a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Monday, July 8, 2013

Beautiful You

I don't think I've used this set but one other time.  It seems I have lots of those sets that are just collecting dust and I hate that...am trying to use more of them.

My sister-in-law, and good friend, Heather's birthday is today...so if she's reading this, Hope you have a Happy Birthday!

This Artful Delight sketch was just a perfect one to use, very clean lines which I love with just a little embellishments. I stamped the flower background on a piece of patterned paper and then the same with the flower, which I fussy cut and sponged to make it stand out a little more.

Card details:
Stamps: Bold Vintage Floret Background by Heartfelt Creations
Cardstock: Basic Black, My Mind's Eye Lost & Found Portobello Road
Inks: Memento Gray Flannel
Embellishments: Michael's Rhinestone and Pearl gems


Stef H said...

i LOVE this! gorgeous images and stunning with the colors you chose!

i'm trying to do that with my stamps and dies. i rarely use my dies. sheesh!

of course, if you ever feel you don't want any of your "stuff", just ask for my address and i'd be happy to give them a good (great) home!!!!!

hugs :)

*Vicki* said...

I hear ya about using the stuff you already have and I'm certainly going to start doing this so much more now! :) This is so elegant and I love the monotone color with it as well!

LeAnne said...

Gorgeous image and sentiment...never heard of them, but they have lovely things! I have SO many "dusty" stamp sets too!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHHH! I love the softness and masculine feel of this card-- you might not have been going for that... but I LOVE it:) I love that you are using up things in your stash-- esp. stamps! I am right there with you! I have got to get rid of my stamps that I don't use! Garage sale coming up soon:) LOL!

FAB card!

Michelle said...

This is truly lovely! I love that sentiment. And your design and colors are both amazing!

Greetings By Chera said...

Dusty stamps? Who has those?{wink wink}. Love the card!!!!!

Anonymous said...

I LOVE how you wouldn't had known that was a stamp at all but printed paper!!!!
But the fact that it IS stamping...so so much better! Such a lovely, simple but perfect design! Glad the sketch worked for you and for this!
Thanks for sharing with us!


flowerdisco said...

i agree with leah, i love how the stamping turned out on the pp. it is a lovely card indeed. and yes, we all do have a lot of dusty supplies dying to be used, hehe. i now i am guilty of it too.
thanks for joining us at the artful delight challenge. have fun!

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