Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Another CAS Card with Two Challenges!!
I wanted to create a card using The Paper Players PP137 Sketch Challenge and, ever since I saw this challenge, I knew exactly what images that I wanted to use and that the DD44 colors at this week's Dynamic Duos Challenge would be perfect :-). If you have not done so yet, check out both sites for wonderful inspiration from their Design Teams as well as the entries!
The Dynamic Duos colors remind me of a bumblebee and as I have mentioned before, my husband and I collect antique honey dishes and one of the criteria is that they must have a bee image of some sort. We love the bee images but in reality, I am allergic to the real thing so when I see a real bee, I definitely freak out a bit! :-) As long as they are on paper, I think they are so cool!
To create this CAS card:
Using the Embossing Buddy®, de-static a piece of Whisper White cardstock and stamp the images from Nature Walk using Versamark™ ink. Apply Stampin’ Emboss® Black Embossing Powder and heat with the Heat Tool.
Use the 1” Square Punch to punch out an opening in a scrap piece of Whisper White and position over the part of the embossed images that you want to use. Apply So Saffron Classic Ink with a Sponge Dauber using the punched open area as a mask.
Ink the background image from French Foliage with So Saffron Classic Ink and ink over the images. Use the Color Spritzer Tool with the Basic Black Stampin’ Marker to apply a bit of spritzing.
Punch out the masked/sponged images using the 1” Square Punch and layer onto 1 ¼” Squares of Whisper White cardstock.
Use the Big Shot™ and cut three rectangles from Basic Black cardstock using the Clearlits™ Scalloped Rectangle Die. Cut the die cut pieces apart at the top of the 4th scallop from the bottom and overlap to create a square frame for the stamped images.
Emboss a piece of So Saffron cardstock using the Big Shot™ with the Honeycomb Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder. Add the punched layers at the top- the Whisper White layer was punched with the Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch and the Basic Black layer was created with the Scallop Trim Border Punch. Add the 5/8” Basic Black Satin Ribbon bow.
Adhere the sentiment (I used a previously printed one from My Digital Studio cut with the Modern Label Punch and layered with another Modern Label piece from Basic Black)- love those pre-printed images from MDS :-)
Layer the Honeycomb background onto a Basic Black card front and again onto the Whisper White card base.
Mount the stamped images to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals® and add the Pearls to finish off the card.
Clean and Simple to me and I had a lot of fun creating it!!
Stamp Sets: Nature Walk, French Foliage, Thoughts & Prayers (MDS)
Ink: Versamark™, Printer Ink- Black
Paper: Basic Black, Whisper White, So Saffron
Accessories: Big Shot™, Clearlits™ Scallop Rectangle, Honeycomb Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Sponge Dauber, Punches- 1” and 1 ¼” Square, Modern Label, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border, Scallop Trim Border, Embossing Buddy®, Stampin’ Write® Black Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Color Spritzer Tool, Pearls, 5/8” Basic Black Satin Ribbon (retired)
Thanks again for visiting- I hope all of you have a wonderful week!