Monday, March 3, 2008

Can I haf a kookie, plez?

A smart cookie that will even correct my spelling for me? :) Can you tell that I am talking about one of the new stamp sets that SU! unveiled in their newly released Occasions Mini Catalog? Indeed, one of the many sets that I HAD to preorder from this catalog was the One Smart Cookie set which has some really cute sentiments including "you take the cake" which I used on this card. If you want to see the other sets they released click HERE. But I feel I must warn you... you will want everything! :)

Some quickie notes: Image was stamped in Black StazOn on watercolor paper and then colored with an Aqua Painter and Watercolor Wonder Crayons. A white gel pen was used to add a highlight to the balloon. Edges were sponged with Always Artichoke and a semi-circle was cut with the slot punch before layering the image on Brocade Blue and Chocolate Chip. Paper piercing was added and a white gel pen was used to add stitches (can't really see most of it in the pic). A little piece of red gingham ribbon finished off the focal image.

For the background layer a piece of Always Artichoke Designer paper was layered on Chocolate Chip. An accent piece of Mellow Moss was stamped with a sentiment, paper pierced and sponged before being adhered to the same piece. To finish it off a piece of Chocolate Chip ribbon was knotted around the layer before affixing to a Close to Cocoa card base.

All images copyright Stampin' Up!. Stamps: Pun Fun, One Smart Cookie. Paper: Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, Brocade Blue, Mellow Moss, watercolor, Always Artichoke Designer. Ink: Black StazOn, Always Artichoke Classic. Other: Chocolate Chip Taffeta ribbon, Real Red Gingham ribbon, Bold Brights brads, slot punch, paper piercer, mat pack, white gel pen, Stampin' dimensionals, sponge, Aqua Painter, Watercolor Wonder Crayons, 1/8" circle punch.

11 comments:

  1. What a cute card, love your color combo!

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  2. epI love the colors on this one!

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  3. oops, not sure how I made that typo on my first comment. Too much caffeine this morning!

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  4. denise/geekgirl415March 4, 2008 at 11:00 AM

    How cute is that? Love the colors you used for this too-

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  5. This is a great card! Love your color combo.
    -Darleia

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  7. So sweet! Love your piercing!!

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  8. CUTE CUTE CUTE!!! I'm thinking you need to spend more time stamping and posting :) ha ha ha ha. Make something ugly for a change! LOL. Hey...that's an idea...we should all post our ugliest creation and have a contest to see who wins. ha ha ha That would be funny.

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  9. Fantastic card! I love your coloring, the colors you chose, the layout, the details....Amazing!
    Hugs and smiles

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  10. very cute!!

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Thanks for your sweet comments! I love hearing from you. :)