To get the juices flowing, I used a sketch challenge for this card:
Here is the sketch:
This is such a great sketch- I didn't change a thing!!! GREAT design!!!!
I was trying to find out what I wanted to use for my banners. Then it hit me....Itty Bitty Banners Framelits!!! I have always used them with stamps and never just for banners. Sometimes I feel silly for not thinking outside the box for using an item. I guess I had it stuck in my mind that I needed to use the stamps with them, but tipped on their ends, they make nice thin banners! Perfect banners every time!
I cut out the curved banner as well thinking I would use it but it didn't look right when I put them on my design so they weren't used. Ever do that??? Think something is gonna rock and then....nope it kinda fizzles out??!!! Oh well. I still got great banners!
I used the new Stampin' Up In Colors for this season. I really them! I used sponge daubers to make the polka dots on my sentiment piece.
I inked all the banners around the edges to make them pop out more.
Don't forget the inside of the card!!! I am loving the new photopolymer stamps from Stampin' Up......I think I have ordered everyone they offered so far!! I love that you can angle the banner slightly on your clear blocks.
Here is the finished card with the flash on. I never like the light on my crafting mat...
This is the card in natural light. I think it shows off the new in colors really nicely. Baked Brown Sugar is my FAVORITE!!!! Great base for cards!
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