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8.13.2009

Take care


Hey Everyone! How is it going? Here is a card using patterned {paper} that I have had for a few months. It is KI Memories Elsie collection and is really fabric that is backed on self-adhesive paper. When I removed a corner, it didn't seem to have adhesive on the fabric, so not sure about that! I kept the backing on to maintain the fabric's stiffness and used foam adhesive for dimension. I also used some ribbon in my stash I rarely pull out and I was so happy to use 'old' stuff! Another oldie, but newbie to me is my Stampin' Up! Autumn Days set. I think that is a quail, but anyway, I stamped it on Bermuda Bay to make it a little different. I love all kinds of birds on my cards (owls too)!! (ETA: Correction - it's a pheasant! Thanks ladies! I knew it was something else, but couldn't recall the name of it) The ironic thing is that I am not a bird watcher or anything! I used some Kaiser rhinestones and really like this color. I hope PTI carries this blue hue soon! HINT HINT!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great Friday EVE!! Hey, I gotta look on the bright side!

Card Instructions
  1. Trim kraft cardstock into an A2 card.
  2. Dry emboss card front.
  3. Trim pattern paper and corner round some edges.
  4. Tie ribbon and add button, then adhere to card front.
  5. Stamp sentiment and pheasant and cut out.
  6. Adhere quail to card front and add rhinestones.
:: My Goodies {take care} ::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - paper tray; Stampin' Up! = autumn days
Ink:
Stampin' Up! - chocolate chip
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - kraft; Stampin' Up! - bermuda bay
Patterned Paper: KI Memories - Elsie Jack+Abby apron dot self-adhesive fabric paper
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers - corner chomper; KaiserCraft - rhinestones; Offray - ribbon; Papertrey Ink - button + twine; Provo Craft - cuttlebug + swiss dots embossing folder
Card Size: 5.5" x 4.25"

19 comments:

katrynka said...

Great card, (it is a pheasant!)I like how his color matches the rhinestones.
I really need to get a swiss dot embossing folder, I really love how that looks on cards!

Janelle said...

Love the way you tied the ribbon -- and the blue pheasant was a stroke of genius. Great card!

naomi chokr said...

OMG get out of here i love the colors!!!! you made that stamped image look so chic!! i've always wanted fabric paper didnt know they made that before. Like Amy Butler fabric 12x12 or 8.5x11 sheets that are stiff enough for cards and layouts. oh how perfect would that be??

Maile Belles said...

Beautiful!!! I love these colors and the rhinestones are the perfect touch! Lovin' all the rounded corners too!

Takisha said...

Too cute, I love everything about this card especially the colors!
Kisha

Heather P. said...

Very pretty! Love the pop of Bermuda Bay! LOL, that rhinestone color is my FAVE, I'm keeping my fingers crossed that PTI will offer them soon. :)

Christina said...

I love the color combo!

Aimes said...

I just love the colours on this card - stunning! Those rhinestones add the perfect finishing touch - I hope PTI carries that blue soon too LOL!
Aimes
x

sarahmartina said...

Love this layout Ash. And the blue is JUST the right touch! Love it... *crossing my fingers for the rainbow of Kaiser bling coming PTI's way*

Laura O'Donnell said...

so pretty!

Nicole said...

Hey, love it. Too cute

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Love love love this card Ashley! Love those rhinestones in the corner, such a great idea!!

travelingmama said...

This is one of my favorite cards ever! I just changed everything up in my bedroom and these are the exact colors! Now, I'm going to have to make a card!

Michelle said...

This is a great card, Miss Ashley...love that pheasant....the color of that and the Pure Poppy color in the fabric paper is fantastic.
BTW - saw your Twitter Bubble thing...your Hey Dance...had me laughing...that was super - thanks for that!

tiffguam said...

ooooh, beautiful! I am a huge fan of your work!

Winter said...

Oh, WOW! I love that color combo, I need to try it! I love that ribbon too! Very pretty! Have a Blessed weekend! :)

Beate said...

Gorgeous! LOVE those gradually getting bigger rhinestones.
Hugs and smiles

~kelly marie~ said...

Love the card! This color combo is awesome!

Cindy Lee said...

GORGEOUS!! I love seeing your cards, Ashley!!

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