Paper and Ink Imaginings

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Watercolored Floral Mother’s Day Note Card

These watercolor pieces were left over after the Watercolored Floral Wedding Card .

Supplies:  Stamps – Avery Elle, Clearly Besotted, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Gable Green (retired), Tempting Turquoise (retired), Strathmore Bristol, inks – VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaFine Clair Twilight, ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens Cobalt Blue (031), Green (040), Light Green (041), Orange (070), dies – Avery Elle, embossing folder – Provo Craft, sequins – Darice, embossing powders – Ranger Silver Pearl, Stampendous Detail clear.


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Pink Floral Adore Card

The floral stamps were still on my work table, so I made this monochromatic floral card. For a little texture, I added die cut hearts and a few sequins.

Supplies:  Stamps – My Favorite Things, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pink Passion (retired), Pink Pirouette (retired), Pixie Pink (retired), inks – Stampin’ Up! Pink Passion (retired), Pink Pirouette (retired), Pixie Pink (retired), VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Simon Says Stamp (heart outlines), Spellbinders (rectangle), sequins – Darice, embossing powder – Ranger Silver Pearl, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Purple, Aqua, Navy and Silver Floral Birthday Card

This is a square card that I made for personal use. I was really happy with the color combination.

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stardream Metallics Silver, inks – Gina K. Designs Wild Lilac, Lawn Fawn Merman, VersaFine Clair Twilight, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, sequins – Darice, embossing powder – Ranger Silver Pearl.


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Sugar Skulls Square Birthday Card

For someone near & dear to me!! (waving at YOU, Cousin Pati!  😉  )

I used my MISTI to make a background with sugar skulls from a Hero Arts stamp set. Then, I realized I messed up part way through. I salvaged the good part with a circle die.

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Poptone Razzle Berry, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, inks – Stampin’ Up! Green Galore (retired), Only Orange (retired), Pink Passion (retired), Tempting Turquoise (retired), VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, embossing folder – Darice, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Sugar Skull Note Card

I needed a card that was tall enough to hold a check (I am sending a payment to someone – I will post what I bought when it arrives!). This fits in a 6 3/4 security envelope.

Supplies: Stamp – Simon Says Stamp, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Tempting Turquoise (retired), inks – Copic B02, YG06, YR68, V04, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Simon Says Stamp, embossing folder – Darice, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.


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Cozy Up Owls Note Cards

These cute little owls (and sentiments) are from a tiny Technique Tuesday set called Cozy Up Owl. I sat them on an old Papertrey ink branch (actually, I stamped the individual owls first, masked their little feet, and then stamped the branch).

Supplies:  Stamps – Papertrey Ink, Technique Tuesday, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Bermuda Bay, Green Galore (retired), Soft Sky (retired), Tempting Turquoise (retired), inks – Copics – B02, BG15, E15, E19, E23, E33, E51, E53, E57, R29, Y17, YG06, YR09, Stampin’ Up! Real Red, VersaFine Onyx Black, Vintage Sepia, dies – Lawn Fawn (speech bubble), Spellbinders (circle, ovals), Taylored Expressions (curved tags), embossing folders – Darice (beach waves), Provo Craft (snowflakes), embossing powder – Stampendous Detail Clear, twine – MarkerPOP.


Another Variation of the Bouquet Birthday Card – #Purple

This one was requested by Offspring3.

Supplies: Stamps – Avery Elle, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Wisteria Wonder (retired), inks – Copic BV01, BV04, BV08, BV25, C1, V04, V09, YG06, VersaFine Onyx Black, sequins – Darice, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.