Thursday, 21 February 2013

Patterned occasions

Hello there, how are you doing?  Yet again I left it to long between updates :(

But I am here sharing again today because inspite of my quiet blogging crafting is still happening, classes and training events are still taking place. So I am sharing a card I made a while ago for a dear friend, using the Patterned Occasions free SAB set.

latte sab

I like the images in these set as they cover a range of occasions (you would have never have guessed by reading the title alone *wink*) and they lend themselves to lots of  layering which I also love because this uses punches and punches makes crafting so much quicker.

That being said is the colours what I like best about this card,. Real Red, Island Indigo, Pool Party and crisp Whisper White= yummy combo.

I coloured the lovely coffee cup using our gorgeous markers then punch it out with the 1 3/4” circle punch. This was layered onto a Pool Party scallop circle punch measuring 2 3/8” and the whole lot was added to a real Red circle shape measuring 2 1/2”. Here’s a close up

latte sab close

For the background I used a Square Scallop Die and the white layer was embossed with the popular Chevron embossing folder.

The designer paper is called Sycamore Street  and is available as a FREE gift when you place an order of £45 from now until 21 March. To find out what else is on offer have a READ HERE.

Right I am off as I need to finish off preparing for a workshop tonight then I am off to London tomorrow to see a delicious little boy (cannot wait !!)

thank you so much for visiting see you again soon I hope :), till then HUGS xxx

 

 

Shop Stampin' Up!

2 comments :

andrea merlin said...

I love your card! Beautiful as usual. Youre right the colors just pop. My scalloped square die bas een gathering dust for wa too long...thanks for the inspiration of the chevron panel. I have become obsessed with chevrons.

Pam said...

I adore this card!! Your color choice; dimension; clear focal point; not too busy; it's an example of the perfect card!! Thanks so much for your willingness to share your incredible creative talent with us.