Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Happiness Always


Hi friends! Well I have to confess, I LOVE square card layouts!!! Here's another cutie from the Sweet Sunday Sketch challenge and my take on the sketch! My color inspiration was from Stacey's Curtain Call to use: Going Gray, More Mustard, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, and Very Vanilla! Here's another confession: Going Gray is probably the least used Stampin' Up! color I use! I'm totally drawn to Basic Gray since it's dark - but I really enjoyed using the lighter Going Gray with the rich colors of the More Mustard and dark Chocolate Chip!

Stampin' Essentials Tips:
  • My card base was cut from Going Gray card stock to 5-1/4" x 10-1/2", then scored and folded at 5-1/4". My fold is at the top so that I could wrap my ribbon around the card! The Pink Elephant blog posted a challenge to use ribbon, and I used the Stampin' Up! Basic Gray Taffeta on mine!
  • Did you notice those super cute NEW Brads in the corner of my card!?! They are the Chocolate Chip 1/4" Sending Love Epoxy Brads! There's 16 brads total per container; 8 each of 2 designs! I used the Chocolate Chip & Vanilla flower ones on mine, but there's also stripes too!
  • The cute swirly DSP paper is a FREEBIE in the SAB brochure! It's from the Welcome Neighbor DSP pad! Contains {72} 6" x 6" sheets total: 3 each of 24 double-sided designs!
  • The flowers in the center circles is from the Pocket Silhouettes stamp set (111672) on page 97 of the SU Idea Book & Catalog! I stamped them in Chocolate Chip ink on the Very Vanilla card stock.
  • My 'Happiness Always' sentiment is another FREEBIE from the SAB brochure! It's from the Whimsical Words (118386) stamp set on page 8 of the brochure! You can get this FREE stamp set with a $50 order and in either the Wood Mount {W} or the Clear Mount {C}. You have a choice!!

To Start Shopping for Stampin' Up! On-Line, CLICK HERE!

Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes (111672), Whimsical Words (118386 - SAB)
Ink: Chocolate Chip (100908), More Mustard (103162)
Card Stock: Going Gray (108588), Very Vanilla (101650), Chocolate Chip (102128), More Mustard (100946)
Paper: Welcome Neighbor (118401 - SAB)
Embellishments: Chocolate Chip Sending Love Epoxy Brads (117272), Basic Gray Taffeta Ribbon (109064)
Tools: Big Shot (113439), Scallop Circle (113468), Circle Scissor Plus (112530)
Finished Size: 5-1/4" Square


Have a wonderful day,
Kari

6 comments:

  1. so pretty, Kari! You must LOVE ribbon as much as I do:) You rocked both challenges:) Thanks so much for playing the Curtain Call! BTW...my package came today...LOVE IT...and so does my DD, Hannah! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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  2. This is fabulous!! Great double challenge card!

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  3. Very pretty, love the clean simple look! Thanks for playing along with us this week at TPE!

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  4. Great card. Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at TPE!


    Betty

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  5. Love the simplicity! Thanks for joining in the TPE fun this week!!

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  6. So cute, just like your smile! xo, Marian

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