Thursday, 7 February 2013

Tea Shoppe CCMC -OCC2


I still love this stamp set, Tea Shoppe, which was introduced in April 2012 in the Autumn-Winter catalogue, and then appeared in the Annual catalogue. I've used it lots, and I think it really suits the Tea For Two Paper in the current catalogue.
 I thought the sketch for the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary was quite interesting this week. I was guided by the colour palette used on the patterned paper, and used a piece of So Saffron after dry embossing with Lacy Brocade Textured Impressions folder, introduced in the Holiday catalogue but carried over for now. I already had a tea cup image stamped in Not Quite Navy so I went with that for the card base.

  
I added a Subtles Glimmer brad (no longer available) to one end of the label and placed that on another shaped label also embossed with the Lacy Brocade folder, a little bakers twine and a little teapot trinket, in the 25th Anniversary catalogue, out now. The teacup is quite easy to hand cut, except for the inside of the handle and I heard a very handy hint to solve that problem just recently. The wing from the bird punch fits quite easily into that spot!
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Some of the Stampin Up! products used.

3 comments:

  1. WOW!!! Oh my word this is just DELIGHTFUL!!! I love the colors your chose, all the little details and how you paired up this set with the new dsp! Thanks for playing along in the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Challenge!

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  2. Perfect set for this sketch!!! Love that teacup! I really like how you layered the greeting, too! Will need to remember that for future! Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary Spring Edition 2013!

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  3. All those "tea" elements are so perfect together. And I just love the colors - more perfection!

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