Saturday, September 17, 2011

Happiness Shared- A Sketch and Color Challenge

Hi Stampers! 

I just love the PPA111 sketch this week at Pals Paper Arts and decided to combine it with the CQC102ColourQ Challenge. The designers and submissions at both site are fabulous- again, if you have the time, check them out and leave them some stamping “love”!

Once I decided on the design, this was a quick, easy card and can you believe it, I did not use an embossing folder (although I still had to use my Big Shot™- I cannot make a card without it now :-))?

To create this card:

Use the Big Shot™ along with the Bigz™ Top Note Die to cut a piece of Whisper White  and Basic Gray cardstock.  Cut both shapes in half and trim the edge off the Whisper White piece and sand the rough edges with the Sanding Block.

Ink the blossom stamp from Happiness Shared with Basic Gray Classic Ink and stamp the image onto the Top Note shape.  Color with Stampin’ Write Markers in Certainly Celery and Poppy Parade.  Use the Color Spritzer Tool with the Basic Gray marker to spritz the image.

Ink the Hello, Doily background stamp with Tempting Turquoise and stamp onto a piece of Tempting Turquoise cardstock.  Layer with the Top Note focal image, adhere the 5/8” satin ribbon bow and mount onto Whisper White and again onto Basic Gray. 

Stamp the sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes in Basic Gray, punch out with the Word Window Punch and mount onto a piece of Basic Gray punched with the Modern Label Punch.

Add the Pearls and spritz again with the Color Spritzer Tool and Basic Gray Stampin’ Write Marker to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  Happiness Shared, Hello, Doily, Teeny Tiny Wishes
 Ink: Basic Gray, Stampin’ Write Markers- Basic Gray, Certainly Celery, Poppy Parade
Cardstock:  Basic Gray, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
Accessories:  Big Shot™, Bigz™ Top Note Die, Color Spritzer Tool, Word Window and Modern Label Punch, Pearls, Satin Ribbon (from my stash)

Thanks again for stopping by and blessing my life! 


Debbie Martin said...

Love it! The doily is my new favorite. Great coloring also.

Yolanda said...

That is a beautiful card! Very nice job. TFS!

Linda Callahan said...

Love that doily hanging out in the background! Pretty card!

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card, Julie! Love seeing what you created with these colors. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

Kara said...


Melanie said...

Very pretty card. Love the doily stamp. Thank you for playing along with Pals Paper Arts.

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