Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Everything Card

Howdy Folks! 

Hope you're enjoying Valentine's Day!  I just wanted to pop in and share my entry into this week's Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge, which is a designer drafts challenge. 



Below is the sketch to inspire our cards:  


I found this sketch to be a little tough, but here's what I came up with: 



I used the new Paper Smooches stamp set "Leafy Greens" for the background panel.  It's such a pretty set!  I was so happy to have won it from the last design team blog hop :)  It even has a few matching dies, but those will have to be on my wish-list for now!  I stamped the images in wisteria wonder (SU), baja breeze (SU), and soft granite (HA) ink.  I then layered some acetate with a pretty white chevron pattern over the panel.  The sentiment (Simply Said- also from Paper Smooches) was stamped on vellum and embossed in black.  



I added a few rhinestones and some silver striped washi for fun.  Lastly, I mounted the panel on some kraft cardstock, which I thought looked nice with the soft color palette. 



Thanks so much for visiting today!  Hope to see you again soon! 

-Lizzy

5 comments:

  1. Such a pretty color combo :) I have this set on my wish list too, I love how you used it. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Wow!!! GORGEOUS!
    Love the layering with acetate!
    Gorgeous sentiment!! Woooooooow! :)

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  3. So pretty! Love the soft color combination and your use of vellum and acetate for layering. Thanks for joining us for the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge.

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  4. So pretty! The layering is awesome. Gives such a cool effect.

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  5. Love the card any your use of vellum! Very pretty...

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Many thanks for each and every thoughtful comment! Your feedback is genuinely appreciated--I only hope you enjoy my cards as much as I enjoy your comments!

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