Wednesday, February 19, 2014

New Feature on the DeNami Design Blog

Hello there! Today I'm sharing a card I made for a brand new feature on the DeNami Design Blog. The feature is called "Inspired By," and it's super fun!

We love seeing all of the fabulous cards/projects our customers create with DeNami Design stamps! So, each month we will be choosing one card (created by a customer) to highlight in the "Inspired By" feature. The Design Team will then take that card, use it as inspiration to create cards of their own, and share them on the blog.

Click HERE for more details and to link up your DeNami Design creations!

Alrighty...let's get started! For February, we were inspired by this beautiful card by Stacy:

I LOVE Stacy's color combo and those sweet pansy sprigs. Here's my creation:

I started by stamping the Three Line Border in Grape ink to cover my card base. (Note: The longest lines were stamped twice in order to reach completely across the A2 card. I just made sure the intersections of the lines were hidden under my focal point.) I die-cut my layered panels, cutting two of the smallest stitched rectangles (one from vellum and one from white cardstock). I stamped the Pansy Bouquet in black ink onto the vellum and then heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. I then used markers to add some color onto the white cardstock rectangle, so the color would show through when I placed the vellum on top. Here's a closer look:

I stamped the sentiment and used a mini clothespin to clip it together with a scrap of patterned paper and some natural twine. To finish, the focal point was adhered to the card front with foam tape.

I hope you like my card for today!

What do you think of the new feature??? We'd love to see YOUR creations, so be sure to check out the link at the beginning of my post. You'll also want to head on over to the DeNami Design Blog to see how my fellow DT girls were inspired by Stacy's card.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: CL-J151 Pansy Bouquet, N218 Three Line Border, CL-F242 Hope Blooms (DeNami Design)
Ink: Onyx Black Versafine (Tsukineko), Grape (Amuse Studio)
Embossing Powder: Clear (American Crafts)
Copic Sketch Markers
Cardstock: PC21 White, PC47 Celery, PC45 Amethyst (DeNami Design)
Vellum: PC07 White (DeNami Design)
Patterned Paper: Bitty Dot Basics (Papertrey Ink)
Dies: Stitched Rectangles (Lil Inker), Nesting Card Templates (Lifestyle Crafts)
Button Twine: Cream (Papertrey Ink)
Clothespin: (Canvas Corp)
Adhesive: Vellum Adhesive Tape Runner and Permanent Adhesive Tape Runner (Tombow), Foam Tape





Lisa Elton said...

Pretty design Lisa! I like that your focal flowers are soft then surrounded by the bright stripes!

Annette Allen said...

wow those flowers are gorgeous.. such a pretty card..

Stacy said...

I enjoyed reading about how you layered the pansies on vellum over white cardstock that was already colored. That is such a cool technique! The stripes are awesome. This card is amazing!

Greta said...

Love your CASE of Stacey's card, Lisa!

MaryH said...

These are such pretty flowers and I like the striped pattern on the background, then the asymmetrical matting of your focal image. Really cheery & pretty & think your inspiration idea is wonderful. TFS & Hugs

yyam said...

Such a pretty card! LOVE the colours! :)

Emily Keaton said...

Your Inspired By Stacy creation is just gorgeous, Lisa! What a cheery design :)

Deb said...

Lisa, I love your background and your layering for your sentiment! Gorgeous!