Sunday, March 16, 2014

Fresh Sale-A-Bration

I just love the Sale-A-Bration DSP and the 2013-15 In-Colours and The chance to use both in the Just Add Ink and Freshly Made Sketches challenges was right up my alley.

I was a bit taken with the sketch and wanted to use my new stamp set Happy Watercolor, I also knew that the Sale-A-Bration Sweet Sorbet DSP would go perfectly with the poppy, and give some pretty interest to the background.  I quite like sentiments put on sideways, particularly with this type of sketch, and I wanted to use Pistachio Pudding Ruffle Ribbon on the right of the flag instead of taking the card stock all the way across.  I think it gives a pretty feel to the card.  

I wanted to show you a close up of the flower and embellishment.  I cut part of the poppy  from a second image and layered it over the main image.  I also cut down between the petals so they would curl up independently.  The small embellishment was made using two of the punches from the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, the scallop circle as the flower and the four petal punch as the leaves.

Thanks for stopping by, don't forget to visit both of the challenge sites to check those creations too.

Happy Stamping


  1. This is such a pretty card. Love the colors and the extra details with the embellishments. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. I agree - the DSP is beautiful as are the colours. I love your touch of ruffled ribbon - very cute. Chantell JAI

  3. You are right that sweet sorbet dsp really suits your water coloured poppy! I love how you've popped it up as well.

    Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink this week.

    JAI Design Team

  4. Wow, the poppy looks amazing with the Sweet Sorbet paper!

  5. The flowery SAB DSP echos the poppy wonderfully Monique. I love the detail you added in with the extra layer! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

  6. Monique, your colour scheme is lovely, soft and feminine. The Sweet Sorbet DSP is perfect for this card. I love the layered look to your flower too, so pretty. Thanks for playing at JAI this week ♥

  7. Really lovely, Monique! I love how you've placed the sentiment sideways. The addition of the stretch ruffle trim is very sweet, as is the pearl/flower embellishment. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!


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