Today's Color Challenge from SCS (CC375) is Night of Navy, Bashful Blue and Pumpkin Pie - a fabulous color combo!! The dessert is Father's Day, but I decided to skip dessert today. I used one of my "go-to" layouts ... clean and simple. Hope you like this paper-pieced CAS card made from all SU! products.
"Get Well Soon"
Here's a close-up of the paper-pieced umbrella:
Stamp: Ain't Love Grand (SU!)
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie polka-dot DP, Night of Navy polka-dot DP (SU!)
Ink: Basic Black, Night of Navy; Stampin' Write markers: Basic Gray, Bashful Blue, Pumpkin Pie (SU!)
Accessories & Tools: Scalloped border punch, 1/4" Pumpkin Pie grosgrain ribbon, sponge, glue, sticky strips and adhesives
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I stamped the image three times; once onto Whisper White card front, once onto Pumpkin Pie polka-dot DP, and once onto a scrap of white (for cutting out the raindrops for on top of the umbrella).
I colored in the water puddles with my Bashful Blue Stampin' Write markers and the handle with Gray and Pumpkin Pie. I cut out the top of the umbrella from the polka-dot DP and glued it onto my card front. I colored the raindrops (from the scrap white), cut them out and mounted them on top of the umbrella.
I punched the scalloped border from the Night of Navy polka-dot DP. Tip: when punching borders, especially with darker colored patterned paper, I find that the cut edges show white - so I sponge them with the corresponding ink color - here I sponged the edge with Night of Navy to give it a cleaner look.
I mounted all the pieces as shown in the photo above onto the card front and then mounted the whole thing onto a card base of Night of Navy for stability (this also ensures that the ribbon is glued between the card front and base to hold it securely.
For the inside I used a Whisper White panel, adding the scalloped Night of Navy polka-dot border (same depth as the front), but mounted it at the bottom of the panel, adding a straight piece of Pumpkin Pie ribbon (no knot).