We are to bring cards with a southwestern flavor this week. Our cards, if we choose, are heading out to Sharon, a gal who is missing her family in Arizona due to surgery.
I based this card, somewhat loosely, on a beadwork pattern found online. I used a Spellbinders pinking border die & ran each square of paper through my Cuttlebug 4 times to get each edge pinked then glued each layer, 13 of them, together. After what seemed like 42,000 passes through that Cuttlebug & 42,000 glue sticks this is the result. Added a stamped & embossed gecko & voila.
Hope you & Sharon will both enjoy this one.
Date: Monday, October 3, 2011 GMT Views: 524
Registered: July 25, 2004 Location: Hog Wallow, KY Posts: 30688
Mon, Oct 03, 2011 @ 9:16 PM
Awesome!!! I almost missed this one for the teapot, I was looking for flowers, lol. I love what you did with the spellbinders. Nice looking SW quilt. I like the little green guy. Does he work at Geico? or is he unemployed and just hanging around for some green tea? Very nice card. tfs.
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39835
Mon, Oct 03, 2011 @ 9:17 PM
Vicki this is totally cool! Love how you did this pattern. Quick question, with all those 42,000 layers how thick is this? hehe Cute little gecko. Fabulous card! TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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Tue, Oct 04, 2011 @ 3:45 AM
Wowza! Now who'da thunk you would get such an awesome southwestern look with a cuttlebug and nestie! I love what you did here...lots of work Vicki! Your presistance to make this paid off! It reminds me so much of a Navajo rug.....the gecko is the perfect finishing touch on this totally 100% Arizona card! Even the colors are rich and vibrant! Hee! Lots of people will be making navajo rugs now with the cuddy-buddy! Ha! Sharon will love it!