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Confucius Says…

July 9th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Confucius Says

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” This wonderful sentiment is one of the stamps in the Asian Artistry level 2 hostess set. I created this monochromatic card because I was inspired by the sketch in this month’s WICKED demo challenge on SCS, hosted by Joanne Travis (AKA sleepyinseattle).

The Soft Suede patterned papers are from the Thoroughly Modern DSP package, and I used the new Lattice die-cut on top of the 3-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ square. The mat for the the sentiment was created with the Punch Windows Movers & Shapers die. I did some piercing along the edges of the Kraft card and in two corners of the image panel. It’s great to finally have a separate paper-piercing tool available in the catalog!

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up!® unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Asian Artistry
Paper: Kraft, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Thoroughly Modern Designer Series Paper
Ink: Soft Suede
Accessories: Big Shot, Lattice Bigz Die, Movers & Shapers Curly Label Bigz XL Die, Punch Windows Movers & Shapers, Modern Label Punch, Mat Pack, Paper-Piercing Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Tags: simply delicious

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Lisa Henke // Jul 9, 2009 at 8:34 am

    don’t you love that lattice die? I am so glad I ordered it. this card is really nice, Vera.

  • 2 Pat (mspfd) // Jul 9, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    This is w/o a doubt one of the prettiest monochromatic cards. Love the DP and the amazing look achieved by adding the lattice die!

  • 3 Sharon Carr // Jul 9, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    Vera,
    This card is absolutely fabulous! I NEED to get this Lattice die after seeing how gorgeous it looks here. So simple, yet so very elegant!

  • 4 Faux Iris Folding | Vera Stamps // Jul 9, 2009 at 10:43 pm

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  • 5 Missy // Jul 10, 2009 at 10:16 am

    Wow, neat card. I didn’t think the lattice die looked that cool in the catalog, but I love it on the card. How do you like the mover and shapers dies? Did it cut both layers?

  • 6 Vera // Jul 11, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    The movers & shapers die was used the create the mat for the sentiment tag, which was punched with the Modern Label punch.

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