Saturday, July 21, 2012

Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Challenge NC-5

Good Morning, Stampers!

Today we are winding up our last week of the Create with Connie and Mary New Catalog Edition. I can't believe it has been 5 weeks since we first started! Boy, how time flies! There have been some truly amazing projects from this edition, don't you think?!

This past week had been so much fun as it is Designer's Choice week! We have focused on new catalog stamp sets that we did not use during the New Catalog Edition along with the sketch below. I chose one of my new super-favorite sets called Postage Due from page 108 of the catalog.
Have you seen this stamp set? It is gorgeous!

I started with a piece of 8 1/2 x11" cardstock and cut it in half lengthwise. I folded the card in half and using Basic Gray ink, I stamped the card base by first stamping off the ink. Then I took a piece of Basic Gray cardstock and embossed it using the Delicate Designs embossing folder cut and adhered it to the card front. Using the Finishing Touches edgelit, I cut a piece of So Saffron cardstock and adhered it to the card front. Stamp the (3) postage images in Basic Gray and So Saffron ink. Wrap a piece of Whisper White ribbon and tie in a bow.Punch using the postage punch and adhered the pieces to the card front using dimensionals.

For the flower, I punched (2) flowers from the Bojo Blossoms punch and So Saffron cardstock. After scrunching the flowers, peel the layers apart. Put (4)flower pieces together and secure with a brad. Adhere the flower to the card using a glue dot.

Even though we are at the end remember this edition focused on our wonderful NEW catalog so the ideas are good all year as we wrote them AND we keep the edition live for a year after the edition is over so you can come back and get reinspired throughout the year! It is not to late to join! Head on over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe!

Stamps: Postage Due
Ink: So Saffron, Basic Black
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Gray, So Saffron
Accessories: Ribbon, BoHo Blossom Punch, Postage Punch,  Delicate Designs embossing folder, brads, Finishing Touches edgelits

I will be adding MORE Convention highlights soon!
Happy Stampin'!

1 comment:

Debbie Henderson said...

Such a fun and cute card Melissa. Love the color combination you used!