Monday, January 7, 2013

thankfluke (CFC, SSSS)

Start with a project involving an old jewelry box of DD's, foam stamps and acrylic paint.  Have too much blue paint left when finished with jewelry box.  Grab nearest cardbase, already stamped with a mesh pattern from an old project, stamp a couple flourishes, add some paint around the edges, pick and stamp a thank you sentiment cuz there's a real nice gal you definitely need to send a thank you to.  Oh yeah, then decide you need some yellow dots.  ... and voila!

A fast and oh-so-mailable fluke of a card.  Already in the mail to abovementioned recipient.  Hope she doesn't cringe when she opens it ;)

Playing along with:
CASual Fridays # 84 - Thank You
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Embrace the old (cuz both the cardbase and foam stamp are!)

Have a wonderful day, friends.

Supplies for so thankful:
Paper: cardbase Buttinette
Stamps: BG CHF, Making memories, sentiment Studio G
Ink : Inkadinkado, Adirondack
Tools: foam paint brush
Other:  acrylic paint


Candy C said...

Maria...your card is very pretty. The blue edging around the white cardstock front is so striking. I also really like the stamped flourish images across the front of the card and the little yellow dots. They are a great embellishment. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Unknown said...

It's beautiful! I can't imagine anyone cringing at the sight of this beauty. The colors and shapes remind me of folk Mom had a gorgeous ceramic trivet similar. Love itc silly girl! Sorry I've been so absent :S

Darnell said...

She won't cringe, you nutter! It's beautiful! You have to have a lot of talent to take a little of this and a smudge of that and a few dots and end up with a pretty card fluke. I can't even remember the last time I saw a pretty card fluke, come to think of it. Frameable, that's what this is.

Sharli Schaitberger said...

I think it's awesome - I love the hint of mesh on the background and the dark blue part is beautiful! The surprising little yellow dots make it perfect!
Yes, nice work!

Wida said...

and she's back! great reintroduction to blogging ;)

shirley-bee said...

I love how this looks like it could be a mediterranean tile, especially because the mesh background makes it look crazed. Definitely frameable!

Unknown said...

Beautiful! LOVE it. Thanks for playing along with us @ CAS-ual Fridays:)

Sanketi said...

Lovely !!

Debby said...

Love the blue and yellow together. Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)

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