Sunday, September 9, 2012

2 for 1 - Sunday Stamps & Play Date Cafe!

Good Sunday morning!!

I've got two (very different!) cards to share with you this morning for two separate challenges :) First up, Monica is hosting at Sunday Stamps this week and she has a great sketch for us!


I used the lovely Open Sleigh stamp set for this card and some Dazzling Details. The paper is from the Candlelight Christmas specialty paper and I finished it off with a Cherry Cobbler seam binding bow.

And here's the fabulous sketch from Monica. It's such a versatile sketch, keep it handy!

Also, because I was in my craft room and was ready to leave, I made a card for the Play Date Cafe as well - I just LOVED the colours this week. In fact, I want to make another one!



I kept the theme of the storyboard throughout my card with the feathers/brads. The "stone" colour in my card is in the antique brad. The feathers are stamped in Midnight Muse and coloured lightly with Calypso Coral. I then added a layer of Vellum cardstock overtop and stamped the sentiment. I held it together with the antique brad - I intentionally left the top part unattached so that when the card was standing up, the vellum would turn down a bit.


Because it was a square card, I made a scrapling with the 1-1/4" piece that was left once I cut the card down to 4-1/4" x 4-1/4". Love those little things :)

Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

7 comments:

  1. Love both cards! The feathers are so cute and I love your take on the sketch!

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  2. Great cards, as always! I adore the feather card. Have to try working with vellum one day soon - adds such softness.

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  3. All your cards are wonderful but wow, you nailed the Play Date Cafe challenge x2! Awesome! Thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  4. Wonderful cards! Your PDCC card is fabulous! I love the way you used vellum as an overlay. Beautiful. Thank you for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe

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  5. looks amazing and a special treat getting the book mark~ sweet!! Thanks for playing with us at the PDCC!!!

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  6. Wonderful card and bookmark! I love, love your vellum overlay!! Thanks for joining us at PDCC this week!

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  7. Love your sleigh card Tara. The paper you chose looks fabulous and that ribbon is so pretty!

    Your Remember When card and scapling are fabulous also! Love the use of the vellum!

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

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