Sunday, April 16, 2017

RemARKably Creative Blog Tour: Underground Suite

Underground Suite
RemARKably Creative Blog Tour



Today, I am excited to share a Father's Day card for the RemARKably Creative Tour featuring the Underground Suite!



I put a lot of thought of what elements I would choose to create a project to share with you all.  There are so many awesome products making up this Suite!  In the end, I just sat down and started creating.  

I created a stencil with the Build It Framelits Dies, which I cut out from a piece of Thick Whisper White Cardstock.  Using a blending tool, I smushed the Smoky Slate into the negative images.



I love the way the Smoky Slate establishes a stark contrast on the Whisper White Cardstock. Without losing too much of the blended background, a 3 x 3 square of vellum made the perfect backdrop option for the Delightful Dijon Happy Father's Day Sentiment stamped using an Archival Black Stampin' Pad.  

I went back and forth about just leaving the vellum unstamped, but in the end, without too much fuss about perfect alignment, I repeatedly stamped Nailed It! in Jet Black Staz On ink.  While my stamping was not perfectly aligned, using Stampin' Up! Grid Paper was a must!

Layered Basic Gray and Delightful Dijon from the Urban Underground Cardstock Pack fashioned a mat around the base of the card and the frame. Finally, four of the cool silver embellishments builds more interest and creates a visual flow repeating the focal point shape.  


Most of the products used to create this card will be retiring soon and are currently offered at a discount while supplies last!  Shop my Online store today!

Updated Inventory Status: Nailed It Bundle and Build It Framelits Dies are no longer available.

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Supplies:
Card Stock: Thick Whisper White, Basic Gray, Delightful Dijon, Vellum
Stamp Sets: Nailed it Bundle
Stampin' Pads: Jet Black Staz On, Archival Black, Smoky Slate
Other: Urban underground Embellishments, Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Clear Blocks, Bone Folder, Stampin' Dimensionals, Multipurpose Glue, Fast Fuse, Snail Adhesive, Blending Tool, Stampin' Scrub

Nailed It Clear-Mount Stamp Set Urban Underground Cardstock Pack  Vellum 8-1/2" x 11" Cardstock


5 comments:

  1. I love the stencil idea! Thank you for sharing instructions on how to do it!

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  2. Thanks so much Susan! I hope you give the -create your own stencil- a try!

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  3. Your beautiful stencil creates the perfect background for this great masculine card. I love the frame with the vellum behind the main sentiment.

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  4. Great use of our layering squares to create a frame.

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  5. What a neat way to create a stencil, genius!

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