Saturday, November 12, 2011

Flirtatious


It's early November, and in the cardmaking world, Christmas has been in full-swing for quite some time! Sometimes though, it's nice to take a break. Thank you to the Friday Mashup! team for encouraging us all to do that ;)

Our family is going to a birthday party today for 3 women. So, this challenge couldn't have come at a better time!

1. Make a project featuring "A Girly Theme"
2. Or make a project using "Your Favourite Technique"
3. Or "Mash it Up" and create a "Girly project using your favourite technique".

I mashed it up this week with a little Rock'n'Roll flirtation ;)

Happy Birthday
(FM32)


For this card, I wanted to make it as girly as possible as well as incorporating my favourite technique!
1. Flirtatious Suite: I know I just used the Delicate Doily set last week to make a Thank You card, but it just doesn't get any more 'girly' than that set and the coordinating paper - Flirtatious. If you're looking for a really fun feminine card, and you're not afraid of bright colours, this is the paper and stamp set for you ;)

2. Rock 'n' Roll: Once of my favourite techniques, even though it's an oldie, is the "Rock N Roll" tehcnique. And it's almost as if the Delicate Doily set was MADE for rockin'! First, stamp your image in a lighter coloured ink (in this case, I chose Melon Mambo), then, 'roll' your stamp in the darker coloured ink (I used Wisteria Wonder). The edges of your stamp will pick up the new colour, and the middle will retain the first. I used this technique on the doily, and then punched it out using the Doily Triple Layer punch.

The supplies I used for this card were:
Cardstock: Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Whisper White
Paper: Flirtatious DSP
Stamps: Delicate Doilies, Delightful Dozen
Ink: Wisteria Wonder, Melon Mambo
Embellishments: Wisteria Wonder Ruffled Ribbon
Tools: Fancy Flower punch, Doily Triple Layer punch

Maybe I'll put the Delicate Doilies away for a bit... But it will be hard!

Thank you for visiting! Until next time, happy stamping :)

-Tara

8 comments:

  1. The Flirtatious suite IS totally perfect for a girly card! I love the rock-n-roll technique too! It gives such a fun look to stamped images. Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week!

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  2. Very colorful and girly, indeed! I love that sentiment too! Thanks for playing with us at the Friday Mashup.

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  3. This is such a sweet card. The colors, the fun sentiment, the trim, the ribbon, the doilys... all girly, all so very pretty.

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  4. Love the colors of this "girly" card and the rock-n-roll technique is perfect for the doily stamp set! Thanks for playing with us at the Friday Mashup!

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  5. What a great idea to use the doily stamps with the rock n roll technique, I usually use that with more solid stamps, You've made me look at that technique in a whole new light!

    Thanks for sharing your fabulous card with us this week.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Friday Mashup DT

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  6. Perfect girly card! I love the use of the bright Daffodil Delight!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

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  7. This is a great suite for some girly birthday cards.. I love the bright fun colors. Your Blog design is adorable as well, What a fun name. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week.

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  8. Gotta love those doilies!! This is wonderful! Love the rock-n-roll technique...it's a classic!! Thanks for joining us again at the Friday Mashup!

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Thank you for your comments and encouragements! They mean the world to me!

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