STV12FRI14 & SSIC141 ~ Bright and Beautiful

Today's card is for a Technique Challenge over at StampTV. Gina K, introduced a technique last week called Wainscoting. You may find the link here. I must admit I love the look in old homes but was a tad bit intimidated by the technique on cards. But I dove right in and gave it a whirl. And here are the results...


I chose a cream card stock for my wainscot base and used my Scor-pal to score lines at 1/2 inch intervals. I selected Memento's Desert Sand for my ink and went to work. I really like how it turned out! And when it comes to summer, nothing comes to mind more than geraniums! They are such a happy flower! I found this image in Gina K.'s Enjoy the Sunshine Stamp Kit from a few years back. I colored it with Copics and sponged on a soft blue cloud background with Memento Summer Sky ink. Spellbinders' Large Ovals allowed me to cut/emboss the focal panel. I added a card stock base (Gina K.) cut with Spellbinders Scalloped Large Ovals. The final touch includes a simple jute ribbon! Thanks so much for stopping in and until next time... blessings...

Lori

Card Recipe

Stamps - Gina K Designs - Enjoy the Sunshine Stamp Kit
Paper - Bazzill, Gina K.
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Summer Sky, Copics
Dies - Spellbinders - Standard Ovals Large, Scalloped Ovals Large
Misc - Jute Ribbon

Challenges

StampTV Techniques Challenge - STV12FRI14 - Tackle a Technique - (Wainscot)
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - SSIC141 - Do something you are afraid of (CAS, technique cards)

Comments

Diane said…
Lori, this is FABULOUS! I love that technique, and have never seen it before. I will definitely be "giving this a whirl" too! The whole look of your card is beautiful. I'm so glad you joined us on Stampin' Sisters in Christ, so I could see this great technique. We appreciate your participation. Diane Noble (SSIC-DT)
Lovely Linda said…
Wow Lori - this is wonderful - love that technique! Perfect for this weeks Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge! {{{hugs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team
Tam said…
great card, love the colors

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