Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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Purple, Yellow, Green Floral Birthday Card

Can you tell I am thinking of SPRING???  (temperature as I am typing this Tuesday morning:  25 degrees Fahrenheit)

Supplies:  Stamps – Altenew, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, PopTone Sour Apple, inks – Gina K. Designs Key Lime, Wild Lilac, Lawn Fawn Sunflower, VersaMark, sequins – Pretty Pink Posh, embossing powder – Ranger Liquid Platinum.


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Black Eyed Susan Birthday Note Card

The state flower of Maryland is the Black Eyed Susan – it is part of the sunflower family, but looks similar to a daisy. That’s the inspiration for this use of the Mondo Daisy stamp.

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Chocolate Chip, inks – Copic BG0000, E23, E37, E57, Y17, Y18, Y35, YG95, VersaFine Onyx Black, Vintage Sepia, die – Lawn Fawn, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Pineapple Aloha Square Card

I used a wreath builder tool in my MISTI to make sure my pineapples were all symmetrical.

Newsflash:  Someone in the house (not me) has been diagnosed with the flu. Keep your fingers crossed that the rest of us can avoid the germs!

Supplies:  Stamps – Lawn Fawn, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Chocolate Chip, Tempting Turquoise (retired), inks – Copic B02, RV14, V04, YG03, YG25, Y35, VersaFine Vintage Sepia, VersaMark, die – Simon Says Stamp, embossing powder – Ranger Silver Pearl, Stampendous Detail clear.


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So Special Butterfly Card

I made this blended background ages ago, it was just hanging out in one of my folders. This week, I thought it needed a butterfly!

Supplies:  Stamp – My Favorite Things, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Night of Navy, Stardream Metallic Flame, Strathmore Bristol, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Ink Blueprint Sketch, VersaFine Clair Twilight, dies – Hero Arts (butterfly), Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Simon Says Stamp (banner), stencil – Heidi Swapp, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Seagull with Chip Note Card

I would love to be on a beach with a seagull trying to steal my lunch right about now.

Hurry up, SPRING!!

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, Lawn Fawn, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Kraft, Stampin’ Up! Soft Sky (retired), inks – Copic C03, C05, C07, YR04, Y11, Y13, Lawn Fawn Manatee, VersaFine Smokey Gray, dies – Essentials by Ellen, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Pink, Purple, Navy Floral Birthday

An old favorite design! I updated it by using navy as my neutral.

Supplies:  Stamps – A Muse Artstamps, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Night of Navy, inks – Hero Arts Unicorn, Taylored Expressions Jelly Donut, Lollipop, VersaFine Clair Twilight, die – My Favorite Things, embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder white, Stampendous Detail clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Wisteria Brighter Days Note Card

This sentiment is from an Avery Elle stamp set. I have been meaning to use it for a while – it is just perfect.

Supplies:  Stamps – Avery Elle, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, Wisteria Wonder (retired), inks – Stampin’ Up! Old Olive, Wisteria Wonder (retired), VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.