Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sending You...

I've mentioned before, that each week the FSJ team I am on, has a challenge in our Facebook group.  We alternate between a sketch or a color challenge.  My favorites always seem to be the color challenges, as I sometimes struggle with making a sketch my own.  However, last week, as I scrolled past the sketch a few times, an idea took hold that led to today's card.  

This soft and sweet handmade (DIY) card is perfect for any occasion.  Created using Fun Stampers Journey Hope Anchors, and Summer Rose Stamp Sets, as well as the Summer Branch Die | muchlovesara.com

In the original sketch, there were two angle cut banners in the top corner, and the rectangle shape was a layered element.  Once I decided on using the Summer Branch die as my "banners", The rest of the card started to fall into place quite quickly.  Using a pierced rectangle for the rectangle element, and a staple to attach the branches adds a bit of quirky charm to this card.

This soft and sweet handmade (DIY) card is perfect for any occasion.  Created using Fun Stampers Journey Hope Anchors, and Summer Rose Stamp Sets, as well as the Summer Branch Die | muchlovesara.com

I stamped the Bubble Gum rose base, then layered with Sweet Berry for the detail stamps.  The resulting image was just a little bright for me in the card I envisioned, so I used the base stamp once more, inked with Whip Cream Ink.   This toned down the whole image.  I stamped my sentiments with two different colors of ink.  A snippet of leaves left over from the trimmed branch die cut, some simple Sweet Blooms, and a couple of scattered pearls finished off the card.

This soft and sweet handmade (DIY) card is perfect for any occasion.  Created using Fun Stampers Journey Hope Anchors, and Summer Rose Stamp Sets, as well as the Summer Branch Die | muchlovesara.com


This soft and sweet card will be perfect for any occasion!  Ready to recreate it?  The product list is below, and if you click the shopping cart, it will take you to my website where you can submit your order.  I would love to be your Journey Coach!

Thanks for stopping by!

Much love,                                                                             
                                              







Fun Stampers Journey Supplies Used:

Stamps: .Hope Anchors Stamp Set SS-0546, Summer Rose Stamp Set SS-0345

Inks:  Bubble Gum True Color Fusion Ink Pad IP-0058, Sweet Berry True Color Fusion Ink Pad IP-0029, Whip Cream True Color Fusion Pigment Ink Pad IP-0009, Lemon Grass True Color Fusion Ink Pad IP-0002, Black Licorice True Color Fusion Ink Pad IP-0041

Papers: Whip Cream 8.5" x 11" Card Stock CS-0040, Oatmeal Cookie 8.5" x 11" Card Stock CS-0023,  Lemon Grass 8.5" x 11" Card Stock CS-0019, Journey Vellum PP-0044

Embellishments: .Sweet Blooms AC-0329, Pearls AC-0024

Tools: Journey Rectangles Die Set DI-0041, Summer Branch Die DI-0162, Journey Platinum Machine TO-0090,  Journey Blooms Paper Trimmer TO-0039, Crease Tool TO-0040, Detail Pro Shears (4.5") TO-0063, Clear Block E TO-0074, .Journey Days Stapler TO-0118, Brush Silver Staples TO-0120

Adhesives:  Journey Craft Glue AC-0111

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