I used the Stampin’ Up! Fresh Fruit stamp set to create my card for the Happy Stampers blog hop. We’ve got a sketch challenge this week and this is what I made for it. I am in love with Flirty Flamingo…I think that I might need an intervention! 😉
Here is the sketch that we’re playing with this week:
I started by stamping a panel of Daffodil Delight card stock with the flower images from the Fresh Fruit photopolymer stamp set in Daffodil Delight ink.
I adhered a panel from the Fruit Stand DSP pack to a panel of Flirty Flamingo card stock, then to the Daffodil Delight card stock panel with SNAIL. Then I stamped the sentiment from the Fresh Fruit stamp set in Flirty Flamingo ink and the dot image in Cucumber Crush ink across the Daffodil Delight panel.
**Quick Tip: When you are layering papers that are cut at an angle and you want the angles to be the same, lightly tack the layers together with SNAIL and trim them both at the same time. Then pull your layers apart and trim the bottom straight off the smaller panel. That will ensure that your angled layers line up perfectly!
I wrapped a strand of Cucumber Crush Thick Baker’s Twine around the layered panel and tied a bow. I used a little tape on the back of the panel to hold the twine in place, then adhered the layered panel to a Cucumber Crush card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I adhered a strip of the Fruit Stand DSP to a Whisper White panel inside the card.
You can find a complete list of supplies for this project, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
Alright, on with the hop! Click the button below to hop over to see what Shelagh Freemantle has created today.
And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:
- Sandi MacIver
- Amy Koenders – You Are Here
- Shelagh Freemantle
- Mary Deatherage
- Jari Francis
- Kristi Gray
- Heather Wright-Porto
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Cucumber Crush – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Daffodil Delight – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Flirty Flamingo – 3-7/8″ x 3-1/2″ panel trimmed at an angle
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside the card)
- Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper – 3-3/4″ x 3-1/2″ panel trimmed at an angle
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: