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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Bella Blue Feel Better Soon

Last night, I had the opportunity to play along with the Chat and Challenge over on SUDSOL. I must be on a roll because this is two in a row! I just LOVED the sketch that Jen provided for us and will DEFINITELY be using it again.

For a change of pace, I used Bella Blue DSP instead of reaching for the bright new In Colours...but don't worry! You'll still be seeing more of those projects!

This card is much more muted than the ones you've seen recently:
I used stamps from the Close as Memory Set as well as the new level 3 Hostess Set - Kind and Caring thoughts. This set is SO versatile!

My base is 4 1/4 X 5 1/2 Very Vanilla. The next layer is 4 X 5 1/4 piece of Bella Blue DSP. The main image panel is 2 1/4 X 3 and was matted on pieces of Not Quite Navy and Very Vanilla that are 1/4" larger all around. The image was created by using Always Artichoke and Not Quite Navy markers to colour directly on the stamp. The Not Quite Navy panel behind the main image is 1 1/2 X 3 3/4.

I stamped the sentiment in Not Quite Navy and punched it out with the Modern Label Punch.

What do you think?

STAMPS: Close as a Memory, Kind and Caring Thoughts
INK: Not Quite Navy, Always Artichoke
DSP: Bella Blue
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Not Quite Navy
ACCESSORIES: Modern Label Punch

Happy Stampin'!


  1. I think it is just lovely.

  2. I love it! The blues are so soft and pretty!!

  3. Very pretty Christyne! Love the colors and design. NQNavy looks great with this dp!

  4. Love this, I like the muted colors.

  5. Pretty card, I love the color combo you chose.

  6. love the tones you used for your ink. Beautiful

  7. Pretty blue card! Love the soft look (:

  8. I really love this card!! it is really pretty... and that suede card is stunning!! too fab!!

  9. This is such a pretty card, I love the colors!

  10. Very pretty...soft and muted....

  11. Really pretty card, love the blue shades!

  12. So pretty. I love all the blue. It makes me feel happy and peaceful.


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