Sunday, April 23, 2017

Happy Birthday Gorgeous in bright new In Colors sneak peek

 I waited all weekend to craft with a friend today, and I was determined to get some crafting done, and not just talking.  I was dying to get my fingers inky with the NEW Stampin' Up! In Colors.  I have new stamps and paper and I was excited to stamp.  I went online to look for a little inspiration last night to see what others have been making with their new stamps, and I was surprised I couldn't find anything made with the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.  So I knew that was where I was to begin. So here is a sneak peek of things to come in the new catalog.   I bought this stamp set because I loved all the salutations in it, and so that's where I started with my idea. 
I found a layout from Match This Sketch Challenge 173 that I liked and I made the fun sayings my focal point, stamped in Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, and Lemon Lime Twist.  I stamped the background with Lemon Lime Twist flowers on paper the same color to add some interest.  I had stamped the 3 balloons in my coordinating colors, but the green on green paper just would not do, so I punched one balloon from silver glitter paper, and that was just the pop it needed. (no pun intended).  I used the glitter paper for a stripe behind the greeting to tie it together.
Added a festive greeting inside the card with a couple more balloons, and I had a fast and fun birthday card. 
All that glitter reminded me of a couple other challenges I had seen.  Global Design Project's Theme is Sparkles/Bling, so I'll play with their challenge, and then Just Add Ink #356 challenge was to Just Choose Two from Metallics, Circles, Balloons.  I did that!  I hope they like my card.  I hope you did, too.  I'm working on another one with this stamp set I'll show you later this week.  You're going to love it.  
 
Mary Alice



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9 comments:

  1. What a bright and happy card Mary! Loving see all the entries with the new colours, and you have done a marvellous job showcasing them here. The glittery elements are making this an extra special celebration. Thanks for playing along with this week's Global Design Project challenge.

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  2. Thank you. I just love playing with my new products. I can't wait for everyone to be able to get their hands on them. Love the new colors.

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  3. I like how you have used all of the colours in all parts of your card. Lovely birthday images. Chantell Just Add Ink

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  4. My goodness I do love the new Lemon Lime Twist - and you've show cased the colours beautifully here, Mary. Thanks for joining the challenge fun at Just Add Ink this week. x

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  5. Lovely bright, fun, card Mary. I like how you've used the sentiments, and touches of silver. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

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  6. Hallo,
    eine sehr hübsche Karte hast Du eingereicht. Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei Match the Sketch.
    Liebe Grüße aus "Sabines-Kreativecke"

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  7. What a fun card, Mary. You've met the challenge very well with your choice of elements. So many new fun goodies. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.
    Di :)

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  8. Such a bright happy creation Mary...love your colour choices too. Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink.

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