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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

English Garden Theme Card

Please click here to enter Cuttin' & Stampin' Ch 14-10 St. Patrick's Day. Please click here to see my St. Patrick's Day Tag.

Please click here to enter One Stitch At A Time Ch203 For a Boy.

Created this Card using:
1. English Garden theme with the pattern paper
2. Kraft cardstock as base, the Paper Studio pattern paper as layer, pink vellum, core'dinations off-white cardstock
3. Paper Smooches Just A Note stamp - feather quill, inkwell, scroll & sentiment - stamped the inkwell using Memento Rhubarb Stalk ink onto core'dinations orange cardstock, turned it upside down for it to resemble a flower pot, stamped the feather quills & fussy cut them out, stamped the scroll & fussy cut it out, stamped the sentiment
4. sketch which you can see below5. Cricut cartridge George & Basic Shapes for circle & square
6. Th Holtz distressing - paper distresser & Distress Ink walnut stain 
8. twine - Vintage red/brown

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: George & Basic Shapes 2 1/4" circle, 2 1/2" square
ink:  Memento Rhubarb Stalk, Versafine Onyx Black
paper:  the Paper Studio Mirabelle Tapestry scrapbook, pink vellum,
   cardstock - Kraft, core'dinations - blue, orange, red, off-white
stamp: Paper Smooches Just A Note feather, inkwell, scroll, sentiment
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink walnut stain, paper distresser
twine: brown/white, green/white

Entering this into the following challenges:

3/12 MFP Insp Ch53 Uses for old surf boards 5E(#5) 3/6 
   my inspiration was to think outside the surfboard, turn things upside down a bit like the stamped ink wells turned upside down to be flower pots and go vintage

3/15 Paper Smooches Picture Perfect Ch UE 3/9
  Challenge - Inspirational Photo


3/16 Ecletic Ellapu Vintage UE 3/2

3/16 Fantabulous Cricut Ch201 Sketch Ch 3E(#2) 3/9

3/16 Simon Says Stamp Mon D is for Distress 5E(#5) 3/10

3/19 Paper Smooches Guest Designer UE 3/6 

3/27 Word Play Sat March Ch Anything 4E(#4) 3/8 

3/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Pattern Paper Mar Ch UE 3/1 
3/31 DLART Thankful Mar Linky Anything Goes Ch UE 1Eperday 3/1 

4/16 Paper Smooches Guest Designer Search - May UE 4/3


  1. This is gorgeous Melissa, I love how you did the feathers they really stand out from the background nice design.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes March Linky Party. Have a great day
    DIANA L.

  2. A very beautiful card, I love the feathers and the colors. Thank you for joining us for the Speedy TV Inspiration challenge.

  3. This is a really nice one, too! I like the paper you chose to go with those images!

  4. Love the old fashion feather ink pens! Wonderful design! Thanks for joining FCCB!

  5. My you have been a busy 'bee' lol and such a beautiful tag. such a beautiful piece of work. Thank you for joining in this month and hope to see you in future challenges
    Elane aka Ellapu
    Owner of Eclectic Ellapu and Altered Eclectics

  6. This creation turned out beautiful - you did a wonderful job on this card!

  7. Very Beautiful! LOVE your feathers. Thanks for playing with us at SPARKS, hugs, Karin

  8. What a fantastic card! All the distressing looks amazing! Those feathers are stunning! Thanks for joining along with the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  9. Absolutely amazing Melissa, love the design!
    Thank you so much for playing along in my March wordplay saturday challenge!

  10. Thank you so much for sharing another lovely card for my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for March - hope to see you again soon. x