Saturday, June 16, 2012

A Flower for my friend...

I made today's card for the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge. Edna has some fantastically fun sketches to work with, and I had time this week to play around with her charming design using two Waltzingmouse stamp sets: Bitty Banners and Compact Family.

The banners (can you see the little one under the flower), were stamped with Versamark and were embossed with White Embossing powder.

I used a variety of dies also: 2011 Snowflake Pendant (Flower), Standard and Lacey Circles, and Nested Pennants (Spellbinders)

To get the pretty pink and sparkle for the flower, I spritzed plain white cs with Alpine Ice Rose Starburst spray (Lindy's Stamp Gang). I added some Starburst Stickles for some extra sparkle. For the chocolate banner, I spritzed kraft cs with Van Dyke Sepia Moon Shadow Mist (Lindy's Stamp Gang) and a little Alpine Ice Rose, although it's hard to see.

That's it for today. I hope you get to enjoy a nice weekend. I get to spend the day with two dear stamping friends of mine...eating and paper crafting. Two of my absolute favorite things to do. *grin*

Happy Stamping my friends!!

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Stamps: Bitty Banners and Compact Family (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Paper: Sweet Afternoon (Teresa Collins), White (PTI)
Ink: Versamark
Accessories: 2011 Snowflake Pendant (Flower), Creative Page Tabs, Standard and Lacey Circles, and Nested Pennants (Spellbinders), Alpine Ice Rose Starburst spray and Van Dyke Sepia Moon Shadow Mist (Lindy's Stamp Gang), Pearls, Lace (Palm Beach-Webster's Pages), White Embossing Powder, Button, Punch Bunch (Flower Center), Stardust Stickles


Venus and Luanne @ Sisters Craft Cafe said...

Beautiful card Tosha. Love the color and gorgeous flower.


Gabriela said...

Tosh - your card exudes such sweetness and an almost ethereal quality. I adore every single detail about it. It's evident to see the love you pour into your artwork that I so admire.

Deborah Frings said...

This is so lovely, so feminine. I love the soft colours and pretty papers. Great work.

Marisa said...

What a fun flower!! Love the soft colours and pop of light brown with the sentiment panel. Enjoy your day of stamping and eating with friends :)

Kelly S. said...

This is so beautiful, Tosh! I just love the way you stamped and embossed the banner. That flower is SPECTACULAR! The colors so delicate and sweet!

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, such great colors and sweet flower, hope you had a great weekend with your friends!

Vickie Z said...

Almost missed the little tag and wonderful use of the snowflake die....fabulous flower! Love the soft colors!

Sue Ann said...

The flowers is CRAZY BEAUTIFUL. I love the pop of a darker color against the soft colors. BEAUTIFUL!!

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