Saturday, February 28, 2009

fight or flight

Yes, I really had to fight to get this card finished. I made it for the inspiration challenge today on SCS. I used these pillows as my inspiration. Since I love blue and white, this should have been easy, but I spent the whole afternoon trying different things and none seemed to work.

I stamped several different images, used several dies and punches and discarded most of them. I wanted to use my new picotage backgrounder from CHF, stamped blue on white, but it was just too busy, so I ended up pulling out the wood grain backgrounder instead and stamped it in white ink on brilliant blue card stock. I liked it, but decided to add the freesia flowers right over it in brilliant blue ink. Much, much better.

I stamped the freesias in blue on white and then ran them through my cuttlebug with my beautiful butterflies bigz die. I popped up the wings for some dimension.

I added some ribbon and brads and am really happy how this turned out.

What's in it?
stamps: wood grain backgrounder, freesia (Cornish Heritage Farms)
ink: brilliant blue, whisper white craft
paper: whisper white, brilliant blue
other: cuttlebug, piercing tool, white brads, ribbon, beautiful butterflies bigz die (Sizzix), foam tape

Thanks so much for stopping by. Be blessed.

1 comment:

Starla said...

I really like the stamping on the butterflies...I'm going to have to pull out my die and play!