Flourishing Phrases for Global Design Project

Today I am playing along with the Global Design Project #138 sketch.  I needed some sympathy cards and this sketch gave me a starting point.

Global Design Project #138Click HERE to link see all the design team cards. Great inspiration for this sketch.

I went with monochrome colors for a soft and sweet sympathy card. I like Whisper White or Very Vanilla for sympathy cards. Every once and awhile I may use a light pink or blue. Soft and simple are my usual go to. It is always hard to make sympathy cards, so I do like to have a few in reserve. Do you keep them in your stash or do you like to create for each occasion?

Here is my Sympathy card:

 Flourishing Phrases sympathy card Stampin' Up Global Design Project Ginny Harrell

All Very Vanilla with a tiny bit of Crumb Cake for an accent. I am glad this set, Flourishing Phrases will be in the new catalog. It is perfect for weddings, sympathy, and birthdays. Love a set that is multipurpose.

Don’t forget the Occasions Catalog is ending May 31 along with all the retiring products. Click HERE to see the retiring products.

Did you watch the Royal Wedding today? It was lovely. I so enjoyed seeing all the pretty colors, flowers and the wedding couple seemed so happy. I wish them all the best. I might have to take a nap after getting up so early though!

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a wonderful Saturday!

 Ginny

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Springtime Foils & Stampin’ Blends

Happy Monday, Stamping Friends. I am back today with an easy WOW card for you to create. Springtime Foils is one of the new Sale-a-bration free items. This Designer Series Paper is shiny and smooth and oh so pretty. It makes lovely cards when left plain, but WOW cards when you color it with Stampin’ Blends.

Here are my cards:

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#Springtime Foils #Sale-a-bration #Blends

Blends Coloring Tips

Tips for adding color: Start with the lightest color and add the darker highlights. Go back over it with the lighter color to blend and smooth the colors. The more you work with the colors the prettier it looks. Because this DSP is smooth you can even go back over the colors a few hours later. I found that waiting for the colors to blend and dry was helpful. Then you can go back and smooth the colors out if needed. The sentiment can be placed wherever you want. I looked at the flower to leaf balance and then decided where to place the sentiment.

Do you love these cards?

I sure do. So much so I have already mailed the birthday cards to friends!

#Springtime Foils #Sale-a-bration #Blends

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Springtime Foils can be yours for free when you spend $50.00 (before tax and shipping).

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Thanks for stopping by today. Happy stamping and happy blending!

 Ginny

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Mother Nature Never Goes Out of Style

Lovely as a Tree has been a staple of every Stampin’ Up! catalog for many years. It is one of those timeless stamp sets. Nature never goes out of style.

I had not used Lovely as a Tree in a while so I thought I would pull it out and make a few Sympathy cards. I like to keep simple, yet elegant sympathy cards on hand. This fall colored card would be very easy to replicate. Go ahead and give it a try.

I used the new Sponge Brayer to add the background color. I love these sponge brayers! Have you tried them yet? You will love them also. If you want to change colors you just rinse them out and change colors. They release the ink much better than most sponges.

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Thanks for stopping by today. Happy Stamping!

Ginny

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