Hi Stampers, We are back again for another Happy Stampers Blog Hop. Today was a sketch challenge. After looking at the sketch I knew that I wanted to use some Designer Series Paper. I pulled out Sweet Lil Things DSP along with the Garden In Bloom stamp set. This set the tone for the color choices for my share today.
Here is the sketch:
Stampin Up “Garden In Bloom” meets “Sweet Lil Things”
Here is the recipe for the card:
Card Base: Very Vanilla 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 scored at 4-1/4
Mat: Watermelon Wonder 5-3/8 x 4-1/8
DSP: Sweet Lil Things 5-1/4 x 4 and 2 x 4
Crochet Ribbon and Gold Metallic Bakers twine wrapped around where the two pieces of DSP join together
The Flowers: The Garden In Bloom stamp set was used for the large flowers. I inked the outline stamp first in black ink and then used the solid image stamp with watermelon wonder ink to fill them in. One of the flowers was stamped off first before stamping to give each flower a different hue of color. I then used more watermelon wonder ink and stamped the shading on the flowers. Hello Honey ink was used for the center of the flowers. Before adhering them to the card I cut some Gold Metallic Twine and made four loops of twine, two on the top and two on the bottom. After the flowers were fussy cut, they were added to the front of the card with dimensionals.
The Leaves: Using the same stamp set, I inked the outline leaf stamp in black and used my blender pen and old olive ink to color them in. I also added old olive ink for the shading using the stamp from the set for this step. Get out your scissors again and fussy cut four leaves and adhere them with glue dots.
Tiny Flowers: The tiny flowers are make using pool party card stock and the flower punch from the Itty Bitty Punch Pack. After they are punched, they were sponged with pool party ink for more depth. Adhere them with glue dots and add a tiny pearl for the finishing touch.
The Sentiment: The sentiment was cut using very vanilla card stock 1 x 2-3/4. The tail was cut using the triple banner punch. The sentiment was inked with my Stampin Up markers in black and watermelon wonder. Gold metallic twine and another tiny flower were added to complete the card.
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Happy Stamping, Kristi