Thursday, December 22, 2011

Card No.6

Back with Card No. 6. I am entering this card in the December Sir Stampalot Challenge which is to use the bingo card below and choose three squares in a row and use that formula on your creation:


I chose to go with the bottom row and use ribbon, a tag and a punch on my card:


I used my corner punch to round the corners of my base and main layer. I then used a negative circle die cut to act as a reverse mask on my card front and used a tiny flower from Beautiful Blooms II to repeatedly stamp within the circle with Tempting Turquoise ink. I stamped the umbrella handle from Scattered Showers in Early Espresso ink.  I embossed the bottom of my main layer with my Elegant Bouquet embossing folder and then tied some brown and white twine above the join. This was then threaded through a die cut tag that was stamped with my Celebrate sentiment using Early Espresso ink before threading through a pink button. The main umbrella image was stamped in Melon Mambo on some spotted pink card and hand cut before being adhered with dimensionals above the umbrella handle.


I rounded the corners of my inside layer with my corner punch and then embossed the bottom again with my Elegant Bouquet folder. A thin strip of the pink spotted card was adhered above this and the sentiment from Scattered Showers was stamped in Early Espresso ink. To finish off the inside, I stamped the small flower randomly around the sentiment in Tempting Turquoise ink.

Okay, I am off to try and get all my presents organised as the big day is approaching too quickly!!


Supplies
Stamps: Scattered Showers, Beautiful Blooms II (PTI)
Cardstock: Stampers Select White (PTI) Pink cardstock
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Melon Mambo, Early Espresso (SU)
Accessories: Tiny Tags die set (Cuttlebug); Circle nestability (Spellbinders); Elegant Bouquet embossing folder; dimensionals (SU); StrawberryFool button (Elzybells); corner rounder; Cappucino Twine (MFT)

6 comments:

  1. What a beautiful fresh looking card! Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month. Happy Christmas.
    Hugs
    Pinky

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  2. Oh my Kerry, your card is so elegant.

    Thank you for joining us at Stampalot Challegne this month, good luck and wishing you a lovely Christmas and great crafty new Year.

    B x

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  3. Thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  4. Wonderful creation
    thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

    Hugs
    Francesca

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  5. I love this!! The colours are great and the image is wonderful!!Thanks for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot, Ruth :)

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  6. Merry Xmas & Happy New Year Kerry!
    This card is fabulous, love that blue flower background!

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