Aug 13, 2020
Hey, crafty friends! It’s Heather here today! Have you all fallen in love with the new Field Notes Kit? I adore the sketchbook style of the illustrations and love all of the extra details and textures to add that authentic sketchbook feel. I had a great time coloring the floral images with the Karin Brushmarkers (like I shared in my video last Tuesday) and can’t wait to try out other color mediums with these images too.
If you haven’t gotten a Field Notes Kit for yourself, click the link below to shop and then keep scrolling for more projects and inspiration from Taylor and the TE Creative Team!
I love what Taylor has put together to share with you today! She took the new Field Notes Kit and created a card kit to gift to a friend. Watch the video below to see how Taylor put the card kit together:
In the video, Taylor shares all of the elements included in her card kit: main images stamped in Oreo ink using the Sketchbook Florals and Field Notes stamp sets, card bases stamped with the Rough Draft Background stamp, envelopes, envelope seals, card embellishments, and even postage!
The main images for the card can be colored however the recipient of the card kit would like and Taylor even included a color swatch guide for inspiration. The card bases coordinate with the envelopes and envelope seals perfectly!
Taylor packaged up the card kit in one of our Clear Card Boxes and added a belly band that she created with the Noteworthy stamp set and Noteworthy Belly Band die collection. Packing up the card kit like this and adding the bely band detail really gives this gift a polished look!
Here’s even more inspiration to share from the TE Creative Team with the Field Notes Kit:
Lori Craig created a birthday card using the perpetual calendar in the Field Notes stamp set. She embossed it in gold onto a background created with the Masking Stencils – Frayed Edge Rectangles set. The blooms from the Sketchbook Florals stamp set are embossed in gold, watercolored, and cut out with the coordinating dies. The sentiment on the card is from the Simple Strips – Birthday stamp set and is also embossed in gold. When it’s time to gift this card for a birthday, the special day can be circled on the calendar to personalize it for the recipient!
Noriko Fairchild colored up this pretty bloom from the Sketchbook Florals stamp set in pretty purples and layered it onto a background that she created with ink blending using the Masking Stencils – Frayed Edge Rectangles set and an image from the Field Notes stamp set. Her sentiment is stamped onto the tiny tag from the Sketchbook Florals die collection and tied onto the flower’s stem.
I love the burst of color that Gayatri Murali created on this card! She added pops of color onto the petals of the flower from the Sketchbook Florals stamp set. She bundled several of the colored blooms together and layered them over a background created with Blender Brushes and the Masking Stencils – Frayed Edge Rectangles set.
I always love all of the details on Melody Rupple‘s projects and this one is no exception! The background is stamped with the Rough Draft background stamp and also includes flowers that are embossed and colored. She added her focal image flower onto a piece of vellum so that you can still see the amazing detail on the background. She added a few more special touches to finish off her design including embossed sentiments, stitching, and the new Bits & Pieces – Clear Drip Drops embellishments.
I (Heather Nichols) created this next card and tags set using the same coloring techniques that I shared in my video that was featured on the blog yesterday. I embossed the flowers from the Sketchbook Florals stamp set onto watercolor paper using white embossing powder and added color to them with the Karin Brushmarkers (I just love coloring with these!) I added the die cut blooms to tags and attached one of the tags to a card background that I stamped with the same bloom using Sugar Cube ink on Avocado cardstock.
Jill Hawkins shows that you don’t have to do any special coloring techniques to get amazing results with the flowers from the Sketchbook Florals stamp set. She combined ink blending, masking, and stamping the florals in only Oreo ink to create this set of stunning cards – some of my favorites created with the Field Notes Kit!
And finally for today is a gorgeously colored flower on this card created by Jen Shults. Jen played around with the elements from the Field Notes stamp set, Rough Draft Background stamp, and Masking Stencils – Frayed Edge Rectangles set to create a sketchbook look for the card background. She layered the colored bloom on top of the background over a bundle of twine that is tied around the card front. The ‘hello’ sentiment is stamped on the tiny tag from the Sketchbook Florals die collection and tied onto the twine.
Join Taylor today for “T Time” at 1pm Central on the Taylored Expressions Facebook Page. We would love to have you join us for some crafty chat! Hope to see you there!
Thank you so much for stopping by today and make plans to stop by again soon. Make sure to stop by the TE blog this Saturday because we have something special that we have been working on that we get to share with you then! We can’t wait!
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