Thursday, October 10, 2013

DCWV Primrose Stack-BC Awareness Card

Hello crafty friends,
Thank you so much for stopping by. I have a card to share with you today. I made it in honor of breast cancer awareness month, this month.
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Here’s my card. I used some more of that yummy paper from the DCWV Primrose Stack collection. Just love it! I tried to follow along a sketch from the Shabby Tea Room Challenge Blog. See below. I used the BC Ribbon Roses digi from PCW.
I colored the image with my Copics (listed below) and then Inked the edges. I used my distressing tool from CTMH. Something I haven’t done in quite some time. But really enjoyed it. Once I was done. I distressing my edges, I inked them to give them that vintage look.

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Here is a closer look at the image. Believe it or not, it was printed on plain white paper. I just gently inked into the image to make it look more vintage. Once I was done coloring (copic colors listed below) I used some stickles to outline the flowers. I used some more olive satin ribbon for the bow. You can get some of that yummy ribbon from May Arts. They have such a wide selection of pretty ribbons and trims…love it!

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Here is a closer look at the pretty butterflies. I layered the card with a lace doily that I inked as well. I didn’t like the stark white of the doily so I had to distress it to make it blend better with the look of the card. I cut the butterflies out of two different MS punches and then inked the edges. I adhered them in the centers only so that the wings would be free. I bent them up slightly to give them a little “movement”. I finished them off by adding some Bisque liquid Pearls to their centers.
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Here’s a closer look at the vellum quote from the Quick Quotes Inspiration Itty Bitty Box. I just trimmed it and added it to a layer of the primrose paper. The paper is decorative enough that you can’t even see my adhesive behind the quote.

I used the following Products to complete this card.
dcwv primrose stack
DCWV Primrose Stack
bc roses n ribbonds-200
PCW BC Rose n Ribbon Digi Stamp
QQ Inspiration Quotes
CTMH Saddle Ink Pad
chestnut roan
Chestnut Roan Cat’s Eye Chalk Ink
Z1297-edge distresser
CTMH Edge Distresser
crystal stickles
Crystal Stickles
Bisque Liquid Pearls
HA-16 7-8 satin ribbon
May Arts Olive Satin Ribbon
MS Butterfly Punch
MS Monarch Butterfly Punch
Copic Markers:
Pink, Kraft and White Cardstock
Misc. Paper Doily

I am entering this card in the following challenges-link ups:
Shabby Tea Room: Sketch

Word Art Wednesday: Anything Goes
Stampavie and More: Pearls n Swirls
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Anything Goes
Nutcrackers: Hand Colored Image
Lady Anne’s Challenges: Anything Goes
Inky Impressions: Sparkle and Glitter
Inklings & Yarns: Link A Project
Crafting By Design: Anything with Ribbon and Lace
Addicted To Stamps: Anything Goes
7 Kids College Fund: Anything Goes
Top Tip: Flowers
Through The Craft Room Door: Anything Goes
Flourishes: Pearls and Lace

Well, I think that’s about it for today. Thank you once again for stopping by and
sharing your crafty time with me!
Have a wonderfully crafty day!
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scrapclose2theheart said...

I love this & I love that song. You did such a beautiful job. Hugs~Patti

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Bee-utiful embellished BCA card. You can also enter this at One Stitch At A Time Ch#184 Use a Digi.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Gorgeous! Love all your layers! Carri~Abusybee

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The many points of interest are each so beautiful. Butterflies are always a winner. The colors really worked with your theme and the sketch. This is beautiful, and hope to see you again next week with more projects.
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday

Elaine Stark said...

Lovely distressing. A great card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Karen Letchworth said...

This is absolutely STUNNING! I love all the shabby vintage touches, and how you've used all these wonderful elements to create something SO lovely. It's such a blessing and a joy to have you stop by and share with us in our challenge. We appreciate your participation and hope that you will continue to share your beautiful art with us.
God bless your week!
Word Art Wednesday

Marlene Atkinson said...

A beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge. Marlene DT

Please would you turn of word verification.

Sandra H said...

Wow this is so beautiful x

Sassy Scrapper said...

Melin, beautiful card. I just love the layers! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Link Up For Pink. You Rock!

Sassy Scrapper said...

Melin, your card is simply beautiful. I love all the layers. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us at Link Up For Pink!

JoanieMc said...

Gorgeous card!! I love the distressed touch and the butterflies and other embellishments are just perfect. Your image is beautiful and your coloring is fantastic. Thanks for joining LUFP linking party.


ps: Just a note.. Most commenters will not leave one if the Word Verification is on.

Jennifer Scull said...

this is an absolutely gorgeous card! I love all of the butterflies as well as that beautiful image. thank you for sharing something so pretty for cancer support. :)

DIANA L. said...

Your card is stunning I love all the stitching, the colors and youtied the bow beautifully - Thank you for joining the Linky Pinky Party- for Breast Cancer Awareness. Have a blessed day
Linky Pinky Party

Danni said...

What a gorgeous card!! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

Roxann said...

This is a stunning card. This is a cause near and dear to my heart as my sister is a survivor. So glad you shared it at TTCRD!

Margaret Mifsud said...

First of all I'd like to thank you for the lovely comment you left for me on my blog and for becoming a follower. Just had a good look around your blog and I totally love your work, you make amazing cards. Of course I've become a follower too. Looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous art. ox Marg

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Very, very pretty creation! Love the butterflies & ribbon! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

Chelsea said...

Love your card for such an important cause ... AMuse Studios is giving away a FREE stamp set called Fight Like a Girl in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness ... interested? Go to for more info.

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

Beautiful! Love all the textures!
Staci McD

Sue from Oregon said...

Love the way you antiqued this-quite a WONDERFUL creation! This style is so hard for me, but I love seeing someone else show me the way it should be done!!! ♥ Sue Kment

Annette said...

Gorgeous card. Love the mink coloured bow and pretty butterflies.
Thanks for joining in with us for our ‘Flowers’ challenge at Top Tip Tuesday
Netty's Cards
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Top Tip Tuesday,
ABC Christmas Challenge,
As You Like It Challenge,
Pink Gem Designs,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stamp Fairy.

Esther said...

Beautiful card!!! Love your distressing and all your pretty butterflies!!!
Thank you for joining our linking party!!!

The Little Stamper said...

Great card and I love how you have used the ribbon on your design. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine and I hope to see you there again soon.


Kelly Neis said...

This is a very beautiful card, perfect for Breast Cancer Awareness!! Thank you for joining us at Hugs Kelly