Friday, February 13, 2009

*snail mail*

Did you see Julie's Card of the Week in this week's A Muse Newsletter? She took the new mini flower stamp... which she designed herself, by the way... and stamped it repeatedly to create an elegant blossom. What a great idea! Now why didn't I think of it? After seeing her amazing card, I just had it to try it myself! I'm a lazy stamper... plus I'm out of post it notes, so I skipped the step of cutting a scalloped circle out of a post it note for a template and did my best to eyeball a circular shape. I traced around all the little flowers with my clear spica glitter pen, cut out the blossom so I could give it a bit of dimension with pop dots, and mounted it over top a stem from the Stitched Garden Clear Set. I stamped the sentiment in two different colors just for fun and framed it in with my Marvy oval and scalloped oval punches. One little mini flower with a tiny red twinkle sticker in the center was the perfect finishing touch, along with a few white polka dots outlining the oval and scalloped edges. I stamped a border from the Fancy Borders clear set and ran the white background piece through my Cuttlebug using my swiss dots embossing folder. A little red sheer ribbon for a splash of color and the addition of Mr. Snail, and voila... my card was complete!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you've got a fun weekend planned... with some time for stampin'!
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A Muse black kitchen 4 bar notecard, natural cardstock, images, sentiment, ribbon, and twinkle sticker. Marvy punches. VersaMagic tea leaves chalk ink. Stampin' Up riding hood red classic ink, blender pen, chocolate chip marker, sanding block, and dimensionals. Timber brown Stazon ink. Sharpie white poster paint pen. Prisma marker (avacado). Cuttlebug swiss dots embossing folder.

8 comments:

Pamela S. Wade said...

Oooh...I love it! I always love black and white polka dots, and all of your polka dots! Such a cute, pretty card! ~~Pam

Lori Barnett said...

This is wonderful! and SHUT UP!!! I didn't know Julie designed that tiny flower??!! Thanks for sharing that tidbit :)

~amy~ said...

sue-pah SWEET!!!

linda said...

BECKY!!! This card is fabulous. You make me laugh though when you call yourself a "lazy" stamper! That must mean that I am in a coma or something! LOL!

Gabby said...

I love it the flower looks awesome
great card

Joyce said...

I love your flower, it's awesome! you always do such great work.

jenstamps said...

This is fabulous! I love your flower take on Julie's sample. Your color combo is gorgeous!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

I know that it's been forever and a day, but I just had to tell how delightful this is! That blossom is so pretty! This is such a fantastic mix of colors too! Love it! Do hope that all is well with you and yours! Hugs, Kimberly :D