My neighbor's lemon trees are heavy with ripe fruit, signaling we are well into spring in the Sonoran Desert. I have not seen peach trees since retiring in Arizona but I had this stamp set that I've used before and was inspired to use again when I saw the colors at the Color Throwdown Challenge #383. While posting this card, I also saw the card challenge at Can You Case It? #111, which is a "pick your own three colors" challenge.
The card base was dry embossed for texture with diagonal stripes. The white cardstock panel was also dry embossed, but with flowers. The next layer is yellow print DSP followed by the art piece, matted with orange DSP and popped up on craft foam. The sentiment was stamped and die cut, matted with DSP and popped up with foam. Candy dots were added to the sentiment banner and a butterfly to the peaches. To create the focal point, the peach image was stamped with black ink, masked and then stamped again. The images were colored with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. The inside of the card was lined with a panel of white cardstock and
Visit CTD383 and CYCI111 to join in the challenge fun!
Techniques: Masking, stamping, stamping off, coloring, die cutting, dry embossing, punch cutting
Size: A2 (4.25" x 5.5")
Stampin' Up! Materials
Cardstock: Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz
DSP: Flowerpot (yellow)
Punch: Elegant Butterfly
Misc.: Dimensionals foam, TIEF (two)
Close to My Heart Materials
Stamps: "Sweet Life"
DSP: Taste of Summer (orange)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Spectrum Noir alcohol markers
Die: Just Rite "Vintage Labels Four"