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Global Design Project 080 | Case the Designer

I'm back for another Global Design Project Challenge! This week, we are CASE-ing the talented Louise Sharp! You can click her gorgeous project below to learn more about this challenge.



The first thing I noticed about this card was that bright pop of Real Read contrasted with subtle Soft Sky. I immediately thought "retro", so this card inspired me to go for the retro look, and I just LOVE how it turned out!




I have been using my burlap ribbon a ton lately - I just can't get enough! I especially love the shabby chic look of the ribbon rolled up and secured with a staple or two. You can use your linen thread to gather the tail end of your ribbon for the perfect finishing touch. I love the gentle curl of the Linen Thread - it really gives your project a whimsical feel, don't you think?

Follow along with me as I make this card on my video!









Here are the paper dimensions for this card:


Crumb Cake card base = 4 1/4" x 11Very Vanilla card front = 3 7/8" x 5 1/8&qu…

Skip to Sale-a-Bration with Flourishing Phrases!

There are just 3 days left of Sale-a-Bration! Did you get all the free stuff on your wishlist? Today I have a card tutorial using a bundle that will let you skip right to the free stuff! Flourishing Phrases! I got this bundle just recently, and I love it! It was a the top of my wishlist since the catalog came out, and Sale-a-Bration was the perfect time for me to buy it so I could get some free product.


This bundle is amazing! Aren't those dies just so pretty??? And check out this gorgeous card using this bundle:



I love the soft colors of this card against the black - what a sharp contrast, right? Gather your supplies so you can make this card! 
Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
STAMPS – Flourishing Phrases Bundle (W 142322, C 142323) PAPER – Soft Sky (131203), Smoky Slate (131202), Basic Black (121045), Very Vanilla (101650)INK – Basic Gray (140932)OTHER – Big Shot (143263), Layering Circles Framelit (141705), 1 ½” Circle Punch (138299), 1 ¾” Circle Punch (119850), Multipur…

Enjoy Your Special Day!

Whew! I have been so incredibly busy in these last few days of Sale-a-Bration - I love it!!! I am finally here with another project sheet for you featuring another bright and happy card!



This card was so much fun to make. I love it when I can add an interesting background using my stamps, and I'm especially in love with the subtle look of the duplicate color on color look! I know I'm going to be using that idea for a lot more cards. This card was one of the options at a card buffet I put on with my demonstrator friend Cathy this past weekend, and it was really popular. The ladies loved the idea of breaking up that sentiment - it definitely gives some variety within your stamp sets!




So...gather your supplies! Here is your card recipe:


Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

STAMPS – Dragonfly Dreams Bundle (144728), Balloon Adventures (142823)PAPER – So Saffron (105118), Basic Black (121045)INK – Basic Black (140931), So Saffron (126957)OTHER – Sunshine Wishes Dies (141489), B…