Happy KSS Monday, with a Sunflower Bucket List Note Pad
Today’s project was inspired by a friend. Before celebrating her 50th birthday she made her first jump skydiving (and with her mom too!!!). I recall her comment after the jump … “that was one for the bucket list!”
This tall narrow notepad is an official KSS “Bucket List” created with Multi-Step Giant Sunflowers Clear Stamps, Big & Bold Swashes Clear Stamps, Playful Alphabet Buddy Clear Stamps and 1/2 Pint Playful Alphabet Buddy Clear Stamps. 😉
Instead of using daisies (sorry, dark humor), I decided to stamp some cheery and sunny sunflowers. 🙂 The masking for the letters, flowers, and leaves were done using the “clear embossing masking technique” (more info about this technique can be found HERE ). First I stamped the word “bucket”, then the flowers and leaves followed by the drop shadow for “bucket”. Next time I think I will apply clear imboss directly to the white cardstock (for white letters), then add the drop shadow … followed by filling in the background behind the letters with leaves making the word “bucket” pop more.
If you’re interested in stamping a Bucket List notepad (or a narrow list pad in general) the numbered list PDF template for inside page can be downloaded by going HERE.
When posting my Giant Red Sunflower Tag Card, I realized the original had slipped through the “blogging cracks” and I never shared it … so here it is. 🙂
Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a wonderful (and of course … inky) week!
Don’t forget to check out what the KS Crew has cooked up for you today!
Stamps: [Bucket List Note Pad] – Multi-Step Giant Sunflowers Clear Stamps, Big & Bold Swashes Clear Stamps, Playful Alphabet Buddy Clear Stamps and 1/2 Pint Playful Alphabet Buddy Clear Stamps.
[CARD] – Multi-Step Giant Sunflower Clear Stamps, Never a Loss 4 Words Clear Stamps and Ready 4 Any Holiday Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: [Bucket List Note Pad] – Solar White Classic Crest and Environment Desert Storm from Neenah wraparound chipboard. (Inside Cover): Honey Velvet Solid Velvet Paper for sei. [CARD] – Shimmery White, Kraft and Always Artichoke from SU! Golden Luster and Mango from The Paper Co.
Download: [Bucket List Note Pad] – inside list – go HERE
Inks: (all Memento Inks) – [Bucket List Note Pad] – Sunflowers & Lady Bug: Please see Multi Step Giant Sunflower Color Recipe for the 4 different color variations used. Sentiment: “Bucket” – Toffee Crunch w/ Espresso Truffle drop shadow. “List” – Potter’s Clay w/ Potter’s Clay so 1x drop shadow. Swash: Toffee Crunch. [CARD/Inside] – Sunflower & Leaf – same CR as on cover. Lady Bug: Step #3 – Tuxedo Black, Step #2 – Rhubarb Stalk, Step #1 – Lady Bug. Sentiment: Cottage Ivy and Pear Tart.
Embellishments: [Bucket List Note Pad] Fine detail clear embossing powder & VersaMark ink. 1/2″ Bind-It-All silver wire from Zutter. [CARD] – Slot punch and Spiral punch from SU! Adhesive rhinestone & orange gingham ribbon from Michael’s. [Inside Card] Atyou Spica pen – Black (ladybug trail). Green adhesive rhinestone from Michael’s.