Friday, February 06, 2009

The other half

As promised, here's the other half of the scallop carousel note that I used yesterday. This time I've taken my colour inspiration from the Afternoon Tea papers. For the main image (from "Live Your Dream" stamp set in the Mini), I inked up the entire image in Soft Sky ink, and then carefully used the corner of my Wild Wasabi inkpad for the stem, and the corner of my Groovy Guava inkpad for the flower centre. I then stamped it on Whisper White cardstock, and without re-inking, stamped the image again just slightly to one side. this gives a 3D effect. I did it by eye, but you could use the Stamp-a-ma-jig to be more precise about the placement if you prefer. Instead of mounting this panel on Chocolate Chip cardstock, I used the Afternoon Tea paper - the lovely chocolate hessian-y piece. For the greeting, I stamped the word 'Thanks' (from "Live Your Dream" and punched it out using the scallop square punch. I then trimmed it down to make a little frame. You can see how HERE. Clever, hey? The rest is just some background stamping and more pretty Afternoon Tea papers.


Materials (all Stampin' Up!)
stamps: Live Your Dream
ink: Soft Sky, Wild Wasabi, Groovy Guava, Chocolate Chip
card: Groovy Guava, Whisper White
other: Afternoon Tea DSP, Scallop Square punch, Carousel Notes

4 comments:

  1. Another beautiful card Marelle and what a great idea for using the Carousel Notes. Love the subtle colours and the stamped flowers are just perfect for this card. Love it and the one before!

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  2. Lovely card, love this paper. I also used the paper for an INKlings challenge this week.

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  3. I love the afternoon tea paper, and that little tag thing is great. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  4. This card is just at cute as the previous. Love the colours & papers too

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