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2.18.2010

Best Wishes




Hey Everyone! Happy Friday Eve!! I'm back today with a card using some new Waltzingmouse Stamps that were delivered yesterday. I could not wait to get them inky and made a couple of cards. Here is one of them. I used heat embossing technique to emphasize the elegance that these stamps exude.

I'd also like to add that the color choices were inspired by Melissa Phillips' post here. and Sarah Martina's post here. Thanks for the inspiration!

Thanks so much for stopping by and as always enjoy yourself!

Instructions
  1. Make an A2 card base.
  2. Stamp lace border twice with watermark ink, cover with embossing powder, and heat set.
  3. Tie ribbon into a bow.
  4. Add pearls and hat pins. {Tip: Hat pins too long? I use a wire cutter to trim excess metal.}
  5. Die cut label.
  6. Stamp label border with watermark ink, cover with embossing powder, and heat set.
  7. Stamp sentiment on label. {Tip: If an ink is fairly light, use a stamp-a-majig and re-stamp multiple times to get a darker ink appearance.}
  8. Trim blue paper and adhere to card front.
  9. Adhere label with foam adhesive.
  10. Add pearls
Supplies

Stamps :: Waltzingmouse Stamps - very vintage labels no. 5; Melissa Frances (sentiment)
Ink :: SU! - river rock; Versamark
Paper :: American Crafts - craft fair (blue); PTI - rustic cream + spring moss
Embellishment :: Midori - green ribbon; Maya Road - hat pins; KaiserCraft - pearls; American Crafts - turquoise embossing powder
Tools :: Spellbinders - labels 5 nestabilities; Provo Craft - cuttlebug

19 comments:

Heather P. said...

Oh wow, this is just gorgeous, Ash! Is that Zing embossing powder? How do you get such even coverage? (Mine always comes out *off*.) :)

~kelly marie~ said...

Absolutely stunning! Wow! You guys weren't kidding about the Waltzing stamps! The colors are amazing and the card is just so luxurious looking! I love it!

Laura O'Donnell said...

beautiful!

Angie Tieman said...

Wowza! Absolutely gorgeous!

Luct said...

Simply divine....love it!

Carly said...

Absolutely stunning!

Courtney Baker said...

Oh my love this... so need to order those stamps!

naomi chokr said...

So so so so elegant! Classic Ashley style!!!! :)

Tiffany said...

WOW!! So stunning, beautiful colors!

Melissa said...

Mmmmm...this card is stunning and sweet....what a beauty.
Melis

Yaneri (ScrapyCrafter) said...

My word girl! This is amazing!! Simply b.e.a.u.tiful!!!! You totally rocked this one out fo sure!!!!!
2 words Ashley -----> LOVE IT!!!

Yaneri

carole said...

Wonderfull... Do you plan to join us at the very first Blog Hop at Waltzingmouse Stamps ??? Please come !!!!

Carole

Adina Cristescu said...

such wonderfull colours! bellissimo!!!

sarahmartina said...

So incredibly pretty! LOVE it! Thanks for the mention! I'm totally in love with this color combo! :)

anya said...

Beee-yootiful!! I love the yellow-green and aqua together! Such an elegant card!

Janelle said...

Really beautiful, Ashley! The colors are perfect, the stamping so clean, and that ribbon is absolutely luxurious. Love it!

Winter said...

Beautiful card! I have been eyeing those stamps, I think I might get some soon! :)

Claire Brennan said...

Such an eye for colour you have, this is extra special Ashley, I keep coming back to look at it!!

clouds shadler said...

this card is really beautiful Ashley! I luv the aqua color!

Hugs
clouds :D

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