Are you ready for Sale-a-bration? Demonstrators and customers alike all love this time of year when Stampin Up offers their annual Sale-a-bration sale. Yay!! Its almost time to kick off our most anticipated sale… which starts January 4th.
Many of you received Sale-a-bration Catalogs from me, from your demonstrator or from Stampin Up if you are a Demonstrator, Right! Grab your catalog and turn to page #5. Its here you’ll find this beautiful set, Avant Garden.
It reminds me a lot of Easter! Therefore, I thought I would get your wheels turning and give you some fun ideas and inspiration on how I used this set. I hope you enjoy them!!
- Cut a 4-1/4″ x 11″ piece of Whisper White Cardstock and fold it in half. This is your base.
- Cut a 3-14″ x 4-1/4″ piece of Old Olive Cardstock.
- Using a Old Olive Ink Pad to stamp this piece with your Old Olive stamp pad and flower. This will create your background.
- Adhere your stamped old olive background to the bottom of your card.
- Layer and Adhere your ½” x 4-1/4” strip of So Saffron over your Old Olive cardstock.
- Using a Crushed Curry Ink pad to stamp images on ½” x 4-1/4” strip. Center and adhere this piece on top of your So Saffron Strip.
- Cut a 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″ piece of So Saffron Cardstock. This is to layer under your image.
- Cut a 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ piece of Whisper White Cardstock. You’ll stamp your image on this piece.
- Stamp your flower using Old Olive for stem & leaves and Crushed Curry for Flower.
- The center of the flower was stamped in Archival Basic Black.
- Repeat this process on scrap paper so that you can cut out pieces to layer on top of your original image.
- Cut out a Crushed Curry Flower to adhere to the top of your stamped flower. Do the same with the stem. This gives the card dimension.
- Adhere your white rectangle with your image to the So Saffron cardstock. Use Stampin Dimensionals to adhere it to the top of your card.
- Don’t forget to add a Basic Black Sentiment.
Items Used Include:
Avant Garden, #143272; Whisper White Cardstock, #100730; Old Olive Cardstock #100702; So Saffron Cardstock, #105118; Old Olive Stamp Pad, #126953; Crushed Curry Stamp Pad, #131173; Archival Black Stamp Pad, #140931, Scissors, 103579; Enamel Shapes, #141678; Stampin Dimensionals, #104430.