Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Twine is Divine

The Stampendous DT is having a great time with Whisker Graphics this week, enjoying the mix of Whisker Graphics goodies with stamps, stencils and Essentials. It’s a perfect ingredient list for party decor and gifts, right?  

For my project today, everything’s coming up daisies!  I’ve had this idea in my head since our supplies arrived, I’m so glad it’s finally out.  Now I have room for something new!  LOL!

Here’s what I used to create this card and tag:

Copic® Markers - Y00, Y02, Y06, Y08, B0000, B12
Spectrum Aqua™ Markers - Peacock Blue, Meadow, Moss
Yellow Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Strathmore® Mixed Media Paper
E-Z Runner® from Scrapbook Adhesives® by 3L™
3D Foam Mounting Squares from Scrapbook Adhesives® by 3L™
Glue Pen from Tombow®

Here’s what I did to create this card and tag:

Stamp 3 flowers, color and die cut.
Trim a piece of mixed media paper to 4” x 5 1/4”.
Add some ink from blue aqua marker onto an acrylic block, using a water brush, pick up ink and brush onto paper.
Add ink from yellow aqua marker and green aqua marker onto acrylic block, mix and paint onto paper.
Create an A2 card base with a tent fold from yellow cardstock.
Adhere painted paper to card base.
Trim two pieces of solid twine to use as flower stems, using glue pen, adhere to card front.
Add foam squares to backs of two flowers and adhere to card.
Paint the front of the tag in the same manner as the card front.
Trim a piece of solid twine for flower stem on tag and adhere with glue pen.
Using a foam square, mount flower to front of tag.
Create a tassel from striped twine and add to tag.
Card is ready to go inside of bag and tag is ready to adhere to front of bag!

Some of our lucky commenters during the hop will want to have a party of their own because there are PRIZES! All you need to do to be entered is comment on the blog posts for hop with Whisker Graphics and winners are randomly selected and announced Monday, May 9th.

Three prize packages consisting of one each –

  Divine Twine Diva – Crushed Lavender Solid
Divine Twine Diva – Crushed Lavender Stripe
Divine Twine Diva – Dried Celadon Solid
Divine Twine Diva – Dried Celadon Stripe
An assortment of bags in a variety of sizes and patterns
Winners choice of a Stampendous Cling Rubber Stamp Set and Matching Dies (from available stock)

These three winners MUST have a US mailing address (or territories or military). See Official Contest RulesBut wait! Additionally, we will give away one prize to an Australian winner courtesy of our distributor – The Stencil Specialist – which will consist of distributor’s choice of one stamp, one stencil and a surprise goodie.

Here are the designers participating in the hop today and then stop on over at Whisker Graphics!

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I’ll have another post for you tomorrow so please stop back by and have a look.  Enjoy the rest of your day!




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  2. The twine really works to show off the daisies! Inspired use as stems!

  3. BEAUTIFUL card and tag Lea!!!
    LOVE your ELEGANT daisies and clever twine stems, the texture looks great against the soft shades of your pretty background, a great design that you should use again and again!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)
    Tracy from Australia
    PS - I can totally relate to when an idea FILLS your mind ... I'm in the same way with an idea for a canvas, trying to find room for NSD in there before I get to work on it, might have to sketch it out so I don't forget the details

  4. Very pretty card and tag--I love daisies. I like the painted background.
    Sue in Ohio

  5. OOOh, I love this! It's so fresh and feels like summer!
    Take Care!

  6. Absolutely beautiful! LOVE the background and the daisies are quite lovely!! TFS!

  7. Great set of card
    and tag and love
    the stamps.
    Carla from Utah

  8. How pretty are these. I like the watercolor technique used for the background & the use of the twine as the stems are ingenious.

  9. Love how you used the daisy and the colors are beautiful.

  10. the shading is easy and so pretty.
    Love this tag.
    thanks for sharing.

  11. And what a lovely idea it turned out to be! Love these pretty daisies. Love the stems.

  12. I love how you used the twine for the stems. Your projects are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Sweet! Great idea- encourages me to color outside the lines! Love the use of twine as the stem- clever!

  14. Love the daisies and the Watercolor background. Twine for stems is great.

  15. I always loved Daisies n I love ur daisies w the watercolor backround .. The twine as stems is a great idea

  16. Your card and tag are so pretty. Great coloring.

  17. Such a fantastic look, Lea. Love the watercolor style and those sweet daisies are beautiful with fun twine stems! Great gift ensemble, thank you for sharing today!

  18. I envy your watercolor technique. I'll have to try again...

  19. Love the simple yet effective look of these, Lea. And so clever to use the twine as the stems!

  20. Love this simple and beautiful card and tag set. Love the colors you used and your beautiful stems.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  21. I love the breezy clean look of this set!!

  22. These are gorgeous! I love the colors you chose & how you used the Spectrum Aqua markers.

  23. GASP!!!! I am in love!! This project turned out so incredibly beautiful!!


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