Today I paired the Fine Flourish stamp to make the background and a verse from the Curly Cute stamp set. Any of the verses would work well with this design. Imagine the possibilities! I had a real challenge getting today's post to you. Our internet went out over the weekend (did you miss me?) so I had to make this card and do the write-up without benefit of getting online. Then I drove to our daughter's house to use her internet. If all goes as planned (insert disbelieving laughter here) we'll have our internet restored tomorrow sometime. Today's color combo is compliments of the Color Coach. It works beautifully, is dependable and doesn't require the internet. It's my new best friend!
1) Fold a half sheet of Island Indigo CS in half for your card base.
2) Dust a piece of Lucky Limeade CS with your Embossing Buddy. Using VersaMark ink, stamp the Fine Flourish image 2X side by side and emboss with Clear Embossing Powder and the Heat Tool. Trim to 4" x 5-1/4" and use Corner Punch on all 4 corners. Adhere onto card base.
3) Use Lace Ribbon Border Punch on a strip of Island Indigo CS. Using tiny dots of Multipurpose Liquid Glue, adhere onto Lucky Limeade layer. Save 3 of the tiny circles from the Island Indigo punched scraps.
4) Dust another piece of Lucky Limeade CS. Take your verse stamp and ink it in the VersaMark and then (without stamping) ink it with Early Espresso. You have 2 layers of ink on your stamp. Stamp onto the CS and emboss with Clear Embossing Powder and your Heat Tool. Trim to be 3/4" x 4". Use Corner Punch on all 4 corners.
5) Slide the edges of this strip over the Early Espresso ink pad to ink all edges and rounded corners.
6) Glue the 3 saved Island Indigo circles onto this strip as shown and adhere to card using 3 Stampin' Dimensionals.
- Stamps: 115709 Fine Flourish, Curly Cute (WM 117014, CM 120510)
- Ink: 102283 VersaMark, 119670 Early Espresso
- Card Stock (CS): 122923 Island Indigo, 122926 Lucky Limeade
- Accessories: 109130 Clear EP, 103083 Embossing Buddy, 100005 Heat Tool, 119871 3/16" Corner Punch, 122362 Lace Ribbon Border Punch, 104332 SNAIL Adhesive, 110755 Multipurpose Liquid Glue, 104430 Stampin' Dimensionals