Happy, happy July! Are you having as much sunshine in your part of the world as we are? Well I have a little bit more sunshine to share with you today. It's the start of the July Papertrey Ink countdown and I get to help introduce the next set in the Heart-2-Heart collection by Melissa Bickford. This one is all about clouds and sunshine! So cute! This set will be available for purchase on the evening of July 15.
Let's get straight to the projects, shall we?
And what the heck, why not my favorite first? I used the cloud die that coordinates with the cloud image in the set. I stacked 3 diecuts of each cloud size, stitched down the center and folded to create 3-D clouds.
It's raining rainbow hearts, which were stamped with the heart image from the set and diecut using the smallest heart from the Heart Prints die collection. That happy little sun and coordinating die in the corner are from the new Heart-2-Heart set as well. The sentiment is from Hello Sunshine. I love how this set coordinates with so many other things released in the last while! That means all the more options!
Next I used the clouds from the set to create a background by stamping them in Raspberry Fizz, Simply Chartreuse and Spring Rain.
The sentiment is from the We Go Together set which was released last month. I stamped it onto Spring Rain cardstock using Blueberry Sky ink, then matted it with some papers from the Blueberry Sky Pattern Pack papers which are also being released this month!
Next up, I happened across this image on Pinterest and thought it would fun to interpret into a card.
I loved all of the different patterns on the clouds, so I diecut lots of clouds from assorted cardstocks and stamped each with a different background stamp.
The banner in the photo inspired my to create my sentiment in a similar fashion. Notice those "happy" alphas? Yup, that's a new alphabet die this month!
Lastly is a very simple card, which I thought would be great for a young girl or boy who's under the weather. The clouds are embossed with white onto a kraft background.
The sun and sentiment are embossed with white onto a Spring Rain tag which was diecut with the Fillable Frames #9 die. A little red eyelet, a strip of patterned paper and a bit of baker's twine finish it off. Oh, and let's not forget the little pop of red in the cloud near the top!
That's all from me for today! We are headed to the zoo...say a prayer that it's not too hot to enjoy it!
Want more inspiration and peeks of the new Papertrey July goodies? Here are some blogs you can visit...
Supplies not linked but available on July 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink: Heart-2-Heart #6 stamp set and coordinating dies
Supplies not linked but available on July 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink: Heart-2-Heart #6 stamp set and coordinating dies, Blueberry Sky Pattern Pack paper
Supplies not linked but available on July 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink: Heart-2-Heart #6 stamp set and coordinating dies, Modern Alphabet Uppercase die, Fabulous Frames die
Supplies not linked but available on July 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink: Heart-2-Heart #6 stamp set