Thursday, February 20, 2014

Peachy Celebrate Spring

Hi Dreamers!
Although it feels absolutely nothing like Spring here in Michigan, I wanted to make something to remind me of Spring.  I used a floral bouquet stamped on news print decorative paper to try to elicit memories of long ago Spring.  I am tired of snow.





Materials:
Stamps: Serendipity Stamps
Ink: Coffee Archival; Rusty Hinge Distress Ink
CS: Calypso Coral, Crisp Cantaloupe, Chocolate Chip -Stampin' Up
DP: Tell your Story stack - Teresa Collins
Distress Markers: Rusty Hinge, Dried Marigold, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick
Sheer Ribbon
Coral Satin Ribbon
Coral Fabric
3-D Zots
Candy dot embellishments
Stickles Glitter Glue



Instructions:

  • Make a card from  Calypso Coral CS and layer with Crisp Cantaloupe
  • Stamp the image on the DP with Coffee ink
  • Color the flowers with Rusty Hinge, Dried Marigold, and Spun Sugar markers
  • Color the Vase with Rusty Hinge and Worn Lipstick markers
  • Layer onto Chocolate Chip CS
  • Stamp Celebrate with Rusty Hinge ink






  • Add the embellishments: glue the color ribbon pieces folded in half and some doodad poofs made from fabric--cut a circle and run gathering stitches and pull up gathers; knot thread--makes a poof.
  • Glue a piece of the sheer ribbon behind letting it peek out from the edge
  • Glue the stamped piece to the card front with 3-D zots
  • Add Glitter Glue to the heads of the candy dot embellishments and to the centers of the flowers






*******************Challenge for my Peachy Celebrate Spring Card:
Serendipity Stamps: use newsprint or sheetmusic + Serendipity stamp
Paper Take Weekly: lovely layers
Crafting Desert Divas: glitter
Shopping Our Stash: make an embellishment
4 Krafty Girlz: anything goes
Divas by Design: use a rubber stamp
Penny's Challenge: lots of layers



Up next in Dreamland: A fun project made with Lost Coast Design Stamps!!  Fun!  See you then!  Love ya.
Karen

14 comments:

  1. The perfect card to make me think of warm spring weather! Love your color palette!

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  2. Beautiful, Karen! TFS how you did it all. Your colors and the ribbon are just fantastic!

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  3. So pretty Karen is your card and the colour is gorgeous!

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  4. I am with you, Karen, I am so tired of snow too...smile..

    Your card is lovely...great colors!

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  5. This is beautiful Karen, I love your ribbon treatment.
    Thanks for joining us at SSCB!

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  6. Beautiful - a really elegant card and I love the flowers stamped on to script paper.

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

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  7. Great card, I love the warm colours. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane x

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  8. This is so beautiful!! I love the pretty flowers and the colors!! What a fabulous card!! Thanks so much for playing along at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts
    Craftin Desert Divas DT

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  9. I like the fun poofs. I like even more that a poof is a thing. :) Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  10. Beautiful elegant card.
    Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  11. That image looks fabulous stamped on the newsprint!! Love all the ribbon tabs!! Thxs for joining us at SSCB!!

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  12. Your card is stunning! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Diva sparkle challenge. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle
    Purple Monkey Moments

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  13. This is beautiful! I love the color and the pretty ribbon treatment you did with the bow and on the side. Thanks so much for playing with us at the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog.

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  14. Gorgeous project! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls this time - good luck! hugs Angelie

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