Timeless Tropical Summer Card
Hello and welcome to the August edition of the Stamptastic Friends Blog Hop! This month our theme is ‘Summer’! It certainly feels like we’ve had a bit of summer over the past few days so this Blog Hop is perfectly timed! This theme immediately made me think of the Timeless Tropical Stamp Set, particularly the ‘Rest & Relax You Deserve It’ sentiment and the pineapple image. I decided to combine this stamp set with a few of the 2020-2022 In Colours because they are so bright, cheerful and ‘summery’. Let’s find out how I created this Timeless Tropical Summer Card…
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Let’s Make It…
Start with a (standard A6) Whisper White Thick cardstock base. Next, adhere a 10 x 14.4 cm Magenta Madness cardstock layer to the card base to add a lovely hint of shocking pink! Create the main card front from a 9.5 x 13.9 cm piece of Whisper White.
Use a Magenta Madness Stampin’ Write Marker to create ‘splatters’ across the card front. You can do this using the brush nib end of the marker and flicking it just inside the cap onto the cardstock.
Carefully ink up the pineapple stamp using Bumblebee and Just Jade ink pads. Stamp onto Whisper White cardstock and fussy-cut.
Heat emboss the sentiment in White Stampin’ Emboss Powder onto Basic Black cardstock and trim to 3.5 x 10.5 cm. Cut a length of Magenta Madness Ribbon and double over. Then adhere this to the back of the sentiment piece using Tear & Tape.
Adhere the pineapples to the sentiment piece using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and adhere the whole piece to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
What do you think to my Timeless Tropical Summer Card?
I hope you like my card. This is a relatively quick card to create but I think the colour combination means that it really packs a punch! I love experimenting with different ways of attaching ribbon to my projects too and this is a lovely subtle way of adding a little extra interest and texture to your cards.
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Happy hopping and happy crafting, h x
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