April 3, 2014

CCMC297!

Hi Everyone. So glad you decided to stop by today because we have a new sketch challenge at Create with Connie & Mary to play with. Here is the sketch for this week:


I decided to use the square layer on the front to create a little scenery for you today:


I think Lovely As A Tree has got to be the stamp set that has been the most popular and our longest carry-over set of all time at Stampin' Up!


I started out by adding 3 strips of Basic Black Cardstock measuring 3/4" wide on my card front. I then added embossing at the top and the bottom using the Needlepoint Border Embossing Folder:


I stamped part of the trees using StazOn Jet Black Ink on my square that I cut with the Squares Collection Framelits Dies and then sponged some Pool Party and Pear Pizzazz Inks. I even sponged a little bit of ink on my sentiment also. Quite a few of my customers ask me why I use StazOn for my choice of black ink. That's because it never smudges when coloring and the images stamp so crisp.

I layered the square over the next size up of framelits using Stampin' Dimensionals and added Stampin' Dimensionals again to glue to my card base:


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Card Supplies:
  • Stamps: Lovely As A Tree, Express Yourself
  • Inks: StazOn Jet Black, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz
  • Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pear Pizzazz
  • Tools: Big Shot Machine, Needlepoint Embossing Folder, Stampin' Dimensionals, Word Window Punch

 
Thanks for stopping by to visit!


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12 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, Debbie! Love the little scene you created! I really should get this stamp set out again! Such a classic!

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  2. What a lovely card using this set! I never grow tired of this set, it is a classic! Love it with these colors too. The touch of embossed scallops is lovely!

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  3. Its my favorite stamp set.
    Very nice card; the border is a good choice!

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  4. I love this card - the colors are striking! And the trees look beautiful. Nice job!

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  5. Beautiful! You created a spring card with a wintery looking image. Love your creativity.

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  6. Love your sponging and how you made it look life-like. Can you believe that this is one stamp set I have never owned? I love what people do with it but have never felt compelled to buy it. This card is lovely!

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  7. Love these colors and one of my favorite stamp sets!

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  8. Thank you Debbie....I may just use this inspiration to create a Sympathy card....love this set as well!

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  9. One of my favorite sets and this card is beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  10. Just sold that set again this week! Amazing. Love the greens and blacks on your card...so elegant. Great job with the sketch!

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  11. GORGEOUS framed scenery! I really like the little bit of embossing you slipped in there!

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  12. Gorgeous get well card! The coloring of the scenery is just amazing!

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