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Thursday, January 14, 2016

New Space Themed Stamps & Dies! (with video)

I am excited to share with you a new product assortment that is now available from Frantic Stamper. I am especially excited about this one because I was able to help with the concept and idea.  I did not do any of the designing, just the brainstorming! :)  Kathy did an excellent job of putting all of the pieces together and I think you'll find this set very versatile.

I have made quite a few cards to share with you over the next few weeks but today I am going to start by sharing a video (that shows several of the cards) that I created showcasing the products and two cards, one masculine & one feminine.

I wanted to show how you can create both feminine and masculine cards with this set. Let's start with a more traditional masculine card.

Jen Carter Rocket Out World Blue 1

I started this card with the blue background.  I sponged blue distress inks around the top of the cardstock to create the night sky.  I used VersaMark ink to stamp the stars & milky way swirl from the new The Final Frontier clear polymer stamp set on the background.   After that I started building the rest of the scene.  I started by applying a couple cloud layers cut with the new Stitched Cloud Edgers dies (set of 3).  I didn't adhere the tops of the clouds so that they could be slightly "puffy" on the card for dimension.  I stamped the mix & match sentiment from the new Sentiments from Space stamp set on the clouds.

Jen Carter Rocket Out World Blue Closeup 1

I die cut the rocket, the smoke cloud & the fire with the crazy fun and new Rocket Launch die set (set of 4).  I cut the top of the cone off of the rocket with a few snips (easy to do because there is a line cut into the die there) and added a red nose cone for contrast.  I also mixed & matched the window & the dots on the front.  I stamped the window with one of the 6 window options in the new The Final Frontier clear polymer stamp set.  The great big earth/planet is die cut from the previously released Planet Earth die that I think is super cool!

Now for a feminine, Valentiney card!

Jen Carter Valentine Rocket Moon 1

I cut this rocket from the Rocket Launch die set from patterned paper and for the window I placed vellum behind the cut out. I popped the rocket up with dimensionals. I also cut the tip off of the nose cone and used red cardstock for the tip and for the dots on front.  For the background I used a previously released die called Heartfall.  It made a great background for a love themed/Valentine-like card! I used pink glitter paper behind the cut out hearts.

Jen Carter Valentine Rocket Moon Front 1

I used the swirl die cut from the new Outer Space Die Set (set of 7 dies) to make a rocket trail and also die cut the planet included in that same die set.  The sentiment I used is one of my most FAVORITE because it is one I say to my kids all the time!  It is from the Sentiments from Space stamp set.  I embossed the sentiment directly on the gray cardstock and then embossed the "moon" on a piece of vellum that I attached with dimensionals.

I hope you enjoyed this post. I know it was long!  I look forward to sharing more projects I made using these new space themed products (including the Flying Saucer die that I haven't shared yet!).

 Rocket Launch die set

 Outer Space Die Set

  Stitched Cloud Edgers

 Flying Saucer

Planet Earth

Masculine Card
Stamps: Frantic Stamper Sentiments from SpaceThe Final Frontier
Paper: PTI Fresh Snow Linen, Soft Stone, True Black, Spring Rain & Fine Linen, MFT Electric Red, Orange Fizz & Lush Lagoon
Ink: VersaMark, Fresh Ink Slate, Avery Elle Cherry, VersaMark

Feminine Card
Stamps: Frantic Stamper Sentiments from SpaceThe Final Frontier

Dies: Frantic Stamper Rocket LaunchOuter SpaceHeartfall
Paper: PTI Smokey Shadow, Pure Poppy, Soft Stone; Crate Paper Hello Love, DCWV Pink Glitter
Ink: VersaMark, Distress Inks
Embossing Powder: Filigree White Fine, Zing Rose


Lynn said...

Absolutely awesome Jen! Love it!

Fran Allison said...

Hi Jen, These cards are out of this world!! Fantastic video showcasing all the products and how they work so well together. Great great job!! Thank you! (Fran)

Leigh Penner said...

Super cute cards, Jen!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Another set of cute cards! :)

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