Sunday, October 7, 2012

Distressed Swirl Grid Greeting Card

Hello All!  I recently showed you a grid card that I made with scoring.  Today's card is another example.  I kept this really simple.
 There is a swirl pattern along the right side of the card.  The entire background is sponged with a light shade of brown and then the thick ribbon is used to bring your eye to the stamped sentiment.
 The sentiment is from Stampin Up, Whimsical Words
 The base of the card is Chocolate Chip
 Here is a close up of the grid and stamping.
This is a close up of the distressing my scissors and I made to the edge.
Here is one final look at the card.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Lace Doily Thinking of You Greeting Card

Hello All!
Today the card I'm sharing uses to elements I haven't used from my paper crafting toys.  The Lace Doily Die and the Butterfly Embosslits Die.

I got the idea for this card after a play date with my friend Norma.  She inspired me!  I do have to admit that using the Lace Doily die was very frustrating.  I cut the doily 4 times to finally get the die to cut all the pieces through.  The combination that finally worked was 4 pieces of cardstock under the cutting mats.
 The doily and the cardstock with the sentiment on it are Purely Pomegranate the dots and stripes are from an old DSP series.
 I used 1/4" Whisper White ribbon, pearls, the three smallest butterflies from the die, and an embossing folder for the details of the card.

 Here is a close up of the bottom of the card.  The sentiment is from Trendy Trees, and is stamped in Basic Black.
Here is one final look at the card.

Thanks for stopping!