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Sale-a-bration card for TSOT

I don't know if I've admitted it before but I have a really bad habit of leaving my stamping projects to the very last minute.  I had a big workshop to put on last night and wanted to show off some of my Sale-a-bration stuff but just couldn't get it "right".  Yet again, Try Stampin' On Tuesday saved the day!!!  They always have great sketches and wonderful examples.  I particularly liked this sketch because it allowed me to show off a whole lot of DSP and other Sale-a-bration items in one card.

Here is the sketch.....be sure to see what the blog contributors and challenge participants have come up with by clicking on the image:



And here is what I came up with:

A Patterned elephant on Sycamore Street
I just LOVE this little elephant from the "Patterned Occasions" Sale-a-bration stamp set.    It's just so cute and can be very versatile.  It lends itself so well to selective colouring with Stampin' Write markers.

I also really like the DSP in the Sale-a-bration brochure....it is called "Sycamore Street".  It's got a great colour combination and is really quite fun....if you can call paper "fun"!  And to make things even better, there is matching ribbon and buttons!!!!  That's why I love Stampin' Up!  Everything matches!  Remember, you too can have these items FREE ....contact me TODAY to learn how.

Here are all of the details of the supplies I used for this card:

Stamp Sets:  Patterned Occasions
Paper:  Tangerine Tango, Island Indigo, Sycamore Street DSP (SAB)

Ink:  Island Indigo, Pool Party, Summer Starfruit, Tangerine Tango....Stampin' Write Markers

Accessories:  Ribbon and Buttons from the "Sycamore Street Ribbon and Button Pack"

Happy Stamping!

Comments

  1. Hi Laura,

    I really like your card - that elephant is so cute. I could see it on a baby's card amongst other things. I also love how you used the pp & those ribbons. What a great card. Thank you for playing along with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday.

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  2. Great card! Love how you have used the sketch to show off all the SAB stuff :) The panel with the ribbon is gorgeous and that is such a cute elephant :) Thanks for joining us at Try Stampin' On Tuesday.

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  3. Love the button flower. Such a cute card, bet your class attendents loved it. I do, thanks so much for playing along with us on the TSOT blog!

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