Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Stampin' Up! Punch Bunch For You Card

I sat down yesterday to CASE a card that I got from a swap recently and instead this is the card that I came up with...nothing at all like the card I had intended on casing!

The ribbon on this card was Whisper White 1/4 inch grosgrain ribbon (#109025) that I colored with a Regal Rose Marker (#105108) on both sides.  It dried really quickly so this is a FAST way to color ribbon.
Major punch action on this card!  I used 5 different punches:
1 3/4 Scalloped Circle punch (#119854)
1 1/4 inch circle punch (#119861)
1 3/8 inch circle punch (#119860)
Decorative label punch (#120907-Occasions Mini Catalog 2011)
Scalloped edge border punch (#119882)
The decorative paper used was from the Brights collection of patterned paper (#117155) and the Subtles collection of patterned paper (#117152).  The colors are So Saffron and Regal Rose.  
This is a standard size card (8 1/2 x 5 1/2, folded in half) and for the embossed front I added a separate embossed panel of whisper white that measures 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches).  I think embossing a separate panel makes the card sturdy and more substantial, which I prefer.  I used the embossing folder Vintage Wallpaper (#120175)
The image is from the Sale-A-Bration Set Punch Bunch (#121847).  And it's ONLY AVAILABLE FREE with a $50 purchase!  I colored the stamp with Stampin' Write markers using Regal Rose (#105108), So Saffron (#120969), Old Olive(#100079) and Basic Gray(#120966).  TIP:  When I color in large solid areas with a marker like the flowers in this stamp, I use a circular motion for applying the color so I don't get any marker "lines".
I layered all the punched shapes and adhered them to the card front with stampin' dimensionals (#104430). Then I added the pearl accent (#119247) which, I think, really finishes the card nicely.  
Thanks for taking a look and I hope you enjoyed it!

1 comment:

  1. Hi Kelly!

    Love this card - the punched layers with bling look awesome. And the colours look good enough to eat!

    I'm passing on the Stylish Blogger Award to you!
    Stop by my blog for more info on what to do! I'm at www.stampinallaround.blogspot.com



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