I like puns. There, I said it. I do. I think they’re a hoot. Which is just one more reason for me to like the Jar of Love Bundle. Best Fishes – now come on, that’s cute. As is this fishy little card. These are not colors I would usually use together, but I saw them together in an ad and thought they looked interesting: Pool Party, Rich Razzleberry, and Pumpkin Pie.

 

Here’s what I made:

Cute Best Fishes card made with Jar of Love Bundle by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

 

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Pool Party card stock (CS) to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, then scored in half at 4-1/4″
  • Whisper White CS to 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″

Stamped with the Jar of Love stamp set:

  • jar in Smoky Slate ink onto the 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″ Whisper White CS
  • jar handle in Smoky Slate ink onto the jar
  • water in Pool Party ink onto the jar
  • fish in Pumpkin Pie ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS
  • bow in Rich Razzleberry ink onto scrap of Whisper White CS
  • sentiment in Pool Party ink onto scrap of Whisper White CS

Die cut using the Everyday Jars Framelits:

  • fish
  • bow

Cut using the Classic Label Punch:

  • sentiment – cut close to one end of the sentiment, then reinsert the paper and cut the other end
  • Pumpkin Pie CS scrap – shorten it as above
  • Rich Razzleberry CS – leave original size

Embossed using Seaside Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (TIEF):

  • the front of the Pool Party card base

Assembled the Best Fishes card:

  • fish and bow glued onto jar image
  • stamped Whisper White CS glued to embossed front of card base
  • sentiment glued onto Pumpkin Pie CS piece
  • Pumpkin Pie CS glued onto Rich Razzleberry CS piece
  • sentiment stack glued onto card front as shown – normally I would have placed the sentiment lower, but I didn’t want to break up the large embossed area

 

Here’s what I used:

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RETIRING IN COLORS

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