Bridal Roses

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You know those stamp sets that you absolutely love and use over and over and over…and then a new mini or a new catalog comes out and you kind of neglect your former favorites?  It's sad…Lovely as a Tree, Just Buzzin' By, Upsy Daisy…and Elements of Style are some of those for me. 

The color challenge on splitcoaststampers this week was Blushing Bride, Baja Breeze and Crumb Cake, so I thought that would look great as a vintage card with Elements of Style. 

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This was a pretty quick card.   I stamped the roses in Jet Black StazOn, then colored with Blushing Bride, Old Olive and More Mustard markers.  I added a little Moonlight smooch paint to some of the blooms and the bird's wings, and a little pearl for his eye.

Other things I've been neglecting – punches!  So I dug out my Pinking Hearts border and corner punches.

Except for the excess smooch on the top rose, I like it!  It kind of looks like someone was sipping Moonshine in the Moonlight while she was making the card, huh? 

Here's the complete supply list –
Stamp Set:  Elements of Style
Ink:  Jet Black StazOn; Blushing Bride, Old Olive, More Mustard stampin' write markers; Baja Breeze, Early Espresso classic
Paper:  Early Espresso, Baja Breeze, Blushing Bride, Crumb Cake card stock
Other:  Pearl Jewels, stampin' dimensionals, Early Espresso grosgrain, paper piercing tool, mat pack, linen thread, vintage trinkets, Pinking Hearts border & corner punches, Smooch paint (Moonlight), aqua painter, 3/4" x 15/16" oval punch

Everything on the card is sold in either the Stampin' Up! Idea Book & Catalog or the Holiday Mini catalog, so contact me to order – or order online 24/7 on my web site.

Thanks for dropping by!  Tomorrow is the first of the owl punch calendar classes.  After Saturday, I'll have pics of all the owls with instructions posted.

About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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