Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Colorful Stained Glass Flower Garden hand-stamped card

Inspired by a fellow crafter, stamper and friend.. this stunning card came to life!  With rich, luscious colors, shine and a 'floating' feel - this card simulates a Stained Glass feel with no breaking to worry about.  Create this fun, easy and WOW hand-stamped card that you can deliver smiles and sunshine with.  See how I highlight the Blendabilites and Window Sheets for this Tool Tip Tuesday!!
Create this stunning stained-glass flower card with:
Corner Garden Background Stamp (wood 134045/clear 134048)
Window Sheets (114323)
Whisper White card stock (100730)
Memento Ink Pad (132708)
Daffodil Delight Blendabilities (130998)
Pumpkin Pie Blendabilities (130997)
Rich Razzleberry Blendabilities (131003)
Old Olive Blendabilites (130999)
Glue Dots (103683)
Stampin' Trimmer (126889)
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RECEIVE YOUR OWN COPY of the New Idea Book and Catalog when You EMAIL ME your name, number and the best time to call, I will send it with a hand-stamped gift!! 
OK so I LOVE our Window Sheets!!  They are PERFECT for my various crafts - from the windows in boxes or cards, Shaker Frames or as clear accents on cards, boxes and they work like a dream with the Big Shot!! 
Here I attempted to use the new Memento ink pad and Blendabilities directly on the Window Sheet (that I cut to 4"x6" card and scored - the Stampin' Trimmer has BOTH the Cutter and Score Blade for easy use on crafting).  Darn!!  The Memento ink is NOT like the Stazon Jet Black ink pad.  It doesn't dry on the Window Sheets - grrrr - lol.  So I had to go wipe off this Corner Garden background stamped image and rethink my card.
Stamping the image with the Memento ink pad (a must in using the new Blendabilities Markers) on Whisper White card stock.  Here I cut the cardstock down to 3-3/4"x5-1/2" and used the Blendabilites to color in the flowers and leaves.
When you purchase the Blendabilites Markers, now available, from me you receive an exclusive tutorial video and four fun crafted cards - using the Blendabilities - as BONUSES!! 
Insert the colored flower garden image into the folded Window Sheets using the Glue Dots.  Add a blank page to the back of the card/Window Sheet on the inside and you now have a Floating, Shiny, Colorful Stained Glass like card that is sure to WOW!!  The Floating Card is a FUN way to WOW while being super easy!  (Use the Envelope Punch Board #133774 to create a custom envelope to fit this 4"x6" card and deliver extra WOW's.)
I couldn't resist taking a photo on my front porch - placing this garden card out in nature to highlight the beauty and depth of the color and shine in this card.  The Blendabilites Markers create a depth and elegance to this garden and the Window Sheets makes for a high shine, cool 'floating' card that will stand above the rest!
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I LOVE that Summer brings the blossoms and beauty of nature into our lives.  Celebrating the warm weather, stunning blossoms and combining it with my love of paper-crafting is fun!  This hand-stamped stained-glass like card with depth of color and high shine is sure to WOW!  So thanks for the inspiration from my fellow crafter - I hope that this delivers some color and smiles into your life!  This Tool Tip Tuesday is a fun way to highlight these cool tools and show how to incorporate them into your crafting!

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