It is no secret that blue is my favorite color. Given a choice of colors, I always choose blue. So I’m celebrating the Monday blues today with a blue card!
This shade of blue is one of the five new 2020-2022 In-Colors called Misty Moonlight. And it does look like a moonlit night. I paired the Misty Moonlight cardstock with one of the Misty Moonlight pieces from the 2020-2022 In-Color Designer Series Papers.
The stamp set I used is called Jar of Flowers and has two different size jars as well as four different flower groupings to stamp. You can see one of the other flower groupings in this post – Jar of Flowers = Jar of Sunshine!.
I chose to color the flowers on my card today with Stampin’ Blends Markers in another blue shade – Seaside Mist along with Daffodil Delight and Just Jade.
There is a little trick to getting the flowers to look like they are actually sitting in the jar and that is to use a masking technique. Using a Post-It note, stamp the flower design on the Post-It note making sure that the bottom of the flower design is stamped where the sticky side is on the back. The cut on out the flowers on the lines. You’ll use this piece to mask the flowers and stamp both the jar and the stems.
First stamp the flowers on your piece of Whisper White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Then place the Post-It Note mask piece directly on top of where you stamped. Next stamp the jar placing the neck of the jar above the edge of the masked piece. Then stamp the stems in the same manner – inking the stamp and stamping just above the edge of the masked piece.
Remove the Post-It note mask piece and Ta-Da! The flowers look like they are sitting in the jar!
And I almost forgot to mention that I also used one of the new In-Color ribbons….yes, you are right…it’s 1/4” Misty Moonlight ribbon, that also happens to coordinate with the new Misty Moonlight ink.
If you’d like to make this card, these are the supplies you will need:
- Jar of Flowers Stamp Set
- Lovely You Stamp Set (sentiment)
- Stitched So Sweetly Dies (sentiment)
- Misty Moonlight Cardstock – Cut 4 ¼” x 11”; Score and fold at 5 ½”
- 2020-2022 In-Color Designer Series Paper – Cut 5 ¼” x 4”, plus a strip cut 1/2” x 4”
- Misty Moonlight Cardstock – Cut 3 ⅜” x 4 ⅝” and a piece cut 2” x ⅞”
- Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 3 ¼” x 4 ½”, plus a piece cut 5 1/4” x 4” for the card inside and scrap for die cut
- Misty Moonlight ¼” In-Color Ribbon
- Ink – Misty Moonlight and Memento Tuxedo Black
- Stampin’ Blends Markers: Seaside Spray, Daffodil Delight and Just Jade
- Adhesive: Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Dimensionals, Glue Dots
July “Summer Nights” Paper Pumpkin Kit
The July “Summner Nights” Paper Pumpkin Kit is available to order! You can celebrate summer with this kit with fireworks, fireflies and fun! This kit contains enough supplies to create 9 postcard-style cards with coordinating envelopes, and die-cut tea light bags. But wait! There is more! July’s kit also has a special “Summer Nights Add-on” that includes 24 card bases and envelopes that coordinate with the kit! So you can expand your fun! This is what each kit contains:
Summer Night’s Paper Pumpkin – supplies to make 9 Postcard-style cards – 4” x 5 1/4”, plus coordinating envelopes in the following coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana and Night of Navy.
Summer Night’s Add On – 24 pre-printed card bases to make 5 1/2” x 4 1/4” cards with coordinating envelopes. Please note – You do not need these extra cards to complete the regular Paper Pumpkin kits. They are extra cards that you can combine with leftover elements from the Paper Pumpkin kit or just use them on their own to make more fun cards!
You can order the July Paper Pumpkin Kit NOW…..Click HERE to order! The deadline to order is July 10th!….or while supplies last!
Please note: The July Paper Pumpkin Add-on will be available to order July 1-10!
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