It's time for another Pals Paper Arts Challenge (PPA47). This week's theme is summer. Frankly, I had to look up hydrangeas to confirm that they bloom in summer . . . but was thrilled to learn that this lovely hydrangea card would qualify.
What do you think of when you think about Summer? Check out more
Summer-themed creations from the Pals Paper Arts Design Team and this week's Featured
Artist, Kylie Nicolosi! They're sure to put you in a Summer
state-of-mind! What are you waiting for? Come play along at PPA!
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Aside from this beautiful stamp set, I wanted to focus on the delicious texture of the Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Embossing folder tucked behind. It's another sneak peek from the new Stampin' Up! 2010-2011 Idea Book & Catalog (available July 1) and a Stampin' Up! exclusive.
STAMPIN' PRETTY TIPS:
- For a little flowery fun, I stamped and snipped out (with my Paper Snips) a tiny flower stamp from the Because I Care set. When layered on the larger flower, it creates beautiful dimension–almost like popcorn.
- A Signo White Gel Pen added to the petals and Whisper White Craft Ink added to the edges of the top Sahara Sand layer add depth.
Stamp Set: Because I Care (Hostess Level 1: Wood-Mount 118384, Clear-Mount 120118)
Paper: Sahara Sand (105328), Always Artichoke (105119)
Ink: Always Artichoke (105219), Whisper White Craft Ink (101731)
Cool Tools: Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (120175), Paper Piercing Tool (116631), Paper-Piercing Template (Mat Pack, 105826), Large Oval Punch (107305), Paper Snips (103579)
The Perfect Touch: Linen Thread (104199), Gold Brads (104337), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen (105021)
Stamp Set: Because I Care (Hostess Level 1, Wood-Mount 118384, Clear-Mount 120118)
Paper: Sahara Sand Textured Card Stock (118693, Assorted Neutrals), Sahara Sand (105328), Always Artichoke (105119)
Ink: Always Artichoke (105219)
Cool Tools: Big Shot Die-Cut Machine (113439), Box #2 Bigz XL Die (114518), Curly Label Punch (112208), Tag Punch (105934), Small Tag Punch (108264), Crop-A-Dile (108362)
The Perfect Touch: Window Sheets (114323), Metallic Eyelet (105319), Chocolate Chip 1 1/4" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (115617), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
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