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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Get Well Under the Weather Umbrella Card

Created this Get Well card for a friend.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, glue dots, red tape, Scotch ATG
Die-Namics: die/stamp - Umbrella Stamp Set & Die
gems: studio112 teardrop diamonds
Glossy accents: on plastic umbrella for rain look - continues to be able to use ever
   since I put the baby bottle nipple on the Glossy accents bottle without any problem
ink: Memento Bahama Blue
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper:  cardstock - Kraft brown(base)    brown core'dinations(umbrella handle), 
   white(layer TH inks used on & embossing
recycle: plastic from a pkg - umbrella 
ribbon: ribbon trends Poka Dot Lt Blue
Spellbinder: Shape Ribbon Tag Trio Two
Stampin' Up: embossing - Cloudy Day emb folder
Tim Holtz: Distress Inks - barn door (on plastic umbrella) 
   broken china, stormy sky, tumbled glass <- 3 shades of sky
   mowed lawn

Entering this into the following challenges:  
9/4 Allsorts Ch Wk326 Recycle/Upcycle  3E(#3) 8/29
9/4 Come & Get It Get Well Wishes   3E(#1) 8/30
9/4 Suzy Bee's Ch#89 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... Create your own background  UE 8/29

9/6 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  Trio of Colors    5E(#3)  8/31

9/8 Crafty Gals Ch#35 Embossing  2E(#1) 9/2
9/8 Simon Says Stamp Wed Ch:  Make It Colorful   5E(#4) 9/2

9/14 Cuttlebug Mania Ch - Anything Goes   3E(#2) 9/1


9/30 Paper Sweeties Insp Ch #35 Sept 2015  UE 9/1  insp - red color for umbrella



  1. Hey, Melissa. Cute get well card. Love the background and the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

  2. Great technique with the umbrella. Lovely card...and the embossing folder you used is perfect for this project. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner.

  3. Ooh the umbrella is such stunning!! Love the clever use of glossy accents
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

  4. Interesting take on this month's inspiration board! Love the shiny umbrella! Thanks for sharing your work with us at Paper Sweeties!

  5. This is SO cool! I LOVE the shine and gloss you created for the umbrella! LOVE the sentiment with this scene, too! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  6. Another great make Melissa, certainly perfect for the weather we are having over here in the UK.

    Many thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  7. Fun card, the umbrella is fabulous. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  8. Adorable and fun card! Love that umbrella!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  9. Fun card! Love how you gave the umbrella a glossy look, and the raindrop sequins are fab! Thanks so much for playing along with us in the Paper Sweeties Inspiration Challenge this month!