Calypso Poppy Love

Hi friends!  Happy Tuesday!  I'm here changing up the scenery again with this card I made for the last release but hadn't shared here yet.  It features the new You and I set and the coordinating I Heart U Die Set.


I wanted a graphic look to go with the big bold letters, so I pulled out some texty designer papers, then added some distressing around the edges.  For that worn look, I took a piece of washi tape and stuck it down, then pulled it off repeatedly to reveal the white core of the pattern paper.  The heart, and the letters i and u from the You and I set were stamped, then cut out with the I Heart U Die Set.  I stamped the words love and You in the heart and on the letter u respectively, then added some bling to the i, some ruffled ribbon and a scallop border.

I can't believe August is almost over!  Our Anni-VERVE-sary sale ends tomorrow, so if you haven't had a chance to pick up our new releases or any of our older sets during the sale, time is ticking away.


Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you have a fabulously creative day.

Enabler's List:
Stamps: You and I (Verve Stamps)
Paper: White Basics (BasicGrey), In Color Patterns DSP, Basic Black (SU!), White
Ink: Jet Black Archival (Ranger), Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral (SU!)
Accessories: I Heart U Die Set, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Scallop Edge Border punch, Poppy Parade ribbon (SU!), rhinestones (Pizzazz Aplenty)

10 comments

  1. Love the bling on the i and the love and you on the heart and letter U. Lovely touch with the distressing too. Great card as always :)

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  2. love your distressed paper, and that stamp- die combo!!!...whats not to love?!!!

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  3. Love how you did the ribbon! The colors are fab and the worn look. This is going to make someone very happy!

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  4. I love the ruffled ribbon. Are there any tricks you use to get it sitting so nicely?

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  5. DUDE! This is awesome! And I am in awe of the washi tape trick...duh! I love that!

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  6. I'm with Shannan on the worn paper look using the wash tape. It looks fantastic on this card!

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  7. Love how you distressed the pattern paper...brilliant idea! The boldness of this card is so fun!! I can't stop using this stamp set and die....LOVE it!

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  8. What a gorgeous card. Love the papers and the distressing of it. Those dies are so cool!

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