Friday, July 19, 2013

Patchwork Hello Card


Hooray for Friday! If you've been following my blog for long, then you know I love color challenges. Last night I made this Patchwork Hello Card using the colors from this weeks ColourQ challenge. The colors are:
  • Island Indigo
  • Bermuda Bay
  • Raspberry Ripple
  • Lucky Limeade
  • White
This card started with the idea of different patterned embossed squares. I selected four of my favorite embossing folders and ran each square through the Big Shot. I taped the squares together and backed them with a piece of white card stock. Then I stitched everything together for a patchwork look. I used the Lacy & Lovely stamp set for the focal image and sentiment. The finished size is 5" x 5". Thanks for stopping by and have a fantastic day!

My Patchwork Hello Card is entered into the following challenges:
  1. ColourQ: Colour
  2. Milk Coffee: Emboss It
  3. Addicted to Stamps and More: CAS
  4. Sister Act: Anything Goes
  5. Crafting by Designs: Anything Goes
Patchwork Hello Card Supplies*:
  • Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade and Raspberry Ripple card stock.
  • Stamps: Lacy & Lovely stamp set
  • Inks: Classic stampin' pads in Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade and Raspberry Ripple.
  • Other Stuff: Big Shot, Argyle, Chevron, Polka Dots and Square Lattice embossing folders, circle punches, rhinestone brad (source unknown) and stampin' dimensionals.
*All supplies by Stampin' Up! unless noted.

5 comments:

  1. I really like the colors you used and the stitching and the special Hello and design elements. Great Job -- again!

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  2. I love the embossing, Andrea and those colours look amazing together. Thank you for joining us at ATSM!

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  3. Hi Andrea. Great card. Love the embossing and patchwork style. Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Good Luck! Monika

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  4. I love your four different panels of embossing - makes my heart go pitter-patter (I Love dry embossing)! Great color combo too. thanks for joining us this week at ATS&M.

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  5. What a lovely card, Andrea, love all the embossing, the pattenrs and color arrangement! thanks for playing with us at the colourQ this week.

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