Breast Cancer Awareness-Guneaux Designs Sliced Rock Technique

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I decided to create a card that features Guneaux Designs Sliced Rock Technique.  I think the card is quite cheerful, which is what a breast cancer patient would need in the way of a card.  When I was recovering from breast cancer, I thoroughly enjoyed receiving cheerful cards.  They lifted my spirits.

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Using my Guneaux Designs Sliced Rock Technique, I started making the card by stamping a floral image on a small piece of Stampin’ Up! Whisper White card stock. The floral image is from the Stampin’ Up! Flower Shop stamp set.  Using various shades of pink, I colored the flower and began implementing the Guneaux Designs Sliced Rock Technique.  You can see that I started creating the “rings” around the flower with two shades of pink and ended with shades of yellow and green.

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I stopped with the technique when I reached five rings around the flower.  I did this so I would have room for my heart design around the sliced rock floral design and to be able to stamp the Ribbon of Hope stamp around the flower.  I used Versamark Ink and White Embossing Powder for the ribbon.

To form the heart around the floral design, I placed a heart-shaped Post-It note over the flower.  Afterwards, I used a brayer to apply Pink Pirouette Classic Ink across the Whisper White card stock. Then I formed the shape of the heart with Ranger Yellow Stickles.  I think the yellow stickle helps the floral design to pop on the card.

For the sentiment on the Breast Cancer Awareness card, I used the HOPE stamp from the retired Stampin’ Up! Strength & Hope stamp set.

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PRODUCTS USED FOR THE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CARD

Stamps:  Stampin’ Up! Stamps – Flower Shop (130942), With All My Heart (retired – card inside), Strength & Hope (retired), and Ribbon of Hope (retired)

Breast Cancer Awareness-Guneaux Designs Sliced Rock Technique

Stampin’ Up! Flower Shop (130942)

Breast Cancer Awareness - Guneaux Designs Sliced Rock Technique

With All My Heart and Strength & Hope

Paper:  Stampin’ Up! Card Stock – Whisper White, Pool Party, and Daffodil Delight

Ink:  Stampin’ Up! Pink Pirouette and Pool Party, and various other inks

Accessories:  Brayer, White Embossing Powder, Photo Corner Punch, Post-It Notes, Stickles, and Spellbinders Die (inside of card).

 God’s Blessings!
Stamping With Guneaux Designs
By
Beverly Polen

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS – GUNEAUX DESIGNS SLICED ROCK TECHNIQUE

Stampin Up Happy Scenes-Bohemian DSP

Hello Stampers and Friends!  Today I have a card for you that I made with the Stampin Up Happy Scenes stamp set and Bohemian Designer Series Paper (DSP).  I used two stamps from the Stampin Up Happy Scenes photopolymer stamp set and a brayer to create this “happy scene”!  I initially planned to use the Stampin Up Hearth and Home Thinlits Dies that come with the Happy Scenes Photopolymer Bundle (140853). Unfortunately, the thinlits dies are on back order and did not arrive with my order (sad face)!  Regardless, I improvised.

Stampin Up Happy Scenes-Bohemian DSP

I improvised by using the Spellbinders Leafy Squares Nestabilities Decorative Elements, which are small squares.  The 3″ x 3″ scene that I designed fits perfectly inside the largest Leafy Square cutout.   The Leafy Squares dies cut out tiny leaves when they are run through the Big Shot. You can see the cute little leaves lying on the envelope in the above picture, however, the following picture shows them better.

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Stampin Up Happy Scenes-Bohemian DSP5 and Spellbinders Leafy Squares

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The stamps within the Stampin Up Happy Scenes stamp set are small and are intended to create a small “scene”.  You can get a good sense for the size of the stamps in the following picture:
Stampin Up Happy Scenes Stamp Set

As you can see in the following closeup of the scene, I used the pine trees and fall tree stamps from the Stampin Up Happy Scenes stamp set.

Stampin Up Happy Scenes-Bohemian DSP4

I did not want to waste the tiny leaf cutouts so I included them beneath the trees on the front and inside of my card.

Stampin Up Happy Scenes-Bohemian DSP

 

Other products used are:

Paper: Stampin Up Delightful Dijon Card Stock and Inland Indigo Card Stock

Stamps:  Stampin Up Apothecary Art (sentiment – retired)

Ink:  Various Stampin Up Inks

Assessories:  The Sizzix Big Shot, Stampin Up Crystal Effects (101055), Stampin Up Fine-Tip Glue Pen (138309), and Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board.

 God’s Blessings!
Stamping With Guneaux Designs
By
Beverly Polen

Stampin Up Happy Scene

Stampin Up Happy Scenes-Bohemian DSP

Happy Birthday Card for Him – Brayer Project – Guneaux Designs

Happy Birthday to my brother!!  I made this Happy Birthday card for him using a brayer.  I don’t create many brayered projects; but when I do, I love the process!

Happy Birthday Card for Him - Brayer Project 

The Happy Birthday card features some of Stampin’ Up!’s new and upcoming Annual Catalog products.  The card base was made with the new 2013-2015 In Color, Pistachio Pudding Card Stock (131294).  The second layer is the new card stock in the Subtles Collection, Soft Sky (131203). The sky was brayered with Soft Sky Classic Ink (131181) and Marina Mist Classic Ink (126962).  The field was brayered with the new 2013-2015 In Color, Pistachio Pudding Classic Ink (131177), Old Olive Classic Ink (126953), Always Artichoke Classic Ink (126972), and another new 2013-2015 In Color, Baked Brown Sugar (131174). 

The stamp image of the mare and her foal is not a Stampin’ Up! product.  However, I love the stamp, and my brother loves horses.  They have always been of big part of his life. The “Happy Birthday” sentiment is from an upcoming Hostess set, Morning Meadow (129678). 

 

 REMINDER:  There are 18 days left to purchase the Stampin’ Up! retiring stamp sets and retiring accessories.

Stamping With Guneaux Designs

 God’s Blessings!
Stamping With Guneaux Designs
Beverly PolenHappy Birthday Card for Him - Brayer Project

 Happy Birthday Card for Him – Brayer Project