Today's card is another soft and sweet summer card...guess I'm in the summer mood because it's still very HOT here...LOL
I used a water brush and Distress Ink refill ink to dye parts of the scalloped lace after tea-dying it. When you use Spun Sugar ink on white or cream lace, it turns it light pink - but when you tea-dye the lace first, the pink turns to a salmon-pink color - perfect for the salmon-pink cardstock I'm so fond of...
I ran a gathering stitch through some pleated cream sheer and satin ribbon for the base of the "flower" in the corner - it gives the flower a nice, full base that still presses nearly flat in an envelope for mailing...
Patterned papers: MyMindsEye Miss Caroline/Fiddlestick collection (floral & stripe); Authentique
Fresh collection (blue)
Dies: Sizzix Flowers Branches and Leaves; My Favorite Things Royal Leaves
Edge punch: EK Success/Martha Stewart Doily Lace Sentiment stamp: Hero Arts Pearls: Recollections
Scalloped lace: The Funkie Junkie on Zibbet Paper flowers: Prima Sheer & satin ribbon: Frogfeathers on Etsy
Hug Snug seam binding Handcrafted pearl wire loops
Thanks for stopping by today...I hope your Monday is a wonderful one!