Paper Sweeties March Release Rewind!

Monday, March 16, 2015

It's time for Paper Sweeties March Release Rewind! Today, we'll be showing you how well the new release works with older releases. I made a boxed gift card set using the new I Pick You stamp set and also images from the Home Tweet Home stamp and Sweet Cuts die sets, and the Sending Sweet Thoughts stamp set.
I love that there are so many little images in different stamp sets that are similar in size. They made for a sweet little summer scene on the front of the box.
To make the cloudy background, I embossed blue cardstock with a Cloudy Sky embossing folder, then swiped white pigment ink over the clouds. The hat was stamped on designer paper and shaded a little with a Copic marker, and the frog was stamped on white paper and colored with Copics. Both those images were fussy cut. All the other images have matching dies, which made this a quick and easy scene to create.

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After stamping simple sentiments and tiny creatures onto 3" x 3" white card bases, I added a variety of sequins. Have you seen Paper Sweeties newest sequins? Oh my, you need to check them out! Spring Peeps and Jellybeans sequins are my favs! I used Jellybeans on the frog card, and Spring Peeps on the bird card. I added Stickles to the centers of all the sequins except the ladybug card. On that one, I used red sequins from the Apple Pie mix of sequins and put a drop of black Pearl Pen in the center to match the ladybug. Green Apple sequins are on the dragonfly card.
Here's a look at the back of the box, which I made with an envelope punch board. There is a thin magnet under the flap and inside the back of the box to hold it closed. It is large enough to hold all four cards and the four envelopes I made for them.
When you are looking through Paper Sweeties shop, choosing your favorite stamps and dies, keep in mind how well the images in different sets work together. All the mixing and matching is sure to give you an extra spark of cardmaking creativity!

Be sure to check out the rest of the Design Team for more Rewind inspiration:

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Jill Norwood said...

Cheryl your card set and box are WONDERFUL!!! I love how you used the sequins! They make each card so special! And the scene you created on the box is gorgeous!!!!

artful-notions said...

Love the card set! And the hat on the fence? Too sweet! Cheryl, have to say, the way you post each item you use is heavenly. So efficient and easy for anyone to buy the product. Your posts are a delight!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

OMYGOSH!! These are WONDERFUL!! LOVING the hat laying on the fence and loving the CAS design of the others!!!!!

Larissa Heskett said...

OMG OMG OMG!! How SWEET is this Scene!!?? I LOVE her Hat on the Fence and that you used the Bird Houses ect!!=) BEAUTIFUL!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

Mynn xx said...

What a fabulous gift idea! I LOVE the bold bright colors and the darling paper pieced hat! Super sweet! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Maria said...

Beautiful set of cards, Cheryl! and love the topping for the box! It surely puts me in the mood for summer!:-)

Jingle said...

Very cute cards! I love those little flower sequins and how you used them! Thank you so much for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge blog!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Love your cute sequin cards! I just love those sequins!
The card with with the fence and the hat is adorable!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

What a fabulous project, Cheryl! You are SO creative! Hope you have a wonderful week!

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, how sweet! Your cards are such a fun and pretty collection!

Jo Ann said...

This is too cute. Love how you created a box for them. Thank you for linking your project with us at 613 Avenue Create. Have a blessed week!


Meihsia Liu said...

Love your beautiful creation. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)