Friday, August 26, 2011


Hi there! I couldn't resist inking up some of my Paper Smooches stamps again to participate in the most recent SPARKS Challenge!!! Have you SEEN the prizes that are up for grabs?!?! Oh my word!! Who wouldn't LOVE to get their hands on all of that Paper Smooches goodness!!! I know I sure would!!

Here's the inspiration photo:

And here's my creation:

I did a lot of stamping and paper piecing on this card and I think it turned out kinda funky and fun! I tried to pull in many of the elements from the inspiration photo---the color palette, flowers, rustic touch of wood, ribbon, pearls, rhinestones. Here's a closer peek:

I hope you like my creation and feel inspired to get inky!! There's still plenty of time to play along in the PS SPARKS Challenge! Click HERE to learn more!

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by my blog! If you haven't done so already, be sure to check out my BLOG CANDY GIVEAWAY!!! Click HERE for the details!!

Have an AMAZING weekend!

Stamps: flowers and stitching from Friendly Flowers (Paper Smooches), Background Basics: Woodgrain (Papertrey Ink), Big Swirls (Autumn Leaves) 
Ink: Dune Color Box (Clearsnap), Aqua Color Box (Clearsnap), Timber Brown StazOn (Tsukineko), Onyx Black Versafine (Tsukineko)
Copic Sketch Marker
Cardstock: Vintage Cream and Kraft (Papertrey Ink), Brown (Archivers)
Patterned Paper: Indie Bloom (Basic Grey)
Ribbon: (DeNami Design)
Pearls: (Mark Richards)
Gemstones: (Hero Arts)
Quickie Glue Pen: (Sakura)
Permanent Adhesive: (Recollections)
Adhesive Tape Runner: (Therm-o-web)
Pop Dots: (All Night Media)


Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Fabulous take on the Paper Smooches photo, love this.

Jen Carter said...

This is so cute!! I love the colors you used and the pearls for the flower centers. The background with the woodgrain and the flourishes is adorable!

Karen B. said...

This is so pretty, the woodgrain is a fabulous touch.

Theresa said...

How totally fun is this? The paper piecing on the flowers is great. Love it!!

Annette Allen said...

love how you used the colors for this challenge...great card.

Laurie said...

Those flowers are so cute!! What a fun card!

Glenda J said...

So cute! Love your flowers.

Andrea M said...

Lisa, you are AMAZING with these Paper Smooches stamps! Seriously!!!! WOW! Now I have to get me some :)