TGIF! Finally, it’s the weekend! I’ve been super busy with school this week studying lots of stuff and doing homework. What a week! However I didn’t miss any classes in the series Online Card Classes: Summer Card Camp 2 and tried to practice what I learned from. I’ve really been enjoying the videos and techniques in the classes.

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Here is my first card based on the second sketch and all the required colors from week 1 of the camp. I started by stamping the vintage label image in 4 different colors on my panel, Rustic Cream Cardstock from PTI. Next, I added the sentiment and die-cut images using my PTI Mini Blooms stamp set and coordinating dies. After that, I placed my panel on the card base, Hawaiian Shores from Perfect Match Cardstock Sampler. Then I ran my sewing machine around of the edges of my card to give it a more finished look. I really like how soft the colors came out.

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Here is another version of my first card. To decorate the front of my card, I added the buttons which were threaded with some baker’s twine instead of using die cuts. FYI, I cut my sentiment stamp into three parts to split the words. Then I stamped them separately on each label.

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This is the last card I made using sketch #1 and color scheme provided. I used the Mini Blooms stamp set again to create the tone-on-tone background on the banner. Then I adhered some fabric chipboard letter stickers onto the banner and added several enamel dots to embellish my card. After tearing the edges of the white panel using a paper distresser, I attached it onto the Hawaiian Shores cardstock. I think I shouldn’t have torn the edges of the white panel. What do you think?

I had fun playing with sketches and color schemes. Even though these cardmaking classes make my life busier, I really love getting inspiration and learning lots of techniques from the fabulous designers in the camp. I’m looking forward to the next 3 weeks of Summer Card Camp 2.

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a beautiful weekend!

May Park

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13 thoughts on “Summer Card Camp : Week 1

  1. Love all of your cards – great use of the colors!! Can’t decided which version of the stacked labels I like better, they are both terrific!

  2. Love the way you created all your cards, but I was thinking the way you did those first two, you could put together a whole set, box them & give as gifts. They could each be just a little different from each other just the way you did the first two. I think they’re great–all your cards are very appealing to the eye. Nice & bright!

  3. Color and simplicity at it’s best. Beautiful.
    Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful artwork with us at WAW. We appreciate your participation and love seeing the diverse gifts and talents.
    Blessings,
    Carole Robb Bisson

  4. SO sweet! Thanks for sharing this wonderful card in our challenge this week, and please come by again soon to show us more of your wonderful creations! I am SO grateful and blessed to have you play along in our challenges.
    Blessings to you,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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