Monday, July 12, 2021

Meadow Dies for Kylie's Demonstrator Training July Blog Hop

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Thank you for joining us for our Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator Training Program Monthly Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today for this blog hop for ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin' Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin' Up!® business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support.



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The thank you card for my customers in July features the gorgeous Meadow Dies, simply blended with colour.  I was inspired by the  Purple Coneflowers coming into bloom in my garden.   However there are so many terrific flower & foliage dies in this set, its easy to choose any combination and blend colour from your favourite palette.  The sentiment is from the Peaceful Moments stamp set, a versatile go to stamp set perfect for many cards.




And here's the card details:

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Thick Basic White card base (4 1/4 x 11 folded in half portrait orientation)

4 x 5 1/4 Basic White Cardstock (CS) layer

Scrap pieces of Thick Basic White CS for the flowers

2 1/2 x 3/4 inch piece of Basic White CS for sentiment

3 1/3 x 1/2 inch piece of In The Wild DSP  *****Click here, DSP Sale July 1 - Aug 2 2021

Ink Pads:  Rich Razzberry, Highland Heather & Evening Evergreen

Blending Brushes

Genial Gems 

*****Click here, Lesley's Online Store to shop the products used on this card.  Remember to use the Host Code (found on the right side bar) for orders $60 or greater and then I can send you a thank you gift the following month.


Assembly & Trix:

*  Die cut the flowers from Thick Basic White CS using the Meadow Dies.

*  Blend colours on the Meadow Dies using Blending Brushes.  ***Trix. colour the stem using Evening Evergreen and the flowers using Rich Razzleberry & Highland Heather.  Gradually increase the colour and deepen it on various areas of the bloom and stem.  Blend on a scrap piece of paper first to see the colour intensity.

*  Decide on placement of the flower grouping on the CS layer, remove the flowers then softly blend the purples in the areas surrounding the flowers to create visual depth. 

*  Adhere the flowers to the CS layer using Multipurpose Liquid Glue (glue) and Mini Glue Dots.  ***Trix, I chose glue because I wanted some parts of the flowers the be off the card.  Some flowers were adhered with rolled glue dots to create added dimension.  

*  Adhere the CS layer to the card base with glue.  

*  Stamp the sentiment using Evening Evergreen and adhere it to the strip of In The Wild DSP.

*  Adhere the sentiment piece to the card using dimensionals and embellish with Genial Gems. 


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18 comments:

  1. I absolutely love your card, Lesley. The use of the dies and bright colors are gorgeous.

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    1. Oh wow thx so much Mary Ann! Thank you so much for writing! The inspiration is nature ๐Ÿ™‚ I haven’t even started to hop the hop yet ๐Ÿ™‚ going to do dishes then sit down to hop - ha
      Thx for visiting and thank you for your compliment!

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  2. Wow! This card is so gorgeous! Great colouring too Lesley. Thank you for taking part in our Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop this month.

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    1. Thx so much for popping on and leaving a lovely compliment ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you for organizing these fabulous blog hops - so much inspiration!

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  3. Love your card. This is one of my favorite bundles!

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  4. Your card is beautiful. That set is on my list!

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    1. Ha buy it Lorraine, I’ll enable you ๐Ÿ˜‰ truly it is a fabulous set. I’m not sure I’ve actually used them together yet ๐Ÿคท‍♀️ They are both so versatile!

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  5. Beautiful card,love it! Ann Alexander

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  6. Beautiful card, Lesley! You did a wonderful job with the blending brushes :-)

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  7. Lovely, lovely card Lesley, great colour choice and great blending x

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    1. Wow thx so much Mo for your kind words!๐Ÿ™‚

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  8. Wow stunning. Thank you for sharing

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    1. You’re welcome, and thank you for your compliment ๐Ÿ™‚

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  9. Lovely card!! Love these dies!!!๐Ÿ˜Š

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    1. Thx so much Christy arenas they fabulous dies! ๐Ÿ™‚

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