Saturday, April 22, 2017

Guest Designer Spotlight: Cards with Francine Vuillème

I'm so excited to welcome Francine Vuillème to the blog today as our special guest. She has some gorgeous cards that you are going to just love! 

Hi stampers! Francine here! So glad to join Sunny Studio Stamps as a guest this month and I’m thrilled to play with the newest summer collection! The sets are awesome!

Today, I have two cards for you showcasing the newest Two Scoops and the A Bird’s Life stamp sets. The idea was to create two cards with a similar design but using different style of stamps. Here is what I came up with.

Sunny Studio Stamps: Guest Designer A Bird's Life Birdie Birthday Card by Francine Vuilleme

For the first card, I used the A Bird’s Life set. I created a cute scene with the branch, the nest and the birds. I drew a hat with a black marker for the flying bird to make him look more festive. I blended Distress ink over a cloud stencil to create the sky. I added enamel dots to add a touch of color. A birthday card with a lot of colors is always fun! 

Sunny Studio Stamps: Guest Designer Two Scoops Ice Cream Card by Francine Vuilleme

For the second card, I used the same layout elements. I chose to feature the Two Scoops set. This is a layering stamp set and there are no images to color. The style of both cards is different. This one is more modern. As I did for the first card, I blended the bottom of the card front with Distress ink. This time, I didn’t use a stencil but I splattered some water over the sponged background to add more interest. I also added a colorful strip on the left edge and I stamped the sentiment on a white label (here a speech bubble) that I adhered to the card with foam pads for more dimension. I also used enamel dots (they have a droplet shape here). 

On both cards, I moved the focal image off-center and trimmed any excess that extended over the sides of the cards. As you can see, with the same elements and a similar layout, you can create completely different creations! I hope you like the idea. By the way, that layering stamp set is AWESOME and look so realistic! I love it! The stickles on top of the soft ice cream adds so much sparkle and interest!

Thanks for visiting the blog today and have a great weekend!

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  1. The bird wearing a party hat on the first card is beyond delightful. I love the little rosy cheeks. :)

  2. Francine never ceases to amaze me with her talents! Both cards are really charming and absolutely beautiful...each in their own way!


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