Wednesday, April 22, 2015

CASEplorations April at STAMPlorations Blog

Was vacation really last week? I am ready for another!!

Today I am sharing a card that I created for a challenge on STAMPlorations. It was to use this card by Kimberly Wiener as your inspiration.

Since I am an ORANGE freak, I decided to attempt an orange background. I did more of an ombre effect on my background then Kimberly did. I used Ranger Distress Inks in Dried Marigold, Spiced Marmalade, Wild Honey and Ripe Persimmon, which I then spritzed with water.

I then layered a die cut frame, banner and sentiment over the background. Each of these was from the mess on my desk, as was the cup cake that I adhered using foam adhesive.

I then literally sprinkled sequins onto the card and then adhered them down where they landed. My last touch was to use a clear Wink of Stella pen and Stickles in "Cool Mint" and "Orange Slice" on the cup cake. Easiest card I have created in a long time!! I just adore orange too!!

Again, I am entering this into STAMPlorations CASEplorations challenge.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!

Ink-Ranger Distress Inks-"Dried Marigold," "Spiced Marmalade," "Wild Honey," "Ripe Persimmon," Momento Ink-Tuxedo Black
Paper-Stampers Select White Paper from Paper Trey Ink, Scraps
Dies-Paper Trey Ink, My Favorite Things (banner)
Other-Big Shot, Sequins, "Cool Mint" and "Orange Slice" Stickles, Multi Matte Medium, Copic Markers, Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Pen
Stamps-Paper Trey Ink-"Baker's Dozen"


~amy~ said...

Nora, this is awesome!

Inkyfingers said...

I love your ombre background Nora and the orange and blue go so well together. Love the rich, gold sentiment too, and this is a great take on the original card. Aren't you glad that you didn't clean up your desk if you have still got such a great choice of elements to play with?
Carol x

Becca Cruger said...

Imagine me as a cartoon on the other side of the screen with my eyes bouncing out of my head and one of those "aarooooga" noises. LOVE LOVE LOVE the inky gorgeousness of that vibrant orange. This is a keeper!

Taunya Butler said...

That background is completely gorgeous!! And I adore the way you used dies and the cutouts to showcase your yummy, beautiful cupcake!!! Great addition of sequins to jazz it up and make it shine!! Awesome card!!!

Susanne Vargas said...

Love your vibrant and sunny background! What a fun, artsy card!

Miriam Prantner said...

Gorgeous inking and I love how the sequins are kind of sprinkled from the cupcake!

maria f. said...

... made from things which were on your desk... a woman after my own heart! Love this CASE of Kimberly's card. Thanks so much for joining us at CASEplorations over at STAMPlorations.

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Hi Nora - I am in love with orange as well and your card is just fabulicious! Great splatters, too! Thanks for playing with us at CASEplorations!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Fabulous take! Thanks for joining in at STAMPlorations CASEploration.

wienerhoneymooners said...

LOVE your take on this CASEplorations Nora, so sweet of you to join the challenge, YAY!! LOVE this orange!!!