November 12, 2010

Pal Paper Arts-PPA68

Pals Paper Arts Inspiration Challenge from the photo below:

Wowza......this was almost a stumper for me. I can usually whip up a card quick when I have something to go by........this one, not! I knew exactly what I wanted to use for the background but from that point on........I was totally stumped. I stared at the photo and stared at the photo and finally, it came together:

Want a quick and easy way to create your own Cherry Cobbler cardstock? I learned today that when you add Real Red ink to Perfect Plum cardstock.......end result, Cherry Cobbler! Keep reading below and find out how I created my background.

My 2 little vases were created using the Ornament Punch. Just snip a little part on the tip of your ornament to create a flat bottom!

For the background I started out with my Vintage Wallpaper Impressions Folder and using a Brayer, inked the inside of the embossing folder. Keep rolling ink on the folder until you are satisfied with the darkness of the ink:

Insert your cardstock inside the folder, roll through the Big Shot and voila! you now have an embossed background piece with two different colors! I use white cardstock in this sample so you could see the texture and the color:


SU! Supplies:
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Perfect Plum, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler
  • Tools: Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper Impressions Folder, Stampin' Dimensionals, Scallop Border Punch, Brayer, Ornament Punch
  • Stamp Set: Pocket Silhouettes, Autumn Days, Silhouette Sentiments
  • Accessories: 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon, Pearl Jewels
  • Inks: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Real Red

  • My Information:
  • Debbie Henderson
  • Stampin' Up! Demonstrator
  • deb_henderson@hotmail.com
  • Shop 24/7: http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/debbiehenderson/

8 comments:

  1. Great instructions and great effect! This is so elegant especially with the white vases against the background!

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  2. Beautiful job using the inspiration photo. The white vases are striking with the darker colors.

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  3. Beautiful, Debbie! So elegant looking! Thanks for playing at Pals Paper Arts!

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  4. That's amazing! It's like the table cloth leapt out of the picture on to your card! CLEH-VUH!

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  5. Pretty card ... love the background. Thanks for playing at PPA.

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  6. Stunning . . . loved the technique. congrats on being a PPA pick. Hugs, Mary

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  7. Congrats on your PPA Pick, Debbie! Your card was fabulous!

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