For my card share today, I used the Apothecary Art stamp set from Stampin’ Up! My card design was inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge #165 and by the Fab Friday #24 Color Challenge. When I saw the inspiration photo from Hand Stamped Sentiments, I immediately thought of school and since my blog candy weekend is focusing on teacher gifts, I thought that a teacher thank you card would be the perfect thing!
I started by embossing a Crisp Cantaloupe panel with the Beautifully Baroque Embossing Folder, then adhering it to a Crisp Cantaloupe card base with SNAIL. Next, I adhered a panel of Venetian Romance DSP to a Very Vanilla panel, then to the card front with SNAIL.
To give the card a little bit of that black patent shine, I stamped the image from the Apothecary art stamp set in VersaMark ink, sprinkled it with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it. I repeated that process with the sentiment, using the Stamp-a-ma-jig to help with placement. Then I colored the flowers with my Stampin’ Write Markers and cut the image out with the Labels Collection Framelits die. I adhered Crisp Cantaloupe 3/8″ Ruffle Stretch Trim to the back of the die cut with SNAIL, then adhered the die cut to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I finished the card front by adding three pearls to the lower right corner.
To finish the inside of the card, I simply adhered a strip of Venetian Romance DSP to a Very Vanilla panel.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Apothecary Art (128415 wood, 125527 clear)
Dies & Embossing Folders: Labels Collection Framelits Dies (125598); Beautifully Baroque Embossing Folder (130917)
Embellishments: Crisp Cantaloupe 3/8″ Ruffle Stretch Trim (130021); Pearl Basic Jewels (119247); Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109133)
Ink: VersaMark Pad (102283); Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding (131260) So Saffron (131263) & Crumb Cake (120967) Stampin’ Write Markers
Tools: Heat Tool (129053); Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049)
Card Stock & Cuts: Crisp Cantaloupe (131298) – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel; Very Vanilla (101650) – 3-7/8″ x 4″ panel, Labels Collection Framelits die cut; Venetian Romance Designer Series Paper (130144) – 3-3/4″ x 4″ panel
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
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Wow!Beautiful card!!!Love the design,Awesome color!!!
Thanks so much!!
Perfect teacher card Amy! You can’t use that sentiment too often for teachers can you? I totally LOVE the ruffled trim around your framelits panel! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!
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Very pretty card thank you for your informative postings, as always much appreciated.
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Beautiful card! I love the soft color palette you pulled from the photo. Thanks for playing at HSS! Erika
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Very pretty card!! The ruffled trim “border” is beautiful!! I love that ribbon!! Thank you for joining us at Fab Friday!!