Sunday, July 31, 2011

Another Get Well Card- Two Challenges in One!

Hi Stampers!  

I love the colors from this week’s CQC95 ColourQ Challenge (isn't that owl adorable?:-)) so I decided to create another Get Well Card with the ColourQ colors and this week’s CCMC160 Sketch from Create with Connie andMary. 

Again, the Design Teams from both sites have so many inspirational projects not to mention all of the submissions- enough ideas for weeks! 

To create this card:

Use the Brayer to apply Early Espresso ink onto the smooth side of the Vintage Wallpaper EF and emboss a piece of Calypso Coral with the Big Shot.
Stamp the En Francais background stamp in Early Espresso onto a piece of Pool Party cardstock.  Trim to size and distress the edges with the Distressing Tool and by hand, sponge with Early Espresso ink.  

Use SU! Markers in Early Espresso, Island Indigo and Calypso Coral to color the floral image from Just Believe and stamp onto Whisper White.  Sponge the edges and mount onto Early Espresso.  

Layer the focal images and 5/8” Early Espresso Satin Ribbon.  

Color the sentiment with the Island Indigo and Early Espresso markers and stamp onto Whisper White.  Punch out with the Decorative Label Punch and “huff” onto the floral stamp to re-moisten the marker “ink”, stamp over the sentiment.  Sponge the edges with Early Espresso and mount onto another Decorative Label piece of Early Espresso (cut in half and edges trimmed to create a frame for the first label). 

Adhere to the card and attach the bow with a Mini Glue Dot.  Use the Color Spritzer Tool with an Early Espresso marker to further distress the background and focal images. 
Attach the pearls to finish off the card.  

Stamp Sets:   Just Believe, Sincere Sentiment, En Francais
Ink: Early Espresso, SU! Markers in Early Espresso, Calypso Coral and Island Indigo
Cardstock:  Whisper White, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Early Espresso
Accessories:  Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper EF, 5/8” Early Espresso Satin Ribbon (retired), Pearls, Decorative Label Punch, Color Spritzer Tool, Distressing Tool, Sponge Daubers

Thanks again for visiting and thank you to those of you who have time to leave a comment- I love reading all all of them- they are such an encouragement to me :-)   

Have a great week stamping!


Lisa said...

Julie, this is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! I love everything about it! Can't stop staring at it! Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary Challenge!

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card, Julie! I love the stamping and the distressing! thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

Christina said...

Julie, the distressing on this card is just incredible! Gorgeous work! Thanks for playing along this week at the ColourQ!

Carrie Gaskin said...

Oh Julie - you have such a knack for sponging and splattering. Just absolutely beautiful! Thanks for playing at CCMC this week!

Deb said...

Beautiful card! The colors are really gorgeous together! Great take on the sketch! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Mary Brown said...

Oh my Julie...this is another absolutely STUNNING card by you! The colors are just gorgeous together! Thanks for joining us this week on the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Nance said...

WOW, this is a "Julie" card! Love your color combination and all the distressing and sponging. Great job with the sketch too--lovely card Julie! So glad you could join us at Create with Connie & Mary!

Shore Girl said...

I found your blog while looking for inspiration using the Stampin' Up Spritzer (that a friend recently gave me. I love your cards (especially the way you use the Spritzer) -- new follower here!

DanicaA said...

Gorgeous card. I love the whole thing and may have to CASE. Thanks for sharing.

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