Hello and welcome to a brand new Stampin’ Up! Suite Showcase. This month I will be featuring the Playing With Patterns Suite. Before I show you my Playing With Patterns Card, let’s take a look at what’s in the Suite…
The Stampin’ Up! Playing With Patterns Suite (shown above) consists of:
- Pattern Play Stamp Set
- Playful Alphabet Dies
- Playing With Patterns Ribbon Combo Pack
- Mini Paper Pumkin Boxes
- Playing With Patterns Resin Dots
- Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper (DSP)
You can purchase the whole Suite or any combination of the individual elements.
The Suite Colours are: Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy and Purple Posy – such a vibrant, fun combination!
Each week I’ll bring you inspiration using this Suite. This week we are starting with a card which is suitable for those who have only purchased the stamp set. Next week we will include the dies; in Week 3 we will also add in the DSP and in the final week I’ll show you a project using the whole Suite. This way there should be plenty of inspiration for everyone, no matter what the budget.
Week 1: simple stamping…
Let’s make it…
The (standard A6) card base is created from Purple Posy cardstock. This is followed by a layer of Whisper White cardstock measuring 10 x 14.4 cm which forms the main card front.
I have stamped images from the Stampin’ Up! Pattern Play Stamp Set in some of the Suite Colours – Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Coastal Cabana and Night of Navy. I have mirrored the stamping from top to bottom which leaves a central band of white space.
The sentiment is stamped in Calypso Coral ink onto Whisper White cardstock and this is trimmed to 10 x 1.5 cm. I have also decorated the sentiment piece with the circles image stamped in Coastal Cabana. This strip is adhered to a piece of Purple Posy cardstock which has been trimmed to 10 x 2 cm. The whole sentiment piece is then adhered to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
I stamped everything by hand because I wasn’t worried about everything looking perfect as the images on the stamps themselves are not perfectly level or symmetrical. However, if you prefer, the Stamparatus would be a great tool for making cards like this one.
What do you think to my Playing With Patterns Card?
I hope you have enjoyed this introduction to the Stampin’ Up! Playing With Patterns Suite and that you like my Playing With Patterns Card. It’s such a fun Suite and lends itself to really bright, colourful projects.
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Happy crafting, h x
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