Aug 10 2010

Punched Posies – CC283

Gosh…I haven't played along with the SCS challenges in quite a while!  I was looking for a color challenge and decided to play along with them today!  The colors are Baja Breeze, Poppy Parade, Crumb Cake and a Neutral.  Very fun color combo!


Here is my take on those colors!



For my card, I started with the Top Note die and cut the Whisper White with the Big Shot.  I also knew I wanted to use one of the phrases in Stampin' Up!'s stamp set, Word Play…I love how large the font is on these!  I picked this greeting with the thought that I'd use hearts some way…then saw my Punched Posies stamp set and decided Poppy Parade and Baja Breeze flowers was the way to go.  I stamped the words in Poppy Parade on the Whisper White, then sponged around the edges with Baja Breeze ink.


I inked up the large flower in Poppy Parade and punched with the Fancy Flower punch.  Then I stamped the smaller flowers in Baja Breeze and cut them out (they are really intended to use with the 1" circle, but I like them cut out better).   I used Stampin' Dimensionals to place them on the bottom of the Top Note.  I used a button tied with Linen Thread for the center of the large flower and the new adhesive 1/2 pearls in the centers of the smaller flowers…I LOVE these! 


I decided to add the Crumb Cake color with a butterfly in the upper right corner, so I stamped her on Whisper White with Crumb Cake for the wings and Baja Breeze for the body , then used the Butterfly punch.  She is popped up with Stampin' Dimensionals, too.  Then I decided to use the itty bitt 1/2 pearls to define her flight pattern.  LOVE how that looks!  Since the punch cut off the antenna, I drew them back on with my Baja Breeze Stampin' Write Marker.


The base of the card is Poppy Parade and I layered some Sunny Garden Designer Paper onto Baja Breeze cardstock in the background.  I think this worked out great for the SCS283 Challenge!


Well, I'm off to help move my youngest son's household today…could he have picked a busier week?  lol!


Don't forget!  Create with Connie and Mary is looking for FOUR new Design Team Members for the next session of Create with Connie and Mary, featuring the Holiday Mini!  We'd love to have you apply!  If you applied last time, try again!  We had so many great applications last time it was very hard to choose!  You can find out more information over on Create with Connie and Mary!

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Aug 10, 2010 - 11:08:59
Rose Kerry said:

A very cute card. I have all those punches so I need to make one of these for myself to remind myself to use my punches more!