Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Card I made for PaperLovinGals challenge

I made this card for a fun challenge at    Paperlovingals.blogspot.com this past week.  I have been so busy with Blog Hops and Design Team posts I was afraid I would miss the deadline but it is today so I made it. 
For this challenge we were given the picture below to get our creativity flowing.  
I decided to use the texture idea and the strips.  
I started with this beautiful background paper that I had a scrap of and selected 4 scraps of matching cardstock.  The card is 5 x 7 and the strips are 1 1/2  x 4 1/2 .I then selected 4 different embossing folders, embossed and inked the edges.  Next I selected matching colored flowers and buttons and used Memory thread to tie.  I still felt like it needed something so wanted to add a butterfly.  Found this beautiful one in a K and Company embellishment bag I bought a while back.  It's printed on plastic and I think it looks really cool.  
The Bloom title also came from the same bag and is glued to a popdotted and ink tag.  For now I am leaving the inside empty so I  can decide later what occasion to use it for.   

Here is the inspirations picture 

                                                               Paperlovingals.blogspot.com

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! Love the pretty embossed papers and colors! Pretty embellishments! I really need to use more of my embellishments!
    Glenda

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  2. Beautiful card! I love the embossing and the flower buttons are too cute.

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  3. Wow Suzanne!! Your embossing and strips of color are fabulous!! I really like your button flowers. Thanks Suzanne for joining us at Paper Lovin' Gals!! (and our challenges go through Wednesdays now... so you are in plenty of time.)
    :-)
    Michele F.
    PLG DT

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  4. Beautiful card Suz! I so love the colors in this card. I also love the strips of embossed papers, gives so much texture to the card! That butterfly is awesome!!

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  5. Beautiful card Love the texture and the colors that you used. TFS

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  6. Really lovely card, I like your textured strips. Thanks for joining us.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Paper Lovin' Gals DT

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  7. Beautiful card Suzanne. I love the button flowers.

    Vickie

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  8. What a wonderful creation Suzanne! I love all of the textures and shapes you used! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Lovin' Gals this week. :)

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  9. This card is gorgeous! Great job.
    Rae Ann O.

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