Sunday, May 5, 2013

You're My Favorite

Here’s my card for the latest Ten Minute Craft Dash. I love the color combination—aqua, coral, and kraft!

I kept things super clean and simple, using an aqua card base with a strip of kraft cardstock along the bottom. I stamped a trio of circles from Papertrey Ink’s Sketched Circles set on the cardfront in inks matching—or as close to matching as I had—the challenge colors. I used Versafine inks for a nice, crisp impression on the colored cardstock. Each circle is accented with a single gold sequin.

The “you’re my favorite” sentiment from the Mama Elephant Smitten set is stamped in the open space next to the dots. To bring in just a bit more sparkle to go with the sequins, I ran a strip of gold glitter tape at the top of the kraft strip. I called it quits then and checked the clock on my phone—7 minutes and 42 seconds from start to finish. Not bad!

Materials Used:
Sketched Shapes stamp set (Papertrey Ink); Smitten stamp set (Mama Elephant); Versafine Pink Grapefruit, Aquatic Splash, and Gingerbread inks (Tsukineko); Sea Glass cardstock (Avery Elle); gold glitter tape (American Crafts); gold sequins (Michaels)

4 comments:

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Oh fun... want to play this, should be able to find 10 minutes right?

Paulina said...

All of the sparkly elements on this card are perfect! I love that glitter tape- so pretty!

Thank you for joining in the 10 Minute Craft Dash, Lori. Hope you can play with us again soon!

Meredith MacRitchie said...

Oh, this looks great! I really love the glitter border, what a great touch. Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Dash!

Poorvi said...

Beautiful card, Lori! I like that glitter strip :)
Thanks for joining us at the 10 Minute Craft Dash. I really hope you'll be able to join us again soon :)

 
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