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Embellish Color Challenge :: Invitations

Hey there Bleeps! Happy Friday to you! It's a long holiday weekend here in the States, so I'm ready to get my 'eat on!' But before I do, I wanted to share an invitation created for Embellish Magazine's new challenge. Head on over and check it out here.

  1. Trim patterned paper to about 4" x 5.25".
  2. Trim green cardstock strip, then dry emboss it, and adhere it to patterned paper.
  3. Hand stitch on green cardstock strip and distress the edges with your fingernail.
  4. Stamp text box and sentiment on cream cardstock, then cut out and pop off card front.
  5. Die cut and emboss label, circle, and scalloped circle.
  6. Stamp martini on circle, then ink.
  7. Mat die cuts together and pop off card front.
  8. Adhere everything to kraft A2 card base.
  9. Add stickles.

Stamps :: Unity - soirees & such
Ink :: PTI - scarlet jewel; Ranger - antique linen
Cardstock :: PTI - scarlet jewel, kraft, vintage cream, ripe avocado, gold
Patterned Paper :: KaiserCraft - gypsie sisters collection (ella)
Embellishments :: Ranger - stickles
Tools :: Spellbinders - labels three (S4-189), standard circles small (S4-116), classic scalloped circles small (S4-125), fleur de lis pattern impressabilities (I4-1014), wizard

Thanks so much for stopping by! If I'm not back tomorrow with my easy salad recipe, then you all have a great weekend and enjoy your "Fun Fourth" holiday!


Christina said...

This is gorgeous, Ashley! The colors are so rich, and I love the way you've stitched the embossed panel onto that lovely patterned paper!

Glenda J said...

The colours on here are amazing! Love this card! I'd definitely go this Girls Night Out!

scotlacey said...

Unique pallet. . . lovely

Smita said...

Gorgeous!!! Love the colors...
Have a great weekend!

Traveling Mama said...

I love what you did with this challenge! Hope you have a wonderful, eatin' kind of weekend! Hugs!

Tigriswillreign said...

Wow! I love the bold colors, the hand stitching (gives it such a homemade feel!) and the edge distressing! I love how every card you make is so unique!
There's another challenge going on here if you're interested in participating!

Mona Pendleton said...

What a fun card Ashley! Too bad we were too exhausted when you were visiting in Phoenix for a girls night out! LOL

Ren-Yi said...

hello ashley - what a gorgeous, fun card. thanks for the inspiration.

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