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Angie McKenzie | Independent Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator - USA | Making others smile... one creation at a time.

#JOSTTT004 Design Team Inspirations - April 2019

Today is the Fourth Challenge over at The Joy of Sets Tic Tac Toe Challenge!  I am thoroughly enjoying being a Design Team Member with this talented bunch of crafters from around the globe!  We are all members of The Joy of Sets Facebook Group that is full of stampers sharing cards created with current and retired Stampin' Up!® stamp sets as well as stamp sets from other companies.

For this month's challenge designed by Nicky Leighton, you can select any three of the design elements in a row on the board going in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal direction.  I chose the diagonal row consisting of Die Cut, Vellum, Ribbon.

The large floral from Petal Palette was stamped multiple times after the Whisper White cardstock was ran through the Big Shot with the 2nd largest rectangle from the Rectangle Stitched Framelits. 

The die cut pieces were placed over a layer of Soft Sea Foam cardstock 
so the sentiment could be aligned and stamped in Memento ink.
A Vellum cardstock overlay was adhered with Tear & Tape Adhesive on both sides so it was "sandwiched" between the Whisper White die cut pieces and the Soft Sea Foam layer.

The Petal Pink Metallic Ribbon was around the adhered layer and secured with a bow.  
Stampin' Dimensionals were used to adhere this finished layer to the card front.

The pattern was repeated on the inside allowing for plenty 
of room for handwritten correspondence.  
And one mustn't forget to stamp the envelope... 
as it's a sneak peek for the recipient of what's inside.

I hope that today's project has inspired you to participate in The Joy of Sets Tic Tac Toe Challenge, #JOSTTT004.  Please be sure to pop over to receive more inspiration from the other design team members and I look forward to seeing your entry (entries) on the blog!

Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the world.
Have a blessed day!

Card Recipe:
STAMPS:  Petal Palette, Artfully Folded (Host)
INKS:  Tuxedo Black Memento, Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, Soft Sea Foam, Mint Macaron
PAPERS:  Whisper White, Soft Sea Foam and Vellum cardstocks; Whisper White Medium Envelopes
OTHER:  Rectangle Stitched Framelits, Big Shot, Aqua Painter, Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack, Clear Block E, Clear Block G, Tear & Tape Adhesive, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin' Dimensionals, Simply Shammy


  1. Angie I love your card - I'm so going to try and CASE it and do one of those cut outs! Inspiring! xx

    1. Thanks so much, Fiona... can't wait to see what you create! It's always great to use these framelits in a different way. xx

  2. Love the stitched finish you've achieved on this, great idea x

  3. Beautiful, I love the layering xx

  4. Your design really made the small sentiment stand out! Love your card!

  5. Wow! it's such great design and the colours are lovely. Thanks for the inspiration

    1. Thank you so much, Anne-Marie, and it was my pleasure! LOVE your entry in the challenge this month! :)

  6. What a fantastic design. This card is so inspirational, I have to try something like this. Thank you for taking part in the DT.

    1. So glad it inspired you, Andrea! Thankful you’re in the midst of getting settled in after your busy time!


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