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May 15, 2011

May Joy Always Find You- ATU#31

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It's time for a new challenge at the All Things Unity Blog!  This 2 week challenge is to ink up your Unity/Ippity stamps that you've never used.  We all have stamps in our collection that need some lovin' so get out those uninked Unity/Ippity stamps and play along!  Thanks to the gals at ATU for having me as a Guest Designer this month!

I inked up the following Ippity stamps: Dots For Sure, Book It! and Thoughts from the Past, along with the sentiment from Unity's Right Words set and the Butterfly from Unity's Fresh Beginnings set to create my card.

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The Book It! image is inked in Pumice Stone Distress Ink, stamped off then stamped on Vanilla card stock, I added the Dots For Sure in Stormy Sky, Mustard Seed and Dried Marigold Inks, then stamped some of the script from Thoughts from the Past in Ranger Coffee Archival.  Sponged the edges in Ranger Pumice Stone, then distressed the edges.  On the leftover panel, I stamped the sentiment from the Right Words set.  The Dress Form Die is cut from a piece of Websters Pages and Chocolate Card Stock.  I dyed some Seam Binding with Ranger Walnut Distress Stain and added a Making Memories Button.  To add some texture to the card stock, I ran score marks 1/4" around the outer edges with the Scor-Pal, and added some Prima Gems as embellies.

Stamps - Unity, Ippity
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink Pumice Stone, Stormy Sky, Dried Marigold, Mustard Seed, Ranger Coffee Archival
Card Stock - Chocolate, Vanilla
Other - Wire, Dimensionals, Glue Dot, Ranger Dress Form Die, Ink Blending Tool, Scor-Pal, Websters Pages, Prima Flourishes, Distress Tool, Making Memories Button, Seam Binding, Non Stick Craft Mat, Distress Stain Walnut

The sponsor for this months challenge is Flower Soft.  For complete rules and details, stop by the ATU Blog.  For added inspiration, see what the other designers created with this weeks challenge using Unity Stamps:

Cathy * Sara * Savannah * Kim {GDT}


farmhouse-story said...

gorgeous cute, lisa!

Maria Sabina R said...

very beautiful .i like the dress form!

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful card. Love how you used the dress form. Very elegant!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card Lisa! Love the colours and love how you dressed the dressform

Heather Rogers said...

Love the dress form and pretty added bling. :)

Adair said...

What a fun card! Yesterday I went to a Rubberstamp Expo and the 1st booth I saw was Unity. Oh, did I have FUN!!! I can't wait to stamp with my new acquisitions!!!

Danni said...

Love this!! Just so fabulous...love the way you got it all to tie together!

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love this great card- the dress form is great with the flower and the flourish......I love seeing you use these embellishments! : )

BarbaraW said...

This card is so beautifully detailed. Every where you look, there is something to admire and enjoy.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, Lisa! I love all the dimensionality in it!

Basement Stamper said...

Gorgeous card!!! I'm hoping one of these days I'll get one of these beauties in my mail box ;-) I love how you are doing the bow on the dresses.

Sara Henton said...

Just love, love the design you came up with!!! Thank you for playing with us this month

StampinCathy said...

This is just one stunning card. Love the colors, layout and that sentiment. Thanks for the inspiration.

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