Friday, May 4, 2012

Shabby Heart


I used this weeks Mojo Monday sketch for this card, it's taken me all week of working on it (in between other commitments) to finish it.  I just couldn't get the flowers right.  Finally this morning I went to try again, and they just fell together.


I used The Shabby Tea Room's challenge - "Spring is Love" - for the inspiration.  They challenged us to use colors from a gorgeous photo, and include flowers, polka dots, and a heart.  I'm a member of a Stampin' Up! card club, a few months ago my consultant showed us how to do the Iris Folding Pattern using one of their embosslits.  I was excited to give it a try for the heart in this card.  It took me a few false starts on it before I remembered the technique correctly.  I'm so happy with how my heart turned out (and very glad that I purchased the embosslit that night).

Supplies Used:
Paper:  Uncommon - Authentique
Cardstock:  Sweet Leaf, Colonial White - Close to My Heart (CTMH)
Ink:  Hollyhock, Desert Sand - CTMH
Stampset:  Say it in Style - CTMH
Punch - Fiskers
Lace Tape - decollections
Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearl Flourish - Zva Creative
Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, Embosslits Scalloped Heart of Hearts - Stampin' Up!
Vintage Seam Binding

6 comments:

  1. Love your card! The heart, the flowers with the ribbon and the lace are beautiful! I'm your new follower!

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  2. Great card...I hope you'll join me again at 52 Card Pickup this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/05/52-card-pickup-week-18.html

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  3. So sweet! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. LOVING that fabulously folded heart! LOVE the different patterns you've used, too! :)

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  5. Awww, so pretty! Love your flowers and the heart!
    Thanks for playing along at TSTR!

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  6. Great take on the sketch - I'd love for you to link up with me at 52 Card Pickup this week!!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/05/52-card-pickup-week-19.html

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