JAI #202 and Retrosketches #102: Flower Shop Bundle and Perfect Punches

I used this week’s Retrosketch for the layout of this card. I wanted something a bit different for the top corner, so I did a Herringbone paper piecing pattern which used 4 different sheets of DSP from the new Watercolor Wonder set; I do believe that’s my all-time favorite DSP (at least for this week)! After piecing the paper together, I ran it through the Big Shot using the Elegant Bouquet EF. Next I punched out one of the embossed flowers and replaced it with a stamped pansy from the new Flower Shop bundle (stamps and punch sold together). I wanted a little more dimension to the card, so I embossed the front with the Stripes EF before mounting the corner piece. Just Add Ink’s challenge this week was to “just add stripes,” so the stripes qualified the card for a second challenge. A couple of rhinestones added the finishing pop after securing the greeting.

2014.02.18 Retro and Just Add Ink

STAMPIN UP STAMPS: Flower Shop and Perfect Punches
STAMPIN UP INK: Versamark, Tangerine Tango
STAMPIN UP CARDSTOCK/DSP: Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango, Watercolor Wonder DSP
ACCESSORIES: Tangerine Tango ribbon, rhinestones, Elegant Bouquet and Stripes Embossing Folders, 2” oval punch, pansy punch, white embossing powder, heat tool, Big Shot, dimensionals

RS102 2014.02.16

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