Sunday, June 2, 2019

ESAD - New Catalogue Blog Hop

Welcome to another ESAD Blog Hop, where we are showcasing some of the amazing products in the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalogue that starts on 4 June!  Whether you have hopped on over from Cathy's blog, or are just starting here, follow the links at the bottom of each post until you get back to where you started from.  If you get lost along the way, you can see a full list of the blogs at the end of this post.

Do you know that feeling of love at first sight?  I certainly felt it when I saw just a snippet of the Perennial Essence DSP, pictured above, which is part of the Perennial Essence Suite which you can see on page 107 of the new annual catalogue. It is created using photographs of absolutely stunning impressionistic floral images, and when you see the DSP in person you can see the texture of the paint and the canvas which I hadn't initially realised but made me love it even more.

Not only does this suite have beautiful DSP, it also features the lovely Floral Essence stamp set and coordinating Perennial Flower punch.  For the flower feature on this card I have used this combo to create the vellum flower which gives a softness to the card. In great news the leaf image from this stamp set also coordinates with the carry over Leaf Punch.  I simply stamped onto vellum using my coloured inks, then used clear embossing powder to set the ink, this gives a lovely glossy finish to the flower and leaves. 

You might notice the lovely lace I used under the sentiment, it is from the Bird Ballad suite and I have coloured a piece of it with dark Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Blends and layered this over an uncoloured piece, off-setting the scallops of the lace. I adore how this turned out and can't wait to try it out with other colours.  The sentiment is cut using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies, also part of the Bird Ballad suite. 

I used the same techniques to create the flower on the top of the little silver tin, but once the embossing had cooled down I used my bone folder to curl the leaves. It is important to protect the embossing during this process, so I simply cut some flowers from photocopy paper and lined them up with the embossed flowers before curling. I used four of the leaf image and lined them up on the top of the tin before adding the flower on top.  

I hope you have been inspired by my creations and love the Perennial Essence Suite as much as I do, but for now it is time to hop on over and see what the lovely and talented Rebecca is giving us a sneak peek of.

Happy Stamping

Product List

Participant List
  1. Lou Kitzelman
  2. Rochelle Blok
  3. Kelly Kent
  4. Jo Stubbings
  5. Nicole Wilson
  6. Denise Buetler
  7. Sandra Mastello
  8. Rochelle Laird-Smith
  9. Siobhan Fitzsimmons
  10. Shannon Kissane
  11. Libby Dyson
  12. Jo Weedon
  13. Peta Stephen
  14. Carly Middleton
  15. Lisa Whitehead
  16. Bronwyn Eastley
  17. Cathy Pinchbeck
  18. Monique Fielder ----  You Are Here
  19. Rebecca Scurr
  20. Richelle Fletcher
  21. Jackie Noble
  22. Mandy Depiazzi
  23. Sharon Dalton
  24. Maree McIntosh
  25. Samantha White


  1. Beautiful use of this lovely dsp. Thank you for your inspiration

  2. Youre a bit clever, Mon!! Stunning!!

  3. Love your projects Mon, especially the cylindrical box. Beautiful work

  4. Beautiful project set Monique! I love the decorated tin - what a great way to use the DSP! This is going to be one to chop and not hoard. It's far too lovely to be tucked away in a cupboard! Kelly x

  5. Stunning projects, I love the look of the double lace!

  6. Two gorgeous proejcts Monique! A stunning way to showcase the products from this suite! Love the coloured lace trim too! Thanks for sharing! Rochelle xo

  7. Gorgeous, Monique!! Such a beautiful little set, I love that tin. That little strip of coloured lace is a very clever and effective addition.

  8. Beuatiful projects Monique, this DSP is going to be a must-have! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Wow Monique, your projects are beautiful. I love the glossy finish on your flowers and leaves.

  10. I love the way you have coloured the lace ribbon on this card and that little tin decorated is just so sweet. The perfect combo!

  11. I love these projects and your embossed vellum flowers are gorgeous. The tin looks amazing how you have decorated it.

  12. OH how lovely! That tin is so sweet and pretty. x

  13. Love these, Monique. The glossy finish to the flowers and the coloured lace are gorgeous!

  14. What a gorgeous set! Love the vellum flowers, they are so effective!!

  15. Lovely. The tin is so cute.


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