Today I am sharing one of the cards which my team will be making at our Team Training session today. It was inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest designed by one of my German demonstrator colleagues Cornelia Janssen. I loved the simplicity of her card. I have to admit I completely missed the Happiest of Days stamp set when I looked through the catalogue; luckily one of my lovely ladies (thank you Ola) ordered it……..as soon as I saw it I knew I had to have it. I love the unfussy images which are great for colouring.

For my version I took a piece of Whisper White cardstock 5⅜” by 3⅝” and stamped randomly all over it using the cake image and Momento Tuxedo Black ink. Using my Lemon Lime Twist and Bermuda Bay ink pads and a Blender Pen I coloured in part of each cake, concentrating the colour on the right hand side of each image. I love these 2 colours together; they look so fresh and summery.

www.crafty-rootes.com – Happiest of Days stamp set by Stampin’ Up!

I mounted the whole stamped panel onto a layer of Lemon Lime Twist cardstock 5½” by 3¾” using Tombow Liquid Adhesive. I liked the look but felt the panel still needed something extra. So, I took a scrap of Night of Navy cardstock approx. 6” by ¾”and punched it using the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch. I added it to the left side of the panel with the small scallop edge showing and trimmed off the excess with my Scissors. I really felt the Night of Navy grounded the panel. I love that we have a couple of new border punches in the new catalogue.

www.crafty-rootes.com – Happiest of Days stamp set by Stampin’ Up!

Carrying on with the Night of Navy I took another scrap of cardstock, wiped it over with my Embossing Buddy before stamping the sentiment using Versamark ink. I covered the ink with White Embossing Powder and melted it using the Heat Tool. I trimmed the piece down and flagged the end using the Banner Triple Punch before adding the piece to the front of the stamped panel.

www.crafty-rootes.com – Happiest of Days stamp set by Stampin’ Up!

The whole piece was then added to a Thick Whisper White card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I love it, love the simplicity, the colours and summery feel of this card. Hope you like it.

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Details of the products I used for this project can be found below. Please visit my blog again soon.

Mo x

Supplies used:
Stamp sets
Happiest of Days
Cardstock
Thick Whisper White, Lemon Lime Twist, Whisper White and Night of Navy
Ink Pads
Momento Tuxedo Black, Lemon Lime Twist, Bermuda Bay & Versamark
Punch
Decorative Ribbon Border Punch & Triple Banner Punch
Tools
Heat Tool, White Embossing Powder, Embossing Buddy, Blender Pen, Stampin’ Trimmer, Stampin Scrub and Stampin Mist, Bone Folder, Paper Piercer and Scissors
Acrylic Blocks
C & H
Adhesives
Tombow Liquid Adhesive & Stampin Dimensionals
Accessories
Grid Paper & Whisper White Envelope

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