GROWING IN UNITY - DAY 5

BEFORE I start on my GIU post, I wanted to reply to a comment from this week...
I was asked about guy cards.
 
Here are a few posts that have "guy" cards:
 
 
 
 
 
-- Hope that helps in your "guy" card adventures!
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are on Day FIVE of FIVE!
 
It has been so fun to show off all of all this great Unity!
 
And today I have LOTS of pictures to show you:
 
 
Here are the first steps to my card set I'm showing you today...
I stamped the flower from
on eight pieces of cardstock measuring 4.25"x2.5".
 
I then stamped the flower on colored cardstock and paper pieced it together.
MOST of the colored cardstock is from
I manipulated the paper in Photoshop Editor to have the different colors.
The other pattern papers are from a pack I had picked up at Walmart...
 
Here are the cards individually:
 

 
Most of the backgrounds are stamped with
using Versamark Ink.
 
This sentiment is from
Another FABULOUS set that I just love!

 
The base of the cards is paper from Paper Trey Ink.
The twine is from my online store:

 
This sentiment is from

 
This Sentiment is from
 
I really love the way these sentiments are put together!


 
This sentiment is also from the
FAITH set. 
 
I used a different background on this one.
It is called
And again, the sentiment is from
...EVERYTHING WONDERFUL
  

This last one was one of the first ones I made.
The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty
WISHING YOU JOY.
It will be available on my website shortly as it hasn't been spoken for yet!

 
And here is the entire set. I think I need to make a couple of purple ones!
What do you think?
 
Well, it is day 5 of 5...
So this is all you will be seeing from me as a GD for Growing In Unity...
at least until next year!
 
Thanks for all the comments.
I will be picking on lucky person who left a comment during this week to receive TWO Itty Bitty's of their choice and will post it on
SUNDAY - MY BIRTHDAY!!!!
 
 

39 comments:

Karenladd said...

Wow! These are SO beautiful. I love how you paper pieced that flower to make this amazing card set!

SHartl said...

These cards are so beautiful! I just recently got this stamp set and now I'm inspired to ink it up.

Denise Bryant said...

I love this set! What a fun idea to paper piece the flowers. Love all the colors you chose!
It's been a fun GIU week. Thanks for sharing your creations with us. And Happy Birthday to you on Sunday!

Kary said...

What a Beautiful cards set, Rachel!! I love the design and the gorgeous colours. Wonderful idea!!

Kris said...

I think these are fabulous. Love your colors and the image is paried with some prefect sentiments.

NoraAnne said...

These are beautiful! I love the paper pieced flowers!

Cynthia said...

Great projects, Rachel. Thanks for sharing with us this week!

sharon g said...

WOW, these are my favorites from the whole week. I love the polka dots!!!

Ruby said...

WOW What an amazing set of cards. Thank you for the inspiration. Love that stamp. Happy Birthday.

Mandi said...

Love your cards :)

Mandi said...

Love your cards :)

Natasha G.P. said...

What pretty, different cards. I like the flowers, the ragged edging, everything. You hit a home run.

becky said...

Stunning cards! I just ordered the wishing you joy set! Can't wait to play!!
becky

scrapclose2theheart said...

I love that you made a set of cards to show for your last day. It has been great to visit you this week. I will be coming back. TFS Hugs~Patti

Gaylynn said...

Wowsa...that's a lot of cards. I think this is gorgeous collection. Happy birthday and have a great weekend. :)

Crystal said...

That is A LOT of paper piecing and fancy cutting! Your cards all look super amazing, love the variety of sentiments used!

Sue D said...

Great set of cards--I like the paper piecing and the chicken wire background.
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Miriam Prantner said...

I love this itty bitty, and used it to make so,e card sets for teachers last year. Loving your set too, ,I that have to case it! Great way to end the week!

Katherine said...

I love the set you made! the chicken wire & torn edge combo is great too. Happy EARLY birthday!

Scrappin' Diva said...

Beautiful sets of cards! TFS! Happy birthday!

Gwen said...

These really turned out great! Love that torn brown paper!

Paula-Scrap Addict said...

I saw these on facebook, they are all beautiful! nicely done :-)

Noelle Reese said...

AWESOME card set! I love every single one of them! You do amazing work!

Curt in Indy said...

This is a great set of cards! Just beautiful. Best, Curt

Miwa said...

The cards are gorgeous! Hope you have a wonderful birthday on Sunday! It's been a fun week seeing your projects - thank you! :)

Kris B said...

Lovely card set! Love the torn edge! Thanks for a great GIU week! TFS Have a very happy birthday!

Julie Odil said...

These are all just fabulous! I love that poppy and your chicken wire backgrounds add so much. Stunning!

Chris D. said...

Wow! What a gorgeous set of cards!

Corrie said...

Love this set my daughter loves purple so in my house it's a must have

Angeline Choo said...

WOAH!! These are stunning! I love the colors and the flowers

Lucy said...

You have been busy! These are really pretty-what a great set!

Rachel W K said...

i really love the whole set you created. every color combo is gorgeous, and you dressed up the flowers perfectly! congrats on a fun week and have a happy birthday!
-Rachel w k
rwkrafts.com

JPScraps said...

The card set is BEAUTIFUL!!

cghundley said...

What a pretty card
set! The stamped
backgrounds came
out very nice.
Great looking cards.
Carla from Utah

jmahugger said...

Stunning cards!! Love all the colors!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

That is one fabulous assortment of floral cards!

Scrapper Myra said...

What a great spectacular tremendous beautiful bunch of cards!!!! Lovely!

angie reece said...

these are amazing!

Pryn said...

This set is gorgeous!!! I am completely in love with the entire design!!!

Hope you a had a wonderful birthday :)