Wednesday, January 28, 2009

January 28 - Beautiful Thing Card

...and back to our regularly scheduled programming!
My friend Jenn has gotten me COMPLETELY hooked on making cards lately. I just love the fact that I can sit down to create without having to pick out photos, etc. and if I don't love it then I just won't use it! And let me tell you - before today's project came into my brain I made one UGLY card. Ha ha! Obviously I'm NOT going to post it here, you'll all laugh at me. :)
But I do love how today's project came out so it made up for the ugly beginning of my time in the scrap room. We all need to get warmed up sometimes, right?
And can I just say that I love snow days sometimes? It gives me the perfect time to go create without feeling guilty about not getting other stuff done. (Yes, I did the dishes first).
And one last thing - I'm so happy that I've had so much interest in the Card Club Night (last post), we're going to have SO much fun making cards!!! There is still room if anyone else would like to sign up.

Beautiful Thing Card

Ingredients:
Instructions:
  1. Using your solid flower stamp from the set stamp random images around the front of the card before it is folded. Stamp some in "Pretty in Pink" and some in "Certainly Celery" ink.
  2. Using the detail stamp of the same size stamp over the solid flowers using "Close to Cocoa" ink.
  3. Using the 4-flower small stamp ink the FIRST flower with Baja Breeze ink and stamp it on white cardstock. Do this for as many pink flowers as you have stamped on your card that you can see the center dot on. Cut these small blue flowers out in a small circle. Add a small rhinestone in the center of each.
  4. Cut a Stampin' Dimensional in 4 even pieces and add them to the back of these small flowers. Adhere them to the center of your pink flowers.
  5. Stamp your sentiment stamp on kraft cardstock with "Close to Cocoa" ink. Cut it out and draw a small line border around the rectangle with your Close to Cocoa Stampin' Write marker. Add two dimensionals and adhere it to the front of your card.
Have a great snowy Wednesday (if it is snowy where you are!) If not, I'm totally jealous! :)

5 comments:

bloggingjenn said...

This is great - love the colors! Snow days, rock, too! We actually have snow for this one, though. Last several we've only had ice.

~Jenn

Liz said...

I love the layered flowers and the colours you used! Great card!

Tracy said...

Very cute!! I just *had* to get this set a few catalogs ago, but never use it. Maybe I'll dig it out today. :)

Melissa Sauls said...

Love it!! Your pictures look so professional!

Kathy said...

These colors are so beautiful together on this card!