Tuesday, July 8, 2008

AI July Release - Pressed Petals

I have another Artful INKable's gem for you today! This card used the recently released set Pressed Petals. I really must be into the soft sky and old olive combo lately....the colours just keep popping into my hands all by themselves - honest! lol

I started this card backwards! I usually start my cards with my coloured images and then work to the base. This time I had the idea to create a little frame for the sentiment and incorporated the design with the flowers. I started quite literally from the base of the card to the top. This card looks complicated but is really quite easy to make with your handy dandy nestabilities (I think that I would shrivel up if something ever happened to my cuttlebug and nestabilities) LOL - by far my favourite crafting tools ever!

The sentiment is from another July release called Basic Salutations - this is a really nice set to have because it has some beautiful sentiments in lovely fonts and it includes an angel policy stamp *bonus* :)

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Artful INKables - Pressed Petals and Basic Salutations
Paper: Papertrey White, Old Olive, Soft Sky, Bazzil Bling, Watercolour, SU Fall Flowers DP
Ink: Old Olive, Soft Sky, Versa Mark, Basic Black & various Re-Inkers
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Pretties Kit, Aqua Painter, Stickles, Sizzix Die (leaves), Dimensionals, Sponges, Dewdrops, Glue Dots

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Jennifer Ofiana said...

I love how you did the scallop punch!! This is so pretty!!

Lori Barnett said...

Just beautiful!! Love it.

Andrea said...

Oh wow, what a great card!

Julia Aston said...

Love the blue cut out flowers with the giant pearl centers Kim! wonderful punched circle for the sentiment too! super colors on this lovely card!

Kristin said...

THIS IS JUST GORGEOUS! I love the soft colored look of the blooms and the cutout in the center is inspired!

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