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4.28.2010

You're Sew Lovely

Hey Bleeps*! I hope you're enjoying your week so far! Today, I'm sharing a card using some Lawn Fawn goodies from the Sew Lovely stamp set. Lawn Fawn's sets are really cutesy, but here's a way to make them vintage cutesy! I created some thread spool embellishments (inspired by Jessica Rosario) and paired them with some vintage flair. Coming soon...new Lawn Fawn stamp set sneak peeks! Thanks so much for visiting! Enjoy your Wednesday!

*Bleeps = Blog Peeps

Instructions
  1. Trim sweet blush cardstock and stamp text background with sweet blush ink.
  2. Ink the edges with dye in and a blending tool.
  3. Stamp thread spools, cut out, and ink the edges.
  4. Add real thread around thread spools and pop off pink cardstock.
  5. Add cabbage rose ribbon, tripling it around the cardstock and tie in a bow. Add another bow, then secure with glue dots to make a flower.
  6. Stamp sentiment.
  7. Ink a doily, cut, and add to the right side of pink cardstock to create a border.
  8. Pop focal point off of an A2 card front.
Tips & Tricks
  • To make something more vintage, try adding subtle inking to the edges.
  • Incorporate vintage elements, such as doilies.
Supplies

Stamps :: Lawn Fawn - sew lovely; PTI - text style
Ink :: Hero Arts - latte; PTI - sweet blush; Ranger - antique linen, vintage photo
Cardstock :: PTI - sweet blush, white, spring rain
Embellishments :: MemrieMare - cabbage rose ribbon; Craft Supply - doily, thread

Q & A

Q: What is the ribbon organizer behind me in the videos?

A: It is a Clip it Up ribbon organizer that is installed into the wall. A Splitcoaststampers review can be found here. You can find information about my review here.

16 comments:

Jessica said...

What a beauty, Ashley!! Love every detail and the vintage feel. Thanks for the shout out. But just between us, I like your spools better ;) TFS!!

Ann said...

Fabulous card - just love those cotton reels (bobbins). So CLEVER!

Juls said...

wow this is stunning! Hugs Juls

Sasya said...

wow! amazing card!!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

What an adorable looking card! I love your bow! Thank you for all the tips!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Sew beautiful Ashley :) That bow is gorgeous!

Tenia Nelson said...

Very pretty!!

Laural-Lee said...

Beautiful Ashley! Great inking and that cabbage rose ribbon is divine! Love the thread spools. such a nice touch.

~kelly marie~ said...

Very pretty!

TucLdyDi said...

Love the way th spools of thread were used. Not over powering. Thank you for sharing.

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Great card, love the pretty wrinkly ribbon treatment and the doily along the edge!

jan said...

Love your ribbon flower!

Lynnette said...

Very pretty! I love the cutesy LF stamps:)

havingfunwithpaper said...

LOVE this card.. Adding to my favs.... Also have wrinkle ribbon on my blog if you are interested.. Cheapest price out there!!

Check my new blog out when you get a minute.

Anthonette said...

Hi Ashley,
The card is definitely "sew lovely". Love it so much! The spools are WOW!

Amy Rohl said...

ingenious, Ashley! Love the spools!

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