Thursday, June 21, 2018

Bright & Cheerful Anniversary Card

Welcome by, friends!  It's a sunny 103 degrees today here in Las Vegas, and the expected high today is 113.  Yikes!  I'm staying INSIDE for the most part today.  A good day to crank down the air conditioning and do some crafting!
This card was made using some My Mind's Eye and Echo Park patterned papers and vellum.  I machine stitched the card to create a "pocket" and slid lots of pretty sequins under the vellum to match the colors in the papers.  I ran some pink seam binding up the side of my card, and tied it into a bow with some brown seam binding, and added some double-headed stamens and flowers.  The sentiment is stamped on a banner/flag cut using the Sweet Borders Sweet Cuts from Paper Sweeties, and I inked it with Tumbled Glass and Spun Sugar Distress Inks from Tim Holtz.
Please forgive me for not announcing the winner of my coffee die dive-away on Sunday as I planned.  I'm so grateful for all the wonderful comments you left me, and I'm excited to announce that the winner of this love die-cut is Stephanie Wright.

I'm sharing my card in the challenges listed below.  Thanks so much for stopping by to take a peek at my card. Have a blessed week!

Karen


CropStop Challenge Blog - June Linky Party #40 - Anything Goes - I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks and Tombow Adhesive

Dare 2B Artzy - June Challenge: Bright Colors

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge Blog - Challenge #448 - Color Inspiration




8 comments:

  1. Beautiful card with the shaker panel, the stitching and the lovely bow!

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  2. Karen --Love that vellum pocket with the pretty sequins. That is now on my "must do" list,

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  3. This is so cute, Karen. I love the vellum layer with the gorgeous sequins underneath. What a pretty card. I really need to try that idea, it's awesome.
    Sierra

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  4. What a gorgeous card Karen- I love how you have made the pouch for the shaker/sequin element, and they are so pretty in the matching colours.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  5. So pretty, Karen! Love your little pocket of sequins. So happy you linked up to Cropstop with this beautiful card! (BTW - we're up to 90 links -- here's hoping we top 100 this month!)

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  6. ce qu'elle est sympa et joyeuse cette carte Karen, j'adore, biz

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  7. Gorgeous colors! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge :)

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