Tuesday, March 13, 2018

SUO196 Cross of Hope

Hi Friends!   

Easter is only a few weeks away and I have not had a chance to create a card yet with the new Crosses of Hope Framelits™. 

I decided to incorporate the Splitcoaststampers CC677 Color Challenge into the design along with the  Tic-Tac-Toe #038 Challenge (Green, Sparkle, Happy) and the International Art & Soul #28 “Emboss and Use A Die”Challenge.

If you have not had a chance to stop by the SU-Only Challengesite to check out the rest of the Design Team’s samples or the other challenge sites yet, I encourage you to do so- wonderful inspiration from all!

To create this card:

1). Use Stampin’ Write Markers- color the flower spray image from Hold On To Hope using Emerald Envy for the stems and Calypso Coral for the flowers. “Huff” onto the stamp to re-moisten and stamp onto a piece of Peekaboo Peach cardstock. “Huff” again for a second generation stamping, re-color the image and stamp a few more times.

2). Trim the panel to 4” x 5 ¼”.  Stamp the flourish image from Timeless Textures with Versamark™ ink repeatedly around the edges and score at the bottom and top of the panel.  Mount onto a piece of Emerald Envy cardstock, trim and mount onto the Extra Thick Whisper White card base.

3). Die cut the main cross from Crosses of Hope Framelits™ from Calypso Coral cardstock and the intricate cross from Whisper White cardstock.  Layer the two and add shimmer to the Calypso Coral areas with Clear Wink of Stella®.

4). Loop a bit of Gold Metallic Thread behind the area where the cross will be mounted and mount the cross with Stampin’ Dimensionals®.

5). Ink the sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes with Versamark™ and stamp onto a scrap piece of Emerald Envy cardstock.  Apply Stampin’ Emboss® White Embossing Powder and heat set with the Heat Tool. Hand trim and add a flag banner on the end before mounting onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals®.

6). Add a Pearl to the middle of the cross to finish off the card.
Stamp Sets:  Hold On To Hope, Timeless Textures, Teeny Tiny Wishes

Ink/Mediums: Versamark™, Stampin’ Write Markers- Emerald Envy, Calypso Coral; Clear Wink of Stella®

Paper: Whisper White, Extra Thick Whisper White, Emerald Envy, Peekaboo Peach

Accessories/Tools: Big Shot™, Crosses of Hope Framelits™, Embossing Buddy®, Stampin’ Write® White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Gold Metallic Thread, Pearls

Thanks again for taking the time to stop by and I hope that you will create your own Stampin’ Up! Only project and join us for our “Spring is About to Spring” challenge! 


Unknown said...

Beautiful, I love the color combo on the Peek a Boo card base. Thank you so much for playing along with us this week over at Tic Tac Toe challenge

Christine Harrop said...

Thank you for joining us at IAAS this time with this lovely Easter card. We hope to see you again soon. Christine DT

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