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Summer Sun Collaboration: Day 6

June 14, 2014

As the summer sun begins to rise and the temps heat up, what better way to beat the heat than crafting!  Join us all this week for a special collaboration with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft. We’re sharing fun projects here on our blog using Paper Crafter Crayons and Double Scoop Gelatos AND you’ll find projects from the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft designers on their blog featuring our stamps.  We want you to join in the fun, too, so don’t miss the giveaway details at the end of this post.


We finish our fun collaboration with this elegant card by Angela! She’s combined stamping, Gelatos, Glaze, and even Gesso to create the shine and color on her card!



Download complete project supplies and instructions by clicking HERE.

We hope this week has left you inspired and ready to stamp, color, and even… MELT! Thanks to all of YOU for joining us and thanks to the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft designers for playing along, too.

And don’t forget the big giveaway—there’s still time to enter:


Are you ready to win a full set of Paper Crafter Crayons and three stamps from Penny Black?  Simply leave a comment each day this week here and on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft blog to be entered to win.  And for a bonus entry, be sure to “like” our Facebook page and the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft page and leave a comment there, too! (Giveaway closes Sunday, June 15th at 11:59 PST.) 

Shop for today’s featured Penny Black supplies:

79 Comments leave one →
  1. June 14, 2014 12:24 am

    What a lovely effect achieved with gelatos !

  2. Di Brown permalink
    June 14, 2014 12:45 am

    Lovely card, I love my gelatos

  3. June 14, 2014 12:49 am

    Super watercolours; they look so eal!

  4. June 14, 2014 12:49 am

    What a lovely effect!

  5. MelodyJ permalink
    June 14, 2014 12:56 am

    Gorgeous card!

  6. puffinliz permalink
    June 14, 2014 2:29 am

    Love this stamp and this technique is stunning!

  7. Jane Crisci permalink
    June 14, 2014 3:02 am

    Such a beautiful card using artist mediums!

  8. Christine W permalink
    June 14, 2014 3:39 am

    Beautiful card, t love the technique.

  9. June 14, 2014 4:23 am

    Pretty look… and vibrant colors.

  10. Barb Housner permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:23 am

    wowsers – that is the best way to start a morning with such a beautiful card thanks for sharing

  11. Davinia C. permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:30 am

    Love the effect!

  12. June 14, 2014 4:35 am

    Beautiful once again

  13. June 14, 2014 4:39 am

    Absolutely stunning. I can’t believe how beautiful that gelato colours is.

  14. pelArgoNNiA permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:41 am

    This is such a pretty card! Love the colors and especially the gesso dots! Never would have thought of that!

  15. Carol H. permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:57 am

    Love the creativity using the products. Can’t wait to go play with mine. Thanks for the inspiration.

  16. KT Fit Kitty permalink
    June 14, 2014 5:10 am

    Beautiful flowers! A very classy card! I’m really loving this collaboration inspiration!

  17. mjmarmo permalink
    June 14, 2014 5:19 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! This has been a match made in heaven!

  18. Dianne Crowe permalink
    June 14, 2014 5:31 am

    Very effective. Love the look of this technique.

  19. Sue D permalink
    June 14, 2014 5:47 am

    Beautiful poppy card!!

  20. June 14, 2014 6:03 am

    Gorgeous!! I love the background and the colors!!!

  21. June 14, 2014 6:31 am

    The rich colors are just what the poppy needed to make it fabulous!

  22. akbutte permalink
    June 14, 2014 6:34 am

    this series of cards has just been amazing!

  23. Trisha permalink
    June 14, 2014 7:01 am

    This is an amazing card. Love the colors and the poppies.

  24. June 14, 2014 7:27 am

    This week has been full of inspiration! Thank you for priming the pump!!!

  25. Donna Whitten permalink
    June 14, 2014 7:29 am

    Such a pretty card! Such deep rich colors! I have really enjoyed this week, thanks for sharing. It’s been a learning experience.

  26. Leanne S permalink
    June 14, 2014 7:30 am

    WOW! This looks fabulous.

  27. June 14, 2014 7:31 am

    I miss having poppies in my garden. They are always so bright and cheerful.
    Angela caught their beauty in her coloring. Great picture.

  28. June 14, 2014 7:40 am

    So beautifully done! Absolutely gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing how it was done!

  29. Kailash permalink
    June 14, 2014 7:49 am

    Absolutely gorgeous poppies, Angela’s coloring is fantastic. Love the card design too!!

  30. June 14, 2014 8:00 am

    Angela did such a gorgeous job on this card. Stunning.

  31. knurse22 permalink
    June 14, 2014 8:07 am

    What a great wrap-up! Love this card. Makes me want to get out my gelatos and give it a try! Thanks for some amazing tips this week, as well as great inspiration!

  32. June 14, 2014 8:19 am

    Now this is a BEAUTY!!!! Can’t wait to give this a try…have the stamps on order! Love, love,love the look!!! TFS and for a chance to win!

  33. June 14, 2014 8:33 am

    Love gelatos and these poppies are awesome….want to learn more!!!!

  34. Anita permalink
    June 14, 2014 8:34 am


  35. Iris Soscia permalink
    June 14, 2014 8:45 am

    Amazing and beautiful card – love the use of gelatos.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  36. RedGem permalink
    June 14, 2014 9:06 am

    I just love this card… must get my gelatos out.

  37. June 14, 2014 9:21 am

    This card, like all the cards you’ve featured this week, is beautiful! I love the poppies and the techniques used. I have totally enjoyed being inspired this week. Thank you!

  38. June 14, 2014 9:22 am

    I love the effects you’ve achieved here – the dimension is fantastic!!!

  39. NancyW permalink
    June 14, 2014 9:24 am

    Beautiful card. The gelatos look like a lot of fun to use, I’ll have to try them.

  40. Amy Marshall permalink
    June 14, 2014 9:38 am

    Beautiful. My gelatos never look this good!

  41. Jacqueline V. permalink
    June 14, 2014 9:59 am

    Love those poppes.

  42. June 14, 2014 10:22 am

    beautiful card and always enjoy the flowers

  43. June 14, 2014 10:37 am

    Oooh how lovely! Angela’s flowers look amazing! I want to try this with my gelatos too!!! Thanks!

  44. Laurie M permalink
    June 14, 2014 10:54 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! Love the use of gelatos and pens!

  45. Ania P. permalink
    June 14, 2014 11:03 am

    beautiful card!

  46. Patt H. permalink
    June 14, 2014 11:25 am

    A stunning card! The poppies are so realistic.Now I need some gelatos!!

  47. Clelie permalink
    June 14, 2014 12:59 pm

    Saving the best for last!…how beautiful! I have loved every designer’s inspirational offerings to us…thank you all for the exciting inspirations!

  48. Denise Bryant permalink
    June 14, 2014 1:14 pm

    Beautiful card! Love all these ideas for using Gelatos since I just got some! Poppy Trio is an awesome stamp design!

  49. barbara lassiter permalink
    June 14, 2014 1:24 pm

    I need a poppy stamp and this looks like the one I need.:) Gorgeous card and thanks for the great instructions! It looks like this would be a fun technique to try!

  50. Chiara permalink
    June 14, 2014 1:40 pm

    I’d like try melting…

  51. ruby t permalink
    June 14, 2014 2:02 pm

    The technique of melting the Paper Crafter Crayons is looking like so much fun. Love the Poppy stamp and how you extended the color beyond the black outline.

  52. rains permalink
    June 14, 2014 3:00 pm

    Absolutely beautiful! I love the stamp and the techniques.

  53. Judy B permalink
    June 14, 2014 3:50 pm

    What a gorgeous card!! Thanks for sharing.

  54. Debbie permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:06 pm

    Beautiful techniques and projects. I need to try these!

  55. Gabriella B permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:16 pm

    This project is simply stunning

  56. Louise permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:33 pm

    This is the most beautiful card of the hop, in my opinion. I am in complete love with Penny Black stamps, and the Faber-Castell colors used are popping off the page. I would love to try this, so I would love to win the products. Thanks so much for the chance, and thanks for this gorgeous card.

  57. Carla Hundley permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:36 pm

    So very pretty!
    Carla from Utah

  58. Robin B. permalink
    June 14, 2014 4:42 pm

    Gorgeous, love the flowers!

  59. Sandy permalink
    June 14, 2014 5:03 pm

    This is gorgeous!

  60. Flo permalink
    June 14, 2014 7:22 pm

    Very pretty.

  61. Gavi Slutzkin permalink
    June 14, 2014 7:59 pm

    So whimsical and beautiful about this card…Just love it!

  62. Di Wong permalink
    June 14, 2014 8:33 pm

    Beautiful. I love Penny Black and Faber Castell.

  63. Scrappin' Diva - Cindy B permalink
    June 14, 2014 8:46 pm

    What a lovely card! TFS!

  64. Kelly Flaherty permalink
    June 14, 2014 9:24 pm

    Poppy Trio literally shines with your talent and Faber Castell’s Gelatos. LOVE this card!

  65. Kristen V permalink
    June 14, 2014 10:32 pm

    Beautiful card. I love the flowers and the background.

  66. June 14, 2014 10:32 pm

    Amazing card! Love those poppies!

  67. Dana permalink
    June 15, 2014 12:24 am

    That’s such a beautiful card! I love all the detail and the black just sets all the colors off.

  68. June 15, 2014 4:17 am

    How can a person like a card so much??!! Beautiful!!

  69. June 15, 2014 6:12 am

    Gorgeous card, a work of art!

  70. June 15, 2014 6:50 am

    Love these poppies !! Great card

  71. Annie Lou permalink
    June 15, 2014 7:57 am

    Love This !!!!

  72. Janie T permalink
    June 15, 2014 8:54 am

    Beautiful card.

  73. Pat Preszler permalink
    June 15, 2014 9:17 am

    They are beautiful cards. I love the effects achieved with the gelatos

  74. Glenda Dopking permalink
    June 15, 2014 10:47 am

    Sheer BEAUTY! I just love Poppy Trio and this is just a magnificent piece of art work! It is just amazing what results you can get with Gelatos and the Glaze. Still new to my Gelatos and can’t wait to try the other products used this week. What a wonderful way to end an inspiring week of stamping, stencilling and using our dies. Thanks to everyone.

    Glenda D
    2 Crafty Canadian Paws

  75. June 15, 2014 12:05 pm

    WHAT a pretty card!!!!

  76. Sandy Small permalink
    June 15, 2014 12:52 pm

    Lovely card, cool crayons!

  77. Alexia M. permalink
    June 15, 2014 6:44 pm

    So beautiful, love the flowers and background coloring. May I know what paper do you use for the stamping and coloring, it looks gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.

  78. June 15, 2014 9:18 pm

    Love the coloring.

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