Friday, July 8, 2011

Cheery Cherries

Inspiration

Here's a "get well soon" card featured on the Heartfelt Creations blog. It uses stamps from the Springtime Cardinal Collection, but no birds in this one! Just some "cheery cherries"...

Cheery Cherries

Ingredients

Note: Finished card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Paper

Dotted Swiss green (Bazzil Basics)4 1/4" x 11"; score it at 5 1/2"; and
3" x 4 1/4"
Cranberry plaid (CTMH)3 3/4" x 5"
Real Red (SU!)4" x 5 1/4"
X-Press It Blending Card (Imagination International)3" x 4"

Inks

Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)

Stamps

HCPC 3387 Luscious Cherry Swirls PreCut Set

Accessories

Grand Calibur (Spellbinders)
Beaded Ovals Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
COPIC Markers (Imagination International)
Sponge
Scor-Pal
ATG 714
Rotary Trimmer

Instructions

Image

Cut and emboss a white oval using the second-largest Beaded Oval Nestabilities die. Lightly sponge red ink around the edges of the oval. Stamp the cherries image in black in the middle of the oval. Color the cherries with COPICs (R21, R24, R29, YG91, YG93, YG95).

Image Mat and Sentiment

Cut a solid red rectangle (4" x 5 1/4"), a plaid rectangle (3 3/4" x 5"), and a green rectangle (3" x 4 1/4"). Adhere them together to form the mat. Stamp the sentiment in black in the center of the bottom area of the green rectangle. Tie a red ribbon around the stack, using the single knot as decoration. Mount the image oval over the ribbon.

Assembly

Cut the base card from the green card stock, measuring 4 1/4" x 11", and score it at 5 1/2". Mount the image stack centered on the front of the card.

Thanks for stopping by!

Blue_Orange

3 comments:

Angelica said...

I absolutely love the colors and patterns you used on this card.

Jan said...

so cute..love the gingham :)

Helen said...

Cool card! I am partial to Cherry themed cards since I live near the Cherry Capital of the U.S.

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