Sunday, 28 October 2012

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Can you believe t?  We actually had rain last night & boy it cool this morning, but hey who cares - Rain, we have Rain!!!!!!  A great day for stampin & catching up on all those little projects that we tend to lend for "Ron" - later on!  Rain!!!!  did, I mention we have Rain!!!!!!!!!

Our challenge this week over at Sunny Challenges & Creations is to create a "Sympathy" card along with the great sketch layout!  This is a type of card that we don't like creating, but is always good to have in your stash.

Measurements -
Base Card - Bashful Blue - 8 1/4" x 4 1/8" or 21cm x 15cm
Layer 1 - Whisper White - 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" or 9.5cm x 6.5cm
Layer 3 - Whisper White - 3 1/2" x 3 3/4: or 9cm x 9.5cm

Supplies -
Stamp Set - Just Believe, Petite Pairs
Ink - Nil
Cardstock - Whisper White, Bashful Blue
Embossing Folder - Perfect Polka Dots
Punches - Scallop Trim Border, Oval
Embosslits - Beautiful Wings
Ribbon - 5/8" Organza - Whisper White
Accessories - Snail Adhesive, Pearls, Stampin' Up! Markers - Rose Red & Wild Wasabi, Stampin' Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, Bone Folder, Big Shot

I wanted to use a colour I haven't touched in a lot time, so it was basically a toss up between the new "In Colours" or Bashful Blue, which won in the end.

I inked my main image with Stampin' Markers of Wild Wasabi & Rose Red & stamped directly onto the larger piece of Whisper White Cardstock. I did this twice, with the 2nd time stamping a little lower onto the Cardstock, the second time around.

The smaller piece of Whisper White was run through the Big Shot with the Embossing Folder - Perfect Polka Dots, punched along one of the edges with the Oval Punch & adhered to the bottom of the larger piece of Whisper White Cardstock with Snail Adhesive.
I adhered a piece of Ribbon towards the bottom of the embossed piece.  The whole piece was then adhered to theBase Card - Bashful Blue - with Snail Adhesive.  I stamped my sentiment with Rose Red & Wild Wasabi Markers, punched out the Oval Punch & adhered to the top of the Ribbon.  I tied a small bow & adhered to the bottom part of the punched oval with a Mini Glue Dot.

A scap piece of Whisper White Cardstock was run through the Big Shot with the Beautufil Wings Embosslits Folder, wings curled a little with my Bone Folder & attached ramdomly to the card with Tombow Multipurpose Glue.

To finish the card, I applied small Pearls to the flowers & also to the centre of the butterflies.

All in all a very simple & easy card, but one I am happy with.

Don't forget to pop on over to Sunny Challenges & Creationsto check out what Gwen, Kris & our Weekly Guest Designer Alison have created.  We would love for you to join us this week.

"Who Me............."
In finishing, I thought I would share with you my little helper this past week.  I've had a big year with weddings & receptions, so all the help is very much appreciated, no matter what form it may be.  She usually gets into a little mischief when she thinks she has been neglected long enough. 

Until next time, Happy Stampin'


1 comment:

Kris McIntosh said...

Your card is gorgeous Vicky. I think the colours are beautiful and I love the added ribbon.
I don't think I need a helper like yours, I can get into that much mess all by myself.


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