Friday, June 1, 2012

WPlus9 June 2012- Fresh Preserves

Hey there, everyone!  Welcome to day 2 of the June WPlus9 release week!!  So, what did you think of "Fresh Picked" from yesterday?  Isn't it fabulous?!!  I am seriously LOVING these sets.  Do you want to know why?  Because they can be used together, which makes for even more stamping possibilities!!!  I love it!!

Today we are featuring a new stamp/matching die set called "Fresh Preserves".  This set has a cute little jar, a bunch of sweet sentiments {that just so happen to fit perfectly in the smallest Timeless Tags die!!!} and super tiny fruit stamps.  You are going to love it!!  Here is a little bit of information:

Fresh Preserves
  • is a 4x6 clear photopolymer stamp set
  • 17 high quality photo-polymer stamps; 1 jar image, 1 filler image, 1 label image, 8 berry building images in two sizes, and 6 sentiments that fit inside of the label
  • will be available for purchase June 5th for $14
Preserves Jar Die
  • coordinates with the Fresh Picked stamp set
  • four separate dies wired together that can be easily snipped and separated
  • will be available for purchase June 5th for $8
I went with a shaped card this time around, because it just seemed fitting.  I have a couple different fabrics in there to give it some texture, just like the homey goodness that a jar of homemade jam brings.  Here is what I created!
"Have A Sweet Birthday" supplies:
Cardstock: WPlus9 (oatmeal, kraft)
Paper/Tulle/Jewel: Glitz Design (Pretty In Pink collection)
Stamps: WPlus9 (Fresh Preserves & Fresh Picked sets)
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: berry, magenta & Mixed Media: leather)
Distress Ink/Blending Tool: Tim Holtz (antique linen)
Crocheted Trim/Twine: May Arts
Pins: Maya Road
Flowers: Recollections
Pearl: Michael's brand
Diecut Machines: Cuttlebug & Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridge: Wild Cards by Provo Craft
Circle Cutter: Creative Memories
Sandpaper/Burlap Fabric: craft supply

Instructions: 
1. Using a Cricut Expression & Wild Cards cartridge, cut at 5 1/4" from oatmeal cardstock.
2. Cut a 4 inch circle from striped paper; distress the edges. 
3. Distress the edges of a flower paper strip; adhere to the circle. 
4. Trim the excess floral paper from the circle; finish distressing the edges.
5. Wrap tulle around the left side of the floral paper; top with a tulle bow, jewel & heart stickpins.
6. Cut a notched end to a strip of burlap, then adhere across the middle. 
7. Diecut the label, tag & jar from oatmeal & kraft cardstock; distress ink the edges, then stamp the images and sentiment to them.
8. Layer together to the card front, along with crocheted trim, a twine bow and a pink pearl.
9. Add two paper flowers to the lower corner to finish.

Card Challenges:

Don't forget to check out what the rest of the WPlus9 crew has created today, and of course....Dawn always does a giveaway on her blog!! 
Cherry Nelson- our fab guest designer!!
I'll be back tomorrow night with another sweetly stamped card using a new WPlus9 set!!! Have a great day! ♥♥♥
Until later,
~Lea L.

20 comments:

  1. Loving this creation. Enjoy your Saturday – hopefully with being a bit crafty on the side.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    DS4J DT Member
    Digistamps4Joy
    Doing Life

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  2. Love your card so sweet!

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  3. WOW this is one of the prettiest cards I've seen in a long while!

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  4. I LOVE shaped cards, but I just don't do them enough. This one is gorgeous with its lacy edges mimicking that of the trim on your jam jar! Absolutely beautiful!

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  5. Lea this card is seriously A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E!!! Love all the details & girly colors!

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  6. So sweet! Love this new set. That jar is darling. :)

    Hugs~

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  7. Lea, your paper pieced jar looks wonderful on this pretty, shaped birthday card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's "Add a Ribbon" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

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  8. A beautiful card Lea! So pretty and girly!
    Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La this week! :)
    Lizy DT x

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  9. This is a total winner! Love the colors and the addition of the lace on the jar!

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  10. WHAT a festival for the EYEBALLS, Lea! AS well, as a HUGE output of deliciousness and talent ALL the way around! {You ARE a busy GIRRRRLL!} Well done - EVERYTHING to behold is LOVELY! So FABULOUS!

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  11. Fabulous card, Lea! I love the trim around the edge of the jar...genius!

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  12. This is GORGEOUS!!! LOVE the white burlap--and the tulle bow is just beautiful! :)

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  13. Gorgeous card, sweet sentiment and lovely colours. Thanks for sharing with us at Ooh La La this week.

    Pat xx

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  14. Simply beautiful Lea! Love the sweet image, fantastic layering and the touch of tulle, so pretty!
    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

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  15. What a lovely card, Lea! So glad you played along with the CIC :D

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  16. Gorgeous creations...I love your cards! Love that raspberry stamp in the Wplus9 June release...just ordered it! :)

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  17. I just haven't left a comment here lately so I thought I'd tell you I love this card! So sweet and pretty, just like all the others you do, I love it!

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  18. Wow, this is really beautiful!!

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Lea