Saturday, February 18, 2012


Hey there everyone.  Not a very productive Saturday afternoon - I kept making mistakes and measuring wrong!  I nearly gave up on the card below - I made it for this weeks challenge over at AnnaBelle Stamps blog - say it with background stamps and also thought I would have a go at their Topical Tuesday - faux silk which is where you stamp on tissue paper - the lovely Sue Walsh has created a great tutorial here at Stamp, Embellish, Create.  Here is my card using stemmed flowers and BBD 2 stamps

and a close up - I stamped the flowers on tissue, layered it on jac paper (double sided stickers). 
for the back ground stamp - I created a frame and stamped the one of the single icons, that comes with Background By Design 2, continuously I tell you I stamped that little icon so much that in the end it became blurry!  After assembling it all I applied liquid pearls to the flower centers and randomly in the center of the single icon.
materials - Core 'dinations aquarium cardstock, AC sand cardstock; AnnaBelle Stamps BBD2, stemmed flowers stamps; Versa Color celadon, bamboo and scarlet inks; Kaisercraft pearls; Ranger baby blue and ruby red liquid pearls; Daisy D's cardboard diecut tag; Inque velvet trim.
Thanks for looking and enjoy your weekend.


Desire Fourie said...

Just beautiful, reminds me of spring.

Anonymous said...

Soooo glad you didn't give up on this one! I just LOVE it! Those gorgeous colours and the fab combination of the background and faux silk. (I've yet to try the faux silk)
Thanks for sharing with us this week at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Cupcake Craft said...

Janet this is so fresh and full of spring. I really love the ruffled ribbon too. xx

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Sue W said...

You did an amazing job with this little background stamp Janet! I love the look of this card and your ribbon treatment is perfect!

Sue said...

This is divine Janet!! I love the background and the fabulous ribbon treatment! Thanks for sharing at AnnaBelle's this week! :)

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Wow Janet I just love the frame you created using that tiny stamp! I thought it was DP!! And gorgeous faux silk!
TFS with us this week :)

The Other Patti Sue said...

This is AMAZING Janet! Thanks so much for joining us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Jane said...

What a lot of work, it has certainly paid off, a beautiful card.