Skip to main content

Easter Blessings - Layers of Color

Happy Palm Sunday everyone!! 

Today's card features some of my favorite stamps from Layers of ColorMerci Bouquet , Royal Birds, and Gothic Crosses.   I used the Paper Tole technique. This is not simply paper piecing an image, but rather re-stamping your image 2 or more times and cutting out parts of that image to pop it up and make it 3-dimensional.

I popped up the largest flowers individually, the middle body of the bird, and the cross (after stamping it directly onto wood). Did I mention how much I LOVE Layers of Color stamps? And I'm NOT just saying that because I'm a DT either. I truly love these elegant stamps--they are so beautiful and they all seem to really work nice together, combining stamps from various other sets.

For the window, I cut the shape out of Pretty in Pink using Nestability Labels die and then ran the layer through again with the Textiles embossing folder. I popped up that layer with 2 stacked dimensionals all around so the cross is inset. My sentiment is computer generated and layered onto one of the Fancy Tags (nesties).


Have a blessed Sunday!!

Comments

Crystal said…
Breathtaking Kristine, WOW my jaw hit the cpu!!!!! GORGEOUS!
Rose Ann said…
Oh my....this is absolutely gorgeous, Kristine!!
Crystal said…
Gorgeous card!!!! I love the cross!!!!
Our family name is Rood....which mean cross/crucifix. I'm gonna have to buy that image!!!!
Lisa Hjulberg said…
So so gorgeous, Kristine. You are really embracing the classic vintage look in your cards, and it's a lovely thing to behold!

I love your thoughts on this week's scripture!

Hugs,
Lisa
Jenny said…
Lovely card... just gorgeous! :)
Randi said…
Kristine, this is amazing and just a WOW kind of card. Have a great week!
Lori said…
Beautiful post, Kristine. Your card is beautiful as well, the colors and the tole! Can't wait to try it out, thanks for the challenge.
Ceal said…
Beautiful card Kristine! I am gonna miss being on the DT with you but I will stalk your blog for inspiration
Kathy Winter said…
Another beautiful card Kris. I love the vintagey feel of this one. Of course all your cards and projects are amazing:) Luv Ya!!
Sharon said…
Hi Kristine: I noticed your card on Layer of Colour gallery and left a comment there. Lots of cutting details! I love how your eye is drawn in to the cross in the center of your card. It's like looking in a church window.
Thanks, also, for your nice comment on my card using Layers of Colour stamps. It is sincerely appreciated!
Stampin' Hugs,
Sharon
aka Celticrafter
PATTY said…
love the colors and love the style of this card, such a beautiful easter card.
Dawn B. said…
Oh do I love this.. It is so pretty. That must have taken some time to cut it out.. My hands are not that steady.. Really pretty colors.. Great job Kristine...Your message was very inspirational. We had tornadoes here yesterday and my dog sensed them long before they arrived.. Animals have such an inner instinct.. I love the scripture this week.
peggysue said…
Wow this is one gorgeous card, such lovely framing of the cross. And what dedicated cutting and coloring, the flowers are beautiful!
Becky said…
This is just stunning.. Love the colors and the whole design.
Marcia said…
Oh wow, this is STUNNING I tell you. Beautiful, alwaya amazing me!

:) Marcia
OHhhh, my goodness, Kristine!! This is gorgeous! Kel :)

Popular posts from this blog

Multi-Tiered Pop Up Penguins

 Welcome friends!  I had a great time last night on a Zoom call with my SU! upline and 8 others in her downline group - so fun to "meet" them and put faces to names and craft together - for 3 hours!  :)  We all worked on our own projects and they were so diverse, love it!   For my zoom project, I created a multi-tiered pop up box card --- no surprise there, right guys?!  BUT, this one was on a much larger scale and needs a 6 1/8" square envelope, which I had to make myself, but with the help of my nifty envelope punch board , it was pretty easy... PRETTY being the operative word as I used some the same Whimsy & Wonder dsp from SU! as I used on my card!   I will include the measurements for making this card below my photos, so keep scrolling :)  The Whimsy & Wonder dsp has holographic striped paper that I used on the sides of my box.   These cute penguins and matching punch are bundled in the new Holiday Catalog, July - Dec. 2021, and so is the Whimsy & Wond

Tutorial - Box Cards W/O Dies

 Hello again!  I'm back with 2 more box cards using some brand new stamps and dies from the upcoming SU! Holiday mini catalog & SAB and a tutorial on how you can make these without using special dies! First I'll show you a card that uses special dies that make it super quick & easy to create the basic box base to showcase all your fun images, and then I will show you how you can make a very similar card without using the dies.  This is a fun new stamp set featured in the upcoming SU! Holiday Mini Catalog called "Penguin Place" - I bought the bundle, so it has a punch that goes with it to punch out the sitting/standing penguin outline, the white inner piece, and the feet.  I had to fussy cut the trees, gifts, hats & scarves and the sliding penguin.  This is one set I wish they had made a die set to match for all those smaller pieces.   The Box base is created with dies by  My Favorite Things  called " Outside the Box Level Up Die-namics ".  My

Multi-Layered Cube Card

Ok y'all, those who know me know I love a card challenge - especially fancy folds!  So when I saw this gorgeous card of Lavonne Schwendeman's I had to try it.  And as impressive as this style of card is, I prolly won't make another of these for a long while as it took me quite a long time to make.  But it was worth it for my daughter who's birthday is in a couple of weeks!  Maybe I'll make a (fall/winter) one for my other daughter who's birthday is next May, LOL!     I love how the sentiment and larger butterflies actually POP OUT away from the card base!   Here's a view from the top-ish.... The "Lovely Wishes" foam words are pink foiled on the front and are shiney when the light hits.  They are attached to clear window sheets that are then glued to the cardstock in front of them.   The flourishes were pretty flimsy, so I cut out 3 of each and glued together to make them more sturdy. Each size of butterfly is embossed with a different texture - th

Tutorial - Origami 4-Drawer Easel Card

 Happy Sunday crafty friends!  I was asked for instructions after posting pictures of this box card on a FB group, so here it is!   While I am not the original creator of the 4-drawer easel card that were all the rage 10 years ago, I thought of a way to create the drawers from designer paper ,  when others were creating it using cardstock.  Some had dies that cut the drawers and others were clever enough to come up with the correct measurements to cut and score and tape, but I couldn't wait to find what I was looking for so I just made a simple origami fold box for the drawers and wha-la!  It worked ... and is prettier than plain cardstock IMO.  :)   So I'm here to share it with y'all again, this time using Stampin' Up!'s Ornate Garden Suite (stamps, dies and paper!)   Supplies Needed: - (4) 6-inch pieces of designer series paper - (2) 4 ¾” coordinating designer paper (or can use same   as 6” pcs.) - (3) 8 ½ x 11” sheets of cardstock – can be same or different color