Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Tutorial Tuesday - Color & Contour

Happy Tuesday, y'all! I've been busy getting seedlings transplanted to the garden and, of course, this is the hottest it's been all year. 😎  Been drinking water like there's no tomorrow!

Today's tutorial features the beautiful Color & Contour bundle. Even if I hadn't liked the stamp set (which I DO!), I'd have gotten those Scalloped Contours Dies.


•    Stamp Set: Color & Contour Bundle (158356)
•    Cardstock:  Basic White (159276)
•    Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (132708), Pale Papaya (155670), Blushing Bride (147100)
Polished Pink (155712), Highland Heather (147103)
•    Tools & Accessories:  Paper Trimmer (152392),  Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755),  Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), 2021-2023 In Color Jewels (155571), Basic Borders Dies (155558), Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (149653)
•    Designer Paper: Pattern Party - Host DSP (155426)

•    Card Base:  Basic White 8 ½” x 5 ½” ; score at 4 ¼”
•    Layer #1:  DSP strip 5 ½” x 1 ¾”
•    Flowers:  scrap pieces Basic White

•    Cut and score card base.
•    Die cut front of card with simple curved die about 1½” from bottom of the card front.
•    Attach the strip of DSP to the inside of card aligning with bottom of card.
•    Stamp 3 flowers with the outline stamp using Tuxedo Black ink. Die cut out flowers.
•    Stamp the flowers with the more solid filler stamp.  The sample flowers used Pale Papaya then Blushing Bride for 2 toned effect, Polished Pink then Blushing Bride and 2 layers of Highland Heather.  Feel free to experiment with your favorite colors.
•    Stamp sentiment with Tuxedo Black.
•    Attach flowers to card front- pop up 2 of the flowers with Stampin’ dimensionals.
•    Add jewels to match flowers – 3 per flower.

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