Friday, June 27, 2014

Great Impressions Challenge

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to be sharing with you a card I made for the Great Impressions Challenge for June. Here is my card:




 Great Impressions has made some stamp sets specifically for Operation Write Home.  Here is the OWH Sketch that I used for this card: 


And this is the Great Impressions Stamp set that I used:



Now to here is how I made this card:


I started with white cardstock for the base of the card.  Next I took a piece of 4 inches by 5 1/4 inches red coredinations paper and I ran that thru my Vagabond with my Darcie Star Embossing folder and then I inked the edges with Denim Blue Distress Ink and added that to the card base.  Next I put the blue paper on the card.  Then I stamped the house stamp on white paper and colored that with Distress Markers and cut it into a circle.  I then cut out a bit bigger circle in navy blue and white star paper and added that to the card.  Next I stamped the sentiment on a piece of white paper that I inked with the same blue ink and added that to the card.  So what do you think?  I love the way the embossed stars stand out on the red coredinations paper.

Please be sure to check out the other cards entered in this Challenge here.  I hope I have inspired you to create something today.

Thanks for stopping by!
Lori

4 comments:

  1. Woohoo Lori! I love that you used the GI Home and Sentiments set! Don't you just love it? Great job on the sketch and the coloring. Thanks for joining us this month at the Great Impressions challenge. I hope you see you again!

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  2. This is adorable. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions.

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  3. This is fabulous! LOVE the use of this image! Thanks for linking up to our Customer Gallery at Great Impressions! HUGS! Mynn xx

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  4. Thank you for linking up again for our Anything Goes Challenge!

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