Colorful Seasons and High Tides at the Waterfront

Colorful Seasons and High Tides at the Waterfront

One thing I love about Stampin’ Up!® is the way products coordinate. For this card I made for my college roommate’s birthday, I used the Colorful Seasons, High Tide, and Waterfront stamp sets, as well as the Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies.

Colorful Seasons, Waterfront, High Tide, Stampin' Up!

First, I stamped the tree branch and flowers from Colorful Seasons using Soft Suede and Poppy Parade classic ink. Then I stamped the sun in Daffodil Delight and the water in Bermuda Bay. I got a little carried away with the water, so I didn’t have a lot of room for a Sahara Sand beach, but the water is more fun anyway, right?

I sponged Balmy Blue over the top half of the card for sky, then added the birds from High Tide in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I decided to add a few Waterfront splatters to the sea in Whisper White Craft Ink.

My Stamparatus came in really handy for the sentiment. I wanted to emboss the word shine, but I didn’t want to emboss the rest. I stamped the entire sentiment in Tuxedo Black Memento, then cleaned the stamp without removing it from the Stamparatus. I inked just the word shine with Versamark Ink, then sprinkled embossing powder over it and heated. Perfect!

The final touch was the Coastal Cabana Adirondack chair. I love that die-cut from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits. I also added a little retired glitter glue (Dazzling Details) to the centers of the flowers. It’s so quick and easy to use; I stocked up before it retired.

Be sure to check out the Holiday Catalog! You can start ordering from it today. If you’d like a hard copy for yourself, please send a message with your address!

Thanks for stopping by Stamping with Buffy. Have a lovely day!

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About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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10 Responses to Colorful Seasons and High Tides at the Waterfront

  1. Susan Horr says:

    I want to sit on that chair. It looks so peaceful and relaxing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. debsmart says:

    What a lovely, relaxing scene!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Mindy Clove says:

    Buffy, this is a beautiful card! I love how you used so many products. I especially love how you made the word, “Shine”, shiny! Brilliant!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. urzre says:

    Pretty lovely!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Jackie says:

    This is so pretty and relaxing Buffy. I would not have thought to put these colors together, but they are beautiful!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. buffycooper says:

    Thank you, Jackie!!


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