SUO Challenges 90

Well folks, we made it through another Monday! Woo-hoo!! Not much to report today, it was a pretty average day at the office. Oh, but someone in Mexico City had some Starbucks, on me! Apparently I was part of the Target Identity Fraud debacle. Here’s my question, how can I be in New York buying something at 8:30 and then in Mexico City buying something at 11:15? Unless I’m hanging out with Scotty and Spock, I don’t think that’s possible! Anyway, a new card is on the way and hopefully all of that will be over and done with by tomorrow. How was your day, anyone buy anything on you in another country? LOL!

Today I’m over on the SUO Challenges blog, this time around we have a fun, Punch Parade challenge for you. I decided I would step outside of my comfort zone and put a big bow on my card today. I’m not a much of a bow guy, but it does kind of look neat. The card base is Basic Black Card Stock. The top half of my background is a piece of Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper and the bottom is a piece of Sahara Sand that I embossed with the Decorative Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. A strip of Summer Starfruit separates the two. I created my tag using the Angled Tag Topper Punch and some Basic Black. My bow was made using the Envelope Punch Board. There are some really great YouTube videos showing you tutorials on how to do it. It was pretty easy and actually kind of fun! Mine is made from some more Sweet Sorbet DSP and I used Sticky Strip to adhere it all together. The flowers are from the Petite Petals Stamp Set, are stamped in Pool Party and punched out with the Petite Petals Punch. Three Basic Jewels Pearls are adhered in the center of each flower. My greeting is from the Really Good Greetings Stamp Set, stamped in Basic Black and cut out with one of the elements from the Circle Card Thinlits Dies. All of the elements are adhered to the tag using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I’ve said it before, I really like the colors in the Sweet Sorbet DSP and the tag made from Basic Black is a nice change of pace! You should definitely head on over to the SUO Design Team blog to see what the other Design Team members have come up with for this challenge! We’d love to see your submissions as well, so enter your card in the gallery! As always I appreciate you stopping by and I hope you have a terrific Tuesday!

SUO Challenges 90-JK-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Basic Black, Sahara Sand, Summer Starfruit and Whisper White

Designer Series Paper: Sweet Sorbet

Ink: Pool Party and Basic Black Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Petite Petals and Really Good Greetings Clear Mount

Thinlits: Circle Card

Embossing Folder: Decorative Dots

Punches: Angled Tag Topper and Petite Petals

Tools: Big Shot, Envelope Punch Board, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Really Good Greetings CM

Petite Petals CM

Sweet Sorbet DSP

Envelope Punch Board

Circle Card Thinlits Dies

Decorative Dots TIEF

Angled Tag Topper Punch

Petite Petals Punch

Basic Pearls

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