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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Stamping Again!


It feels sooooo GOOD to stamp and create again!

I needed a birthday card for a good friend of mine....we share the same birthday (February 2). Unfortunately, I'm late.....I arrived home just in time to celebrate, but NOT create! So, finally, I took a bit of time today, and came up with this; although, I have to admit that it was a bit of a struggle....it's been so long, that it was an effort coming up with an idea! BUT, guess what?!! This fits last week's Bloggers' Challenge....so I'm in! Late, but still participating!
The colors on screen seem to be a bit off:
The background is actually Mellow Moss and the leaves are stamped onto Whisper White.
Wonderful You was used....I LOVE this set! It's still available, even though it is no longer in the main catalog....it's on the dormant list, meaning that you can still purchase it!
Each flower was stamped on a separate piece/scrap of Whisper White CS and colored in with my Copics, then cut out. There are little pink crystals in the center of each flower and my Glitter Pen was used around the edges and to highlight the stamen......I know you can't see it on screen, but this gives the flowers a lovely subtle sparkle. Then the petals were curled around a pencil to give them dimension and applied with Mini Glue Dots. The eyelet border was created with my Martha Stewart Punch.....now SU has a fabulous new Eyelet Edge Punch, but this was purchased BEFORE the catalog was released. Who knew?!!
Stamps: Wonderful You, Warmest Regards
Inks: Mellow Moss, Pitch Black Adirondack Ink by Ranger*
CS: Whisper White, Mellow Moss, Basic Black, Mauve Mist**
Misc: White Taffeta Ribbon, Copics*, Mini Glue Dots, Crystal Stickers by Stampendous*, Glitter Pen by Sakura*, Eyelet Edge Punch by Martha Stewart*
*Non SU
Thanks for stopping by. Hopefully, you've been visiting the other Bloggers' during my absence.....why not take a bit of time today and stop by their blogs and see what new things they have all been up to?!!

12 comments:

Connie Paxman said...

I have this set and yet to use it..
Beautiful job on this card..
Inspiring me to break out this set.
connie paxman

StampingSelene said...

This is so gorgeous. I love the lacy border punch. You made wonderful color choices here! :)

Kimberly Gajewski said...

This is so pretty Barb! Love the lacy scallops! Just the right touch! :D PS. Happy Birthday to YOU!

Rachel Hope said...

Very pretty!!!

tonistamps said...

I love it Barb! Great colors, and I really like the pink flowers. Happy Belated Birthday to you too!

Christina said...

This is beautiful! I love the simplicity.

Kathy W said...

wonderful coloring the pinks really pop

Ida P. Krause said...

Very pretty. I like the look of the raised flowers.

Lisa Bohler said...

Such pretty colors! Glad to have you back!

MJ said...

Super card. Love the colors and the layout. Great job.

Amber said...

this is very pretty you did a great job on it and im sure your friend loved it ~~ I can soo relate to just not bein into havin the groove to get things going ! have a great weekend

Chrissy D said...

This is stunning Barb!

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