Blends Easy Techniques # 4 – Bluebird Thank you Card

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Last month I posted my first three videos introducing Stampin’ Blends, as I explained at that time, Stampin Blends are alcohol markers and have been available for a few years now. Although I have some of them I had not really explored them very much. When one of my lovely customers asked me a question on them I was unable to give her a good answer and made the decision I was going to teach myself how to use them!

Rather than practice in private – I decided I was going to practice on video, starting with the basics and developing my skills in front of you, my sweet readers! So the fourth in the series introduces the Color Lifter to create a pretty Western Bluebird using the Free As A Bird Stamp Set – enjoy!

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Celebrate Sunflowers with some Stampin’ Blends

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Happy July !!!!

Today I am back with sunflowers, this time in more traditional colors and breaking out my Stampin’ Blends to do a little soothing coloring.

There is a little bit of technique going on with this one in that I stamped my outline in Daffodil Delight ink but ‘stamped off’ before stampining onto a piece of Whisper White Thick Card.  This gave me a nice, softer outline in which to add my colors.

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Graceful Glass ~ Vellum and Stampin’ Blends

Today’s card shows a number of products from the new Graceful Glass Suite.  The is a perfect suite if you love to color because it has a boatload of images in the Graceful Glass Designer Vellum pack and coupled with some of the Stampin’ Blends you can color to your hearts content.

The focal part of my card is made from one half  of one of the sheets in the pack – so you can get 2 cards out of this design.  A couple of the new In-Color cards and some of the black 1/8 cord complete the card.  The greeting is from the Painted Glass Stamp Set – which has a selection of greetings for most occasions, Thank You, Birthday, Sympathy and Celebrate.

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