Do you ever make a card and feel like something is missing, but if you add one more thing it's overboard? I sure do on this card!
I was cleaning my scraproom yesterday and came across a really pretty embroidered dish towel from my mom. That's where I got the inspiration for the main details on this card. The flowers have the little dotted stamp inside the flower on white, and then are backed in marigold. I just peeled up the white layer to add dimension and show the yellow underneath. Note to Self: punch center circle first before punching itsy bitsy teeny weeny nearly impossible to punch flower center later flowers out of the take three punch :o
The corners I made by using my square scallop punch, and punching out a corner of cardstock.
I was feeling really done with this card, but the green DP need some punch, but I was not feeling "punchy" enough to pierce the stitching, so I just used the Papertreyink Faux ribbon stitched stamp to make it look like I stitched. Sadly white craft doesn't cut the mustard on this DP so I had to go back over it in white gel.
I still feel like it needs ribbon or something, but maybe I need to ... Step Away From the Card!
Anyway, I do love the little center heart stamp from Papertrey Borders and Corners hearts. Neat Neat good times!
Date: Sunday, July 22, 2007 GMT Views: 1553
Registered: February 10, 2006 Location: Mid-Atlantic Posts: 4911
Wed, Jul 25, 2007 @ 5:42 AM
Your design is very creative and sweet. Makes me want to order that Papertreyink stamp set ... I love what you did with the heart stamp. Great work!
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