Thursday, September 15, 2011

Where Flowers Bloom So Does Hope


Do you love My Mind's Eye's Lost and Found Two line as much as I do? Swoon! Many of the individual paper designs are so beautiful they practically make a card themselves. Here's a quickie taking full advantage of a scalloped label on one of the papers in the Sunshine collection. The sentiment, Where Flowers Bloom Plain Jane, is from Verve Stamps. I just added a few additional elements -- banner strips in two widths, button and twine, a pair of rhinestones, and some zigzag stitching -- and I was all set. I'm kind of liking the shabby, thrown-together look :)

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Stamps: Where Flowers Bloom Plain Jane (Verve Stamps) 
Paper: Papertrey Rustic White and Aqua Mist card stock, My Mind's Eye Lost & Found Two "Sunshine" Collection 
Ink: Ranger Walnut Stain and Brushed Corduroy Distress Inks 
Accessories: Spellbinders Classic Circle Nestabilities, Papertrey button and twine, foam tape, circle punch, sanding block, bling, paper piercer/needle/thread, distressing tool 
Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

14 comments:

  1. Hi Amy! I am totally loving the Lost and Found collection too! I have been making cards like crazy with Sunshine and Blush! I love you card:The pop of light blue is stunning.

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  2. You could toss anything onto a card and it would be stunning! This is beautiful, Amy!!

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  3. Ohhh.... Jackie said it perfectly, ditto!!!

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  4. Gorgeous card, Amy!! I love of the fabulous layers and distressing!!

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  5. Really love this card! I think it's beautiful!

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  6. Hi Amy, I followed some links and found your lovely blog. What a beautiful card. I hope you do very well in the challenges.

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  7. GORGEOUS colors and details AMY!

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  8. I like the papers so much I haven't cut them yet ;-)) Too pretty!
    Well, I wouldn't call that card a quick one (or am I that slow crafter?) - the layering, sewing, cutting, shaping and composing!

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  9. I think it's YOU that does great things to the paper, not the other way around, though I'm not gonna lie, I do adore that paper line. This is seriously gorgeous and I love to hear that it just came together easy peasy. LOVE cards that do that!

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  10. Amy, this is beautiful! Love this layout with different patterns and fabulous sentiment! Love the shabby look! Must CASE you soon!! TFS!

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  11. I am completely addicted to L&F2!! I love your use of this piece. I always forget to use the papers like this, perfectly done! Hugs to you and thanks for your comment the other day. You know I love your work girl and it's always nice to hear from one of MY inspirations!!

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  12. What a wonderful card! Love the destroyed look! Great layout!

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