I did quite some running around yesterday. I had to make a few stops and head over to my parent’s house for a few minutes. Luckily enough, my friend Danielle decided to come with me to the a cappella concert yesterday! We left around 4 o’clock and got there right around 7 since we had to stop along the way for some sustenance. Yesterday was a bad food day. I had McDonald’s for lunch which I haven’t had in years and I had to slum it and have Dunkin’ Donuts because the Starbucks stores in Connecticut all closed early! Since I was already at Dunkin’, I decided to pick up a glazed donut too… oops! Like I said, bad food day. The concert, however, was excellent and the trip was well worth it. As promised, I have some pictures for you. Below you’ll find a picture of the outside of the Repertory Theater in New Britain, CT (it’s actually a converted house) and a picture of me and my friend Andrew (not a good picture of me, but a picture nonetheless).
Today’s card is for this week’s Just Add Ink challenge and they have asked us to “Just Add Santa”…
The base of my card is a piece of Cherry Cobbler Card Stock. On top of that is a piece of Always Artichoke and my background is the postcard stamp, stamped in Always Artichoke on a piece of Very Vanilla. I used the script from French Foliage for the quote writing on the left side. The Santa image is from the Best of Christmas Stamp Set and is stamped in Jet Black Staz-On and colored in with Cherry Cobbler, Always Artichoke and Blush Blossom Stampin’ Write Markers. I created the frame with the Squares Collection Framelits Dies and adhered it to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. My tag was created using the new Scallop Tag Topper Punch*, I modified it slightly by cutting 1/4″ off of each side so it would fit the greeting a little better. Speaking of the greeting, it comes from the Christmas Messages Stamp Set and is stamped in Cherry Cobbler. Before I adhered the tag to the card, I “edged” it with the Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Marker to make it stand out a little more. And there you have my “Just Add Santa” card for this week’s Just Add Ink challenge. Thank you for visiting today! I hope the rest of your weekend is wonderful!
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Card Stock: Cherry Cobbler, Always Artichoke and Very Vanilla
Ink: Always Artichoke and Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Ink
Specialty Ink: Jet Black Staz-On
Stampin’ Write Markers: Cherry Cobbler, Always Artichoke and Blushed Blossom
Stamp Sets: Best of Christmas, Christmas Messages and Post Card Clear Mount
Framelits: Sqaures Collection
Punch: Scallop Tagged Topper*
Tools: Big Shot, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
*2014 Occasions Catalog (January 3-June 1, 2014)
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