Saturday, 12 September 2020

Ink.Stamp.Share - September Special Blog Hop!


Welcome to the Ink.Stamp.Share Blog Hop!    

It's great to be back with this talented bunch of demonstrators, get ready for some great projects!

If you have just arrived from Sue's blog and you are visiting my blog for the first time - hello and welcome! My name is Kim and I am a Stampin' Up! demonstrator from Somerset, UK. 

There is no theme today - although you'll find we have all used products from the Annual, Beginners or Mini catalogues.


To view all of today's projects, scroll down my post until you find the 'Next' button - simply click this button to be taken to the next blog and then repeat until you end up back here again! 

Alternatively, you can click each name under the Roll Call to check out all of the amazing projects!


I've been having lots of fun creating backgrounds with Embossing Paste and the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks.

I mixed a drop or two of Smoky Slate ink into matte Embossing Paste and applied it to a piece of Whisper White cardstock through the mask. I made sure I positioned the mask so that the pattern was centralised on my cardstock.



Once it had dried fully, I adhered the embossed background to a Smoky Slate card base. 

Don't you just love how the colour of the paste blends beautifully into the base. 


I stamped the large flower from the Forever Blossom stamp set and lightly coloured it in with Purple Posy Stampin' Blends and Mint Macaron Stampin' Blends.  I then die cut it with the coordinating Cherry Blossom dies.

I die cut a label from the Stitched Nested Labels and attached this to my card with Dimensionals. I then added the flower using more Dimensionals.

The sentiment I've used is also from the Forever Blossom stamp set. I've stamped it in Versamark onto Basic Gray cardstock and added White Embossing Powder.


Thank you so much for visiting my blog - I hope you enjoyed my project today! You can sign up to receive my future blog posts by email by clicking here .

If you have the time, it would be lovely if you could leave us comments to let us know you've stopped by! I'd love to know where you are from and your favourite stamp set, bundle, suite or kit from the Stampin' Up! Mini Catalogue. 

You'll be visiting Gez Carpenters blog next on the Ink.Stamp.Share Blog Hop!

Simply click next to 'hop' from blog to blog!


Roll Call


Jo Blackman

Sue McDonald

Tricia Butts

Libby Fens

Sue Allen

Kim Price - you are here!

Gez Carpenter

Cindy Mitchell-Clark

Laura Mackie

Lisa Kmiec







Before you go, why not check out my Shadow Box Book Card?
This 3D card is PERFECT for special celebrations.
You can purchase my video tutorial where I show you 
exactly how I made this card. 
I have used the Peony Garden Suite but you can use any DSP you like.
Once you know the core structure, the possibilities are endless!

 



16 comments:

  1. Wow - I just love this card and the different techniques you have shared. Such soft and gentle colours.

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  2. Lovely card Kim, great use of those masks :-)

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    1. Thanks Gez! I'm going to put them down for a while now but they'll be back!!

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  3. Beautiful card Kim, I love the subtle colours. Thanks for hopping with us x

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  4. Stunning card design. I just love the textured background.

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  5. Beautiful card, I must get the stencils, gives a fantastic texture

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    1. Thank you - the masks are such a fun technique to try!

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  6. Beautiful card! The embossing paste looks fantastic!

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    1. Thanks Lisa! I'm a bit late to the party with the embossing paste!

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  7. love the use of the embossing paste

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  8. WOW love this Kim, love the layout, the colour EVERYTHING about it, thanks for sharing

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