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#tooeasytuesday

Sometimes life get's a little crazy and you fall behind in doing the things you love.  Despite making it my intention to blog regularly this year, I've struggled to keep it up with work and travel starting to take over.  Never the less I am determined to give it my best shot.
I made this card months and months ago... maybe even last year but I forgot to blog about it.  The doily cutout is actually a thinlit.  It's retired now but there is another one that is similar the Darling Doily.  

I'm not completely convinced that this card really came out like I intended.  I made the background card stock by stamping dots with a sponge dauber. 

While I like the individual elements I think I made this card when my style was transitioning from vintage cards to more retro, mod styles.  The polka dots and doily are a little bit too much of a clash for my liking.  I think clashing is ok - but you almost have to go the extra mile to make it work - and really put to polar opposite thi…

#tooeasytuesday

This is a card I made a while ago for a very dear friend of mine.  I think I've mentioned this before - but I love love love this sentiment.  It's so nice to compare someone to a fabulous work of art.  It speaks of them being unique and precious - which is what my friends are to me :-)

The feather stamps I used are retired now, but you can buy something similar (see below).  I created this card using a similar technique as the one used here.  Stamping images in a big circle around the sentiment to create a mock wreath effect.  I love love love the colours and how this came out.  Probably one of my favourite cards I've made in ages, so only fitting I gave it to one of my favourite people :-)
Happy crafting! Four Feathers Clear-Mount Stamp Set $18.95 Work Of Art Clear-Mount Stamp Set $37.95 Hello Honey Classic Stampin' Pad $9.95 Lost Lagoon Classic Stampin' Pad $9.95 Tangelo Twist Classic Stampin' Pad $9.95 Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad $9.95 Pearl Basic Jewels Embe…