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Colorado Craft Company Anita Jeram June Release

Colorado Craft Company has a new release today, and its all about Anita Jeram illustrations! These darling stamp sets are so cute, and I picked one set to make two cards with. I also have news on a giveaway, and a list of designers joining in on the fun today. Let’s get started!

I picked Stargazers stamp set to work with. There are two sweet illustrations, and four sentiments included. There’s also a few different star stamps if you want to make a stamped starry night sky. I stamped this bunny scene onto watercolor panel with Versafine Clair Nocturne Black ink. I then made an evening sky with Payne’s Gray watercolor paint. Once I painted the bunnies and grass, I covered them up with a mask, and splattered white paint all over the panel to make stars. After it was dry, I trimmed the panel down, attached it to a slimline card base, and finished with a white heat-embossed sentiment.

The second card features the bears scene.

On the back of the package, you will find an illustration example. I colored the bears just as they are show on the package. These two bears reminded me of my sons with their dad when they were younger. I picked a sentiment that I could hear him telling them. It was really sweet to put this card together, remembering my boys when they were little. They’re 20 and 17 now, and not too little anymore. (They’re both 6’4″!) Anyway, I think this would be a great scene for Father’s day, or a dad’s birthday. I made another night scene, and splattered white paint for stars. I painted the bears with burnt umber and raw umber paint, then finished with another heat-embossed sentiment.

By the end of the summer, I will have my video studio set back up, and will be making how-to videos again. I’ll be sure to let you know when I start recording again.

So let me know what you think! Which one is your favorite? Be sure to leave a comment at each stop for a chance to win a stamp set from this release. There’s lots of inspiration being shared. If you want to see the whole release, You can find it HERE. Your next stop on the hop is the talented Bibi Cameron.

Now On To The Giveaway…

Like I mentioned before, be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win a stamp set of your choice from this release. Comments must be left by Jul 3rd, Midnight Mountain Time. Winners will be announced shortly after on the 3C Blog.

Today’s Designers:

Adam Karle

Amy Tsuruta

Amy Young

Angelica Conrad

Bibi Cameron

Daniel West

Erin Thompson

Jenn Gross

Jenn Shurkus

Jennifer Kotas

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Joe Sysavath

Kassi Hulet

Kelly Griglione

Mansi Bhatia

Marci Snee

Nancy Snead

Nichol Spohr

Traci Jenkins

116 Replies to “Colorado Craft Company Anita Jeram June Release”

  1. The card with the Bears is my favorite, what a darling stamp set-that image just makes one feel warm and fuzzy -lovely cards!

  2. This has to be one of my favorite releases from Anita and your night skies are beautiful. Fantastic!

  3. One of my favorite sets in this release – your cards are beautiful! Reminds me of my youth!

  4. I’ve loved Anita Jeram’s illustrations since my son was a little guy; they always remind me of that happy time!

  5. Love the Stargazing stamp set!!! I go camping a lot and this is just perfect – Bunnies and Bears Oh My!!!!

  6. The rabbits are so whimsical I just love how you have colored them. makes me wonder what they are talking about as they look up at the sky 🙂

  7. I love this stargazers set from this great new release!! Your cards are amazing with the wonderful night sky scenes!! Thanks so much for the inspiration!! 🙂

    1. I love to see the different ways that everyone makes their cards. Your images are so gentle and tender. Thank you.

  8. These star filled night skies remind me of when we go camping and can practically count the stars because they’re so bright and clear. Love these.

  9. I really like how the soft colors you used make these cards feel so inviting and whimsical

  10. I love using watercolor and these stamps are perfect to use that medium with. Your cards are so sweet. I love the story you told behind them. Because of that, the bears became my fav. I bought that stamp and cannot wait to try them! Thank you for sharing!

  11. Both of your cards are stunning! If I had to pick a favourite it would be the best one. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Hi Angelica I like both of your cards. I love the whimsical feel of the bunnies laying in the grass watching the stars makes me think of childhood summers.

  13. Great release. I love the Garden Party stamp set and the star gazing rabbits. Thanks for all the great inspiration on these blog hops.

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