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fabulous darlin’ July 16, 2007

Filed under: weekend sketch challenge — mjalbright @ 2:26 am

How cool is the Fabulous Flowers set?  Way cool!

This is my card I made for Beate’s weekend sketch challenge #10.  I spent the evening at my upline Deb’s house playing around with some of her new goods, and this is what I came up with for the challenge.

fabulous flowers card

Stamps used were: Fabulous Flowers, Amazing to Zany, and So Swirly Jumbo wheel. 

Cardstock used:  Really Rust, Soft Sky, Close to Cocoa, and Very Vanilla.

Inks used:  Chocolate Chip, Really Rust, Soft Sky, and Close to Cocoa.

Accessories used:  Hodgepodge Hardware-Pewter, Color Spritzer Tool, Dazzling Diamonds, Twill Tape, Glue Dots, 2-way Glue Pen, and sponge.

Card size: standard 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Really Rust with Soft Sky mat 4″ x 5 1/4″ and Close to Cocoa mat 3 3/4″ x 5″.

Flowers were stamped on Very Vanilla, spritzed and sponged with Chocolate Chip, and finished with a touch of some Dazzling Diamonds to make a little “fabulous”.

fabulous flower upclose

Sentiment stamped directly on Twill Tape with Chocolate Chip ink.  Added a small tab to bottom left corner again with “fabulous” from Amazing to Zany stamped directly on the little Twill Tape tab I created.

Thanks for lookin’.


9 Responses to “fabulous darlin’”

  1. Beate Says:

    Great card, Mary Jo! Thanks so much for participating in the challenge. Love all the sparkle on the flowers and the shading for added depth! Hugs and smiles

  2. corie Says:

    Fantastic card — love all the “bling”.

  3. Jennifer Scull Says:

    how clever of you to stamp right on the twill ribbon! it really makes it pop! really love the look of this card! you are one creative chickie!! 😀

  4. Kelley Says:

    I clicked on it but it wouldn’t open larger — I had wanted to see the detail on the white flower. Love the card—so cool!! I’ll look at SCS for it.

  5. Heather P. Says:

    This is GORGEOUS! Love the DD on the flowers, it really adds such a wonderful touch. 🙂

  6. Teresa Says:

    This is really beautiful! Love the colors and all the glitter!!!

  7. lovely card! love that sparkling flower!

  8. Teresa Says:

    You’ve been tagged as a Rockin’ Girl Blogger. Check out my blog for details! 😉

  9. Jen Says:

    Your nominated for Rockin’ Girl Blogger!! See my website!

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