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Daydreamer Revisited...

It's July 1st and that means it's time for a Papertrey Ink Sr Team challenge.  Each month we dust off an older set and bring you some fresh inspiration.  This month?  Daydreamer.  It's a pretty, classic floral set filled with possibilities.  

Daydreamer

I created a couple of new projects for you using the Daydreamer stamps and coordinating dies.

For my first card I combined some of the pretty blooms from the Daydreamer set along with the Shaker Shapes Circle die.  I started by diecutting the Shaker Shapes: Circle from scrap paper and using it as a mask to sponge some Sweet Blush ink.

Daydream-circle

Then I added the diecut circle frame, popped up with some foam adhesive.  I diecut and stamped several blooms and stems from Daydreamer using Berry Sorbet, Autumn Rose, and Sweet Blush inks, and clustered them around the circle.  I double-stamped some of the larger blooms with the smaller coordinating blooms to add a bit of shading and interest.  I stamped one of the sentiments from Daydreamer on the inside of the circle using Scarlet Jewel ink.  The berries were stamped with Aqua Mist ink and I added a little dot of darker color to each using a Copic Marker.

Daydream-circle-dtl

Up next is a very flower-ful card that involves a simple masking technique using the Daydreamer dies.  I started off by stamping the flowers in the foreground and worked my way backwards, masking off the blooms I had already stamped by covering them with diecuts cut from scrap paper.  It was kind of fun to watch the field of flowers come to life!

Daydream-flowers

I added a sentiment diecut using the Scripted Dies.  I sponged some inks onto it for a rainbow effect and adhered it to a piece of tan foam which I cut using the same die.

Daydream-flowers-dtl

I enjoyed breaking out this pretty floral set and just playing around.  Want to see more fresh inspiration for the Daydreamer set?  Be sure to hop around to the other girls...

Melissa Phillips
Dawn McVey
Heather Nichols
Maile Belles 

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