a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Background Tweets Group Challenge


Today Clear & Simple Stamps has challenged the design team to create a card using our own background paper.  This came pretty easy to me as I do enjoy making my own patterned paper when I'm able to.

I chose to use the new set Tweet Notes set and started by stamping the background with the itty bitty solid flower in black ink in a random pattern.  

After I stamped that, I then added the outlined flower in Simply Blue-tiful.  
I then assembled my card and added on my focal image adding some Viva Pearl Pen to the flower centers to make it POP against the black ink and blue background.


Card details:
Stamps: Tweet Notes from Clear & Simple Stamps
Cardstock: On the Catwalk Cream, Perfect Little Black Dress, Simply Blue-tiful
Inks: Simply Blue-tiful, Perfect Little Black Dress
Embellishments: Viva Pearl Pen-cream, Simply Blue-tiful ribbon, black rhinestones, large scallop spellbinders nestabilitie die, large scallop border punch

8 comments:

Kim Duran said...

Kim, I love what you did with the small flowers from this stamp set. Those little blossoms are so sweet and made such a beautiful background paper!

Susie said...

Very beautiful card. Love the design.

Lisa Somerville said...

Fab design, love the colors! The pop of pearl pen is just perfect for the flower centers!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Love this, those scallops are devine, I need to check that out.

Kristen said...

Way cute Kim. Love the ribbon, it really stands out!

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful background. Love the two tone flowers and they are the perfect backdrop to the adorable birdcage!

Lori said...

Great way to use the set's smallest images! Love the dimension from the pearl pen at the flowers' centers!

*Vicki* said...

OH my gosh!! This is just the CUTEST ever!! i love the layout hun!! :)

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