Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Cards for All Seasons

Hello Wednesday.. I thought it would be fun to do a cards for all seasons card for each of the seasons...  First up is Spring = Easter...and some sweet little bunnies.
 Ingredients:  Basic Grey Paper; PTI Daily Design Sentiments and Daily Design; Kaiser Kraft Gems; Stampin' Up Pink Pirouette and Marina Mist Ink; Bazzill Basics Cardstock

Next, is a bright and cheery summer card.  This card was inspired by Susan's post on masking here.  Have to say...this is my favorite of the bunch.  I stamped the text background by masking the outside edges and applied a little distress ink to the edges as well. I then colored the floral stamp and stamped it off to the side.  I've entering this for the current Moxie Fab challenge to stamp with markers.
Ingredients:  PTI Text Styles and Beyond Background Basics; Hero Arts Stamps;  Stampin' Up Markers; PTI Twine 

Recently, I've been inspired by a variety of particular this card by Karen, to stamp on patterned paper versus plain cardstock.  For this card, I stamped three distress inks on the wreath and then stamped in on the card.  Love the fall colors.  The Hero Arts wreath stamp is really versatile for any season.
----Thanksgiving---Removed for Publication in November 2011  - Cards Magazine
 Ingredients:  Stamps:  Hero Arts and Verve; Range Distress Inks; Crate Paper Restoration Paper; Button and Twine:  PTI; Felt Leaves:  Hero Arts

My final card is my first Christmas card for next year and another card where I stamped on patterned paper.  Love the simplicity of this card...I'll need to make some more of these.  It's always nice to have Christmas cards that don't require a ton of postage.  The Verve stamps on this card are newer too.  They'll be getting lots of use.
Ingredients:  Paper:  Crate Paper Restoration Collection; Ink and Paper:  Stampin' Up Cherry Cobbler; Stamps:  Verve; 

Hope you've enjoyed the tour of the seasons!


  1. Wow. Each card is lovely, but I have to give a shout out to the spring (beautiful techniques!) and winter(lovely and balanced design!) but truly all of these are just fantastic!

  2. What a fun idea to make a card for each season. If I ever find the time, I'd love to do that. I am smitten with that summer card. Just love how you put those pretty flowers off to the side. Isn't that masking post by Susan great? Thanks for sharing them all. :)

  3. What a treat to see more than one card from you! A feast for the eyes! Love the Spring one. . .so perfectly put together! The Autumn is my fave, I think. . .Love the way you offset the wreath and those beautiful leaves! Great post today, Lynn!

  4. eek!! you have me loving Fall!! What a great idea...four seasons :) I definitely live in a place with 4 seasons and though I complain about Fall and Winter, I'd have it no other way :) LOVE stamping on patterned paper and you've given me an idea for the PTI wreath that I have used only once!! hugs...

  5. What a whirlwind of a year in one post! lol! I'm smitten with your CAS Christmas card (though I want to experience spring, summer and autumn in full before we reach that season!)it's a fab design for mass production too - bounus!

  6. You GO girl!!! Each of these is really wonderful Lynn! I especially love the Easter card, so sweet!

  7. What a fun post and a great group of cards. I really loved the Spring (cute bunnies) card and the gorgeous Fall card as well. Those are my two favorite seasons which may be why they were my pics here.

  8. What a wonderful post, Lynn! I love every single card. The colours of the papers and bunnies are wonderful. I love the beautiful flowers, twine and masking on the second. The third I love because fall is my favourite season. The simplicity of the final card with stitching on the edges is perfect!

  9. Wow... these cards are ALL beautiful. Such fabulous creations!

  10. Hey Lynn! Thanks for entering the Stamping with Markers challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

  11. I really like the thanksgiving card.

  12. Very cool! Love your cards.
    Visiting from Moxie Fab World. :)