Sunday, August 2, 2015

Make a Wish Card - NEW Pinterest Inspired Challenge!

Well.....Dontcha Know

I am also a challenge junkie my friends...
ANY excuse to use all of my FABULOUS finds.
Right now I am using my never been  used before
MFT Sentiment Set Brushstroke Birthday.

Love how OVER THE TOP HUGE the sentiments are!

I saw MF Amy Tsuruta is the Guest for the
VERY first Challenge!!!   
She is cheeky, (I adore her)
I NEVER know where she will pop up next!

This was VERY fun to make!

Using a round blender tool I blended 2 sheets of Bristol Paper (5x5), one with the Tumbled Glass, and the other Mustard Seed.  
I die cut an assortment of Savvy Dies from the Savvy Stamps Dies Flower Blossom Sets 1,2,3 and the Butterfly Set.
On a small portion I inked with a black copic marker for some mini rounded flowers to mimic the round black dots in the inspiration piece.  After arranging them on one side of a piece of folded Neeah cardstock, I carefully affixed them with Tombo liquid glue.
I cut the Alpaca grey and a piece of Neenah paper to 4.25 x5.5, and determining where I wanted the curved stitched edging, die cut and put them in place with creative double sided tape.

For extra layering, I really insist that you use this (Sookwang) doublesided tape it REALLY holds extra layers..A tombo runner will NOT hold for long...Ask me how I know this?!!!
(This is something Julie Ebersole says in classes all the time.. I love it!...I was reminded by it because I bought these Savvy Flower Set dies after taking one of her FABULOUS classes at IMPRESS.)

I have made this design once before and LOVED the look of the cut dies against the stitched edging.

I hope you are staying cool today!


Now it is your turn to get crafty!!!............

Thanks for coming by my blog!

Create, Enjoy
Live, Laugh

~amy~ said...

You ROCKED it my Friend.
cheeky --> that made me chuckle

Lee Ann Barrett said...

I absolutely love what you do with these dies! Simply gorgeous!

I Card Everyone said...

Fabulous, Kimberly... I have much the same thing going on on my desk right now!!! Great minds?
=] M

cm said...

Wow, Kimberly, this is one detailed card that has me in jaw-dropped awe! Gorgeous take on the inspiration! Love the curve! The tips about the tape: thank you! Another addition to my wish list!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Dang girl - I'm seeing a winner with this card! Talk about having the perfect images! I am loving the colors together too -- well done!

Wendie said...

Such a gorgeous card and fabulous take on the inspiration Pin! And to complete the circle, I will be pinning this card :)

Michelle said...

Oh my.... this is be a-u-ti-ful!! Love every little detail!

Chriss Blagrave said...

Over the top GORGEOUS, Kimberly! Love where you took this inspiration piece! Love!

Anni said...

What a pretty arrangement of die cuts - LOVE!
You created such a beauty!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Pinterest Inspired Challenge!

Anja said...

Love your beautiful card, Kimberly! Great take on the Challenge!

PiecesbyEmily said...

Such a beautiful take on the challenge, Kimberly. LOVE these dies and how you use them. Thanks for joining us at PIC (Pinterest Inspired Challenge)

Susie W. said...

Kimberley...this is stunning. Love the stitched edges and those diecuts used as a background. Gorgeous!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Such a gorgeous card!

Michelle said...

This is drop-dead gorgeous!
And did you say Pinterest??
Sounds like so much fun!
Thanks for keeping me in the loop! I'm checking this out!

SD pooja said... have used the pinspiration so perfectly !

Monika Reeck said...

Stunning Kimberly
love all
the color
the way you made your DP
the way you cut place for sentiment
cool card and adorable
Kimberly I try to commenting you maybe my comment not show on your mail but chek at comment moderator section
sometimes comment from other ladies at my Blog come there too
I miss your visit again
see you soon
hugs, Monika

Pam said...

This is gorgeous! I love the curved edge in your design. Just gorgeos.

Kristie Goulet said...


Happy Dance said...

I knew Emily was starting this up, and I couldn't wait to hop on when it opened. Isn't that just a fantastic inspiration photo???!!! A bit later I hit the gallery to see who was playing along so far. Spotted this card in the gallery, and my jaw hit the desk. BRILLIANT card, Kimberly. STUNNING. INGENIOUS. I absolutely love this card. I think you've got a winner here... Perfect take on the photo. Killer gorgeous. Bev

Leslie Germain said...

Another absolutely gorgeous card!! Love the colors!!

Catherine Pooler said...

oh my WORD! I love this!

Anonymous said...

This is fab! A timely reminder that you can create the colour cardstock you need by blending!! Duh!! I forget this! I have added every die you used here to my wish list. This is such a great take on this pinspiration! You have really brought it alive!!

jan metcalf said...

Great card! Love the double stitched edge too!

Kim Heggins said...

Stunning card....just stunning. I really love the way these colors look together and you totally nailed it!

Nora Noll said...

Oh my!! There are just so many details to this card!! I LOVE all the paper colors you created just by using distress inks. I also love the fun die cutting. Stunning design!

Shona Chambers said...

Isn't that inspiration photo the most gorgeous pattern??!! I couldn't help joining in on this one myself (and might have to make another one too....). I LOVE your design. The die cuts are stunning and look amazing against the white CS. I think this challenge is going to rather popular!!!

Dana said...

Gorgeous card!! The dies are perfect match for the photo inspiration!! I love how you have the curve and the flowers off to one side!! Thanks so much for playing along at our first Pinterest Inspired Challenge!!

Leigh Penner said...

This is beautiful, Kimberly! I love it!

Mandy LaCroix said...

This card is stunning! Fabulous job! :)

Julie Ebersole said...

Good golly, Miss Molly do I ever love this!!!

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