Sea of Textures, Stampin' Sneak Peek Blog Hop

I had the pleasure of being a Display Stamper at the Stampin' Up! OnStage event in Auckland earlier this month.  Today I'm sharing my creations using the new Sea of Textures stamp set I was allocated.

Notice the textured Sahara Sand circle layer?  This was created using my absolute favourite new goodie from the upcoming catalogue - the Subtle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

The patterned paper is from the new In Color 6"x 6" Designer Series Paper pack.  This pack has a great selection of white and tone-on-tone single colour patterns.  It's going to be a fabulous staple for any crafter!

I recently took my family for a day trip to the Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium.  When I saw this stamp set I immediately thought of scrapbooking this occasion. Again, I've gone with a number of new in-colours for the colour combo.

Applying some of the new Grapefruit Grove embossing powder in the centre of the octopus made for a fun textured, two-toned effect!

Of course, I had far more photos of this day that I wanted to record so I made a matching pocket scrapbook layout too.

They look great in the album side by side!

The last project I have to share with you is this card featuring a watercolour wash background with subtle bokeh detail.  Followers of my blog may feel like this design is a bit familiar, that's because I CASED *this card* I made late last year.  I felt the colours and the wash effect would make a gorgeous background for this cool octopus!

I hope you've enjoyed these projects.  Click the 'next' link below to see some more awesome sneak peeks of new catalogue goodies!  Next up in the line up is my talented friend Susan Wong.

Supplies Used
Stamps: Sea of Textures, Thoughtful Banners
Card: Whisper White, Sahara Sand, Tempting Turquoise, Basic Black, Watercolor
Paper: In Color 6"x 6" Designer Series Paper (2018-2020)
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Lovely Lipstick, Blueberry Bushel, VersaMark, Grapefruit Grove, Archival Black
Accessories & Tools: 2018 - 2020 In Color Stampin' Emboss Powder, White Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Classic Label Punch, Black Twine, 1/8" Grosgrain Ribbon Blueberry Bushel, Aqua Painter, Sponge Dauber
Adhesives: SNAIL or double sided tape, Stampin' Dimensionals, Tear'n'Tape Adhesive

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  1. This set was on my list al ready, but now I really can't wait to start playing with it! This is all so amazing!!

  2. Wow Jenn..these are stunning!
    You have such a great eye for designs and really make the products shine! SO gorgeous. xx

  3. I just adore what you have done with this set! Your layering is superb!!!

  4. Such sweet creations. Again, I'm amazed by the versatility of this set! You have done such beautiful projects with it that are totally you. I know those pages are sitting so happily in your album now too.

  5. I am amazed that the octopus has so quickly conquered my heart!
    Just aaaamazing work!

  6. Absolutely stunning creations Jennifer, I was toying with the idea of getting this set but now I definitely putting it at the top of my list, well done.x

  7. Absolutely fantastic! Or fintastic? LOL. I seriously love everything you make and these projects are no exception. The colored embossed octopus has so much depth and texture.

  8. Your cards are awesome, but I am truly blown away by your full page and pocket page layouts. The details are beautiful and combine all together for such harmony and set the stage for some great photos.

  9. Always love your projects Jen! Just absolutely beautiful!