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Cherry Cobbler Embossed Leaf on a Paint Chip

Didn’t that title get you excited?  I love the names Stampin’ Up! combines with our products.  Remember my post a while ago about my craft hoarding?  Well, paint chips are my weakness.  I adore them – and the names given to the paints make me swoon too!  Here is a rich color combination (Cherry Cobbler, Soft Suede, and Naturals Ivory) using my favorite stamp sets Gently Falling and Wetlands (phrase).  That Cherry Cobbler embossing powder makes that leaf pop off the paint chip!  Those wood buttons are perfect for this card too!

Gently Falling-Paint Chip Swipe

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Greeting Card Kids – Paintchip Technique

Welcome to the fourth and final 2010 VC Rocks Bloghop.. you've most likely arrived here from www.beantowngrasshopper.blogspot.com.  If you want to start at the beginning of the blog hop, you can start here – www.vcrocks.blogspot.com

One of my favorite new sets in the catalog is Greeting Card Kids.  I usually prefer 2-step bold-style stamping…because well…I'm a lazy stamper somedays.  I don't like coloring in very much.  When I do purchase line stamps, I try my best to use the stamps in different ways without coloring.

I love to check out the hardware store for paint chip and counter samples.  Now, it's not that I don't want to paint the rooms of my house or change out my countertop, but my color choices would be much more mundane than the samples I take home!  Oh, the treasures you find in these places!  Here is a Christmas Card I created using a crackle paint chip:

greetingcardkids-cracklepaintchip

 

I think that crackle paint chip looks like Jack Frost made a visit!

That little snowflake accent is actually from the Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder!  I JUST LOVE THAT NEW FOLDER! 

Supplies Needed:

  • Greeting Card Kids/Word Play Stamp Sets
  • Crumb Cake/Basic Black/Bravo Burgundy Card Stock
  • Bravo Burgundy Ink/VersaMark Ink
  • Black Embossing Powder/Heat Gun/Embossing Buddy
  • Big Shot/Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder
  • Circle Punches
  • Silver Brads/Paper Piercing Tool and Mat Pack
  • MonoAdhesive /Stampin' Dimensionals

What is VC Rocks…and why do I love it??  VC Rocks is an online community where members share their love of stamping before, during, and after the Stampin' Up! convention.  If you can't go (or even if you can) to convention, you can get your "stampin' mojo fix" with challenges, swaps, and discussions!  I have "met' many fabulous stamping demos and nondemos through this group.

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