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Monday, 16 April 2012

Medallion Sun Burst


A bright sunny card today.  I'm trying to tell the weather that we don't need snow in April!!  We had snow flurries yesterday amid periods of sunshine.  It was Brrrrrr! 

This card follows the sketch over at Simply Stampin' - 


I've used Daffodil Delight as my card base with a mat of Basic Black.  I stamped the Medallion on Whisper White in More Mustard and cut it into three, then attached to the black mat.  I used the Circles Die to cut a Basic Black mat.  Then inked up my Medallion Stamp again this time with Daffodil Delight and placed a piece of  Whisper White directly onto the stamp and rubbed.  I then punched out the centre piece with the 1 3/8" Circle Punch.  I added a yellow Rhinestone Brad to the middle and attached to the black circle before attaching the the main panel. 

My border strip is basic Black with a frill of Daffodil Delight punched with the Scallop Trim Punch and attached along the bottom.  The sentiment is from For my Family.  I've been using this one a lot lately, just for the simplicity of the font and it fits great into the punches.  I stamped it in More Mustard and punched out with Modern Label Punch

Last couple of weeks of the Spring Mini Catalogue.  Be sure to place your orders before these sets disappear! 

Hope you've been getting some warmer weather where you are.  Thanks for coming in past, I appreciate you taking the time. 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up! 

Card - Daffodil Delight, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink - More Mustard, Daffodil Delight
Stamp - Medallion, For my Family
Dies - Circles
Punch - 1 3/8" Circle, Scallop Trim, Modern Label
Other - Rhinestone Brad

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 ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  Oh and don't forget to let me know which one of the free paper sets from Aprils Gift with Purchase Event that you would like if your order reaches £45!








15 comments:

Jacqueline said...

Gorgeous card Aileen - just what we need to brighten the day! - Jacqueline xx

Amanda Burditt said...

Very cheery! The black ties everything together so nicely! Thanks for joining in the SSC! xx

Victoria said...

The medallion looks stunning as a triptych and striking in combination with the black. Wonderful card!

Alison xx said...

Beuatiful card, I love your fun cheery colours. Just what we need here today too. Thank you for joining us at Simply Stampin' this week. A xx

Suze Bain said...

Well it worked! Nice and sunny today! Super card, it's such a fab stamp. xx

Bonnie said...

What a lovely use of the Medallion stamp! Love it!

Sue said...

Brilliant card using the medalion stamp and fab sunny colours Luv Sue x

Daen'Ys said...

Oh, what an elegant card!
A really great design, and the colors are ... so bright!

Thank you for your comment

Daen'Ys ♥

craftattack said...

Great card, love the motorbike! Valerie

Kim S said...

I love the interest added with the multiple colors and the three panels!

Jenny said...

I love the divided up panel edged with black...such a striking design. The sunny effect seems to be working here :0)
Jenny x

kelly said...

what a fab sunny card, I never really think to use this stamp as the main focus of a card, just tend to use it for backgrounds, looking at it in a new light now!
Thanks for joining us this week at Simply Stampin'
Kelly xx

Faith A said...

A GREAT sunny card, I love it.

Hope your warmer than us today :)

Kirei said...

I love the Medallion stamp and it works perfectly over the 3 panels, fab idea Aileen! Thanks for joining in with this week's Simply Stampin' Challenge! Kirei x

Ruth M said...

Absolutely LOVE what you've done here with the Medallion stamp Aileen, this is a fabulous, sunny card and I feel a CASE coming on! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Thanks for playing along with us at Simply Stampin' and I really hope you join us again very soon!
Ruth x

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