Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Inkspiration 37- Pennant Party


Hi everyone,

well I'm back for the Inkspiration challenge this week, after having last week off to visit my new little niece - its so easy to forget how tiny they are when their born - especially when you have two kids, now 2.5 and 5.5 years running around! So this week its not going to be a baby card ;) This week Keesh has picked out a nice combo of colours (see below) so instead I opted for boys birthday card (of the grown up type) since quite a few of the men in my family have birthdays coming up.

And here is what I came up with. I finally succumbed to the banner/pennant trend and I must admit it does give a fun look :)


I started with a Whisper White base, layered that with a Chocolate Chip and then added a top Whisper White layer embossed with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder. Across the top left corner I added a little string of three flags strung together with linen thread and mounted on dimensionals. For the central panel I started with a Choc Chip base cut with a scalloped rectangle nestability. I layered that with Whisper White. In the bottom left corner I stamped B is for birthday. Different bits inked up in the different colours and the central star is up on a dimensional. I finished off the top panel with a string of 5 flags in alternating colours, across the top right corner, again strung together with linen thread. This top panel was mounted over a strip of the (now retired) 1" Choc Chip grosgrain. I finished the inside off with another string of flags.

Thanks for visiting,

Kim

Recipe: All SU!
Stamps: Party Hearty
Cardstock: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Ruby Red, Old Olive, Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, 1" Double stitched Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon, Old Olive brad, Linen Tread, Mat pack and piercing tool, Double sided tape, Dimensionals

6 comments:

  1. I absolutely love this! Its so fresh and fun! Awesome job Kim!

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  2. I'm loving that banner. Looking forward to giving in to the trend sometime soon myself lol

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  3. VERY cool! I haven't inked up those stamps yet!! Thanks for the inspiration - as always!

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  4. Love LOVE this Kim, the bunting is super cute - such a fun idea. Great job with the colours.

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  5. Kim, that card is SO awesome!!! I love, love the cute banner you added to your card and inside! Super job with the color combo! :D

    Cindy

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