Monday, January 18, 2010

Get Well Soon!

Hello! My card today features Square Pegs, Melanie Muenchinger's latest stamp set. One of the things I love about this set, is you can make a card for nearly any occasion. I don't have many Get Well cards in my stash, so I used the cute bowl of soup image, paired with the "get well" sentiment. Actually, the way I cut my set, these are one stamp. Melanie designed it so you can leave them together, or cut them apart depending on how you are going to use them. I tend to err of the side of leaving them together in cases like these, thinking that I can always separate them late if I choose. I have some step by step photos below, but for now...

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I started by cutting an oval from Pure Luxury Ivory cardstock, using my oval Nestabilities. Then I sponged Memento Desert Sand, while it was still in the die.

Sponged Memento Rich Cocoa.

I stamped the image, then colored with Copics, starting with YR14.

Added YR12.

Filled in with Y21, then used my blender pen to add some highlights back in.

I used E31 and E51 for the soup, then used E31 to darken the shadows on the bowl.

I layered with Pure Luxury Black Onyx, Ivory and Basic Grey Origins DP. The card base is Pure Luxury Fresh Asparagus. The ribbon is from the new StampTV Kit, Organize It! and the border punch is by EK Success.

Thanks for visiting! Have a wonderful day!

23 comments:

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh now that is a serious "warm me up" and cozy card!!!

Betty Neville said...

Lovely card - great colors and love your wavy border!

Tina Gilliland said...

Now that is a very warm and wonderful card!! Made me feel better! Hee Hee

Melissa Cash said...

I love your card Theresa, something about the Origins colors with the bowl of soup are just perfect together. Thanks again for another awesome tutorial.

Carolyn King said...

beautiful Theresa. LOVE your exquisite coloring!

Gloria Westerman said...

Again you stun me with your talents....absolutely stunning.....

Brenda said...

Beautiful card, I love the warm and cozy feeling. Great get well card.

Natalie said...

We just got the Basic Grey in our store, love the look of it!! Perfect and comfy card! Beautiful as usual!

JessicaK said...

Beautiful get well card.

NinaB said...

Oh, I love the warmth of your card, Theresa. The DP reminds me of soup herbs.

Sue said...

Beautiful card Theresa - Almost worth getting sick to receive a card like this!!!

Melanie said...

yummy papers, this card would make me feel better! love the border too!

Carla (cmsuto) said...

This is beautiful, Theresa! Love the DP and punched border! Anyone would feel better receiving this great card!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Fabulous, Theresa! What a gorgeous get well card. Thanks so much for sharing your tutorial!

Chelsea said...

lovely card ... love all of the details

Maria Levine said...

What fabulous colors! Love the pattern papers you picked as well! Beautiful!

Jessica said...

How gorgeous, Theresa! That paper is just perfect with Melanie's soup bowl!!

Giovana said...

Your card is perfect!!!

Jennie said...

This is beautiful Theresa! Love your colors and the BG paper.

Jennie said...

This is beautiful Theresa! Love your colors and the BG paper.

Patti J said...

Mmmm....makes me think of grandpa's homemade soups - sure do miss them! Thanks for bringing me a nice memory on a dreary day! Your card is beautiful, as always, dear girl!!! Hugs!

redwasher1 said...

A very beautiful card!

Helena said...

Beautiful card. Again you stun me with your talents.