Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Stacked with Love for Freshly Made Sketches

Whoa! This is quite the colour combination! It comes from the Stacked with Love Designer Series Paper Stack in the new Occasions Catalogue: Basic Black, Real Red, Crisp Cantaloupe, Calypso Coral and Whisper White.  Let me just say, proceed with caution. I've only used 4 out of the 5 colours here and it still looks busy. This is after I'd simplified it a bit, but I think that is key here.  Don't try to use all the colours in the set. Pick and choose.

I chose this design after looking at the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge Sketch:

I wanted to showcase some of the Valentine's products and this sketch made me think of a medallion so I pulled out the Stacked with Love paper and got to work.

  • The medallion was made with 4 pieces of Stacked with Love DSP cut at 1 1/4" x 6 1/2". I scored them every half inch on the inch on one side, then flipped the paper and scored every 1/2" on the 1/4 inch. I made accordion folds using the score lines and glued every piece together and then the last and the first piece together to form a cylinder. 
  • I gathered the folds together and pressed down in the middle on a Jumbo Sticky Round to make the medallion. It needs a top to keep it in place so I punched out a Scallop Circle from Red Glimmer Paper using the 2 3/8" Scallop Circle punch. I added it to the top using Tombow Multipurpose glue to keep the medallion flat. 
  • The sentiment comes from the new stamp set, You Plus Me, and I stamped it in Real Red ink on Whisper White cardstock and punched it out with the 1 3/4" Circle punch. I also punched out the little heart from Red Glimmer Paper using the heart punch from Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack and added over where the stamped heart would be.
It's Tuesday and time for new Weekly Deals:

Click on the links below to take you to my On-Line Store, where you can read about, look at, and purchase if you wish, the products used to make this card today! *List does not include Stampin' Up! sneak peek items.  They will be available Jan. 6, 2015. 

Product List

*Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper Stack
*You Plus Me Stamp Set


  1. What a cute idea to use a medallion with this sketch. And I love the little touches of sparkle. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. Nice showcase of the new products! Really fun card. Glad you joined us at FMS!


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