Tuesday, January 27, 2015

SUO115 Happy Valentine's Day

Hi Stampers!   

It’s time for the new SUO115 “Valentine Wishes” Challenge and I decided to incorporate the  JAI247 "Just Add Love" (Tag or Tag and Sketch) along with the SC96 Inspiration "Love" Challenge :-)

I hope you will find the time to check the rest of the Design Team at all of the challenge sites and come join in on the fun!

To create this card:
Create the tag using a 1 ⅞” wide piece of Whisper White cardstock and the Scallop Tag Topper Punch. 
Stamp the border image (from Choose Happiness) at the bottom of the tag using Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink , the woodgrain image using Smoky Slate Classic Ink above the border and add splatter using the large splatter stamp from Gorgeous Grunge with Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink.
Punch a 2” wide piece of Basic Black cardstock ( ¼" longer than the stamped tag) and mount behind the tag.
Stamp two of the flower images along with the bird from Choose Happiness, the chevron heart from Hearts A Flutter  and the sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes using Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink onto Whisper White cardstock.
Color the flowers, heart and the bottom of the tag using the Light and Medium Stampin’ Blendabilities™ Melon Mambo Collection markers. 
“Fussy-cut” the flowers, bird and heart and distress the edge of the heart with the Distressing Tool.  Add highlights to the flower centers using the White Gel Pen.
Ink the large splatter stamp from Gorgeous Grunge using Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink and repeatedly stamp onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock. 
Use the Big Shot™ with the Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss the splatter panel , trim and mount onto a piece of Basic Black cardstock, trim again and mount onto the Melon Mambo card base.
Adhere the flower (behind the tag) along with the tag to the card front. Add the heart directly to the tag.
Add the sentiment with the overlapping flower and the bird to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals®.
Create the Basic Black bow using the new Bow Builder Punch and add the Whisper White button to the center (use a small silver of Basic Black cardstock to mimic thread in the button). 
Mount the bow to the top of the tag to finish off the card.
Stamp Sets:  Choose Happiness, Gorgeous Grunge , Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Memento™ Tuxedo Black, Smoky Slate, Melon Mambo Light and Medium Stampin’ Blendabilities™ markers
Paper/Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Melon Mambo
Accessories: Big Shot™ ,  Woodgrain Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Punches- Bow Builder Punch, Whisper White button, White Gel Pen

Thanks again for taking the time to visit – I hope that you will join in on in on the fun with your Stampin’ Up! Only creations and create your own “Valentine Wishes” project!


Rochelle Blok said...

Fantastic card Julie! I love the mix of elements on your card. The Melon Mambo,Basic Black and Whisper White colour combo is stunning! Love all the Blendabilites colouring especially in the border image at the bottom of the tag. Looks fantastic! Thanks for joining the fun at Just Add Ink.

Louise Sharp said...

Fabulous, fun and bright card, love the colour combo and your fussing cutting is perfect! A gorgeous card Julie. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Just Add Ink. Louise xo

Di Barnes said...

Love your bright & happy valentine, Julie. Great use of the sketch. So many lovely details & the coloured flowers look fab.
Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink. Inky wishes, Di

KimB said...

The pink is so vibrant Julie - I love how it pulls your eye across the card. The texture you brought in with the woodgrain embossing is lovely too. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

Anonymous said...

Stunning card Julie. Gorgeous bright colour combo. Chantell JAI

OttawaMom said...

This is a fabulous Valentine! I love the Melon Mambo/Black combo - those gorgeous flowers just 'pop' against that fun background. Thanks so much for joining us at Stampin' Celebration!

Christine Blain said...

Julie, I LOVE how you've coloured the stamped images with Blendabilities - the Melon Mambo is so bright and striking. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

Tina said...

Such a bold colour combo on your card - love it! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink.

Trish *Spring Blossom* said...

Gosh black and pink are so striking together, I really love the 'splashes' in the background :)

JAI Design Team

Jodene said...

This is absolutely stunning! So much to love. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink :)

wendi said...

Gorgeous card! Love the black and the pink. It's fabulous! Thanks for playing along with the Stampin' Celebration inspiration challenge!

Heather North said...

Love the distressed collage look you created and the fabulous pops of hot pink! Thanks for joining us at the Stampin' Celebration Challenge.

wienerhoneymooners said...

lOVES THE COLORS YOU HAVE CHOSEN...Thanks for joining us at Stampin Celebration, sure hope you like our new challenge tomorrow, it is FAB!!!!!!

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