Thursday, February 2, 2012
Hello there! Today's card uses lots of new items (and new to me items) from the Occasions Mini and Sale-a-bration catalog. I had seen this layout on Maile Belle's blog and I really liked how she used the a die for the cut out portion. This card actually ended up coming out how I envisioned it. I love what that happens! The paper and stamp set are new from the Occasions mini. They are part of the Sweet Shop product suite. I went back and forth on this stamp set and paper. I really liked it as soon as I saw it but I just wasn't sure I would get enough use out of it. After thinking about it and then seeing some cards done with it, I decided to get it. I'm so glad I did. I'm really liking it. The paper is really fun and I love the colors. And I like that the stamp set is something different than the normal flowers or nature type sets I get. I like to venture out and get some different stamps to build my collection. Now on to the card. The Wisteria Wonder piece was embossed with the Stripes Textured embossing folder, which you can get for FREE from the Sale-a-bration catalog. I then die cut that piece with the Labels Collection framelits die. Behind the opening, I added a piece of the Sweet Shop DSP. (Love those little hearts). Then I used the Mouthwatering set to stamp the ice cream cones. I actually stamped the ice cream cone 3 times. The cone in Crumb Cake, the ice cream in Pool Party and Lucky Limeade and the cherry in Real Red. I cut out each of these pieces and then layered them with dimensionals. Then I wrapped some Pool Party bakers twine around the Wisteria Wonder piece, made a bow and then added the sentiment from Party This Way. I added 2 pearls to the sentiment and colored them with the Wisteria Wonder marker. Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek at today's card!!
Stamps: Mouthwatering, Party This Way
Paper: Crumb Cake, Wisteria Wonder, Sweet Shop DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade, Real Red, Black
Accessories: Stripes Textured Embossing folder, Labels Collection Framelits die, Pool Party Baker's twine, Modern Label punch, pearls