Friday, 16 April 2021

Very Vintage | TGIF Challenge #312

Wow, is it Friday already!?! That means it's time once again for a TGIF Challenge and this week the design team is going vintage.

Vintage is not a style I turn to very often and if I'm honest I'm not sure if my card would truly be classified as "vintage" however I think it meets the brief.

Now the imagery on this card may be unfamiliar and that's because I'm sharing a sneak peek of the brand new Quiet Meadow stamp set and the coordinating Meadow Dies which feature in the Stampin' Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue. 

If you're craving some more vintage inspired projects be sure to head over to the TGIF Challenge blog and as always make sure you share anything we have inspired you to create.


Friday, 9 April 2021

Slimline Cards | TGIF Challenges #311


Happy Friday to you all. Welcome to another TGIF Challenge and this week the design team are sharing slimline cards. I don't know about the rest of you but, I rarely steer from creating standard sized cards so I enjoyed working with something different.

To create this card I started by using a Blending Brush to blend a background of Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Calypso Coral and Magenta Madness on to Shimmer Cardstock and then I splattered water over the panel to add some extra detail. The butterflies have die cut with the Brilliant Wings dies and I added some dimension but slightly curling the wings with a bone folder. 

That's all for me today but to get more slimline card inspiration head of the TGIF Challenges Blog to see what the rest of the team has created, and if we have inspired you to create your own slimline card don't forget to share it on the page. 

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Large Sentiment | Be Inspired Design Team Blog Hop

Good evening and welcome back to my blog. Today I'm so please to be participating in the Be Inspired Design Team Blog Hop, it's been a while between hops and I'm glad to be hopping with the team again. This month's theme is Large Sentiments and I have taken advantage of this theme to have a go at an outlined words technique that Melody Hyde shared earlier this year. (Check out Melody's tutorial on her Instagram video here.) 

I've also drawn inspiration for the colour scheme and imagery from a card Cindy Schuster shared as part of The Crafty Carrot Collective Birthday Celebration (see the original card here). The moment I saw the card Cindy had created I knew I had to CASE for a baby card. Thanks for the inspiration Cindy.

Next up in the hop is my beautiful friend, Carolynn Sander . I'm excited to see what Large Sentiment she has incorporated in her card. 

- Tan xx