Saturday, October 24, 2015

October Leading Lady Keren Baker | Take Four

Our Leading Lady, Keren Baker is back for her fabulous fourth performance!  If you missed her smashing debut you must see it...CLICK HERE or her delightful and innovative second performance showcasing cut files CLICK HERE or her third triumphant performance where she goes 3D CLICK HERE.  

We don't think we are alone in being glad that October has 5 Saturdays!  This week Keren will have you in the party mood! 

Hey! How are you all. 

Thanks for all your lovely comments- I've loved reading them all!

Due to being slightly intellectually challenged..I hadn't clocked that there were in fact 5 Saturdays in October ! So- without wanting to disappoint you, you've me for next Saturday too! 

This week; different styles of party invitations. 

First up...bold and bright
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I thought I'd create some chinese lanterns in a night sky using The Party stamp set. It's such a great versatile set and I started off with a white card blank and added the yellow light areas first and then put in the black around the edges with distress inks. Add a little pearlescent mist and some glitter to add some theatre. The lanterns are simply coloured with Copics.

Next I'd thought we'd do more of a rainbow fun party card. I took my inspiration from one of the balloon arches you see at celebrations.

Using The Party set again with a semicircular acetate frame to add the balloons to. 

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I added colour using distress inks again. The balloons are actually super shiny as you can see below (oh and don't miss the extra sequin on the balloon where the card fell over whilst drying and the glossy accents stuck to the desktop !!)

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Lastly, I thought I'd do a simple and delicate style- using stamped vellum. I've fussy cut the flowers from In Bloom: Addie's Garden

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If you look carefully, I've used the tag from Essentials: Katharine Cutaways and on the tag, I've dry embossed the chevron pattern from Creative Screenings Scenery: V for cheVron Creative Screenings.
Hope there are some ideas here to inspire you a little when creating invites or cards for Parties.


Don't forget about the $30 gift voucher that Shay & Julie have so kindly donated. Pop over to my blog if want to know how you can win it!

Next week will be a mix..there's a whole lot of shiny new exciting products on the way.. and you'll see some of them for my last Saturday next week!



  1. Keren! you've once again proven that the W&W sets are as versatile as they come!!! I just can't stop staring at that night sky... I want a balloon arch for my birthday, and OH be still my heart ... vellum and I have a thing ... what can I say? Gorgeous cards ... and there's that Addie making me want her more! I cannot wait for the newest goodies, and to see you work their wonder!
    =] Michele

  2. Drooling! Keren really is a LEADING LADY. Each one of thes invitations makes me want to go out and party until the break of day.

  3. Oh Keren...your cards are awesome! Love the 3 D vellum, your festive rainbow balloon arch and that dramatic sky with the bold and rich lanterns...just lovely!
    Bonus for us that there are 5 Saturday's this month!

  4. Oh wow Keren you have such fun ideas :) Love them all and im glad you have 5 weeks I am excited to see what you do next.
    Kate xx

  5. Wonderful cards. My favorite is the lantern card. I love the glow you created with them.

  6. Wonderful variety of cards. I like the colorful balloons.

  7. Wow wow wow, these are outstanding!!!

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  9. STUNNING cards Keren!!!
    EACH and EVERY one of them DELIGHTS and EXCITES - I think I will have to try my hand at ALL of them!!!
    LOVE the GORGEOUS background and lanterns, AMAZING inking and design!!!
    LOVE the FUN balloons and hanging sentiment, ANOTHER FABULOUS design, including the oops moment that added to the creative design. I find that my oops often "encourage" me to make changes that end up making it better than planned :)
    LOVE your ELEGANT chevrons and vellum too, a DELICATE design, SO BEAUTIFUL too!!!
    ... I am SO GLAD that October has FIVE Saturdays, I can't wait to see what you have to share with us next week!!!

  10. Absolutely fabulous creations!! Each one is so unique and fun!

  11. These are all gorgeous, but - that sky!! WOW!! I wish I could do one that amazing!!

  12. Again, fantastic cards! Absolutely love what you did on the first one... great effect!

  13. Wow! Those lanterns look great all lit up like that. And a balloon arch. Fantastic. Such creative uses of W&W stamps. And then there's embossing with a stencil. I must try that.

  14. Wow-za! Keren, you are super creative with that balloon arc card!! The lentern card is so amazing.


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