Sihouette Wishes

Friday, April 20, 2012






TGIF Everyone!  Hope wherever you are you are having a joyous April spring Friday.   I am going shabby chic tonight using the colors from CR84FN and the Sweet Sunday Sketch #156 at The Sweetest Thing.
I also tried a new flower tutorial, the Tattered Flower at The Artsiders.  I must say, Paul's on the tutorial looks better than mine.  I used patterned paper for mine and scrunched it up a bit more than he did.  I also sprayed  Pearl Glimmer Mist on it.   Maybe I need to learn to tear paper better!  LOL

I loved this silhouette stamp from Jenni Bowlin Studio.  It's just so whimsical! And this birthday sentiment from Fiskars went perfect with it.  All the patterned paper I used is Lost & Found from My Mind's Eye.  Such adorable shabby chic patterns.  I had a hard time deciding which ones to put together.  I 'holed' the banner strips too for a more shabby look.  I was too impatient and/or lazy to thread my sewing machine today.




SPIES:
Stamp:  Silhouette (Jenni Bowlin); sentiment (Fiskars).
Paper:  Tan and cream cardstock; DP - Lost & Found (My Mind's Eye).
Ink:  Staz On Jet Black
Extras:  Damask emboss folder (Cuttlebug); fancy label die(Sizzix Framelits); scallop border punch (Taylored Expressions); leaf die (Taylored Expressions); hole maker; clear gems; cream floss, cream satin ribbon.  

CHALLENGES:


The hubs is working the next five days and so hopefully I will get to craft and post more cards and some other crafts I am working on.  Until then...

Happy Weekend!

8 comments :

onecraftymama said...

Well, I love your shabby flower! And if that's your first try, you'll be happier with the next one :) I still think it turned out great! I love all the awesome layers & the papers you've used - so pretty & perfect!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Such beautiful creations Nance! Lovin' the mix of patterned papers and the embossed layer! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

Pauline said...

Absolutely gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at CR84FN this week!

Kelly S. said...

That is such a sweet card with the little silhouette! I love how you have the twine wrapped around the die cut. Adorable layout with the banners hanging behind and the teeny star under the folded up corner :)

Lisa said...

Goodness Nance I just love your card. Great mix of papers, delightful image and the turned up corner is a cute touch!!

Heather Jensen said...

So very sweet! Thanks for playing at CR84FN. :)

Sharon said...

I love the mix of the different patterns of paper. And the image is perfect! You made a great card.

Sue Lelli said...

Nance, LOVE the banners and the silhouette image cut out (FAB) and the music paper and the LOVELY flower! Such a PRETTY card! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

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