Monday, July 21, 2014

Seahorse Thinking of You - Another Color and Sketch Challenge

Hi Stampers! 

Here is a card that I created using the CCMC312 Color Challenge along with the SC497Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge. 
 
I hope you will find the time to visit both challenge sites- great inspiration from all!


To create this card:

Ink the script stamp from By the Tide using Sahara Sand Classic Ink and stamp repeatedly onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock.  


Stamp the seahorse from By The Tide over the script using Blackberry Bliss Classic Ink and stamp onto Whisper White cardstock. 

Stamp another seahorse onto a sticky note (or scrap paper) to create a mask, mask the image that you stamped on the Whisper White cardstock.  Ink the coral stamp from By the Tide using Hello Honey Classic Ink and stamp over the masked seahorse image.

 Ink the Nantucket stamp from By The Tide using Blackberry Bliss Classic Ink and stamp off onto scrap paper before stamping onto the cardstock.

Add a bit of distressing using the Gorgeous Grunge splatter stamp with Sahara Sand Classic Ink.  

Use the Big Shot™ with the Window Frames Collection Framelits™ to cut out the image along with the same size window from a piece of Blackberry Bliss cardstock.

Cut the Blackberry Bliss window framelit™ in half and layer behind the seahorse image.  

Use a Sponge Dauber to lightly sponge Hello Honey Classic Ink around the edges- oops!  I had to do this step since I accidentally had some ink from coloring a white button (that I decided not to use) and had a few yellow smudges on the outside of image- duh! :-) 

Ink the World Map background stamp using Sahara Sand Classic Ink and stamp onto a piece of Sahara Sand cardstock, trim and mount onto a piece of Blackberry Bliss cardstock, trim and mount  onto the Whisper White card base.

Use the Big Shot™ with the retired Adorning Accent Edgelit™ and cut a piece of the Moonlight Designer Series Paper (DSP) along with a piece of Blackberry Bliss cardstock. 

Trim the Moonlight panel and mount onto the Blackberry Bliss layer.  Sponge a bit of Hello Honey Classic Ink around the edges as well :-)

Add the 3/8” Hello Honey Stitched Satin Ribbon bow to the center and adhere the layered seahorse image per the sketch.

Ink the sentiment using Blackberry Bliss Classic Ink and stamp along the bottom.
Color the Pearls using the Dark Daffodil Delight Blendabilities™ marker and add to the lower portion of the DSP layer to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: By The Tide, World Map, Gorgeous Grunge,  Kind and Caring Thoughts (retired hostess set)

Ink: Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey, Sahara Sand

Paper: Whisper White, Blackberry Bliss, Sahara Sand, Moonlight DSP

Accessories: Big Shot™, Window Frames Collection Framelits™, Adorning Accents Edgelits™ (retired),  3/8” Hello Honey Stitched Satin Ribbon, Sponge Dauber, Sticky Note or Mask,  Pearls


Thanks again for stopping by- I hope you have a great week!

6 comments:

Deb said...

Stunning! Love how you used the die cuts! This stamp set looks awesome with these colors! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Margaret Raburn said...

What a beautiful card and layout! How creative to used these stamps with these colors.. beautiful!! Thanks for joining us for the Create with Connie and Mary color challenge this week!

Connie Babbert said...

Gorgeous! Great collage of the stamped images! Thanks for playing along with the color challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

Claire Creates Cards said...

Julie, this card is gorgeous! Love the unique colors with this stamp set! XX

Mary Brown said...

Oh Julie...your style is just sooooo wonderful! LOVE the collage you created...LOVE all your LAYERS and LOVE your PERFECT little bow! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Nicole Tugrul said...

Beautiful card! I love these colors with this set, it turned out amazing! Thanks so much for joining the color challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary!!

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