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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Lil' Inker Designs Dec Release: Flowers or Butterflies?

Hello!  It's time for a new Lil' Inker Designs release! The new products are already available in the  Lil' Inker Designs store!  If you are following along in the blog hop you should have come from Lea's blog! There are three $15 gift certificates to the LID store up for grabs, so the more blogs you comment on, the better your chances are of winning! 

There are a great line up of products for this release, so let's get started!

Jen Carter Gold Butterfly Sympathy wm

My favorite set from this release is the new Inky Flowers Stamp set.  When I first got this set it reminded me of butterflies so for this first card I wanted to use the flowers that way.  I embossed the images from the stamp set on watercolor paper that I had die cut with one of the new Dual Dotted Ovals die.  These dotted dies are so much fun!  I then water colored the butterflies.

Jen Carter Gold Butterfly Sympathy Closeup 2

To make the butterflies have a little dimension (and this was very hard to photograph), I used a knife to cut around one side of the wings on the largest butterfly and on the pink butterfly next to it.  Both of these butterflies pop off of the paper.  It looks really cool in real life, but like I said, it was very hard to capture in my photos.

Jen Carter Gold Butterfly Sympathy Side 2

The gold sentiment was cut with the new With Sympathy Word die.  The neat thing about this die is that the stamp set Inky Flowers has words that you can insert in the space between the "with" & "sympathy" so you can change your sentiment up if you'd like.

Jen Carter Ombre Tag Gratitude wm

For my 2nd card, I used the Inky Flowers set in the way it was intended, as flowers.  I stamped the cluster on one of the new Dotted Tags dies and then watercolored the images. I think that tag die set will be getting a lot of use!  I stamped the sentiment with ombre inks and love how that turned out!

Jen Carter Ombre Tag Gratitude Closeup

This new cover plate die called Cover Up: Diamond Lace is my favorite yet!  I have been so anxious to use this die ever since we got it several months ago!  I especially love how it looks on the Dip Dyed Ombre Papers!  

All of the Lil' Inker products that I've used (and more!) are available to purchase right now in the Lil' Inker Designs store!  Your next stop on the blog hop is over to the Lil' Inker Designs store to check out all of the new products!! Happy shopping!  

P.S.  Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win a gift certificate!!

With Sympathy
Stamps: Lil' Inker Designs Inky Flowers
Dies: Lil' Inker Designs Dual Dotted Ovals, With Sympathy Word
Paper: Be Bold Be Bright by The Paper Studio
Other: Watercolor Paints

with Gratitude:
Stamps: Lil' Inker Designs Inky Flowers
Dies: Lil' Inker Designs Cover Up Die Diamond Lace, Dotted Tags
Paper: Lil' Inker Designs Dip Dyed Ombre
Other: Watercolor Paints, Silk Ribbon


Amy C. said...

Your cards are beautiful! These new dies are amazing...I want them all!

Kristie Goulet said...

Gorgeous cards. Love the cover up die!

Marigold Studio said...

Wonderful ideas for the new stamp set and dies! Love how you watercolred the images!

Helen Gullett said...

Oh WOW... Either butterflies or flowers I love your cards! Creative!

Susi Kelly said...

Love that Inky Flowers can double as lovely butterflies (TFS) - all of your projects today are fantastic.

Sue in Grapevine said...

Loving how you used the dotted dies.

D.Ann C said...

I really love that elegant sympathy card!

Yvonne C. said...

Gorgeous cards!!!!

McStamper said...

Fantastic cards.

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the butterflies.
Beautiful projects.
thanks for sharing.

Elisa Castro said...

love it all

Troy Louise Seegmiller said...

Beautiful! You've sole me on the new cover up die & the ombre papers. Thanks so much.

irishgalkelly said...

Jen, I'm loving this new stamp set! You've shown the versatility beautifully. The font is really pretty and being able to choose flowers or butterflies is excellent! Another favorite of mine is the word die with that gorgeous font.

StampinLouie said...

Gotta have those Inky Flowers and the Dotted Tags

Michele Henderson said...

Beautiful! Really beautiful!
Take Care!

Carey Nusbaum said...

Absolutely love the way you made butterflies on your card! The versatility of this stamp set is amazing! Beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!

lisa808 said...

Lovely cards.

cma21317 said...

You are so right flowers or butterflies. Soooooooo cool!!!!!

Sherisse Ang said...

OMG. I love how you transformed the beautiful flowers into adorable sketchy butterflies!:)

TracyM #6773 said...

BEAUTIFUL cards Jen!!!
LOVE your diamond lace with the ombre paper!!!
ADORE your GORGEOUS sympathy card, LOVE IT ALL!!!
... AND I can totally relate to your first impression of inky flowers, I thought they were would make wonderful whimsical butterflies too :)

Bev Karolak said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing. :-)

Kristie W. said...

Beautiful cards! I adore the first one, the flowers really do look like butterflies!

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