Monday, January 3, 2022

Soft Pastels Assortment for Kylie Bertucci's Internationa Blog Highlight

Hi, Crafty People!
I've made this beautiful Thank You card for Kylie's International Blog Highlights. This means I'm asking you to vote for me so I can participate in her Top 10 Blog Hop! CLICK HERE TO VOTE! Look for entry #11. Just click on the heart in the upper right-hand corner.

Now some details about this card. Thanking someone for a kind act you're thankful for will be easy with a card like this. You will be able to download a complete tutorial after all the pictures of the card.

I have just started playing with the Stampin' Up! Soft Pastels Assortment. In my in-person classes coming up the second week of January, my customers will use the Soft Pastels in a couple of way: applying to VersaMark and applying with a Blender Pen. On this card I used VersaMark to apply some of the pastels.

For the waves on the bottom of the background piece, I used the Gentle Waves stamp and stamped it on the bottom third of a 4 1/8" x 5 3/8" piece of Basic White cardstock with VersaMark. I then swiped the Night of Navy pastel across the VersaMark and blended it in with a Blending Brush. A Q-Tip would work also.

The wavey background was achieved by using the Bark Embossing Folder after applying all the Soft Pastels colors.

The Sailboat Builder punch was used to make the sailboat.

The Layering Diorama Dies were used for the card front opening and the sentiment.

To download a free tutorial for this card, click on the box below. Many of the supplies I used will be available January 4th when our new January-June Mini Catalog goes live. Some are available currently, and I have listed those below.
I hope you like my card and will take a minute to vote here for my card. Just click on the heart in the upper right-hand corner. Thank you so much!

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  1. Great application of soft pastels and I love the use of the Bark Embossing Folder. Thanks Robbie for being part of my International Blog Highlights this month and all the best with voting!

    1. Thank you, Kylie! I love participating in these events.

  2. Very creative use of the bark folder Robbie Susan 👏👏👏 love the intensity of colour you’ve achieved with the pastels!

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  4. What a lovely card! The scene is so pretty!

  5. Another stunning card, Robbie! I'm sure this will be in the Top Ten!! ~ Kim Kroeker (Stampin' with Kim Arlene)

    1. Thank you so much, Kim, for your vote of confidence! I hope so! I'm sure yours will be, too. It's lovely!


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