Monday, January 22, 2018

Concord and 9th Dahlia

Happy Monday crafty friends! Have you all seen the fantastic sneaks from Creativation? How many of you were watching over the weekend wishing you could be in Phoenix? Lol. I can't wait for the releases, I have my eye on Lawn Fawn, Tim Holtz, Avery Elle and the list goes on and on!

I am a little behind the 8-ball with this project today, it features the fantastic Dahlia turnabout stamp and die set by Concord and 9th. This sucker kept evading me and was sold out but EVERYWHERE! I finally got my little hands on it and I played and played this weekend!


I simply love this stamp and die set, I started by following the instructions and marking the centre of the stamp and I cut a 6x6 piece of card stock and marked the centre to use with my stamp positioner (in this case the Tim Holtz stamp platform).  

I added my Neena Solar with panel in the centre of the 6x6 piece and began stamping 3 sides. I used Baby Boy ink Catherine Pooler (CP), Cornflower Blue ink by Hero Arts and Tide Pool Ink also by Hero Arts.  I then die cut my "fourth" turn so that I could use my new Tonic glitter papers. I am in love with this new glitter paper. This card features the Tropical Tide glitter paper which is an ocean blue color with hints of yellow and green when reflected in the light, it's really beautiful. I then paired the friend from the C&9 Dahlia set with the Altenew Hello with matching die cut. I white embossed both on Lawn Fawn black card stock. 


For this one, I used CP Baby Girl Ink, Lawn Fawn Flamingo and Mama Elephant Buttercup Pigment ink all to match the flecks in the Tonic Opulent Orchid Glitter Paper (I tell you, I love this stuff and it die cuts beautifully).  I paired the You Are from the Dahlia set with this awesome, Awesome die by Your Next Stamp. I embossed the sentiment strip and for the large word die, I die cut it from a fun foam, StickIt and Tonic Black Sapphire glitter paper sandwich.



Green is by far my favourite color so I couldn't resist the Luck Clover Glitter Paper (Tonic) so I used a mix of Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn and Simon Says Stamp green inks. I did the same type of sandwich for the Amazing but used plain black card stock and added some Nuvo glitter pen and Glossy accents for shine to make it stand out due to the darker in colors I used.


This last one had Tonic red glitter paper paired with some coral and peach inks and I forgot to write down the exact colors I used (sorry...) I did the Awesome die cut in the same way as the green with Tonic shimmer pen and glossy accents.

Thanks for taking the time!
Kim