Friday, February 24, 2012

Evening Tea Party with The Stampsmith

Hello Dreamers,
Well, we have had snow this morning.  Seemed like Spring would come early.  At least the snow is melting on the pavement...no shoveling needed.  LOL.    So, it in not Spring yet, but I am so in  a Spring color mood.  I have two pretty Spring colored cards to share today.   I used stamps from The Stampsmith's full sheet called Sunday Evening Tea.



This sheet is so cute.  I, of course, could not stamp just one and made a whole set of cards with this sheet.
The main image is stamped with Vintage Sepia from Versafine on pale pink CS (Blush Blossom from Stampin' Up).  I used an embossing folder to add a bit of texture.   The darker pink ink is Spun Sugar Distress Ink (Ranger) added with a distressing tool.



Here is a close up.  I added some more ink with a Q-tip to color in the window,window frame, apron, and bowls.




I continued the theme with this small card ( 3" x 4 1/2").  This is a nice size for a gift tag or to tuck in a gift bag.  I stamped the image on Apricot Appeal (SU) with Vintage Sepia ink.  Card base is Pretty in Pink CS (SU).  Distress ink color on this card is Victorian Velvet (Ranger).




Are you into Spring colors too??   I have been making everything is Spring colors.  Wishful thinking, I guess. LOL

How about a few fun Challenges for my Evening Tea Card Set!
Do You Stack Up: Distressing
Paper-crafting journey : make it cute
Southern Girls: distressed
Crafts And Me: shades of Spring
Cooking it up with Katie: 3 favorite things- Spring colors, embossing folders, and distress inks.
Hope you have a lovely day!!  Love ya.
Karen

9 comments:

Ira Huberts said...

Oh I love these Karen!Such pretty cards! Have a lovely weekend, Ira

Lynne Moncrieff said...

I like so much the cards you have created Karen.
Wishes
Lynne

Sandra said...

Hi Karen, these are so pretty:) Sandra H

Leslie Turner said...

These are gorgeous! Love all of them and love that stamp set!

Yvonne Garner said...

So sweet! Love pink and brown together.

Kazza said...

Love these vintage inspired cards used with the embossing folders. Wonderful. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls.

WencheP said...

Very cool, love the silhouette images! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Debbie said...

Fabulous cards Karen! Yes I'm getting into the spring mode! Must get this set of stamps!

Debbie
^..^

Denise and Louise said...

Gorgeous cards - these are lovely images.
Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week xx