Monday, February 25, 2013

Saying Thank You with a Dandelion

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Little known fact about me: I have two stepsisters. They are far from the evil sister cliche however. They're both older than me and even though we don't know each other very well, whenever I do see them, they're always very sweet and gracious. The other day, my stepfather came home with a pair of earrings that his daughter Melissa picked up for me. It was totally out of the blue and I thought the sentiment was very sweet. I decided to make her a thank you card.

I took a dandelion stamp and embossed it on a piece of card stock. I then took my distress inks and blended Tattered Rose with Mustard Seed and Squeezed Lemonade. Since I can't seem to sew paper correctly, I just drew on the paper to give it the appearance. I then took a blossom stamp and lightly stamped the edges of the card with Victorian Velvet. I felt it still wasn't done so I added a yellow ribbon and a sentiment.

The card itself was quick to make. The hard part was trying to figure out what colors to blend in together! Hope you like it!

I'll be entering this into two challenges-

1. My Craft Spot Challenge # 87- Flowers.
2. Little Scrap Pieces Fun Friday Emboss Challenge. 


  1. Awesome's really impressive....thanks for sharing.Plastic cards!!

  2. I love the look of your embossed dandilions! The distressed inking is fabulous too - and the faux stitching finishes things off wonderfully!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  3. Very Pretty! I love the silhouette look with soft colors behind it.
    Rae Ann O.

  4. What a gorgeous card!! I love the embossed dandelions!! The colors are fabulous!! Thanks so much for joining us at LSP :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts
    Little Scrap Pieces DT

  5. Beautiful card! I love the gorgeous dandelions! Thanks for joining us in the challenge at My Craft Spot and LSP!
    Sherrie K

  6. love that dandelion stamp is that from Hero Arts? Super look. Thank you so much for joining the lsp challenge this week. Karen

  7. You did my "Mee Chelle technique!!" Every time I blend Distress Inks for backgrounds, I think of you. This card is gorgeous.

  8. I love this beautiful card and the embossed dandelions!


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