Feel Goods

DSC00576This week the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge is a fun and simple Sketch Challenge.  I’ve been playing around with the Swallowtail stamp.  I have to say, when I saw the stamp in the mini…did NOT like it!  Now that I’ve been playing with it a bit…LOVE IT!!!  I was soooo happy with this card!

The base of the card is Natural Cream.  I stamped the Swallowtail using Crumb Cake, added a piece of the flower print from Tea for Two dsp than a piece of the Primrose Petals Stitched Satin Ribbon.  I inked the greeting from Feel Goods using Old Olive and Primrose Petals and stamped on the card front.  I stamped the leaves from the Oh Hello flower using Old Olive, cut out and added to the top.  Finally I took 3 of the Vanilla Flower Trim, colored the tops using Primrose Petal then added to the card front to finish it off.  This really isn’t my usual style but I must say…LOVE IT!!!

conmarspring13promoIt’s week 4 of Create with Connie and Mary Spring Edition 2013 and this week we are using the ‘nature’ inspired sets in the mini…yep that’s why I used the Swallowtail!  For $34.95 you will have access to 30 FABULOUS projects each for a full downloadable tutorial!  Needing ideas for the products in the Spring Mini?  Yep…that’s what we are all about!

Set(s): Feel Goods, Swallowtail
Paper: Natural Cream, Tea for Two dsp
Ink: Crumb Cake, Primrose Petals, Old Olive
Other: Primrose Petals Stitched Satin Ribbon, Vanilla Flower Trim

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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17 responses to “Feel Goods

  1. Gorgeous!! Love that butterfly and how you used it here! Just perfect! And the little flowers are a beautiful addition!

  2. Your card is sooooo gorgeous!! I love it and will definitely case it. You should be very tickled! Thank you.

  3. Absolutely beautiful

  4. WOW! This is absolutely fabulous!

  5. Mary this card is absolutely beautiful it deserves a Blue Ribbon!!! You are so creative. I don’t know how you come up with pulling everything together to create such wonderful cards.

  6. For something that’s not your style Mary, you’ve made it look completely perfect! I must say I don’t have the Swallowtail stamp as I didn’t think I would use it, but I love how you’ve used it in the background. The colours of your card are so soft and gorgeous – I just love this card!!!

  7. This may not be your usual style but you have made a stunning card. I love the muted hues with the Primrose Petals. Just gorgeous. Thanks for sharing. I’m an avid reader/visitor of your blog :)

  8. Beautiful, you always amaze me with what you do

  9. Lovely card Mary! The butterfly as a background to your other elements is so exquisite!

  10. That is absolutely beautiful.

  11. GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  12. omg , love, love love it , that’s a case if its ok ?
    when I first saw it I felt the same , now I just want to play with it , BEAUITIFUL job!!
    tfs ,
    frenchie

  13. Very Pretty Mary! I haven’t been sure what to think of the large butterfly but I love how you used it here. Thanks for sharing your creativity!
    Monika

  14. Beautiful! Love how you used the flower trim to just make the DSP POP! Great card!

  15. Absolutely fabulous card…just the right amount of perfect!

  16. Beautiful card, Mary. The butterfly as a subtle background is a perfect touch.

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