Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Picture Perfect - Stampin' UP Artisan Blog Hop

 Welcome BACK to the 2015-2016 Stampin' UP Artisan Design Team Blog Hop! 
I am so blessed that I get to create and inspire with these amazing Stampin' UP products and share with you all here for another wonderful year! Remember that every other Thursday, all 20 of us from all over the world will post on our blogs an inspiring project for you! Be sure to get Google Translate so that you can read in your language all about how they created their projects too. Please keep hoppin' thru them do not want to miss anyone of these amazing ladies!

This week we are showcasing our Artisan projects for the Stampin' UP Facebook Page this month. For this project, the team was to focus on the Love Blossoms DSP Stack #140548, either the First Sight Stamp Set #140685 or Picture Perfect Stamp Set #140520 with a few extra accessories from the Love Blossoms Suite. Plan to see a lot of different design styles with these selective products as you move thru the blog hop! 
I choose to work with the Picture Perfect Stamp Set which is a 18 photopolymer stamp set perfect for multi-step layering of the same image. To be honest, using the set was a little trial and error to begin with but once I got use to the placement, I found myself liking the set more and more. Tip start from the catalog: First turn them in the same direction, then stamp in numerical order (which is key tip).  
You can play around with several color combinations for all of the images. My roses were a blend of the Blushing Bride and Pink Pirouette while the starfish was So Saffron and Delightful Dijon. I also wanted to share the softer patterns of the Love Blossoms DSP Stack and they became my background layer that you can stamp right of them. The greetings in this stamp set are excellant for all occassions too! 

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Now on to one of my dearest stampin friends and Artisan Design Team sister for life.....Connie Collins! She will blow your mind!

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Connie Collins said...

Cindy, you have such an eye for texture and color. I love the subtle details you incorporate to make each project a work of art.

Amy O said...

Very pretty, Cindy! I love the way you've used ribbon on these two cards.

getcraftywithlisa said...

My goodness, Cindee! I love these cards! Superb design!

Jess said...

Awesome cards Cindy! Just love how the Bermuda ribbon stands out on the starfish card. Gorgeous! x

Unknown said...

Love your cards Cindy so beautiful!

Stampin' Dolce said...

As always - these are superb! The ribbon makes my heart happy!

Audrey McQuown said...

These are really very pretty. Love the color combos. :)

Shannon said...

Cindy, you always have the most unique and unexpected ideas that work so beautifully. The ribbons you've chosen here are such a perfect example of that - they bring such a pop of colour and change the whole look of the card from romantic to bright and cheery. Just awesome!

Allison Okamitsu said...

Everything you touch turns to creative gold my friend. These cards are crazy beautiful, and so are you!

Anonymous said...

Hello Cindy, really unique and extraordinary cards, I love them :)

Liz Bailey said...

I really love the starfish (and I'd been resisting getting that set...things might be changing!) and it looks so beautiful perching on the ribbon. I like the way that the ribbon is folded, really effective.