Monochrome Forever Fern ~ Inspirational Card

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I shared earlier this week that the 1/4 Grey Granite Shimmer Ribbon is a firm favorite – it goes with just about everything.  I have also said in the past that my ribbon drawer is often the inspiration for some of my designs, so it goes without saying that my favorite ribbon would start the ball rolling on a card….. and so here it is!

I chose the Forever Fern Bundle, which has the Forever Fern Stamp Set and the Forever Flourishing Dies.   If you are looking for an all occasion bundle then this is the one for you – it has the DistINKtive style of stamps which gives your images depths of color by just stamping once!

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Super Feminine – Power of Hope Card

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The Power of Hope Stamp Set is one of the sets available for FREE during Sale-a-bration, I used it for today’s ultra feminine card, this set has some very pretty images as well as some inspirational greetings that are perfect for that ‘just because’ card we might sent when we are thinking of someone who would just love to know we are thinking of them.

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Tasteful Textures – Happy Card

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Today I have paired Calypso Coral and Cherry Cobbler – not a color combination I would have thought would go together until I tried it – you have to be adventurous, get those inks out and work with them – you will surprise yourself on how the wonderful colors we have in the Stampin’ UP! color families go together!

My stamp set is Tasteful Textures, it has three lovely designs and six greetings – you can’t do better than a stamp set with images and greetings!

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Royal Peacock – Inspirational Card

The choice of colors for today’s card was one of those happy accidents – inspired by the Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots (pg 177 of Annual catalog) which fell out of the little box I had stored them in – the Lovely Lipstick ones in particular attracted me, although, to be honest they look more like Melon Mambo to me and that is the color I chose to pair with one of the new in-colors, Pretty Peacock which is just perfect for the stamp set I chose!

The Royal Peacock Stamp set has been so very popular and I am sure I will be sharing more cards with it but today it is the stamp that puts highlights on the peacocks tail that is the focus of my card, along with some gold heat embossing.

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Introducing……… Purple Posy – 2019 New In-Color

On Tuesday we had 5 new colors introduced to the Stampin’ UP! color family.  All are just beautiful, a range of what I can only call pastel, jewel tones.  Over the next few weeks I shall introduce each one to you and today I am starting with Purple Posy.

I paired it with the ‘just breathe’ greeting from the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set – I think it gives a really inspirational card, perfect if you are wanting to encourage or inspire someone! Continue reading