Monday, February 20, 2012

CCMC189 and Fabulous Florets

Greetings, Stampers, and Happy Monday! Today's project is a clean and simple card made with the Fabulous Florets Stamp Set and coordinating Beyond the Garden Designer Series Paper. This project truly came together in 30 minutes; I timed it. Of course, that is actual creating time and does not include the time spent trying to locate the ingredients! My stamping space is pretty organized, though, which definitely helps me to be more efficient.

What do you think of this week's Color Challenge at Create With Connie and Mary? Unexpected, but very pretty, I think. The designer paper really helped to pull it all together.

The branch image from the Fabulous Florets Stamp Set was stamped directly onto the Whisper White Card Stock. The blossoms were heat embossed with Versamark Ink and Melon Mambo Embossing Powder, then cut out by hand and layered on top. 

Stampin' Up! Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Fabulous Florets, Sincere Salutations
Card Stock: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Chocolate Chip
Designer Series Paper: Beyond the Garden
Ink Pads: Versamark, Lucky Limeade, Chocolate Chip
Tools: Heat Tool, Scallop Edge Border Punch
Accessories: Melon Mambo Embossing Powder, Designer Printed Brads, Lucky Limeade Ruffled Ribbon

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Lisa Martz said...

Another lovely card! The stamp set and paper you chose are perfect for this challenge. Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary Challenge this week!

Carrie Sampsel said...

So cute and I really think that paper is perfect for this color challenge. Thanks for joining us this week over at Create with Connie and Mary.

Julie said...

Cute card! A perfect Paper choice for this color combo!! Thanks for playing along with CCMC this week!

Connie Babbert said...

Love the clean lines...that DSP works perfectly with this color challenge! Thanks for playing along with the color challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

Mary Brown said...

Simple and beautiful! That added brad down in the corner was the perfect finishing touch! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Debbie Henderson said...

So cute how you stamped the solo leaf near the sentiment and the flower layer is spectacular! Thanks for playing CCMC this week!

Deb said...

Another beauty!! Love the layout you used on this! The ribbon and brad are both great touches! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Nance Leedy said...

Love that mambo ep--it really makes the flower pop! Perfect choice of dsp too and I love that brad in the corner! Thank you for joining us at CCMC!