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Monday, 17 September 2012

Paisley Petals Starburst with a little French Foliage


Good afternoon crafty peeps.  I've a little challenge for you.  Some of my customers have admitted to being a little designer paper challenged.  So I'm showing a card today using the gorgeous Paisley Petals Designer Papers.  All Stampin' Up! papers are on the retiral list as new designs will come in with the new catalogue in October.  And this set is 40% off so thats 12 sheets down to £5.97!  So get your skates on if you fancy these designs as they are going going gone!

For my card today I've followed the sketch over at The Friday Mashup


The mashup is to follow the sketch or use the starburst technique (you can follow a link to a tutorial on the blog) or do both. 

Honestly ladies this was so easy to do and with Stampin' Up! designer papers it's even easier because you know the patterns/colours are going to co-ordinate.  I followed the tutorial and matted my starburst panel onto Early Espresso after sponging the edge of each piece with the Early Espresso ink.  I stamped a leaf from French Foliage in Old Olive, stamping 3 times without reinking.  Then punched out with the 1 3/4" circle punch and attached to a mat of Early Espresso cut with the Circles 2 Die.  I added a bottom panel using the reverse of one of the papers from the range (they are all double sided).  Just for you is from Tea Shoppe and stamped in Tangerine Tango then punched out with the Word Window Punch.

So ladies fancy having a go?  Come on, we can cure your paper phobia! Hee hee see you next time. x 

Supplies Required
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Old Olive, Early Espresso, Whisper White
Ink - Early Espresso, Tangerine Tango, Old Olive
Stamp - French Foliage, Tea Shoppe
Punch - 1 3/4" Circle, Word Window
Die - Circle 2 
Papers - Paisley Petals 

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.  A parcel of lovely goodies could be winging it's way to you direct to your home in the UK!  

Get in touch now to join my Stampers 6 (look at the Virtual Hostess Page for details) starting in October, only 2 places left!! 

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11 comments:

craftattack said...

Beautiful card, the papers are lovely, and the overall effect is very lush and elegant! Valerie

Jenni's Jems said...

Looks great AND complicated Aileen! and yes I am one of those paper chalkenged I always end up pulling it off hee he ...see you n the 30th x

Jenni's Jems said...

Looks great AND complicated Aileen! and yes I am one of those paper chalkenged I always end up pulling it off hee he ...see you n the 30th x

Katina said...

Oooh, beautiful papers Aileen and I love how you've used them. Such an interesting layout.
xx

Bonnie said...

I would never know you were Designer Paper challenged, Aileen! Your card looks like a Pro did it! Awesome. You should take it over to the CAS at Splitcoaststampers.

Gay Peplow said...

Wonderful example of how to use patterened papers, gorgeous card, :0) Gay x

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

I just love these papers, the colors and the technique. Beautiful job Aileen!

Suze Bain said...

Come on then, spit it out - I know you mean ME! Lol. This is beautiful Aileen, like an autumnal sunset. xx

Rita said...

It is totally a great way to showcase the awesome coordination of SU's papers. I hope it inspires your customers to try the technique. You did a great job! Thanks for playing along with my challenge at The Friday Mashup!

Heidi Baks said...

Ah, perfect choice of papers for this challenge. I always thought the Paisley papers stand on their own... not much else needed for a card. Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

Amy White said...

I love those papers Aileen! Great way to showcase them using this technique! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week!

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