January 8, 2011

Hi everyone!  I made this card for the monthly challenges in my blog group.  I wasn't able to post it earlier because I haven't been feeling well.  It seems that I always get that one bad sickness every winter.  Anyway, I used a new Stampin' Up! Sale-a-bration stamp set to make my card.  The set is called Fresh Vintage.

The challenge this month was 'newness' to create a card using something new, for a new occasion, and using a technique that is new to us.  I did a little more stamping on this card than I usually do and that is something fairly new to me, my stamp set is new and, I'm using this card towards my new year's resolution to send out more cards to my stamping friends.

I began by stamping my background using early espresso ink and the small flower stamp.  I stamped the rich razzleberry card stock using rich razzleberry ink- I like the tone on tone effect it gives.  Then I stamped my main image three times.  Once using early espresso ink, once using rich razzleberry ink and one more time using pretty in pink ink.  I did this because I wanted to cut out the pink and razzleberry flowers and place them over my main espresso image.

Next, I did a bit of faux stitching using my SU mat pack, paper piercing tool, and a white gel pen.  My flower image panel was placed on my card using dimensionals.  My ribbon is SU pretty in pink ribbon.
Be sure to stop by and check out the other cards from the members in our blog group.  I'll list their blogs below.  Again, my apologies for not posting my card sooner.  Have a great day, thanks for stopping by!



Stamps: Fresh Vintage
Card Stock:  White, Early Espresso, Rich Razzleberry
Ink: Early Espresso, Rich Razzleberry, Pretty in Pink
Supplies: Ribbon, SU Mat Pack, Paper Piercing Tool, White Gel Pen
Technique: Faux Stitching

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9 comments:

Athina said...

Patty, I am glad you are feeling better. Your card is gorgeous! Lovin the rich razzleberry with stamping.

Barb said...

Very pretty card Patty. Love the colors and this stamp set is on my wish list for SAB.

Thanks for sharing and playing in the January "newness"" challenge!

Melina said...

Oh Yummy, yummy! I love this new set. I also love the paper that matches in the SAB catty. I can't wait to get mine!
I love all the stamping you did. The little espresso flowers really pop! :)

Becky said...

Beautiful card Patty. Love the image and the colors.

Carolina Little said...

Very lovely card. I usually don't use this colours and I have to tell you, the card looks beautiful!!!. I can't see the Salebration catalog anywhere Patty, I'll check again later. That stamp is gorgeous!!!

Jackie said...

Too cute Patty & love the colors you used!

Kristina said...

Hi Patty,
This card is very very pretty! Love the colors! Oh, I want you to know I got the 2 caddys in the mail this morning. The cards you put in the envelope are beautiful. I had to show my mom, & her & I ooh'ed and aww'ed over them! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!
Peace,
Kristy

Heather B said...

Gorgeous color combination!!!

Anonymous said...

Wow. love the card, very orginal. keep up the amazing designs. I love teh florals and colours you ahv eused. LIz Parsons. NZ