? I stamped 3 identical images onto Very Vanilla Cardstock using Basic Black Ink. I punched 3 circles in Riding Hood Red & layered them over the top of the stamped images. I adhered the DSP to the bottom of the Very Vanilla & run the whole lot through the Bigshot using Square Lattice Embossing Folder. This was adhered to Basic Black Cardstock & then to the Base Card – Riding Hood Red.
With the rain about today, I decided that I would sit & attempt a couple of challenges. This one is from Stamp-a-Holics which I have done before. It looked too easy not to attempt & upon seeing the sketch, though immediately of “Circle Circus”. I love this set & can’t seem to get enough of it. I’ve also used colours that are not me, but they just sort of jumped into my hands.
Now one of the conditions for this Sketch Challenge is – A card must be completed in 15 minutes or less. Yep, I had 68 seconds left. Boy, does the time fly when you are having fun.
Base Card – Whisper White – 5 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ or 15cm x 10.5cm – Score & Fold in half
Layer 1 – Old Olive – 5 3/4″ x 4″ or 14.5cm x 10cm – Cut from bottom about 1″. This allows you to attach the Basic Black Scalloped Edge
Layer 2 – Basic Gray – 4 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ or 11.5cm x 4cm
I punch an edge along a scrap piece of Basic Black Cardstock & layered it along the bottom half of Old Olive Cardstock. I adhered the other half of Old Olive across the top of the Basic Black.
I punched 3 Whisper White squares & stamped them randomly using different images & Olid Olive, Basic Gray & Basic Black Inks. These were adhered to the Basic Gray Cardstock, ensuring that they were placed evenly.This was then adhered to the Olive Olive Cardstock.
I stamped the sentiment directly onto Old Olive Cardstock using Basic Black Marker. I then drew a couple of scriggley lines under the sentiment using my Basic Black Marker.
I again stamped 2 images onto Whisper White Cardstock, one in Old Olive Ink & the other using Basic Gray Ink. I punched these images using 2 punches & adhered to the card.
The whole card was then adhered to the Base Card – Whisper White. I drew white dots in the middle of the scalloped edge to lift it a little using my Gel Pen.
Stamp Set – Circle Circus, A Word for You
Ink – Basic Gray, Old Olive, Basic Black
Cardstock – Whisper White, Basic Gray, Basic Black, Old Olive
Punches – 1 1/4″ Circle, 3/4″ Circle, Scallop Edge, 1 1/4″ Square
Accessories – Snail Glue, Gel Pen, SU Markers
As I said 68 seconds left. A great male’s card.
When I saw this challenge, I knew that I wanted to create a male card by using Circle Circus. Then to top it off, I found some DSP that would match perfectly with the stamp set & sketch. I will admit I am very happy with the way it turned out. Got to love it when that happens!
Base Card – Baja Breeze Cardstock – Cut, score & fold
Layer 1 – Very Vanilla Cardstock – 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″ or 14cm x 10cm
Layer 2 – DSP – 2 1/2″ x 3 7/8″ or 6,5cm x 10cm
Stamp sentiment bottom RHS of Very Vanilla Cardstock in Soft Suede Ink. With my Bigshot, Embossing Folder – Perfect Polka Dots & the bottom half of Very Vanilla Cardstock, I run the Cardstock through the Bigshot. I then asdhered the DSP to the top half of Very Vanilla and adhered to the base card.
Stamp Set – Circle Circus, Sincere Salutations
Inks – Baja Breeze, Soft Suede
Cardstock – Very Vanilla, Baja Breeze, Soft Suede
DSP – Elegant Soiree – Love this DSP
Bigshot Dies – Ovals
Embossing Folder – Perfect Polka Dots
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Bigshot
Until next time, Enjoy!
Challenge # 1 –
I come across a Colour Challenge over at http://stampinwithstacey.blogspot.com/ which ask for the colours Real Red, Old Olive, Chocolate Chip & Certainly Celery to be used.