Tuesday, December 1, 2015

still not stamping...

...at shopping our stash, i mean. since the current challenge encompassed (US) thanksgiving weekend with its myriad (but potentially craft-time-unfriendly) treats, we've made the "no stamping" challenge a two-week affair, and thus you still have loads of time to jump in! here's another card i made:

patterned paper: basic grey, prima, glitz + some vintage sheet music and half a doily from my stash; the texture-y heart is white modelling paste thru a tim holtz stencil on strathmore paper... highlighted by koi watercolor paints... with scraps of an old sewin pattern messily stuck down with liquitex gloss medium... and a little clear glitter sprinkled on while it was still wet... so now ya know, lol; washi sticker strips: heidi swapp; floral + leaf:prima; ink for edges: colorbox; adhesives: elmers brand gluetape, 3m foam tape, gluedots, sewing machine

before you say anything, YES, at some point i will once again make cards that aren't pink!!! well, probably. i mean, i assume so... yeah, it's bound to happen. in the meantime, i needed another anniversary card and i had a bunch of the stuff i didn't use last week still sitting in a pile, so this is what happened. and i have to say i kinda ♥LOVE♥ it. heck, i love (gah*) pink for that matter! this card uses an experimental/serendipitous combination of stencil + watercolor + torn sewing pattern + glitter background scenario that evolved whilst i was "cleaning up" from various other projects. these rarely morph into full-blown use-able pages or cards, but they're FAB♥U♥LOUS for selectively cutting... say... a heart; which can then be used very harmoniously (imo) on a more "mainstream" project. so don't be afraid to go a little nuts with your supplies, it might just lead to something interesting!

there is always something interesting over at SOS for your inspiration; why not check out the amazing creations of my fellow design team members right now, darlings?!

*as miss leslie would put it, lol! :)


  1. Awesome collage card, I envy those who can do them. Funny I have lots of things on my table too left over from last week, I had too many ideas and too many dies that had never cut.

  2. Very pretty! The colors are so unexpected at this time of the year! Nice use of dp! Hugz,

  3. You certainly balance out the pink scale! :D

    And as always, I admire people who can stack stuff up and it looks good. Another winner, missy!

  4. Another wonderful WOWSERS card! LOVE all the pink - and I'm not even a 'pink person' either. A beautiful card for saying all the love stuff! Very, very pretty!

  5. Oh I love the pink, such a pretty piece.

  6. The detail work here is a feast for the eyes! I love the brilliant pink along with all of those great papers and layers! I can only wish I could use so many elements and snippets together and come up with something so stunning!!

  7. I am loving the pink! And of course you awesomely beautiful layering and embellishing! Fab-U-lous


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