In Colour Work of Art Card

by Joanne James8. July 2014 21:21

I've had a fun day today with my monthly card class. Classes take a lot of thought and preparation, but I can honestly say I laugh so much with this fun bunch of ladies it so makes it all worthwhile! Today's class was all about getting to know new stamp sets, colours and tools from the new catalogue and I thought I would share one of the cards we made using the Work of Art stamp set and the new 2014-16 in-colours. Here is the card in question:

I based the design for my card on one I'd seen on Pinterest using the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set (I didn't pin it though and now can't find the link - apologies!) and  coupled the stripe and heart from the Work of Art set with one of my favourite vintage 'Happy Day' stamps (I have a new catalogue 'replacement' for this on order, but I'm not ready to part with this one yet!) Quite a simple design but tricky to line up and make everything look even without loosing the natural 'swiped' look; the main reason I'm sharing it though is because of all the cards we made today, this one not only raised a smile - it had us in stitches! I wish I had taken my camera as there were some lovely variations on the basic idea and everyone using a different colour of base card.

If you live in or around Northampton and would like to join my monthly classes, do get in touch. I am currently looking at expanding my class schedule further, so would love to hear from you if this is something that interests you.

Back tomorrow with this week's Colour Me...! design team card and the Wednesday Weekly Deals; until then, happy stampin'!

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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

 

 

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Kathy James
Kathy JamesUnited Kingdom
7/8/2014 10:50:21 PM #


Another fun class - we all enjoyed it - we did manage to make 4 lovely cards, even though we seemed to spend more time laughing than crafting today! Thanks Joanne for another great class - can't wait for next month when we will be learning about and using the new blendability pens.

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Joanne James
Joanne James
7/8/2014 10:54:03 PM #

A fun day indeed Kathy! If next month's class is half as much fun, we'll be in for a great time!

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Deepti
DeeptiUnited States
7/8/2014 11:11:00 PM #

This is lovely and how fun!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
7/9/2014 9:27:15 AM #

Thanks Deepti - a great simple use of this stamp set that shows off the lovely new in-colours.

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