Contrary to the soft, sweet colors of yesterday’s tulip card, today’s card is filled with beautiful browns. Still, adorable critters and a touch of pink help to soften the browns in this card a bit. My card is inspired by Donna Mikasa’s sketch at the CAS(E) This Sketch challenge and features adorable meerkats who appear happy to meet you. Here’s my card:
And here’s the banner for the challenge that inspired my card:
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- The Gang’s All Meer. The Gang’s All Meer is one of the exclusive products you can select for free with a $50 order during Sale-a-Bration. How can you say no to these adorable, friendly faces – and don’t miss the adorable lizard in the set. Here’s a cook at the images and sentiments in the The Gang’s All Meer stamp set:To review all of the Sale-a-Bration items that can be earned with every $50 you spend, click on this graphic:I heat embossed my meerkats on Soft Suede cardstock and mounted that panel on one of the scalloped rectangles from the So Sentimental Bundle. I cropped the Soft Suede to layer JUST inside the stitches from this layer. Here’s a look at the So Sentimental Bundle which includes the So Sentimental stamp set and Stitched So Sweetly Dies:
- Sweet Heart. When we look at stamp sets and dies with hearts, it’s easy to relegate them to Valentine’s Day. This card, with a sweet pink heart, could be a congratulations card or going away card or even birthday card. If your family has five members, though, I’m sure Grandma would love to receive this for Valentine’s Day. The point is…hearts can be used throughout the year. Here’s a closer look at the sweet heart on this card: I stamped the sentiment on Thick Whisper White, cropped it with my Classic Label Punch (positioning it along the left side of the punch). I cropped the pointed end and glued the sentiment to the heart (allowing it to hang off the right side of the heart). I flipped the heart over and snipped the excess along the side of the heart.
- Color Combination. With all the browns in this card, it’s still a sweetie, don’t you think? The Soft Suede checkered panel along the side of my card is from the Neutrals 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Papers, and the textured Soft Suede background is pulled from the Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper. Here’s a look at the colors and patterns in the Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper: If you like this combination of bright pink with a mix of browns, please save this graphic for future reference:
Stamp Sets: The Gang’s All Meer Papers: Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper, Neutrals 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Thick Whisper White Inks: Whisper White Craft Ink Accessories: White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Classic Label Punch, Stitched Be Mine Dies, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you’ll pop over to the CAS(E) This Sketch site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.
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