Today's Create With Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop theme is our favorite new Sale-A-Bration DSP. This one was a little harder than the stamp set, because they are ALL worthy choices in my opinion. Ultimately it boiled down to the one that could be used for just about anything, and that is Dandy Designs. Not only is it a wonderful array of patterns and colors, but you get FORTY-EIGHT 12" x 12" sheets (4 ea. of 12 double-sided designs) in the package.
I made this card to congratulate our daughter on being named Teacher of the Year at the high school where she teaches. She's so amazing (and yes I am a bit biased)! She became math department chair after only being there one year. And in addition to all her duties as a teacher and department chair, she's also working on a PhD. That apple fell far from this tree!
For this card I pulled out my Blender Pens, which haven't seen the light of day in eons. Miraculously, they hadn't dried up! For the leafy greens I used Granny Apple Green and just lightly scribbled over with the Blender Pen to spread some of the color. The flowers were colored with Blender Pens dipped in the ink smooshed in the lid of the ink pad. I used the 3" x 4-3/8" stitched rectangle die, and shortened the die cut to 3-7/8" by running just the end I wanted chopped off thru the machine again. The Coastal Cabana mat measures 3-3/16" x 4-1/16", dotted DSP 4" x 5-1/4", and Coastal Cabana print strip at bottom 1-1/2" x 4".
That's all for today - see you next Saturday! Up next is Libby Fens at Libby Stamps. Or click the "back" button to go back to Lori at Loritamarie Crafts.
- Stamps: Petal Park, Something Fancy (greeting)
- Paper: Basic White and Coastal Cabana Cardstock, Dandy Designs DSP
- Ink: Granny Apple Green, Calypso Coral, and Coastal Cabana, plus Blender Pens
- Accessories: Stitched Rectangles Dies, Something Fancy Dies (greeting), Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins