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11.09.2008

{Loonie} Love

Hi everyone! I'm back from Orlando and wish I had a vacation from the partial vacation. It was not a full vacation because I was there for business as well. I had a great time and will share some great reviews on the resorts I stayed in as well as a restaurant for those Food Network viewers! However, it is always great to be home. I have a lot of work ahead of me because when you are out of town, you do not get a chance to do those household chores we all have to do. So, there is about two weeks of laundry that I have to do by this weekend (ugh). Yeah, I was already behind (as usual), so the trip puts me further behind!

Last night, I squeezed in about 30 minutes to design this card for the Loonie Stampers Challenge. The colors were to use aqua mist, spring moss, white and silver. My interpretation of the colors was 'elegance,' so I went with my first instinct and selected one of my most elegant stamp sets. I kept it really simple so the elegance will shine.

To create this card:
  1. Make card base by cutting cardstock to 4.25" x 11", then score at 5.5"
  2. Punch small squares, then large squares using green and blue cardstocks it's easier to punch first before stamping to make sure your cardstock fits through punch).
  3. Stamp image on blue cardstock, then sprinkle with silver embossing powder and heat (three times).
  4. Adhere blue squares to green squares.
  5. Adhere flowers off of two squares using pop glue dots, then adhere pearls to the flower centers.
  6. Stamp sentiment on white cardstock, then punch with circle punch.
  7. Adhere circle to the last square using pop dimensional.
  8. Wrap ribbon three times around the card base.
  9. Pop squares off the center of the ribbon on the card base.
:: My Goodies ::
Stamps: SU!-Simple Delights; Verve Visual-Wishes
Ink: Kiwi Kiss; Versamark
Cardstock: Spring Moss; Silver; Aqua Mist; White
Accessories: dimensionals; aqua mist top notch twill ribbon; pearls; pretties kit flowers; square punch; silver embossing powder; heat gun
Technique: Stamped; Heat Embossed
Card Size: 4.25 x 5.5

7 comments:

Angie Tieman said...

Very pretty card! Welcome back from your trip, looked like you had a wonderful time!

Wendy said...

Ashley, look at this! You rocked this colour combo! Thanks for playing with us! LOL

Charlene Austin (Willow01) said...

Ohhh.....you did find time!!! That is so great. And it is so elegant. I love it!

Regan said...

OMG Ashley the card is gorgeous!!!

Catherine said...

AAAWWWWWW, Ashley. This is simply beautiful.

Jewels said...

Ashley I love your interpretation of elegance!!! That is exactly what card looks like to me, it is beautiful!!

Deanna said...

So beautiful Ashley!

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