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Friday, May 14, 2010

Fall-To Layout 90

I was lucky today! The card that I made tonight worked for 2 card challenges on 2 separate blogs: clean&simple's Fall-To Layout #90 and Simplicity by Lateblossom's One-Layer Wednesday challenge (add a ribbon).

I normally don't use StazOn ink for clear stamps because the ink kinda pools, but I was looking for a teal color and I don't have one in chalk ink. I was, however, pleasantly surprised that the pooling ink on the stamp left a slightly textured effect on the resulting image. I've been looking for an excuse to use that bird stamp too! :) I wasn't expecting to make the Smile card on the right, but because I stamped the sentiment crooked on my first try of the bird card, I was determined to figure out a way to use the white cardstock base anyway.
Card Specs (hugs and kisses):
Ink: StazOn in Teal Blue, Colorbox chalk ink in Dark Peony
Stamps: The Paper Company Studio- Whimsical Birds (bird), K.I. Memories- Crazy Love (heart), Hero Arts- Thinking of You Messages (sentiment)
Punches: We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper

Card Specs (smile):
Embossing powder: Stampendous! in white
Embossing ink: VersaMark
Ink: Colorbox chalk ink in Blackberry
Stamps: Fiskars- Oodles of Doodles (flower), Fiskars- Sentiments (sentiment)
Punches: We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper, Fiskars scalloped sentiment border punch

7 comments :

Susan Raihala said...

Excellent save on the second card! And your birdie card is so fun and colorful!

ModredVintage said...

I really do like your cards, you have a talent for them.

Michele Gross said...

Love that bird-beautiful!

Romantic Planet said...

I like both of them can't decide which one I like more :)

Dallas said...

A great save on the 2nd card and I love birds so your first card is wonderful!!

Alanna Harris said...

love them both...so creative to use the messed up base to make that wonderful smile card!!

Lea L. said...

These are both darling! Love that the birdie is singing a love song! :) Great job with FTL90!

♥♥♥Lea

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