This week our cards are headed to Texas once again, though this time they are going to Arlington and Doreen. Doreen is a school teacher and doesn't get to head back to school just yet, due to some health issues. In come the Teapotters to brighten her day and send her some cheer!
Our teapot this week is a beautiful strawberry covered one. So if you're seeing lots of juicy berries in the gallery, this is why. Don't they make you want a big bowl of fresh "homegrown" strawberries, it does me!
I have a few small strawberry stamps, but nothing as beautiful as this illustration I found on the Mother Earth News site. The illustration is by Keith Ward.
I printed it out on photo paper, but not in the photo mode. Using the same photo paper, I stamped the sentiment, though you can't heat emboss, as the paper will bubble from the heat. I cut a few strawberries (one here) with Spellbinders die and a few small cherry blossom flowers and flourishes to embellish.
I hope these cards bring lots of cheer to Doreen.
Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 GMT Views: 1269
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 10531
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 3:36 PM
OH MY....GORGEOUS...I can see why you printed this....a beautiful piece of art. Love what you did with it and all the add-ons. Wonderful scripture framed in that pretty die-cut...love that one so delicate. NOt just a card its wall art worthy....TFS..Doreen will so enjoy this beaut. :0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 3:57 PM
You found such a gorgeous batch of strawberries, Jennifer!!! You must have a really good printer, the colors are amazing! Your fancy square sentiment panel is so very pretty too!!! Your added vines, flowers and strawberry add the perfect touch of whimsey to your beautiful card!!!
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39808
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 4:39 PM
WOW Jennifer, your card is beautiful! Love your strawberries. This is so delicate and wonderful and fabulous. You out did yourself on this one. Love it! TFS :0).....seeing all these strawberries I had to go get me some and make a dessert for tonight. Can't wait for dinner! hehe
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
Smile.......people will wonder what you are up to! :0)
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