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4.23.2009

Anniversary Wishes



What's going on folks?! It's almost the weekend and today marks a few great weather days to come in the DC area...WOO HOOO...I {heart} warm weather! I was inspired by SCS Color Challenge and made this card. I like pink and gray together, but the rose red was throwing me off, so I added it with a floral design by coloring my acrylic stamp with my SU! marker (it worked even though it looked like it wouldn't - you have to 'huff' it or breath heavily on it to get the ink moist enough to stamp evenly). That stamp set is one of the many I won during Paper Crafts' Stamp It Week! I received so many goodies!!

Thank you all for stopping by so I can share my creations and I hope you enjoy your day!

Card Instructions
  1. Trim pink cardstock to an A2 card.
  2. Trim gray cardstock into a square.
  3. Dry emboss design on gray cardstock and sand.
  4. Stamp flowers, cut out, and adhere to gray cardstock + add rhinestones.
  5. Tie ribbon around gray cardstock into a bow.
  6. Adhere to card front with foam adhesive.
  7. Stamp sentiment.
:: My Goodies {Anniversary Wishes}::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - everyday classics; Tinkering Ink - simply spring
Ink: Papertrey Ink - smokey shadow; Stampin' Up! - rose red marker
Cardstocks: Stampin' Up! - pink pirouette + basic gray
Accessories: Spellbinders - flowers impressabilities; Kaiser Craft - rhinestones; Papertrey Ink - sweet blush ribbon

6 comments:

Angie Tieman said...

This is gorgeous!! Love the colors and the background texture!!

Anya said...

Very pretty - love the simplicity!

Tankergypsie said...

I love your style and your beautiful bows.

whoistracy said...

Love the colors on this! And the embossing is stunning.

Deanna said...

So pretty! Don't you just love the sentiments in the anniversary set!

naomi said...

Hey Ashley!! I love how you used the new smokey shadow colors!!! Its sooo shabby chic!!!

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