I’m up today over at the Newton’s Nook Designs blog today and I want to share all the details with you here. My project focuses on the Cottage Garden Stamp Set and coordinating dies.
The art in this beautiful stamp set is unique and really pretty but I also fell in love with the sentiments. I created this card to show one of them off and to also highlight that the dies are able to multitask. On a piece of watercolor paper (Tim Holtz Distress), I sponged on some different Tim Holtz Distress Inks in Picked Raspberry, Mowed Lawn, Blueprint Sketch and Squeezed Lemonade then splattered on a bit of water. Using the dies, I cut out the flowers big and small. Additionally I created a frame with the ovals from my Stitched Shapes dies. I stamped the sentiment in Picked Raspberry onto a white base (using the Misti helps since I needed to stamp a few times given the nature of Distress Ink). All I had to do was group my flowers and add some Basic Pearls.
I love when die sets lend themselves to quick cards and I think these flowers are ones I’ll return to again and again (and of course, all the other adorable shapes in the set!). Back tomorrow with the latest from Freshly Made Sketches. Thanks so much for stopping in. See you soon!
Stamps: Cottage Garden (Newton’s Nook); Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Picked Raspberry, Mowed Lawn, Blueprint Sketch, Squeezed Lemonade); Paper: Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor, Thick Whisper White (SU); Accessories: Misti, Big Shot, Cottage Garden Dies, Stitched Shaped Thinlits (SU), Basic Pearls (SU), Dimensionals
Today is a double post day and this is for day 3 of the March release from Newton’s Nook Designs. Today we are sharing a set called Cottage Garden and its coordinating dies. So many beautiful images! If you are looking for my FMS card today just give a quick scroll.
The Scandinavian feel of this art work was my inspiration for my card today. Something about the blue and white simply felt like the best way to show off the lovely details. I stamped the image in Night of Navy ink and then cut out the image with the coordinating dies. These dies are a must have because being able to pop these images up really makes the card a wow! I used one of the sentiments from the set too and stamped onto a white panel. I cut the scallops using the Sky Borders Die from this new release and then cut the whole layer using a stitched rectangle. I really liked the dots of this DSP bring with that mimic the dots in the stamp. I thought about adding pearls and other embellishments, but in the end I felt like this was the perfect showcase for the set and left it clean. You know what comes next, right?
Would you like to win the “Cottage Garden” Stamp Set?
This set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!
Here’s how to win:
Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday March 16th at 9pm CST to comment — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, March 17th.
I am so happy that you stopped in today. Tomorrow will be the last day of release week and I know you will be thrilled to see what comes next. I hope you have a great day!Stamp: Cottage Garden (Newton’s Nook Designs); Ink: Night of Navy; Paper: Night of Navy (SU), Thick Whisper White (SU), Floral Boutique DSP (SU); Accessories: Big Shot, Cottage Garden Dies (Newton’s Nook Designs), Sky Borders Die (Newton’s Nook Designs), Misti Stamp Tool, Dimensionals