Welcome to another Featured Artist/Designer Spotlight. Today we’re thrilled to welcome Laurie Willison. Before we show you Laurie’s project, let’s get to know her a little bit more…

LaurieWillisonProfilePic-02122015-250WHi!  My name is Laurie Willison.  I am a part time SAHM and part time RN.  I have 2 kiddos at home and an amazing husband who puts up with my hobby!  I started scrapbooking in 1997 and was taken over by card making in 2007!  I absolutely love this hobby!  It has given me such an amazing creative outlet and I have met so many wonderful friends because of it!  You can find me over at my blog, Soapbox Creations!

I currently design for Papertrey Ink and Reverse Confetti!  I am also on the Challenge Team over at Curtain Call.   I love Paper Crafters Library and I am thrilled to be back!


CAS Card

Today’s card is a super CAS card that I made using a sketch.  When I find myself with a crazy case of Stampers Block, I will usually search Pinterest and find inspiring Color Combos or even sketches.  I have a board just for sketches that makes a great go to for days like this!  The sketch I am using today comes from a card Nichole Heady’s blog.  It is perfectly CAS and that is my kind of card.  I love white space and even using white die cuts with a little color behind it.  The background color makes those white dies pop!
I stamped 3 banners from the PTI set called First Place, in Lemon Tart, Berry Sorbet and Aqua Mist.  I cut out the hugs die 4 times from another PTI set called Big Hugs.  I stacked them up using Tombow Mono Liquid Glue.  After applying each die, use a toothpick or a even a kraft knife to slide the dies around to make sure they are perfectly lined up.  I stopped with 4 dies but have used up to 6 to get really fun dimension.





Stamps: PTI’s First Place
Paper: PTI’s Stampers Select White cardstock
Ink: PTI’s Lemon Tart, Aqua Mist, Berry Sorbet and Amuse Slate
Misc: PTI’s Big Hugs Die set

We hope you have enjoyed today’s project courtesy of Laurie. Be sure to stop by Laurie’s blog to see even more of her beautiful work (and let her know we sent you).

Happy Crafting!

13 replies on “Featured Artist: Laurie Willison”

  1. You already know how much I love your style, Laurie… couldn’t resist saying it again – I LOVE YOUR STYLE – and the perfect touch you have of adding just enough to keep it clean and perfect…every time!

  2. Adorable card. Love the colors PTI has. Have started yet another collection of inks, cardstocks and ribbon. So YUMMY!!!

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