TGIFC126 - Technique Challenge Z Fold

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another TGIF Challenge, this week is technique time featuring Z-fold cards. You'll see several different types of Z Fold cards on the site today, so be sure to head over and check them out.

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Here is my card for this week. I just love the Glamper Greetings Stamp Set. It has images to dress up the camper for several different seasons and occasions. I set my camper in an autumn scene, and followed the color scheme of the pretty Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper. I stamped the images in Black Stazon ink, and then used a blender pen to add ink and blur the solid stamped images.

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OSAT Blog Hop - Throwback Thursday

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this month's One Stamp At a Time Blog Hop, and our theme this month is Throwback Thursday! Our assignment was to take a past project, and rework it with current stamps and products.

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I decided to rework a card set that I shared in this post. Only, this time I'm using the Painted Harvest stamp set. I can't seem to get enough of these sunflowers lately!
 

Friendship cards featuring the Painted Harvest Stamp Set from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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Fancy Friday - Large Font Love

Hello and welcome back! It's time for the August Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team)! This month we're celebrating our love for large fonts, and all the great stamp sets that feature them. You're in for a creative treat, so be sure to circle all the way around the hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Jennifer's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun project!

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I decided to play around with the Happy Celebrations Photopolymer Stamp Set and the coordinating Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folders. And, I wanted to play around with some color-blocking techniques.

Birthday cards featuring the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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TGIFC118 - Technique Challenge

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another TGIF Challenge, this time featuring the emboss resist technique! There are so many ways to use this technique. After you heat emboss, you can watercolor, sponge or spray your ink over the image, which will resist the ink!

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I chose to watercolor over my heat embossed greetings. I stamped them in Versamark ink, and heat embossed them with clear powder onto Watercolor Paper. I wet the watercolor paper with plain water first, and then colored over it with each of the ink colors (Berry Burst, Soft Sky, Tangerine Tango and Lemon Lime Twist) using an Aqua Painter. After doing this, the greetings stay white!

Emboss resist cards featuring Watercolor Words Stamp Set from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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Fancy Friday - Memories & More

Hello, and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Sue's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun cards!

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For this month's theme, we decided to show you several projects that you can make with the new Memories & More card packs and accessories. I'm using the Color Theory pack, which is focused on the seasons of the year. I decided to make a pocket page and also two cards to share.

Pocket page and friendship cards featuring the Memories & More Color Theory Card Pack from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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