Apr 16 2015

CCMC351 Flamingo Lingo

It’s Thursday and time for a Create with Connie and Mary Challenge!  It’s a fun sketch!  Grab your stamps and play along!


Have you purchased the Ronald McDonald House Charities set this year yet?  It will soon be retired!  Stampin’ Up! donates $3 to RMHC for every set sold.  This year’s is especially cute!  All the images on my card came from this set.


Flamingo Lingo

Here’s my card.  I used two of the retiring In Colors, too…better grab your refills and extra cardstock or accessories while you can!


CCMC351 Flamingo Lingo

  • The base is 4-1/4 x 11 Coastal Cabana, folded in half.
  • The Basic Gray layer is 4 x 5-1/4.
  • Placed along the left side of the 3-3/4 x 5 layer of Whisper White is a 1-1/4 x 5 strip of the Strawberry Slush geometric lines from Confetti Celebrations.  On top is a coordinating diagonal piece of the polka dots pattern, then a 1/4″ strip of the gray design, based on the sketch.
  • On the right side, the flamingo from Flamingo Lingo was inked with Strawberry Slush Ink, then the legs colored with the Basic Gray Marker, then stamped.
  • Happy Day was stamped with Tuxedo Black Ink on Coastal Cabana and cut out (or use the banner framelits) and popped up across the legs.
  • The flower in Flamingo Lingo was stamped three times with Crushed Curry ink on Whisper White, then punched with the Petite Petals punch.
  • Bright pink Candy Dots were placed in the centers and then popped up on the front of the card.
  • The eye was colored with a Basic Black Marker, and the ground was colored with the Sahara Sand Marker.


Isn’t this a fun card?  Make sure to check out what the rest of the Challenge Team did this week over on Create with Connie and Mary!  And check out the details of our latest Card “Create”tions Celebration session!  It’s not too late to join!


8 People have left comments on this post

Apr 16, 2015 - 09:04:08

Very cool color combo! It actually feels a little retro…sort of a late 50’s or early 60’s vibe, which hearkens back to the pink yard flamingo’s beginnings!

Apr 16, 2015 - 12:04:02

I love this fun set and your card is so bright and happy! Love the DSP you used too! This card will definitely brighten someone’s day!

Apr 16, 2015 - 03:04:08
Sue said:

This is too cute! I bought this little set but haven’t inked it up yet. You’re inspiring me!

Apr 16, 2015 - 05:04:38
Alison Barclay said:

Beautiful card! It looks very ‘Palm Springs’ retro. I love it! 🙂

Apr 18, 2015 - 07:04:28
Chris Slogar said:

Really great colors and fun card, Connie! The flowers are a great touch, and I was happy to see that they are in this stamp set. I love it when all of the elements of a card are in just one set!

Apr 18, 2015 - 09:04:48
Lisa Young said:

I love the bright colors and the addition of the flowers – one can never have too many flowers! Super cute card, Connie.

Apr 19, 2015 - 10:04:32
Lisa Martz said:

Going to miss these colors! Very fun card!

Apr 22, 2015 - 10:04:13
Joanne James said:

I love those bright yellow flowers alongside your flamingo – this card really does have a retro vibe to it! Love the sentiment banner across the legs too!