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Monday, January 20, 2014

Stampin' Up! Australia - Stampin' Up! Delightful Dozen Valentine Card - Color Coach Card #30

Wisteria Wonder Card #3.1 and #3.2


This colour coach combination had me stumped a little bit until I realised that Wisteria Wonder, Pink Pirouette and Cherry Cobbler are perfect Valentine companions!

I was inspired by the muse at CASE Study #174 this week so I did a little bit of 'emboss resist' on this card with some splotches...plus I wanted to have a go at the Freshly Made Sketches challenge this week which is to create an 'angled' card. 

Now I know that this isn't true to the sketch, but trust me when I tell you that I TRIED to make it work, but no matter what sort of banner I put across the panel, it just didn't work....I think my sponged texture wanted to be left bare. So I just left it. So it doesn't really fit the sketch criteria, but you see where I was trying to go with it at least. :)

I embossed my sentiment onto white card stock with white embossing powder and then sponged Wisteria Wonder, Pink Pirouette and Cherry Cobbler ink onto my card and blended them together as much as I could....I also did a bit of splotchy-work with the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set and I did some 'faux bleaching' which is just dropping water from an aqua painter onto my card to give the washed out bleached dots.

I like how this card turned out....it has a bit of a tie-dye/intergalactic supernova look to it.....it is quite cool in real life. :)

Here's the proof that I had other stuff to put on my card.....lots of hearts...couldn't make them work so I made an entirely new card a made a graphic 'heart' flower with them. The stem is some off-cuts from my sponged angled piece. It is without a sentiment as I think it is striking enough without one. :)

Hope you like them. :)

Alison xx

Materials used:

Card #1
Stamp - Delightful Dozen
Ink - Wisteria Wonder, Cherry Cobbler, Pink Pirouette, Versamark
Cardstock - Whisper White
Tools - White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin' Trimmer, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Sponges

Card #2
Stamps - none
Ink - Wisteria Wonder, Cherry Cobbler, Pink Pirouette
Cardstock - Whisper White textured, Wisteria Wonder (scrap piece...it has a bit of scoring & embossing on it if you look closely), Cherry Cobbler, Pink Pirouette
Accessories - Jewel Rhinestone
Tools - Big Shot, Hearts A Flutter Framelit (for big heart), Small Heart Punch (for medium heart), Owl Builder Punch (for mini heart), Multipurpose Liquid Glue 


  1. Beautiful effect! such a,pretty Valentine! thanks for joining us at FMS!

  2. GORGEOUS! Love the colors!!! Thanks for playing along at CASE Study :)

  3. Oh that inking is just fabulous! Thanks for joining us at CASE Study this week :)


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Peace & love
Alison xx