I used the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop today. We’ve got a color challenge this week and this is what I made for it:
Here are the colors that we’re using this week:
My card layout today is based on Fab Friday 131:
To begin, adhere a panel of Flirty Flamingo patterned paper from the Sweet Soirée Specialty Designer Series Papers to a panel of Basic Black cardstock. Cut a 2″ x 4-1/2″ panel of the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper with the small white flowers. Use Stampin’ Write Markers in Flirty Flamingo and Berry Burst to color the flowers in a random fashion. When complete, punch one end with the Banner Triple Punch and adhere the banner to the prepared layer with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Adhere a panel of Whisper White cardstock to the front of the card base with Liquid Glue. Then adhere the prepared layer with the banner to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Use Versamark Ink and Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder to add the sentiment to a panel of Whisper White cardstock. Die cut the sentiment panel using the Layering Ovals Framelits Dies. Use a slightly larger scalloped oval die to cut a mat for the sentiment from a Silver Foil Sheet. Adhere the embossed sentiment piece to the Silver Foil mat with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment layer to the card front.
Tie a bow with Berry Burst Metallic-Edge Ribbon and attach it to the banner above the sentiment using Mini Glue Dots. Fussy cut a single flower from the scrap piece you have after punching the end from the banner. Adhere the flower to the sentiment panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Finish by adding a single Rhinestone to the flower center.
To complete the inside of the card, adhere a strip of Sweet Soirée DSP along one side of a panel of Whisper White cardstock with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Adhere the white panel to a panel of Basic Black cardstock with Liquid Glue, and adhere the completed layer to the card interior with Liquid Glue, as well.
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*** You can find a complete list of supplies for this project, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
Alright, on with the hop! Click the button below to hop over to see what Karen Finkle has created today.
And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:
- Amy Koenders
- Shelagh Freemantle
- Mary Deatherage
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Sue Prather – You are here!
- Karen Finkle
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*** Card Stock cuts for this project:
- Berry Burst CS – 4-1/4″ x 11″ panel scored at 5-1/2″ for card base
- Whisper White CS – (cut 2) 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″ panels for mats – front and inside, 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel for inside liner, 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ panel for oval sentiment
- Basic Black CS – (cut 2) 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panels for mats – front and inside
- Sweet Soirée Specialty DSP – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel for card front, 1/2″ x 5″ strip for inside
- Petal Passion DSP – 2″ x 4-1/2″ panel for banner piece on front
- Silver Foil Sheet – 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ panel for scalloped oval mat on sentiment
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Well, you know I have to love the colors AND I love your design. The way you used the silver in the foil and the ribbon was perfect. Speaking of perfect, that’s a perfect bow!
Thank you Karen. It was fun color combo
Fantastic CAS card Sue! Love the mix of designer papers and Karen is right…that bow is perfect! 🙂
Thanks so much Amy
Yes, as Karen said – that bow is absolutely perfect! And I LOVE the double matting! Simply beautiful! 🙂
Thank you Mary!
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I love the sweet Petal Passion DSP flowers colored in like this! Such a great way to customize for whatever you need! And I’m jealous of your perfect bow! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!
Thank you Amanda. Fun to play along
Wow, gorgeous and skillful mix of colors with silver details – I love the look of that two-tone DSP behind the silver emboss! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!
Thank you Heather. Fun to play along
Beautiful card Sue!! So great to have you on the hop!
Pretty card Sue….and that fussy cut flower is so sweet. Just the right touch. Well done.