Fresh Cuts Thank You

Stampin up fresh cuts

I felt like going a bit out of  my comfort zone today by playing with pastels.  My inspiration was from the Color Throwdown Challenge #48 (Baja Breeze, Pink Pirouette, Kraft).  My discovery in the process?  The new In Color, Soft Suede, is luscious with Kraft. 

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  • I inked the large block stamp from Fresh Cuts in Soft Suede and stamped on Whisper White. 
  • Using a Blender Pen, I touched up the petals and leaves of the image with Pink Pirouette and Baja Breeze ink.
  • I layered the image on Pink Pirouette Textured Card Stock.
  • Baja Breeze Textured Card Stock received paper piercing details and was layered over a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" Kraft card base.
  • A soft and pretty piece of Pink Pirouette Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (now 25% off) accents the right hand side.  Click here for the latest update on the Stampin' Up! Last Chance Accessories List and Sale.  Ends June 30.
  • The "thank you" sentiment was inked in Soft Suede and stamped on Pink Pirouette card stock (not textured).
  • I used the new Modern Label Punch (available July 1) to give it a delightful shape and attached it with Stampin' Dimensionals.
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Stampin up fresh cuts kraft envelope

TIP:  Simple customization of an envelope can really boost the "wow" factor of a handmade card.  Using the five petal stamp from Fresh Cuts and Soft Suede ink, I added a dose of charm to the Medium Kraft Envelope.

Signature

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Stamp Set:  Fresh Cuts (111634)
Paper:  Whisper White (100730), Pink Pirouette (111351), Pink Pirouette Textured (111345), Baja Breeze Textured (111345), Kraft (102125)
Ink:  Soft Suede (111657), Pink Pirouette (111838), Baja Breeze (111833)
Cool Tools:  Paper Piercer and Template (104310, Crafter's Tool Kit), Modern Label Punch (111630), Blender Pen (102845)
The Perfect Touch:  Pink Pirouette Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (111373), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
Envelope:  Kraft Medium (107297)

Fresh cuts

20 Comments:

  1. Gorgeous!! Simply gorgeous!!

  2. This is just lovely! Thanks so much for playing the CTD!

  3. Love this Mary! Soft Suede and Kraft DO look great!

  4. BEAUTIFUL card – Mary!!! I will always love this Set :)!!! Hugs ~S~

  5. Beautiful job as always. You are such a wonderful talent…..thank you for sharing with us…….patm

  6. Mary, I just wanted to say I love your work, you are a great inspiration, I love how you always put instructions on your projects enabling less creative/new demos to create wonderful projects to showcase the stamp sets to their customers easily. I reall wish I was as organise as you are to……….your craft space is to die for!!!!

    Thanks

    Sarah

  7. colleen kramer

    Luscious indeed! This is so very pretty! I forget how much I still like this stamp set–so many possibilities.

  8. Oh Mary, I’ve never seen a more beautiful card! Absolutely gorgeous….

  9. Well done Mary, well done!

    Many Blessings,
    M.

  10. Denise January

    Gorgeous — one of my favorite cards to date — truly wonderful!!

  11. Mary, you definitely are not out of my comfort zone with this. I love it. I know you tend to go for the bolder colors, but you outdid yourself on this one. I need to order that stamp. Thanks for taking the time to make cards in spite of all your packing. I don’t know how you keep your sanity with everything you do. We all appreciate you doing this for us. I’m sure I speak for many of your fans out there.

  12. Mary, this is lovely! I am so glad you were able to play this week with my colors! And I will try out the Kraft/Soft Suede combo for myself, based on this card, it certainly is quite elegant. This set is one that hasn’t gotten much use lately, I am glad to see it being used!

  13. Margaret Moody

    As always, Mary, it’s beautiful and SO very pretty! I have this set and you’ve made me want to get it out again and do something with it!

  14. So soft and pretty 🙂

  15. I really like your attempt at something that is not your regular style.
    However, I love your clean modern style.

  16. Great job Mary !! Love your card !

  17. oh that looks really great Mary – fantastic job as usual. I enjoy your blog so much. Hope that the move goes well. You really are a wonder woman. Thanks

  18. Very pretty! Soft Suede has become my new favorite color! Love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us!

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