For me, this sketch was a real challenge! It looks great on Taylor's Abracadabra card, but it gave me fits. It just felt awkward to me to add that strip across the bottom so in the end I just tacked on some little butterflies. Oh well.
I used a couple of new sets from Our Daily Bread designs. I stamped the teacup full of flowers then stamped the greeting on vellum and placed it on top. IRL, the teacup is a little more obvious. The frame was stamped and the inside cut out and placed on top of the vellum. I stamped another frame in yellow and a third was white embossed on cobalt. I had to cut these two apart to fit them around the original frame.
For my diagonal strip, I punched two strips of the cobalt and put a piece of ribbon down the middle. The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50.
Thanks so much for looking! I'll have it on my blog in just a bit. The Write Stuff
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 GMT Views: 803
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Wed, Jan 25, 2012 @ 6:57 PM
How lovely, Julie. It doesn't look like you had a problem at all with the sketch. The layered eyelet frames are so beautiful and the yellow/blue color combo is a classic. A very feminine and pretty card.
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Wed, Jan 25, 2012 @ 7:50 PM
Oh Julie, this is fancy enough for the Queen! Wowzers, looks soooo pretty. Your row of butterflies was a perfect way to add that strip. Love this and your sentiment too. WOW job. TFS :0)
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Thu, Jan 26, 2012 @ 3:54 AM
Julie, that strip of butterflies looks awesome! I love it like this, and the whole card reminds me of a china teacup with those pretty colors! Perfect sentiment with all the feminine touches you added~
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