Sunday, January 11, 2009

Live Your Dream - another card .......

Hi everyone,

Like all of you who have the Live Your Dream stamp set, I just love using it and keep thinking of more card ideas to try. Here is my latest effort ......

For this one, I used Blue Bayou for the base card instead of one of the co-ordinating colours which match the Afternoon Tea DS papers. I wanted a blue that was a little darker and contrasted a little more with the pastel colours in the paper.

The flower image was coloured with Soft Sky and Wild Wasabi inks and I then inked another image of the flowers only, in Soft Sky and cut them out to attach them over the base image for a 3D effect.
I sponged the edges of the white card with the Soft Sky ink and attached this to a piece of Old Olive cardstock which had been punched at the bottom edge with the Scallop Border punch.

I then tied a piece of Bashful Blue taffeta ribbon around this panel and attached self-adhesive pearls to the flower centres.

The greeting from the 'Say it with scallops' set, was stamped in Old Olive onto white card then punched out with the Square Scallop punch. This was then attached to a square of Old Olive card.

To assemble the card, I cut a piece of the floral striped paper from the 'AfternoonTea' collection and attached it to the Blue Bayou base card. I then attached the stamped panel over this and using 3D foam squares, attached the greeting to the right side of the card.

SU supplies:

Cardstock - Blue Bayou, Old Olive, Whisper White.

Stamps - Live Your Dream, Say It With Scallops.

Inks - Soft Sky, Wild Wasabi.

Paper - DS Afternoon Tea collection.

Ribbon - Bashful Blue taffeta.

Punches - Square Scallop, Scallop Border.

Extras - Self-adhesive pearls.

I hope you like it.

Thanks for stopping by - please come back again soon to see what else I've been up to!

Happy Stampin' !!


  1. The card is just beautiful. I love everything about it and your the reason I ordered this stamp set the other week. I love what you create with it!
    Kel xx

  2. This is a lovely card! I love the soothing colors :-)

    Thanks for the encouraging words on my blog.

  3. Lovely card Ramona! Love how you have tied all the colours together with the DS Paper.


  4. The pearls really set those flowers off well don't they. Loving that Afternoon Tea paper.

  5. It's me 'again' I just thought I would let you know I have left you a little something over at my blog...xx

  6. wow, I like this card. Love the pearls.Thanks for all your wonderful comments on my blog. I've got a bit of time so I thought I'd have a look through your blog.

  7. Hi Ramona - have a little something for you on my blog too!
    Luv what you've done - MUST pull this set out and USE it!!!!

  8. This is really beautiful Ramona! Love all of these different shades of blue together! :D


Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments about my creations - I appreciate every one. Cheers, Ramona.