Thursday, June 3, 2010

Shabby Chic True Friend card

One of the great perks of being a Stampin' Up! demon-strator is getting a monthly magazine from Stampin' Up!. Back in the January - March 2007 issue was a card by Michele Boyer in Bristow, Virgina. I really like her shabby layered card and used it for inspiraion for this card. Her card was square, my is the regular A-2 (invitation) size. I also used a different stamp set, different colors, and replaced her designer paper with the textured embossing folder. This will be one of the projects in my June stamp camp.
All Supplies Stampin' Up!
Stamps: True Friend
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink and Very Vanilla
Ink: Chocolate Chip and Always Artichoke classic ink pads, Chocolate Chip, Always Artichoke, Melon Mambo and Pretty in Pink Stampin' Write markers
Accessories: Five drops of Always Artichoke reinker, 3 drops of Vanilla Shimmer paint and Alcohol (the antiseptic, not drinking kind!) mixed in a spritzer bottle, Color Catcher, 1/4" Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon, Vintage brads (retiring soon), Big Shot, Petals a Plenty textured embossing folder (Stampin' Up! exclusive), Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Stampin' Sponges,and the distressing tool from the cutter kit.

I just never get tired of the shabby look, how about you?

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