A panel of cardstock was texture embossed with ink to emphasize the background text. This embossing folder is all about the ocean and beach with words such as shark, surf, boat, flip flops and starfish to mention only a few. After adhering a scrap of cardstock stamped with dots, the other die cut or stamped elements were adhered with foam for
Close up of the text:
Here are the challenges for the card:
1. Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #163: I changed the orientation without turning the sketch's basic design.
2. Inkspirational #110: The background texture fulfills the TEXT word prompt requirement.
3. Cut It Up #98: The theme is "Sun 'n Surf"
plus a die cut element.
Aud Sentiments #157: The theme is "Under the Sea" plus a sentiment.
Techniques: Stamping, sponging, dry embossing with ink, punch cutting, die cutting
Size: A2 (4.25" x 5.5")
Stampin' Up! Materials
Inks: Baked Brown Sugar, Pool Party, Old Olive, Tangerine Tango
Cardstock: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Tangerine Tango
DSP: Maritime Collection (retired)
Die: Striped Scalloped Thinlit
Misc.: Dimensionals foam
Stamps: Hero Arts Pearl Strings background & Paper Smooches "Surf and Turf"
Inks: Stazon Jet Black
Dies: Gina K Designs Stacking Ovals; Hero Arts Goldfish Frame Cuts (kelp); Spellbinders (sentiment)
Punch: Fiskars Wave Border
Misc.: Pretty Pink Posh clear droplets; Sizzix TIEF "Ocean Script"