My card share today features the new hostess stamp set from Stampin’ Up! called Simply Sketched. This is such a beautiful set with so many great uses. The colors for my card were inspired by Dynamic Duos #59. For the second color, I added just a touch of Real Red to my card.
I started by stamping the branch image from the Simply Sketched stamp set in Smoky Slate ink on a Smoky Slate card stock panel. I adhered the panel to a Basic Gray card base with SNAIL. Then I stamped the center image in Basic Gray ink on a Smoky Slate card stock panel, colored the berries with the fine tip end of my Real Red Stampin’ Write Marker (to give it a more sketched appearance) and adhered to a Basic Gray panel, then to the card front with SNAIL.
I stamped the sentiment in Basic Gray ink on a Smoky Slate panel, punched it out with the Large Oval Punch and adhered it to a Basic Gray Scallop Oval Punch with SNAIL, then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. To finish the card front, I colored the white thread in the center of the Basic Gray 1/4″ Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon with my Smoky Slate Stampin’ Write Marker, tied a bow and adhered it to the card front with Glue Dots.
I finished the inside of the card by stamping the branch images in Smoky Slate ink on a Smoky Slate panel and I adhered it with SNAIL.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Simply Sketched (hostess stamp set 129669 wood, 129672 clear)
Punches: Large Oval Punch (119855); Scallop Oval Punch (119856)
Embellishments: Basic Gray 1/4″ Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (129879)
Ink: Smoky Slate Classic Stampin’ Pad (131179); Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad (126981); Real Red (10052) & Smoky Slate (131898) Stampin’ Write Markers
Card Stock & Cuts: Basic Gray (121044) – card base cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4-1/4″, Scallop Oval Punch, 2-1/4″ x 3-3/4″ panel; Smoky Slate (131202) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 2″ x 3-1/2″ panel, Large Oval Punch
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Glue Dots (103683)
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