KS October 2020 Release - Path Finder and So Wise Creations

Thanks for stopping by my blog! It's the  Kindred Stamps Release Week for October 2020! Today I am sharing a sneak peek of two stamp sets: Path Finder and So WisePath Finder is a 4" x 8" set and So Wise is a 3" x 4" set. These sets and the rest of the October release will be available on Friday, October 30th at 8 AM PST. 

I made four projects featuring these stamp sets and I colored all of the characters with my Copic Sketch alcohol markers. At the bottom of this blog post I included a coloring guide listing the markers I used for these characters. 

Project 1
For my first card I used the small sunflower image to create a earthy monotone background on kraft cardstock, then I colored a big bold sunflower image and placed it in the center to brighten up the card. I heat embossed the sentiment with gold embossing powder onto a brown sentiment strip and placed it on top of the colored sunflower. I attached the princess to the card with foam tape for dimension.
I stamped the sentiment "Go Where the Wind Takes You" and the sunflower image on the inside of the card. I colored the sunflower to look identical to the one on the front of the card.
Project 2
For my second card I created a scene near a river bend featuring this wise old willow tree. The ripples in the water, the sky, and the grassy hillside were all drawn by hand. It's not perfect but I think it works.  I stamped the sentiment "you are so wise" with black Versafine ink.
I stamped the sentiment "You Always Give the Best Advice" on the inside of the card. I also added the humming bird to the inside of the card for a little pop of color.
Project 3
My third card is my favorite of this collection, I just love all the vibrant colors!  I used Tumbled Glass, Shaded Lilac, and Spun Sugar oxide inks to create the pastel sky blend. I used Shabby Shutters, Mowed Lawn and Pine Needles oxides with the Forest stencil to ink the trees in the background.  I covered the ground with Bundled Sage oxide ink.  I used various blue and blue green oxides to create the moving water such as Tumbled Glass, Broken China, and Mermaid Lagoon. I stamped the sentiment "choose your path" with black Versafine ink to finish the background.

I sketched the canoe by hand and colored it with the E20's to create the woodgrain look. I used an xacto knife to cut a small slit in the boat so the princess could stand inside the boat. I used foam tape to attach the character images to the card. Finally, I also added green enamel dots to embellish the card front.
Project 4
As I was coloring up this character I slowly realized I chose the wrong shades for his outfit (oh no!) so I quickly decided to feature the governor as cupid! I used Festive Berries and Black Soot oxide inks with the heart themed stencils (Hearts and Dots and Hearts Stencil) to create the layering backgrounds. I heat embossed the sentiment in gold embossing powder (as reference to the sentiment) onto a black sentiment strip. I added gold sequins to embellish the card too! I used foam tape to adhere the sentiment strip and the character to the card front. 
Thank you for taking the time to stop by my blog! Let me know which project you liked the best by leaving a comment below. Check back later this week for more sneak peaks! Shop the Kindred Stamps release this Friday! 

-Bri

The entire Kindred Stamps September release will be available Friday, Oct 30th at 8AM PST/11AM EST.  Be sure to subscribe to the Kindred Stamps blog to see a daily line up of sneak peeks from our amazing Design Team and see the full product release on Friday!  Come join the Fan Club and release event to be part of the release fun, and you may just win some KS credit!!

Coloring Guide
Princess
Hair: T1, T3, T5, T7, T9
Skin: E00, E11, E13, E15, E04
Lips: E09
Necklace: BG53, BG57, C3
Dress: E30, E31, E33, E35

Elderly Tree
Leaves: G40, G43, G46
Tree Bark: E21, E23, E25, E27
Grass: G20, G21, G24, G28
Water: BG01, BG000, BG0000
Sky: B00, B000, B0000

Hummingbird
Teal: BG23, BG34, BG53
Pink: RV13, RV14, RV17
Feet: Y21
White: W00, W1, W3

Pioneer
Hair: Y21, Y23, Y26
Skin: E0000, E000, E00, E21, E11, E04
Shirt and Vest: B41, B45, B52
Pants: B32, B34, B37, B39
Boots: N3, N5, N7

Governor
Hair: T1, T3, T5, T7, T9
Skin: E0000, E000, E00, E21, E11, E04
Medal: C1, C3, C5, YR23
Sword: C1, C3, C5
Hat and Outfit: RV23, RV25, RV29, R39, N3, N5, N7, N9
Cape: R32, R35, R37, R39, N3, N5, N7, N9

Sunflower
Petals: Y32, Y35, Y38
Leaves:YG61, YG63, YG67

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Comments

  1. What a gorgeous collection of projects! I'm proud that you chose to try freehanding that background--it turned out fantastic! The colors in the couple card are just so beautiful too!

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