Welcome to part 2 of the July Color Fusers Design Team Blog Hop, featuring 3 wonderful Stampin' Up! In Colors: Cucumber Crush, Flirty Flamingo and Peekaboo Peach! We are so glad you have joined us on this blog hop and hope you enjoy all of the cards and projects we have to share with you! Please be sure to click on all of the links at the bottom of this post to visit all of the wonderful Stampin' UP! blogs!
I am featuring a brand new bundle from Stampin' Up! that will be available to customers on August 2, 2016, called Thoughtful Branches. The bundle features a 20+ piece stamp set and 9 dies in the framelit set! This will be a limited time offer set in August, starting Aug. 2nd while supplies last.. so be sure to add this to your August shopping list! 🙂 Click to download a .pdf showing this great bundle! Download Thoughtfulbranches-bundle-stampin-up-pattystamps
I created a hydrangea image with my Thoughtful Branches set, but you can also create a tree, pine trees, apple trees, and so many more amazing projects with this bundle!
How to Make a Window Front Card:
I wanted to create a different style card, so I decided to cut an opening in my card front using the Project Life by Stampin' UP! Cards & Labels framelit set.
- Start with a 4-1/4 x 11" top fold card
- Position the rectangle die in the front panel of the card, put it through the Big Shot to die cut the opening
- Add a piece of Window Sheet, approx. 4" x 5-1/4". I used Fast Fuse and the adhesive barely shows! yay!
- Use the rectangle cut out to die cut the Peekaboo Peach flower piece to conserve cardstock
- Add a contrasting piece of designer paper inside the card so that you have a fun pattern showing through the window
On my Window Front Card, I used Cucumber Crush cardstock to die cut the stem/leaves from the Thoughtful Branches framelits set, and then cut the flower portion in both Flirty Flamingo and Peekaboo Peach and layered them together.
I also stamped the leaf image on the Peekaboo Peach with Peekaboo Peach ink, then used my Wink of Stella to add glimmer to the top flower layer! So pretty!
I could tell there were several Thoughtful Branches greeting images that would fit in the label from the Project Life Cards & Labels framelit set.. here is a tip to check to see if your image will fit!
One last tip for you .. when adding intricate die cut pieces to your projects, use either the Fine-Tip glue pen or the Multipurpose glue sparingly!
Thank you for stopping by my PattyStamps blog today! I hope you enjoyed this fun color combo! Please visit the other Color Fuse Blog Hop team members listed below for more color inspiration!
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REMINDER: Thoughtful Branches set/bundle/dies are available starting Aug. 2, 2016
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