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Friday, May 22, 2020

Beautiful Moments - Stampin' Blends Color Tips & Tricks

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you a card that I think is so sweet.  I think you will agree once you see it.  I used the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set to create today's card.  In my video tutorial I will also share some tips on using Stampin' Blends.  Here's a look at my card.  



I used Magenta Madness Cardstock (New 2020-2022 In Color) for my card bass.  I cut it at 4 1/4 x 11 and scored it at 5 1/2.  I then stamped the lady and little girl image in Tuxedo Black ink on to a piece of Whisper White Cardstock cut at 2 1/2 x 5 1/4.  I then used my Stampin' Blends to color the images.  We are getting Magenta Madness Blends but we were as demonstrators were not able to order them just yest so I cam up with a color combination that was kind of close but not exact.  I used the dark Rococo Rose and Lovely Lipstick(retiring in color) to color the dress.  The little girl's dress was colored with Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends.  I created the faded background with my Pool Party Blends and Color Lifter.  


The Pool Party Cardstock you see on my card was cut at 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 and I embossed it with the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder.  I added a strip of Granny Apple Green Cardstock between to embossed cardstock and the stamped and colored piece.  Just to tie in the granny apple green then used it again on the sentiment with the Granny Apple Green Classic Ink.  

Video Tutorial: 



The Beautiful Moments Stamp Set will be in the new 2020-2021 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  And, it isn't a stamp set I would have normally went for but I loved the sentiments and thought the imagery was extremely wonderful for a mother and child.  I am sure I will be using this stamp set to make a card for my sister and nieces.  

Thanks for dropping by today I hope that you have a wonderful day, and remember that if you need any of these supplies you can pick them up in my online store.  The new 2020-2022 In Color Products will be available on June 3, or you can join my team and add them to your starter kit.  And enjoy the perks of a 20% discount on your orders and getting to see and order from new catalogs early before anyone else.  
Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 


Use the Host Code on any order of $50 (before taxes & shipping) or more during the month and receive a gift from me in May as a Thank You. If your order is $150 or more, please do not use the host code.  You will forfeit your Stampin' Rewards if you do; and I want you to get those rewards.


If you place any size order with me during the month of May, you will receive the May Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle from me as a little thank you.  This month's tutorial bundle features Birthday Bonanza Suite of Products from the January-June Mini Catalog.  The Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle can either be earned for FREE with any size order or Can be purchased for $20 from me.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

To A Wild Rose - The Spot Challenge #110

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you my card for this week's challenge over at The Spot.  This week we have an fun inspirational challenge for you.  I am going to share the inspiration photo and you can make what ever your little heart feels inspired from the photo.  You may be inspired by the image, the colors, the flowers, the subject; the skies the limit.  I was inspired by the color and the image itself. So, I created a wedding card using the To A Wild Rose Bundle.  Here's a look at my card.  


To A Wild Rose, Forever Fern Bundle, Rick Adkins, Stampin' Up!

Here's the inspiration image for this week's challenge.  

Tips & Tricks: 

I started out my card by stamping the roses from the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set.  I stamped the darkest color first with the outline.  I then stamped the next solid layer in my lightest color.  For the peach rose that was Petal Pink, and for the Red Rose I used Cherry Cobbler as my lightest color.  I then stamped the last image of the rose in the darkest color.  For the peach I used Calypso Coral Classic Ink and for the Red Rose I used Merry Merlot Classic Ink.  


To A Wild Rose, Forever Fern Bundle, Rick Adkins, Stampin' Up!

I then stamped the leaves in Soft Seafoam Classic Ink (for the lightest layer) and Pear Pizzazz Classic Ink (for the middle layer), for the outline I stamped in Mossy Meadow Classic Ink.  I then added the centers to each rose with So Saffron Classic Ink.  Next to have the little green flowers in the inspiration photo I stamped the centers again in Soft Seafoam Classic Ink.  Once everything was cut out using the matching dies I decided I needed something a little more. So I pulled out the Forever Fern Bundle from the 2020-2021 Stampin Up! Annual Catalog and did a little stamping and die cutting with the set.  I cut out the large fern image behind the roses in Soft Seafoam Cardstock.  And a couple of the other dies in Mossy Meadow Cardstock.  I did stamp one of the images from the stamp set on the inside of the card.  

To A Wild Rose, Forever Fern Bundle, Rick Adkins, Stampin' Up!

Before building the bouquet I took the Lace 3D Embossing Folder and ran my piece of Whisper White through my embossing machine.  I then took the Frost White Shimmer Paint on the end of a Sponge Dauber and ran it lightly over the embossed area.   This gave the raised areas a nice contact to the cardstock and made me think more of a wedding dress.  I then took added that to a Merry Merlot Mat layer and added this to my Thick Whisper White card base.  Next I arranged the bouquet and glued everything in place that was going to be flat and then added Stampin' Dimensionals behind some of the flowers to pop them up off the card.  I then took a piece of Petal Pink and used the Ornate Layers Dies and cut out a very lacy panel and then stamped the sentiment in Merry Merlot Classic Ink onto a piece of Whisper White Cardstock and cut it out using the long stitched rectangle die from the same die set.  I popped the sentiment up onto the lacy frame with Stampin' Dimensionals.  By the way incase you are wondering the sentiment came from the new Forever Fern Stamp Set.  I finish off my card I sprinkled around a few basic pearls.  

To A Wild Rose, Forever Fern Bundle, Rick Adkins, Stampin' Up!

Thanks for dropping by I hope that you will play along with us this week for the Inspirational Challenge.   I look forward to seeing what you come up with.  If you need any of the supplies you can order them in my online store (unless they are in the new annual catalog that doesn't go live until June 3.  You can however add them to your starter kit when you join my team.  

Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 



Use the Host Code on any order of $50 (before taxes & shipping) or more during the month and receive a gift from me in May as a Thank You. If your order is $150 or more, please do not use the host code.  You will forfeit your Stampin' Rewards if you do; and I want you to get those rewards.


If you place any size order with me during the month of May, you will receive the May Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle from me as a little thank you.  This month's tutorial bundle features Birthday Bonanza Suite of Products from the January-June Mini Catalog.  The Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle can either be earned for FREE with any size order or Can be purchased for $20 from me.

Stampin' Up! Shopping List: