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

 

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

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

#GDP065 – Colour Challenge

When I saw this challenge I instantly thought of the Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper because I knew it had Real Red in the design.

So here is the challenge:

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Here is my card:

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How I made this card?

  • Card base is Thick Whisper White Card (210 x 148mm scored at 105mm)
  • I used the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies – the smallest square to cut out 8 squares from the Candy Cane Lane DSP
  • I adhered them together with Tear & Tape and then Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the whole piece to the card base
  • My sentiment is from Christmas Pines, I inked up the sentiment with Real Red, Early Espresso and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Write Markers.
  • I finished it off with Clear Wink of Stellar on some of the DSP design and on some of the sentiment.

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Until next time… Happy Stampin’

Lauren

#GDP057 – It’s a Blushing Bride Christmas

So this week I played along with the Global Design Project’s Colour Challenge.  So here is the challenge:

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I used took the opportunity to use the stamp set and dies from the Presents & Pinecones Suite.

And here is my entry:

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And here is a closeup where I have added some Clear Wink of Stella:

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How I made this card:

  • Blushing Bride card stock base cut to A5 (210 x 148mm scored at 105mm)
  • Using the Christmas Pines stamp set I stamped the first layer of branches in Blushing Bride and over the top with the thinner looking branch stamp with Whisper White Craft.
  • I used all the branch die cuts from the Pretty Pines Thinlit Dies and cut out 2 small, 2 medium and 1 large in Mint Macaron card stock.
  • The large bow die cut in Rich Razzleberry card stock.
  • I adhered all the die cut pieces down using Glue Dots.  Then I attached a Pearl to the centre of the bow.
  • Finally I stamped the sentiment in the Rich Razzleberry and added some Clear Wink of Stella to the Comfort.

If you would also like to play along with the Global Design Project’s Colour Challenge you have until Monday at 3pm AEDT.

Until next time… Happy stamping,

Lauren

CYCI 131 – Colour Challenge

This week at Can You Case It? is a colour challenge.  With the featuring colours being black, grey and yellow.  Which Yellow and Grey not being my normal go to colours so it was definitely a challenge for me.

Here is my card:

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How did I make this card?

  • The base is my go to card base Thick Whisper White A6 (210 x 148mm scored at 105mm).
  • The background is regular Whisper White cut to 100 x 143mm.  This is where I stamped the 5 dots stamp in Crushed Curry from the Penned & Painted Stamp set.  The flower also from the same stamp set is in Basic Black Archival Ink.
  • The Vellum pieces is cut to 95 x 138mm and I have used the Envelope Punch Board to create the file folder look at the top and trimmed the excess off.
  • I stamped the Happy and {Again} sentiments from the Number of Years Stamp Set in the Basic Black and set it with the Heat Tool.
  • The 21 is has been embossed in White on Smoky Slate and the ST also on Smoky Slate and stamped in Basic Black.
  • I adhered all the layers using Snail Adhesive and numbers adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

 

If you wanted to play along with Can You Case It? here are the challenge details…

cyci131-color-challenge-300x300Until next time… Happy stamping,

Lauren

 

CYCI#127 – Colour Challenge

Today I am playing along with Can You Case It? for the first time.  And this weeks challenge is a colour challenge.  Doing different challenges can really help get the creative juices flowing.

 

The colours required for the this challenge were blue, turquoise and lime.

So here is the card:

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The colours I chose were Night of Navy, Bermuda Bay and Pear Pizzazz.  I have been using Night of Navy a lot lately, Bermuda Bay is one of my favourite colours and Pear Pizzazz is not my usual go to green, but I thought this was the most lime like colour.

The stamp set I used is the Pun Intended Stamp Set which is one of my favourite new stamp sets from the Annual Catalogue, it is also a Hostess Stamp Set.

How did I make this card?

  • The card base is the Thick Whisper White cut to A6 (148x210mm) scored at 105mm.
  • Background is Bermuda Bay, which I found in my scraps container, I stamped the arrow from Pun Intended in Bermuda Bay.  I was trying to create a pattern when I was the background, normally I just stamp set side to side with this stamp.  I filled in the centres of those four arrows that meet with Clear Wink of Stella.
  • I stamped the camera in Night of Navy a fussy cut that out.
  • I stamped the hearts in Pear Pizzazz, fussy cut those out too, and one in the flash area on the camera, except when I was colouring it in with soem Clear Wink of Stella it all came out at once and made a bit of a mess, so I decided to fill in the whole area.
  • I used Snail adhesive to adhere the background and Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the camera and the hearts.
  • Finally stamping the Snappy Birthday sentiment also in Night of Navy next to the camera.

cyci127-300x226I hope you too will play along with Can You Case It? Here is the challenge info.

 

 

Until next time… Happy stamping,

Lauren

 

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