Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Sweet One

Yay for challenges! I'm really enjoying doing the Mojo Monday Challenge! It gets me creating when I otherwise probably wouldn't. I should add that I also have an insanely busy spring with wedding showers, baby showers, weddings, and LOTS of birthdays - oh, and through Easter in there too! Needless to say, cards are in high demand right now. 

I may have said this before, but often times I find the layout to be the most difficult part of designing a card. I might have my colours and papers picked out, but what to do with them!?!?
Bring on the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge! 

Here's what I came up with:

I used Wisteria Wonder, Concord Crush, and Basic Gray for my colour combo. The stamped image is from a hostess set Up in the Air that I borrowed from one of my team members, Lorna! Thanks Lorna for helping me make this lovely card! I coloured the stamp with the current In Colours and added a little Dazzling Details Glue to the butterflies.  (Oh, before I forget, I used White Shimmer card stock for that 3.5" circle) See the shimmer?

And that cute little crochet flower? At first I dyed it using a reinker but I only had Elegant Eggplant so it turned out a little to redish purple for my liking so I just used a Wisteria Wonder Marker and colour the top. I like how the white still peeks through making it look like two colours of thread crocheted together. As an afterthought, I stuck a basic rhinestone in the middle.

I also embossed the flag with the Adorning Accents heart embossing folder. This is such a versatile product! Works great for little accents as well as envelope flaps, and card edges and I'm sure much more that I am yet to discover! The leaves are actually punched from the 5-petal punch and I creased, curled, and sponged. I adhered the flower on the card with a glue dot.

So that's it! Hope you liked today's challenge card! I had a great time making it. Best part, it was probably an under 30 minute card and if you were to CASE it, it'd take even less time!

Enjoy your day!


Stampin' Supplies:
Stamps: Up in the Air
Ink: Basic Black, Wisteria Wonder, Island Indigo, Lucky Limeaid, Calypso Coral Stampin' Write Markers
Card Stock: Wisteria Wonder, Basic Gray, White Shimmer, Concord Crush, Twitterpated DSP
Accessories: Crochet Flower, Basic Rhinestones, Dazzling Details Glue, Adorning Accents Embossing Folder, 3.5" Circle Bigz Die, Stampin' Sponges, Stampin' Dimensionals, Ribbon Border Punch, 5-petal Punch, glue dots


  1. Hi, I love your details on this wonderful card.
    You are always very creative and each technique shows it, tfs. Thanks for the case moments as well. holly

  2. reinkers, coloring, markers, dazzling details, shimmer, embossing, sponging....all in one card!! you are incredible. ty. h.

  3. Beautiful card Tamara! Your creativity is very inspiring! :)

  4. Lorna Campbell7 May 2012 at 15:42

    Cute T!!