Mocha Morning Medallion

Are you getting tired of seeing medallion cards yet?  Hope not, because I don't seem to be tired of making them!

This one has a very different feel to it:  Clean lines instead of my usual vintage style.

Mocha Morning Designer Series Paper

I'm not normally drawn to DSP with such bold designs as this:

Mocha Morning DSP

It is the back side of the paper I used on the Vintage Medallion I showed you yesterday.  When I turned that medallion over, I was WOWED by how cool the big polka dots turned out!

Mocha Morning Medallion Card from Stamping Madly

I topped this medallion with a piece of Very Vanilla card stock punched with the 3/4" Circle Punch.  I sponged it lightly with Crumb Cake ink because it was a lot brighter than the Very Vanilla in the DSP.  Then I tied on an Early Espresso Designer Button with Hemp Twine.  I used a piece of Early Espresso card stock, cut with the Circle Scissors Plus as a background for the medallion.

  Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder from Stampin' Up!

The Very Vanilla background was embossed with the Perfect Polka Dot Embossing Folder, repeating the polka dot motif.  I layered ribbons again:  Early Espresso Satin and Very Vanilla 3/8" Taffeta (both retired, unfortunately, but they were the perfect choice for this card!).  The top layer is current, though–Early Espresso 1/8" Taffeta. 

If you're inspried to try your hand at these great medallions, you're going to need Simply Scored from Stampin' Up!  It makes creating a project with so many score lines super easy!  CLICK HERE to go to my online Stampin' Up! Store.

Happy Stamping!

Sage Kimble

 Nurturing Creativity, One Stamp at a Time!

Sage Kimble
aka The Mad Stamper
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7 Responses to Mocha Morning Medallion

  1. Terry Schultz September 13, 2011 at 6:08 pm #

    That’s a wow!

  2. Merrylioness September 14, 2011 at 5:23 am #

    Just Beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Sage Kimble September 14, 2011 at 7:37 am #

    Thanks, everyone. Im so glad you like the card.

    Sage Kimble
    aka The Mad Stamper

    Independent Stampin Up! Demonstrator
    sage@stampingmadly.com

    If your fingers arent inky yet, what are you waiting for?

  4. Mary Waring September 14, 2011 at 9:20 am #

    Love how the polka dots line up. TFS!

  5. Deb B (Debadoo) September 14, 2011 at 6:01 pm #

    Very kewl!!

  6. lkingboyle March 8, 2014 at 3:59 pm #

    This one is beautiful too, just in a different way. I was suprised how beautiful the polka dots worked up too! Thaks for sharing all of your great creations with us, it makes it so much more fun when we get new cards, and sometimes it takes me more than one or two, to get me so excited! Thank you again! Lisa

    • Sage March 8, 2014 at 4:57 pm #

      Thanks, Lisa. Glad to inspire you!

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