Good morning, y’all! It’s Thursday – which means it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! We’ve got a color challenge today and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table! I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!
I had a good time with this color challenge – picking Rococo Rose to pop against the black and white – and True Love DSP was the obvious choice. I kept with the Love You Always Suite – using both the Forever & Always Bundle and the Always in My Heart stamp set. Take a look-see:
Here’s our challenge! 🙂
And I also borrowed the sketch from the CAS(E) This Sketch challenge for my layout.
I started with my favorite design in the True Love DSP and matted it on Rococo Rose for the card front.
Using the smaller, straight-edge punch in the Heart Punch Pack, I cut a Rococo Rose heart from Love You Always Specialty DSP.
I created the sentiment with the Always Dies (part of the Forever & Always Bundle!)- cutting the detailed word from Love You Always Foil in Rococo Rose, and the solid shape in Basic White. Then I adhered them together with Liquid Glue.
I stamped the sentiment from Forever & Always in Rococo Rose on a Basic White strip. Then I matted the strip on Rococo Rose and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue. I added the punched heart with Liquid Glue.
I tied a small bow from two lengths of Whisper White twine from the Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack and adhered it with a Glue Dot. Then I popped my die cut sentiment on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I added a few Matte Black Dots and the card front was done.
On the inside, I stamped an Always in My Heart sentiment in Rococo Rose on a Basic White panel. Next to it, I stamped the hearts outline image from Always in My Heart in Tuxedo Black – then added the fill image in Rococo Rose.
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Rococo Rose mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.
My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Always in My Heart hearts on the front…
…and more of the True Love DSP on the envelope flap.
Et Voila! I love Black-White-Pink (aka Rococo Rose), don’t you? It’s just so cool and elegant. And the Always & Forever stamp set – with the beautiful bundled Always Dies (how much do you love those sentiment dies?!?) plus the Always in My Heart stamp set…
….are perfect vehicles for bringing that pop of color to the gorgeous True Love DSP.
I hope you like!
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Have fun on the Hop!!
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Pretty card Mary! Love the layout and design, great background papers too! 🙂