Friday, January 21, 2011

Stamping 411 Sketch 187

Hi Everyone,

Back form Leadership and ready to get back into the swing of things…..starting with my Stamping 411 Card.

Here is the sketch:


…and the cute little card I came up with.

The drinks look yummy don’t they? Cool fun and refreshing.

This stamp is in our Cheers to You Set and makes card making so simple …I’ve always enjoyed this set.

\Sketch 187 002  The card Base is White and is cut to 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and folded in half. The dotted mat is run through the Big Shot with the embossing Folder and popped up with Dimensionals It measures 4 x 5 1/4 . The Pear Pizazz mat is 2 1/4 x 4 1/4, the Melon Mambo Mat is 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 and the image piece is 2 x 4.

I stamped the glasses on with Black Stazon and colored with my Watercolor Pencils and Blender Pen. Love the ease of coloring like that. Just run a line of color around the inside line of the image and pull in with your Blender Pen in a Circular motion. It’s so fun! You can add a bit more color in some areas for shading.

I topped it off with the fabulous Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding and made a double bow and a cute Melon Mambo Button with a bit of linen thread through it.  How fun!! I love pops of color on white… fun and striking. I hope you like it.

Well that’s it for today…..I hope you will visit the other Operators Blogs and certainly play along. We’d love to have you.

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Butternutsage said...

oh yi yi this card makes me want to be in good for the soul to see these summery colors on your card Lee!!! Love it!

Patti Chesky said...

It's too cold here today for a frosty drink. When I woke up this morning it was -22. Yikes!

This card is wonderful! Just like you! It makes me want to hop on a plane and head to somewhere tropical!

Vonnie said...

Love the double bow, how did you make that.

sandi maciver said...

how cute are these - makes me want to sit in a lounge chair and enjoy the beach!.
you did an awesome job as usual my friend

Selene Kempton said...

This reminds me of being at your house. What a beautiful time we had with you and your wonderful hubby and team. Gorgeous card GF!

Kerin said...

Oh YUM I could go for one of your fabulous cocktails right now :) Love this card!! Also, I received my leadership package from Tiffany today, thank you SO much for the ribbon maker, and of course your gorgeous card!

Cindy said...

Great job on the card Lee, I love the colors and the little extras

Robin Merriman said...

Oh this card makes me long for warm weather! Just beautiful Lee!

Connie Babbert said...

Oh...yummy...can I have one of each, please??? lol! I could use a nice frosty drink...even though it is 7 degrees here!

gbarron56 said...

Lee -- I just love your clean, crisp style. Those drinks look delicious and give me hope that warmer days are coming. Thanks for sharing with us all! Blessings, Gretchen

Rose said...

Adorable card, love those little cocktails and your fluffy bow!

Kim Singdahlsen said...

Love it! Your coloring on the drinks make them absolutely "drink-able". Unfortunately it's only 8 a.m. so I guess I will just have to drool over your card!

Tiffany Bauer said...

Love this card!! Those drinks lined up are awesome and that bow is too!! Makes me want to break out my brand new bow maker and play!!