Two Challenges, One Card

Can you believe that I have never created a card that fit into two challenges?

Well today I decided to take the plunge and play along with both Colour INKspiration’s Colour Challenge and Can You Case It’s Sketch Challenge.

Here is my card:

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How I made this card?

  • Thick Whisper White Card Base A6;
  • Background is 6×4 Project Life card from the Good Vibes Project Life Card Collection, I cut 1/4in off the long side;
  • The PL card is embossed with the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impression Embossing Folder;
  • The Square piece is Mint Macaron cut to 7 1/16in, layered on top of that is Pink Pirouette cut to 7in;
  • The sentiment is from Super Duper Stamp Set, stamped in Pink Pirouette. On a piece of Daffodil Delight Card Stock I stamped the same sentiment in Daffodil Delight and fussy cut the banner section out;
  • The balloons are from the same stamp set and are stamped in Tip Top Taupe on Tip Top Taupe;
  • I finished off the card with Urban Underground Embellishments.

Until next time… Happy Stampin’,

Lauren

 

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CYCI#149 – Sketch Challenge

This week I am playing along with Can You Case It?  which have brought back their sketch challenges… YAY!!

Here is the challenge:

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This is my card:

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How I made this card:

  • Card base is Thick Whisper White A6;
  • The dsp is from the Morrocan Suite in the Annual Catalogue, cut to 3.5×2.5in;
  • The brown layer is whisper white cut to 3.5 x 2.5in, I stamped the watercolour looking stamp from the Perpetual Calendar Stamp Set in Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede and Early Espresso;
  • The banner strip uses the off cuts of the brown piece, I used tear & tape to keep them together and fishtailed the end;
  • The ballon I placed strips of the silver and white washing tape from the Urban Underground Washi set on to a piece of Whisper White then cut out with the stripe balloon from the Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits Dies;
  • The sentiment is stamped in Emerald Envy from the Window Shopping Stamp Set.

Until next time… Happy stampin’,

Lauren

Colour Challenge – CYCI#148

So I am back to blogging and to kick it off I decided on the Can You Case It? Colour Challenge.  I used this as inspiration to make my Grandma’s birthday card.   17098700_10211646694578325_3645540853983100779_n

Yellow has never been a top pick in the colour department so it was a great challenge for me and as for turquoise well Bermuda Bay has always been one of my favourites.

Here is my card:

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I used the Oh So Succulent Stamp Set.  The background is stamped on Shimmery White, in Bermuda Bay and Pool Party.

The Lace Doilies are from the Falling In Love Suite.  I inked this in Daffodil Delight, then Versamarked and Clear Embossed.

The circle on the doily is die cut using the Stitched Shapes Framelits.

Finally I cut the flowers with the Succulents Framelits Dies.

Until next time… Happy Stampin’,

Lauren

You’re Super Duper! #CYCI143

So I am here with my first new catalogue inspiration post, showing off my Super Duper Birthday Card.  To make this card I played along with Can You Case It? Sketch Challenge.

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Here is my card:

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My colour palette for this card is Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Rich Razzleberry.

How I made this card?

  • Card base is A6 Thick Whisper White;
  • The background is Shimmery White Cardstock cut to 148 x 95mm;
  • Using re-inkers for each colour mentioned above on a piece of plastic packaging and water I used them to randomly colour the page.  I used my heat tool speed up the drying process;
  • I ran the background piece through the Big Shot with the Hexagons Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder;
  • I stamped the sentiment twice once in Daffodil Delight and once in Melon Mambo.  I fussy out the whole Daffodil Delight and just the ‘Super Duper’ on the Melon Mambo;
  • I stamped the balloon from the same stamp set in Rich Razzleberry, fussy cut that out too;
  • Then I adhered everything down with Tear & Tape and Stampin’ Dimensionals on the sentiment.

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I just love how this card turned out. The shimmer that you can see on the background piece is just gorgeous!!

Until next time… Happy stampin’

Lauren

CYCI#142 – Colour Challenge

This week I played along with Can You Case It’s Colour challenge.

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Here is my card:

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I wanted something simple,  I decided to use the Cable Knit Embossing Folder.

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How I made this card?

  • Card base, Thick Whisper White Cardstock (210 x 148mm, Scored at 2.5in from either end)
  • The scalloped neckline is Smoky Slate cut with largest scalloped die from the Layering Circle Framelits Dies
  • The white neckline is Whisper White cut using two largest circles from the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies
  • Using the second largest circle from the Stitched Shapes cut the neckline on the card base placed in the middle at the top, cutting through all three layers
  • Using the Cable Knit Embossing Folder, emboss both 2.5in sections
  • Adhere the scalloped and stitched pieces for the neckline using Tear & Tape
  • Finally I attached the Elegant Eggplant Enamel Shapes from the Regals Collection.

Until next time… Happy Stampin’,

Lauren

Delicate Details #CYCI141

This week I am playing along with Can You Case It? sketch challenge.   I loved the sketch because there was so many ways to play it and take inspiration from it.

Here is my card:

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This card uses Delicate Details Stamp Set from the SAB Catalogue and Party Adventures Stamp Set from the Occasions Catalogue,  both catalogues are coming in the New Year.  I have used my go to colour combo Rich Razzleberry and Sweet Sugarplum.

How I made this Card?

  • Card base is Thick Whisper White (Cut at 210 x 148mm, scored at 105mm);
  • Sweet Sugarplum piece is 142 x 100mm, I stamped the largest lace stamp from Delicate Details Stamp Set in Rich Razzleberry Ombre Ink Pad;
  • The sentiment is from Party Adventures, I used Rich Razzleberry and Sweet Sugarplum Stampin’ Write Markers to ink the stamp;
  • Then I used the second largest circle Stitched Shapes Framelits to cut out the sentiment;
  • I used Snail Adhesive to attach the Sweet Sugarplum piece and Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment;
  • I finished it off with Rose Red Enamel Shapes from the Regals Collection of Enamel Shapes.

Here is the sketch from Can You Case It?:

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Until next time… Happy Stampin’,

Lauren

1, 2, 3!! – CYCI 132 Sketch Challenge

Once again I am playing along with Can You Case It? and their sketch challenge.

This week I made a card for my little cousins birthday who is turning 3!!  The sketch is really simple but there was a lot you could do.

Here is my card:

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How did I make this card?

  • The card base is Thick Whisper White cut to A5, scored in half;
  • Using the Number of Years stamp set.  I used Marina Mist, stamped off for the 1 and stamped normal for the 2;
  • The 3 and the “rd” banner is Marina Mist card stock cut using the Large Numbers Framelits;
  • I stamped on the banner and the sentiment using Night of Navy;
  • The vellum piece is 1.5inch wide and I used the Banner Triple Punch to create the banner.  I attached the 3 to the vellum using the Handheld Stapler.
  • I adhered the vellum to the card using snail and the banner using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Here is the sketch for this weeks challenge if you want to play along with Can You Case It?:

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Lauren