WPlus9 June 2012- Fresh Preserves

June 1, 2012

Hey there, everyone!  Welcome to day 2 of the June WPlus9 release week!!  So, what did you think of "Fresh Picked" from yesterday?  Isn't it fabulous?!!  I am seriously LOVING these sets.  Do you want to know why?  Because they can be used together, which makes for even more stamping possibilities!!!  I love it!!

Today we are featuring a new stamp/matching die set called "Fresh Preserves".  This set has a cute little jar, a bunch of sweet sentiments {that just so happen to fit perfectly in the smallest Timeless Tags die!!!} and super tiny fruit stamps.  You are going to love it!!  Here is a little bit of information:

Fresh Preserves
  • is a 4x6 clear photopolymer stamp set
  • 17 high quality photo-polymer stamps; 1 jar image, 1 filler image, 1 label image, 8 berry building images in two sizes, and 6 sentiments that fit inside of the label
  • will be available for purchase June 5th for $14
Preserves Jar Die
  • coordinates with the Fresh Picked stamp set
  • four separate dies wired together that can be easily snipped and separated
  • will be available for purchase June 5th for $8
I went with a shaped card this time around, because it just seemed fitting.  I have a couple different fabrics in there to give it some texture, just like the homey goodness that a jar of homemade jam brings.  Here is what I created!
"Have A Sweet Birthday" supplies:
Cardstock: WPlus9 (oatmeal, kraft)
Paper/Tulle/Jewel: Glitz Design (Pretty In Pink collection)
Stamps: WPlus9 (Fresh Preserves & Fresh Picked sets)
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: berry, magenta & Mixed Media: leather)
Distress Ink/Blending Tool: Tim Holtz (antique linen)
Crocheted Trim/Twine: May Arts
Pins: Maya Road
Flowers: Recollections
Pearl: Michael's brand
Diecut Machines: Cuttlebug & Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridge: Wild Cards by Provo Craft
Circle Cutter: Creative Memories
Sandpaper/Burlap Fabric: craft supply

1. Using a Cricut Expression & Wild Cards cartridge, cut at 5 1/4" from oatmeal cardstock.
2. Cut a 4 inch circle from striped paper; distress the edges. 
3. Distress the edges of a flower paper strip; adhere to the circle. 
4. Trim the excess floral paper from the circle; finish distressing the edges.
5. Wrap tulle around the left side of the floral paper; top with a tulle bow, jewel & heart stickpins.
6. Cut a notched end to a strip of burlap, then adhere across the middle. 
7. Diecut the label, tag & jar from oatmeal & kraft cardstock; distress ink the edges, then stamp the images and sentiment to them.
8. Layer together to the card front, along with crocheted trim, a twine bow and a pink pearl.
9. Add two paper flowers to the lower corner to finish.

Card Challenges:

Don't forget to check out what the rest of the WPlus9 crew has created today, and of course....Dawn always does a giveaway on her blog!! 
Cherry Nelson- our fab guest designer!!
I'll be back tomorrow night with another sweetly stamped card using a new WPlus9 set!!! Have a great day! ♥♥♥
Until later,
~Lea L.


  1. Loving this creation. Enjoy your Saturday – hopefully with being a bit crafty on the side.
    DS4J DT Member
    Doing Life

  2. Love your card so sweet!

  3. WOW this is one of the prettiest cards I've seen in a long while!

  4. I LOVE shaped cards, but I just don't do them enough. This one is gorgeous with its lacy edges mimicking that of the trim on your jam jar! Absolutely beautiful!

  5. Lea this card is seriously A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E!!! Love all the details & girly colors!

  6. So sweet! Love this new set. That jar is darling. :)


  7. Lea, your paper pieced jar looks wonderful on this pretty, shaped birthday card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's "Add a Ribbon" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

  8. A beautiful card Lea! So pretty and girly!
    Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La this week! :)
    Lizy DT x

  9. This is a total winner! Love the colors and the addition of the lace on the jar!

  10. WHAT a festival for the EYEBALLS, Lea! AS well, as a HUGE output of deliciousness and talent ALL the way around! {You ARE a busy GIRRRRLL!} Well done - EVERYTHING to behold is LOVELY! So FABULOUS!

  11. Fabulous card, Lea! I love the trim around the edge of the jar...genius!

  12. This is GORGEOUS!!! LOVE the white burlap--and the tulle bow is just beautiful! :)

  13. Gorgeous card, sweet sentiment and lovely colours. Thanks for sharing with us at Ooh La La this week.

    Pat xx

  14. Simply beautiful Lea! Love the sweet image, fantastic layering and the touch of tulle, so pretty!
    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

  15. What a lovely card, Lea! So glad you played along with the CIC :D

  16. Gorgeous creations...I love your cards! Love that raspberry stamp in the Wplus9 June release...just ordered it! :)

  17. I just haven't left a comment here lately so I thought I'd tell you I love this card! So sweet and pretty, just like all the others you do, I love it!

  18. Wow, this is really beautiful!!


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