Good Morning! I finally finished a card. While I really love this, I'm not sure it means I have my Mojo back. I started this card a few days ago and finally had the gumption to finish it. I think I currently have 4 projects on my desk waiting to be completed. Does anyone else do that? I am so envious of those that can whip up a card in 20 minutes. I don't think I can do ANYTHING in 20 minutes. I'm very slow at everything. It's a family curse. I also wanted to say that I really appreciate the words of encouragement yesterday. I know that everyone goes through a creative slump at times. I am getting ready to go on vacation and I have been trying to get design team work caught up, as well as, projects to show while I am away. I realized that may not happen. My blog may be SILENT for a few weeks. Before it never mattered, but now I KNOW that 64 of you are following my every move..hee hee. The PRESSURE! AHHHH! I don't work well under pressure. I now know that I am my own worst enemy when it comes to that. I decided I will do what I can and then come back with a vengence...refreshed, revived and RAAARING to go. ( The raring part is from Father of the Bride II... Martin Short's character...love that movie)
Ok, enough chatter. This is a card I started for the MOXIE FAB challenge to use PLUM. I only know a handful of people who like purple. I am not one of them. My mom loves purple though. I am missing her. She always reads my blog so she will see her card before she actually gets it. This ones for you MOM!
One of my favorite stamp sets was used on this card. I love the elegance of that "flourish."
I don't know if you can tell from the photo, but I also stamped the little flowers in fresh snow ink and then embossed with iridescent ice. Each is topped with a tiny pearl. They say that "Diamonds are a girl's best friend," but I prefer pearls. This rare beauty encased in a hard shelled creature. There is something very metaphoric about that, don't you think. I know a few people like that. My mom is not one, however. She oozes sweetness.
I also wanted to point out this ribbon rose. Here is a close up...
This is so simple to make. I learned how from my very last demo magazine. I will work on showing you a mini tutorial for next week.
Ok, I'm off to see if I can be a bit more creative. My son has the assignment of "disguising a turkey" for school. So we will be "gettin' crafty " as a family today. Hope you all have a good one. Check back here tomorrow for a Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!
What's In It?
Stamps: Baroque Motif, For You (heidi grace)
Ink: Versamagic Purple Hydrangea, Fresh Snow (PTI)
Paper: Plum Pudding (PTI), White
Other: Plum Pudding satin ribbon, lace, Kaiser pearls, Taylor's Tiny Twinkles, iridescent ice, dimensionals, organdy ribbon, pretties kit, cuttlebug EF, corner rounder