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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Lil' Inker Designs June Release: Day 2 & Sale


Welcome to day 2 of the Lil' Inker Designs Release!  All of the products being shown today are currently available in the Lil' Inker Designs store!  If you are following along in the blog hop you should have come from Heather Hoffman's blog.  

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Card #1 Inspiration
When I first pulled out the new Jar of Flowers Stamp set with coordinating Jar of Flowers Dies, I knew I wanted to create at least one card based on those adorable pins I've seen in the past where the artist had painted Mason Jars and then painted faces on them.  Here's an example that I based this card on:


(Unfortunately the link on Pinterest only goes to the picture, not the blog post so I don't know who to credit.  If you know the source, I'd love to add it to my post!)

I decided to create my card with the same colors and same theme and the card below is what came of it all.

Jen Carter Mason Jar Faces Whoops Birthday 1 wm

I started by die cutting four of the jars from the Jar of Flowers Dies.  I then used the jar outline stamp from the Jar of Flowers Stamp set to emboss the outline.  I enjoyed looking through my various LID stamps to find different faces for my jars!  I used the Piece of Me Stamp set (pink), Kitty Hugger Stamp Set (yellow), Boo & Faces and So Prickly (aqua) & So Prickly again (purple).

After stamping the faces I attached them with dimensional tape to a piece I had embossed with the new Quilted Stitched Basket Weave die.  The sentiment is die cut with the new Whoops Word die & then stamped with the Whoops stamp set.

Card #2
For my second card today I used a new beautiful stamp set, Blossoms & Banners, and the coordinating die, Blossoms & Banners die set.


Jen Carter Blossoms Banners Thinking You 1 wm

I started this card by diecutting the white & purple cardstocks with the Quilted Stitched Basket Weave die.  I cut small strips of the purple to use as accents on my white card.  I then die cut the banner with the Blossoms & Banners die set and stamped the coordinating image with the Blossoms & Banners Stamp Set.  I colored the images with my copics & added Nuvo Aqua Shimmer pen over the top for some fine glitter. I finished the card off by adding some white glitter enamel dots.


Jen Carter Blossoms Banners Thinking You wm

I also added a strip of purple cardstock die cut with the Quilted Stitched Basket Weave die on the inside of my card that you can see a peek of here.







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27 comments:

Vonmariedesign said...

Beautiful cards, I love your inspiration for card#1

Tracy A said...

Great cards. I especially love the first one with the four little jars.

McStamper said...

Love your cards. The jars are adorable.

Denise Bryant said...

Love the colored jars, and a beautiful 'thinking of you' card too! So pretty!

Kay Myers said...

I fell in love when I saw those cute jars. (actually I love the whole release-- now I just need to win the lottery so I can afford all these lovely goodies LOL) But I can see so many ways to use those jars. They could be different for each season. TFS and for the chance to win

Preeti D. (aka Dutt Preety) said...

Love your pretty cards :) the colors are so elegant !! the colorful jars are super cute :)

Marilyn M. said...

Such cute and fun cards. What a great release!

Sharon Salerno said...

Adorable cards, especially the cute jars with faces! What fun it would be to win this blog!

Diana Hernandez said...

OMG..... such super cute jars!! love the little faces and the colors are perfect!! great job! tfs

Arianna Barbara said...

Awww!!! Both your cards are really adorable!!! Colors are amazing!!!

Sue LD said...

Love the faces and colors on the jars and lovely floral banner card.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh so wonderful, I just love those pretty jars!

Laura Pryor said...

This is a really brilliant design for the jars, Jen. I would never have thought to give them personality!! Well done! Of course, I'm loving your banner card as well - the layout and the texture work so nicely together!
Thank you,
Laura

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Your first card is adorable! Love the colors of the jars.
And the 2nd card is really beautiful; love the design!

Dar said...

Love both your cards. Using the strips of purple card stock that you had die cut with the basket weave die is such a simple but effective embellishment. Thanks for sharing this idea. :)

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

those jars are adorable

Marie Halstead said...

What a great idea for card 1! I can see that with different sentiments, too.

Connie Wine said...

Adorable, lovely!!!

ann greene said...

Both cards are great. I love the little faces on the jars.

Janelle said...

Those jars are just adorable. As soon as I saw it I knew the Pinterest inspiration! So clever! Maybe a faces stamp needs to be on the next release...wink wink

Patt H. said...

The colorful jars are truly adorable! Love the unexpected faces on those soft pastels! The basket weave cover up die is one of my very favorites in the new release & your card makes me want it even more. Absolutely gorgeous card!

Deaf Sheltie Mom said...

Love your colorful and cute jars! What a great idea! And your simply elegant second card is beautiful! Love the lavender!

Teresa Doyle said...

Jen, BOTH of your cards are awesome. I love the colours you used and those jars are way too sweet. ♥ them!

Janet D. said...

Your 1st card is so sweet, love your inspiration. Your 2nd card is beautiful!

Shelly said...

Your first card is absolutely ADORABLE! And your second card is sooo pretty!

Bev Karolak said...

Beautiful cards! So colourful! Love the little jars....they're so cute! 🙂

D.Ann C said...

I love the bear jar the best and that BEAUTIFUL Thinking of You card!!

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