Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Friends Forever

I'm pretty proud of myself today :)  ... I managed to combine three challenges in one card.  Something of a rarity for me.  I even have trouble combining two.  So when this idea popped into my head, I ran with it.  This is for three challenges for the "Dare To Get Dirty" fan club member challenges this week at SCS ... to join in the fun, you need to become a fan club member.  The challenges are posted by past and present members of the "Dirty Dozen" ... a very talented group of crafters.  Today's card is for the challenges posted by lisalara, TexasGrammy, and Basilefamily.  I kept the card very CAS with white-on-white layers.  Hope you like.

"Friends Forever"

Stamp:  Just Believe (SU!)
Paper:  White, Pumpkin Pie, Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie polka-dot DP, Melon Mambo polka-dot DP (SU!)
Ink:  Melon Mambo (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Nestabilities Classic Rectangles die-cuts (Spellbinders), Large Daisy Punch and Small Sun Punch (Punch Bunch), mat, stylus, tweezers, glue, Stamp-a-ma-jig, and dimensionals

I ran my main white panel through the Big Shot with the rectangle die-cut turned upside down and a silicone mat under the cardstock.  This gave me the embossed rectangle.

I punched three large daisies from each of the two polka-dot DPs.  I shaped them with my mat and stylus and then glued them together, offsetting the petals (see my tutorial on how to make these daisies).  I punched three small suns from each of the two colored cardstock, shaped them with my mat and stylus, cut into the center of each one, twisted them into a cone shape using my tweezers, and added a drop of glue to hold.  I punched three small suns again, each of the two colored cardstock ... this time I shaped them with my mat and stylus and then glued the three layers together, offsetting the rays.  I added glue to the center of the layered suns and placed three of the cone shaped suns in the middle to fill in the space.

I stamped the sentiment in Melon Mambo ink, using the Stamp-a-ma-jig for positioning.

I mounted my main panel onto my white card base, popping it up with dimensionals to add depth.

I added the two flowers, popping them up with dimensionals to add even more depth.

Easy and fun card to make!


Ardyth said...

LOVE it!Great colours and texture and still lovely and CAS. I managed FOUR in tomorrow's card (without even trying - I was trying for two and then realized that it qualifies for two more, I just about fell over! lol!)

Julie said...

This is gorgeous!!! Love the CAS lines and the gorgeous flowers!!!

Anonymous said...

I really need to try that technique for the embossing! LOVE your pink and orange flowers!!! They look so intricate! And of course, wonderful sentiment! Always good to see or hear that special word! Love it!!!

Anonymous said...

That is really lovely.

Darnell said...

What a delicious card, Loll! I see a scoop of raspberry sorbet and a scoop of mango sorbet atop a beautiful snowy white modern shallow dessert plate. Aaaahhhh.

denmo said...

Superb card! Love the CAS style, colours really pop, have made these flowers from your tutorial, fab. TFS...HUGS..Denise (UK)

nwilliams6 said...

wow! Pretty colors, wonderful detail, great design! I love this!!!!

Bonnie said...

These are such beautiful flowers and they really pop against the white on white background! Love it!