Catherine Pooler Designs Zen Garden release and Blog hop - Stained Glass cover plate meets Faithful Flutterings


Welcome to Day #4 of the Catherine Pooler's new release! The new Zen Grarden release is LIVE in Catherine Pooler’s online store. This release consists of eight AMAZING inks from her new Zen Garden Collection, new stamp sets (with available coordinating dies), a background stamp, stand alone word dies and stencil.
Since there are so many new items, check out What’s New section in Catherine’s store to find the new items this release. 
You should have arrived here from Justine's blog, but if you didn’t, you can find the whole blog hop list at the bottom of this post. 
And your next stop will be Ashelea's blog and you don't want to miss her amazing creations.
PRIZES: To celebrate the new release Catherine is so awesome and each blog hop day she's giving away 2 sets of the Zen Garden inks!!!! (if you already purchased them, you'll receive $45 gift certificate). Winners will be posted on Catherine's blog!!!

I have few cards for you today and 2 videos.
For my first set of cards I did some Ombre stamping using my MISTI and different set of colors and used the new Faithful flutterings stamp set. Watch the video below to see how this card came to be.





Next is a card covered in glitter. I used the Stained Glass cover die with adhesive sheet and selectively applied glitter. I did this by selectively removing the backing of the areas I wanted to be covered in the teal glitter and applied the glitter, next I removed the rest of the adhesive backing and applied the diamond glitter. I glittered the Smile die cut in a same way (using adhesive sheet). Watch the video below to see how this card came to be. 




Last, but not the least I shared this card last month as a sneak peek, but wanted to show it to you again. I combined Faithful flutterings and the Stained Glass cover die. 


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Ilina Crouse -that's ME 

Comments

Unknown said…
I can’t wait to layer up these butterflies! Your cards are beautiful!
Becca Yahrling said…
Absolutely gorgeous! I love the cover plate with the butterfly. They were meant for each other!
Arianna Barbara said…
Wow! Simply gorgeous!!!
Kelly Martin said…
Confession: I am scared to death of glitter. But you're inspiring me to be brave and try it!! Also, I love your color combos. I think they really reflect you--gorgeous jewel tones for the win!!
Unknown said…
Oh my gosh, that glitter card. SWOON! So gorgeous. . . Thanks for sharing!!
Ellen C said…
Gorgeous cards - I love the shimmer.
Diane Loughrey said…
I really wanted the butterflies and then I said no I'll wait. However, the other day on release day I decided I couldn't wait and have them on order. I'm so excited to get them especially after seeing your cards. I may make a set of cards for my Aunt for her birthday for her to use for others since she likes butterflies.
Unknown said…
Amazing! I love all three of these cards! Thank you for the inspiration!
goaliemom36 said…
Great tutorials and awesome cards! Thanks!
Brandi R said…
Okay...where to even start! Love love LOVE all those butterflies. What you did with the cover plate die....brilliant. Love all the glittery goodness ♥
Unknown said…
Gorgeous smile card. The butterfly cards are adorable.
sue lorio said…
i love the party dress ink pad color. they are all so pretty! beautiful cards!
All your butterflies cards are so beautiful !
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Mrs. Lowry said…
What a great way to make a pack of cards quickly! And I think I'm going to have to get that overlay.
Vivian said…
Glitter and sparkle along with beautifully elegant butterflies... gorgeous cards!
Elise Smith said…
Ooh I love all the beautiful butterflies and your glitter card really pops!
Cindy said…
I really enjoyed both of your videos. I cannot wait to try your techniques.
Jennifer said…
Stunning thank you for sharing!
Sue McRae said…
Beautiful butterflies and love all the sparkle on the cover plate background!
Karen said…
I am in love with this butterfly and cover plate. Can wait for my order. It i on its way.
Polly said…
Love your color combos on butterflies and cards perfect for sympathy cards. And the sparkle cover plate card is stunning.
Lindar C said…
Fantastic cards! I have the cover plate and butterflies in my wish list.
Beautiful stained glass card. Love this new collection.
Ray and Char said…
Ahhh, these are beautiful.
Unknown said…
Beautiful cards! I need that coverplate!
Unknown said…
Love love love your cards. The glitter card - outstanding. Can't wait to play with this release. Thank you for showing us how you made the glitter card. This is a card after my own heart. I love glitter.
Mary Holshouser said…
Great to have several sizes of the
butterflies. They are more free-form
and color up nicely. thanks for
sharing some wonderful ideas.
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camilla_cortney said…
You've sold me on the butterflies. I want them right away!
Rhonda Price said…
Ooh! Great colors! Great cards!
Your cards are stunning! I love the butterfly stamp set and I didn't think that I needed the coverplate, but now I'm not so sure!
Unknown said…
Wow, gorgeous cards. Love the ink color combination, stunning together.
nancy y said…
Love the way you did the butterflies, the color combinations are terrific!
Jill D. said…
Beautiful cards Ilina. Thank you for the tutorials.
Nouveau Chef said…
Beautiful! I love the sparkly coverplate!
Unknown said…
Ooo, using the brighter green ink under the darker blues on the butterflies makes them look irridescent! I love it. And that coverplate can really be put on anything and it automatically makes it amazing. I especially love the sparkly white on white look of the last card. Thanks for sharing!
Unknown said…
Beautiful cards! Love what you did with the glitter and the cover plate! Can't wait to get my order so I can start playing!
Angie said…
I love layering stamps they are so beautiful and really make things look so real, it's like you could go out and touch the butterfiles.
I love all your cards but my favorite is the first set of four. I'm so glad you have the video to show how you did the butterflies. Thank you.
Unknown said…
I love these ideas!!!
Debbie said…
Really like the way you did the butterflies. I'll be trying this. Thanks for showing how you made them.
Kari V. said…
Beautiful cards!! I especially love the one with the glitter...so cool!
Joanne G said…
Very pretty cards. Love the butterflies!
jd said…
Glitter all the way! Gorgeous cards. Love the color combos.
Sher@SistersInk said…
Everytime I scrolled down, I thought oh, this is my new favorite card. So, they are all my favorites. Thanks for showing so many different ways to use the new products and kicking in a video to boot. Awesome.
All the cards are so beautiful. Love the glitter - both the background glitter and the cover plate glitter!
sharon g said…
I like your choice of colors that you picked for the butterflies. They look so pretty. LOVE your MISTI
Joni said…
Love the glitter technique. Can't wait to try it out.
Sue D said…
Wonderful cards. I really like the butterfly cards.
Vickie jo said…
Your cards are beautiful!
Iris said…
So pretty - love the butterflies and the glitter.
KO said…
Inspired! Beautiful
Patt H. said…
Love the sparkly card especially but hose butterflies are soooo beautiful! Awesome cards!
Wanda R. said…
Such beautiful cards. Love the blue glitter one the best and I love those butterflies!!
Denise Bryant said…
Gorgeous cards! Love the butterflies stamp set and the coverplate! Great color combos on the butterflies!
Danielle G said…
I really liked your blue/green butterflies. And, isn't that background die just beautiful.
Thanks for sharing!
Laurie said…
Lovely cards! I need to get that butterfly stamp set!
Jodie Ramdas said…
Oh my goodness Ilina! These cards are stunning! So beautiful!
Riecy said…
Love, love the glitter card! Thanks for sharing.
Mary H said…
Soooo pretty. What a great technique to get an ombré look. Love it
cindybearj said…
Your cards are beautiful. I love the selective glittering!
Dana M said…
Lovely cards! The Smile card definitely makes one smile with the gorgeous glimmer paste and fantastic cover plate.
Unknown said…
I love your car card, every time I try to use double-sided I just end up confused. I love this video shows you step-by-step what to do and I will return to it many times. Thank you and your card is beautiful.
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Billie A said…
Beautiful cards. The ink colors are awesome. Beautiful work and it helps with the right ink .. I guess. I don't own any of her inks. Humm
loceanjo said…
Stunning cards! Love the glitter behind the cover plate!!
Rubeena I. said…
Loving the colors and that die!
Marty said…
Thank you so much for showing such a great technique (using two colors of glitter with the cover plate die. It's a beautiful card!
Cathy said…
Beautiful cards! I would have never thought to use the Blackjack ink as a layer! Thank you for the great inspiration & wonderful blog hop!
Unknown said…
The glitter really stands out in that second card and is beautiful. I am new at layering stamps so that is still a bit intimidating.
Gorgeous! Of course, the sparkle immediately caught my attention! I also love the color combinations you came up with for the butterflies! Thanks for sharing your creativity!
Terri said…
These cards are oh so amazing!! I need to try that glitter one ASAP! TFS
Sharon said…
Gorgeous cards! Have to give glitter a try do have Nuvo glitter on hand and now I know how to use it the right way so glitter don't come off. Thank you so much for your video's learn a lot today.
Lori Walker said…
Lovely lovely cards! I learn so much from the videos!
OMGosh, the first card is just stunning. It must have been a labor of love to pull off all the backing pieces but the results are SO worth it!!!
Denise Kasbohm said…
Once again I absolutely love your cards!! Love the butterfly on top of the coverplate and gorgeous glitterbcard.
canadian_liner said…
I am so impressed with the glittered stained glass panel! You made the whole process look so easy! I would love to try that with some different colours of glitter in the different spaces. I think it would work?
Dee Earnshaw said…
super cards - love the backgrounds:)
Christy Borfitz said…
I love, love, love these cards! They are so elegant!
Norine said…
Love the backgrounds and butterflies
Susan Powell said…
These are gorgeous Ilina!! I love how the Melon Ice looks on the butterflies :)
Jeanne Beam said…
Your cards are so gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing...
Terri said…
I love the butterfly cards for sure but that glitter panel?? So gorgeous!! TFS
Trina said…
Your cards are gorgeous.
Unknown said…
Love your color combos, so pretty!
Kelley H. said…
Beautifull job. Love the way you emphasized the larger circle with the vellum.
duncan620 said…
Lovely job on your cards. They are great inspiration. I love how you mixed the teal and green on your butterflies. Cool layering affect.
Awesome job on these cards, I love this stamp set!!
Thanks for sharing :)
Unknown said…
Great, beautiful card!
Tammy Nyenhuis said…
Ooh, these cards are so gorgeous!!
Laura said…
Wow - - really gorgeous.
Sue Wareham said…
Was hoping someone would do the glitter technique with that cover plate. the Glitter is so pretty Beautiful Cards made.
Melody said…
I'm gonna have to get that coverplate! And those butterflies too! Fantastic cards!
blawndee82 said…
Glitter.....yay!!! Your cards a gorgeous, I love your color combinations. Thanks for sharing.
Just beautiful cards. I love the ombre look and that coverplate is amazing. Just lovely.
Marianne said…
Still loving your sneak peek card, but I love your new cards as well. These are my favourite items from the new release, apart from the inks of course. ;-)
Denise Mlady said…
I love the color combinations you used on the butterflies.
Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
Unknown said…
I enjoyed the video with the butterfly. I love how you did the coloring, and such good use of your MISTI. Great job!