Monday, June 21, 2010

Ippity Hop.. Growing in Unity!! Day 1

Hello and welcome to my week of Growing in Unity..
Just a brief note on how it all works.. This week from Monday to Friday I will be featuring my projects using Unity Stamps and Ippity Stamps.. all you have to do is leave a comment everyday this week on all of my posts if you want.. all the commentors will then be gathered by number and I will select one to win a free stamp of your choice from Unity Stamp Company.. how wonderful and ultra generous is that!! SO I hope to see you visiting me all week long.. I promise not to disappoint!!

This week I am going to do some projects with little lessons on each one of them .. some will be paper, some will be fabric.. I hope all of them will be fun for you to also give a try!! Today is the card I did for Lisa's Challenge last week from the Ippity Blog.. using only one layer on your card. This is the card I did for the challenge. Using of course all Ippity.


Thanks

These are some of the little DETAILS of my card.

The first thing I did was from the 'A Moment in Time' stamp kit..is cut one flower off the stamp.. I know madness you are probably thinking but sometimes I just want one flower and not all of them to do a background.. but I can easily but it all together to use for a border..


then I lightly stamped the diecut shape from the ' Season of Joy' , and with the single flower stamp I stamped my image all around.


I then stamped the diecut image onto the same coloured cardstock. with 2 different inks I distressed the inside of the shape and with a copic marker I outlined a colour to match. Then stamping the image from 'A Little Buggy' and adding some bling this is what it all turned out like, the sentiment was from 'The Simple Things ' kit. I now cut around the diecut image and placed it on top of the flower image matching up where I first stamped it. I love how the flower stamp gave it alittle more.. I hope you try this for your next project.


Woohoo.. Day 1 done.. make sure you come back for Day 2.. I have something that will make you think differently about your stamps.. and how awesome you can use them to make some early holiday or friends gifts..
Seeing that it is also Ippity Monday Hop.. make sure you go to the Ippity Blog for the latest challenge and the list of Hoppers.. some very talented participants.. check it out!! Inspiration City!!
Happy Monday
Hugs,
Angie


40 comments:

Sweetieshop said...

Really interesting explanation of your techniques, thank you. The card is beautiful. Can't wait for Day Two !!! :D

Heather said...

Fabulous tutorial! Wouldn't have ever thought of that one! Thanks for the tip cutie cutie and beautiful card!

Maria Levine said...

ANGIE, fabulous idea! And such a beautiful card! Way to start off your week of Unity!! FUN STUFF!!!

Lone Pine Designs said...

Great use of the stamp...and beautiful card!

Debby/Darthy said...

Very pretty card Angie. I love the technique you've used. The colours inside the frame are gorgeous.

Bogner's said...

WOW Angie! I am so glad I remembered it was your week! I love how you cut your stamp (eeekk!) and made that fabulous frame! Such a beautiful One Layer card!

Chris said...

super cute! love the flower border!

Elisabeth said...

OMGoodness Angie this is brilliant!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHH MY! Angie--this is a fab technique! Super idea:) And this card is awesome:) LOVE IT! And I can't wait to see what you are making this week--HOOORAY for GIU!

Carisa said...

fabulous! i don't think i could ever cut up a stamp! you are braver than i! LOL

Toni K said...

Great idea! Awesome card!

Gardner's Basket said...

Angie, this card is breath-taking. You did a wonderful job on the tutorial too.

Donna said...

Awesome card! Love what you did with that flower stamp. Thanks for showing how you did this beautiful card.

Suzi said...

Love this card & the explanation of how you did it. Great job!

Michelle said...

Great card. Thanks for the tutorial!

Anne said...

I like the way you used the label and flower stamp to create and extra floral border around the label. It looks so cool.

Martha said...

wow angie!
this is just so amazing!

Gwen said...

So cute! What a great idea for a flowery border and a way to use a stamp in an "out of the ordinary" way!

Eryn Hagen said...

OH WOW, WOW, WOW!! This is SO AWESOME, love it Angie...and thanks for adding in the tutorial, I am going to defintely give this try! :)

dahlhousedesigns said...

too cute... thanks for sharing the process!

lisa a.

stampjourney said...

Cool idea! Love the way your new shaped border turned out after the "surgery." I'm not brave enough to do that sometimes, but the results you have are stunning! Looking forward to tomorrow's project!

Kelly Landers said...

My jaw just dropped when I saw what you did with the flower border stamp around the frame shape!! This is fabulous!! Your take on the single layer challenge from last week is wonderful! Can't wait to see more of your GIU projects!! Hugs!!

Jen said...

Way to go Angie...love this card and your week starting off for GIU! Thanks for sharing the steps and fabulous details...you are awesome!

JenMarie said...

LOVE this!!

lynn said...

gorgeous card, angie! tfs!

Kathy H said...

Great idea!

jo said...

Fabulous card Angie!!

My Angel said...

Fabrulous Tutorial!! Beautiful Card & Colors!!

Can't wait to see what else you have for us this week!

Stephanie Zito said...

Wow! Stunning card Angie!!! Yay for you cutting the stamp - you're so brave!!!

StampinCathy said...

This is just beautiful and thanks for the easy to follow tutorial!

Lillian Child said...

I've just recently discovered Unity - they have such awesome stamps - so unique! And now they are at my local craft store so I can get a Unity fix whenever the urge strikes ... which is OFTEN. LOVE your card creation tutorial!

craftymom205 said...

Thanks for the tutorial. Love the card.

Kelly Massman said...

What a beautiful card--so creative!

Jules! said...

Beautiful card...ty for all the details.

Debbi said...

Thanks for the tip. Your talent just keeps amazing me and I love my Unity/Ippity

AJ said...

again, another fabulous project!! thanks SO much for sharing this week! :)

FibreJunky said...

Wow, you are way braver than I am!! I love how the flower ended up, though. Maybe some day I'll get up the courage to cut the stamps apart.

marilyn said...

WOW, WOW,WOW!!! Amazing card! Great technique.

JPScraps said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for the tutorial!

Cheri Howard said...

Oh, really beautiful! I love the technique you used!