Friday, January 26, 2007

A Lil' Polka Dots and Paisley

Lil' Polka Dots and Paisley

I am participating in Officer's School hosted by Jackie Bolhuis... one of our projects for this week was to create a card using the Polka Dots and Paisley set from the Spring Mini Catalog. Our task was to create a card that was "Demonstratable" hopefully this meets the criteria, this is something I would certainly do for a workshop demonstration or for a class.

Card Details:
Stamps- Polka Dots and Paisley
Cardstock- Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Regal Rose, Very Vanilla and Rebecca Designer Series Paper
Ink: Close to Cocoa and Regal Rose Stampin Write Markers, Very Vanilla Craft
Other: Ivory Organdy Ribbon, Flirty Ribbon Originals, Chocolate Grosgrain Ribbon

The Find Joy tags were created using the word window punch, the Happy was created using the large oval punch and I used the 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" punches to create the window and floral image. The background strip was created using the Very Vanilla Craft pad and a variation of the Vanilla Double technique. Card Dimensions are 4.25 x 4.25.

Vanilla Double Variation: to achieve this look, stamp lined image in Very Vanilla craft ink, let it sit for about 45 seconds and then smudge it with a paper towel slightly. Normally you would want to stamp randomly with ink after completing this step but in this card I didn't. The photograph does not show this particular part of the card well, but in person it looks like a faux bleaching technique (very lightly faded). Enjoy~


Linda Schmitt said...

Great card! And very demonstrable for sure - you're showing off lots of accessories! I need to play around with this set more!

Kathy said...

I love this card--it's gorgeous!!!

Creative Expressions by Stephanie said...

Cute card Kyla!!! Love your new watermark too ;)

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card. Love the papers and set together.