The card is one we created in our Technique Class yesterday using the good old “Rock n Roll” technique.
After pulling out a sheet of Old Olive CS, I wanted to use colours that you wouldn’t see together very often, especially for a Sympathy card, but I like how they all came together. I even managed to toss in “Basic Gray“. Mind you, I didn’t have a Sympathy card in mind to do, but after doing a market last Sunday, I am a little low on them, so this is a great way to getting them back up in numbers.
Ok, I will let you in on a little secret – I did consult my fantastic & never failing “Colour Coach“. If you don’t have one of these little tools, do yourself a favour & purchase one, you won’t regret it. It must be one of the most used items I’ve ever purchased!
Instead of just stamping the image direct onto the Very Vanilla CS, I randomly added small dots from the “Gorgeous Grunge” Stamp Set using Basic Gray by “stamping off” first. The flower image was then stamped over the top.
I love mixing up my stamp sets to create cards. This way you get to use them twice as much. I think it gives the card a little more depth.
Mind you, it was up to the individual class members if they wanted to do the same. A couple of the ladies did, while a couple of them choice not to.
For the inside of my card, I repeated the Technique by applying Pumpkin Pie Ink to the image first, then “Rocking & Rolling” Rich Razzleberry Ink around the edges prior to stamping onto Very Vanilla CS & adhering to the inside of the card.
If you would like to learn this great little technique, I am only too happy to come along & show you. I will be repeating this technique again next month in one of my Technique Classes, so be sure to check out the Workshop/Class Dates at the top of the page.
Until next time, Happy Stampin’
Supplies used to create my card –