News Flash - You Are Awesome ... And So Are Extra Stampin' Rewards During June!

by Joanne James2. June 2016 08:05

Today it's time for a new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary and this week we have a sketch for you:


For my card today I decided to use one of the new hostess sets, 'Pun Intended', along with some new paper from the Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

News Flash - You Are Awesome - ... and so are the extra Stampin' Rewards you could get if you hosted a Stampin' Up! party in June! The 'Pun Intended' stamp set has lots of fun images, including a bee, a light bulb and some super-punny sentiments. This set is exclusive to hostesses - and with an extra £25 of Stampin' Rewards for all party sales of £250 or more, you will have more than enough rewards for to get your hands on this stamp set or any of the other fabulous new hostess sets or other new catalogue goodies. I'm in love with this retro camera; here I've stamped it in black and punched out two circles to give a 3D look to the lens - I have lots more ideas for it though, so stay tuned!

Playful Palette - The Playful Palette suite contains lots of lovely products, including a designer series paper stack that includes papers with three of five of the new in-colours. It also contains some great black and vanilla patterns, such as the one I've used to create the background panel for my card today.

Watermelon Wonder-ful - When deciding what colour to choose to compliment my black/vanilla colour combo, I decided I would highlight the heart on my sentiment banner and wanted a red that was not too 'red', so happened upon Watermelon Wonder, one of my in-colour favourites from last year. It was the perfect colour for my card base and flagged banner too. I also added a little epoxy heart to add shine and subtle dimension to my heart, along with the final trio of rhinestones for sparkle.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:



You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Do visit the other Design Team members to see what they did with this week's sketch; there's lots of inspiration over on their blogs too!

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

  • Pun Intended Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack
  • Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
  • Very Vanilla A4 Cardstock
  • Basic Black A4 Cardstock
  • Watermelon Wonder A4 Cardstock
  • Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Banner Triple Punch
  • Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Comments (6) -

Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
02/06/2016 12:57:06 #

Love it!  I love this little camera...thanks for another fun idea using it!


Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
02/06/2016 14:23:48 #

I love the theme of this! The pun intended set is so fun! I like that you paired it with the black and cream dsp but added the pop of Watermelon Wonder!


Tracy May
Tracy MayUnited Kingdom
02/06/2016 22:41:41 #

Another fab card Joanne. I love how you've used this set and the colour scheme is very striking! I will be making a note of this combi! Smile


Chris Slogar
Chris SlogarUnited States
04/06/2016 17:57:25 #

What great choices for this sketch!  I like the black and white look with the retro camera, but the Watermelon adds great balance.  Great card!


Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
Sharon Hashimoto BurkertUnited States
06/06/2016 22:59:53 #

I love the DSP you choose to go along with the camera image.  You created such a fun card and I love everything about it


LibbyUnited States
07/06/2016 02:40:43 #

Great card - love the camera and the sentiment. Just perfect here!


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