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Create with Connie and Mary 224 Color Challenge

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Yeah! Today is Create with Connie and Mary day which means it must be Thursday! Only one more day to go until FRIDAY! How are we all doing? Things are good on my end, no complaints. So, this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Challenge is a color challenge…

I was a happy boy when I saw that it included one of my favorite colors, Island Indigo! My card starts off with just that, a base of Island Indigo Card Stock. The background is a piece of Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper. I stamped the Daffodil Delight flagged piece with the Netting Background Stamp in Daffodil Delight. The Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch is used to make the edges with Island Indigo. The completed flagged piece is then adhered to the card with SNAIL. The image is from the Friendship Preserves Stamp Set and is stamped in Island Indigo and again in Lucky Limeade. I used the Window Frames Framelits Dies to cut each one out. I cut off the top and bottom of the Island Indigo one and then  mounted it to the Lucky Limeade piece with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Some Sticky Strip holds the piece of Island Indigo 3/8″ Ruffled Ribbon behind the stamped piece and I used some more Stampin’ Dimensionals to mount it to the card. This would be a great quick and easy card to make for a thank you or even a birthday. I hope that you enjoyed my Guest Designer Card for this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Challenge. Before I go I wanted to mention that Connie and Mary have a new subscription called Card “Create”tions. Scroll down past my card and see what this three week subscription has to offer. Thank for stopping by and visiting with me today. I hope that you all have a great Thursday!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Island Indigo, Daffodil Delight and Very Vanilla

Ink: Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade and Daffodil Delight

Stamp Sets: Friendship Preserves Clear Mount and Netting Background Wood Mount

Designer Series Paper: Orchard Harvest

Embellishment: Island Indigo 3/8” Ruffled Ribbon

Tools: Big Shot, Window Frames Collection Framelits Dies, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Paper Snips, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Card “Create”tions includes:

  • 3 week mini-edition that is only cards
  • These cards are EXCLUSIVE to our subscription and won’t be shown anywhere else.
  • Each designer will choose a holiday or winter set each week and make 3 different cards using that one set.
  • Total of 45 unique card ideas from 15 different sets.
  • Each card set includes a printable supply list with card measurements and photos.
  • Perfect for your classes and stamp camps or to make for your own holiday cards!

AND…as a bonus on Saturday, each designer will be sharing a little 3D favor that matches the holiday or winter set they chose that week.  We will be sharing this favor on our personal blogs, too, but you can easily tie it into your class offering!

AND…who are our designers?  Your favorites are on board!

  • Elizabeth Price
  • Debbie Henderson
  • Deb Currier
  • Connie Babbert
  • Mary Brown

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About jrk912

I am a tech junkie that loves to engineer some paper!

16 responses »

  1. This would be a great addition to any homemade Holiday treat! Love how you added the 2 colors in the image!

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  2. Love how the image takes center stage! You really gave it a lot of dimension by making it two colors – love it! And I love the ribbon tails!!

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  3. What a great card! It’s hard to find a card to go with a treat for a man…I LOVE the creations you make because it helps me to see the masculine side to card making! Thanks for everything you bring to Create!

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  4. Super layering with the DSP and I absolutely love those “tails”!

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  5. Great way to mix up these colors! Love the focal image with the ribbon tails!

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  6. Yum! I’m wondering what yummy treat this card comes along with! It was great having you create with us!
    Monika

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  7. Justin, this card is awesome and another CASE for me!

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