Tuesday, August 7, 2012

You Are My Whirl

I’m still having fun with my new stamps from Waltzingmouse Stamps. This time, I used the Playful Pinwheels set along with this week’s Waltzingmouse sketch challenge for this fun little card.

I stamped the pinwheel outline image on white cardstock, then filled it in with one of the patterned images and one of the solid ones, then cut it out. After adding a big silver brad to the center, I used foam tape to attach it to a light blue circle. I used another piece of the wooden skewer that I first used here to make the stick for the pinwheel—1/8” ScorTape works well to adhere it.

The rest of the card’s pretty simple. I attached a green patterned paper panel to a blue card base and machine stitched around the edges, then layered on a pair of coordinating green cardstock strips and some light blue grosgrain ribbon before attaching the image panel on top. I stamped the set’s “you are my whirl” sentiment in the bottom right corner in blue ink. It's a little lost in the pattern, but I think it still shows up enough to get the message across.

Materials Used:
Playful Pinwheels stamp set (Waltzingmouse Stamps); Pear Tart and Bahama Blue inks (Tsukineko); Bashful Blue and Whisper White cardstock (Stampin' Up!); Creme de Menthe and Grass Green cardstock (Gina K Designs); Country Drive-Just Dandy designer paper (Echo Park); circle die (Spellbinders); light blue grosgrain ribbon (Michaels); silver brad; wooden skewer; foam tape

7 comments:

  1. Lori, this is just so sweet and the colors so bright and cheerful. I love that your used an actual stick for your pinwheel. Just too adorable.

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  2. Lovin that pinwheel Lori! So fun and care free! Your stamping is beautiful and I love the colors!

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  3. Wonderful summery blues and greens on this Lori! you big pinwheel is SO fun!

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  4. What a cool and fun take on the sketch! Love your design and choice of bright beautiful colors!
    Thanks so much for playing with us at WMSC!
    Hugs, Karin

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  5. Beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at WMSC

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  6. How fun!!! Love the pinwheel!!

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