Monday, March 7, 2011

Good Friend- Two Challenges in One Card!

Hi Stampers! 
I wanted to create a card for The Paper Players PP37 Spring Has Sprung Challenge (see ) and colors from this week’s HSSCS57 Color Challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments (see ).

To create this card:

Below is a link from Splitcoast Stampers for the rolled flowers  I used cardstock instead of DSP and "scrunched" the cardstock before cutting the spiral. 
Cut several squares from Blushing Bride and Poppy Parade to create the rosettes:
Blushing Bride- one- 2 ½” x 2 ½”  and one- 3 ¼” x 3 ¼”
Poppy Parade- one- 2 ½” x 2 ½”

Using the Pear Pizzazz DSP (Hostess Level I), cut the center strip and punch the edges with the Scallop Trim Border Punch. 
Using the Big Shot with the Square Lattice EF, emboss a piece of Whisper White cardstock.   Layer over Pear Pizzazz and Poppy Parade. 
Add the 5/8” Whisper White Satin Ribbon and Rosettes.  On Whisper White, use SU! Markers in Pear Pizzazz and Poppy Parade to color the sentiment and punch out the sentiment using the Decorative Label XL Punch.  Punch one more out of Poppy Parade and layer under the Whisper White label to finish off the card. 
Stamp Sets: Great Friend
 Ink:  SU! Markers- Pear Pizzazz, Poppy Parade
Cardstock: Blushing Bride, Pear Pizzazz, Poppy Parade, Whisper White, Hostess Level I DSP
Accessories:  Big Shot, Finial Press EF, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Decorative XL Label Punch, 5/8” White Satin Ribbon
Thanks again for stopping by and I hope you like this card :-) Have a wonderful week stamping!


Always Playing with Paper said...

Fabulous Julie! I will have to try that rolled flower technique!

Anne Marie said...

Julie, I am lovin' that rolled flower technique! Thanks for the link, yours came out beautifully! I really like how you used the colors together, too. Always so nice to see your gorgeous work. Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week! :)

inkedx2 said...

Love your card. Those roses are fabulous. Will be checking out the tutorial so I can do some. Thanks for joining us this week. Hope to see you play with us again.


Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card! Love the roses and layout is fabulous! Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Shannon said...

This is beautiful! I Love the flowers and the patterned paper over the textured WW. Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.

Nance said...

Gorgeous rolled roses Julie and those colors are fabulous! The perfect springtime card! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

Ann Schach said...

Love the rosettes, Julie! They really make this card extra special!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

You have such an elegant style, Julie! This is just lovely! Hugs xxaxx
PS I am still having computer probs ... after a major crash! Access to the internet is frustrating me ... even though my dh has solved the main probs. Off to scroll through what I have missed over the last few days ... but with so much to catch up on ... I don't have time to comment on each post, sorry! Hugs xxaxx

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