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Sunny Studio Stamps | Summertime Cards & GIVEAWAY

May 22, 2021

Sunny Studio Stamps | Summertime Cards & GIVEAWAY

May 22, 2021

Hello friends! I am thrilled to be guest designing today for Sunny Studio Stamps! I have two cards to share with you showcasing ing some fun new stamp sets from the latest release! (Affiliated links used where applicable at no extra cost to you.)

Before we get to the cards, I want to share with you a giveaway that I am having over HERE ON MY INSTAGRAM PAGE. One winner will be chosen from my IG comments at random to win a $50 Gift Certificate to Sunny Studio Stamps. Please click HERE for a list of the countries that they currently offer shipping. The gift certificate will only be valid for individuals who reside in countries that are on that list.

My first project is a summer-themed 3D card that features the newly released Tiki Time Stamp Sets. When I first saw that cute little elephant with the luau skirt, I knew that I wanted to create a 3D scene where she could dance the night away lol. I also added a cute crab from the Best Fishes Stamp Set and a palm tree from the Seasonal Trees Stamp Set. All of my images were stamped onto a piece of Neenah White 110lb Card Stock, colored with Copic Markers, and die cut with their coordinating dies. I created the box portion of my card with a piece of Neenah Desert Storm 80lb Card Stock, a paper trimmer, scissors, scoring board, and adhesive. For my sandy hills, I trimmed some pieces of smooth white card stock and diecut the edges using the Slimline Nature Border Dies. I then blended these pieces with both Antique Linen and Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide Inks and added a variety of brown dots for added texture with some Copic Markers

For my background sky, I blended some Picked Raspberry, Mustard Seed, Tattered Rose, and Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Inks.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Elephant: W00, W1, W3, W5
  • Pinks: RV00, RV63, RV66, RV66
  • Greens: YG01, YG06, YG17, YG67
  • Tiki Hut: E31, E23, E25, E29
  • Tiki Roof: E50, E51, E53, E55
  • Fire: Y15, YR07, R27

The best thing about this card is that it can easily fold to fit into a standard A2 sized envelope for shipping! When folded, this card measures at 4.25″ x 5.5″.

Here are some other cards that I made using the Best Fishes Stamp Set (that little crab is my absolute favorite!). Simply click on any photo above for a short card tutorial and color and product details.

For my second project, I made a collage-style card featuring the newly released Beach Buddies Stamp Set. I combined this set with the Comic Strip Speech Bubbles Die Set as well as the Slimline Nature Borders Dies for my beach slope as well as my waves. Once again, I stamped all of my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored them with Copic Markers, and used their coordinating dies to cut them out. I used the same ink blending for the beach as I did above. For the waves, I diecut them from smooth white card stock and then blended them with both Salty Ocean and Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide Inks.

Lastly, I adhered my images with 3D Foam Adhesive Tape for added dimension.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Pinks: RV02, RV04, RV 17, RV66
  • Oranges: YR02, YR04, YR09
  • Blues: B0000, B01, B04, B06
  • Browns: E31, E23, E25, E29
  • White: 0, C00, C1, C3
  • Greens: YG01, YG06, YG17

Thank you all so much for taking the time to stop by! If you liked these cards and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

  • Jeanne May 23, 2021 at 7:03 AM

    Fabulous work, Rachel. LOVE the out of the box one with the hula dancing elephant! The elements in the card are fantastic. So fun! The other cards you share here are equally fabulous. You have such a special touch with the cards you make. They are so wonderfully creative and colorful. Thanks so much for sharing your talents!! 🙂

    • rachelalvaradodesigns June 4, 2021 at 10:59 AM

      You are so sweet, Jeanne, thank you! I am so behind on replying to comments but I greatly appreciate each and every one of yours! ❤️

  • Helen F May 23, 2021 at 7:32 AM

    What not to love about these wonderful ‘summer’ cards!!! These stamp set are just too cute!! Love them all. Thanks so much for your super inspiration and insturctional videos! Stay safe! 🙂

  • Meghan Kennihan May 23, 2021 at 11:49 AM

    These are ADORABLE! I love the SUMMER theme!!! TOO CUTE!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns June 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM

      Thank you so very much, Meghan! They were such fun sets to work with!

  • Anne Sturgeon May 23, 2021 at 2:02 PM

    You know I am crazy for box cards, right? This little gal really wears that grass skirt so well. Lovely tiki bar and that lobster is stealing the show. Great coloring as always and you teach so many tips when you post these. I am listening… love the swimming buddies too. Great use of the comic strip. Heck I love all your stuff so much.

  • Beverly Jordan May 23, 2021 at 6:59 PM

    Rachel, you are one talented lady!!! You had me with the matchup of the hula elephant and happy toasting crab friend!! And it’s 3D!!! The other adorable cards are icing on the cake!!! Just in time for summer cardmaking! @jordanbev5 Beverly Jordan

    • rachelalvaradodesigns June 4, 2021 at 11:01 AM

      You are so sweet, Beverly, thank you! I appreciate you taking the time to stop by!

  • Rebecca Griffith May 24, 2021 at 1:05 AM

    GORGEOUS cards! So fun and summery.

  • Anushree Vaish May 24, 2021 at 3:09 AM

    These are absolutely gorgeous summer cards❤️❤️ It’s always a pleasure to look at your cards😘 Keep inspiring

  • Hello, I'm Rachel! Thanks so much for dropping by and welcome to my blog! I love creating and am excited to share with you my love for card making and paper crafting.


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