Tuesday, March 30

embellish magazine~challenge~

Another GREAT challenge at Embellish Magazine this time. As soon as I saw the colors, Iknew I had to participate :). I *love* these colors. And I love to stitch on my cards. What's not to love about kraft, aqua and light pink?! I did end up thinking more than I expected about what I wanted to do though.

Here is what I made. I love to do machine stitching on my cards, but I thought I would try out some hand stitching instead this time. I have so many colors of embroidery floss it's not hard to find the color I want :) I didn't want the butterflies to be too plain, so I stamped them with a small damask image in aqua mist ink. I liked it a little better than just the versamark. It's a little less subtle. The circle actually has text stamped on it in light sand color--not very noticeable, but it adds just a little more interest, especially in person. I had lots of fun making this card.
Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope your week is going well!!

supplies: cardstock-papertrey ink; stamps-polkadots-cornish heritage farms, damask& sentiment-papertrey ink; ribbon-papertrey ink; butterfly punch-martha stewart crafts; circle diecut- quickutz;ink-aqua-papertrey ink; brown-tsukineko

2 comments:

  1. Simply stunning, love all the little details and great job with the hand stitcing! So glad you could join us in the Embellish challenge!

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  2. This is so pretty! Love the stitching around the circle! Thanks for taking on an Embellish challenge!

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