Thursday, March 30, 2017

Follow Your Dreams



Happy Day 7 (Card 1) of the 2017 Spring Coffee Lover's BlogHop! and it continues on through to March 31st...so join us in this remarkable BlogHop with tons of Super/FLASH Sponsors. Go to the site and see the details for this hop...a fun time enjoyed by all. 



Inspiration - Paper Sweeties Challenge for March "Anything Goes" Paper Sweeties is one of the super/FLASH sponsor's, for the 2017 Spring Coffee Lover's BlogHop. For my card today I'm using a combination of stamps from CTMH and Paper Sweeties...stop on by, leave a note, browse the blog for other challenges and view the products.


There was a freebie digital on Stamplorations Blog which I was going to color ... however instead decided to use it as an inspiration for my card.  Here is the digital.







Kept my inks and stamps busy and did a lot of masking to create the floral background. Stamped several of the teacups and teapot from Paper Sweeties, colored, fussy-cut and temporarily placed randomly on the background until satisfied with the layout.  I made slits in my floral sheet, slipped in the teacups and teapot and adhered them with 3D thin foam tape. Still needed something...so sought out a stamp with a small butterfly and dragonfly. Stamped with color inks, fussy-cut and placed these randomly on the background with 3D foam tape.  Sentiment was added and card was complete.  


A couple phot0s of close-ups of the detail of the stamping and adhering to card base.  




Also sent to the following Challenges:


CTMH Products Used Unless Otherwise Specified:
Design Paper 
     Personalized Stamped Background
Cardstock 
     Lemon, Gypsy, and White Daisy 
Inks / Pens
     Lagoon, Sunset, Canary, Honey, Gypsy Inks
     ShinHan alcohol-based pens, same colors as Ink
Stamp Sets 
     Sentiment - D1629 Just to Say (Cricut Collection) 
     W2028 Delicate Wings Petite Perks
     D1602 A Budding Friendship 
     Paper Sweeties Teacup/Teapot Stamp
Other 
     3D Thin Foam Tape 












15 comments:

  1. Cool card, Sue! I love how the teacups are peeking through the flowers. Well done!
    :) Marie

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  2. This is darling, Sue. Thanks for sharing it with us at Paper Sweeties. Have a blessed day, and thanks for sharing all your fabulous cards.

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  3. Adorable Spring card!!! Colors are so bright and pretty!!!

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  4. Super cute and great inspiration with that digi.

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  5. That's some awesome masking, SWEET card!

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  6. Oh my goodness gracious, Sue, this card is AMAZING! I am wowed by all the layers, colors and time you took to make such a beautiful creation! BRAVO! Thanks for sharing with us at Paper Sweeties for our March challenge :)

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  7. This is really beautiful and I love how you added those green polka dot cups and that teapot ... it's gorgeous!

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  8. Oh, my word! Your design is awesome. And, I love the colors. This would have taken me forever to do if at all. I love it.

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  9. This really turned out cool, Suzanne! I could never in a million years done all that masking. I'm in AWE! Love the added butterfly and dragonfly. This is really beautiful. xxD

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  10. Great inspiration piece :) Love your flowers and teapots!

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  11. Love the cups and the teapot peeking out from within the mass of flowers - this is just so pretty! What a massive masking job this must have been!

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  12. Comments from the DT Members at The Outlawz Twisted Thursday "Anything Goes"

    Angela Bonanno, DT on March 31, 2017 at 4:02pm
    Your creation is so beautiful! I love how those flowers pip out of the page!

    FAITH A on March 31, 2017 at 4:09pm
    WOW, I wouldn't know where to start, great stamping Suzanne

    Katrina Brown, DT on March 31, 2017 at 4:34pm
    Wow, that is a lot of masking! Great card and design!

    Andrea Beecroft DT on April 1, 2017 at 6:14am
    Suzanne wow I love your card such a lot of work. So effective, and beautiful too. Hugs Andrea

    Donna Mundinger on April 1, 2017 at 9:29am
    WOW! Amazing stamping, Suzanne! Love how you've tucked the pot and cups in there. So cute.

    NanaConnie on April 1, 2017 at 2:11pm
    What a delightful card, Suzanne!

    Janet McLaughlin,DT on April 1, 2017 at 4:33pm
    Wow, Suzanne, how beautiful! This must have taken a very long time to do, but so worth it!

    Ine Swinkels on April 2, 2017 at 6:36am
    Nice work, I love the colours you used, so spring :)

    Jean Chaney, DT on April 2, 2017 at 9:58am
    This is so creative and fun, Sue! I love the tea pot and the little cups on a bed of pretty flowers. Those butterflies add even more of a springtime look to this delightful card!

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