Floral Essence Mixed Media Challenge


My recent Stampin’ Up! order contained the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks so I had to get out my Shimmery White Embossing Paste and create. I also pulled out an older stamp set – Floral Essence. I was in a creative mood so I stamped onto Bristol smooth watercolor paper to take on some watercoloring. Watercoloring is a challenge for me.  It is an imperfect process where you must let go and let the color flow;…

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Dandelion Birthday Wishes

Stampin Up Just Jade Monochromatic Dandelion wishes Happiest of Birthdays Birthday Card Idea Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

Happy Hump Day! I hope your week is going well.  I have a quick and easy card for you using the new In-Color Just Jade. When I first saw the new colors truthfully I was underwhelmed. The only color that spoke to me was Cinnamon Cider probably because I LOVE fall and this is such a fall color. However Just Jade and Misty Moonlight are growing on me especially when paired with other colors in…

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Just a Little Note to Say HELLO

Stampin Up A Little Lace Just Add Ink #514 Anytime Card Ideas Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

When I saw the color palette over at the Just Add Ink Color Challenge this week I had to participate.  Isn’t this color palette soothing?  The silver background element is from the Gold Laser Cut DSP in the Forever Greenery Suite. The backside of each laser cut element is white which allows you an entirely clean slate to create on. I dabbed my Versamark ink pad over the  piece and then sprinkled Silver Embossing powder…

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Forever Greenery Suite for #PCC384

Stampinup Forever Greenery Suite #PPC384 Hot Foil Sentiment Anytime Card Idea Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

Stampin’ Up!’s Forever Greenery Suite is filled with a beautiful stamp set, stunning Designer Series Paper (DSP), stunning ribbon and embellishments as well as dies that coordinate with everything in the suite. It is no wonder we see it all over social media. Here are the elements of the suite used in my project: Forever Flourishing dies were used to cut out imaginary from the Forever Greenery DSP gold sprigs are from the Forever Gold…

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