Saturday, September 3, 2011
Do the Hula - SUO Challenge #26 - Invitation to a party.
The motivation behind the challenge this week at SUO was to make an Invitation to a party, as it's their first birthday.
My lovely neighbour used to have this stamp set - Do the hula - which I know is retired, and I always loved the cards she made, so I figured I'd give it a go. I'm really happy that the new 2011-2012 Idea Book & Catalogue have seen the release of 5 new In Colours as they are so well suited to a beach theme.
I've used Crumb Cake as the card base, adding Pool Party as the strips and then stamped the Hawaiian shirts in Island Indigo and Lucky Limeade. The other shirt is in Pumpkin Pie, which is a part of the Brights Collection. I decided the strips needed a little more on them so I paper pierced the edges.
The sentiment is from the Party This Way set (IB&C p 9) and stamped in Pool Party. I did stamp the leaves from the Do the Hula set using Versa Ink which are a little hard to see in the original photo.
I'm please with how quickly I could get this card together which is also a factor in making them as invitations - as I've a few to make!
Enjoy - Julie