So many things you could do with those horizontal stripes wouldn't you say? I had to think on this one a while and decided that my Writing Notes background stamp fit the bill! Pair it up with Pool Party ink and it takes you right back to high school doesn't it?
Remember that CAS stands for "Clean and Simple" so there needs to be lots of "white" space in the design. I stuck with a bold sentiment right on top of the lines and then added some smaller touches to highlight it but kept the rest of the design open to fit the sketch.
Hello, which was a Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration (SAB) reward set for the first half of the annual promotion is one of my most favorite offerings for SAB ever. Hello has a permanent place in my sentiment stamp set collection for sure!
I embossed the "Hello" and the "birthday girl" in black so it would have a bit of shine and pop against the white and Watermelon Wonder.
I added a bit of bling with the gold sequins and Gold Wink of Stella on the popped up party hat. The narrow banner is popped up with dimensionals and decorated with a white baker's twine bow.
This was such a fun card to make that I ended up making another one in Wisteria Wonder for my niece's birthday. I had to check on her favorite color and apparently right now it's purple so hopefully it still is purple by the time it gets to her!
Definitely head over to see beautiful cards that the CAS(e) This Sketch! Design Team is sharing. I'm so glad they asked me to join them this week!
Thanks for looking! Did you stamp today?
Stamps: Writing Notes, Hello (SAB, retired)
Ink: Pool Party, Versamark
Paper: Whisper White, Watermelon Wonder/Wisteria Wonder
Accessories: black embossing powder, gold sequins, baker's twine, gold Wink of Stella, dimensionals