Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Stunning Teal and Sugared Berries

Today I'm sharing a lovely CropStop project I created with some of the WONDERFUL supplies they carry.  I can't even begin to tell you how IN LOVE I am with their Petaloo Botanica Sugared Berries and coordinating Petaloo Botanica Sugared Flowers.  They are STUNNING!  I can't wait to try them in another color scheme, and to make more coordinating hand-stained seam binding with their lovely Prima Color Bloom Sprays to match them.  I am SO loving all the wonderful products carried at CropStop, and I highly recommend doing some browsing (and shopping).  Just look at this lovely card and envelope set I created using their lovely supplies.
This card was created with some October Afternoon patterned papers, and a piece of vellum onto which I stamped my sentiment using Tim Holtz Black Soot Distress Stamp Pad and inked the edges with Denim Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad; then I machine stitched it together.  To embellish my card, I added a bunch of Petaloo Sugared Berries in Teal, as well as a bow of Natural Burlap String.  You may also notice that I used some of the hand-stained seam binding that I created for a previous Crop Stop tutorial (you can see that tutorial here:  Hand-Stained Seam Binding), and to some of the ribbon, I added a bit of Tim Holtz Walnut Ink Spray to give it a rustic or shabby look.  In the upper right corner of my card, you will see a sweet rusty little Tim Holtz Ideology Mini Safety Pin.  They're small, but they add such a lovely touch to your cards.  Then, in the bottom right corner of my card, you will notice three little dots, and they were made with Cosmic Shimmer in Holly, another sweet little touch (and they come in seven different colors).  I'm telling you, CropStop is jump PLUMP FULL of wonderful supplies waiting to adorn your next card or project.
Well, I couldn't stop there!  I also decided to decorate the envelope for this card, and Crop Stop made that a breeze as well.  I took a Doodlebug Envelope in Swimming Pool Blue (which matched my teal/turquoise hues so nicely), and to that I added a Petaloo Botanica Sugared Flower in Teal, a scrap of burlap, and a bow made from Natural Burlap String.  These sweet Doodlebug Envelopes comes in different colors and shapes/sizes; but this particular Swimming Pool color fits a basic 4 x 5 1/2" small card just perfectly.
Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello and take a peek.  I really do hope that you will check out CropStop; and don't forget that they have a challenge on their blog where you can enter to win some of their goodies for yourself!

I'm sharing this card/envelope set in the following challenges:
Cupcake Inspirations Challenge Blog - GORGEOUS Color Inspiration

Little Scrap Pieces - Show It Off Saturday Linky Party

Verve Stamps Inspiration Challenge - I used a Verve scripture stamp for my sentiment

Have a very blessed day,


  1. This is beautiful, Karen. I was so hoping that this was one of your verses on WAW and then I read you stamped it. I love the font and everything. Great card. Love the colors.

  2. Such a beautiful card, Karen! And great challenge colors interpretation! Thank you for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations!

  3. beautiful card...thank you for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  4. Beautiful! I agree that those sugared berries are fabulous!

  5. Oh Karen this is so gorgeous - love the teals you have used and the fabulous flowers and berries!!

  6. This is gorgeous, Karen! The combination of teal, gold and the vellum fall nicely together and of course your flower arrangement is pretty!

  7. Oh, how beautiful! That flower spray and ribbon is the perfect accent for this lovely card. Thanks for playing along with our Let it Bloom challenge!

  8. Very pretty! Thank you for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations.
    -Sandy, DT

  9. superbe, très élégant et chic, biz

  10. Wow! This is so pretty with those fabulous embellishments! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cupcake Inspirations :)