Stampin’ Up! Beautiful You with Mediterranean Moments

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful You and Mediterranean Moments stamp sets to create my card to share with you today.

My card design is loosely based on Freshly Made Sketches #280.

And my card also works for CAS-ual Fridays CFC170.

I started by stamping the image of the woman from the Beautiful You stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Shimmery White card stock.  Then I stamped the image again on a Post-It Note and snipped around it to create a mask.

I placed the Post-It Note mask over the stamped image on the Shimmery White card stock panel and then I stamped the image from the Mediterranean Moments stamp set in Soft Suede ink over it.  I removed the mask and then used an Aqua Painter with just water to “paint” over the background image to soften it a bit.

I used Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron inks and an Aqua Painter to add just a little color to the bike, door, greenery and windows on the background image.  Then I used Real Red and Pink Pirouette inks and an Aqua Painter to add color to the image of the woman.  I let the panel dry completely before proceeding.

I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful You stamp set in Early Espresso ink on the Shimmery White card stock panel and then adhered the panel to a panel of Real Red card stock with SNAIL.  I adhered the layered panel to a Soft Suede card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added a single Real Red enamel dot from the Brights Enamel Shapes pack to finish the card front.

I stamped the image from the Beautiful You stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Shimmery White card stock and then watercolored it with Real Red ink.  I let the panel dry completely and then adhered it inside the card base.

You can check out my Facebook Live video showing you how I watercolored this card here:

You can see a complete list of supplies used, including card stock cuts, to create this project at the very bottom of this post.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Soft Suede – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Real Red – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel
  • Shimmery White – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

19 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Beautiful You with Mediterranean Moments

  1. Your coloring is spot-on Amy. The card turned out gorgeous, and those stamp sets were almost meant to be used together. Hope your little one is feeling better soon!

  2. Beautiful card and coloring! Thanks for the details on your masking. Great take on the sketch. Hope the little one feels better by now.

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