Monday, August 22, 2011

Thinking of You

Hi Stampers! 
The CCMC163 colors this week at Create with Connie and Mary are bright and bold, so I decided to create a Clean and Simple (CAS) card with the set, Peace Within.  The design team at Create with Connie and Mary have so many different styles and this week is no exception for inspirational ideas! 
To create this card:

Use the Big Shot™ to emboss a piece of So Saffron and Tangerine Tango cardstock with the Square Lattice Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder.

Stamp the image with Basic Black onto Whisper White and color the image using Stampin’ Write Markers in So Saffron, Tangerine Tango and Pacific Point. 

Trim to the desired width and carefully tear the bottom portion of the cardstock, curling and distressing by hand.   Use the Color Spritzer Tool along with the Pacific Point Stampin’ Write marker and lightly spritz the image.  

Layer onto Pacific Point (also torn at the bottom edge).   Mount onto the background layers, attach the Tangerine Tango ribbon (retired) and adhere to the Pacific Point card base.

Stamp the sentiment in Basic Black, punch out with the Word Wimdow punch and layer onto Pacific Point (punched with the Modern Label Punch).  Add the pearls to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: Peace Within, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Cardstock: Whisper White, Pacific Point, So Saffron, Tangerine Tango
Ink: Basic Black, Stampin’ Write Markers- Pacific Point, So Saffron, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: Big Shot™ , Square Lattice Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Color Spritzer Tool, Word Window and Modern Label Punch, Pearls, Tangerine Tango Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (retired).

 Thanks again for stopping by- have a great week creating and stamping!


Krista said... this card!! You really nailed this color combo thing, too! The textures and the color spritzer really adds such a nice touch. Great card!! :)

Ruthie said...

soooooo pretty! love the bow!!! how did you get it like that? Beautiful card!

Dale Morin said...

Love this card! The embossing adds so much texture. Great job coloring.

Your cats are adorable.

Deb said...

WOW! This is gorgeous! Your instructions make it sound so easy to make! Your coloring is fab-u-lous!! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Nance said...

Julie this is so bright and happy! Fantastic layout and coloring job. Love the torn edges--great use of our colors this week! So glad you joined us at CCMC!

Connie Babbert said...

Wow, Julie! I love your card...great use of the colors and embossing! Thanks for playing along with our color challenge on Create with Connie and Mary!

Patti said...

Beautiful. What a great job coloring the image.

Debbie Martin said...

Love your coloring and your bow.

Mary Brown said...

Everything about this card is just FABULOUS!!! I love your beautiful colored image, all the texture and the bow! Thanks for joining us this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Lisa said...

BEAUTIFUL! You rocked this challenge. There isn't anything I don't like about this card. Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary Thursday Challenge!

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