Driving By To Say Hi In A Pink Camper Van

by Joanne James17. February 2022 17:00

Today I'm sharing a card that I made for fun using the sketch over at TGIF Challenges and the pink and blue inspiration board over at Hand Stamped Sentiments , where the same colours feature at Colour Hues too:

       

I love the pink and blue colours of the HSS board and was particularly drawn to the florals and the pink camper van with the palm trees. It was the perfect opportunity to ink up the cute camper in the Sale-A-Bration 'Driving By' stamp set - take a look:

 

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

I used hexagons cut using my Beautiful Shapes Dies, as opposed to a heart as the basis for design, having cut one in the gold-splattered navy paper from the Abstract Beauty pack, and layered it with gold vellum and a double-edged gold hexagon from the Expressions In Ink Ephemera pack, although you could be forgiven for not being able to tell; I didn't have any palm trees, so I used the retired 'Tropical Chic' stamp set and Tropical Thinlits Dies to create some bi-coloured florals and tropical leaves as a back drop for my fun camper van, that I coloured with Blends. Once I'd started layering, I just couldn't stop! I also added in some gold foliage and gold faceted gems alongside my sentiment to finish:

 

This is one of those cards that I wanted to create 'just for fun' - the sketch and inspo board were too good to pass up!

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. 

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

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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

 

Comments (8) -

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
2/17/2022 8:13:40 PM #

Oh wow, Joanne, what a perfect take on our inspiration board!  The little camper van looks right at home with those fun tropical elements - great choices!  I love the ephemera pieces sprinkled into the mix so much!  Thanks so much for playing at Hand tamped Sentiments!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/17/2022 9:25:28 PM #

Be still my heart! This is sooooo fabulous! I love that cluster of tropical foliage with the van tucked in there. It conjures up images of long days at the beach. The unusual colours work so well too. Did I say that I liked it?? Smile

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Kim S
Kim SUnited States
2/17/2022 10:43:20 PM #

This is totally darling!  It's all so cute in general, but using that color combo with it makes it so eye-catching.  LOVE it!

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Cindy Beach
Cindy BeachUnited States
2/18/2022 7:12:19 PM #

This is super cute and an amazing design! I love your focal point, besides being so so pretty it looks touchable! Sure to delight the recipient. I can tell you had fun making this, Joanne!

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patti
pattiUnited States
2/20/2022 4:00:15 AM #

This card is just lovely! I adore the hexagon shapes and the way that you colored the flowers. All of your layers work together so nicely! Thanks so much for joining with the hand stamped sentiments challenge!

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Nancy
NancyUnited States
2/21/2022 3:30:01 PM #

Love the layout and that cool VW Bus, Joanne! The added hexagon shapes and pop of gold make for a great card!  Thanks for playing at Color Hues!  Take care!

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Jolanda E Johnstone
Jolanda E JohnstoneUnited States
2/21/2022 9:45:06 PM #

Beautiful card!  So much dimension.  So glad you joined us at HSS this round.  Cheers, Jolanda - DT

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Kristie Goulet
Kristie GouletUnited States
2/24/2022 1:31:01 PM #

This is such a great card!  I love all the elements you added!  Thanks for joining us at Color Hues!

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