Jul 17, 2012

The Craft's Meow July Preview Day 1

Good morning!

Welcome to the first day of The Craft's Meow July Release previews!  Today several of the TCM's designers are joining together to showcase two new stamp sets that will be available for purchase on Thursday, July 20!  To see all the other designer's cards please be sure to visit TCM's store blog.

First up, we are showcasing Hope Blooms illustrated by Karen Baker I paper pieced this beautiful flower and shaded a bit with copics:

Card Details
Stamps: Ladies & Gents (TCM)
Ink: Versafine

Card stock: MME; October Afternoon
Other: Copics; Orange and flax twine from The Twinery; PTI heart border; lace; red fun foam; buttons

Next up is the charming, vintage Ladies & Gents illustrated by Elizabeta KushnerI used a variety of October Afternoon papers on my card and tried to go a bit 'vintage' with my card by stamping this fun bicycle on patterned paper and then shaded just a bit with a few Copic markers.  I used some red pearls from Want2Scrap for the wheels.

Stamps: Ladies & Gents (TCM)
Ink: Versafine
Card stock: October Afternoon
Other: Sewing machine; Copics; Want2Scrap pearls; PTI heart border; 
Red maraschino twinery twine; button

Remember to pop over to The Craft's Meow for lots
more samples with today's two new stamp sets!


~amy~ said...

such delish cards Jessica...I always love the fun papers your use!

Jingle said...

Both of your cards are absolutely beautiful!

Vicki said...

So much detail. Love the bike and the colours you have chosen. TFS.

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful! Love the papers and fussy cutting on the first, and I love how the bicycle looks stamped/colored directly on patterned paper in the second!

Kelly said...

I love how you use patterned paper! Just gorgeous!

Julie S. said...

Your cards are beautiful. TFS.

Sisters Craft Cafe said...

beautiful cards and pretty papers.


Lillian Child said...

Jessica, you have SUCH a talent for pulling together different colors, patterns and creating a work of art! These are fabulous!

Geri said...

These are both so pretty, but I LOVE the layout and colors of that first one!!

Peggysuez said...

Oh my word Jessica, these use color so well to highlight these images, all in all great creations.

Linda R. said...

Beautiful cards..I esp. like the color combo on the first card.

Denise Bryant said...

Love your paper and color combinations! Great cards!

Anonymous said...

I love that bike! So adorable.

MaxineD said...

Great cards Jessica - love the flower one with the strong colours, yet they do not overwhelm the image.

Karen B. said...

Oh, oh oh how I adore your use of colors and patterns! Thank you for making Hope Blooms shine!


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