Friday, June 3, 2011

Etsy Inspired Card Set

Hello and happy Friday to all of you who are looking forward to this weekend off :) Today is the beginning of my work week but it's okay because I'm only working 3 days and then I'm taking a little time off (yay!!)

Today I'm playing along with Wee Memories challenge. This week it's Pinterest/Etsy inspired projects.



I started off by browsing around on Pinterest and Etsy, I could just browse for hours :) I found this gorgeous pillow which reminded me of a stamp I had :)


and here is the whole group


and a close up (For those of you who want to see the colors individually I'll post them at the bottom.)



I started with the Flower Bird Garden stamp (Hero Arts) and stamped it in 5 different colors on white card stock. I used all Hero Hues ink: Cerulean, Grass, Punch, Iris, and Poppy. I cut them out, distressed them, and added some walnut stain to the edges.

For the card base I used plain white card stock that I inked up with antique linen. I then stamped the Envelope Pattern (Hero Arts) over top, with antique linen. I also inked the edges of the card base with walnut stain.

I adhered the stamped panel with foam adhesive and stamped my sentiment in walnut stain. Each card has a different sentiment. I used Sending Smiles Message by Hero Arts for the set. I love how each large sentiment has a matching inside sentiment. It makes card sets a breeze :)

To complete the card I added two buttons threaded with twine and a twine bow.

Here are the rest of the colors



Thanks for coming over to see :) I hope you have a gorgeous weekend!

12 comments:

  1. Deb, these are gorgeous!! Love your inspiration and love the cards you made. Thank you so much for joining us at Wee Memories. :)

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  2. Love these cards, the colors and beautiful and the design is fab!

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  3. Beautiful set, Kelly! Love the colors!

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  4. Just popped over from flickr to see all your beautiful colours. Card sets are so fun. Love yours!

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  5. This is inspiring!!! I am going to try this!! Thanks for sharing!! :)

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  6. What an awesome set! Great inspiration pic, too!

    Thanks for playing along with us girls at Wee Memories! :D

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  7. what a gorgeous set. Great inspiration

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  8. Love these! Really great set!

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  9. I did my own take on your "Inspired by" cards. I was so happy with them. Thank you for the inspiration. Yours turned our beautifully.

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  10. Beautiful card set--I love them. Saw them on Pinterest and had to come checkout your blog! Great.

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