Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Chalk Talk Meets Wintertime for Pals Paper Arts


I needed one more design with the Chalk Talk stamp set for my December Stamp of the Month Online Club and I wanted to participate in the latest Pals Paper Arts Challenge so I added the Wintertime stamp set and this is what resulted.  Since it's a bit late for Christmas cards now, but everybody is going to need Thank You cards pretty soon, that's the direction I headed in. You know, to thank Aunt Gladys for the amazing (?) Christmas sweater she sent this year. If you score big time with your beautiful thank you cards, your recipients are going to be extra stoked about giving you a gift on the next occasion because they know their gift was appreciated!  It's a win/win situation!

Here is the colour palette for Pals Paper Arts Challenge #231:

As you can see, it's a monochromatic colour scheme - right up my alley, especially the three colours they chose!

  • Once again, I don't want to give away too many details, as you will receive a step-by-step photo tutorials if you join my December Stamp of the Month Online Club, along with 3 card samples (see below) and the clear mount version of Chalk Talk. Chalk Talk is a very useful stamp set, and when you buy the matching framelits, it becomes even more versatile.
  • I inked up the Wintertime stamp set in Bermuda Bay ink and stamped the entire image before die cutting it with the Top Note Bigz Die.  The center sentiment is just perfectly sized to be hidden by the Chalk Talk sentiment and backing.
  • I heat embossed the middle sentiment with Pool Party Stampin' Emboss Powder and die cut it with the matching framelit, but because I wanted another Pool Party layer beneath it, I shortened it by passing it through the Big Shot again with the same framelit, only adjusted it to make it shorter.  I also used my Stampin' Trimmer to make it a bit narrower.

So December's Stamp of the Month Online Club is ready to go again.  As mentioned, the Stamp of the Month is Chalk Talk and here are the three card samples you will receive, along with the clear mount stamp set, and three step-by-step photo tutorials, including a list of materials needed plus all measurements. 



You can join month-by-month, or you can sign up for a 6 month commitment, in which case you will receive Hostess Rewards in one of the 6 months.  The cost is $35 per month.  To join, follow this link and fill out the information form at the bottom of the page and I will send you further information. You must sign up by December 18.


And Tuesday means that it is time for more:




1 comment :

Windy Ellard said...

I really like all your layout and the center tag! Very creative with the "brackets" on either side of the tag...really pops! Thanks for joining the Pals color challenge this week!