Thursday, July 23, 2015

Meet the Pineapple Panache stamp set! Lil' Inker Designs


Hello friends! Welcome to Day 2 of the Lil' Inker  Designs July release blog hop! We have some beautiful, crafty goodness to share with you this week, so I hope you'll join us for all three days of inspiration! (If you didn't start at the Lil' Inker Designs blog, head back there first, so you don't miss a thing!) 


I'm excited to share Pineapple Panache with you today - pineapples are so trendy right now! (Who knew a pineapple could be classified as trendy!?) These stamps and coordinating dies are so fun to create with! On this first card, I was going for a watercolor effect. Rather than tapping my stamps onto an ink pad, I brushed some slightly diluted dye ink right onto my stamps before stamping them on cardstock. It created a really cool effect I think. I used a brush and brushed a little ink around the sides of the cardstock to finish off the edges.



In contrast, on the second card I used the same color palette, and the same exact inks - but I created a very different look. I stamped directly onto my ink pads to create this card.  I paired the Pineapple Panache stamps with the new Cover Up Die: Dotted Scallops. It's perfect with the pineapple motif. . .but it will be perfect for so very MANY projects too! 



And now, be sure to hop all the way through to see all of the designers' beautiful inspiration for the day! Comment each day for a chance to win one of three $15 gift certificates to the LID store! Woohoo! Thanks so much for stopping by - release week is so much FUN with you around! :)

Chrissy Larson http://chrissycards.blogspot.com/
Amy Kolling http://stamp-n-paradise.blogspot.com/
Lisa Henke http://mylittlecreativeescape.blogspot.com/
Jennifer Carter http://jensinkspot.blogspot.com/
Maureen Merritt http://www.mamamostamps.com/
Heather Hoffman http://housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com
Laura Williams http://lauralooloo.blogspot.com/ {YOU ARE HERE!}
Sarah Jay http://www.criminalgrace.com/ 
Karen Baker http://thebalddragonfly.blogspot.com/
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23 comments:

snazzyjj said...

Love all your pineapple fun! I'm craving pineapple salsa now.

TracyM #6773 said...

FUN & FABULOUS cards Laura :)
I confess that I hadn't caught up with the pineapple trend but I sure am now, especially with these sweet sentiments and CUTE images to combine!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your COOL & CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

Nicole Diedrichs said...

Lovely pineapple cards! Great water colour effect and I love the yelllow orange combi! Creative regards from stempelfrida
http://stempelfrida.blogspot.de

luvhymns said...

My favorite card of your beautiful two is the pineapple watercolor wash. That looks so dreamy in an island kind of way

sharrilou said...

Darn, these are so cute, now I want the pineapple set too.

Michele Henderson said...

Laura, I just LOVE your bright, fresh pineapple colors on your card! Just beautiful!

Renee M said...

I especially like how you watercolored the pineapples--they look great!

Mary Holshouser said...

I love the smudgy look of the pineapples.
Have to try that technique.
Great cards.
thanks for sharing.

D.Ann C said...

What a terrific pair of cards!

cghundley said...

Terrific looking cards,
great color choices and
love seeing the different
looks you created!
Carla from Utah

Denise Bryant said...

oooh, pretty watercolor look on your 1st card, and awesome use of the dotted scallops die on your 2nd card!

Silver C said...

I like how you used the Dotted Scallop die!

lisa808 said...

I like both looks!

Celeste Goff said...

Two amazing and gorgeous pineapple cards!

Hippymom83 said...

Super cute pineapple cards!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Need to get a pineapple with my next shopping.... fab card!

Mary-Anne V said...

Great effect on the first card. Wonderful cards.

Sue D said...

Pretty pineapple cards. I like the watercolor effect on the first one.

Amy C. said...

Your pineapple cards are so sweet! I love this new set!

McStamper said...

Love how you colored the pineapple.

Bev Karolak said...

Beautiful cards! Love the pineapple set. :)

Lucy said...

Wow-two great cards with one stamp set!
I love the water color effect on the first
and the simple, crisp design of the second!

Laura Pryor said...

Um, these are SO AMAZING TOOOOOOO!!!!!!! Your watercolored effect card is a total stunner - like has me running to my craft room to try this!!!! And your card with the dotted scallops is terrific! I love that you make a three colored pineapple by using the solid one included in the set! It has so much dimension!!! Really great work, Laura!!!