8/08/2010

Sneak Peek French Foliage

Found a little stamping time today. It's too hot to do anything else!! And that makes me ready for fall, so I decided to give this new set from the upcoming Holiday Mini, French Foliage, a try.  I started with the Stamping 411 Saturday sketch and a color combo from the new Color Coach, from the Cajun Craze tab: Cajun Craze, Perfect Plum & Always Artichoke.  I added Crumb Cake for my neutral.  Here is what I came up with.  A few more sneak peeks other than the set!


Card base is Cajun Craze that was textured on the front with the Finial Press embossing folder. Can't seem to do a card lately without texturing something! The Top Note was cut from Crumb Cake.  I first stamped the script image from the set randomly all over the Top Note. It's very light, but in person give it a little something extra. Next I did the 3 leaves in Cajun Craze, Perfect Plum & Always Artichoke.  The edges are sponged with Perfect Plum. The saying in the center is from Word Play and is punched with a new punch, Decorative Label.  Again here I first stamped the script image on the background with Crumb Cake, then did the leaf in Perfect Plum before doing the saying in Cajun Craze.  Next, I mixed up a little Champagne Mist Shimmer paint spray and spritzed both the Top Note and the punched saying.   Behind the label punch is a 1-3/4" circle of Cajun craze.  Vintage brads at the corners and a Mini Library Clip for accent.  Across the bottom is the new 1/2" Seam Binding ribbon in Always Artichoke.  First I put down a strip of Sticky Strip, then gathered the ribbon onto that.  My first time and the good news is you can pull it up gently if you don't like how it's going.  

Thanks for stopping by!!

SU! Items used on this card:  From the upcoming Holiday Mini 121166 French Foliage clear (120845 Wood) * 121000 Always Artichoke Seam Binding * 120907 Decorative Label Punch.  From the IBC: 120651 Word Play clear (120308 wood) * 119684 Cajun Craze CS * 120953 Crumb Cake CS * 121030 Crumb Cake Classic Ink * 105219 Always Artichoke Classic Ink * 101437 Perfect Plum Classic Ink * 119741 Metallic brads * 109857 Mini Library Clips * 104294 Sticky Strip * 116631 Paper Piercing tool * 105826 Mat Pack * 119850 1-3/4" Circle Punch * 113463 Top Note die * 115963 Finial Press embossing folder

7 comments:

Kerin said...

Wow what a great fall color combo! I love the extra brads and clip you added, plus the ribbon treatment is awesome too! Thanks for playing along this week :)

Connie Babbert said...

Wow...love the sneak peek of some new products! Great color combo. Thanks for playing along this week!

Selene Kempton said...

oh so pretty! What a wonderful color combination!

Patti Chesky said...

Ohhhhh....thank you for the sneak peek! That stamp set is so pretty with the colors you've chosen!

P.S. Love the ruffled ribbon...it's the perfect finishing touch!

Robin Merriman said...

Lovely job! Nice color combo with that set!

Hi, I'm Lee Conrey! said...

I just got his set myself and can[t wait to try it. This is quite and inspiration for me. Thanks for sharing.

diane mcvey said...

OOOHHH, this makes me long for October, and November! With these heat indexes, it's going to be welcomed, huh??!!
Beautiful card! Love the colors! :D