Stampin’ Up!sy Daisy

Stampin up upsy daisy kathy

I saw these colors mixed together in a home furnishings catalog (West Elm) and thought it would make a modern and elegant birthday card for my sister-in-law. 

The Upsy Daisy stamp was inked in Going Gray and stamped on Very Vanilla.  I die cut and embossed this layer and the Really Rust scalloped layer below using Nestabilties Rectangles (www.ucutathome.com) and a Big Shot Die Cutting Machine. 

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The layout was inspired by this week's Splitcoast Sketch Challenge (SC203).  The Going Gray card base is 4.25 x 5.5, scored at the top.  Really Rust Textured corners were popped out quickly using a 3/4" Square Punch.  Very Vanilla Textured card stock added a rich backdrop and helped create an interesting geometric pattern.

The sentiment (also from Upsy Daisy) was inked in Basic Gray, stamped on Really Rust and snapped out with Stampin' Up!'s Large Oval Punch.  It gets a lift from Stampin' Dimensionals.  Basic Gray Taffeta Ribbon sneaks through to tie things up neatly.

THE PERFECT TOUCH.  In line with the Splitcoast Ways to Use Challenge to use pearls (WT193), these lovely Cream Halfback Pearls from the Stampin' Up! Pretties Kit were "just the thing" for finishing off the corners.  TIP:  As a helpful resource, all links to all Splitcoast daily challenges are listed on my left side bar.

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Stamp Set:  Upsy Daisy (111710)
Paper:  Going Gray (Neutrals Collection, 108588), Very Vanilla Textured (Neutrals Collection, 108693), Very Vanilla (101650), Real Rust Textured (Earth Elements, 108697), Real Rust (100661)
Ink:  Basic Gray (109120), Going Gray (103274)
Cool Tools:  Big Shot Die Cutting Machine (113439), 3/4" Square Punch (107273), Large Oval Punch (107305), Nestabilities Rectangles (www.ucutathome.com)
The Perfect Touch:  Cream Halfback Pearls (Pretties Kit, 109114), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Basic Gray Taffeta Ribbon (109064)

Upsy daisy

11 Comments:

  1. colleen kramer

    Very elegant and striking! I am starting to love basic grey and really rust cs. I never thought of pairing them together, but your color combo works (once again :)!

  2. Grace Lange-Way

    Absolutely one of the classiest cards I’ve seen. I love the color combo – simple but elegant.

  3. Wow – what a great color scheme!!

    Don’t you love that grey taffeta ribbon? I think Basic Grey makes everything look better!

  4. Very elegant card! I love that color combo and would never have thought about putting those two together. Fabulous card, she is going to love it!!! Great job.

  5. I love the layout of this. Very appealing to the eye. 🙂

  6. Wow – this is amazing Mary. I love the color scheme. Very different!

  7. You did it again. You continue to amaze me with what you create. I love it and it looks very easy. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Beautiful card! The square cut out is a neat touch.

  9. Oh wow, what an interesting color scheme you have here Mary, but it works! It looks fabulous!!

  10. Lovely colors together! And the sketch is great! tfs!

  11. Great colors, Mary! So fresh and clean!
    Sue

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