Another Sale-A-Bration Hello!

by Joanne James18. January 2016 07:00

Hello to you from James Towers this morning! It's cold outside but we haven't had any more snow, much to the disappointment of my James juniors who were so hoping for a snow day today! 

Today's card is for the current 2 year anniversary challenge over at Fusion where they have this wonderful summery photo inspiration and optional sketch to play along with:

I used the photo and the sketch for my card today, albeit I used the sketch in a landscape rather than portrait orientation as it suited my embellishments a little better. Here is my card:

I used a base of extra thick Whisper White cardstock and covered the lower part with a piece of chevron designer series paper from last year's Brights dsp stack. I added a strip of Melon Mambo cardstock and also used it to frame my 'Hello' sentiment, from the Sale-A-Bration stamp set of the same name. I added a trio of layered flowers in pinks and yellow, for my embellishment. I cut each of them using the Botanical Builder Framelits Dies, adding some sponging for added depth. These framelits make gorgeous flowers with so much layering and interest and if you run them through your Big Shot with the Precision Base Plate and use the new Big Shot Die Brush to remove the cuts from the dies, they are incredibly easy to make.

I just love the breath of summer that the colours and flowers of today's card evoke - makes me forget the freezing temperatures outside, even if just for a little while! That's all from me today; I have a busy day with a piano lesson, some final preparation for a private class tomorrow and I'm off to watch Rebecca's first netball match of the season this afternoon - thankfully, indoors! Back tomorrow with another project; 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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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
1/18/2016 1:53:25 PM #

Very pretty, JoAnne!  I wasn't sold on this die, but you've created such a marvelous flower, I might change my mind!  A breath of spring!


Stephanie Severin
Stephanie SeverinUnited States
1/19/2016 12:52:08 PM #

I really love those flowers ... and the landscape sketch is perfection ... so glad you joined us at Fusion Card Challenge


Darnell J Knauss
Darnell J KnaussUnited States
1/22/2016 11:04:10 PM #

So simple, JoAnne, but so mighty in emotion! Your bright and happy hello design is very deserving of the HM from Fusion! Congratulations!! Hugs, Darnell


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