Monday, 19 March 2012

SC #3...

I found another challenge site on Sunday while I was surfing for some information, completely unrelated to craft or stamping, as you do!

It is only a new site - Retro Sketches - but boy have they got some followers.  The sketch had just been posted & didn't look too bad, so thought I would attempt it with some new products from SAB.

Measurements -
Base Card - Lucky Limeade - 11 3/4" x 4 1/8" or 30cm x 10.5cm
Layer 1 - Very Vanilla - 5 1/2" x 3 3/4" or 14cm x 9.5cm
Layer 2 - DSP - 5 1/2" x 2 5/8" or 14cm x 6.5cm
Layer 3 - Soft Suede - 2 1/4" x 2" or 5.5cm x 5cm
Layer 4 - DSP - 2 1/8" x 1 7/8" or 5cm x 4.5cm

I stamped 2 flower images onto the piece of Very Vanilla Cardstock using Pool Party Ink.  Am loving this colour!  The whole piece was run through the Bigshot using Embossing Folder - Square Lattice & adhered to the card.
Envelope & Inside Card...

Prior to adhering the DSP to the Base Card, I adhered a piece of Ribbon down the centre & tucked the ends under.

The small piece of DSP was adhered to the piece of Soft Suede & adhered to the top of the larger piece of DSP with Snail Adhesive.

I stamped the sentiment with Soft Suede Ink, punched out with the Curly Label Punch.  I cut a piece of Pool Party scrap Cardstock with the same punch, cut in half & adhered to the top & bottom of my greeting.  The whole piece was adhered to the smaller piece of DSP using Stampin' Dimensionals

I tied a bow & adhered to the card with a Mini Glue Dot.

I adhered 2 pearls to the centre of the small flowers.

I am loving these new products & for the life of me don't know why I haevn't used them previously.  Maybe, it had something to do with not being too keen on them, but boy has that changed!


Supplies -
Stamp Set - Fresh Vintage, Elementary Elegance
Ink - Pool Party, Soft Suede
Cardstock - Lucky Limeade, Very vanilla, Soft Suede, Pool Party
DSP - Everyday Enchantment
Embossing Folder - Square Lattice
Ribbon - 3/8" Ruffled - Pool Party
Accessories - Snail Adhesive, Tombow Glue, Pearls, Bigshot,
Stampin' Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots

I've made a couple of other things using the same supplies today, but you will have to come back in a couple of days to check them out.

Until next time, Happy Stampin'

 

3 comments:

Jackie Rockwell said...

Very pretty card Vicky! I love the delicate little flowers in the upper left hand corner! So glad you found us at Retrosketches and decided to play along!

Kris McIntosh said...

This is really pretty Vicky. Love the inlaid flowers and the way you have used the dsp. Your ribbon treatment is gorgeous as well. Thanks for sharing.

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Vicky, this is beautiful, love the colors and papers! Thank you so much for playing with us at RetroSketches this week!

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