Craftie Cafe: Avery Elle Summer Treats

Hi paper crafting peeps and welcome to today’s blog post for Craftie Cafe Online Store. We are kicking off the Summer Season inspiration here in Australia with this “Cool Treats” stampsets and coordinating from Avery Elle.

Jo Herbert - 291117 Summer Card pic 2

I have used one of my favourite techniques “tone on tone”stamping with a clear sticky ink for the background by repeat stamping a single image. This can be such an effective technique when you want to maximize the use of your stamps and have limit supplies of paper packs.

The layout of the card design I have kept rather simple so that this card can be easily mass produced.

Before watercolouring these cute images in I heat embossed with Lawn Fawn white embossing powder on watercolour cardstock.

Jo Herbert - 291117 Summer Card pic 3

Once I have finished watercolouring these images in I die cut them out and mounted them with foam mount adheasive.

Jo Herbert - 291117 Summer Card pic 4

To finish off the card I have stamped the sentiment with Distress Oxide Walnut Stain ink on a strip of white cardstock and placed below the trio of images.Jo Herbert - 291117 Summer Card

Here is the You Tube video on how I made this fun card.


Thanks for watching and visiting my blog.

Happy Paper crafting



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4 Comments Add yours

  1. margessw says:

    That’s a great set of cards ! I love the pastel backgrounds and the yummy cones !

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  2. So glad to have found your wonderful blog Jo! You really are so talented and so inspiring and I’ve just started following your blog. Beautiful cards you have made here Jo, so much fun and well balanced too. You rock my friend! Your video is super too. X

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    1. Angellica, yay I am so glad you found my blog!!! Welcome my friend😍 jo

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      1. 😊 I can’t wait to see more of your beautiful work. X


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