Thursday, October 29, 2009

Finding Inspiration

I saw an ad in a magazine last month, I loved the way they had patterned papers scattered for display.  This idea has been rolling around in my head ever since and I was wondering if I could actually bring it to life.  Stampin' Up! has so many cute designer papers, all of which I thought would be perfect for this project!  Using a full 12" length strip of dsp allowed me to complete two cards.

I do have to thank a wonderfully kind and talented friend (thanks Susan!!!) for teaching me how to make the beautiful butterflies ... and if you are reading, you're right ... I WAS making those antennae much harder than they were!

Nouveau Chic Sampler 1

Nouveau Chic Sampler 2
Card Recipe:
Great Friend, Wings of Friendship
Paper: Sage Shadow, Basic Gray, Apricot Appeal, Nouveau Chic DSP
Ink: Sage Shadow, Basic Gray, Apricot Appeal
Accessories: Big Shot, Matchbox die, Beautiful Butterflies die, brads, hemp twine, dimensionals, sponge


STAMPIN4TK said...

I love it, these are so beautiful.

Carole'Anne AKA Stampin Stressaway said...

beautifully done Joyce I totally admire the way you did the angle of the designer paper - how fabulous
thank you for sharing

Anonymous said...

absolutely elegant and beautiful

Carey said...

Elegant and gorgeous. Now how did you make those antennae? I am visiting because of your post on LNS. If this is what you do you had better start posting more. You are doing a great job.

pedstamper at sbc global dot net
aka Roscoe's mommy

Anonymous said...

I saw this card on Stampin Addicts and just LOVED it! Thanks for sharing. Your blog looks terrific too. I'm off to surf it right now.

KelliStamps4U said...

You never cease to amaze me, Joyce! This is beautiful!! I'm gonna have to try immediately. Kelli

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