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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Catherine Pooler Inks & Stamps Release Day 3



Welcome to Day 3 of the new release for Catherine Pooler Designs!  Today the design team is showcasing the Eat, Sleep & Create stamp set (my personal favorite set from the release), the Create die & the Doodle Garden Background stamp.  


The release is already available in the Catherine Pooler store so if you haven't already checked it out, you can do that by clicking here.  There are 8 new ink colors available that coordinate beautifully with the previously released Spa Collection: Paradise Found ink bundle as well as new stamp sets, dies & a new stencil.  You can check out the Spa Collection: Zen Garden Bundle here.

Create Your Own Sunshine Painted Heart
I loved playing with the new Eat, Sleep & Create stamp set.  I couldn't put it down!  For my first card I was inspired by this quilt.  I thought that the paint strip from that stamp set would be perfect to replicate the heart with.

Jen Carter Create Your Own Sunshine Painted

I started by stamping the middle stripe of the heart which is stamped in the new ink color Spruce (most of the inks used on this card are the new colors).  I then worked my way from the middle to each side.  So starting from the pink color on the left hand side I used Rose Petals, Polished, Shea Butter, SeafoamSpruce, Skylight, Stone Blue, Daydream & Sugared Lavender.  When I got to the stripe on the very end of each heart I used a post-it note to mask off the top of the stripe so that it would be shorter than the other stripes.

Jen Carter Create Your Own Sunshine Painted Closeup

I actually made two cards that are very similar (I'll share the other at a later date) and from it I used the new Create die to cut out the create sentiment.  I stacked it up with two more sentiments and then added a dusting of glitter on top using a Nuvo glitter pen.  The sentiment & little plus signs are also from the Eat, Sleep & Create stamp set.  I love all of these colors stamped together!

Create Happiness Doodled Background
If you were following Creativation you probably saw the gorgeous black & white background from Catherine Pooler's booth.  That background is also a stamp!  Yay!  

Jen Carter Doodle Garden Eat Sleep Create Happiness Rainbow

For this card I started by using the same paint strip stamp from the Eat, Sleep & Create stamp set that I used on the first card I shared today.  To make the background I lined up all of the Spa inks and then stamped 3 - 4 colors on each row slightly overlapping each stamp.  I love the colors that were made when the colors overlapped.  Once that was dry I stamped the  Doodle Garden Background stamp with VersaMark ink over the top of it and then embossed it with white embossing powder.  I cut a white strip for the sentiment, from Eat, Sleep & Create, and stamped it in DaydreamPolished (coral), Shea Butter inks.


This is what the background looked like prior to stamping & embossing with the Doodle Garden Background stamp.  I just love the colors!  

Keep Hopping
You won't want to miss what the design team has in store today!  Continue hopping for more inspiration!

Catherine Pooler
Jen Carter You're Here!
Tracie Pond  
Melissa Miller  
Susan Powell
Karen Baker
Ardyth Percy-Robb  
Laurel Beard  
Allison Cope
Taheerah Atchia

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Thank you so much for joining me today!

111 comments:

Sharon Perehudoff said...

Hi Jen, Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cards colors are awesome loved how you done create your own sunshine, pretty. These inks and stamps sets are amazing can't wait to get some.

Sharon Salerno said...

Love the way you used the background. Beautiful cards!

Arianna Barbara said...

Oh my!!! Your cards and colouring are simply stunning!!!

Alison said...

Love these colors and these cards!

Melissa Truhn said...

Very imaginative! Thank you for sharing your talent.

Hope said...

Your cards are AMAZING!!! This release rocks.

ann greene said...

These inks are amazing and they can surely be made into wonderful cards. Thanks for the ideas.

cards by cara said...

Ooh, these colours are so dreamy!! Love the inspiration!!

Shelly Ray said...

I love this background stamped card. I just mentioned on Catherine's post that I don't have patience to color that on but this is a great alternative. Love it. :)

Elise Smith said...

I love your colorful cards! Thanks for sharing all these fun ways to use the paint strip stamp :)

Barbara Brennan said...

Awesome use of ink colors in creation of a colorful base to show off Doodle Garden background stamp. Clever creativity using the paint strip stamp to build that beutiful heart.

Diane Loughrey said...

Amazing work.

Sara C said...

Hi, I'm running around your blogs (love Blog Hop). I really love this sharing. I'm knowing beautiful creative women. I love your brilliant cards and Chatherine's inks

Dee Earnshaw said...

what bold, bright creations - thanks for sharing:)

Vicki P said...

The cards really showcase the new colors well!

Laura Miller said...

I too, am in love with the doodle background. I don't do much sponging - so I appreciate you showing us how you got the gradient colors using a stamp - - I can do that!

Vivian said...

Love the card and sunshine sentiment so much!

Carol D said...

Doodle garden stamp on its way...I can't wait for it to arrive...I wanted ever since I saw it on a Creativation video.

Lori Walker said...

These cards are awesome! I'm loving these new colors!

Mrs. Lowry said...

I love what you did with that paint strip stamp! These colors are a perfect match for it.

Penelope said...

I love when the colors overlap, very preety

Denise Kasbohm said...

Your cards are amazing. You really highlighted these great colors.

Avra Williams said...

Great cards! I love what you did with the background from the other day!

nancy y said...

Oh your card turned out great with that background, cool look! And the first one is really, really clever!

Sher@SistersInk said...

I love the rainbow create card; it shows off the colors in a cool way. All the cards show great techniques and creative uses of the stamps and inks. Thanks for sharing.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

AWEmazing cards. The 2nd one ... wow, what a transformation!

Marlene Diefendorf said...

Terrific cards but I'm really loving the first one. Unique design and great way to showcase the ink colors.

Brandi R said...

Beautiful cards! Love what you did with that gorgeous background ♥

Jennifer said...

Such pretty colors and a great way to showcase them!

sharon g said...

What great colors, and I just LOVE the way you swiped the colors, and then embossed. NICE, new idea!

Iris said...

Beautiful cards and clever techniques.

Susan Jennings said...

I’m In love with the bold stripes of color and how you used them to get a true creative feel on the cards! Thanks so much for sharing!

Cynthia Simpson said...

WOW!!! Two rainbow cards. Boy did we get lucky today. Beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing.

Kari V. said...

Beautiful projects! And I'm happy to see you used the inked background on a card! Yay!

Terri Mansfield said...

I have been obsessing over the background for the second card since I first saw it yesterday....then to see the heart card today? I squealed with happiness!! These are the best cards I have seen in awhile....I love how well these inks go together. Can't wait to get mine. TFS

Ray and Char said...

These cards are beautiful. I love the rainbow colors and how you designed them.

Carol McGregor said...

I am in love with the your "create your own sunshine card". Thanks for sharing

rebecca ramirez said...

Love both cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

Nancy-Anne Rockwell said...

I just can't get over the awesomeness of those new colours!

Annalisa Young said...

I loved that rainbow background yesterday, and I love it again today! It looks so nice with the white embossing on top. And all those colors together are just delightful. I also really like how you made a heart with the paintbrush strokes as well as a rainbow. Just so much fun and happiness in this set! Thanks for sharing.

M in Oregon said...

Who doesn’t love Doodle Garden. Even the name is so fun! Thanks for beautiful ideas.

Debbie said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful ideas.

Mary Holshouser said...

Getting so many ideas for different backgrounds.
Love how you did the one with the garden flowers.
thanks for sharing
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Wanda Radler said...

These are lovely cards. I love the doodle garden background stamp and got mine today! I can't wait to start playing. Thanks for the inspiration.

Polly said...

Loved both your cards and colors. Embossing over colors in last makes all the difference.

goaliemom36 said...

Jen your cards are amazing! I love they way you used the colors!

dligon said...

The ink colors are gorgeous and so are your cards!

Jason Burdge said...

Really like the way these turned out. It is also nice to see the different techniques.

Nana Griffin said...

Your backgrounds are lovely. Great cards.

JanetB said...

You did a great job making a beautiful card from your inspiration quilt.

Dawn Kloman said...

Very creative. Love them all.

ios_maine said...

I looked at the stripe in that set and couldn't see how to use it. But, seeing these cards has opened up a whole new perspective for me. Thank you!

Lindar C said...

Fantastic cards, fantastic products and the Doodle Garden stamp is calling my name.

Laurie Fleuette said...

Great use of all the inks and beautiful cards!

Karen said...

Fantastic colors and creativity! Love these inks.

Kathy Doyle said...

Awesome cards! I love your background on the Doodle garden stamp, I can do that! I struggle with sponging sometimes.

Vickie Buehler said...

OH MY! Gorgeous colors, gorgeous cards! Love how you've used the paint strip stamp for the background. AMAZING!

Susan Wareham said...

WOW I love what you did with the Background very creative great background stamp

Kay Roose said...

Love your rainbow cards. Thanks for sharing.

Lynn Hardy said...

Lovely cards and so creative!

sammi said...

hi jen! I just have to tell you how much I love the fun ways you used the ink pads - And in such a different way on each one! The create your own painted heart just really jumped out at me! I want to try this - it is beautiful!

Sammibug Samantha Houp aka Sammi

Tammy Nyenhuis said...

Beautiful cards, love the colors!!

TheWinstonFamily said...

Beautiful colors in the collections, and love the Doodle Garden Background stamp.

Carrie said...

What fantastic cards! Those inks look amazing! Thanks for sharing!

TheSunshineCrafter Kelly Butler said...

I agree...i love the colors too. Feeling rainbow all of the sudden!

Martha Harris said...

Such awesome colors! and it looks like these inks are a lot of fun, too.

Susan Powell said...

Love these cards Jen! That heart is so creative and that background you made - WOW!!!

J Sirak said...

More cards to love! All you designers are hitting it out of the park
These inks really work together.

Ldyjs@outlook.com

Retired Librarian said...

The heart is so clever. I love the doodle garden stamp - but, you know, I love the strips of color almost as much as I like the finished card with the doodle garden added. The colors are amazing.

Connie Hinkle said...

Love these cards!!! Thanks for the inspiration 😊

Barbie said...

Beautiful cards, Love the inlay die cut "create" and how it stands out because of the sparkle. Thanks so much for the inspiration XOXO

Denise Bryant said...

Fabulous colors! Love your beautiful cards! The one with the heart-shaped design is my favorite!

Joanne G said...

Amazing cards!! I love the doodle garden background and that paint strip stamp. The new ink colors look beautiful together! Thanks for sharing!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Your cards are waaaaaaay too fun!

Trina said...

Beautiful cards. I really like how you did the doodle garden background.

Jodi Wayman said...

That “striped” background is so cool! Love how you made that adorable heart

Jennifer said...

GORGEOUS thank you for sharing!

Cathy Lillie said...

Both cards are so creative! I love the way you used the stripes to create the heart! Then in your second card, your fun colored background was completely transformed by white embossing the doodle garden stamp over the top. So beautiful!

Sabrina said...

LOVE LOVE your cards and those sayings!!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Gorgeous rainbow cards...love these ink colours.

Karen D. said...

love, love these...so happy and eye catching.
great job!
:) Karen

Linda Anderson said...

Love the rainbow inspired cards. The embossed doodle garden on top of the ink stripes is a stunner! Must try a large background stamp with that technique. Thanks for sharing.

Donna Williamson said...

Oh my gosh, that doodled background card - swoon! Just love it!!!

Susan White said...

Beautiful cards!! These inks are amazing!!

Sue McRae said...

Your cards are so cheery and colorful!

Denise Terry said...

Great to see what you did with that swatched background! Beautiful! But that swatched heart card...love it!

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

Wow ! Your work is breathtaking !
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blawndee82 said...

Beautiful card love the background.

Rhonda Price said...

I couldn’t purchase everything, but I think I’m gonna have to go back and get this set after seeing what you did with paint strip

Marcia Rollins said...

I really likes the color striping in short segments.Very clever and unique!

Joni said...

Beautiful cards. Love the saying and the splotches.

Debbie said...

Lovely way to show all those beautiful colors

Teresa Cherka said...

Great cards!

Sue D said...

Love your colorful card designs.

Jodie Ramdas said...

Wow! great cards! I love the combo of this stamp set with a rainbow pallete

Danielle Gibson said...

The garden doodle background stamp is very much my style, but I am just loving the eat, sleep, create bundle! And, I really loved your card with it. Nicely done!!

Dana M said...

Fun, bold, bright,colorful = happiness in the form of cards. Just fantastic!

Rubeena I. said...

the first one is my fave!!!

Jan Arnold said...

Fantastic Cards. I love that heart card! So creative! Thanks for sharing with us!

Brandy Duncan said...

Fabulous cards. I love your creativity on the rainbow heart.

Christy Borfitz said...

Both cards are stunning, Jen! I love, love, love how you used your inked panel with the Doodle Garden background stamp! Simply fabulous!

Ava Gavloski said...

Intense color, striking cards

canadian_liner said...

Awesome and awesome! So cool that your love of quilts inspired the two pieces you featured today. Cross-pollination is a wonderful thing! Each item in this release is such a jumping board to fabulous projects...

Marianne said...

Oh, I can totally see why you love this new stamp set. I had not really noticed it until now but it is full of really versatile elements, as your cards are proving.

Helen Gullett said...

Fabulous designs for those cards.

Melody said...

Wow! I love all the overlapping colors too! Lovely cards!

Theresa Knopf said...

Great cards. Can't wait to try this technique.

Kim Klinkovsky.My Kraft Kloset said...

So bright and fresh and so inspiring. Just lovely cards.

FaithAboundsCrafts said...

I really like those seatches of color you did in your cards. I have got to try that BUT with these collections of fantastic inks! I hope I win😎

D.Ann C said...

Those colors look so gorgeous together and I love that sweet Happiness Doodled background!

Denise Mlady said...

i wondered what you would do with that background. What a great idea!