Wplus9 June/July Release: Day 1

Friday, May 31, 2013

Note: If you've come here looking for my Paper Sweeties Sketch Inspiration #8 post, please scroll down.

Hey, y'all!  So, stinkin' excited to be here showing off six new stamp sets and five all-new dies for Wplus9 Design's June/July Release.  Woohoo!  Today we're boasting creations inspired by both Fresh Cut Florals and Milk & Cookies, along with their coordinating dies.  Let's get started.  Yea!
I started this card by piecing the soft green floral and purple, polka dot, patterned papers onto the Kraft, cardstock, card face; machine stitching, with white-threaded, zig-zag stitches, around their combined edges; and wrapping the space between them with a length of sheer, purple ribbon, tied, in a bow, near the top edge of the card face and embellished with a white, sheer, polka dot, ribbon bow, as well as a purple button, laced with a white, chord bow.
I then stamped the wheelbarrow, in Soft Suede ink, on an Oatmeal, cardstock die cut; adhered it, with foam tape, in the bottom center of a green-framed, journaling card; grounded it with a few stamped, in Garden Green ink, blades of grass, which are really leaf lines ;); and stuffed it with lots of flowers, leaves, and berries.  The latter were all stamped on White, cardstock die-cuts and in Perfect Plum, Wisteria Wonder, Lavender Lace, Certainly Celery, Garden Green, Lucky Limeade, and Chocolate Chip inks.  Y'all, Dawn has thought of literally EVERYTHING with this stamp set to the point that you could stamp, for hours and hours and hours, in hundreds of different combinations and still have more stamping you could do.  It's amazing!  A handful of clear gemstones, scattered about, prep it for the card face, to which it was anchored with foam tape.
Finally, I stamped the "thinking of you" sentiment, in Chocolate Chip ink, vertically, along the bottom left edge of the prepped, journaling card.
Further inspiration for this card came from The Ribbon Reel's Challenge #54: Flower Cart.
Got time for another?
I started this card by stamping a piece of White cardstock, in Daffodil Delight and Basic Gray inks, with a few Ikat images, which gives you a little peek into Day 3's goodies (Shhh!).  I then trimmed its top edge with a strip of red, chevron, patterned paper; framed the entire thing with a piece of Basic Gray cardstock; and machine stitched, with gray-threaded, zig-zag stitches, around their combined edges.  The space between the two patterns was then wrapped with a length of yellow, gingham ribbon, tied, in a bow, near the left edge of the prepped piece and embellished with an aqua, ribbon bow, as well as a red button, laced with a white, chord bow; before the entire thing was adhered, with foam tape, to the White, cardstock, card face.
I then used our pretty, new, Lake House, pigment ink to stamp the striped frame on White cardstock, which I die-cut into a rounded rectangle and used to show off the new goodies from Milk & Cookies.  The bottle, as well as its milk line, were stamped in Jet Black ink, on White, cardstock die cuts.  I then masked off the milk line and stamped the straw, overlapping onto the stamped frame, in Real Red ink, before securing the bottle, in place, with foam tape.  The straw received a stamped, in Basic Gray ink, on a White, cardstock die cut, "LIKE MILK & COOKIES" phrase; and the base of the bottle was dressed up with a couple of stamped, in Chocolate Chip ink, on White, cardstock die cuts, cookies.  Are you picking up on a trend this month?  These stamp sets, with coordinating dies, are packed to the brim with creative options, folks!  LOVE it!
The bottom center of the stamped frame was then stamped, in Jet Black ink, with the "WE'RE JUST BETTER, TOGETHER." sentiment, before it was adhered, with foam tape, just to the right of the embellished bow.  Finally, I stamped the circled heart, in Real Red ink, on another White, cardstock die cut; glittered it; and secured it, overlapping the base of the striped frame, to complete the look.
Further inspiration for this card came from ColourQ's Challenge #191.
Please be sure to stop by the rest of the designers blogs to see all that they've cooked up, just for your viewing pleasure.  Then, I'll be back tomorrow with a creation boasting two new stamp sets and three new coordinating dies.  Yes, I said THREE new coordinating dies!  Until then, thanks so much for stopping by, and have a truly wonderful weekend!  Oh!  And don't forget to stop by the Wplus9 Design Blog to comment for your chance to win these goodies.  Hugs!

Cristina Kowalczyk
Dawn Woleslagle
Elise Durenberger
Jean Martin
Savitri Wilder 

{Supplies & Tools}
Stamps: Fresh Cut Florals & Happy Harvest (Wplus9) Paper: Kraft, Oatmeal, & White (Wplus9); purple polka dot (Lilybee Design); green floral (Jenni Bowlin) Ink: Garden Green, Lucky Limeade, Certainly Celery, Wisteria Wonder, Perfect Plum, Lavender Lace, Soft Suede, & Chocolate Chip (SU) Other: white thread (Coats & Clark); sewing machine (Janome); Fresh Cut Florals & Happy Harvest dies (Wplus9); Big Shot (Sizzix); green journaling card (Jenni Bowlin); clear gemstones (crafts-too); foam tape (Scrapbook Adhesives); purple sheer & white sheer polka dot ribbons (The Ribbon Reel); white chord (craft supply store); purple button (DeNami Design)
{Supplies & Tools}
Stamps: Bitty Buddy Valentines, Backgrounds & Borders 1, & Milk & Cookies (Wplus9) Paper: Lake House & White (Wplus9); Basic Grey (SU); red chevron (My Mind's Eye) Ink: Lake House (Wplus9); Real Red, Basic Grey, Chocolate Chip, & Daffodil Delight (SU); Tea Dye, Antique Linen, & Jet Black (Ranger) Other: gray thread (Coats & Clark); sewing machine (Janome); Clear Cut Stackers: Rounded Rectangles & Milk & Cookies dies (Wplus9); Big Shot (Sizzix); foam tape (Scrapbook Adhesives); aqua ribbon & Dazzling Diamonds (SU); white chord (craft supply store); red button (JoAnn Fabrics); yellow gingham ribbon (Hobby Lobby)

26 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhhhh these are beautiful! LOVING the colors and love love love the milk and cookies on the second one!!!

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Charlene said...

Oh my word Jinny...I LOVE your cards they are soooooooooooo cute!!!! Had to pin :-)

~amy~ said...

super pretty AND cute!!!!

Sylvia said...

What a fun card, Jinny, love what you did with the colors! So glad to see you at the colourQ this week!

Maureen Merritt said...

The flowers in the wagon, brilliant and just so beautiful!

Lynn said...

Ahh...that floral set is 100% perfect for you! I love the barrel full of flowers...gorgeous Jinny! And the oreos...so fun!

Kara said...

so pretty!! love the wheelbarrow full of flowers!

Sharon Fritchman said...

Your cards are amazing, Jinny! I love your creativity! They are both special in their own way. Thank you so much for sharing them with us!!!

Lisa said...

What a cute CUTE wheelbarrow full of summer prettiness!! And the cookies and milk card is adorable, reminds me of my Oreo lovin son!!

Melissa said...

WOW, such gorgeous creations!! Love the milk bottle! Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

~Tammy~ said...

Beautiful creations as always Jinny! I love your first and I thank you for sharing with us at The Ribbon Reel, and your second has such beautiful mix of colors and patterns. Such a fun stamp set!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful cards! I love the colors and the trims, and I am so so excited about milk and cookies!

Ashley Horton said...

Stunning cards Jinny!! Love the stamped images on both of these!!

Linda Beeson said...

That milk jar is just the cutest, adorable card.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

GET OUT! These are the most gorgeous cards ever, Jinny! I LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE that TOU card-- beautiful colors and design! But that second card stole my heart! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the papers and the ribbons and the stamps! FUN! <3

HUGS to you my friend:)

Tracy said...

Fantastic cards Jinny! So different but each a gem. I really like the saying on the second one. As always the perfect mix of everything on your cards. Hugs!

Zeneva said...

Beautiful cards! Love them!

Ros Crawford said...

Two beautiful cards ... I adore the lavender and green of your first card and you really showcased the stamps!
The mix of colours and design of the second card is wonderful!

Jeanne J said...

Two fun cards - the flower cart is absolutely fabulous - love your stamping and the cute sentiment and fun colors on the milk and cookies is wonderful! I hope you never get tired of reading that!

Elise said...

GOODNESS, gracious - there you GO again! Everything you've created here is completely lush and BEAUTIFUL! You + bows = FABULOUS! There's just something about the way you accent your magnificent stamping with bows, that just makes everything seem MORE alive! Your work is JUST dreamy my friend... You've got this release going OFF in high style! Yipeee!

Larissa Heskett said...

OH JENNI!! YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY!! LOVE your idea with the wheelbarrow and the FUN Color combo!! Looks like the Cards Magazine Color Challenge combo?? Wonder if this will be in the November issue!!?? I am guessing it might?? If not well it should be!! ;) Anyway, LOVING The FUN Color combo of the second card too!! I LOVE all the different patterns and the FUN Ribbons!! Such a Great take on the challenge!! ;) THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! ;)

Jinny Newlin said...

I didn't even look at the November call, Larissa. I think CARDS is undergoing some big changes, and they aren't sending out acceptances right now. I'm not sure why everything is business as usual on their website. It's really confusing!

Tracey McNeely said...

Fantastic cards foro these new sets Jinny! The wheelbarrow fit right in.

Pauline said...

Gorgeous cards Jinny, love your fancy bows!
Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Reel Challenge Blog this week!

Michelle said...

LOVE these cards, Jinny! Your 'thinking of you' card with wheelbarrow is too spectacular! Thanks for joining TRR!