Friday, July 25, 2014

Chevron Fashion hand-stamped card

Where do YOU find your inspiration?  From decorating to card making, it's fun to look around and find unique inspiration.  This week's Fashion Friday inspires a fun pastel chevron card that is easy to create.  With a unique twist, add texture and color to your hand-stamped card.  See this fun tutorial below and let me know what you think.
Create this chevron fashion inspired card with:
And Many More stamp set (wood 134273/clear 134276)
Whisper White card stock (100730)
Wisteria Wonder card stock (122922)
Blushing Bride card stock (131198)
Subtles Collection Stampin' Write Markers (131263)
Gold Sequin Trim (132983)
Chevron Embossing Folder (127749)
Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439)
Modern Label Punch (119849)
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Inspired by this cool pastel colored chevron outfit with delightful gold accents I couldn't resist creating a fashionable card.
Using the Subtles Stampin' Write Markers in Blushing Bride, Wild Wisteria and Calypso Coral to paint the raised textured side of the Chevron Embossing Folder.
Huff (breathe on/over to refresh the marker ink) on the Embossing Folder and place your Whisper White card stock on the inked side.  Run through the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine to deliver a colorful and textured image.
Add a fun gold accent (tying in the gold sandals and jewelry).  Pull the Gold Sequins off of the Gold Sequin Trim for this loose gold accent.  Adhere to the card with the Glue Dots.
With Sparkle and Gold, this fashionable card declares to 'Celebrate!'.  Painting the sentiment from the 'And Many More' stamp set in Wisteria Wonder, stamp it on the Blushing Bride card stock.  Using the Modern Label Punch to punch out this cute shape.  Accent with Gold Sequins and adhere it to the card using the Stampin' Dimensionals.
Give two people the same supplies and it's fun to see how different they can be! Layer this Chevron piece over the Wisteria Wonder card stock base for a fun nod to the adorable purse - lol. 
Here my helper Orfa did the same technique but with the Large Oval Punch she stamped this greeting and framed it in the Gold Sequin Trim for a pretty frame.
With a few cool techniques you can create a fun and fashionable card. 
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No matter where you find your inspiration, from Fashion Friday, home décor to nature... have fun with your paper crafting.  I hope that you enjoyed this unique twist to this trendy and fashionable card.  Add texture, pattern and color to your projects while having fun making hand-stamped cards!  Go ahead, add some color, pattern and texture to your next project and let me know what you create!

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