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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Verve "Thanks So Much" Fun and Simple Card

I am playing along with the mojolicious girls over @ Mojo Monday today. The sketch for this week is sooo cool!

I used some very pretty K&Company "Blue Awning" DP and some Core'dinations CS. The focal point is stamped on 140lb. cold-pressed European watercolor paper. I stamped the images by coloring directly on the stamps with my Tombo marker and stamping. I re-stamped with VersaMark and added some irridescent clear embossing powder. I then laid my pretty Spellbinder's Impressability over the image and used it as a stencil to sponge on some ColorBox Olive ink to add some interest to the main image background.
I then added some tiny little zig-zag stitching and a flower attached to a round Nestability circle. A little glue and some pop dots and voila'...a nice and easy "thank you" card!

I am also entering this card in the following challenges:
2 Red Bananas - "Think Round" ..create something with curves.
I used round Nestabilities, rounded off the corners of the sentiment panel and there are curves in the DP.
Corrosive - Distressing
I distressed around the main panel and the circle that the flower is on.
Creative Inspirations - Distressing
I distressed around the main panel and the circle that the flower is on.
Creative Card Crew - Distressing
I distressed around the main panel and the circle that the flower is on.
Belli - Use Glitter or Rhinestones
The DP is glittered and I added glittered embossing powder to the sentiment
YNS Challenge - "Embossing"
The DP is embossed, I used embossing powder on the sentiment, and the circle below the flower is dry embossed
Kitchen Sink - "A Stitch in Time" use stitching
I did ;)
Cupcake Craft - "Going Girly"
I used glitter and a flower for my "girly" look.
Crafty Angels - "Can You Feel It?" use texture
I have TONS of texture! ;)
Creative Inspirations - New year...New product
My flower is new!
ABC - "L" is for...."Layering"
Lots o layers here! ;)
Cute Card Thursday - "All New"
My flower is new!
Lilly of The Valley - A Thank You Card
Mine is! :)

If you have not already signed up for my latest BLOG CANDY....no better time than the present. ;)
It just so happens that the Verve stamp set I am giving away January 16th, is the very one I used on this card!

Thanks for stopping by!
Please leave a comment~~~I adore them!
True :)


Leah the Orange said...

it's a good sketch, but NOTHING compared to your beautiful card, True! love all that gorgeous stitching!

Sheng said...

Oh, I love your card!! It's so beautiful.


Crystal said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS, LOVE your colors and your stitching...fantastic job with this sketch!

Chris said...

Love the blues True!

Lisa Foster said...

This is absolutely stunning!!! The colors are just gorgeous! Love it!

Lynette said...

What a beautiful card! Way to combine so many challenges, too. Thanks for including the 2RedBananas challenge.

Sue a/k/a MOUSEMOM40 said...

Wow, this is absolutely beautiful! Those papers are so pretty - they look like fabric! Gorgeous work True!

Katie Renz said...

Beautiful! Love those colors.

Laurie in MN said...

I love the card and color combination. Before reading your post I thought the design was embossed, then colored in.

You were able to get a clear, crisp image using the markers.

Chrissy D said...

BEAUTIFUL work True! Love your blog!!! Thanks for joining us in the Belli Challenge!

Queenie said...

Stunningly beautiful card True and the papers are beautiful!!!Always love popping over to see what you have been up to.
Thanks for joining us over at Creative Inspirations this week.

The Crafty Den said...

What a gorgeous card. Such a pretty colour scheme and the papers are definitely girly! Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Tracey said...

Beautifully elegant card True :o)


Laurie tx stamper said...

Oooooo, beautiful use of color and such a pretty design! Love the dimensional flowers and the layers.


A stunning Card True - your stitching is so amazingly neat, and the detail you add to all your cards is wonderful. Thank you for sharing the details of how you achieved the look.
Hugs, Sylvia xxxx

cats whiskers said...

Thank you for joining LOTV with such a beautifully crafted card, it is stunning
Hugs Jacqui x

Rhonda Miller said...

Great card. TFS.

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card true :-) Absolutely stunning ! :-)

thanks for joining us on the ABC Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Karen said...

Your card is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at YNS!

Jenny Gropp said...

This is so perfectly done -- every little detail is JUST right! Love it! Thanks for playing along with the Belli CHallenge!

Desire Fourie said...

Just so beautilicious. Great colours and design too.

Joan Ervin said...

What a gorgeous card, True...I sooo love the colors and papers you used...great way to combine all those challenges!!!! Thanks for playing the Belli challenge!!!

maddy hill said...

beautiful card True and i love the paper you have used ... really really special looking .
maddy (UK)