Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Thinking of a Friend

A good friend recently had surgery and is at home recuperating.  I wanted to let him know I was thinking of him so I used the Create with Connie and Mary Sketch Challenge #243 as inspiration for this card.

My square card base is Daffodil Delight card stock.  I added a layer of International Bazaar designer paper.  I colored just the sentiment from the Just Thinking single stamp with the Rich Razzleberry marker, stamped it on Naturals Ivory card stock and cut it out with the Big Shot and one of the Window Frames dies.  The same stamp was then heat embossed on Rich Razzleberry card stock with VersaMark and clear embossing powder.  I used the same die to cut out the embossed image.  An exacto knife was used to cut out the center. I then colored just the word friend with the Rich Razzleberry marker, stamped it on Daffodil Delight card stock, cut it out with the Word Window Punch and attached it to the rest of the sentiment.  The embossed frame was attached to the sentiment layer with Dimensionals and this was attached to the card.  I then "sewed" a Silver Basics button on a folded piece of Natural Trim Ribbon with Linen Thread, flagged the ends and attached it to the card with a DimensionalThere you have my thinking of you get well card.  I hope you're having a good week.  I'll see you soon.

Stampin' Up! Products Used 
Stamp Set:  Just Thinking (#129940)
Ink:  Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad (#115658); VersaMark (#102283)
Card Stock/Designer Paper:  Daffodil Delight Card Stock (#119683); Rich Razzleberry Card Stock (#115316); Naturals Ivory Card Stock (#101849); International Bazaar Designer Series Paper (#126920)
Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439); Window Frames Collection Framelits Die (#129021); Heat Tool (#129053); Word Window Punch (#119857)
The Finishing Touches:  Silver Basics Designer Buttons (#129325); Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109130); Natural 7/16" Trim Ribbon (#129287); Linen Thread (#104199); Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430); Glue Dots (#103683)



Narelle Farrugia said...

This is a gorgeous card Patti! The colours you've used are just wonderful together and I love your interpretation of this weeks sketch! Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie & Mary this week!

Melissa Davies said...

The pattern and texture are just beautiful! I love how you highlighted "friend", too! Thanks for joining us this week in the Sketch Challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Mary Brown said...

What an excellent masculine card! Love the colors that you picked and that ribbon is a great touch! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Deb said...

This is really pretty! Love the colors you used! And I love how the sentiment is recessed into the frame. The button and ribbon are great touches, too! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Lisa said...

I love this stamp and you have used it very nicely. Love the masculine feel to this card. Great button accent. Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary challenge this week!

Dale Morin said...

Love this card. Love the embossing on the Rich Razzleberry. TFS

Bonnie said...

Love these colors and ribbon treatment! Simple and perfect!