All the diecuts i used on my Viva La Verve card today made it come together in a snap! I made the white flower by cutting two small and one medium flower with Verve's Goodness Flowers Die Set and then spritzing them with water and crumpling them up. I flattened them out and let them dry before putting my flower together. I used the colors from the color inspiration at Viva La Verve & the Mod Squad for my sentiment which is one of my favorite verses.
I'm playing along with the spring inspiration challenge at Paper Sweeties and the polka dot challenge at The Shabby Tea Room with my card today. I don't have any Paper Sweeties stamps yet, so I printed an image and sentiment from the new KnK Designs set "Spring Rain" instead. Such a sweet bunny! I used colors from the inspiration photo and added some embossed polka dots to the background... Actually my bunny is even polka dotted! : )
Today's card is so vintage-y and pretty. It uses paper from the Authentique Cherish pad, Cluny Lace, Gold Cord, pretty stamps from the JustRite Botanical Medallions set and some little corner embellishments cut with the Spellbinders French Frills dies.
I watercolored the pretty flowers using the Tim Holtz Distress Markers and then just layered my elements together, collage style. It would be a wonderful card for a birthday, an anniversary, a baptism or confirmation, even getting a new job or celebrating a special milestone!!
Have you tried the Distress Markers yet? One of the things I enjoy the most about them is the fact that I can combine the colors to coordinate with any paper pack that I have. I love that!
My card tonight is a clean and simple take on the MFT Sketch Challenge. I used some pretty Authentique paper and lace from the Stamp Simply Ribbon Store to give a vintage feel to my card. The sentiment is from the MFT set Forget Me Not.
Do you find that you use certain dies on almost every card? MFT's Fishtail Flags Layers and the Stitched Circles STAX DieNamics are like that for me. They are definitely in my favorites!!