Welcome! I am guest designing for the May Release at Graciellie Design’s Digital Stamps this month! Make sure you visit Gracie's Blog to see ALL the sets in this release! I love digital stamps, as they are so versatile and easy to use. Plus, they are super affordable! Today I am sharing a card with you using one of Gracie's new sets called Elegant Greetings.
Look at that beautiful hydrangea! I looked on Pinterest for colors of hydrangea, because I have only seen blue, white, and pink, and imagine my surprise at how many colors there are! I also love all those pretty sentiments! You get all six sentiments in the set!
This card is 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" and created in shades of gray and lavender. When using digital stamps, it is easy to size them and to add the sentiment directly onto the main image, as I have done here.
I printed the flower image at approximately 3 1/4" wide onto Copic cardstock with black ink. I colored the image with Copic markers.
I used my Lexmark printer, which I was a bit worried about since I planned to color the image with Copics. I normally use the Epson printer, but it's malfunctioning. However, the Lexmark printed beautifully and the ink did NOT bleed when I colored the image!
I used some dies with a stitching detail to cut out the panels, and to cut the curved section. I embellished the card very simply, with some sequins, a button, and a bit of twine. The paper is from two
The Graciellie Designs digital stamp sets can be found HERE for instant download! These digital stamps are ready to print and are perfect for so many kinds of papercrafting projects.
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Edited to add: I am so sorry that I forgot to post the winner from the April Heartfelt Creations Alumni Blog Hop! The winner was chosen from Loretta's Blog. The winner is Marsha J. Reed. Congratulations to Martha, who receives a $25 gift certificate to shop at Heartfelt Creations! Martha, email Emma Lou at EmmaLou@heartfeltcreations.us with "Winner of April Alumni Hop" in subject line to claim the prize. The blog hop winner will have 72 hours to claim her prize otherwise another name will be drawn. Thanks to all who participated. I am sorry for the late posting. When that happens, make sure to check for winners on the Heartfelt Creations FaceBook Page!
Digital stamps: Graciellie Designs Elegant Greetings
Die templates: Spellbinders Curved Borders Two, Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles, Stitched Squares
Patterned paper: Webster's Petite Papers Hollywood Vogue, My Mind's Eye 6x6 Lost & Found Antique
Cardstock: slate gray, white, Copic Xpress It
Twine: Really Reasonable Ribbon ivory burlap string
Sequins: Craft Medley Viola
Adhesive: ATG tape, hot glue, white glue, foam tape