Mittwoch, 4. Dezember 2013

MIM #143: Modern Whimsy Style

Danielle`s cards always make me swoon - I LOVE LOVE LOVE this whimsical style - yet i am not able to make cards that look even HALF as adorable as hers.
Nevertheless.
When I saw this week`s MIM challenge and another perfect whimsical card of hers I was like `you know what, if you don`t practice, it`ll never get better´ and this is so true.
So ....... I went into my craft room and tried. And tried. And tried.
Always telling myself: `you`ve got to LAYER things. You need LAYERS!´ Such a big challenge for me, I tell you.
In the end, my card didn`t get any better than this (and this is already REALLY good for me, believe me!)
:-))
Beneath the stamped poinsettias there are two more cut from vellum - told you I layered!!!! :-))) and two banners cut out from some patterned paper. I stamped the sentiment with Versamark Ink onto a banner from vellum and heat embossed it with gold embossing powder.
I tied a bow with 3 loops on each side (have never done that before) and used some sequins to finish my card.
Maybe there`s someone out there who likes it :-))))))))
Thanks for visiting!


supplies: 
cardstock: sweet blush, stamper`s select white
ink: scarlet jewel ink, Versamark Ink
stamps: `wishing you´ is from Peace, Love & Joy Mini Stamp Set, Bells and Boughs
dies: bells and boughs dies, cover plate: twist die
others: doily, rustic cream button twine, vellum, sequins

Kommentare:

  1. Love the background and layering! They are gorgeous together!

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  2. I love your card Birgit - this was a challenge for me too, but I love that you started with a cover plate and layered on from there!

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  3. I do, I do! ! Such sweet layers and of course my favorite colors! Thank you for your sweet comments and for giving the challenge a try. You did a beautiful job with the layering! :)
    Danielle

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    1. That`s just so nice of you, Danielle! Thank you very much! :-)

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  4. This is very pretty and I struggle also with layering. Great job.

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  5. Brigit, these are layers of loveliness! Adore the patterns and colors. You rocked this challenge!

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  6. Gorgeous layering here Brigit! Your card has so many layers of pretty! Love the pink with the red!
    I do like it !!!!!!!

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  7. So very pretty Birgit!!! I love all the textures & great patterns! :)

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    1. Thank you for your Kind words, Julie! ;-)

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  8. BEAUTIFUL card, I just love your colors, layers,and design Birgit!
    PS: I think your card is every bit as adorable as Danielle's :-)

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  9. So delicate and lovely!!! LOVE the background die you added with this.

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