Saturday, May 24, 2014

VC Rocks Stamping Tools Blog Hop


Welcome to the first VC Rockers Blog Hop of the season. 

We are focusing on stamping tools. 

For my stamping tools I used Simply Scored, paper trimmer, 

and border, and decorative label punch.

I've been seeing these screen cards online so I wanted to make one too!

Start with a piece of cardstock cut 5 1/2 by 11

Score on the long side at 2 3/4, 5 1/2, and 8 1/4. 

Mountain and valley fold so you have a screen. 

I used the scallop border punch to punch across the top of the screen. 

To make the screen stand I used the decorative label punch. I centered

it on the bottom and only inserted the punch about 1/4 in. 

The black panels are cut 2 1/2 x 4 3/8
The white panels are cut 2 1/4 x 4 1/8


Color Palette: Strawberry Slush (this was used for the screen), Pistachio Pudding, Crisp Cantaloupe,  Baked Brown Sugar, and Coastal Cabana. 
Stamp sets Gorgeous Grunge and a new set Work of Art. 
I added some rhinestones, and pieces of paper doily. I also cut out some of the hearts and 
popped them on the panels. 

Hope you are enjoying the Hop!

Please visit the VC Rockers Blog at this link to see the rest of the hoppers!

  http://vcrocks.blogspot.com/2014/05/MayBlogHop.html

Stamping trails
Karen

18 comments:

Kathy Skinner (Kat) said...

Oh, I have been wanting to make one of these cards too! Now after seeing yours, I must:) Beautiful!

Loni said...

Great use of Work of Art with the 2013-15 In Colors! Thanks for joining in on the hop!

stampershirley said...

Karen, I am always so impressed with your creations - and now I simply must make some of these cards. Love the use of the decorative label punch at the bottom (would not have thought of that!!). Thanx for sharing

Dawn Hoffman said...

Sooo beautiful! I'm so excited that you gave us directions --can't wait to get into my stamp room to try this out!

Brenda Hugar said...

Oh Karen, I love this card. Can't wait to finish the hops this weekend so I can go play. Thanks so much for the directions.

sherryd said...

Love, Love, Love your card. I have been seeing these cards all over but never looked into the directions. Thank you for posting them, I will definitely need to get busy and try it!

Jane Starr said...

Wow! That's beautiful!

Jackie Watson said...

Awesome card, love the colors and use of the new stamp set Work of Art. All in all a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

Robin Messenheimer / Robin's Craft Room said...

Gorgeous. The project is so much fun and the colors are perfect. Hmmm, another project I'll have to CASE this weekend!

Cynthia Ferenz said...

Great project! Definitely a CASE or at very least inspiration. TFS!

Tania said...

Beautiful! Definitely a card I will be trying to make soon!

Terri T said...

Love your screen card! Am jealous that you can get a straight line with the scallop punch.

Elizabeth said...

Ohmygosh! I love this screen card! Thanks for the measurements. I'll be CASEing this soon!

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Patrice Herrera said...

What a Gorgeous Card! I am so going to do this! Thanks for the inspiration.

WhoMom said...

Fabulous card. The colors and the rhinestones really stand out. Love the sentiment too.

Elizabeth said...

Oh my word! Just beautiful! I will definitely have to give this a try.