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12.02.2008

Hello Polka Dots



For K. Werner's Color Challenge this week, it was...well let's say A CHALLENGE. I would never combine most of these colors together. They look nice in the button journal above, but they were quite difficult to work with to create a card. So, when all else fails, I use polka dots because they solve all of my designer challenges!

To create this card:
  1. Trim card base to 4.25" x 11", then score at 5.5".
  2. Stamp polka dots on the brown card base.
  3. Die cut square in white cardstock and a scalloped square in teal cardstock.
  4. Stamp flower square in orange ink on white square.
  5. With dimensionals, pop white square off of scalloped square.
  6. Tie ribbon around bottom of card base and double the knot.
  7. Add buttons tied in blue twine.
  8. Pop the square off of the card base to the right of the ribbon knots.
  9. Stamp sentiment in brown ink on white cardstock.
  10. Adhere to side of card.
:: My Goodies {hello}::
Stamps: PTI-polka dot basics; out of the box
Ink: brown; tangerine tango
Cardstock: dark chocolate; taken with teal; white
Accessories: dimensionals; certainly celery grosgrain ribbon; buttons; baker's twine; spellbinders-square + scallop square nestabilities
Technique: Stamped
Card Size: 4.25 x 4.25

18 comments:

Butternut Sage Designs said...

oh WOW! This is scruptous Kristina is gonna love it! ~Donna

Leonie said...

Oh, so cute :)

Deanna said...

So cute... I just received my 'Out of the Box' set today! Can't wait to play!

Angie Tieman said...

Very cute! Love how you did the ribbon and the turquoise thread in the buttons looks great!

StampingSelene said...

So simple and beautiful! Great Job!

Tenia Nelson said...

I love this card!!! I am also nominating you for the coolest blog award!! If you need more info please go to my blog!!

Tenia

Sarah said...

Love this! I always like spots but this card is just fab!

Jo said...

Oooo yes, I love it! My kinda card :)

Christina said...

I love it!!! I think you did a great job with the colors!! It was a challenge for me too!

Carol Dunstan said...

oh fab card!

Savitri said...

Ashley, this is SUPER cute!!! Love the way you did the ribbons!!

kareNstampZ said...

very sweet

sideoats + scribbles said...

Hello there polkadots! Love them! And the buttons, too! :)

Stamping Cafe said...

So sweet, love the polka dots and the buttons! Fabulous card!

Sankari W. said...

beautiful card Ashley! love the polka dots and the way you did the ribbon - very lovely!!! and that cute little hello tag on the corner is sooo sweet!! beautiful!

chloe said...

totally cute!!! Love the double ribbon

Rimna said...

Just lovely!!!
Nice details!

Catherine said...

such a cute card, Ashley.
and love that you added those buttons..cute!

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