Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Uniko - Revisit and Blog Hop ...

.... Hello again! Today it's the Uniko Revisit and Blog Hop. We're revisiting three sets this month, and they all work perfectly together. I've actually made a couple of cards. I'll start with a thank you card that I made - you can never have too many "thanks" cards.

Thanks - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Uniko - All Occasion Sentiments #6, Natures Treasures II, Flower Power #3; Stampin' Up! - Gorgeous Grunge
Inks: SU - Pink Pirouette, Pistachio Pudding; Versafine - Onyx Black; Memento - Grey Flannel; Versamark
Dies: Die-namics - Pierced Rectangle Frames #2
Accessories: White Lustre Card; SU Card - Pistachio Pudding; Vellum; White Embossing Powder; Copics; Wink of Stella - Clear; Stadtler - Aquarell Pencils; Sequins


I'm submitting this to TIME OUT challenges - TOC#56 where we had to CASE Kay's beautiful card. The colours are from this week's Paper Players - PP#294 with such pretty pastel colours. Kay's card has a die cut, flowers, sequins and white space - and so does mine. But instead of going for two colours, I've made a light, spring-like card. I stamped the splatter and Thanks images in pale grey and then attached the die cut frame with dimensional tape. I stamped the flowers on vellum using Versamark and heat embossed with white powder. I coloured on the back of each flower with Copic markers and then fussy cut them out. I used both the solid and open leaves for some variation and cut them out too. I stamped the word Thanks on watercolour paper and used Aquarell pencils to lightly colour each letter, and then I cut them out. I adhered the lilac flower flat to the card and used dimensional gel to attach the leaves and flowers. I used dimensional tape to attach the word thanks. On the inside I cut a mat layer of pale green card and on the white panel added a simple greeting and the solid flower.

Thanks inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's GemsThanks sq - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

My second card is really CAS.

Beautiful - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Uniko - All Occasion Sentiments #6, Natures Treasures II
Inks: SU - Pear Pizzazz; Versafine - Onyx Black; Distress - Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint
Accessories: White Lustre Card; SU Card - Pear Pizzazz

I masked off a 1" border all the way round the card. Then I sponged on two shades of green ink. I stamped the leaves in a darker shades of green. Then, after removing the masking tape, I stamped the sentiment in black along the bottom of the inked panel. On the inside I cut a mat layer of green card and added some more of the botanical elements from Natures Treasures to the white panel. As I've only used soft pastel shades of green, I'm submitting this card to the current challenge at Less is More - LIM#275.

Beautiful inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's GemsBeautiful sq - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

This is a blog hop and you should have come to my blog via Bev's, however, in case you've arrived here directly, here's the Blog Hop list:
Bev (Uniko)
Deborah (that's me!)

If you leave comments as you go around the Blog Hop, you will be in with a chance to win all three of the featured sets, details on Bev's blog. You have until midnight (BST) Wednesday 18th May to leave your comments.  That's all for now!

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26 comments:

Lindsey said...

Really pretty blooms in the pastel colours Deb and your one layer green card is fab! Lindsey x

Esther said...

Two gorgeous cards from you - there's no end to your creativity in this LIM challenge! Beautiful stamps and lovely soft colours. Fabulous!

Shelly said...

These are sooo pretty!

SARN said...

There's no denying your cards really ARE BEAUTIFUL Deborah.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Carole said...

Beautiful cards made with beautiful stamps, love the ice cream colours in the first one.

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Two fantastic cards Debs, loving that first one in particular! Gorgeous use of delicate colours, bold sentiment and the flicks of ink and sequins just tops it perfectly. Sarah x

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Ooopsie! Look at me forgetting to thank you for playing along at LIM too this week. Fantastic take on the challenge and super CAS. x

Marianne said...

Love those soft colours on your first card.

Sue Lelli said...

Love the colors and the big bold sentiment in black! GORGEOUS!!!

Cara said...

Love the pastel tones, something I struggle with, so thanks for the inspiration. Cara x

Sarah Gray said...

Wow these are gorgeous, Deborah - such soft and pretty designs which showcase these Uniko sets perfectly! Thanks as well for linking up at Less is More :)

Anne Marie said...

Gorgeous card! I love the soft colors!

Chrissie said...

These are so soft and pretty... perfect pastels Deborah!
Thanks again
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous cards! I really love the thank you card with those beautiful flowers... awesome coloring!

Monika Reeck said...

Lovely pastel colors on your first card Deborah lovely arrangement too
and the second one so lovely too
great idea using the new stamps from Uniko

worrywort said...

The flowers being embossed on vellum makes this card extra special. I Love the pastel colours.

vinita jain said...

So pretty in pastel colors against the bold sentiment!

Beverley said...

WOW! Two stunning cards. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the flowers stamped on vellum and you have used such beautiful soft pastel colours too. You have showcased these 3 sets perfectly and how they all work together too. Hugs Bev x

Sid said...

Loving your spring green !! Fab card !

Claire Broadwater said...

Deborah, both of your cards are beautiful! I love your gorgeous flowers in the PP color palette! Just perfect! So happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

Marlena M. said...

Beautiful framed florals in the first and your second is dreamy~I love the movement!

Neets B said...

Two gorgeous cards. Love the shimmery flowers and the leafy panel is really classy.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More

KT Fit Kitty said...

Both of these cards are beautiful! I particularly like your first card - the soft colours are very appealing to me.

Arianna Barbara said...

Oh wow! Your cards are adorable!!!!

Taunya Butler said...

Your cards are lovely and beautiful in every way!! I love the color palette, it is so soft and amazing!

Jill Vickers said...

Fabulous CASE and a great way to use those pretty Uniko blooms! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Jill

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