Firstly, I just want to share with you my very exciting news…… yes, I have re-signed as a demonstrator with Stampin’ Up! I missed it so much during the 6 or so months when I wasn’t a demonstrator, and am really looking forward to getting back into sharing stamping and papercrafting with others. I have signed up under the fabulous Carolyn Bennie, and am also looking forward to getting to know her and her team.
Today’s card is a sketch challenge from Sunny Challenges, and one that I really like. Might just have to make another card using this sketch!
And part of the challenge was to use heat embossing as well. I have used heat embossing for the greeting here, and actually it was a bit more of a challenge that it should have been, as I am still trying to find my Heat Tool – probably still packed in a box from my move in December!! Although I thought all the important stuff ie stamping stuff, was together, so would have been the first things unpacked, but it’s in hiding. So I had to do heat embossing the old-fashioned way – that is, over the toaster! Yep that’s right – just make sure there is no toast in there first, otherwise you might get a fright when the toast pops out!
So, the stamp sets are Perfect Punches and Every Moment. I have done double layers of the watercoloured flowers here, then cut the second flower out and stuck in on over the bottom layer to give it some dimension. Here’s a close up so that you can see what I mean a little better……
The colours I have used are River Rock, Very Vanilla, Perfect Plum, Night of Navy and some Peach Parfait in the centre of the flowers to brighten it a little.
Hope you got some stamping time during your weekend.
2 thoughts on “Sunny Challenge 009/11”
Hi Chris, this is a beautiful card & love your interpretation of the sketch. Your embossing is perfect especially having to do it the “Old Fashion Way” I apologise for the inconvenience of Mr Linky. Your entry has been linked up. Thanks so very much for playing along with us at Sunny Challenges & Creations.
Chris, I love your interpretation of our sketch this week. I had to laugh when you were talking about using the toaster. Before my heat tool, all the smoke alarms in the house would go off as the crumbs in the bottom of the toaster were burned. Thanks for playing along with us at Sunny Challenges and Creations this week. PS. Sorry it was more a challenge than it should be to actually get it posted.