Friday, July 22, 2011

Last Convention Make & Take

As promised, just a 'few' weeks ago now, here is another of the Make & Takes we did at the 2011 Stampin' Up! Convention.

Mine is a little different to most as the sample card had the Old Olive cardstock crimped and distressed with Early Espresso ink.  Here's where I admit that I'm not really a fan of the 'crimped' look - I think it's because it brings back too many memories of BAD 80's hair and associated fashions.  Anyhoo, I decided not to crimp and I'm SO glad I did because I just love how this has turned out.  I can't remember the exact dimensions of the card, except to say that it fits into the Small Open End Envelopes.

The card base and the piece the butterfly is stamped on is Natural Ivory cardstock, the Early Espresso scalloped border was punched using the Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch* and cut in half.  The butterfly was coloured with Not Quite Navy, Old Olive and Early Espress markers and it, along with the swirl can be found in the Creative Elements* set.  The sentiment is from the It's Your Day set*.  It's Your Day coordinates with the Great Day Simply Sent kit which we were all given during convention.  I'm yet to actually crack that open - no real surprise there though :)

Thanks for visiting, I'll be back to show you a card that I entered into the 2011 Papercrafts Gallery Idol competition.  I didn't make the cut, which is not suprising since there were SO many fabulous creations, but I love how the card turned out anyway.

Hope you have great day, thanks for visiting

Supplies Used:  (All Stampin' Up!)
Stamps:  Creative Elements, It's Your Day * (available for purchase September 1, 2011)
Ink:  Old Olive, Old Olive, Not Quite Navy, Early Espresso markers
Cardstock:  Naturals Ivory, Old Olive, Early Espresso
Accessories:  Dotted Scallop Ribbon punch * (available for purchase September 1, 2011), dimensionals


Karen said...

Gorgeous card Jo, and thank you very much for my Happy Mail Love this sort of mail He. He.

Jodene said...

At least you managed to finish them, mine are still in packets! lol