Thursday, August 6, 2009

Just Pleat It!

Happy Thursday everyone! I hope your week is coming to a happy end. I am so glad that it's almost over... it's been an insane one for me!!

Today's card features several challenges, 3 to be exact:

Ways to Use It on SCS - Pleats
Delightful Sketches
Kelly Jo's Color Chef - Burgandy, Cocoa, & White

Before I started this card, I knew that I wanted to try out the new Pretties Kit (#109114) that I just got from Stampin' Up!

This was my first attempt at dying one of the flowers. For the burgandy flower (it came out a little too light for me, but oh well) I used a Bravo Burgandy Stampin' Write Marker (#105109) to put color on it and then I used an Aqua Painter (#103954) to blend, I then heat set it with my Heat Gun (#100005). For the top flower, I just used the Close to Cocoa Stampin' Write Marker (#100072) to apply the color and got a much richer tone. I wish I had done this for the Burgandy one, but oh well!

Card Details:
Paper: Bravo Burgandy (#105123), Close to Cocoa (#101341), Whisper White (#100730), Candy Lane Designer Paper (retired)

Stamps: Flight of the Butterfly (#111564)

Ink: Close to Cocoa (#103139) & Bravo Burgandy (#105214)

Accessories: Butterfly Punch (#116629), Pretties Kit (#109114), Aqua Painter (#103954), Bravo Burgandy Stampin' Write Marker (#105109), Close to Cocoa Stampin' Write Marker (#100072), Cuttlebug Embossing Border (non-SU), Burgandy Satin Ribbon (non-SU), Circle Nestabilities (non-SU)

*All Stampin' Up supplies can be bought 24/7 in my online store!

11 comments:

  1. Wow this is so pretty Riley..I just love this set...I really like your use of cocoa...very pretty!

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  2. This is just so beautiful, Riley!! Love the pleats, and that layered flower is amazing!

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  3. Gorgeous card Riley!! Thanks for playing along with us at Delightful Sketches!!

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  4. Very cute! I like the flower the way it is. I think it would take away from the ribbon if it was just as bold.

    Visiting via the Color Chef Challenge. TFS!

    <3 Jenn

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  5. Love this card, Riley! Glad you could join us at Delightful Sketches.

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  6. Geee I really like that card.. it is beautiful..
    Cheers

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  7. Hi Riley

    I love the colours in this card, it's really great.

    Ali x

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  8. Beautiful card, great job combing challenges. thanks for playing along at DD.

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  9. Wow, Riley! This is JUST Gorgeous! I love the color combo! Thanks for playing along with us!

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  10. VERY NICE, thanx for joining us:o)

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