Thursday, March 17, 2011

Creative Sketches Week 24 Fancy Folds, Cuts, Punches and Another Sneak Preview

 Back for another week of creative goodness. I was under the weather for a few days after the wild fires triggered my asthma so I grabbed one of my cards from club on Monday. I knew the minute my upline Connie shared this video that we had to learn how to do this. You can find the video tutorial from Cristena Bagne by clicking here  rosette tutorial      What I really like about this tutorial is you don't have to own a fancy die, just use the scallop punches you already own, fabulous! Or order them and you have even more creative versatility then a specialized die.
For this card I showcased a stamp from the new Strength and Hope set coming soon in the new Summer Mini. Now before you get all excited, you still have to wait until May 1st before you can order it. I am a huge, huge supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness. When you purchase this stamp set, Stampin' Up! will donate $2 of each purchase to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. I don't know of many of us who haven't had a loved one or friend affected by breast cancer. So I am hoping to design a lot of cards with this set.

 The supplies for this card were: Pretty in Pink and Whisper White cardstock, Sweet Stitches Designer Paper and Pretty in Pink patterned paper from the Brights DSP Stack, retired Bashful Blue 5/8" Satin Ribbon, Strength and Hope and Word Play stamp sets, Decorative Label and 1 3/8" Circle and 2 3/8" Scallop Circle punches, Melon Mambo ink and Dazzling Diamonds glitter.

The ladies really enjoyed making this card and I know for sure one is winging it's way to a special friend to brighten her survivor journey.

Don't forget to pop over to the Creative Sketches site and see more inspiration for this week's challenge.

Stay tuned for the other cards from club.