Friday, May 13, 2016

Summer Inspirations...

Welcome to Day 2 of groups posts for the May Papertrey Ink Release.  We have some fun new stamps to share today, so lets get started!

This first card uses 3 new sets....

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The first stamp I used was the background stamps from the new set called Sand Swatch.  I love these simple images that can give you the beach on any card!  Next, I stamped out 3 seashells from the new Simple Seashells. These stamps are amazing and give you such a fun layering system to give you more detail with multiple ink colors.  Last, I stamped the sentiment from Walk by Faith.  This new set is amazing!  I love the fun and simple font and all the sentiment included are beautiful!

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For this next card, I used a new stencil from the Sun and Surf Stencil Collection and a stamp set called Keep Swimming....

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First, I did some watercoloring in the background with my Peerless watercolors and the stencil.  I stamped the whale and popped him up on some foam tape.  I picked out 4 sentiments from the set and stamped them all with a fun, positive message.  Last, I added in some Rain Stones for a little extra detail.

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Last, there are new additions to the Dress Up Dolls!  It's a summer addition!

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First, I heat embossed the gorgeous waves from the new set called What the Doodle: Waves on vellum.  I used a light blue Copic on the back of the vellum just to give it a little color.  I also added in a sentiment from Dress Up Dolls: Summer.  Last, I die cut and colored this cute little girl and gave her a fun swimming suit.  I layered up this vellum card front to a scored base to finish it off.  

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So that is it for today!  Head on over to Nichole's blog to see what the other girls have made up for today.  Thanks so much for coming by and I hope to see you tomorrow!


10 comments:

  1. Love you first two cards, the soft colors, the waves, the sea shells, take me to another place far away from WI!

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  2. LOVE the Walk by Faith sentiments! Great cards!!!

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  3. Wonderful summer cards Laurie!!

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  4. your shell card is perfection!

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  5. LOOOOVE the Walk By Faith card!!! JUST BEAUTIFUL!!! (I want that sentiment set! LOL ) The sea shells & sand are PERFECT & PEACEFUL with this sentiment! ;) I ALSO LIKE the water coloring you've done with the stencil!!! JUST BEAUTIFUL!!! AND your little swimmer is ADORABLE!! ;)

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  6. Cute, cute cards, Laurie! My fav is the first one with multicolored seashells.

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  7. Just wondering if the dotted triangles from the sea urchin could be turned around to make a starfish?

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  8. Wonderful cards, Laurie. It's funny how our eyes are drawn to certain products. While each of your cards as a whole is fabulous, I zeroed in on the Walk By Faith sentiment on the first card and the waves on the next two. Those parts just brought each card to life for me.

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  9. Love the look of the waves on the vellum. The whale card is the best. Great look of the stenciled waves with the water color.

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  10. Fabulous cards, Laurie! I especially love the second one with the whale -- it's amazing!

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