Monday, 8 June 2009

Fresh and fruity

Here’s another way to use those scraps – only this time it’s the ribbon stash that gets a clearout. I’m sure people roll their eyes when they see me saving the tiniest pieces of ribbon but here’s my “I told you I’d use them!” card! The pieces don’t even have to be long enough to go all the way behind the image – you can join them behind the green panel. Remember one of my many stamping mottos: if you can’t see it, it’s not there.

I used the Poppin’ Pastels technique on this card – stamp in Versamark® then use chalks on top to see those colours pop! This of course makes lining the images up with the Stamp-a-ma-jig® fun because if you stamp with Versamark on the SAMJ sheet, you can’t see it. And if you stamp it on the sheet in a colour, you have to make sure you clean the stamp really well before you use it on your Versamark pad. In the end I stamped on the sheet in Versamark and then added chalk in a dark colour (yellow doesn’t show up, by the way) to use for positioning.

See that dot next to the words? I dropped the stamp. Oops.

Stamps: Tart & Tangy, Daily Flexible Phrases
Cardstock: Whisper White, Only Orange, Green Galore, Yoyo Yellow
Ink: Versamark, Basic Gray
Accessories: ¼” Grosgrain Ribbon - Whisper White, 5/8” Grosgrain Ribbon - Certainly Celery, Stamp-a-ma-jig®

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8 comments:

  1. Great idea ! I´m collecting piles of scraps, too.. ;)
    Carola

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  2. Another great card of scraps!!!!

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  3. I was just going to pull this set out today- so it is nice to see it. AND last night I saw in Papercraft all the ideas for scraps so I made 6 cards with my color coordinated scraps- already gave them away without pictures so now i need to make more.

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  4. another great Scrap Card! TFS!

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  5. Too cute and great idea to use your scraps! tfs!!!

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  6. I love the bright colors you went with - this is an adorable card!

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  7. what a cheerful card.

    M.E. aka CMCMaryD@SCS

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  8. I love those lemons so fruity. Kim

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