Hey everyone!

Today's "Dream Darling" card is part of this week's Inspire. Create Challenge. This card is one of my favourite cards that I have made to date and I think the deign team really blew it out of the park this week with all their gorgeous cards. The challenge this week is a colour challenge

Here is my "Dream Darling" card:



dream darling

To make the base of the this card:

  1. Cut a Sahara Sand base 4.25 x 11" and score at 5.5".

  2. Cut a Sahara Sand mat 4 x 5.25"

  3. Run mat through big shot using the basketweave folder.

  4. Use and aqua painter to apply Champagne Mist ink over embossed mat

  5. Adhere to front of base using dimensionals

  6. Cut Pear Pizzaz shimmer ribbon 4.25 and adhere to mat using glue dots

  7. Use dies from the Foliage Frame framelits and cut out one circle with leaves die in each of crushed curry, calypso coral and lovely lipstick

  8.  Cut out five leaves in pear pizzazz using large leaves dies from Foliage frames

  9. Die cut pair of smaller leaves in vellum

  10. Adhere all to card front using glue dots

dream darlingTo make the front feature:

  1. Stamp the large floral stamp on shimmer paper using versmark ink and heat emboss in white.

  2. Use aqua painter and calypso coral, lovely lipstick, and crushed curry ink to watercolour the flowers. Start light and add more colour in layers.

  3. Reapeat above with pear pizzazz for the leaves

  4. Repeat above with Sahara Sand for the inner circle

  5. Fussy cut out above

To make the sentiment die cuts

  1. Watercolour a gradient (approx 1.25 x 4") on shimmer paper using crushed curry, calypso curry and lovely lipstick ink. Adhere gradient to adhesive sheet

  2. Die cut gradient using "dream" from Stampin Up's Chase you Dreams framelits

  3. Adhere 1.5 x 4 piece of pear pizzaz to adhesive sheet and die cut as above.

  4. Die cut Sahara Sand cardstock as above.

  5. Adhere all three "dream" die cuts together with sahara sand on the bottom layer.

  6. Adhere to painted floral piece

  7. Stamp "darling" from Stampin Up's Stitched All Aroound stamp set in versamark on crushed curry and heat emboss in white

  8. Cut out above using small tab die from Stitched lables framelits

  9. Adhere to front using glue dots

  10. Add more champagne frost shimmer ink to dream die cut and leaves as desired.

dream darling




Be sure to check out the other projects from the inspire. create. design team and enter your own card for the challenge!

Happy Stamping!

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