Saturday, April 16, 2011

Mash or Mush?

I saw this sketch the other night and wanted to try my hand at it.  It includes one of my favorite colors, Marina Mist.  However, I have never used Cajun Craze.  I finally pulled out the cardstock for the first time.  I also had to remove the shrinkwrap from the inkpad.  I must say, I LIKE this color!  OK, at this point, what do I not like from Stampin' Up!?  I swear you can throw any colors together and they will coordinate!  Anyways, here's the challenge at Friday Mashup.
I decided to ink up my Apple Blossoms Hostess Level 2 set that I've had for awhile now and never used.  Oops, bad me.  Since I also just received my Summer Mini preorder, which included the Triple Layer punch, I was itching to try it out.
I had added the butterflies only as an afterthought.  I think they give this card so much life!  If you don't have the Beautiful Wings embosslit, it really should be at the top of your wishlist!  It's an awesome deal with 5 different sized butterflies.  And of course, a bit of rhinestones to add some sparkle.

How do you think I did with this challenge?  Is it a Mashup or Mushup? :)

My Supplies List (all supplies and images by Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted):
Stamp Set(s): Apple Blossoms (FREE Hostess Level 2)
Ink: Marina Mist, Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze
Papers: Marina Mist, Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze
Accessories: Blossoms Triple Layer punch (Summer Mini), Scalloped Circle punch, Scallop Trim Border punch, Marina Mist 1/8" Taffeta ribbon, Beautiful Wings embosslit, Basic Rhinestone


Always Playing with Paper said...

You did a great job with both the colours and the sketch! Yes, the butterflies do make the card and I am so envious of that triple layer punch! How cool! So happy you played with us at the Friday Mashup!!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

WOW, Annie, your card is gorgeous (not "mush" at all)! You did a wonderful job with the sketch and color combo!! Thanks so much for playing with us at the Friday Mashup!!

Holly said...

Annie, A Mashup! for sure.. Love what you did with that Triple Layer Punch I can't wait for mine to arrive next week... Don't you just love Cajun Craze, I was hesitant at first with that color but I think it's my favorite new one! Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup.

Lisa said...

Definitely a Mashup!! Fantastic card! It was also my first time using the color Cajun Craze and I admit, it wasnt quite as scary as I thought it was going to be :) Love the butterflies! Great job, and thank you for joining us over at The Friday Mashup!

Margaret aka Totallyawake said...

I love it! This color combo rocked!

Amanda said...

You did a great job with that color combo! That new punch looks interesting too. Love the rhinestones!

Kim P said...

Wow! You did a fantastic job with this challenge!! I haven't ordered that new punch yet...wish I did! Thanks for playing along with the Friday Mashup!

Anne Marie said...

Annie, this is SO pretty! One of my favorite sets and you are so right, those butterflies add the perfect touch. Congrats on Rocking the challenge! :)

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