Can you believe autumn is right around the corner? I can’t wait for scarves and hot cider! And I am definitely in the mood now, after creating with this fabulous new collection from The Greetery. You are going to have a lot of fun today and tomorrow seeing all of the new products in Thursday’s release. I have a few cards to share, information on a giveaway, and links to today’s designers. Let’s get started!
My first card features two new items: Patchwork Die and Print Shop: Calico Stamp and Stencil set. I made several panels using Print Shop: Calico Stamp and Stencils, then die-cut them with the Patchwork Die. Once all the panels were die-cut, I snipped them apart, made patterns, and glued them back together. I paired this card with a Wood Slice Heart, a blossom from Curio: Spring Findings, and a Sentiment Suite: Thinking Of You sentiment.
For a completely different look, I changed the background colors, and made a baby-themed card, using a sentiment from Balloon Bouquet stamp set. I die-cut it with the small Deco Frames Die, and backed it with a Crimped Slimline banner. You can find a video of how I made these cards over on The Greetery YouTube channel.
Now let’s talk about the new BotaniCuts Apples…
Oh my goodness, I could’ve made apples for days! These were so fun to make, and came together really quickly. You can find my process for these cards over on The Greetery YouTube channel.
I used Distress Oxide inks and finger daubers to ink up the apples. For the red apples, I used Crushed Olive, Tattered Rose, Festive Berries, and Aged Mahogany. For the green apples, I used Twisted Citron, Forest Moss, and Rustic Wilderness. The thank you sentiment on this card is from Sentiment Suite: Thank You stamp set.
I used the new Bushel Basket Die to make a basket for the apples. I inked it with the following Distress Oxide Inks: Brushed Corduroy, Vintage Photo, and Ground Espresso. I stamped a sentiment from Market Basket Sentiment stamp set onto the label.
I used Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink to make an ink-smooshed background for the apple branch, and paired the branch with a Blessed Blooms sentiment.
My next card features the new Warm & Wonderful stamp set.
I couldn’t resist putting this gorgeous stamped latte on a black background. Before I did, I gold-heat-embossed a Warm & Wonderful sentiment, and die-cut the panel with a Nordic Frame. I splattered gold paint onto the panel, then attached the die-cut latte and trimmings with thin foam squares.
My last set of cards features the new Jumbo Curiosity Buckeye Leaf Die.
I made a set of cards last fall using the same layout and background, and was asked by a lot of people how I made the bright pigment powder backgrounds. So I decided this would be a great time to replicate the card set, and make a video. I tapped Nuvo Pigment Powders on watercolor paper, and spritzed with water. Once dry, I die-cut the panel with an A2 Arches die, and finished the cards with a Curio Labels sentiment.
You can watch the video HERE:
New Products Used:
- Warm & Wonderful stamp set and Die
- BotaniCuts Apple Die
- Bushel Basket Die
- Print Shop: Calico Stamp and Stencil
- Patchwork Die
- Jumbo Curiosity Buckeye Leaf Die
That’s it for me today. I will have a new round of cards to share tomorrow. Be sure to stop by The Greetery’s blog today, for full details on each product, and gorgeous examples made by Betsy. All new products will be available in The Greetery shop this Thursday, September 8th, at 10am EST.
There will be two $50 store gift certificate given away today and tomorrow. For a chance to win, leave a comment daily at each blog stop. Winners will be announced Thursday morning on The Greetery Blog.
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