Hello Fellow Stampers -
How is everyone this fine Friday evening? I am coming to you rather late today. Not the original plan; but all's well that ends well they say. So I'm glad to have been able to have a little more time to put together today's card design at a little more relaxed pace. And I hope you don't mind getting this a little later in your day.
It's Mojo Monday [MOJO458] challenge time! I enjoyed playing around with today's sketch, and creating something I hope is unique and different. I pulled out a new stamp I've been itching to ink up, and even more fun -- used the gorgeous Copper embossing powder today. Ready to play? ;-)
Doggone Delightful Stampin' Design Tips:
- Layerothology. This card base is cut from Very Vanilla cardstock, 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored at 4 1/4". I was putting together a silk floral bouquet earlier today with bright yellows and oranges and coppery browns, and I just felt so inspired. It's late summer, and I love the feel of these "warm" colors. So when I was looking for a designer paper for the backdrop to my fabulous little pineapple today, I settled on the Moroccan DSP. It was like a light bulb went on in my head, and I realized that this collection of papers has all those warm tones and how well they all play together. This piece is backed by Delightful Dijon cardstock which is naturally that deep warm gold/yellow; and I added the Crushed Curry in the little snippets for a brighter contrast.
- Pineapples and Banners. Don't you just love this little pineapple?! And pineapples are so on trend right now! This stamp is "full size" let me tell you!! I fits across the front of this card as the main focal point just beautifully. I stamped this image in versamark ink, then embossed it with the new Copper embossing powder. It just glows! LOL Not only that - the size of this image makes it so easy to "fussy cut" as you can see here. I just love it!! The pineapple is popped with dimensionals on the front of the card. I pulled out the Banners for You stamp set and the coordinating Bunch of Banners framelits dies and created a simple and sweet sentiment for the front of the card. I matted the inside of the card with the same Delightful Dijon cardstock, and left lots of Very Vanilla "open space" to write a nice note to a dear friend! What a perfect "all occasion" card.
I think this picture showcases the copper pretty well against the nice warm yellow gold background.
Wondering where those fabulous brushed gold sequins come from??
I snagged them from my Tin of Cards card kit -- fabulous!!!
Well, I'm going to keep this short and sweet. I hope you enjoyed today's card design as much as I enjoyed creating it! I hope you will all find some time this weekend for a little creativity.
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Until Next Time . . .