Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Hello There

Hello There! 

Hope everyone's week is going well!  I wanted to share a card today with some of the goodies that I received from sweet Yainea.  I won her blog giveaway and received a fabulous package!  I finally had a few moments to sit down and play, and here's what I came up with: 


I wanted to play along with Mama Elephant's current challenge, which is inspired by this sketch: 



For the card, I used the Darling Dear paper pad by Studio Calico, which helped inspire the color palette of this card.  I think my favorite part of the card is the doily, which I spritzed with squeezed orange and fresh lime Dylusions Ink Spray.  The sentiment is from Good Times by Mama Elephant and is stamped in a chocolate brown color.  I finished the card with stamped feathers (Smitten by Mama Elephant), orange twine, a button, a pin, and some gold striped washi.  




I had a lot of fun making this card.  It's a little different than something I would normally do, but that's what challenges are all about!  


I was also inspired by this week's CASE Study, which is based on a card by Teri Anderson.

And by this week's Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Anything Goes. 


Thanks so much for stopping by!! 

-Lizzy 
Supplies: 
Cardstock: (early espresso, whisper white) SU, (desert storm) Neenah Paper
Patterned Paper: (Darling Dear paper pad) Studio Calico
Clear Stamps: (feather from Smitten, sentiment from Good Times) Mama Elephant
Dye Ink: (early espresso) SU, (simply chartreuse, terracotta tile) PTI 
Speciality Ink: (squeezed orange, fresh lime Dylusions Ink Spray) Ranger 
Accents: (white button) PTI, (orange twine) Lawn Fawn, (gold striped washi tape) Kamoi Kakoshi Co. 
Other: doily, heart pin

6 comments:

  1. LOVE. This. card. Could have gone crazy with embellishments but love how the middle third stays reasonably neutral.

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  2. Oh my! You're amazing!! Totally love your projects and the way you've used your new goodies, they have found the best home for sure!! You're very very talented :)

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  3. This is adorable!! I love the colors that you used and I love that you stretched yourself creatively! That is definitely what a challenge is for! Such a cute card, Lizzy! :)

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  4. Lizzy, I love your idea of coloring the doily and those feathers are a great touch, too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge this week!

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  5. Hey Lizzy, I love both cards you showcased! Love your take on our sketch, such fun colors and embellishments!! Thanks for playing along with ME!

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  6. Great card! all the elements work so well together!

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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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