Before I share my dino-riffic card, I want to give a big “THANK YOU!” to Judy Rozema at Freshly Made Sketches for selecting my card from last week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge. I loved the sketch, so it was really fun to play along with. I appreciate the inspiration from a great challenge, and it’s always wonderful to be recognized. If you’d like to see my turtle get well card, CLICK HERE.
This week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge gave me the opportunity to play with some new products from Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Annual Catalog. As soon as I saw this sketch, I knew I’d be cutting into this triangle-patterned Dinoroar Designer Series Paper. What fun! Here’s my card:
- Dino for Days. Ready to have some fun? Take a pass through the Dinoroar Suite in Stampin’ Up!’s new catalog. The images and colors are so playful and fun – pinks, greens and blues on cartoon-like dinosaurs with watercolored features. If you’d like to see all the products that make up the Dinoroar Suite, click on the picture below: My card featured three patterns from the Dinoroar Designer Series Paper – I used the Dino Dies to crop my brontosaurus and pterodactyl from a design with lots of colorful creatures (how fun that the images can be easily cropped with the dies). The colorful panels were cut directly from this paper. Here’s a look at the colors and patterns in the Dinoroar Designer Series Paper:Here’s a look at the Dino Days Bundle that coordinates with this suite (you can see the brontosaurus and pterodactyl dies here): Is there anything bigger than dinosaurs? I grabbed the “dream big” sentiment from another new stamp set called Over the Moon that features some festive cows. Perfect for this dino-inspired project, don’t you think?
- Lots of Layers. As I describe above, I cropped my panels from two pieces of Designer Series Paper – using the trimmer lines to guide the cuts, I cropped the triangle-designed first, measured the width I needed for the second layer to best showcase the first layer. Together, these patterns work really well. Here’s a closer look: Because the dinosaurs are cropped from Designer Series Paper, I cropped the same images from Thick Whisper White. I glued the two together to support the dinosaurs.
- Fun Colors for Boys & Girls. Boys and girls, alike, are intrigued by dinosaurs. It’s perfect, for that reason, that the papers are showcased with a mix of blues, greens and pinks. My “dream big” card (which includes a pink animal and a blue animal) would be perfect for any boy or girl. If you like this combination of Pool Party, Flirty Flamingo and Lovely Lipstick, please save this:
Stamp Sets: Over the Moon Papers: Dinoroar Designer Series Paper, Pool Party, Thick Whisper White Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento Accessories: Dino Dies, Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you’ll pop over to the Freshly Made Sketches site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.
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My Favorite Things. I love to share my favorite things with you. I’ve shared two posts with some of my favorites from Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Annual Catalog. If you’ve like to take a look, click on the links below:
I hope these lists help you to whittle down your wish list – or identify some amazing products you may have missed.
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