Wednesday, February 2, 2011

You Have To Add a Card

I had sooo much fun altering a notebook for Dawn's Color Cue {11} challenge and JUGs wild card challenge, that I decided to make a card, to complete my 'gift'. These colors work beautifully together, and it so made me think 'wedding' and 'baby'. So, I chose 'wedding' and ran with it! Paper cones, and dollies are all the rage these days, so I put them together. The JUGs challenge is to make your own paper flower, so the 'aqua' flower in the cone I made, and the sponged 'aqua' flower on the seam binding on the paper cone, I made. The crochet flower, I purchased. I don't crochet. And if I did, I fear I'd be making too many of them. The ribbon rolled flower I purchased at one of those big box stores. It comes on a strip of toile and you purchase it by the foot. So, I just cut one off, and tucked the 'tails' underneath. I 'girl-y'ed my card, made it feminine, and tinkered with it for a day. The butterfly was a last minute thought. But, I think it looks great! I found these super cute bling-y 'beads' at a local bead store, so I added one to my corsage pin. I sprayed the whole card with some Vanilla Shimmer smooch. I like how it gave it a bit of sparkle without covering-up my stamping. My neutral for this 'item' was vanilla. At first, I didn't think it would go. But, I like how it turned out.
Thanks for taking a look. And, if you have time, you should check out the challenge blogs listed above and play along.
Let me know what you think about pairing vanilla/cream with white on a project. Have a wonderful day. Stay warm, and be safe out there!


Vicki Burdick said...

Oh My Sharon, this is absolutely gorgeous!!! Makes me wish I was getting married so you could send it to me!!!! LOVE IT!!!!

Anonymous said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! I love the white and vanilla!!

Highdesertstamper said... are so talented!! Gorgeous, fabulous.. what else can I say!! Did you use the new cone die? If so.. I may have to get it to try something!! !Love it.. what a gorgeous thing for parties!!

Unknown said...

Oh my gosh!!! this is absolutely breath taking!!! Thanks for sharing...I absolutely love it!!!

Rosemarrie Gonzalez

Amanda said...

Oh GOSH! This is GOR-GEOUS!!!!! LOVE IT!!!! This is a Fabulous card and I love your Shabby touches :)

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

This is just gorgeous, Sharon! I love all the handmade type flowers - it's a beautiful bouquet! The colors are lovely also. I signed up as a follower so I can stay current on all your beautiful creations!