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[4.5.2017] Unity Stamp Company Blog Hop

Surprise, the Unity design team is HOPPING tonight!!!  Woo hoo.  If you haven’t been hopping along, all the action starts on the Unity blog.  There’s always fun stuff going on.

My post today is all about Unity Sentiment Kits and making card sets. I have decided I need to make more than one card at a time from now on. Haha. My stash was low and I had some requests from the family who were in need of cards too. Eeeeks. TIME TO GET STAMPING. Lots of cards to see using 3 different sentiment kits.

Sharing a set of watercolor sympathy cards using Girl Truly by Unity Stamp Company. #cardmaking #cardmaker #cards #stamping #dahlhousedesigns #unitystampco #handmadecards #diecutting #diy #stationary

This is the brand new sentiment kit for April 2017 – Girl Truly. it is full of lovely little sentiments to go with those big beautiful flowers. I made a large set of these cards – 12 to be exact – with a variety of sentiments. I watercolored each one and it went very quick since I didn’t have to be super exact with my watercoloring. These large flowers allow for a lot of freedom. I did all the flowers first, then all the leaves and the background last. That gave time between each color change for some drying. I wrapped the vellum sentiment around the center panel and popped it up. The sequins were added last with a few glossy accents to hold them tight.
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Curious to see how I watercolored these flowers. I have a quick video above. You can watch it here or on Youtube.

Sharing a set of handmade cards for all occasions using Special Wishes by Unity Stamp Company. #cardmaking #cardmaker #cards #stamping #dahlhousedesigns #unitystampco #handmadecards #diecutting #diy #stationary

This is another one of my favorite sentiment kits from December 2016 – Special Wishes. I love the vintage look of it. The flowers are cut separate, so you can choose how wide apart you want them around the sentiments. My Misti came in handy for these cards!!! Again, I made quite the stack. First, I stamped the sentiment on a die cut panel. Then, I stamped the background text on the card base. Don’t you love how that text matches the vintage look of the stamp? So pretty. I have a stack of scrap papers from when I cover a card front with patterned paper. they are about 1.75 inches wide. I decided to use those up, by trimming them down a bit so they were just smaller than my panel, glue it to the card front and then popped my string tied panel up on the card. Super easy to make a bunch of these up. For some, I added a few pearls to dress them up a little.

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Curious to see how I made these cards. I have a quick video that you can watch it here or on Youtube.

Sharing a set of handmade cards for all occasions using I Consider You Special by Unity Stamp Company. #cardmaking #cardmaker #cards #stamping #dahlhousedesigns #unitystampco #handmadecards #diecutting #diy #stationary

Last, I have this “little” set using the August 2016 sentiment kit – I Consider You Special. It is another one of my go-to favorite kits. You can’t get any simpler than this design. I covered the card base with patterned paper and then used the leftover scrap to create a panel on another card. Mixed and matched them up. I stamped a doily and sentiment from the kit onto a die cut panel, wrapped some string around it and popped it up on the card. So easy peasy, thus my stack for this set was really large.

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39 Comments

  1. Melissa Saunders-Loder says:

    I always enjoy stopping by your blog, such amazing inspiration. =)

  2. Julia Anderson says:

    Love the different videos you offer!

  3. Suz Gray says:

    Your cards are so great. Love the floral watercolors.

  4. Cindi says:

    Loving the kits and you are so talented… Thanks for the videos and supply list!
    Cindi

  5. Bo Prior says:

    Thanks for the inspiration. Black and White is so classic and adding different colored papers is certainly a way to build a card stash.

  6. I love Aprils sentiment kit…so many great sayings and those blooms are beautiful. Thanks for the video showing how you water colored them…I definitely need more practice with my watercoloring.

  7. Elise S. says:

    Wowww! I love all of your beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing your techniques in the videos 🙂

  8. Dorothy Green says:

    Lisa you make so many pretty things, whether it is the stamps you design (like the beautiful new sentiment kit and the lovely card you made with it) or the many other cards you make and share the how to’s with all of us. Thanks so much for sharing!

  9. Marcy H. says:

    Love all your cards. Just got the December 2016 sentiment in the mail this week. Thanks for the inspiration.

  10. LisaM6 says:

    Wonderful cards! WOW
    I can’t wait to try some of your techniques

  11. Wow! your blog is chalked full of inspiration! Love the water coloring of the flowers. That’s something I’m just beginning to try. Absolutely beautiful cards! I have got to get me a misti but I can’t seem to quick buying stamps! Thanks for sharing!

  12. As usual your cards are incredible Lisa, you have made these stamps truly shine!

  13. Mildred Pena says:

    I love the elegant feel of your cards. So pretty!

  14. Your cards are stunning, love the beautiful layering with such inspirations!

  15. sandra says:

    Love them all!! The sentiment kit is fabulous with that big bold flower, love it!!

  16. Wilma says:

    Incredible….thanx for the vedeos…it really helps!!!

  17. Diane S says:

    You make me want it all! Love your cards!

  18. Dee Earnshaw says:

    I love your cards. they are so fun and creative. Really love the floral sympathy cards. Thanks for sharing them with us:)

  19. Natalie Godfrey says:

    Really cute cards! Love the designs.

  20. Ginny wilson says:

    Your cards are so pretty, thank you for sharing and for the inspiration.

  21. Denise says:

    Lisa, I love your stamps, your designs and your videos. I love that last sentiment kit. If it’s on sale, it’s going in my cart. Thanks for all the inspiration. I do consider you special.

  22. Elecia Betts says:

    Beautiful and creative

  23. Amy Morris says:

    Great job highlighting the various sentiment kits and their versatility.

  24. your watercoloring is so beautiful!

  25. Linda Pekrul says:

    What a stunning card you made with Girls Truly. Love the watercolouring! I’ve also now added two other sets to my wish list because I love your other cards as well!

  26. Sue LD says:

    Wonderful cards. My favorites are the floral sympathy cards.

  27. Jennifer Mitten says:

    I love your cards and all those sentiment kits are fantastic!

  28. The sentiment kits are so versatile. I don’t own very many…I’m going to have to change that! 😀 Your cards are lovely.

  29. Buffy Burnside says:

    Gorgeous cards….such great inspiration!

  30. Love kits you can make bunches of cards with!

  31. T German says:

    Love these cards .. and thanks for the how to videos!!!

  32. vencine martin says:

    Your cards are really beautiful. The flowers are amazing. Can’t wait to get that set! Thank you so much for inspiring me.

  33. Dale says:

    You never cease to inspire me!

  34. Avra Williams says:

    Beautiful! I just love Unity sentiment kits!

  35. You really mean it when you say you’re going to make card sets! Absolutely gorgeous, each and every one. From the first set… I really like that there’s an “our” sympathy sentiment, you don’t see them enough.

  36. AWESOME projects! I especially love your floral sympathy cards, thanks for the videos!

  37. Just lovely. Great ideas. Great designs. Thanks!

  38. Geniva Robles says:

    All just so beautiful and amazing work! Love watching your videos so much talent. Thanks for sharing with us all.

  39. Gorgeous cards. Hugz

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