Under My Umbrella

Today’s card was a fun one to make. I really like this stamp set! I looked in our mini catalog for inspiration and found a similar card on page 42. I started with Whisper White thick cardstock cut at 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”. Score at 4-1/4”. Next, I cut a piece of Whisper White cardstock (not the thick kind) at 4” x 5-1/4”. I stamped the flower images in Terracotta Tile, Pretty Peacock, Daffodil Delight and Rococo Rose. I think these images would also look good in a basic black. I went for lots of color.

The next step requires “masking” your images. To do this technique: stamp the image on a sticky note, then fussy cut around that image. Place that sticky note image over your original stamp (see right side of image below). Now you are ready to sponge!

I sponged Seaside Spray over my masked images (I kept moving those masks around…next time I will make more!). Use a light touch when sponging. You can always add more color later.

I like how these colors came together.

To finish the card, I stamped “Hello Sunshine” on Whisper White cardstock and punched that sentiment out with the Timeless Label punch. I used the 2019-2021 DSP for the umbrella and Rococo Rose In-Color cardstock for the label background and handle on the umbrella. Tie a bow with some twine and add bling of your choice to complete this project.

Sale-A-Bration is still going on. This is a great time to earn free products. Our new demonstrator deal is also going on—take a peek at my on-line store. If you have any questions, please send me a message.

As always, happy crafting! Colleen

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Colleen Light Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and DIY Crafter I love all paper crafting and I’ve been a Stampin’ Up! Independent demonstrator since 2018. Not only do I love the Stampin’ Up products but I am also working towards my quilling accreditation through the Quilling Guild. You will see some of those cards pop up every now and then. I started this latest paper crafting hobby of mine following an accident. I use it as my own form of occupational therapy (we nurses can get creative with our therapies.. haha). What I found was a great admiration for my fellow creative demonstrators and a great sense of community. I especially enjoy sending out my hand-crafted cards. It makes me happy when people tell me they save the cards!! If you are in the United States, I would love to be your demonstrator or have you as a member of my team. Check out the details of becoming a demonstrator at my on-line store (the discounts are definitely helpful). Feel free to drop me a comment! I look forward to working with you.

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