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TGCDT April 2021 Blog Hop - Happy Hydrangea

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It's time once again for the monthly Gentlemen Crafters Design Team Blog Hop. The Gentlemen Crafters Design Team (#TGCDT) are a group of male crafters & Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world, that love to share our creative side with you on the 2nd Friday of each month. Be sure to visit all the presenters in this month's hop - links can be found at the bottom of this post. 

This month I am working with the beautiful Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper, the coordinating Pastel Pearls and some other basic supplies to make two cards.  This paper is so easy to use on it's own, you really don't need anything else.  It pairs well with any sentiment stamp set, so I'm using the Ornate Thanks because I think the scripted font works well with the delicateness of the imagery.

 



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Card Number One
  • Card Base: Thick White 8-1/2" x 5-1/2"  scored at 4-1/4"
  • Layer 1: Highland Heather  4-1/8" x 5-3/8"
  • Layer 2: Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper 4" x 5-1/4"
  • Inside Layer 1: Highland Heather  4-1/8" x 5-3/8"
  • Inside Layer 2: Regular White 4" x 5-1/4"
  • Envelope Flap: Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper 2-1/4" x 6"
  • INK: Gorgeous Grape
  • STAMPS: Ornate Thanks
  • EMBELLISHMENTS: Pastel Pearls

Card Number Two
  • Card Base: Misty Moonlight 8-1/2" x 5-1/2"  scored at 4-1/4"
  • Layer 1: Regular White  3-7/8" x 5-1/8"
  • Layer 2: Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper 3-3/4" x 5"
  • Inside Layer 1: Regular White  3-7/8" x 5-1/8"
  • Inside Layer 2: Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper 3-3/4" x 3/4"
  • Envelope Flap: Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper 2-1/4" x 6" 
  • INK: Misty Moonlight
  • STAMPS: Ornate Thanks
  • EMBELLISHMENTS: Pastel Pearls


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Please visit all the other truly talented 
crafters
in this Blog-hop.  Click a name below:


Barry Selwood & Jay Soriano
Daniel Nickeson
Jason Loucks
Kevin Estey <= You are here
Martin Stone
Rene Guenther

Tony Embrey


Fun-Bunny Loves Easter Cards

2021 03 29 13.35.41I was in the mood to make some fun Easter cards today. This cute little bunny is from the retired "Welcome Easter" stamp set - one of my favourites, and one I've kept because I love the critters.  You don't even need to colour him in - he's cute just as he is.

The sentiment is from the Timeless Tulips stamp set - which I am excited is carrying over for another year, and the Easter Eggs were cut with a die from the Wreath Builder set.

I used the new blending brushes to add some subtle Balmy Blue sky and Pear Pizazz Grass in the background of a Thick Basic White card base. Then I just layered everything, some with dimensionals, to give sine texture.

The inside is lined with a Magenta Madness matte and another layer of White, and more die cut eggs.

Hanging Out With Kangaroo & Company

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The Kangaroo family dropped in this week to say hello - what a fun bunch they are.  All ready with birthday presents, flowers, happy mail, love and kisses, and a whole host of happy thoughts. These cards were all part of a monthly stamp set feature with my greater team, and each Friday in March I presented a different way to use the stamps. 

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