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Non-Christmas Card Using Christmas Barn Bundle

Don't you like when a stamp set gives extra life?  Meaning, you can use for other occasions other than what they are meant for.  So even though my project features a New Bundle Called - Christmas Barn, I made an all occasion card.  

#Christmasbarn #lisabrown

You can see the full bundle below (stamps & dies) but here are the Barn Dies... you get lots of great choices. 

Barn dies

Card Details:

  • card base is 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Mossy Meadow card stock (CS)
  • next layer is 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 Cajun Craze CS
    • DIE CUT the fence and sign post from this piece
    • the adhere the 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 to card front
  • you will need a 3 x 4 piece of Basic White to stamp and die cut the barn, 3 trees and words for sign
    • barn stamped in Black Memento and colors with Blends
    • trees stamped in Garden Green ink
  • die cut silo image on 2 x 3 piece of Real Red CS
  • I used my Blending Brushes with Garden Green and Balmy Blue ink pads for sky and grass on a piece of Basic White that is 4 x 5-1/4.   I went light on the grass.  
  • I stamped ground details with Garden Green ink but I stamped off first
  • Build your scene and glue on all your pieces, using dimensionals for the top tree and sign

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Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks

Hi there...  Are you looking forward to spring just as much as I am?  We have had some glimpses recently and some potential warm weather in the next few days.  Can't wait!  These projects will hopefully help you feel the spring bug. 

I have 3 card projects for you that are super easy and feature the Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks.  You can see my first posting using this mask HERE.  Be sure to check it out. 

1.)  Layered Butterfly with decorative corners.  The bottom of the butterfly is a light layer of Bermuda Bay and the butterfly detail is heavy, multiple layers of Bermuda Bay.  I applied my ink using Blending Brushes.  

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2.)  Roses and vines are Melon Mambo and Old Olive inks, again,  applied with Blending Brushes.  Basic White card stock cut 2-1/2 x 4 each.  

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3.)  This butterfly truly shows off why these masks have the word "Layering" in their name.  You can layer the patterns to get different affects.  Gorgeous Grape ink applied with Blending Brushes with a light base coat and multiple layers for the dark detail. 

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Just a Reminder:  You have until April 30, 2020 for Last Chance Products!   Items retiring from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog with some being discounted. 

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Making a Quick Decorative Background

Want to make a quick decorative background?  Have you seen the Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks (#158142) in the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog.  

These masks are awesome but be sure to sign up for my blog notifications so you can see why they are called "layering" masks.  You won't want to miss that.   (Update:  new post LINK)

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For this project,  I dressed up  the background by using my Blending Brushes and rubbing  Crumb Cake Ink over the mask.  Notice the subtle light and dark areas.  You can control how much ink you spread with the brushes. 

Stampwithlisabrown #layeringmasks

The best part about this easy card is that you can use any stamp and die bundle. I have put a couple of suggestions below. 

Don't forget our LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS for items that are retiring at the end of April 2022! 

 

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We BEE Stamping Team Blog Hop Farewell To 2020-2022 In Colors

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Saying goodbye to the 2020-2022 In-Colors... I cannot believe it has been two years already and we are saying goodbye to these five great colors; Misty Moonlight, Bumblebee, Cinnamon Cider, Magenta Madness and Just Jade.  But as sad as we might be to see them go, only means five great new colors will be introduced. 

Using the Ranunculus Romance Bundle, I gave each color a showing in this card project. 

#stampwithlisabrown  #ranunculusromance

Card Details:

  • Misty Moonlight Card Stock:      4-1/4 x 5-1/2 and 5-1/2 x 8-1/2
  • Magenta Madness Card Stock:   3 x 3
  • Just Jade Card Stock:                   2 x 4-1/2
  • Basic White Card Stock:              (2) 4 x 5-1/4

Other supplies:  Scalloped Contour Dies, Crinkle Seam Binding Ribbon, Sponge Daubers

  • Form Misty Moonlight card base by folding the 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 piece of CS in half. 
  • With Cinnamon Cider Ink, stamping ink off twice, stamp the antique script words randomly on one of the 4 x 5-1/2 Basic White and adhere to card base
  • With the 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 piece of Misty Moonlight, die cut the second largest Contour die and 4 decorative dies from Ranunculus dies, adhering those to the four corners of Contour die cut. 
  • Add a piece of Crinkle ribbon to above and adhere to card front
  • Die cut Ranunculus flower outline with the 3 x 3 Magenta Madness CS
  • With the 4 x 5-1/4 Basic White CS:
    • die cut detailed ranunculus flower
    • die cut 2nd smallest Scalloped Contour die
    • stamp flower* and die cut
    • stamp "hello" in Bumblebee ink and die cut

*stamp flower:  I used Magenta Madness and Just Jade and a Stampin' Sponge to add color to the stamp

  • Adhere white detail die cut flower to Magenta Madness and glue to card front. 
  • Die cut two leaves from the Ranunculus dies and adhere to back corners of the Scalloped Contour die and add to card front with Dimensionals
  • I added the Ranunculus stamped flowers with Dimensionals to the above
  • The "Hello" is adhered with Dimensionals
  • I tied a double bow with White Crinkle Seam Binding Ribbon

Make sure to Buzzzzz on over to see what Karen Burke has made or Buzzzzz on Back to visit Linda Bauwin

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We BEE Stamping TEAM Blog Hop - Looking Ahead to Spring

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Welcome to our monthly Team Blog Hop!  This month we are talking and thinking spring!  Living in NE Ohio, spring cannot come soon enough.  We had a warm day today (about 50 degrees F) and boy, it sure felt great. 

For my project, I decided to use the Tulip Fields Bundle.  Just about nothing else to me says spring than a field of tulips!

#tulipfields  #stampwithlisabrown  #creativecardcloset

Stamps & Dies:    Flowering Fields Bundle

Card Stock:           

  • Thick Basic White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2
  • Pear Pizzazz 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 and 1-3/8 x 2
  • Basic White 1-1/4 x 1-7/8 and 2 x 2-1/4
  • Basic Black 1/2 x 1-3/4 and 1-1/4 x 2

Designer Series Paper (Flowering Fields) 4 x 5-1/4

Step-by-step:

  1. Thick Basic White is your card base to score and fold in half.
  2. Adhere DSP to the 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 Pear Pizazz
  3. Stamp words on white 1-1/4 x 1-7/8 and mat with the Pear Pizzazz 1-3/8 x 2
  4. Add words to card with dimensionals 
  5. Tie ribbon around with knot and glue to Basic White card base
  6. Add two mini flower embellishments (Loose Flower Flourishes)
  7. Stamp windmill on 2 x 2-1/4 white and die cut and glue to card front
  8. Tip use Adhesive Sheets for the Fence and Bicycle!  You'll thank me later
  9. Die cut fence and bicycle in black card stock and adhere to card front

You really can use any sentiment on this card.  I just love all the bright colors. 

If you would like to buzzzz on back to Linda Bauwin's page you can click below or buzzzz forward to see what Karen has created!

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Hello Tulips! Step Card

Hello there... 

My card project today was from a product challenge I took part in.  My upline sends a random sampling of product that is being released, in the case,  from the 2022 Jan-June Mini catalog.  For this card I used a piece of the Flowerings Fields 12 x 12" Designer Series Paper and the Brushed Brass Butterflies.  

I am super excited that my card came in 1st place!  Yahoo!  So, let me share with you. 

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Card Details:

  • 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Basic Black Card Stock - scored and folded at 4-1/4 to form card base
  • DSP 4 x 5-1/4 
  • Poppy Parade card stock 4 x 5-1/4 and scrap to die cut the letters

You will need five different sizes of the Stitched Rectangle Die.  You will cut the DSP with the largest one, then third and fourth sizes down. 

With the second largest and small rectangle dies, you will cut the Poppy Parade card stock

  • Once all rectangles are cut, adhere the largest DSP piece on top of Poppy Parade that leaves a 1/4" boarder.  Adhere with two (2) layers of Black Dimensionals for extra height. 
  • Do the same thing to the next sizes down except only use one (1) layer of Black Dimensionals. 

Die cut three (3) sets of "HELLO" with the left over small rectangle and scrap Poppy Parade card stock.  Glue letters together and adhere to center of card.  Decorate with a couple of the Brushed Brass Butterflies. 

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You can find the Flowering Fields DSP and Brushed Brass Butterflies in the Jan-June 2022 Mini Catalog, along with a ton of other great products!

Join My Team and you too can take part in these fun challenges!  OH!  Did I mention there are great prizes too. 

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