Groovin’ With the Go-to Gals: Springy Tulip Cards

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Jennifer McGuire

Hello! Jennifer McGuire here. I am so thrilled with the change in weather lately. The sun is out and the flowers are blooming. Yay! I thought I would bring some of that happiness inside by creating a happy set of notecards with a floral stamp, a bit of texture, and some yummy colors.

These cards came together so quickly but have a lot of interest to them, thanks to the products I used. The colorful pieces are Bazzill’s Dotted Swiss cardstock. I love that this cardstock comes in a pack with three shades per color. And the subtle raised dots? Perfect for adding a little pizzazz to a simple design.

7019001899 9f1dafc62a Groovin With the Go to Gals: Springy Tulip CardsOne of my favorite things about Bazzill cardstock is how nicely clear embossed images show up on them, giving a slightly darker and shiny raised image. This Hero Arts Newspaper Tulips stamp is perfect for the spring and stands out nicely on these yummy Bazzill colors.

7019001389 67372d92c6 Groovin With the Go to Gals: Springy Tulip CardsI decided to use a greeting that would work for many occasions: “love you” from the Technique Tuesday Love Always Wins set. I also embossed this greeting but in white. And yes, you can layer embossing on top of embossing!

7019003609 af5fb5f054 Groovin With the Go to Gals: Springy Tulip CardsAnd finally, I put each stamped piece on a matching notecard from Hero Arts. Simple! And now I have lots of cards ready to send out to friends and family. That feels good!

Guess what? I have some goodies for a lucky reader! Just leave a comment here by Friday, March 30th at 5 pm MST for your chance to win a pack of Bazzill Dotted Swiss Cardstock and the Hero Arts Newspaper Tulips stamp. Good luck!

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Happy spring to you,

Jennifer McGuire, Paper Crafts Go-to Gal

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334 Responses to Groovin’ With the Go-to Gals: Springy Tulip Cards

  1. Judy says:

    Lovely set of cards! I love the tulip stamp and the Bazzill paper.

  2. Jean Marmo says:

    These are brilliant!! LOve this idea!!

  3. I’m loving this dotted cardstock. Thanks for a chance to win!

  4. Love those cards!! Would love the products to be able to make them myself!

  5. Janice M says:

    What a great set of cards! The colours are gorgeous!

  6. Olive M says:

    Those cards are gorgeous and the colors are beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win.

  7. Sue Alg says:

    Always love dotted swiss papers. I love the idea of the graduated colors and embossing. So simple, but looks so great. Thanks for sharing and give me inspiration.

  8. Brandy s says:

    Love bazzill paper and need some new markers. Those cards are great!

  9. Beth W says:

    These are gorgeous-Jennifer always inspires me.

  10. Emily h says:

    These cards are very happy and lovely too!

  11. Maria C. says:

    Awesome cards and I too love the Swiss dots collection! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  12. Simone Naoum says:

    WOW! Such a gorgeous set of cards! Love the rainbow of colours! So pretty :)

  13. Kathy says:

    These cards are SO pretty! I would love to win some of that gorgeous paper!

  14. Janet Trapp says:

    Would love to win. Thanks for the info on the stamps and techniques awesome!!!~~~
    God bless,

  15. shari says:

    I like these cards! Perfect for a set to give teachers! :)

  16. cher says:

    HiJen…luv luv your cute cards…I have that stamp but cannot wait to get my dot paper…luv Baz’s dot stuff…

  17. Cass says:

    Brilliant idea! Love the bright colours.

  18. Kailash says:

    So much inspiration, Jennifer your cards are amazing…I would love to win…thanks for the chance !!

  19. Jamie says:

    Love Love love these card! They are so Awesome!!!! Thx for the chance for us all to win!

  20. Barbara says:

    OOOO! I love the card stock and I definitely need some spring flowers since we don’t get to love the bulb-producers here in Florida without special “arrangements”! I miss them so much!

  21. Brenda Lubrant says:

    You are such a wonderful inspiration to all of us, Jennifer. Your card technique today is really outstanding. I cannot wait to try it. Thank you.

  22. Mary Donovan says:

    A breath of springtime in these colors. Thanks for the idea!

  23. wendee deal says:

    i love these cards. Thanks.

  24. karenladd says:

    Oh, I LOVE this stamp!! Using the same stamp with different inks makes for a gorgeous card set!

  25. Pam says:

    Gorgeous cards! So simple, yet so elegant! So Jennifer! Thanks for sharing your brilliance with us. You rock!

  26. tricia dee says:

    Love these cards – such yummy colors!

  27. Gorgeous!! Jennifer McGuire always makes gorgeous cards and I was so excited to see her post here! I have to see if I can find some of that paper in those glorious blue shades because the stamps really POP! :) Thanks for the chance to win …

  28. That is such an elegant card design. Love the simple elegance.

  29. Debbie Koehler says:

    I love these cards!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Debbie K.

  30. Shirley Lee says:

    Oh, Jennifer, I love what you did with those cards. I’m going to make some of them tomorrow. They are adorable! I’ve always been a fan of Bazzill card stock and love what you are offering for a prize. Absolutely awesome! Thanks for sharing, you generous lady!
    Shirley L.
    Roseville, CA

  31. Janet Sisk says:

    Love your tulip cards! That dotty paper is awesome. Thanks for a chance to win some. :D

  32. Melinda says:

    Beautiful Cards! Love the Bazzill Cardstock, need to get some. Thank you for all your talent and inspiration.

  33. What fabulous paper! Love what you did with it and the embossing! I’d love to try my hand at it too! ;o)

  34. Barbara A. says:

    What such a neat idea…so fresh looking tulips too! Thanks for sharing with us all!

  35. Gwen says:

    Love this card set! The tulip stamp is adorable and the papers are stunning!

  36. LorraineN says:

    Oh these cards are so pretty! Love the design and colors!

  37. Gerri K says:

    I love the look of the clear embossing on this dotted swiss card stock. And that more I see that hero arts tulip stamp, the more I want it.

  38. Heaney says:

    how lovely…bright colour, awesome embossing!

  39. Laura M says:

    Simply stunning. Love the paper and the design. And, it’s not too complicated. Thanks for the inspiration!!

  40. Cheryl says:

    Really like these cards! Have not seen the dotted Swiss cardstock before. Would love to be able to make them.

  41. Lynn says:

    Love, Love LOVE the tulip newspaper stamp & what you did with the rainbow of dotted swiss cardstock. Wowsers! This would make me so happy to have that stamp in my hands while I am anticipating & waiting for my PINK tulips to blossom any day in my front yard. Tulips are my absolute favorite!!

  42. Gabriele says:

    I love these cards: I love the colour-gradients, what a great idea! The Hero Art stamp is so perfect for this kind of card.

    And I also love the Bazzill paper; I do not have the Swiss Dots yet, but I regularly use the Bazzill cardstock. In my opinion, it is not only a matter of patterned paper to make a beautiful card or LO. The basics have to be of a good quality!

    Thanks for sharing the cards, such a great spring-inspiration!

  43. Ruth says:

    Such lovely cards!

  44. Helene says:

    This is suche a great idea and an easy way to make a great stationary set!
    Thanks for the chance to win those gorgeous papers!

  45. Katarina says:

    Wonderful cards, jennifer! So full of spring colours and happiness. Thanks for the chance to win those fab papers and that stamp is also on my wish list.

  46. Tanja S. says:

    Great cards and I would love to win a Hero Arts stamp and some great Bazzill paper. I am rather fond of tulips since I was born in Holland.

  47. Diane B says:

    what a great set of cards, so cheerful! and the paper pack just screams fun!

  48. Fantastic idea! Love all the colours!

  49. I really love the look of your colourful cards…
    thanks for the chance to win.

  50. Fabulous prize! The wheels are turning with ideas and inspiration. Loving the colors of the Bazzill cardstock!

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