Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Flower Pot Card

My upline, Rosalie, had us make this card in our stamp club last weekend.  I really love that color combination, Dusty Durango and Always Artichoke.  And I adore that Hostess Level 3 set, Kind & Caring Thoughts (which I don't have, yet).  Ginko Biloba leaves are so pretty, don't you think?

Anyhoo, I do like this really pretty, very simple card.  Really simple.  Easy to do.  Simple.  

But after I got it home, I started thinking about how I wanted to dress it up a bit so it wasn't so, well... simple.  I tend toward more elaborate cards like this one, but I really am making an effort to tone it down a bit.  :-D

Soooo, after a discarding the idea of adding glitter, rhinestones, pearls or beads, and since it already had ribbon, I looked over at my trusty Big Shot, and started forming an idea of where I wanted to go with it.  I grabbed a Sizzlits die and a leftover piece of Always Artichoke cardstock, and dressed that little card right up!

Stamp: Kind & Caring Thoughts (#115324, Hostess only)
Cardstock: Dusty Durango (115321), Very Vanilla (101650), Always Artichoke (105119)

Ink: Dusty Durango Stampin' Write Marker (from set #116329), Always Artichoke Stampin' Write Marker (105113)

Accessories/Tools: Dusty Durango Polka-dot grosgrain ribbon (115609), Eyelet Border punch (113629), Modern Label Punch (116630), Big Shot Die-Cut Machine (113439), Sizzlits Swirls Scribbles die (113441)

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