Hello everyone! Another Saturday means another Sketch Challenge from the Operators at Stamping 411! This is the Teaching Site that I share with five other talented Stampin' Up! Demonstrators. Each week, we try to bring ideas, inspiration, tips and techniques to help the beginning and new stamper (of course, everyone is welcome to visit). Check out our blog and the growing list of resources by clicking on the link above.
My card this week uses Rose Red, So Saffron, Chocolate Chip and Old Olive Cardstocks, Tall Tales Designer Series Paper (from the new Fall and Winter Idea Book and Catalog which goes LIVE on July 1st), Rose Red 1" Double-Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon. Also used are the 1 3/4" Circle Punch, the Scallop Edge Punch and the Big Shot and Cherry Blossom Embosslet.
As always, I have provided a detailed step-by-step tutorial for this card. The tutorial has a list of all supplies used, measurements for each layer and photos and instructions for each step in the process. The tutorial may not be for everyone -- it's very detailed and for those that can simply look at a picture and copy it, you may not want it. But for others who can't do that and for beginning stampers who are just starting out, I hope you find these tutorials helpful. Sometimes it's nice to just peek over someone's shoulder and see how they do things and that's the way I've tried to write these tutorials -- as If I were sitting across the table with you in my studio, teaching you the basics of cardmaking in a class. You can download and print this week's Tutorial HERE.
I do hope you'll check out the Stamping 411 site and play along with our challenge this week. You can link your creations back to our site by using Mr. Linky (see the information at the bottom of the Stamping 411 SSC105 post). Don't forget to check out the artwork from the other designers as well. There's lots of inspiration waiting for you!
Happy weekend and happy stamping, everyone!