Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Make A Wish

Back again on the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog

I've been thinking a lot about card making and I have finally figured out, I love to make Birthday Cards.  You can use any images, any dies....just sit down and start creating!  Here's what I came up for today!  






I cut a piece of white card stock and using a Dove Gray ink I stamped my background foliage, Nature's Greetings by Gina K Designs.  To soften the look a bit more, I added a piece of Vellum on top.  Perfect!  My sentiment is stamped in Raven Black ink, also by Gina K Designs, Fairy Tales.  I also added a bit of Heidi Swapp Color Shine in Dandelion on my sentiment strip.  Yellow Candy Dots in each corner of my Vellum layer. 





 Next I cut out these BEAUTIFUL Elizabeth Craft Designs Dies Dandelion Fluff from Yellow card stock.  I sponged on a bit of More Mustard ink to the ends, this gives them a bit of depth and dimension.    Now here's a little trick, when using Vellum and you don't want your glue or glue dots to show, just cover them up.  I used the Tutti Designs Dies Nesting Stitched Banners to do just that.  Then I simply topped them with big Enamel Brads.  Honeycomb and Black and White Striped Designer Papers.


I think these Dandelion Fluff are really FUN!  Remember as a kid, you would find them, blow and make a wish?  Oh to simpler times!  :)


Here's what I used:


Elizabeth Craft Designs - Dies - Dandelion Fluff




Tutti Designs - Dies - Nesting Stitched Banners


This card will also be entered in these Challenges:
Penny Black, Anything Goes!
Scrapy Land, Anything Goes!
Stamping Sensations, Close To Nature.






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Enjoy~~

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17 comments:

  1. Yes, I totally remember making wishes on dandylion tails. What a delightful card and post! Dandylions are totally underrated, as they are also edible and the first bouquet a mother generally receives from the hands of her little children. Love this Donna! I like how you used those tiny banners too. My genius friend... ;0)

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  2. So pretty, Donna! I love the design! The gray stamped background, covered with the vellum, is really wonderful! The dandelion fluff die is lovely too. I made so many wishes! lol

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  3. I've made many a wish on dandelion fluff. lol This is such a fun die and card. Love all of the layers and added goodies. Beautifully done!

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  4. This birthday card design could be used for anyone. Male or female. It is so soft and pretty, but I love the punch of yellow on the gray. The banners look like the ends of a ribbon that is tucked inside. Love this.

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  5. I love that birthday card you made. Seeing the dandelions brings back memories of me as a girl making wishes when blowing the fluff off.

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  6. Beautiful, I just love the soft stamping behind your dies and the vellum is just perfect, cute idea to cover up where you put your adhesive! I love the touch of color you brought to the fluff, great card design!

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  7. love that pop of color with the black and white, and the soft feel of the vellum.

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  8. What a fantastic card! I love the vellum layer - it adds just the perfect touch to your lovely card!
    Thanks for linking up to Cropstop and congrats on your win!

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  9. This card is beautiful. Love the soft color of the stamped background with the added softness of the vellum. I have fond memories of wishing on dandelion fluff :)

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  10. Love, love, LOVE your colors here. Also love the stripe and vellum, and how you sponged the dandelions. This card is so well thought out, great design! So stinkin' PURDY!!!!

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  11. A lovely creation - thanks for sharing this with us at Penny Black and More Challenges xxx

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  12. I love the soft panel against the striking striped background, perfect for the dandelion! A stunning card xx

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  13. Beautifully created and what a perfect sentiment....I can send you lots of 'fluff' to wish on..want them?...LOL!!

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  14. Wow..so pretty! I love the vellum..such a soft look!

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  15. Lovely muted background on your pretty card

    Thanks for joining us at stamping Sensations this month
    Joan

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  16. Another wonderful creation Donna!
    Thank you for joining Scrapy Land challenge with this gorgeous card!
    Hugs
    Samra DT
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  17. Wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More!
    x Daniela (DT)

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