Before I get to today’s card, I have to say “thank you” to my Stampin’ Up! upline, Amy Koenders (Stamp with Amy K). Amy introduced many of you to my blog Friday, and I am so grateful for her support. Amy, you are fabulous and your cards are too!
Now, onto today’s card, which was created using the From my Heart stamp set from Stampin’ Up! (wood mount and clear mount). I just love the teapot image in this set. It is so cute and different from my normal floral/nature themed cards. It seemed the perfect choice to go with SCS color challenge 470 this week.
Friday was such an exciting blogging day for me. I loved seeing so much blog traffic and so many new subscribers! You have no idea how excited I get seeing the reach of my posts. That’s where the nerdy math teacher in me comes through! LOL. Anyway, if you like my post today, I would appreciate hearing from you. At the end of the month, I will do a drawing and one lucky person who left me a comment will receive a free card in the mail! If you aren’t already a subscriber, please consider following me via email. Just click on the “follow” button in the sidebar.
Today’s card was inspired by The Mojo Monday 337 sketch challenge & Splitcoast Stampers Color Challenge #470:
I began my card with a Baked Brown Sugar card base. Then I added panels of Night of Navy (my substitution for the color challenge), Cherry Cobbler DSP, Whisper White, and Night of Navy DSP (Regals DSP Stack) using SNAIL adhesive.
Next, I colored my friendship stamp from the From my Heart stamp set using my Stampin’ Write Markers in Night of Navy, Cherry Cobbler, Wild Wasabi, & Baked Brown Sugar (In Color Markers, Subtles Collection Markers, and Regals Collection Markers). I stamped the image on Whisper White and used my Baked Brown Sugar ink pad and a sponge dauber to ink around the edges of the panel. Then I colored the teapot and tray again and stamped them on a scrap of Whisper White, I cut that out using paper snips and added it to my greeting with Stampin’ Dimensionals for some added depth. I followed the same procedure, stamping the friendship banner in Night of Navy on Baked Brown Sugar card stock. The finished greeting was layered onto a square of Cherry Cobbler card stock, which I inked with my Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad.
Finally, I stamped two flowers from the Petite Petals stamp set (wood mount and clear mount) using Night of Navy ink. I colored my flowers using my Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad and my Blender Pens. I punched out the flowers using the Petite Petals Punch and added Basic Rhinestones Jewel Accents to the center. Then I added them to the front of the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals. (Remember, the Petite Petals stamp set and punch are available as a bundle for a 15% discount, wood mount and clear mount.)
For the finishing touches on the inside of my card I layered strips of Cherry Cobbler DSP and Night of Navy card stock and added them to the bottom of the card.
This card is not my normal kind of color scheme, but I really like the finished product. That’s the great thing about challenges, they put you outside your comfort zone. If you liked this card, please don’t forget to leave me a comment so you will be entered into my drawing. Also, if you liked my post today, please pin it to Pinterest for me. I am new to blogging and I would love your help in developing a blog following. If you scroll to the bottom of the post, you will find a “pin it” button just below my supply list for the project.
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You can find a complete list of supplies used for this project at the very bottom of this post.
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Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
Stamp Sets: Simply Sketched (Hostess Reward – 129672)
Dies, Punches, & Embossing Folders: N/A
Card Stock & DSP: Baked Brown Sugar (131296) – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base, one stamped banner; Night of Navy (100867) – 5-1/2″ x 1-1/8″ strip, 4-” x 1-1/8″ strip (inside card); Cherry Cobbler DSP (130139) – 5-1/2″ x 1″ strip, 4″ x 1″ strip for inside of card; Whisper White (100730) – 2-7/8″ x 4-5/8″ panel, 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ square, 5-1/4″ x 4″ panel (inside of card); Night of Navy DSP (130139) – 2-3/4″ x 4-1/2″ panel.
Markers & Ink: Baked Brown Sugar Classic Stampin’ Pad (131174); Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad (126970); Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad (126966); Blender Pens (102845); In Color 2013-2015 Stampin’ Write Markers (131260); Regals Collection Stampin’ Write Markers (131262); Subtles Collection Stampin’ Write Markers (131263)
Embellishments: Basic Rhinestone Jewel Accents (119246)
Tools: sponge daubers (102892)
Adhesive: SNAIL (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)