Thursday, April 28, 2011

Just Add Ink #66: Just Add Flowers

Hi!

I'm a little sad with this post, as it is my last as a Guest Designer for Just Add Ink.  I've had a great time designing for the blog though, and want to thank the team for having me!

So.  The last challenge for April is with Mother's Day in mind: Just Add Flowers.  Here's the card I came up with:


My mum is a sewer, and taught me how to sew, so I immediately thought of the Sew Suite stamp set and Sweet Stitches DSP.  The card is a larger size than I would normally make, but I didn't want to lose any of the stitching detail on the DSP so I had to go a bit bigger.  The finished card is 5 1/4" square.


I stamped the dressmaking form in Stazon ink on a scrap of Window Sheet to give more of a 'true' wire framed look.  Then I just clustered the rest of the embellishments on top of the large flower.  The smaller flower was coloured using my Melon Mambo marker.  I love the way it all turned out.

Stamps: Sew Suite, Trendy Trees
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Regal Rose, Melon Mambo, Stazon.
DSP/Cardstock: Sweet Stitches DSP, Whisper White, Wild Wasabi, Chocolate Chip, Melon Mambo, So Saffron
Other: Big Shot, Sweet Buttons Embosslit, Paper Daisies, Basic Rhinestones, Window Sheet Medium, Word Window L Punch, Modern Label XL Punch, Slot Punch (retired), Paper Snips.

Catch you later,

Tina

4 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Tina. I'm sure your Mum will truly love it.

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  2. your card caught my eye on the just add ink blog-I love it and all the wonderful details-

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  3. This card is amazing. I love how you stamped on the acetate, folded the 'measuring tape' and used the button embosslit for the centre of the flower. All the elements came together beautifully.

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  4. Lovely Tina, very clever idea with the acetate! love all the bit's too!
    I will miss your weekly additions to JAI..

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