Tuesday, February 2, 2016

SUO141 Happy Floral Birthday

Hi Friends!   

It’s time for the SUO141 “Happy Birthday” Challenge and I decided to create a Clean and Layered (CAL) card using the Create with Connieand Mary CCMC391 Sketch Challenge along with the FUSION “Woodgrain Neutral” Inspiration Photo Challenge (I was inspired by the blue and white along with the neutral colors :-)).

I hope you will have a chance to check out my sister Design Team member samples at the SU-Only Challenge site as well as the fantastic Design Team samples at the other two challenge sites- gorgeous inspiration from all!

To create this card:

Use the Big Shot™ with the Zig Zag Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Tip Top Taupe cardstock.

Trim the embossed panel and mount onto Whisper White cardstock, trim again and mount onto the Night of Navy card base.

Stamp the sentiment from Rose Wonder using Night of Navy Classic Ink onto Whisper White cardstock, trim and create a banner using the Hexagon Punch.

Add a strip of Night of Navy cardstock to the card base, adhere the loops of Gold Thread and mount the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals®.

De-static a piece of Vellum with the Embossing Buddy®, ink the floral stamp from Flower Shop and the branch image from Choose Happiness using Versamark™ Ink and stamp three of the floral images and two of the branches onto the vellum.

Apply White Stampin’ Emboss® Embossing Powder and heat set with the Heat Tool. 
Color the images using Stampin' Write Markers- Marina Mist for the flowers and Wild Wasabi for the leaves.

Wipe off the excess ink from the embossing and carefully fussy cut the images.

Mount the leaves and flowers to the card front, add the Early Espresso buttons (with Night of Navy strips as “thread”) to finish off the card. 

Stamp Sets:  Rose Wonder, Flower Shop, Choose Happiness

Ink:  Versamark™, Night of Navy; Stampin' Write Markers- Marina Mist and Wild Wasabi
Paper/Cardstock: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Tip Top Taupe
Accessories: Big Shot™, Zig Zag Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Embossing Buddy®, Stampin’ Emboss® White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Hexagon Punch, Gold Thread, retired Early Espresso buttons

Thanks again for stopping by and we hope to see your Stampin’ Up! Only project in our “Happy Birthday” Challenge gallery!


Lisa Young said...

The vellum and white embossing give those flowers such a delicate look. Beautiful card, Julie - as always! Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary.

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card. Love the vellum flowers, so pretty in Marina Mist.

Chris Slogar said...

The colored vellum flowers are so eye-catching, like stained glass! The background makes a fabulous trellis - very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is so pretty, Julie!! I love your coloring on the vellum, the fussy cutting and your combo of colors!! Beautiful layout and design too!! Have a blessed week my friend!

Susan (rainy) said...

Those vellum blooms look a-maz-ing!! Beautiful colors. Beautiful card.

Joycekk said...

Beautiful! Did you de-emboss part of the Zig-Zag pattern in the upper part of the card so that only the horizontal lines show?

Connie Babbert said...

Gorgeous! Love the lattice background against the vellum flowers...striking! Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary (and SUO Challenge, too!)

Lisa Martz said...

Beautiful. Love the embossed vellum flowers. Great background embossing to go along with the flowers...rather looks like a lattice fence. Lovely! Thanks for playing the Create with Connie and Mary sketch challenge this week!

Jeanne Jachna said...

Wow! Those vellum flowers on the embossed panel is stunning! Lots of wonderful details and really beautiful!

Mary Brown said...

WOW Julie...as always this is STUNNING! And a great combination of the SUO challenge and the sketch challenge! LOVE your vellum flowers and LOVE the embossed background! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Jenny Engelke said...

Another stunner, Julie! I'm digging the white embossed flowers on the vellum. The gold thread adds such a nice detail as well. I'm loving the color scheme, too! Thanks for playing with us at Create with Connie and Mary!

SmilynStef said...

Those vellum flowers are absolutely stunning ... so very glad you joined us at Fusion Card Challenge.

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