The Sale-A-Bration continues…with a color challenge! This month’s ICS Blog Hop is all about Sale-A-Bration, plus we’re using specific colors. We could use any of these five colors: Crumb Cake, Bermuda Bay, Dapper Denim, Night of Navy, and Island Indigo for our projects. I used all but one (Dapper Denim.) I used the Amazing You stamp set and the coordinating Celebrate You Thinlits Dies – both are available for FREE with a qualifying order during Sale-A-Bration (only through March 31!)
I used a technique whose name I can’t remember to save my life. I glued different colored strips of card stock to a larger piece of CS, then die cut from that, so the die cut words are multicolor. Tell me what you think!
Here’s what I made:
Here’s what I did:
Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:
- Crumb Cake card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
- Night of Navy CS cut to 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″
- Island Indigo CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″
- Bermuda Bay CS cut to 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″
- Crumb Cake CS cut to 3-3/4″ x 5″
- Crumb Cake CS cut to 3-3/4″ x 3″
- Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo, and Night of Navy CS cut into 1/2″ x 3″ strips, a few of each color
- Optional: Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside
Stamped with the Amazing You stamp set:
- “celebrate” in Crumb Cake ink onto the Crumb Cake CS layer
Die cut using the Celebrate You Thinlits:
- two words from the strips of CS (see below)
- NOTE: I used the Precision Base Plate on the Big Shot to cut through the layers with the Thinlits Dies.
Assembled the card:
- burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
- Night of Navy CS layer glued onto the front of the card base
- Island Indigo CS layer glued onto the Night of Navy CS layer
- Bermuda Bay CS layer glued onto the Island Indigo CS layer
- stamped Crumb Cake CS layer glued onto the Bermuda Bay CS layer
- 1/2″ strips of CS glued onto the 3-3/4″ x 3″ Crumb Cake CS piece (this is what I die cut the words from above)
- die cut words glued onto the stamped Crumb Cake CS layer
- Optional: Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base
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Here are today’s colors:
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Here’s what I used:
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