Friday, January 16, 2015

LOTV - Love Across the Miles...

TGIF....happy Friday! I have a bright and sassy card using some of the pretty new papers from Lili of the Valley to share with you today - so pull out your sunglasses, and get ready to chase those winter-weather blues away for just a little while! :)



The new One Birdie Lane paper pad has some wonderful brightly-colored papers, and I couldn't resist pairing some orange, pink, and yellow patterns together for a sunshine-y card.

I laid the sentiment from Set 25, Handwritten Phrases onto the acrylic block in a wavy pattern before stamping onto cardstock, then freehand cut along the wave to make a sentiment banner that was adhered to the card with the use of a couple layers of foam tape...




The lacy square diecut accenting the floral paper was colored with Distress Inks to complement the colors in the papers, and attached with more foam tape...




Small mulberry roses in pink and yellow lead down to the largest flower in the lower corner...



Supplies:
LOTV Patterned Papers:   One Birdie Lane
LOTV Sentiment Stamps:  Set 25, Handwritten Phrases
Dies:   Spellbinders Lace Doily Motifs,  Classic Squares Small,  Grans Peony Creations;
Sizzix Flowers, Branches, and Leaves
Small roses:   Wild Orchid Crafts            Pearls:   Recollections           Crystal flower stems:   local craft store
Miscellaneous:   cheesecloth,  Distress Inks (Marmalade and Worm Lipstick)



Thanks so much for visiting today...have a wonderful weekend!


8 comments:

  1. Just gorgeous Kathy! I love these colours together and your big flower is stunning! Beautiful frame and so many luscious layers of shabby! Love it!! big hugs :)

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  2. Oh so pretty, love these spring feel colors together, and always love the little roses too!

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  3. This is absolutely beautiful. Lovely colors and papers.

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  4. hahhahaha Kathy! You are tooooo funny "pull out your sunglasses". Well your card brightened my spirits in a heartbeat! ;) It made me think of summer lemonade stands .. and not just regular lemonade .. but also strawberry too! Your work is absolutely GORGEOUS my dear friend .. and I love love LOVE everything you do!

    ooooh! ps .. no I did not stiffen my bracelet (ummmm .. I don't know how to do that .. hahahhahah!)

    Wishing you a gorgeous weekend dear!
    Love,
    Elise

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  5. Gorgeous card and lovely colours x

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  6. Such friendly colours! Very pretty!

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  7. Beautiful! Your cards are a tactile treasure!!

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