More May Release: Day 5

We are back again with more inspiration using the new May Release products. Today's projects from the team are absolutely swoon worthy! Enjoy!

Especially-You-webview

The Especially You stamp set is now available in the store HERE, and the coordinating dies HERE.

Betsy-Veldman

To see more from Betsy Veldman, CLICK HERE.

Betsy

Instructions

  1. Diecut scalloped panel from Stormy Sea cardstock.  Stamp large flower image at top and bottom as shown, using black ink.  Color using colored pencils.  A white pencil was used to color the blooms, then shaded with pinks.  Use gamsol to blend shading.
  2. Diecut sentiment from white cardstock and adhere.
  3. Diecut card base from white cardstock using the Noted: Scalloped A2 Vertical die.  Stamp flower image repeatedly to fill background, using Stormy Sea ink.  Adhere colored panel to card base.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Especially For You
  • DIES: Mix & Mat: Scallops, Especially for You, Noted: Scalloped A2 Vertical
  • INK: True Black, Stormy Sea
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Stormy Sea
  • OTHER: colored pencils

 

Dawn-McVey

To see more from Dawn McVey, CLICK HERE.

Dawn

Instructions

  1. Die cut flowers from watercolor card stock.
  2. Stamp flowers with versamark and heat emboss.
  3. Watercolor flowers and set aside to dry.
  4. Die cut herringbone panel and corners.  Adhere to card front.
  5. Stamp “for you” at bottom of card front.
  6. Adhere flowers.
  7. Die cut “grateful” and adhere on top.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Especially You
  • INK: Olive Twist, Versamark
  • PAPER: Olive Twist, Saffron Spice, Stamper’s Select White, watercolor card stock
  • DIES: Especially You, Mix & Mat: Herringbone
  • OTHER: White embossing powder, Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, water brush

 

Heather-Nichols

To see more from Heather Nichols, CLICK HERE.

Heather

Instructions

  1. Emboss the flowers and leaves with clear embossing powder in the bottom left corner of watercolor paper.
  2. Watercolor the flower images with Pale Peony and Berry Sorbet inks. Watercolor the leaves with Spring Moss and Simply Chartreuse inks. Watercolor a shadow around the images with Soft Stone ink.
  3. Spatter Soft Stone and Berry Sorbet inks over the image.
  4. Die cut out the image with the large rectangle from the Noted: Scalloped A2 die collection.
  5. Stamp the “on your birthday” with True Black ink to the right of the images. Add the die cut “for you” in white cardstock above the stamped sentiment.
  6. Die cut a kraft card base with the Noted: Scalloped A2 die. Attach the stamped piece to the card front.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Especially You
  • INK: True Black, Soft Stone, Pale Peony, Berry Sorbet, Spring Moss, Simply Chartreuse, Versamark (Tsukineko)
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, kraft, watercolor (Hobby Lobby)
  • DIES: Especially You, Noted: Scalloped A2
  • OTHER: clear embossing powder

 

Laurie-Schmidlin

To see more from Laurie Schmidlin, CLICK HERE.

Laurie

Instructions

  1. Cut card base
  2. Trim white layer and stamp large flower all over in black ink
  3. Splatter black and gold paint all over
  4. Trim black mat layer.  Attach white layer to black and mount to card base
  5. Stamp smaller flower, color with Copics, die cut, and add glitter to flower center
  6. Die cut sentiment
  7. Adhere flower and sentiment to black strip and attach to card

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Especially You
  • DIES: Especially You
  • INK: True Black, Memento Tuxedo Black
  • PAPER:  White, True Black, Luxe Gold 
  • OTHER: Gold paint, Black paint, Copic markers

  

 

Melissa-Phillips

To see more from Melissa Phillips, CLICK HERE.

Melissa

Instructions

  1. Create card base from white cardstock.
  2. Die cut Ivy & Bloom frame, trim to fit front of card and adhere.
  3. Die cut Basic Backer circle and adhere.
  4. Die cut tag, stamp flower in lower right coiner and adhere to card using dimensional adhesive.
  5. Stamp flower images on watercolor cardstock using watermark ink.  Heat emboss using white powder, color using water brush and paints.  Adhere using dimensional adhesive.
  6. Stamp first portion of sentiment on a die cut banner trimmed to fit across front of tag and adhere.
  7. Stamp second portion of sentiment across bottom of tag.
  8. Embellish with sequins to finish.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS:  Especially You
  • INK: Hibiscus Burst, Spring Moss, Sweet Blush  
  • TOOLS: Ivy & Bloom, Especially You, Scene It:  Basic Backer, Tag Sale #4 
  • CARDSTOCK:  Fresh Snow Linen

 

Michelle-Leone

To see more from Michelle Leone, CLICK HERE.

Michelle

Instructions

  1. Create card base from Vintage White (4×5.25”). 
  2. Die cut top layer using Vintage White cs and Mix & Mat: Herringbone/ Shakers&Sprinkles:Rectangle dies.
  3. Stamp/emboss flowers from Especially You, then watercolor and die cut.
  4. Attach flowers to Herringbone layer. 
  5. Die cut ‘grateful’ (x2) and adhere to card front.
  6. Add completed top layer to card base with dimensional tape.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Especially You
  • PAPER: Vintage White, Simply Chartreuse
  • DIES: Mix&Mat: Herringbone, Especially You, Shakers+Sprinkles: Rectangle
  • OTHER: White embossing powder, Distress inks, Bristol Strathmore paper

  

Previous

CLICK HERE to see the original Release Countdown post for Especially You.

Year-of-Psalms-May-Webview

Year of Psalms: May is now available in the store HERE.

Betsy-Veldman

To see more from Betsy Veldman, CLICK HERE.

Betsy

Instructions

  1. Diecut cornered frame from watercolor paper.  Use Enchanted Evening, Dark Indigo, Royal Velvet, and New Leaf reinkers to watercolor a night sky. 
  2. Use the dotted cluster from the Out of This World kit to stamp “stars” using Dark Indigo and Royal Velvet inks.  Stamp trees along the bottom edge using the Through the Trees set and black ink.  Allow panel to dry completely.
  3. Stamp sentiment using Versamark ink.  Heat emboss with white powder.
  4. Diecut corners from True Black cardstock and adhere.  Adhere finished panel to an A2 card base, made from Dark Indigo cardstock.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year of Psalms: May, Through the Trees, Out of This World
  • DIES: Mix & Mat: Herringbone
  • INK: Enchanted Evening, Dark Indigo, Royal Velvet, New Leaf, True Black, Versamark
  • PAPER: True Black, Dark Indigo
  • OTHER: white embossing powder, watercolor paper

 

Dawn-McVey

To see more from Dawn McVey, CLICK HERE.

Dawn

Instructions

  • Die cut tag and watercolor.  Set aside to dry.
  • Die cut scalloped panel.  Tie on twine and adhere to card front.
  • When dry, stamp sentiment.
  • Adhere tag to card front.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year of Psalms: May
  • INK: Ranger jet black
  • PAPER: Amethyst Allure, Smokey Shadow, watercolor card stock
  • DIES: Made With Love Tags 1, Noted: Scalloped Square
  • OTHER: Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, water brush, cotton twine

 

Heather-Nichols

To see more from Heather Nichols, CLICK HERE.

Heather

Instructions

  1. Stamp the psalm in the center of a kraft card base with Fresh Snow ink.
  2. Attach the Ivy & Bloom frame die cut in Spring Moss to the card base so the sentiment sits in the opening. Trim the leaves that are overlapping the stamped sentiment.
  3. Add flowers to the frame that are die cut from white cardstock with the Grand Botanicals die.
  4. Add yellow sequins to the frame.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year of Psalms: May
  • INK: Fresh Snow
  • PAPER: Stamper’s Select White, Kraft, Spring Moss
  • DIES: Ivy & Bloom, Grand Botanicals
  • OTHER: sequins

 

Keeway-Tsao

To see more from Keeway Tsao, CLICK HERE.

Keeway

Instructions

  1. Create soft watercolor blend across the center of a piece of watercolor paper
  2. Stamp psalms in the center in Smokey Shadow and stamp small embellishments in Mint Julep
  3. Die cut piece out of Herringbone die
  4. On kraft, die cut corners and adhere the corners onto your main piece
  5. Over a piece of pattern paper, center your psalms in the center over craft foam

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year of Psalms: May
  • DIES: Mix & Mat: Herringbone
  • INKS: Mint Julep, Smokey Shadow
  • PAPER: Kraft
  • OTHER:  Watercolor paper, Plaid pattern paper, Craft foam

 

Laurie-Schmidlin

To see more from Laurie Schmidlin, CLICK HERE.

Laurie

Instructions

  1. Cut card base
  2. Emboss sentiment onto vellum layer
  3. Layer vellum onto gingham paper
  4. Trim white layer and stamp leaves around edge using Fine Linen ink
  5. Adhere gingham and vellum layer to white layer, tie string.  Attach to card base.
  6. Stamp and die cut flowers and adhere to card

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year of Psalms: May, Gran’s Garden
  • DIES: Gran’s Garden
  • INK: Sweet Blush, Pale Peony, Berry Sorbet, Harvest Gold, Honey Nut, Fine Linen
  • PAPER: White, Vellum cardstock, Chicken Scratch Gingham Paper Collection
  • OTHER: White String, Black detail embossing powder

 

Lizzie-Jones

To see more from Lizzie Jones, CLICK HERE.

Lizzie

Instructions

  1. Create stencil from vellum using Cover Plate: Blue Skies Rays Die. Stencil sun and rays onto white card base.
  2. Stamp additional rays. Sponge bottom of card base with Aqua Mist ink. Speckle with clean water and Aqua Mist reinker.
  3. Stamp sentiment in Smokey Shadow ink.
  4. Die cut two Cover Plate: Blue Skies layers.
  5. Trim out clouds and attach to card front with flat and foam adhesives.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year Of Psalms: May, Blue Skies – Papertrey Ink
  • PAPER: white
  • INK: Harvest Gold, Summer Sunrise, Aqua Mist, Smokey Shadow – Papertrey Ink
  • OTHER: Cover Plate: Blue Skies Die, Cover Plate: Blue Skies Rays Die; Foam Tape – Scotch

  

Michelle-Leone

To see more from Michelle Leone, CLICK HERE.

Michelle

Instructions

  1. Create card base from SS White (4×5.25”). Emboss with polka dot ef.
  2. Die cut top layer using SS White cs and Mix & Mat: Herringbone die.
  3. Stamp Year of Psalms: May, centered on die cut panel.
  4. Die cut flowers and stamp. Die cut leafy stems and panel corner accents. Attach all to top layer, add sequins.
  5. Add completed top layer to card base with dimensional tape.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year of Psalms: May, Ivy & Bloom
  • PAPER: SS White, Green Parakeet, Green Parakeet+White Basics
  • INK: Harvest Gold, Summer Sunrise
  • DIES: Mix&Mat: Herringbone, Ivy & Bloom
  • OTHER: Clear/white sequins

  

Wanda-Guess

To see more from Wanda Guess, CLICK HERE.

Wanda

Instructions

  1. Die-cut frame from Tropical Teal cardstock. Embellish with sequins.
  2. Heat emboss sentiment in gold.
  3. Adhere frame to card front.

Supply-list

  • STAMPS: Year of Psalms: May
  • INK: VersaMark
  • PAPER: Tropical Teal, Vintage Cream, Vellum Cardstock
  • DIES: Ivy & Bloom dies
  • OTHER: Gold Embossing Powder, Sequins

 

Previous

CLICK HERE to see the original Release Countdown post for Year of Psalms: May.

I hope you have enjoyed everything that we have shared today and the last ten days of the May Release! There has certainly been a lot of inspiration shared! Be sure to stop back by here on Monday for our latest video, then we will have a new feature from Yana Smakula on  Wednesday, and of course the bog hop on Thursday! There's always something new at Papertrey Ink!

Nichole Heady

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