Gift Card Holder to Celebrate SSINKCC#44

Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspriation Team has a Color Challenge!  I usually go for pastels, so I always welcome a challenge that forces me to try new things.  These colors are very pretty together.  Cucumber Crush is leaving us, though!!    We’ll be changing In Colors very soon, so now’s the time to stock up on your paper, ink, & ink refills!

2015-2017 In Color 8-1/2" x 11" Cardstock

CLICK HERE to see the 2015 – 2017 In Color Products!

I needed a gift card holder for a friend, so I started with Celebrations Duo Framelits.  Stamped little dots over the deep embossing and I really like the finished card!

Where have you seen that “you” before?  It’s from Work of Art!  The little dots are from that set also.

Here’s what it looks like when it’s opened:

See that Chevron Card?  Got that with my Stampin’ Up! Flex Points!  Pretty cool!  One of the many benefits of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator!

Card Details:

  • Stamps:  Work of Art
  • Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Cucumber Crush, Daffodil Delight
  • Paper:  Cucumber Crush (11 X 4 1/4, scored at 4 1/4 & 8 1/2), Chocolate Chip (4 1/8 X 4 1/8), Whisper White (4 X 4), In Color DSP Stack 2015 – 2017 4 X 2 1/4 & cut diagonally
  • Accessories:  Celebration Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folders, Layering Circles Framelits Dies

Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure & see what else the SSINK Team has done with this Color Challenge!

March Cards, Etc. Classes

I’m working on my projects for my March Cards, Etc. Class & want to show you what I’ve come up with so far…

This card uses 2 Sale-A-Bration Stamp Sets, Avant-Garden & Delicate Details!  Spend $50 and you get Sale-A-Bration items FREE!

CASED this card from Wendy at WeeBeeStampin4Fun & hardly changed a thing.  Love the colors!!  Elegant Eggplant, Wisteria Wonder, & Pear Pizzazz.

March Cards, Etc. Class (3 classes to choose from)

  • Saturday, March 25th – 2 class times.  11 am or 2 pm or
  • Monday, March 27th at 10 am
  • We’ll make 3 cards & 1 candy holder for Easter
  • Cost is just $10 or FREE with your $20 order

RSVP soon to hold your place in class!  Hope you can come!

 

SSINK Birthday Balloons

I want to show you a birthday card I just came up with using colors I love together:  Wisteria Wonder & Peekaboo Peach.

I love all the fun embellishments in this card!  Here’s all the details:

  • Stamp Set:  Celebrate Today
  • Ink:  Peekaboo Peach & Wisteria Wonder
  • Paper:   Peekaboo Peach Card Base (5 1/2 X 11, score at 4 1/4), Whisper White (5 1/4 X 4), Wisteria Wonder (5 1/8 X 3 7/8), Carried Away Designer Series Paper (1 3/4 X 5 1/8…FREE during Sale-A-Bration)
  • Accessories:  Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment Kit, Balloon Framelits Dies

Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Team is featuring Birthday Cards!  Be sure and CLICK HERE to see more great ideas!!

SSINKCC#43 Color Challenge

I love a challenge!  And anytime I use Perfect Plum it’s challenging for me!!  That color just sits there waiting to be noticed by me.  In face, my upline, Anne Matasci and I started a Purple Plum Color Challenge with each other on Pinterest that we haven’t bothered with for over a year.  So I’m reviving the challenge, Anne!!

That brings me to today’s Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Color Challenge SSINKCC#43.

I just dove right in & hated the colors when I started, but now I think it really works!!

In fact, I really like it a lot!!  Where’s the plum?  It’s in the sentiment and the dark color on the roses.

I was in a hurry this morning and decided to CASE one of my own cards.

Remember this gorgeous DSP and Everything Eleanor?!!

Here are the measurements so that you can CASE it, too!

  • Stamps:  Picture Perfect
  • Ink:  Melon Mambo & Perfect Plum
  • Paper:  Whisper White Card Base (5 1/2 X 11, scored at 4 1/4 and 4 1/2 X 1 3/4), Tip Top Taupe (5 1/4 X 4, 2015 – 2017 In Color DSP Stack (4 1/4 X 1 3/4), Melon Mambo (4 1/4 X 2)

Be sure and check out what other great ideas the SSINK Team comes up with for combining these colors!  And join us by adding your card in the color challenge SSINKCS#43!

SSINKCS#42 Avant-Garden

Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Team has a Color Challenge for you!

I’m using the FREE Sale-A-Bration stamp set called Avant-Garden.  I started with an idea I found from Amy Koenders in Georgia.

Don’t you just LOVE those colors together!

This will be one of the cards we’ll be making at our Cards, Etc. February Classes.  2 dates to choose from:

Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2pm or Monday, Feb. 27 at 10am.  RSVP to hold your spot in class!

Card Details:

  • Stamps:  Avant-Garden
  • Inks:  Old Olive & Watermelon Wonder
  • Paper:  Watermelon Wonder Card Base (5 1/2 X 11, score at 4 1/4), So Saffron (5 1/4 X 4), Whisper White (5 1/8 X 3 7/8)
  • Accessories:  Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies (LOVE THESE!)
  • Details:  I’ve stamped some images directly on the card, then stamped again without re-inking

Even my wall is So Saffron!  Ha!  How many of you find yourself naming things around you in Stampin’ Up! colors?!!  I do it all the time & my husband finds it pretty funny!

We’d love to have you join our color challenge!  CLICK HERE to join and to see other samples from the team.

#SSINKCC40 Pineapple in the Window

ssinkcc40-create-with-cherylStylin’ Stampin’ INKspriation has a Color Challenge today!  And I’m loving these colors!!  Old Olive.  Flirty Flamingo.  Sahara Sand.

I haven’t made a Window Card in a while, & they’re one of my favorites!  So I went for a Hawaiian Window Theme.

I’ll list the ingredients here:

  • Botanical Blooms
  • Pop of Paradise
  • Hearth & Home Thinlits
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
  • Wink of Stella Gold
  • Very Vanilla 1/2″ Lace Trim

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Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Please leave me a comment & let me know what you think of my card…  What’s in your window this time of year?  What’s actually in my window is lots of avocados & lilikoi!!  Making more lilikoi jelly this week and lots of guacamole… lucky me!

Now head on over to the SSINK Page & see what the other girls have made using these gorgeous colors!

#SSINKCC38 Color Challenge

http://ssinkspiration.blogspot.com/2016/10/ssinkcc38-challenge-us-with-color.html

Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ SINKspiration Team has a fun Color Challenge:  Crushed Curry, Tip Top Taupe, & Sweet Sugarplum.

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I have a very dear friend in mind for this card.  She’s going through some rough times right now and I know she’ll appreciate this card!

I wouldn’t have put these colors together on my own, but I was so happy with the result!

Card Details:

  • Stamps:  You’ve Got This
  • Ink:  Sweet Sugarplum
  • Paper:  Whisper White card base (5 1/2 X 11, scored at 4 1/4), Tip Top Taupe (5 1/4 X 4), Crushed Curry (3 1/4 X 3 1/4), Whisper White (3 X 3…stamp, then cut into 4 equal squares)
  • Accessories:  Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits, Tip Top Taupe 5/8″ Mini Striped Ribbon, Petal Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Crushed Curry Marker, Staples

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Be sure & head over to Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration & see what they’ve made with these colors!

Oh What Fun!!!

Guess what I just learned how to do?!!  Picture Collages where I can feature all my favorite “go-together” colors!!

I often have customers ask my how to pick out colors that go together to make a card.  By clicking on the category, COLORS!, on my side bar, you’ll see many beautiful color schemes to choose from.  Ok.  Today you’ll only see one.  But I’m inspired!!!  So I plan to keep adding lots & lots of these!

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Please leave me a comment if you like this feature, & I’ll be sure to keep adding more all the time.  Thanks.  I love all your comments & suggestions!  Hope you’re having a great weekend & getting some play time in.