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4.27.2010

Skipping Stones Design :: Guest Designer :: SSD22

Hey Everyone! I promised you a card today and like magic, here it is! :) Today's card is inspired by a Skipping Stones Design sketch. It is my last card posted as a guest designer with the team. It has been wonderful working with Skipping Stones and their products. As you can see, I can't get enough of the butterflies. They're always just so much fun! The Healing Wings set is so great. I love the sentiments (and pretty font) and the large butterflies in different styles. This set really makes me happy and I can't stop reaching for it! Seriously, I'm not trying to 'sell' the set, I'm just sharing how much I like it! There are many more I like in the store too, I just have to narrow down my selection and make a choice! So, make sure you stop over to the blog today to check out what all of the other designers created using this great sketch, created by Kimberly Crawford.

Thanks so much for checking me out today!

Instructions
  1. Create an A2 card base from lemon tart cardstock.
  2. Trim patterned paper block, ink, and mat on kraft cardstock.
  3. Tie twine around multiple times and secure in the back.
  4. Die cut and emboss the label, ink, and pop off patterned paper.
  5. Stamp butterfly, cut out, and adhere to label die cut.
  6. Stamp sentiment below label.
  7. Pop focal point off card front.
Supplies

Stamps :: Skipping Stones Design - healing wings
Ink :: SU! - chocolate chip; Ranger - old photo
Cardstock :: PTI - lemon tart, kraft
Patterned Paper :: My Mind's Eye - lush collection
Embellishments :: Craft Supply - twine
Tools :: Spellbinders - wizard, labels nine die template (S4-233)

14 comments:

Christina said...

This card is so beautiful and tranquil. Lovely color choices!

Juls said...

beautiful! Love the soft colours and the twine detail! Hugs Juls

Audrey said...

LOVE the card!!You inspire me so much with your ieas, I amnow starting to use different things on my cards in a different way. I am a big ribbon user but now I have taken thin ribbon and wrapped and I never did that before. Thank you fo being such a great inspiration!

Rose Ann said...

This is so pretty, Ashley...and I love the colors!!

Hannah said...

I love that die cut! Really, a beautiful card.

Mariana Grigsby said...

Those colors are beautiful.... Love your card!

Heather P. said...

This is so pretty! Love the soft colors, too. :)

Jessica said...

Oh my, Ashley!!!! This is absolutely gorgeous. Your color selection is superb and the textures too scrumptious for words. TFS :)

Laurel said...

Oh Ashley. I love this card. I love the layout and the colors your chose! The patterned paper is perfect and I love how your wrapped the twine around the bottom. I simply adore this card. Thanks for sharing it.

terisplace said...

Looking good, Ashley!

skippy stamps said...

Wow Ashley I can't begin to tell you what an inspiration you are. It is a dream come true to get my stamps in your talented hands!!!! Thanks so much for joining us :0)

Jen said...

oh, some of my favorite colors...so soft and pretty!!:) love it girl!

Alice Wertz said...

oh! gorgeous! i LOVE those colors together!!! yummy card, Ashley!

Sasya said...

ohhh, this is absolutely beautiful!!

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