals for a week, create a chore chart for your child, record your hard efforts at the gym, document life’s little details at a moment’s notice, keep a gratitude journal or simply make a to do list.  This little sheet could work for any of those ideas & more!  I had a little clip board sitting around the house and it triggered the light bulb moment for this project!

Using a rainbow of ink colors, I stamped two columns of the coupon image and then added the days of the week to each box using the days from the This Moment set.  I added the circles & the “life is a beautiful ride” sentiment using one of the stamps from the New Day stamp set.  The little red heart is from the Coffee Love stamp set.  The finished page was trimmed to fit the clip board and a little piece of polka dot ribbon was added to the top.

So simple, but just think of all the things you could use something like this for!  I’m excited & I like to think this sheet could be color copied for mulitiple uses and then kept as the master copy!

Until next time, happy stamping!

p.s.  You might want to bop over to my blog today to see the last minute idea I had for a wedding card using two more Precious Remembrance stamp sets!

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{create it wednesday}… Love this

Hey PRS fans!!  Rosemary here with my last {Create It Wednesday} post showcasing the newest Precious Remembrance Shop releases:  This Moment and Love Coupon.  My card today uses both sets along with another PRS set Positive Thoughts.    As many of you know the Spring Coffee Lover’s blog hop is going on right now and even though I’m not a coffee drinker I have really gotten into the spirit of things and made several coffee themed cards.  My card today is also coffee themed so I will be posting it to the Spring Coffee Lover’s blog hop.

Now Precious Remembrance Shop has a great coffee themed set called “Coffee Love“, but I wanted to show you how you could use other PRS sets to create a coffee themed card.  I mainly used images from the Love Coupon set to create my stamped background, adding in the circles image from Positive Thoughts as it reminds me of coffee rings.  I used light blue, grey and kraft inks to stamp all of my images on some Teresa Collins Studio Gold patterned paper.  The sentiment (created using the large word “love” from Love Coupon and a portion of a sentiment from This Moment) was stamped in black ink and then I added the die cut word coffee.  The edges of the patterned paper were distressed a bit and then matted with kraft cardstock.

Thanks for stopping by…

Hey There… rosigrl!

 

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