Thursday, May 18, 2017

Joy Clair & Imagine Blog Hop & Give Away

Welcome to Day 2 
of the incredible joint blog hop/giveaway with 

Today I want to share a pocket letter that I created using Hello Sentiments (JC-02110), Doodle Flowers (JC-20107) and Be Joyful Bird.  Here's how I made them....

1. Spritz on Fireworks! and a bit of irRESISTible Pico Embellishers.

2. Stencil on text and various designs using Radiant Neon inks and a sponge dauber.

3. While the background is drying time to work on the stamped images... Stamp and tint the mason jars on vellum using Blue Hawaii StazOn ink.

4. Stamp mason jar on each card as a guide where to add flowers/stems as well as placement for the vellum mason jar.

5. Ink up cardstock for a bit of die-cut grass.

6. Stamp and color a variety of flowers and a couple birds. To get a reverse image of the bird I stamped the bird on my craft mat using VersaFine ink then placed a piece of cardstock over the image. Burnish a bit with my hand, lift and ta-da! Revere image ready to go.

The sentiments were all stamped on white cardstock then trimmed and added to each card. I love the lavender sprigs. 

Here you can see how nice the reverse image bird turned out.  Most of the flowers were stamped on white cardstock, colored, fussy cut then mounted on the ATC's in layers.

It's so much fun coloring with the Memento Dual Tip Markers. You can lay down a darker color on the craft mat, pick it up with a lighter shade then color to create a nice blended effect. It is demonstrated best on the Heart Flower. Tangelo was picked up with Dandelion and Rhubarb Stalk was picked up with Love Letter.

Give Away Time!!

Thanks so much for stopping and be sure to leave comments (one per blog) during these two days of hopping so you can be entered to win a one of two $25 Joy Clair Stamps Gift Cards or one of two $25 Gift Cards from Imagine!!! Winners will be announced on the Joy Clair and Imagine Blogs at the end of the month.


Roni Johnson (You are Here)


Joy Clair: 
Hello Sentiments (JC-02110)
Doodle Flowers (JC-20107) 
Be Joyful Bird

Fireworks Spray! - Danube Blue, Dandelion, Lilac Posies, Pear Tart, Paris Dusk
irRESISTible Pico Embellisher - Wedding Dress, Electric Blue
Memento Dye Inks
Sponge Dauber
Memento Dual Tip Markers
VersaFine - Onyx Black
StazOn Ink - Blue Hawaii

White Cardstock
My Favorite Things - Grass Dies
Baseball Card Holder


  1. Your pocket letter is beautiful! What a treat it would be to receive this in the mail!

  2. Wow! What an awesome pocket letter! I love the colorful background that you created for each pocket and the stamps you used look perfect in this format!

  3. Wow! What an awesome pocket letter! I love the colorful background that you created for each pocket and the stamps you used look perfect in this format!

  4. LOVE this idea, Roni! It showcases the stamp collection so nicely ... and the color is FAB!

  5. Oh my goodness, I just realized how much I truly love making these little mini card sets! I have so many sleeves and haven't used them in awhile! I think now its time and what better to use then Joy Claire's stamp sets! Great future project for church ladies and gents! Thanks for reminding me! These set you have made, you outdid yourself! They are so cute and I can appreciate all the darling little flowers! Great work!!

  6. Love your fun pocket letter, Roni! Lots of great details! Love the jars with flowers and the pretty colors!

  7. Love pocket letters.
    Your flowers are fantastic
    and the little birds are so
    thanks for sharing a wonderful

  8. All of the letters are beautiful, my favorite is "Gorgeous" I love flowers. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Roni, love your pocket letters! What techniques you have shown here with all the Imagine products and Joy Clair stamps. Thanks for the inspiration and thanks for joining Joy Clair in this wonderful bloghop!

  10. Hi girl, love it. You always make fun and pretty items.

  11. Such a fun collection of ATC's for your pocket letter. Love the pinks, purples and blues and the fun flowers!

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  13. I love, love your pocket card. The techniques and colors are so beautiful. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration.

  14. Love all these cards. Made me smile.

  15. Beautiful pocket letters. Great colors. Love so much

  16. I love these! They are all so pretty and I love the details you did with the background stamping. So pretty! Beautiful job!

  17. Love the color and the design.

  18. These are absolutely lovely ... someone would be thrilled to receive that in the mail.


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