Flowering Spring – Tutorial #398 and Punch Bunch Blog Candy

28 days to Spring.   I’m counting, how about you?    Are you ready to make those welcome Spring and Easter cards.   As you see I’m getting a head start.   This little girl is the perfect image to use and easy too since you don’t have to color her.   I love, love, love silhouettes.


But before I get started on the tutorial how about some Blog Candy.   I have a Cute, cute Stampin’ Up! Punch Bunch stamp set to give away.  

All you have to do to enter for a chance to win this Punch Bunch set is to leave a comment at the bottom of this post.   If you are getting this blog update via e-mail, PLEASE CLICK HERE and then leave a comment at the bottom of the blog post.

I will choose the winner on Tuesday,  February 22, 2011 using a random number generator.   GOOD LUCK TO ALL!

Now on with the Tutorial!


Stamps: Stampin’ Up Easter Blossoms & Apple Blossoms
Paper: Stampin’ Up Whisper White, Tangerine Tango & Crumb Cake
Ink: Stampin’ Up Basic Black, Old Olive, Peach Parfait, Tanergine Tango & Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Stampin’ Up Daffodil Delight & Peach Parfait markers, Brayer, sponges, Daffodil Delight Grosgrain Ribbon

  My Stampin’ Up customers that order $50 in Stampin’ Up merchandise will receive this handmade card though March 31, 2011.

Don’t forget it is Sale-a-bration time at Stampin’ Up.  Receive a free Sale-a-bration set for each $50 in merchandise purchased.   Click HERE to place an order.   Your order will be shipped directly to your door step from Stampin’ Up!

The Stampin’ Up USA Idea book and Catalog is here.   For your copy, please send a check for $9.95 to Michelle Zindorf, P.O. Box 116, West Alexandria, OH 45381 or send it via paypal to mzindorf@aim.com USA only.     My current customers will receive a new Occasions Mini Catalog automatically from me.   Not a current customer and want a free copy of the new Occasions Mini Catalog ?  E-mail your mailing address to mzindorf@aim.com and I will get one in the mail to you.  )  Are you getting inspiration from this blog?   One way you can help support it is to order your Stampin’ Up products through me.   Click HERE to place an order.    Want to become a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator , receive a 20% discount on product and earn instant income on orders?  Consider being part of my Stampin’ Up Team and start your own business or become a Hobby Demo just for the discount.  Click HERE for more information.

Brayered Daffodil Delight ink at an angle on the bottom right corner of a 4.25″ x 5″ piece of Whisper White Card Stock.

Brayered Peach Parfait at an angle on the top left corner.

Brayered Tangerine Tango ink at the top left corner, not covering the Peach Parfait ink entirely.

Stamped the flower from the Stampin’ Up Apple Blossoms set using Peach Parfait ink.

Stamped the girl silhouette stamp from the Stampin’ Up Easter Blossoms set using Basic Black ink.

Sponged Old Olive ink at the bottom of the card stock.

Sponge Basic Black ink at the bottom of the card stock, not covering the Old Olive ink entirely.

Added a Tangarine Tango panel, a Crumb Cake panel and Daffodil Delight Ribbon.

Stamped the blossom twig from the Stampin’ Up Easter Blossoms set using Basic Black ink.

Colored the flowers using a Daffodil Delight marker.  Added Peach Parfait marker to the darker areas of the flowers.

Here is the finished card measuring 5″ x 6.5″.

May your day be filled with early Spring breezes.

Until my next post. . . . .  . ..



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Houston, Texas  

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Savannah, Georgia  

Lincoln, Illinois  

Jefferson, Louisiana (New Orleans Area)  

Here is a link to my workshop calendar where you can see all of my travel schedule and to get info on beginner and advanced Brayer workshops:   http://zindorf.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/workshop-calendar   

Don’t see a workshop in your State?  Interested in hosting the workshops in your area in 2012?   Click HERE to get hostess information.  

Link to my Stampin’ Up website where you can order all of your must have Stampin’ Up products from me 24-7:  http://michellezindorf.stampinup.net

368 thoughts on “Flowering Spring – Tutorial #398 and Punch Bunch Blog Candy

  1. Enid

    Such a cute punch set! I have to share, I’d lost interested until a friend told me about your blog. Your cards have sparked my creativity and I am trying your turtorials. Thanks for sharing your gift.


  2. Jeni Ford

    Ooooohhhh I love this stamp set. I have been imagining stamping a box full of all-occasion gift tags for a church bazaar and this would be perfect. Thanks for all of your inspiration and blog candy.



  3. Jeni Ford

    ooooh…I love this stamp set. I have been imagining making a set of all-occasion gift tags for a church bazaar so this would be perfect. thanks for sharing your amazing talent and the yummy blog candy. Hey, I won tickets to a concert from the radio station last week so maybe my luck will continue.



  4. Leanne Durand

    The Punch Bunch stamp set – gosh, I’d love to win that!! Thanks for tossing my name in the hat. Your tutorials are fabulous, thanks for sharing your creativity with us all!


  5. Niki Winchell

    Another great card! The colors are marvelous, so springy.

    This is a fun punch set, thanks for the opportunity to win it.

    And, thanks so much for sharing your talent. Your blog is an inspiration!



  6. Melanie

    Not only am I amazed at how you pull colors together, but the stamps you pair up amaze me as well. Would have never thought to pair stamps from these two sets! Thanks for the great tutorials and another chance to win some great blog candy!!


  7. Mel

    Great set – makes me think of spring which I’m already waiting for.
    Everyone should take one of your classes – waiting for another one in VA


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