Clean and Simple have a new sketch Challenge for this week. I started with a base card made from Early Espresso cardstock. I then adhered a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock to a piece of Early Espresso cardstock and finished off with some Early Espresso Satin ribbon. I adhered this ensemble to the base card and then added a layer of embossed Early Espresso cardstock. Then with a small piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, I stamped the cupcake stand from the Crazy for Cupcakes stamp set. Using a blender pen, I coloured in the icing, the cherries and the stand. I then adhered the stamped Very Vanilla cardstock to the base card. To finish off the card, I stamped the birthday sentiment from the Well Scripted stamp set. I punched out the sentiment using the decorative label punch and then punched out an Early Espresso label, which I cut in half and adhered it behind the stamped label. I adhered the label using foam pads.
Stamps: Well Scripted, Crazy for Cupcakes
Paper: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Decorative Label Punch, Swiss Dot Embossing folder, Blender pen, Early Espresso Satin Ribbon, Foam Pads
I also used this sketch as a base to make another card for the Just Add Ink Challenge.
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I decided to combine two Challenges today. Just Add Ink are asking for a project made in the colours of your favourite Chocolate. At this time of year my favourite Chocolates are small Cadbury Easter Eggs :). They come in various colours so I picked a small green one for my inspiration. The other Challenge I am participating in, is one from the girls at Double Dutch. They are asking for participants to create an Easter basket. For these Challenges, I started with a Whisper White template of the Sweetie Pouch that is on the Waltzing Mouse Stamps site. I then cut out a copy of the template( without the base) using Cottage Wall DSP. I adhered the DSP to the outside of the Whisper White Template. Using the Scallop Trim Border Punch, I trimmed the top edges of the pouch. To make the pouch I then adhered the edges of the base together with Double Sided Tape as well as adhering the front of the pouch. I then punched out a series of different sized Scallop Circles and I stamped the words ‘For You’ from the Basic Phrase stamp set using Pear Pizzaz ink. I punched out the sentiment using the 1 3/8″ inch Circle Punch. I adhered the scallop circles and the circle together and finished it off with adding Dazzling Diamonds, a small heart and small punched out circles from the Owl Punch. I added the sentiment to the pouch using foam pads. I then filled the pouch with mini easter eggs and finished off with come cellophane and Old Olive Satin Ribbon. I then decided to make a card to go with the pouch, because what is a gift without a card :).
Sorry my photos are not better. I will have to take them again in the morning as the flash seems to have flashed out the colours.
Stamps: Basic Phrases
Paper: Whisper White, Old Olive, Cottage Wall DSP (retired)
Ink: Pear Pizzaz
Accessories: Large Scallop Circle Punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Scallop Trim Border Punch,1 3/8″ Circle Punch, Owl Punch, Heart Punch, Old Olive Satin Ribbon, Cellophane, Dazzling Diamonds, Foam Pads
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