Saturday, April 18, 2015

Thank You and Epic Birthday!


Happy Saturday!  I have a couple of cards to share today.  For my first card, I am playing along with Fusion Card Challenge (inspiration) and The Friday Mashup(sketch).  

I am using MFT Stamps Products.  I started with MFT smooth white, lush lagoon, sour apple, pink lemonade,  ripe raspberry, and persimmon card stocks.  My base is smooth white.  I die cut a white scalloped panel from Blueprints 20.  I layered a lush lagoon panel from Blueprints 13. I die cut a silver card stock panel from Blueprints 20 and trimmed a portion for the scalloped edge horizontal piece.   I stamped the lush lagoon panel with damask background using versamark.  I die cut the leaf-filled flourish in sour apple card stock.  I inked the edges using versamark.  I used the Rolled Scalloped Rose die namics to create the ripe raspberry bloom.  I used my quilling tool to not only rolled the follower but also to roll the petal edges back.  I used the Mini Rolled Roses die namics to create the pink lemonade and persimmon roses. I finished my card with a few clear gems.

My Favorite Things Sketch 224 
For my second card, I went with a masculine vibe!  I am playing along with MFT Weekly Sketch Challenge and the ColourQ Black and Gray +1 pop of color!  I chose persimmon. 

I started with MFT smooth white, steel gray, black licorice, and persimmon card stocks.  I  used Blueprints 10 to die cut the background.  I filled with muted tones for added texture.  For the sketch portion, I used persimmon without the centers so the smooth white card stock base could shine through.  Next, I die cut the stitched rounded rectangle stax in smooth white and persimmon.  I used the Stitched Basic Edges to cut the persimmon panel then glued to the smooth white.  I used the sentiment from Level Up.  I stamped it using my MISTI  since the persimmon glued to white created varying levels.  I used hybrid black licorice ink for the sentiment.  Next, I die cut the smaller game control from Game Controller die namics twice and glued together.  I only added two colors to the top to comply with color combo.  I added some loose quilt threading behind and foam mounting tape to pop it up a bit.  I finished my card with a few flat sequins die cut from sequins die namics in scraps of card stock.  I love how it turned out!

As always thanks so much for stopping by!



  1. Oh love these cards Betty. Love the fun gamer card. Perfect guy card. Wow those 3D flowers pop!

  2. Awesome cards. I especially love the video game one.

  3. WOW...awesome cards is right! I love the bright and beautiful colors you used, fabulous! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ColourQ, hope to see you again next week!

  4. Oh your first card is so beautiful and your second card is so fun! I'm like, "Why didn't I think of that?!" Love your take on the sketch and the super brilliant idea.

  5. Both of these are beautiful Betty. I love that first one, gorgeous design and gorgeous blue.

  6. What a terrific pair of cards Betty! Your first is just lovely and the second so much fun!! Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

  7. Lovely cards! Your first card is just stunning, love those flowers. Great interpretation of the sketch!

    Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

  8. Beautiful card! I love how you made the flower and vines part of the sketch! Thanks for playing along at Friday Mashup!

  9. These are both so awesome! I love the placement of the flowers to follow the sketch - wonderful interpretation! Thanks for sharing with us at The Friday Mashup this week :)


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