To Market Designer Series Paper, Card 2

Happy June maybe a little late!  I have a quick post today showing you a card using the To Market Designer Series Paper.  I didn't purchase the Market Goodness bundle.  The To Market paper though lends itself to many cards IF you like to fussy cut images.

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This is a very easy card.  The base is Thick Basic White 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, scored and folded at 4 1/4.

Cut strips of the To Market paper 1 1/8 x 3 3/4.  Glue to the front of the card leaning the strips one way or the other.  I picked 5 different prints for the strips.  You of course can do it anyway you wish.

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The circle is cut from Basic White with the Spotlight on Nature dies.  Glue the circle in the center of the card.

Cut a bouquet of flowers from the To Market paper.  Add to the circle with dimensionals.

Tie a Linen Thread bow.  Add it with a rolled up glue dot to the bouquet.

The saying is from the Simply Zinnias bundle.  Stamp in Real Red and fussy cut the saying.  Add some mini dimensionals avoiding the area the crosses the flowers.  I put a glue dot there.

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Here is the inside of my card.  Add a designer paper strip.  The saying is from the Something Fancy stamp set.

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I want to let you know that I'm taking the month of June off and won't be posting very often.  I've lost some of the joy of stamping.  Well, I really enjoy stamping.  It's the other stuff that is taking away the joy.  Thinking up projects for classes, thinking up projects for my blog, taking and editing photos, writing posts, low class attendance and low sales.  I'm going to work on getting back some of the joy and stamping just for me.  I'm still a demonstrator and I'm still to help you if needed.  Don't forget that if you need to get in touch.

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To Market Designer Series Paper Basket of Goodies

I'm not a shopper.  But, there was something about the To Market designer paper that drew me.  I think there are a lot of possibilities there.

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I had so much fun filling up that basket!  I did not purchase the Market Goodness bundle shown on page 39 of the annual catalog, so I had to fussy cut all of the parts in the basket and the basket.  Thank goodness for my Paper Snips.  I enjoy fussy cutting.

This card base is Thick Basic White 4 1/4 x 11.  Score and fold at 5 1/2.  Using a piece of Basic White 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 emboss with the Painted Texture embossing folder.  Glue this layer to the card front.  My cuts were not perfect so I had to make some trims with a paper cutter to even everything out.

Add a strip of the To Market paper to the front center of the card that measures 2 x 4 1/4.

The Basic White circle was cut from the Spotlight on Nature dies.  This circle has a diameter of about 3 1/4.

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I built the basket and contents before adding it to the circle, but keeping in mind how it would fit on the circle.  

Building the basket was a matter of trial and error beginning with the basket.  I tried to cut items that were near to an edge in order to preserve the paper.  For instance the flowers were actually cut off the edge of the paper.  I cut them out knowing I would need to cover that side of the flowers.  I added some of the veggies from the front with mini dimensionals for interest.  I added with tape on the back of the basket and rearranged until I liked it.  Add the basket to the circle with dimensionals.  I had an extra purple onion cut out so I added it at the bottom of the basket.

Since there are several layers of dimensionals already, I glued the circle to the card front.

The saying is from the Something Fancy stamp set.  Stamp in Blackberry Bliss.  Cut this out with the Spotlight on Nature dies.  There are 12 circles in that die set in different sizes and with different designs around the outside.  It happened that the size I needed was the same outside decor as the first circle.  Add with dimensionals.

Add a bow of Linen Thread with a glue dot and add some of the 2024-2026 In Color Resin Dots.

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For the inside of the card, add another strip of designer paper 1 1/8 inches by 4 1/4.  Cut some carrots and glue them.  I did not add a saying.

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I enjoyed putting this card together.  I love being able to use our To Market DSP to make an entire card!  Thanks for your time today.

During the month of June, I won't be posting as much.  I need to take some time for myself.  I know subscribing to my post hasn't been working.  If you want to know if I post please join my Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn.  I always post my projects there.  Thanks to those who follow me!

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Attention Shoppers Purple on Aisle Three

I have a special friend who had a birthday recently.  She is a lover of purple.  I decided to pair a bundle I haven't used with purple.  That is the Attention Shoppers bundle.  The Attention Shoppers dies cut out each of the images in the stamp set.  There aren't any extras to the dies except for the shopping cart pieces.  It's all down to business.

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The base of this card is Highland Heather 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and folded at 4 1/4.

Stamp the gift bag, flowers, birthday cake, and Happy Birthday randomly over the front of the card.  Take a blending brush and add some Highland Heather color on the objects lightly.

Using the Perennial Lavender Designer Series Paper and the Perennial Postage dies, cut three rectangles from the purple sheet of patterned paper.  Use the third largest rectangle from the group of 4.  Glue these rectangles to a piece of Basic White matching up the sides to resemble stamps.  Trim around the white.  Tie a length of Linen Thread around this layer and tie into a bow between the first and second rectangles.  Glue this layer to the center of the card front.

Now the fun begins.  We'll decorate our objects!

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Stamp the flowers, gift bag and birthday cake on Basic White in Memento Black.

For the flowers, color them in Highland Heather blends combo.  Stamp the flowers again on the plaid paper from the Perennial Lavender.  Cut just on the outside edge of the black line to cut out the wrapper for the flowers.  Glue this to the white paper.  Cut the flowers with the die.

For the gift bag, stamp the bag again on the green solid paper from the same pack and the bag on some of the paper with the little white flowers.  Trim the top green and then trim the flowered part of the bag.  Glue these in place over the image already stamped.  Cut with the die.

Color the candles with Daffodil Delight on the cake.  Color the top, middle, and bottom with a light Highland Heather blend.  Stamp the cake again on the purple solid paper and cut out the wavy pieces.  Glue in place and then cut out the cake with the die.

Add these images to the rectangles with dimensionals.  Stamp the saying in Highland Heather and trim.  Notch the end.  With a Bone Folder or your hand curve the saying.  Add a dimensional to the center of the cake to attach the saying.  Use a glue dot on the left to anchor that end of the saying.

Add some of the Purple Fine Shimmer Gems.

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For the inside of the card, add a saying and stamp the flowers in the bottom corner.  Color with blends.

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NC Demo Blog Hop for May 2024 Coloring In Colors

Welcome to the NC Blog Hop for May!  I'm so glad you are here.  You've seen our new In Colors and they are fantastic!  So now we are coloring those In Colors using all kinds of coloring techniques.  I'm so excited to see the ideas our NC demonstrators will share with you!  You may have just come from Laurie Meier's blog.  Her projects are always so great!  If you are starting here, please visit everyone on the hop.  You'll be so glad you did!

New in colors

Are you ready to color INSIDE the lines with our In Colors?  I'll be using Wink of Stella for my coloring.

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This sparkly card starts with a base of Thick Basic White 4 1/4 x 11, score and fold at 5 1/2.  Use a Bone Folder to make a crisp fold.  Take a piece of Basic White 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 and emboss with the Eyelet 3D Embossing Folder.  This layer will be glued to the front of our card.  If there is any kind of overlap simply trim to make everything even.

Cut out a circle from Basic White using the Spotlight on Nature dies.  My circle has a diameter of approximately 3 1/4.

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This picture really shows off the butterfly, but this entire card is sparkly!!!

Let's color!  Stamp on Basic White using Memento Black ink.  We'll be using the new Spotlight on Nature bundle.  You'll need to stamp 2 sets of the large leaves stamp, one butterfly, 1 of the largest flower, 2 of the middle size flower and 2 of the smallest flower.  For the flowers, just ink up the areas needed.  We are going to cut them out after we color.

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Take a small clear block and stamp a little corner of ink there.  We do not want to use the inside of the ink pad lid for this activity.  If you do, be sure to wipe out any ink left there.  The sparkle will transfer to your pad. 

If your Wink of Stella pen is new you'll need to remove the black circle.  Unscrew the pen, remove the circle and screw it back together.  Squeeze the barrel to get the ink to flow down.  Now take the Wink of Stella pen and get the brush colored at the tip and starting painting inside the lines.  Get more ink as needed.  I started with the Shy Shamrock, but it really does not matter.  I have a little variation in my color, but I wanted it that way.  Plants are like that.  If you need more ink add it at a different corner of the clear block so you don't contaminate the pad.  Clean the brush tip by painting with it on scratch paper until clear before changing colors.  Clean the ink off of the block.  Then change colors.

For the butterfly, I used Peach Pie and Calypso Coral.  You won't need very much color, just a little on the corner.  Color all of one color and then go to the next.

For the flowers I used just the clear Wink of Stella at the top.  Then I changed the color using Petunia Pop.  I tried to let the clear and Petunia run together.

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I hope you like to fussy cut.  Our Paper Snips make it so easy.  I so enjoy it.

Add the two leaf stems first.  Use mini dimensionals.  They did overlap a little near the bottom.  The flowers were added with mini dimensionals or glue dots.  Tuck them among the leaves.  

Add the butterfly with dimensionals.

The saying is from Spotlight on Nature and is stamped in Memento Black.  Fussy cut around the saying as well.  Doing all of this cutting is time consuming, but it's so worth it!

Before adding the Petunia Pop Bordered Ribbon, I clipped the bottom of the stems a bit.  I didn't want them to stick out.  The ribbon is fantastic.  I thought it would be heavy but it isn't.  It ties beautifully.

Finish the card with 2024-2026 In Color Resin Dots.

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Let me try another picture.

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That might show the sparkle a little better.  It's so pretty in real life, believe me!  Time to move on, but again, I encourage you to take the entire hop!  Please!  Kelly Taranto is next.  Great project!!!

Next NC Demo Blog Hop

May 2024 Blog Hoppers
Tina Lesson 
Laurie Meier
Jo Anne Hewins 
Kelly Taranto - The Late Night Stamper
Frances Wagner 
Martinette Horner Happy Notes Crafts
Tracie Evans Langley - the Sassy Stamper

Thanks so much for giving NC a little love today.  You know, for those of you who are demonstrators, the convention next March is in Raleigh!

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