Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Paper Lantern... dust off the rust!


Wha???  I know what you're thinkin'...  that I'm actually posting something crafty!  lol
Believe me, I feel the same way.  It's amazing how rusty I felt yesterday when I made this card.  No school busses were running yesterday with a winter storm warning over the area, so I stayed home with Cole.  I was able to do a little cleaning and laundry, look online for 3-4 hours for good pricing on faucets and sinks, ect, plus even get a couple of cards made.  Oh, and I even got supper cooked!  What an awesome day!  I'll share my other card I made either tomorrow or the next day.  Gotta spread it out a little, since I don't know when I'll get the chance to play again.  ;)

I love this new Paper Lantern stamp set!  It's full of really cute images.  "Celebrate" is from a must have new set of sentiments called Card Chatter - Birthday

My card is a little busy for me.  I think if I were to re-make it, I'd change out the star patterned B&T for the simple Sky blue B&T from the Fanfare Level 2 paper pack.  That would tame it down a bit. 

Happy creating!  :)


Supplies used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper:  Fanfare B&T; White Daisy, Black, Pacifica CS
Stamps:  Paper Lantern, Card Chatter - Birthday
Inks:  Pacifica, Cranberry, Sky, Black
Embellishments:  Cranberry button, Black waxy flax
Punches:  Lg. Star (SU), Upper Crest border (Fiskars)
Other items:  Micro-tip scissors, 3D foam tape

5 comments:

Sheila Bennett said...

Cute card. I like the 'busyness' of it.

Kelly Schelske said...

Love this one Vicki! I need to break out some of my new supplies!

mamichelle said...

Oooh, I love it! It has a masculine feel to it.

LeAnne said...

Love this one. I thought I didn't need that stamp set. Thanks for showing me otherwise.

Sharli said...

Wowie, Vicki - I love this card!!!
Such excitement in the paper and the colors - the lanterns are a must get stamp set for me!
Hugs!!

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