Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Hello My Name Is Cards

Hi!  I have some cards featuring the new Hello My Name is collection by Teresa Collins Designs to share today!!  I love all the new releases but this was the one I couldn't wait to unwrap.  The bold colors, the words, the typewriters!!  I love it all!  Once I started, I didn't want to stop creating with this collection and today I have three cards to share:

Typewriter Hi Card 2

I used the 12x12 Hello My Name Is patterned papers for these cards.   The prints are great for cards- not too big!  I've added the names in parenthesis as I chat about them so you know where I found each piece.   The journaling cards also work well for cards- they make a great focal point.  I used one of the polaroid cards (Polaroids) for this one.  I stamped the damask image first with kraft colored ink and then splattered a bit of gray mist over it.  I added some of the polka-dotted washi tape next.  I cut out the typewriter (Noted) and stamped the 'hi' with some alphabet stamps I found in my stash.  I added it to the polaroid with a foam pop dot.  Lastly, I added some linen thread around it and finished off the look with a few sequins and a decorative brad.

Typewriter Hi Card 4

The typewriters are too cute!  I can't get enough of them and I'm SO glad they decided to include one in the stamp set!!  You'll see that in my next card:

Stamped Hello Card 1

I wanted to create a clean looking card using the stamps so I started with a plain white card base.  I added the scalloped border sticker next.  To stamp the 'hello', I had to cut one of my stamps-  since it's clear, you can fit it back together on an acrylic block or use them separately.  You could just ink up the 'hello' part if you don't want to cut it, too!  Anyways, I stamped 'hello' with black ink next and then stamped the typewriter next to it in a dark red shade.  I decided to add a little sparkle to my simple card and splattered it with some pearly white mist.  I added some sequins to accent my stamping and then added the linen thread.

Stamped Hello Card 3

Isn't that typewriter stamp cute?  If you love typewriters like I do, you'll love this next one too- I used the adorable typewriter decorative tape on it!!

Live With Gratitude Card 3

I used another journaling card (Love) as part of my background this time, cutting it to fit my card front.  I tucked a little strip of the floral photo overlay under the top portion.  I added the decorative tape next and then stamped the ornamental shell design in black just underneath.  I splattered a little gray mist next and then added my focal point.  I chose this journaling card (Record) and cut it into a heart shape.  I added it to my card front with foam pop dots and embellished it with two beautiful gems.

Live With Gratitude Card 2

It feels so good to start the year off with a few cards- one of my resolutions is to send at least one card each week of the year.  I'm so glad I could share them with you all!!

Thanks for joining me today!!

-tessa

Supplies Used:
Teresa Collins Designs: Hello My Name Is 12x12 papers,  Hello My Name Is Sequins, Hello My Name Is Gems, Hello My Name Is Decorative BradsHello My Name Is Clear Stamp SetHello My Name Is Photo OverlaysHello My Name Is Decorative Stickers

Other: Cardstock by Bazzill; Linen Thread by Stampin' Up!; Mists by Studio Calico; Red Ink- Cherry Cobbler by Stampin' Up!; Black Ink- Versafine Onyx Black by Tsukineko; Kraft Ink- Crumb Cake by Stampin' Up!

5 comments:

Jennifer Jackson said...

These are gorgeous- I especially love the second card - so simple yet so many fun details!

Miriam Prantner said...

These are wonderful Tessa! I especially love that first one with the splatter/flourish, sequins, brad, trims, all so perfect!

Jingle said...

These are just beautiful! I absolutely LOVE the colors!

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

What an extraordinary collection, and the way you used it is fantastic! Beautiful cards!

Christie Bryant said...

You're so awesome! LOVE your stuff!

 
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