Hello friends! I am so happy to be guest designing for Sunny Studio Stamps today! I have three summer-themed cards to share with you.
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The first one is a bright, single layer card that I made by combining the Fintastic Friends, Ocean View, and Kiddie Pool Stamp Sets. To create my one-layered look, I used some Gina K Designs Masking Magic Sheets to mask my images (after stamping them) before ink blending my background. I also used masking while stamping to create the illusion of some of the objects appearing behind one another. Once all of my images were masked, I used a stencil along with some Pink Fresh Studios Sky Blue, Summer Shower, Seaside, and Storm Inks to create my ocean water background.
I used Copic Markers to color all of my images and added some white accents with a Sakura White Gelly Roll Pen. Lastly, I stamped my sentiment from the Fintastic Friends Stamp Set with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.
For my second project, I created a small and simple pool-themed card. This type of card would be perfect for that swimmer in your life or even to be used as really cute pool party invitations. To do this, I simply stamped my images, (I used Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and stamped them onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock), colored them with Copic Markers, and used the coordinating dies to cut them out.
Once I finished with the images, I assembled the kids in the pool and then folded a small piece of white card stock so that I could die cut it with the pool die. I made sure to leave the crease of my folded card stock outside of the die so that I could use this piece as my folding card base. Next, I attached my stamped pool directly on top of this folding piece. Lastly, I stamped a sentiment onto the inside center of my card. Super fun and easy to make!
For my third and final project, I created a slimline pop-up box card from scratch. When propped up, this card measures at 6.5″ long x 2″ wide x 3.75″ tall. I stamped images from both the Kiddie Pool and Ocean View Stamp Sets to create my scene. Once again, all of my images were colored with Copic Markers and cut out using both the Kiddie Pool and Ocean View Die Sets. I used the Slimline Nature Borders Die Set to die cut my sand dunes from white card stock. I added color to these dunes by blending them with some Antique Linen and Brushed Corduroy Distress Oxide Inks. I also added some sandy texture to these pieces by adding dots of color with Copic Markers.
The fun part about this card is that it fits perfectly into a business or #10 sized envelope. This makes it convenient for both mailing or hand delivering.
Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you have enjoyed these 3 projects! You can check out the entire amazing new release as well as other sets available from the Sunny Studio Stamps online shop HERE.
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These are fabulous, Rachel. I am always impressed with your coloring skills, your one layer cards and your box cards. The shaped card is perfect, too. So bright and happy. Great job!
Thank you, Jeanne! I appreciate your sweet words! 🤗
Thank you so very much! ❤️
I adore these cards. Fabulous creations. Beautiful colouring and compositions. Your creations are always perfectly done