My clever friend, Bronwyn Eastley at Addinktive Designs, has put out a call for members to join her Addinktive Design Tutorial Design team.
I love her tutorials! The cards are amazing, and her instructions have great photos and lots of detail. I purchased the Z-fold card with a Picket Fence tutorial last year and ran it as a class for my regular stamping class. I realised I didn’t blog about it, so here we go!!
I love the Jars of Love set. I was a little late to the party getting this set, but I’m so glad I did. When I did this card as a class, I actually stamped and cut out all the flowers for my 10 ladies. Yes, ALL OF THEM!! Did you know that adds up to about a million flowers! Well, it felt like it!!
So here it is closed, so you can see it does fit into a standard envelope.
Here’s a front on view. (BTW, it’s not the easiest card to photograph!!)
Can you see the Z?
Isn’t it pretty!!
Whilst it was a challenge to make this in a class, the ladies did a great job and really enjoyed it.
I’m going to have to try this one using a different stamp set and see how it turns out.
Let me know what you think!
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It’s hard to believe that we are at the end of June! Where is the year going? I have to say that I am really enjoying doing the Colour Challenges with Colour Inkspiration. I am “challenged” nearly every time but I love pushing myself and stepping outside the traditional boundaries that I set for myself.
Speaking of challenges, here is another one! You can choose at least 4 of these colours – Whisper White, Night of Navy, Elegant Eggplant, Cherry Cobbler, Flirty Flamingo, Dapper Denim, Smoky Slate and Peekaboo Peach.
I had a couple of attempts with my card for this challenge. I didn’t like them so you don’t get to see them! I wanted to use the Jar of Love stamp set so I went back to the drawing board and started with a white base. I then stamped the jars in Smoky Slate. I actually wanted to use the flowers in the stamp set but I discovered that there isn’t a green in our colours so I couldn’t work out how to do the stems! Then I realised that there is a fish stamp with a matching framelit so hello fishies!!
I’m not sure what sort of fish they are, but mine are Cherry Cobbler, Flirty Flamingo and Peekaboo Peach!
There’s a cute sentiment in the stamp set, Best Fishes, so this will be my brother-in-law’s birthday card as he is a wanna-be fisherman. I wasn’t sure what to do with the sentiment but felt the card needed something at the top as well. I decided to stamp the sentiment in Smoky Slate then stamp it another two more times before inking up again.
Now all I have to do is remember that I have made his card by the time his birthday comes around in September!!
Next up is the amazing Denita Wright-Smee.
Don’t forget that you can share your projects using this combo on our Facebook group.
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