This week's challenge at City Crafter Challenge Blog was to create a card using shades of green. I was determined to use some scrap from my scrap box to make this card. My scrap box is getting so large I may have to give it a name. :) Anyway, I dug out all the green scraps I could find to see what I could match up together and this is what I came up with. The DP is from the Scenic Route Sonoma collection. The medallion is supposed to be mimicing the DP. I wrapped the Nestabilities scallop die cut with embroidery floss for my version of Spirelli. There are actual punches you can buy to do this technique and various ways you can wrap the scallop, but I just kept it simple. The bling in the corners and around the medallion were clear to begin with. I colored them with alcohol ink so they could be green too. Finally at the bottom I added some pretty ribbon threaded through a little beaded ribbon slide. I learned how to make this on one of my favorite card blogs, StampARTic.
Paper: Bazzill cardstock, white cardstock, Scenic Route Sonoma
Ink: Walnut Stain Distress Ink, Oregano Alcohol Ink
Tools: Nestabilities Classic Scallop Circles Large (S4-124), Martha Stewart punch
Miscellaneous: acrylic rhinestones, beads, embroidery floss, ribbon, Prima flower
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It always make me happy if I managed to use some of the scraps, like yours, it is really getting bigger! I like the way you pretty up those ribbons at the bottom, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!
Very pretty. Fabulous bead work. :)
Great use of the scraps and beautiful card.
I have never seen a card quite like this one - it is really unique ! And, I am sure, the prettiest one of all at the ball, oops I mean at the challenge... Gorgeous gorgeous.
I found one of the servers at my breakfast hangout, scraps - I give her all my leftovers, and notsocrazyabouts. Then, I never think about them again...(ha, the crazy woman way out of hoarding...)
really pretty card, tracy! great great details. that's so funny, your scrap box might get a name ;p'. hee hee. too cute. thanks for sharing and have a fabulous 4th of july weekend. *hugs* steph :)
Stunning card! I Love all the details and the color.
What a clever idea Tracy, with the scallop die! And I just LOVE your ribbon treatment, it's great! But hey, isn't it great to have scraps lying around? They make perfect combinations! Have a wonderful weekend, hugs, Ira
p.s. and now I'm your official follower, too! Although I have been following you for quite a while now, lol!
This is sooooo pretty!! Thanks for joining us at CCCB!
wow! GORGEOUS job! I love it!!
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