Neon Violet Ornaments – Delightful Decorations

Neon Violet Ornaments – Delightful Decorations

Hello and Happy Monday!!  Thank you for stopping by Guneaux Designs to see my latest crafting creation!  I have for you today a card that I call, Neon Violet Ornaments, and it features the ODBD Delightful Decorations stamp set.

This card is for today’s Splitcoaststampers Clean And Simple challenge to show what you love about November by using the letters N.O.V. in making your card!  The NOV for my card is: N – Neon Violet; O – Ornaments; and V – Violet Ornaments.  The primary color on the card is a Fluorescent Violet, but it looks royal blue.

What do I love about November?  My daughters decorating their Christmas trees!  The day after Thanksgiving is when they decorate.  That is why I created a Christmas card with an image of a decorated tree, or the bottom section thereof.


Micah 6:8

“He has shown all you people what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”


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ODBDSLC284 Anything Goes With ODBD Stamps

Hello, my friends, and thanks for stopping by to see my card creation for today.  My card features the recently released Our Daily Bread Designs (ODBD) Tulips Stamp Set.  I love this stamp set, and its matching die.  I plan to submit this card for the ODBD Shining the Light Challenge, ODBDSLC284 Anything Goes With ODBD Stamps.

I am submitting the card also for today’s Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge found here.  I seldom respond to the Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenges, but today’s sketch is great, so I had to respond.

(This card won the Our Daily Bread Shining The Light Challenge Award!}

To create my card, I stamped the tulip image onto Neenah Solar White card stock and colored it with copics in shades of peach and green.  I cut out the finished tulip with the matching tulip die.

I used some beautiful paper from Papertrey Ink to create the panels for elements 1 – 5 of the sketch.  I stamped a sentiment from the ODBD Tulips stamp set onto the same paper, and assembled the card.

I want to share with you that this stamp set and matching die is on sale as a bundle for only $23.72.  Where else can you get a stamp set and matching die for so little money?  Typically, a die can cost as much as $20!  You can also purchase the stamp set and die separately if necessary.

Thanks, again, for stopping by Guneaux Designs.  I hope you are inspired by my beautiful card!


SUPPLIES USED:

Stamps:  ODBD Tulip Stamp Set

Paper:  Neenah Solar White Card Stock and Papertrey Ink Vintage Linens (no longer available)

Ink:  Copic Sketch Markers in shades of peach and green, and Memento Tuxedo Black 

Accessories:  ODBD Tulip Die, Hero Arts Infinity Circle Dies Foam Tape, and Double Sided Adhesive Tape 



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Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen
Firm Reliance on Divine Providence!


JAMES 1:19-22

“My dear brothers, take note of this:  Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.  Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.  Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves.  Do what it says.”

ODBD Heart and Soul Collection

Hello, my friends!  So glad you stopped by today to see my clean and simple card I made with the ODBD Heart and Soul Collection designer paper.  I created this card for Splitcoaststampers KelliJo’s Clean and Simple Challenge, CAS416, to create a sentiment-only card.  My card consists of designer paper, a sentiment, and crystal drops. I simply used a piece of designer paper that I stamped with a “You’re So Loved” sentiment using VersaMark Ink and White Embossing Powder.  I added crystal drops on two corners and adhered the paper to a white card base.

This is the Our Daily Bread’s Heart and Soul Collection Designer Paper that I used.  I’ve identified the design I used on the card in the picture.

This is the stamp set I used for the sentiment.

Now this is a very Clean and Simple card, don’t you agree?  Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a blessed week!


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Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen
Firm Reliance on Divine Providence!


MATTHEW 6:1-4

Jesus said:  “Be careful not to do your ‘acts of righteousness’ before men, to be seen by them.  If you do you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.  So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by men.  I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.  But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret.  Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

ODBD Christmas Candles and Sunburst Background

Today’s Splitcoaststampers Color Challenge CC613 involves a color combination of Stampin’ Up! (SU) Real Red, Crushed Curry, and Garden Green.  For “dessert”, the hostess asked for “Christmas Glow”.  To achieve a “Christmas Glow”, I created a card that features Our Daily Bread Designs (ODBD) Christmas Candles and Sunburst Background Dies for the challenge.

ODBD Christmas Candles and Sunburst Background

These are the colors for the color challenge. I began developing the card using a piece of Neenah Solar White Card Stock to emboss the ODBD Sunburst Background Die.  After embossing the card stock, I laid the die back on the card stock, and using a sponge dauber, I sponged SU Crushed Curry through the die.  I sponged more ink onto the outer sections to made them darker.

After sponging, I die cut a portion of the colored card stock with the ODBD Christmas Candles Dies.  I decided I wanted to use the Inlay Technique to create the candles and holly.  This is a closeup of the result.

To finish the card I added more holly that I die cut with the Tim Holtz Holiday Greens Dies.  Using the Spellbinders Holiday Sentiments Dies, I cut out the Merry Christmas sentiment and added it to the card.

I hope you enjoyed my card and will return for further inspiration!


Paper:  Neenah Solar White Card Stock and SU Real Red and Garden Green Card Stock
Ink:  SU Crushed Curry
Accessories:  ODBD Christmas Candles Dies, ODBD Sunburst Background Dies, Tim Holtz Holiday Greens Dies, Spellbinders Holiday Sentiments Dies, Be Creative Tapeand Foam Adhesive
Technique:  Inlay

   CHRISTMAS CANDLES DIES   SUNBURST BACKGROUND DIE   

      


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God’s Blessings!

Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen

Firm Reliance on Divine Providence! 

Jesus said,  “When an evil spirit comes out of a man, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it.  Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left.’ When it arrives, it finds the house unoccupied, swept clean and put in order. Then it goes and takes with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there.  And the final condition of that man is worse than the first.  That is how it will be with this wicked generation.”  Matthew 12:43-45

Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage

Memory Box Reverse Butterfly CollageHello!  Have you had a good week?  For me, I’ve been sick for several days with flu-like symptoms.  I’m feeling better, but not well, and I’m hoping this passes soon as I want to get back to crafting!  I made this card Tuesday morning, but then started feeling rather sick.  Needless to say I wasn’t feeling well enough to post it. Thus, today I am sharing it with you. This card is a Mother’s Day Card and it features the Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage.  The Happy Mother’s Day sentiment is on the inside of the card.

I made the card in response to a Splitcoaststampers Color Challenge, CC581 – BLISSFUL WONDERS OF SOFT SKIES WITH PIZZAZZ, using Stampin’ Up! colors.  The title of the Challenge makes it obvious what Stampin’ Up! colors were selected.

BLACKBERRY BLISS, WISTERIA WONDER, SOFT SKY, and PEAR PIZZAZZ.

Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage

(UPDATE:  This card was selected as a favorite on Splitcoaststampers for the Week Ending May 8, 2016)

Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage

I used the Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage Die to make a stencil.  Laying the stencil over the piece of Whisper White Card Stock, I sponged over it the four colors of the challenge.  I added a sequin per butterfly as adding sequins to the card gives extra points, otherwise called “dessert”, for the challenge.

After masking the image, I lightly covered a script background stamp with Soft Sky Ink and I stamped it over the masked image  (if you look closely you can see the script).  I then die cut three sets of flowers and leaves in the four colors and added them to the card. As you can see in the picture below, I added micro beads for the center of each flower.

Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage

You will note the paper piercing around the Whisper White panel.  I used the new Our Daily Bread Designs (ODBD) Pierced Rectangles Dies to accomplish the piercing.  I also used two other ODBD dies to create the floral images; ODBD Bitty Blossoms and ODBD Lovely Leaves.


Side Note:  As a Christian, finding companies with a focus on Biblical verses and other related products is difficult.  However, late last year I discovered Our Daily Bread Designs that focuses on this, and I strongly recommend them if you’re looking for a place that creates products based on faith!


The photo below gives a side view of the card.  I hope you enjoy the card, and will check out ODBD!  Thanks for stopping by and, if interested, I would love to hear about your thoughts on this card.  You can ask questions or leave comments in the bubble at the top-right of the post, or at the bottom of the post, whichever one shows.

Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage

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SUPPLIES USED:

Stamps:  ODBD All Mothers Stamp Set (for inside sentiment) and SU French Script

Paper:  Stampin’ Up! (SU) Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz, Wisteria Wonder, Blackberry Bliss, and Soft Sky Card Stock

Ink:  SU Pear Pizzazz, Blackberry Bliss, Wisteria Wonder and Soft Sky Ink

Accessories:   Memory Box Reverse Butterfly Collage(ODBD) Pierced Rectangles Dies ODBD Bitty Blossoms, ODBD Lovely Leaves, Micro Beads, SU Sequins

Techniques:  Masking and Sponging

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God’s Blessings!

Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen

 

“Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.  For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common?  Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?  What harmony is there between Christ and Belial?  What does a believer have in common with an unbeliever? What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols?  For we are the temple of the living God.  As God has said: “I will live with them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be my people”. ”  2 Corinthians 6:14 -16

SU Fifth Avenue Floral

Hello, stampers!!  So glad you stopped by as I have for you today a Happy Mother’s Day card featuring Stampin’ Up! (SU) Fifth Avenue Floral Stamp Set, which is retired.  I made the card for the following Sketch Challenge on Splitcoaststampers:

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The Sketch Challenge, SC588, hosted by Carey aka cpayette, was fun but took some time to discern.

SU Fifth Avenue Floral

I was undecided about how to approach the challenge initially. I couldn’t decide if I wanted to use designer series paper or not, and if so, where in the design. Then I found in my cabinet an OLD SU designer series paper (i.e., Sweet & Sour Speciality Designer Series Paper) and I knew the answer to the question I was pondering. To me, this paper is so pretty with Rose Red and Pumpkin Pie as the main colors. You can’t see it in the photo, but the paper comes with one side of all the designs embossed.

(UPDATE:  This card is a Favorite for the Week Ending April 17, 2016 on Splitcoaststampers!)

I then decided I wanted a floral image on the card and decided on the Hibiscus stamp from the SU Fifth Avenue Floral stamp set. I have many beautiful Hibiscus bushes in my yard, so they are special to me. Not my favorite flower, but special.

I used the swirly stamp from Everything Eleanor to create my stem after masking the flower. To give the image a little something extra, I used SU Rose Red and Pumpkin Pie Candy Dots and included two bees.

SU Fifth Avenue Floral

I hope you enjoy the card, and thanks for looking and leaving a comment!!

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Stamps: SU Fifth Avenue Floral, SU Everything Eleanor, ODBD Butterfly & Bugs, and ODBD All Mothers  Paper: SU Sweet & Sour SPSP, Rose Red, and Very Vanilla Card Stock  Ink: SU Pear Pizzazz, Basic Black, Rose Red, and Copics  Accessories: Rose Red Ribbon, ODBD Double Stitched Circles Dies, ODBD Butterfly & Bugs Dies, SU Candy Dots, and MISTI  Techniques: Masking and Coloring with Copics

BUTTERFLY & BUGS (CLEAR STAMPS) ALL MOTHERSDOUBLE STITCHED CIRCLES DIESBUTTERFLY & BUGS DIES

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SU Fifth Avenue Floral

God’s Blessings!

Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.  Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace.”  Ephesians 4:2-3