Mandala Hello

I’ve had this Spellbinder’s stamp for a while and wasn’t sure how to use it. I decided to inset it into a circle die cut. I really like the way it pulls the eye to the pretty mandala design.

Products Used:

  • Spellbinders Mandala Blossoms
  • Paper Smooches Scripty Sayings
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Zig Real Brush Watercolor Markers: 040 Green, 067 Mustard, 031 Cobalt Blue, 021 Light Carmine, 046 Mid Green
  • My Favorite Things Pierced Circle STAX
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Deep Blue Green Cardstock from Stash
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Carstock
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Polka Dot Organza Ribbon from Stash

A Sunny Hello

I like this big flower image in this stamp set. It reminds me of a mum. I blended together a red and yellow for this petals. I like the way it gives a blended orange.

Products Used:

  • Studio Light So Spring Happy
  • Simon Says Stamp Painted Hello Die
  • Sig Real Brush Watercolor Markers: 023 Scarlet Red, 052 Bright Yellow, 022 Carmine Red, 043 Olive Green, 072 Beige
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Onyx Black Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Lawn Fawn Fancy Scalloped Rectangle Die
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Forever Beautiful Hello

For this stamp I used Zig Watercolor Markers, blending both pink and purple together on the petals.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps You Are Forever Beautiful
  • Simon Says Stamp Painted Hello Die
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Makers: 080 Violet, 025 Pink, 033 Persian Green, 048 Emerald Green, 004 Fl. Green
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Mint Green Cardstock from Stash
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina Marie Designs Peekaboo Rectangle Die
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Happy Moments Hello

I love the flowers in this Unity Stamps image. It makes for a pretty card. I used glossy accents to give the vase the look of glass.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps Happy Moments
  • Paper Smooches Scripty Sayings
  • Zig Clean Color Markers: 020 Red, 050 Yellow, 041 Light Green, 042 Turquoise Green
  • Memory Box Stitched Rectangles
  • Memento Toffee Crunch Ink
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Onyx Black Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Ranger Glossy Accents

Elegant Aster Hi

I decided to try something new for this card and embossed some acetate for the shaker on this card. I love the subtle visual interest that it adds.

Products Used:

  • Gina K. Designs Elegant Asters
  • My Favorite Things Happy Hellos Die
  • Gina Marie Designs Peekaboo Rectangle Die
  • My Favorite Things A2 Rectangle Die
  • Arteza Markers: 105 Lemon Yellow, 166 Carolina Blue, 163 Blush Pink, 113 Basil Green
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Acetate
  • Beader Paradise Crystal, Bead Landing White Glass
  • Cuttlebug Oxford Embossing Folder
  • We R Memory Keepers Flower Embossing Folder

Home Sweet Home

Another quick and easy card from patterned paper and a little fussy cutting. This will make a perfect welcome card for someone new at church.

Products Used:

  • Simple Stores Spring Farmhouse Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120 # White Cardstock
  • Traveni Crafts Pearls
  • Black Rhinestones from Stash
  • Nuvo Glitter Pen
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Large
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Ranger Glossy Accents

Framed Hello Friend

Patterned Paper can make a terrific card all on it’s own, but add a pretty mirrored frame and it sets it off perfectly.

Products Used:

  • DCWV Happy Day 12 x 12 Paper Stack
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Memory Box Double Stitched Rectangles
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Thinking of You Patterned Paper Beauty

I love this patterned paper from the DCVW Happy Day Pad. The centers of the flowers are gold foil, so adding a gold mirror sentiment and border compliments it perfectly.

Products Used:

  • Honey Bee Stamps Thinking of You Die
  • DCWV Happy Day 12 x 12 Paper Stack
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Vellum
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Tagged Corner Thinking of You

I love this unique die from My Favorite Things. When you cut the cardbase to match it makes a unique finished product.

Products Used:

  • Honey Bee Stamps Thinking of You Die
  • Fancy Pants Design Trend Setter 12 x 12 Paper Pad
  • Queen & Company Candy Shop Jellies Orange
  • My Favorite Things Tag Corner Rectangle Die
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Ivory Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Masculine Thinking of You

All masculine cards are a challenge for me, but I like the outcome of using this leaf patterned paper and some white twine for visual interest. I die cut the sentiment from the center of the patterned paper and adhered it directly to the top of the navy cardstock. I then added Glossy Accents to the sentiment to pull the eye from the busy cardstock.

Products Used:

  • Honey Bee Stamps Thinking of You Die
  • Craft Smith Indigo Gold 12 x 12 Paper Pack
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight In the Navy Cardstock
  • White Twine from Stash
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • My Favorite Things Mod Rectangle STAX