With the fantastic summer-like temperatures we’ve been having here in Portland, I thought that I’d share a quick summery card with you today. This card was inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments #156 Sketch Challenge. I used the Summer Silhouettes and Tiny Tags stamp sets from Stampin’ Up! to create this card.
I started by stamping the flower and stem images from the Summer Silhouettes stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on Sahara Sand card stock. I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Rose Red card stock, then to the card base with SNAIL. Then I adhered a strip of 1-1/4″ Two-Tone Ribbon to the card front with SNAIL. I stamped the flower images (using my Stamp-a-ma-jig for placement) in Rose Red and Wild Wasabi ink on Sahara Sand card stock and cut the image out with an Ovals Collection Framelits Die. I adhered an oval that I’d cut from Rose Red card stock and embossed with the Fancy Fan Embossing Folder behind the stamped oval with SNAIL, then I adhered the layered ovals to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I colored the sentiments from the Tiny Tags stamp set with my Stampin’ Write Markers, stamped them on Sahara Sand card stock, and punched them out with the Jewelry Tag Punch. I also punched a flower from Rose Red card stock using my Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack and a 1/2″ circle from Wild Wasabi card stock. I punched the center of all 4 pieces with the 1/16″ Circle Handheld Punch and placed a 3/16″ Subtles Brad (Rose Red) through the hole. I adhered the layered punches to a Silver Basics Designer Button with a Glue Dot, then I adhered the button to the card front with a Glue Dot. I also added 3 pearls to either side of the flower image and one small pearl to the hello sentiment.
To finish the card, I stamped the stem image again in Sahara Sand ink inside the card.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Summer Silhouettes (126445 wood, 126447 clear); Tiny Tags (118091 wood, 118592 clear)
Dies, Embossing Folders & Punches: Ovals Collection Framelits Dies (129381); Itty Bitty Shapes Punches Pack (118309); Jewelry Tag Punch (117190); 1/16″ Circle Handheld Punch (101227); 1/2″ Circle Punch (119869); Fancy Fan Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127751)
Embellishments: Silver Basic Designer Buttons (129325); Pearl Basic Jewels (119247); 3/16″ Subtles Brads (119738); 1-1/4″ Pink Pirouette/Rose Red Two-Tone Ribbon (129294)
Ink: Wild Wasabi Classic Stampin’ Pad (126959); Rose Red Classic Stampin’ Pad (126954); Sahara Sand Classic Stampin’ Pad (126976); Rose Red & Wild Wasabi (119700) Stampin’ Write Markers
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049)
Card Stock & Cuts: Sahara Sand (121043) – card base cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″ and scored at 5-1/2″, 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, Ovals Collection Framelits die cut; Rose Red (102544) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, Ovals Collection Framelits die cut, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch; Wild Wasabi (108641) – 1/2″ Circle Punch
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Glue Dots (103683)
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