Thursday, July 14, 2011

PPA102- Fashion Inspiration-Summertime and the Livin' is Easy!



This week's Pals Paper Arts Challenge is Fashion Inspiration: Summertime and the Livin' is Easy! Won't YOU create a project using BBQ, Beach, Surf, Sand, or anything SUMMER and play along?


I don't have any beach-type stamps, so I had to get creative. Isn't that what challenges are supposed to do for you? I used one of the pennant shapes from the Pennant Parade stamp set to create be my sugar cone. Nothing says summer more than ice cream! I stamped the shape onto Very Vanilla 3 times using Crumb Cake ink. Now, I needed some scoops of ice cream. The more fancy pennant shape from the same stamp set has polka dots all over it. Hmmmmm. This could be ice cream with chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and cherry chips!


I stamped each color of ice cream, then embossed and punched out the cone shape using my 1" circle punch. Chocolate ice cream with white chocolate chips: Early Espresso card stock, stamped with Whisper White Craft Ink and heat embossed with Clear embossing powder. Vanilla Chocolate Chip ice cream: Very Vanilla card stock, stamped with Jet Black Stazon and heat embossed with Black embossing powder. Cherry Chip ice cream: Blushing Bride card stock, stamped with Cherry Cobbler craft ink and heat embossed with Clear embossing powder.
Serve it up!!


Lastly, my card needed a little something for balance. How about some CAKE to go with the ice cream? I used this image (isolated from a tag shape) from Happiest Birthday Wishes (hostess) stamp set, which was colored with my Early Espresso, Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink and Daffodil Delight Stampin' Write markers. I punched it out with the 1" circle punch and added a 1-1/4" Blushing Bride circle. I popped it up on Stampin' Dimensionals.

Now my summer treat is almost finished. I added a "Happy Birthday" script sentiment inked in Early Espresso and stamped right onto my Neutral Designer Prints (Crumb Cake). The sentiment is also from the Happiest Birthday Wishes set.


Thank you for visiting today. I hope you will consider playing along with all of us at PPA. We have so much fun every week bringing you a fresh challenge. I love to read your comments and know that you are here, so please leave one at the bottom of this post! Have a great day!

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8 comments:

Lauren Y. said...

Very clever way to use the pennant for the ice cream scoop! I LIKE it! Thanks for sharing!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Patti your card is awesome!!! I love how you created those ice cream cones.... fabulous!!! Hugs,

Joanna M said...

Super Cute Card Patti! Love ice-creams. So special for a kids card.

Pam~ said...

Delicious card! Love how you created your summer living card!

Pursuit of Stampiness - Calgary, Canada said...

Hi Patti. This card is so elegant and sweet. So well done. What a beauty! Love all the details. Thanks for writing them all out. I know it is not a small job :)I appreciate it.
Have a great Sunday, Inky hugs, Pauline

Linda Callahan said...

So creative! These cones are adorable - love the card!

Mikki said...

Patti, terrific card! Love how you used the pennant for the scoops of ice cream with the embossing and how you added the cake to the card also. Very Nice.

Ann Schach said...

Wow, Patti! This card is wonderful! I love everything about the cones! Very creative!