Thursday, June 20, 2013

Delightful Doilies

There are so many beautiful embellishments available to us all in the crafty world.  But one of my many favorite things is a doily.  I have several die-cut doilies, some vintage doilies that I found at an antique store in Monterey, some pre-cut doilies from Martha Stewart, and of course, the white doilies that we all see in craft shops.  One of my most favorite of all is the doily I used on this card; the French Pastry doily die-cut from Cheery Lynn Designs.
I used Basic Grey's Urban Prairie patterned papers on this card and even cut my doily from it.  I also did some machine stitching, as I most often do.  The flowers are cut using some of the beautiful wool felt from Prairie Point Junction and some flower die-cuts from Papertrey Ink.  Additional supplies include buttons, an October Afternoon sticker, a Pebbles rub-on and some baker's twine.
 
Basic Grey Challenge Blog - Challenge #96 - Doilies - I used a doily die-cut and cut my doily in half using both pieces, but alternating placement.  The patterned papers I used are from Basic Grey's Urban Prairie collection.

Crafty Ribbons Challenge Blog - Challenge #49 - Flowers Galore

Southern Girls Challenge Blog -Use Punches or Die-Cuts - I used a die-cut doily as well as several flower die-cuts (International Entry)

Simon Says Stamp Blog - Cards For Maddy.  This is my second card for Maddy, and it's a blessing to know that she's receiving all these gorgeous cards.  I am off to mail my second card right now!  I also linked this card for Maddy to Melissa Bove's Give-Away.
 
Thanks for stopping by.
 
Karen

14 comments:

  1. Very pretty, Karen!...Nancy :o)

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  2. Love it Karen have been looking at those doileys for while now but really have so much I dont use already!! Shaz in oz.x

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  3. That is also one of my favourite doily dies, Karen - love the way the blue in the doily accents the blue in dp. Pretty card.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. Oh what a darling little card, Karen. Those doilies make it extra special. Have a blessed weekend!
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

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  5. oh la la tes cartes sont toujours si charmantes et inspirées...biz

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  6. It's beautiful. If only I can pull my machine out the box I might be inspired to sew. lol Yes I love doilies too. I purchased two die cuts from Stampin Up. I'm going to see what they look like with patterns. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  7. Pretty, pretty, pretty! Love the blue doilies.

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  8. Gorgeous, such very pretty BG papers

    Thank you for joining us at BasicGrey Challenges

    Jo x

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  9. Beautiful card Karen!! Love the doilies and pretty flowers!!

    Thank you for making a card for Maddy! I am sure she will cherish it!!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  10. Oh! wow! This is beautiful, I love it,

    Patricia x

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  11. Oh yes, this doily is amazing. It's one of those die cuts that I still have on my "must buy" list. Very beautiful card! Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

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  12. What a beautiful colorful happy card...Makes me smile.

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  13. So pretty! No wonder you like that Cheery Lynn die...it is gorgeous, and you have enabled me! The colors you used here make me happy. It's a happy card, Karen!

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