Thursday, April 30, 2015

Paper Sweeties May Inspiration Challenge #31 ~ Celebrate Mom!! =)

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Hello!!
I'm here to share the New Paper Sweeties May Inspiration Challenge #31 - "Celebrate Mom" !! I just LOVE the Inspiration Photo and there are SO many ways that you can go using this as your jumping off point!! I've made TWO Projects for today!! =) I have Four Sisters and Two SIL's and I always try to remember them on Mothers Day so I've made another Sweet Little Card that can be made for the OTHER Special Women in your Life too!! First I decided to create a Sweet little Coffee Pot Shaker element and then I used some of the Paper Sweeties Flower Dies to die cut some Felt Flowers to use for my embellishments!! I added some Webster's Pages Lace and then I Stamped and Embossed my sentiment in Ranger Gold Embossing Powder!! I've used the Paper Sweeties Tea Time for Two Bundle, the Pretty Posies Sweet Cuts Die Set, the Sending Sweet Thought Sweet Cuts Die Set and the Party Time Bundle Set!! For the inside of my Shaker I added some of the Sweet Gold Sequins, some 4mm Sequins and Crystal Seed Beads from Pretty Pink Posh!!  I painted my Coffee Pot with some Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint in Tattered Rose!! I inked it up using Gathered Twigs Distress Ink after it was dry and I used a Stitched Circle Die from Lil' Inker Designs to create the Shaker Window in my Coffee Pot!! I wanted to add some stamping to my card base so I used the Trio of Dots Stamp from the Party Time Stamp Set and then used some Gold Paint and Distress Stain to color them in and then used a White Gel Pen to add a High Light mark to each one for even more interest!! I LOVE the way it turned out!!
For my Second Card I've used the Tree of Life Add-On: Spring Stamp Set and the Tree of Life Stamp Set!! I masked off the Left Hand side of my Card and stamped my Design!! Then I Sponged on some Tumbled Glass Distress Ink to define the Design!! I colored the Images using my Colored Pencils and then used Gamsol to Blend them!! I added some Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Marker and some Black Gel Pen to define the Birds eyes!!
To see even more AMAZING Inspiration being shared I hope you'll stop by the rest of the Paper Sweeties DT Blogs to see what they have created!! =)
Debbie Marcinkiewicz–Paper Sweeties

THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by and I hope you'll join in on ALL of the FUN!!
Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!
COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA   =)

13 comments:

Cheryl said...

Wow! Your card is beautiful, but what really caught my eye are the spots! I thought they were 3-D embellies! Amazing! Hugs!

Jill Norwood said...

Two gorgeous creations! I love your teapot shaker! I am gonna have to try this!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Love love love these!!! LOVING how you turned that teapot into a shaker!! GENIUS!!!!!!!

Maria said...

Lovely tea pot shaker card with lovely flowers! And, your second card with the birds on the limbs is so sweet!:-)

Debbie said...

Oh my shabby goodness! How cute is this adorable card! We were on the same wave length thinking to use the tea pot to create a shaker card -- LOVE everything about this beautiful creation!!!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

The teapot shaker is beautiful! And the second card is cute, cute,cute! You are so sweet to think of all the women in your life!!!

Mynn Kitchen said...

Two super fabulous card, Larissa! I LOVE the muted colors on the first, and your one layer card is genius! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

artful-notions said...

Love the antiqued feel to your shaker teapot card! Shabby chic loveliness!

Lisa said...

A...may...zing!!! I'm in love with the first and smitten with the second!!

Michelle said...

Beautiful cards, Larissa! LOVE the shaker teapot!!!

D- said...

I loVe both of your wonderful cards. Sweet teapot shaker. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
Dawn
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Larissa, your projects are FABULOUS!!

The Craft Princess said...

I'm not sure where to start....I LOVE YOUR CARD!!! I love that teapot you guys have been using...I have to have it! I love the stitching, the trim, the crystals, the distressing....I could go on and on! And one of these days I'm going to have to try making a shaker card :) Hugs...Janie

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