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Monday, August 30, 2010

From the Heart - Stampin 411 Challenge 166

Highlighted below is one of the best stamp sets in the summer mini, Watercolor Trio.  It is beautiful and makes such lovely cards and projects.  I played along with the Stampin 411 Sketch Challenge 166.
Very Vanilla was used as the base card as well as the image.  I layered Blueberry Crisp Designer Series Paper on the card front as well as under the image mat.  I stamped the image with Rich Razzleberry ink, stamping off the image to give it some depth and layered it on Daffodil Delight that had been punched on one edge with the Scallop Trim Border Punch.  The layer of Rich Razzleberry was punched with the same border punch on one edge.  Stampin' Dimensionals brought forward the image and Basic Rhinestones were added for a little dazzle.  I knew I wanted to use the Blueberry Crisp dsp, so I went to the fantastic Color Coach, decided to use Pacific Point as the main color and worked with the "coach" to come up with the perfect colors.  It works every time.   What do you think?

Supplies Used 
Super Stamp Set:  Watercolor Trio from the summer mini (w-#117050; c-#120084)
Irresistible Ink:  Rich Razzleberry (#115658)
Paper Confections:  Very Vanilla (#101650); Rich Razzleberry (#115316); Daffodil Delight (#119683); Blueberry Crisp DSP (#117392)
Terrific Tools:  Color Coach (#121620); Scallop Trim Border Punch (#118402)
Finish It Up:  Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430); Basic Rhinestones (#119246)

It's a fresh start to a new week, technically the last week of summer.  Go out there and get ready to celebrate the Labor Day weekend.
 

7 comments:

gbarron56 said...

Patti -- the colors you choose are just beautiful together! Great job on this sketch! thanks so much for playing with the Stamping 411 Operators! Blessings, Gretchen

Connie Babbert said...

Love that set, love your card! Beautiful colors...

Kerin said...

Great colors, and I love the opposite scallop borders! Thanks for playing along this week :)

Selene Kempton said...

This is just wonderful! I love your use of the scallop border punch! Great job!

Hi, I'm Lee Conrey! said...

So very pretty. Thanks for playing along.

Tiffany Bauer said...

This is so pretty!! Love the colors and I LOVE your blog design!!! Too stinkin' cute!! Thanks for playing along with us!!

Robin Merriman said...

Love the colors you used! This is lovely!