Saturday, May 16, 2015

The Earth Laughs in Flowers- Seasonal Shelves with Two Challenges :-)

Hi Stampers!!

I wanted to create a card using the CQC291 ColourQ Challenge along with the Freshly Made Sketches FMS186 Sketch Challenge.

When I saw the cute chicken in the inspiration photo from the ColourQ, I thought of a neglected retired set, Seasonal Shelves and decided to give it some  "love"  :-)

 Again, I hope you will take the time to visit the above sites- both sites have fabulous Design Team creations as well as the wonderful galleries!

To create this card:

Use the Big Shot™ with the Honeycomb Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Whisper White cardstock, trim and mount onto a piece of retired Poppy Parade cardstock, trim and mount onto the Whisper White card base.

Cut a piece of retired Gumball Green Designer Series Paper (DSP) on a diagonal, adhere to the card front and add a scrap piece of Poppy Parade cardstock to cover the seam of the DSP.

Ink the retired stamp from Seasonal Shelves using Stāz-On® Jet Black Ink and stamp onto a piece of Whisper White cardstock.

Color the image using Stampin’ Write Markers- Hello Honey, retired Bordering Blue, Gumball Green and Poppy Parade and the Sahara Sand Stampin’ Write marker to add shadows.

Fussy cut the image and use a foam brush to apply Mod Podge® to the entire image.  

Allow the Mod Podge® to dry and mount the focal image onto a piece of Moonlight DSP, trim and mount onto a piece of retired Poppy Parade cardstock.

Ink the sentiment banner with the Poppy Parade Stampin’ Write marker and punch the image out with the Banner Punch.  Punch another banner from the Moonlight DSP and adhere behind the focal image.

Add the focal image to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals®.
Use the Bow Builder Punch to create the paper bow from retired Poppy Parade cardstock and add the Hello Honey button with Natural Linen Thread to the center.

Mount the bow onto card front to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: Seasonal Shelves, Banner Blast

Ink: Stāz-On® Jet Black, Stampin’ Write Markers- Hello Honey, Sahara Sand, retired Bordering Blue, Gumball Green, Poppy Parade

Paper: Whisper White, retired Poppy Parade, Moonlight DSP, retired Gumball DSP

Accessories: Big Shot™, Honeycomb Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Punches- Bow Builder, Banner; Foam Brush, Mod Podge®, Hello Honey button, Natural Linen Thread

Thanks again for taking the time to stop by- it is such an encouragement to me!  Have a wonderful weekend, my friends!


Jen Mitchell said...

What an amazing little scene. Your coloring if fab! Thanks for joining us at colourQ and Freshly Made Sketches!

LeAnne said...

Oh my goodness, this is such a sweet image...I remember this being one of my favorite sets from long, long ago! Perfect for the CQC challenge!

Lisa Elton said...

This is the perfect scene for the inspiration photo! Cute card. Thanks so much for joining us at ColourQ!

Narelle Farrugia said...

This is just gorgeous! I love your attention to detail Julie! Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

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