Stampin’ Up! Big Day In Chalk

I used the new 2015 Sale-a-bration stamp set from Stampin’ Up! called Big Day and the new Chalkboard Paper and Inks to create my card to share today.

Big Day - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches #167.

Screen Shot 2014-12-29 at 5.48.28 PMI started by running a panel of Coastal Cabana card stock through my Big Shot twice with the Happy Heart Embossing Folder (available Jan 6).  I knew that the seam would be covered by the tag, so I was able to emboss the panel twice without worrying about a crease down the middle.  Then I adhered the embossed panel to a panel of Strawberry Slush Card Stock with SNAIL and to a Basic Black card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Big Day 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I cut a strip from the Stacked With Love DSP Stack (available Jan 6) and punched both ends with the Hexagon Punch, then adhered the strip to the card front with SNAIL.  I cut a 2″ strip from the Chalkboard Paper (available Jan 6) and punched the top with the Angled Tag Topper Punch.  Then I wrapped a strip of Stacked With Love Designer Washi Tape around the tag.

Big Day 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment from the Big Day stamp set (Sale-a-bration item available Jan 6) in Aquamarine ColorBox Chalk Ink (available Jan 6) and heat set it with my Heat Tool.  Then I stamped the candle image in Rose Coral ColorBox Chalk Ink (available Jan 6) using my Stamp-a-ma-jig for placement and heat setting between each imageas well.  I pulled three strands of Coastal Cabana Thick Baker’s Twine through the tag punch and tied them with a strand of Strawberry Slush Thick Baker’s Twine, then adhered the tag to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Big Day 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the ice cream sentiment from the Big Day stamp set in Rose Coral ColorBox Chalk Ink on a separate panel of Chalkboard Paper and heat set it.  I punched the sentiment out with the Large Oval Punch and layered it over a Scallop Oval Punch from Strawberry Slush card stock.  I adhered the oval sentiment to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals, then added three Rhinestone Basic Jewels to finish the card front.

Big Day 4 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, the cake image in Coastal Cabana ink and the candles in Strawberry Slush ink (using my Stamp-a-ma-jig for placement) on a Whisper White panel inside the card.  I colored in the flames on the candles with my Light Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blendabilities Marker.

You can find a complete list of supplies for this project , including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

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2015 Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog - Stamp With Amy K

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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Basic Black – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Strawberry Slush – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, Scallop Oval Punch
  • Coastal Cabana – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
  • Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper Stack – 7/8″ x  5″ strip
  • Chalkboard Paper – 2″ x 3-3/4″ panel, Large Oval Punch

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

Price: $99.95

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4 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Big Day In Chalk

  1. What a clever use of the tag to cover the embossing seam. All of the cards using the new items are so pretty and this one is no exception! I have never been much of a fan of the chalkboard technique but I may become a follower after seeing these pretty chalk ink colors.

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