Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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Collage Feel Better Soon Note Card

I have needed more than a normal amount of get well cards in the past few weeks. OOF.

Easy Peasy.

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Bermuda Bay, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Oxide Inks Peacock Feather, Salty Ocean, VersaFine Clair Twilight, die – Simon Says Stamp, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Tulips Thinking of You Card

Since spring is blooming here, I pulled out my tulips stamp. I am waiting rather impatiently for my tulips to bloom – maybe it will be TODAY.

When I stamped the tulips, the ink would not dry…I ultimately had to pull out my heat gun to dry it. I didn’t realize until I was photographing that the paper I thought was Neenah white card stock was Bristol card stock – OOPS. Not what I intended.  (And it bothers me that the whites don’t match – but that is a personal problem!  🙂  )

Supplies:  Stamps – Hero Arts, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! YoYo Yellow (retired), Strathmore Bristol, Taylored Expressions Cookie Monster, inks – Stampin’ Up! Coastal Cabana (retired), Gumball Green (retired), YoYo Yellow (retired), VersaFine Clair Twilight, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Simon Says Stamp (banner), embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


More Ombre Enveloper Cards

I put together more cards out of my extra ombre backgrounds made with the Waffle Flower Enveloper Little Birdie stamp set. The “thinking of you” card is note size.

Supplies:  Stamps – Gina K. Designs, Papertrey Ink, Waffle Flower, paper – Gmund Royal, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Pop Tone Razzleberry, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Inks Abandoned Coral, Blueprint Sketch, Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feather, Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet, VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark, dies – Essentials by Ellen (hello), Simon Says Stamp (banner), sequins – Doodlebug Designs, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear, Stampin’ Up! Crystal Clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Feel Better Soon (Injury/Surgery) Card

This is an old The Cat’s Pajamas stamp (Poochie the dog).

I needed a card for someone who recently broke a hip & had surgery. Poochie’s injured paw actually fits the occasion pretty well!

Supplies:  Stamps – Stampin’ Up!, The Cat’s Pajamas, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pacific Point, Real Red, inks – Copic B06, C3, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Simon Says Stamp (banner), Spellbinders (circles), embossing folder – Stampin’ Up!, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Floral with Buttons Encouragement Card

This card is related to a previously mentioned conversation with Cousin Pati. The two larger buttons were purchased as crafting accessories. The smallest button came from a blouse I owned back in my Software Engineer/Mathematician days.

The stems were all cut with the same die, and I embossed them with an embossing folder. Then, I trimmed them by hand to make them unique.

This cannot be sent through the mail in a regular envelope.

Supplies:  Stamp – Simon Says Stamp, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, PopTone Razzle Berry, Stampin’ Up! Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Pink Pirouette (retired), Soft Sky (retired), Wild Wasabi (retired), ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Papertrey Ink (stems), Provo Craft (flowers), buttons – Stampin’ Up!, dark pink – source unknown, embossing folder – Provo Craft, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.

 


Dinosaur Textured Birthday Note Card

I had a few extra pieces left from yesterday’s card (dinosaur, cloud blended sky), and needed an easy card to mail for personal use.

Supplies:  Stamps – Lawn Fawn, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Mellow Moss (retired), Tangerine Tango (retired), Wild Wasabi, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Tumbled Glass, VersaFine Vintage Sepia, VersaMark, dies – Lawn Fawn (dinosaur, hillside, leaves), Reverse Confetti (quilted tag), Simon Says Stamp (banner), embossing folder – Taylored Expressions, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


Long Neck Dinosaur Baby Card

This dinosaur family may be brachiosaurus, but I think of Littlefoot in the animated movie “The Land Before Time” – he was a Long Neck.

One of my cousins just welcomed a new grandbaby, and she requested another dinosaur baby card.  (The original dinosaur baby card is HERE .) I couldn’t make the cards the same…it took me a fair amount of time to have my epiphany.

I blended the sky with a cloud stencil, then built the scene on top of that with my die cut pieces. I struggled with where to place the “new baby” sentiment and finally decided to put it on Soft Sky paper so it blended with the sky.

Supplies:  Stamps – Clearly Besotted, Lawn Fawn, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Desert Storm, Stampin’ Up! Cajun Craze (I think?), Chocolate Chip, Confetti White, Crushed Curry, Kiwi Kiss (retired), Mellow Moss (retired), Soft Sky (retired), Tangerine Tango (retired), inks – Copic E23, Tim Holtz/Ranger Tumbled Glass, VersaFine Vintage Sepia, dies – Lawn Fawn (dinosaurs, trees, stitched hillside), Simon Says Stamp (banner), embossing folder – Provo Craft, stencil – My Favorite Things, oval punch – Stampin’ Up!, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.