Thursday, 1 October 2020

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid - Positive Inkers Global Design Team Blog Hop October 2020

Welcome my crafty friends to another Positive Inkers Global Design Team Blog Hop!  Our theme for this hop is Non-traditional Christmas colours.

For my card, I used the Perfectly Plaid & Merry Moose stamp sets.  All the products for this card as well as all Stampin' Up! products can be purchased through my Online Store.

Using my Water Painters, I pretty much soaked the Fluid 100 Watercolour Paper.  Next, I placed a drop or two of re-inker onto my largest acrylic block, diluted the ink with a bit of water and 'painted' the colour onto the watercolour paper in about a 1.5 inch strip.  Then I carried on with the next colour, and so on, until the paper.   

Re-inker colours: So Saffron, Mango Melody, Pool Party, Balmy Blue, Flirty Flamingo, Cinnamon Cider, Gorgeous Grape, Magenta Madness. What can I say - I like playing with colours! 

Once dry, I heat embossed the tree image using White Embossing Powder.

And then....I cut them using the Tree Punch.  The trees I chose for my card were Pool Party, Balmy Blue and Flirty Flamingo with So Saffron.

I embossed Whisper White using one of the Wrapped in Texture embossing folders, then cut it using a Tasteful Label die.  Do you see a bit of sparkle?  That's our Black Glitter Paper from the Aug-Dec Mini Catalogue!  I cut it using the largest scalloped Layering Oval die.  To bring balance to the card, the card base is Basic Black.


I just love the font in this sentiment!  It's heat embossed in Silver, and cut using one of the Stitched Rectangle dies.  The look of texture in the Peony Garden DSP is amazing!  And...from Oct 1-31 this DSP, along with other selections are on sale!  Check out the flyer HERE

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To continue with the hop, click on one of the links below:

Sandy McCullough - Canada (you are here)

Maheswari Raja-Guru - Australia 

Elly Rijnvis - Netherlands

Kate Bold - UK (sitting out this month)

Karen Bird-Day - USA

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  1. Sandy, I love this - in my holiday card classes each year, we do a non-traditional color. And this year they assigned me yellow! I've been scratching my head for 2 weeks, but your creation is AMAZINGLY perfect. I can't wait to try and come up with my own version with yellow to stun them. I also appreciate the link to your blog to read how you did it. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Hi Stacey! I'm so happy to have inspired you and I'm always happy to share my how-to.


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