Wednesday, February 15, 2012

CAS Everyday Enchantment- A Color and Sketch Challenge!

Hi Stampers!   

My husband and I just finished watching the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show this evening (it is our annual Valentine’s Day tradition) and I know, I should be sleeping but I have not had time to create this week and desperately need to spend time in my craft room (I have been working very long hours at my full-time accounting job :-)))

I decided to unwind and take the time to create a quick CAS card using Ann’s PP82Color Challenge from The Paper Players along with the CCMC188 Sketch fromCreate with Connie and Mary.    Again both sites have so much inspiration!  

Since this card has very little stamping- mostly the  Big Shot™ with three embossing folders, the new Framelits™ Labels Collection along with the new Blossom Punch- quick and easy! 

To create this card:

Hand cut the banner from the Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper (from the SAB catalog) and layer onto Soft Suede cardstock (hand cut around the banner shape, use the Distressing Tool along the edges and emboss with the Finial Press Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder).   Lightly sand with the Sanding Block and adhere the bow.

Use the Big Shot™ with the Framelits™ Labels Collection to cut a label from the same DSP as the banner and Soft Suede cardstock.  Emboss the Soft Suede label (as well as the DSP for the background) with the Square Lattice Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder. 

Layer the labels onto the card front, add the flower (created with the Blossom Punch from Pool Party cardstock and embossed with the Perfect Polka Dots folder),  adhere the center of the flower and add pearls along with the tiny labels to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  Tiny Tags

Paper: Poppy Parade, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper (SAB 2012)

Ink: Poppy Parade

Accessories:  Big Shot™, Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folders- Finial Press, Square Lattice and Perfect Polka Dots, Framelits™ Labels Collection, Sanding Block, Punches- Blossom, 1” Circle, Jewelry Tag; 5/8” Pool Party Seam Binding, Brad, Pearls
Thanks again for stopping by and I hope you enjoy this quick easy card!  Have a great week and I hope you have fun stamping! 


Lesley said...

Great creation Julie, you used the sketch and the colours perfectly. Sounds like you had a great night with your hubby!!

Mary Brown said...

What a terrific card! These colors are just fabulous and I love how you used all the texture on this! Thanks for playing along in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Lisa said...

Lovely...anything but clean and simple...this card has so much detail with the textures and layers! Really stunning. Thanks for playing along in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Connie Babbert said... the tags and the flower. Thanks for playing along withe the sketch challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

Carrie Sampsel said...

Very pretty and love those colors together. I love all of the details as well. Just beautiful. Thanks for joining us this week over at Create with Connie and Mary.

Deb said...

I love all the textures and layers on this! The distressing of the embossing is really pretty! And those tiny tags are a perfect addition! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Nance Leedy said...

Beautiful use of the sketch and the colors, Julie! Lovely way to showcase the dsp and embossing techniques! So glad you could join us at CCMC and The Paper Players!

LeAnne said...

Very pretty, Julie! The texture and diecuts really make a stunning creation! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

Debbie Henderson said...

Awesome layers Julie and I love how you sanded the DSP banner! Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie & Mary!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Julie! Such rich texture! And watching Westminster is an annual event at our house, too! Of course The Twins were rooting for the Boxer! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

jaydee said...

Julie, fabulous take on the challenge. So, were you pleased with the top dog choice?
So glad to see you playing along this week

Anne Marie Hile said...

Julie, what a beautiful mix for both challenges! Wow! I love the distressed embossing and the tiny tag details. Very pretty! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

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