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1.22.2009

Wishing you Well



Anyone watch American Idol last night? I think they're showing too many bad acts. I'd like to enjoy some serious auditions. After a while, the bad acts just frustrate me because people aren't taking it seriously. I think it's because they're not finding as much talent as they usually do.

Anyway, I made a few cards while tuning in. Here is a card that could be a get well card or an encouragement card. I read the sentiment either way. I used ColorBox chestnut ink and LOVE it! The coverage is amazing! I usually use the chalks to distress the edges, but recently purchased a mini ink to try it out. It has such a rich color. You have to let it dry because it can smudge easily. It's very similar to Stampin' Up's Craft inks.

Stay warm (if you live in a cold area)!

Instructions
  1. Trim ocean tide cardstock to 4.25" x 11" then score at 5.5" and set aside.
  2. Trim cream cardstock to about 4" x 5.25"
  3. Stamp grass background.
  4. Stamp bird and cut out and add greenish pearls.
  5. Die cut and emboss scalloped oval and regular oval.
  6. Stamp sentiment on cream oval and add greenish pearls.
  7. Adhere the oval to the scalloped oval using dimensionals.
  8. Tie ribbon around cream cardstock.
  9. Adhere oval to cream cardstock.
  10. Adhere bird to cream cardstock.
  11. Adhere cream cardstock to card base.

:: My Goodies {Wishing You Well}::
Stamps: Stampin' Up!- Inspired by Nature; Verve Visual-Well Wishes, Anniversary Birds
Ink: Colorbox-Chestnut
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink-vintage cream, ocean tide
Accessories: dimensionals; Queen&Co-green pearls; Recollections green pre-scored card; spellbinders-oval + scalloped oval nestabilities; cuttlebug; brown satin ribbon (Michaels)
Card Size: 4.25 x 5.5

6 comments:

Erin R said...

How Pretty! Thanks for being such a creative inspiration!

Christina said...

I really like this card!

Stamping Cafe said...

Gorgeous card, love everything about it!

Heather in FL said...

Pretty card! Love the colors. I agree about American Idol -- I Tivo it and then fast-forward through the bad ones. But I can't *not* watch. :-) Thank you for your inspiration. I've given you a blog award. Please check out my blog to see what you need to do. :-) heatherinfl.blogspot.com

Kristie said...

Very pretty card! And I totally agree about American Idol!!

Mary said...

Gorgeous card!

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