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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Cheery Chevrons

So I know Chevrons have been in—and out—of fashion for many years, but I only just now bought my first Chevron stamp. I bought some fun background stamps from Viva Las VegaStamps and they just arrived in the mail today, so you know I had to ink up those Chevrons! Well, actually I stamped it with watermark ink and heat-embossed it.

The cloudy background was embossed on my BigShot with a Darice embossing folder. I embossed a scrap and stamped the sentiment onto a cloud, which I fussy-cut and glued to the main image (the sentiment & balloon are from the same set). 


I used foam tape to pop up the Chevron strip, the cloud and main image, and the balloon pieces. So there's a lot of height!




Inspiration/Challenges:
Less is More Week 107: Up in the Air
Hiding in my Craft Room #85: Embossing
Natalie and Amy's Challenge: Something old and something new (I've had the balloon & sentiment stamps for several years, but the chevron stamp is brand new)
The Play Date Cafe #169: Colour




Update: Color me honored! This was chosen as "Cup of the Week" for The Play Date Cafe Challenge #169.


Thank you for visiting, and may all the clouds in your life be fluffy!

9 comments:

Kathyk said...

Smashing card - love your cloud embossing

Kathyk

Suzilou said...

Love that embossing folder and what a great chevron stamp. Great card design :)

My name is Wynneth said...

Love your card, so fresh looking. Have you visited Viva Las Vegas Stamps store ? It's well worth a visit for the experience if you ever get the chance. I couldn't believe it when I went there !
hugs
wynneth
x

Rachel W K said...

the dimension in this card is too FAB! Thanks for joining us in the Play Date Cafe!
-Rachel w k
rwkrafts.blogspot.com

butlersabroad said...

Wonderful card, really sweet. I don't take much notice of fashions, if I like that's good enough!!

Hugs
Brenda

Chrissie said...

This looks terrific... what wonderful texture!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Jen said...

just lovely... really like the EF

Thanks for joining us this week
Jen xx
"Less Is More"

Jen Cuthbertson said...

What a great take on the color story this week! Thanks for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe!

Kim Ryden said...

I love this card! SO CUTE!!! Thanks for playing with us this week at HIMCR!