Sunday, October 03, 2010

What Can I Say?

Well, that's it. I'm officially falling apart. Okay, that was a little dramatic, but I'm feeling a bit scattered these days. My daughter is sick (again), I'm up to my neck in design deadlines and I missed World Card Making Day. Didn't even get a single thing stamped for it. Nothing. Instead, I spent most of the day painting in my house and doing some decorating. I finally got a project done that I've been thinking about for over a year! So it was a productive day, just not in the way of card making. But I'm making up for it soon (you'll know what I mean when you visit my blog tomorrow, and over the next few days). Until then, I have a Purple Onion Designs card to share:

This card utilizes a few shapes I made using my Silhouette digital cutter. The spider web and frame, specifically. I love the font on this sentiment, and although the Basic Grey paper is great, I couldn't resist adding some damask stamping on the background. Another one of my favorites. To finish it off, I added some silk ribbon that I "dyed" with a Copic marker and a button and some twine:

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Have a great weekend and see you tomorrow...lots of stamping happened today, lots!

Stamps: Damask, Trick or Treat (POD)
Paper: Kraft, True Black, Stamper's Select White (PTI), shimmer white, BasicGrey
Ink: True Black, Vintage Chai & Chamomile (PTI), Antique Linen distress (Ranger)
Other: button, twine, silk ribbon


Amy said...

What a great Halloweenie card! Love that you dyed your own ribbon...I will have to try that with my Copics!

I know how you feel.....I totally missed WCMD too. sad.

Jean Martin said...

Love it!!! :) Stamping on patterned paper is such a great idea! If you didn't mention it I would have thought they belonged there!

Jenn Copeland said...

Life gets awfully hectic, doesn't it, my friend?! Love the card! :)

Chris said...

I say it's okay to let the stamping go sometimes...otherwise it becomes too much pressure and other things need to be done, don't they? I love it when you post, but don't beat yourself up! :)

lynn said...

i agree with chris, jennifer--life has to come first:) sweet card! i just got a silhouette and i think i love it:)

Anthonette said...

Gorgeous design! I must download that spider web design from the Silhouette store. Thanks for the inspiration.

Susan said...

Not your typical Halloween card...I think that is why I like it so much ;o) Here's to hoping your and my life gets a little less hectic :oD

IamDerby said...

Cute card! I missed World Card Making Day too. My sister in law was getting married.


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