Stamps, Stencils & Dies - Oh My! Hop

Friday, 1 May 2020










Welcome to the Scrap'n Stamp May blog hop where we are celebrating the Stamps, Stencils and Die Set from Wendy Vecchi - hence our title, Stamps, Stencils & Dies Oh My.





The stamp sets from Wendy Vecchi will be 20% OFF until May 7th, 2020, which is a great deal, so grab yours today. You can find the specials which include the sets here.





Hop along with us today by commenting on each of the team members blogs for your chance to win a $50.00 Gift Certificate. The winner will be announced May 14th, 2020 and announced on the Scrap'n Stamp Blog. The list for the hop with the links will be at the end of this post.





For the month of May Scrap'n Stamp and the Design Team will once again be hosting the 31 day Challenge Random Act of Cardness. Each day a member of the team will share with you a new challenge. Come and join us for some fun and be sure to post your creations on our Facebook Challenge page.









Now that I have taken care of business, it is time to share my cards.









I did two cards for the hop today where I am using the Wendy Vecchi "Bravo" Stamp Set.





The first card I did was the watercolour card. The flower looks like a Zinnia to me, so I painted with that in mind. I first stamped the flowers and heat embossed with white embossing powder, then proceeded to watercolour using Zig Clean Color Brushes.









For the Yellow Flower I used Yellow 050 and Bright Yellow 052, for the Pink Flower I used Light Carmine 021 and Carmine Red 022, and for the Blue Flower I used Light Blue 036 and Cornflour Blue 037. I added a mixture of brown and navy for the flower centres along with Nuvo Shimmering Pen in Midas Touch.





Using the coordinating die I ran the flowers through my Gemini Jr., then stamped the swirl using Make Art Ink in Leaf Green. I attached the flowers with the pink being glued, the yellow on a foam square the the blue on a slightly higher foam square.





As this is kept on the light side I used a piece of Gina K. Design cardstock to stamp and heat emboss my sentiment in white, and finished my card with a few gems.









For my second card I did a whimsy design using the swirl from the stamp set and heat embossing with gold embossing powder.





I die cut a panel panel for the front of my card, attaching to the left of the card. I then ran the stitched dies through my Gemini Jr. and attached as a border below the flowers.









Using Copic Markers I coloured the flowers and the leaves in various purple colours, being RV10, V12, V15 and V17. I then put the card back in my mini MIsti and stamped the sentiment also in the gold embossing powder.





That is it for my cards today, which I hope you have enjoyed. Next up on the hop is Chala

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Thank you for joining us for our May Blog Hop. Following are Affiliate Links to the products that I have used for the hop, at no extra cost to you.











16 comments

  1. Both cards are so pretty, Kia! I do love the multi-flower one, though - your colouring is always beautiful!

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  2. Wow! The water colour is stunning! I also love the heat embossing you did. Now I want this set too!!

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  3. Joan Anderson1 May 2020 at 16:37

    Wow! Love the flower trio! The watercolours look so good, I thought it was a layered stamp.

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  4. Carla Hundley1 May 2020 at 17:38

    Lovely cards, great
    designs and colors.
    Carla from Utah

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  5. Really feels like spring !!

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  6. Johanne Lacombe2 May 2020 at 05:24

    Two very beautiful cards. Love them. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Meghan Kennihan2 May 2020 at 06:21

    These are both STUNNING! I LOVE the flowers in all the different colors!

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  8. Wow. Such a pretty way to paint flowers

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  9. These are both so pretty Kia!

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  10. Two stunning cards Kia! Such beautiful images and colouring!

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  11. Carrie Erickson2 May 2020 at 18:55

    Hi Kia! Love both of your cards. They are very elegant.

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  12. What pretty cards... I agree the flower dies look like a zinnia.

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  13. Denise Bryant2 May 2020 at 21:56

    Beautiful cards with these pretty designs! Love the way you colored the flowers for your first card! The Zig markers are so fun... love the vivid colors!

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  14. Two beautiful cards. I especially like the simplicity of the second card.

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  15. What pretty card designs. I love your colourful “zinnia” one. It’s so very cheerful.

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  16. My favourite is the zinnia card. Love layered stamps. Very pretty.

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