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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Ballerina Bear Mother's Day Card - OSAAT DT Ch210 Anything Goes

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Anything Goes.

Created this card to make an accordion style card using a Karen Burniston Pop It Ups die set. Used Tim Holtz Distress Ink on edges. Stamped a Stampin' Up sentiment "happy mother's day." Stamped a Whimsical Designs sentiment " Take life by the hand & dance." Made the flowers using a Martha Stewart punch. Embellished using ribbon, tulle & glitter.

Supplies List 

die: Elizabeth craft designs Karen Burniston Pop It Ups #771 Accordion Fancy Label
digi: Sue Beary Dust Ballerina Bear
glitter: purple
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
paper: cardstock - purples, white
punch: Martha Stewart flower embossing
ribbon: Spool O' Ribbon
Spellbinder: Nest Classic Scalloped Ovals Large
stamp: Whimsical Designs Whimsical Fun - Vol. 1 - sentiment
Stampin' Up: die - Bitty Banners, punch - 1 3/8" circle, stamp - Teeny Tiny Wishes
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - dusty concord
tulle: purple

Entering this into the following challenges:

4/27 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Linky Party #29 Color Insp UE 4/14  Color - Purple

 This party theme is a .....

Color inspiration!!! 
You can use as many as you like, but you must have at least one of these colors in your project.

4/28 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch100 Fancy Folds UE 4/22

4/30 DLART April Linky Ch UE 1EperDay 4/1

5/2 Glitter N Sparkle Ch82 Add some ribbon 3E(#1) 4/27 
5/2 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR#147 Mother's Day 3E(#1) 4/26
5/2 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#47 I love you Mom 3E(#1) 5/25

5/3 Pile It On #17 Rubber Stamping - Ink on Paper Stamping UE 4/27 

5/6 DLART Thankful Thurs Ch131 Mother's Day 3E 4/24 

5/8 Cardz TV Card Ch#6 Spring 1E(#1) 5/25
5/8 My Sheri Crafts Ch132 In Celeb of Moms 3E(#1) 5/26


  1. I've never made a tri fold card but this one looks good. Pretty shapes too. Hazel x

  2. What a great card. Love the shape. Thanks for linking up this time around at MSC.

  3. Too cute! I love how you have dressed the bear! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

  4. What a great fancy fold card. I love how you have used the tulle. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

  5. What a cute card love the fold thanks for linking up at CDD

  6. This is so cute Melissa. I love the fancy folds and that image is just darling.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT Teamie

  7. Beautiful card, Melissa! I love everything about it! So glad you joined us at Glitter n Sparkle for our Add Some Ribbon challenge. Wishing you all the best in our draw!

    KT Fit Kitty
    Glitter n Sparkle DT

  8. Very pretty and unique! Thank you for joining us at Pile It On! :)

  9. Oh this is so super cute!!! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  10. Very pretty and cute !! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Jo's Scrap Shack , and at Pile it On Challenges !! Hope you have a lovely day !!

  11. Love this card..... this is an awesome layout of a card as well. Thank you for sharing this week at HIMCR for the mother's day challenge.

  12. Very cute. I like your accordian card shape and the added tulle. Gives it a lot of dimension. Maggie - DT Teamie

  13. Your card is so cute, like all the elements you used - tulle, ribbon, and dies.
    Deborah DT sis @ OSAAT

  14. Love the shape n the doggy is sooo cute

  15. What a nice tri-fold card. I like all the sweet elements you added to it! Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Hiding in My Craft Room.

    PS: What a great mom you are... Every time I stop by I enjoy seeing your daughter's work.

    gracielliedesign . blogspot . com

  16. Your card is a fabulous example of good old stamping, perfect for our challenge at Pile It On. Thank you for joining in and don't forget to check on Wednesday who is the winner.
    Anna xxx

  17. This is so pretty and I love your use of tulle!