Saturday, October 20, 2018

Wishing You Joy This Season!

Happy Saturday!  Popping in with two cards to share today!

I am playing along with a couple of blog challenges.  For my first card, I needed a wedding card.  I am playing along with The Card Concept's 100th Challenge.  

I focused on the golds and the scalloped edges of the pumpkins.  I also played off of the textures in the inspiration photo.  I used a piece of pin dot organdy ribbon to decorate the top of the bells in the place of the ornate crystals one one of the pumpkins.

A technique I used/created with this card to create some amazing texture on the bells is "glue sponging."  I used some of PTI Luxe Gold card stock.  This card stock has a coating on it.  I found out quite by accident a few months ago that if glue touched it, the coating would come off and reveal a shiny underneath.  I decided to embrace this "crafting accident" and see what would happen if I sponged intentionally. I tried versamark, but it would never dry completely.  I found the best thing to use was my Tombow Aqua Glue.  It is clear, dries clear, and looks amazing.  I have used a cloth, tissue paper, and a sponge to create different looks from different textures. 

Products Used to create the Mr. and Mrs. Wedding card.

For my second card, I am playing along with Papertrey Ink's Play Along With Us Challenge.

I chose to "recreate" with products I have Laurie's card HERE.

This card was fun to make.  Here is a list of products used for my JOY card.

As always thank so much for stopping by!


  1. Your wedding card is gorgeous! Love how you colored the bells and the gold outline! Thanks for sharing with us at the Card Concept!
    And I love you fun Christmas card, too!

  2. What a cool technique you found, Betty--gorgeous wedding card! Love your take on Laurie's Christmas card, too!

  3. Love that technique you created for the first card - gorgeous!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept.


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