Paper Pumpkin March – Tuesday Beginner Series Video Tutorial

Thanks to everyone who joined last night’s Facebook Live Tuesday Beginner Series.  We took a look at the March 5-year Anniversary Paper Pumpkin kit.  I really love this one – the images are so soft and feminine.  And the ideas for alternatives to the project instructions are just poppin’ so stay tuned next Tuesday for more from this kit.

If you were unable to join us last night, here is the video I uploaded to YouTube.

You can check out other video tutorials in previous posts or by going to YouTube and plugging in Cards by Wynnie to access my channel.  While you are there, would you be kind enough to like and subscribe?  I would really appeciate it and it’s another way for you to be notified of new video tutorials.

Talk to y’all later (yes, I am still in Texas LOL)!

Fresh Florals – A Pop of Color. Tuesday Beginner Series

Welcome back to the Tuesday Beginners Series.  Tonight we discuss how using just one color on top of white can really add impact to your card.  We also discuss a bit of color theory.

This card uses the Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper.  It is double sided and has all of the colors in the 2017-2019 In Colors group.  I used Tranquil Tide for the sample card, but we switch to Powder Pink for the card we make tonight.  It also features the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions embossing folder – free with a $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration which ends 3/31/18.

Supplied used:

Supplied used:
Whisper White card case – 4-1/4” x 11” scored and folded at 5-1/2”
Whisper White card stock scrap to cut sentiment panel
Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions embossing folder
Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper
Powder Pink Finely Woven Ribbon
Powder Pink Stampin’ Ink Pad
Colorful Seasons stamp set
Eastern Beauty stamp set
Lots of Labels Framelits
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Fast Fuse adhesive
Rhinestone Basic Jewels

I hope you enjoy the video and will give the card a try.  You can click the Shop Now icon in the upper right or if you are on a mobile device you can click here.

Thanks and see you next week!

Falling Into Fun!

Stampin’ Up! Fall Frenzy for the Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

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Shh, can you hear it?  The winds of change are blowing!  Or should that be the winds of Fall?  I know it’s still August, but as I look out my window at the maple tree I notice a few leaves are already starting to turn so it won’t be long before we see the gorgeous colors of Autumn.  Of course, the downside is that it will also be time to break out the rake!   The antics of  dogs diving into neat piles of leaves and then poking their heads out has always made me laugh – well as long as I’m not the one who just raked LOL – and that thought led to the creation of this card.

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This card also gave me the chance to use some of the beautiful new designer series paper in our upcoming Holiday catalog as well as a couple of my favorite stamp sets!

I started with a card base of Old Olive cardstock cut 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4’1/4″.  Next I used a piece of the new Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper cut 4″ x 5-1/4″.  A length of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon with a knot rather than a bow was wrapped around the left side and then the mat attached to the card base with Tombow multimedia glue.

Now on to the fun part – stamping!  I started with a piece of Whisper White cut 3-7/8″ x 2-7/8″.  Next I stamped a bed of leaves using Crushed Curry ink full strength and Pear Pizzazz ink stamped off.  The leaf stamp is from the Colorful Seasons stamp set.  I then stamped Bella from the Bella and Friends stamp set on a scrap piece of Whisper White.  She is colored in with alcohol markers and then fussy cut.  I cut a slit in the bed of leaves and inserted her bottom half, popping her top half up with Mini Dimensionals (so handy for small spots like her tail and little ears).  To hid the slit, I stamped and fussy cut a few more of the leaves and layered them on top of her.  The sentiment, which also came from the Colorful Seasons stamp set, was stamped in Cajun Craze ink. The whole thing was cut out using a stitched rectangle die and then layered on top of an Old Olive mat cut 4-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ to give it some definition.  Lastly, 3 Glitter Enamel Dots were added at the bottom right.

The inside is another Whisper White panel with 3 leaves stamped down the right side, stamping off each time for an ombre effect.

And that’s it for this card.  Thanks so much for stopping by.  Now on with the hop!  Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Jari Francis’ project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to see the project that Amy Koenders created.


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If you get lost along the way, here are the participants in today’s blog hop.

  1. Linda Richenberg (that’s me!) :
  2. Jari Francis
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Sue Prather
  5. Mary Deatherage
  6. Amy Koender