Just uploading the card I made for the Papertrey Ink February Blog Hop; hop challenge: scallops. It's also for Papertrey's Make It Monday Challenge #3: Glitter Strips with Scor-Tape. (I laid down two strips of 1/4" Scor-Tape side-by-side and piled on some Pink Paislee Chocolate Pixie Stix glitter. Love how this turned out!)
I made my scalloped frame by punching 1/2" circles and individually adhering them to the back of my main panel. I also used a scalloped border punch along the bottom of my long panel. My birthday wishes sentiment (from the Papertrey Ink set Everyday Button Bits) is stamped on an adorable blank ticket that I won in some blog candy from Paper Crafts Go-To Gal Teri Anderson. How cute is that?? And that yummy layered flower? It's a Frosty Pink Lollipop by Prima, sent to me by Debzi333 as part of my prize for the December Gallery Comment Contest that she hosted (Thanks, Debzi!!!!). I thought it might make a fantastic focal point.
Thanks for taking a look!
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2011 GMT Views: 580
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Thu, Mar 03, 2011 @ 7:06 AM
Pamzi's gonna be sooo jealous when she sees how good you are with your sewing machine... :) Love your card Emzi. The glitter strip turned out great! Must try that! Pretty ribbon for that bow too - you churn out amazing cards at an amazing speed. Great work! :)
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Thu, Mar 03, 2011 @ 7:38 AM
Woo Hoo Emzi, this is one fine piece of art. Debzi sent you that beautiful flower - don't think she didn't have ulterior motives my friend - that flower is a perfect place to insert her transmitters - so no lying on punch count okay? Beautiful details, great b/g, ticket and awesome STITCHING - I saw what Dizzi said - the nerve!! Tell Benzi to send me that sewing machine she promised and I will be a pro in no time!
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Thu, Mar 03, 2011 @ 9:14 AM
Wow is that pretty. I just love this color pink and the frosted edges on that flower look amazing. To me it looks good enough to eat since I cut my calorie intake with no sweets. It looks like icing I could lick right about now!!! lol
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Fri, Mar 04, 2011 @ 3:23 AM
You bet your boots that the big flower is jam packed with spy devices!;) Fran at Frantic Stamper really did a great job for me !!!;) So glad you found a use for this great big funky flower! Great looking card, Emzi .. and not just b/c it has a spy devices on it! Fabulous vintage look to this card!!