Friday, April 23, 2010

The start of another weekend

Happy Friday everyone and welcome to the weekend and enjoy it, they go way toooooooo fast.

The card that I am posting today is for another co-worker's birthday.  Her and I have spent holidays together and quite enjoyed ourselves.  I created this card a couple of weeks ago, (trying to plan ahead) and it was based on Inspiration in Action IA 124 over at Gretchen Barron's blog...

Check out her site as she does beautiful work.


Stamps: Vintage Vogue, Happy Moments, Itty Bitty Backgrounds
Paper: Whisper White Textured, Taken with Teal, Blush Blossom, Basic Grey
Ink: Taken with Teal, Going Grey, Basic Black
Accessories: Scallop Trim Corner Punch, Big Shot, Texturz Plates Backgrounds 1 Organza Ribbon, and Dimensionals
Technique: layering

How To

1. Layer 1 Card Base – Whisper White 5 ½” x 4 ¼”
2. Layer 2 – Taken with Teal – 5 ¼” 3 1/2”. Using Big Shot texture this layer. Blush Blossom – 5 ¼” x 1 ½” and attach to the taken with teal layer.
3. Layer 3 – Basic Grey 2 3/8” x 2 3/8” – cut 2 of this layer
4. Layer 4 – Taken with Teal – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8” – cut 2 of this layer
5. Layer 5 – Basic Grey 2 ¾ x 2 ¾”.
6. Layer 6 – Whisper White – 2 7/16” x 2 7/16”. Punch the 4 corners with the Scallop Trim Corner Punch, Stamp the images
7. Attach the Whisper White with the stamped images to the Basic Grey
8. Stamp the flourish image on the 2 Taken with Teal squares and attach to the Basic Grey Square.
9. Attach 1 of the above layers to the right hand side of layer 2 and attach ribbon across the seam between the Taken with Teal and the Blush Blossom
10. Attach the 2 of the above layers to the left side of layer 2.
11. Attach the stamped image in the center of the card.
12. Stamp sentiment and attach ribbon bow to left side of card.

I hope that I can get to me stamping table and get some ink on my fingers over the weekend.  Hope you can too.

Until next time...


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