Monday, 23 January 2012

Fruit and Flowers Best Wishes

The Friday Mashup this week is all about colour - Early Espresso, Riding Hood Red, and Blushing Bride.  You can create a project with these colours or use paper piercing or mash it up and do both.  I've combined this with the sketch challenge over at Simply Stampin' - 

I love these colours together, they are so yummy.  I've made a best wishes card but it could pass for lots of occasions. 

My card base is Riding Hood Red.  I matted Early Espresso onto Blushing Bride after embossing it with the Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder.  I then punched out 6 squares of Blushing Bride using the 1 3/8" square punch and 6 squares of Very Vanilla with the 1 1/4" square punch.  I corner rounded two edges on each of the Very Vanilla squares and sponged the edges with Riding Hood Red.  The flower is from Fruit and Flowers.  It was first stamped in Blushing Bride and the edges rolled in Riding Hood Red. The sentiment square was stamped with the flower in Blushing Bride only and was stamped off first so it faded into the background.  The sentiment itself is from Silhouette Sentiments and stamped in Riding Hood Red.  

Tomorrow is the launch of SALE-A-BRATION.  

This is one of the best times so stock up on your Stampin' Up! goodies because -

For every £45 spent you receive a stamp set for free!  
Host a party and if your workshop reaches a sales total of £300 then you receive a stamp set for free in addition to all the usual hostess benefits. 
Join Stampin' Up! for only £119 and choose any current stamp set within the current catalogues for free! 

So do call back tomorrow when I will post the brochure so you can look over the gorgeous free stamp sets and also this year there is the choice of a set of designer series papers.

Thanks for calling in today, look forward to seeing you tomorrow. x 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up! 

Card - Riding Hood Red, Early Espresso, Blushing Bride, Very Vanilla
Ink - Riding Hood Red, Blushing Bride
Stamps - Fruit and Flowers, Silhouette Sentiments (now retired)
Punch - Corner Rounder, 1 3/8" square, 1 1/4" square
Embossing Folder - Vintage Wallpaper
Other - Sponge Dauber

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects. x


kelly said...

That colour combo is gorgeous, and I'm loving the rounded opposite corners on your squares.
Thanks for joining us this week at Simply Stampin'.
Kelly xx

craftattack said...

Very elegant card! Valerie

Alison xx said...

Beautiful colour combo Aileen. I love the faded flowers behind the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Simply Stampin' this week. A xx

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely card Aileen and I like your colour combination


Ruth M said...

What a lovely card Aileen, fab colour combo and your opposite rounded corners add such a nice design touch!
Thanks so much for joining us at Simply Stampin' and I really hope we see you again very soon! Ruth x

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Aileen, This is so pretty, I love the rock n roll on those little flowers.

Fabulous to see you playing along in our challenge.

Kasey ~ in Oz
Friday Mashup DT

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous hun...

big hugs Vicky xx

Jenny said...

I love the subtle stamped effect on those tiles Aileen...gorgeous card :)
Jenny x

Faith A said...

I like this and it's colours very much

Holly said...

Great use of the Sketch with our challenge.. The colors combo is perfect how you used it! Great images... Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week.

Niki Rowland said...

Really pretty, I love how you have only rounded two of the corners on each square, it is really effective. Thanks for joining us this week at the Simply Stampin Challenge, Niki xx

Kim P said...

Very the use of the rock and roll technique! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup!

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Aileen, Thank you for your lovely comments on my latest creations. I love colouring with Copics and feel like my skill is improving. So it's lovely to hear others like what I do.


Kasey ~ in Oz


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