Saturday, January 7, 2012

LCS - Day Five - Happy Birthday!

EDITED:   HOLY COW!! I interrupt this blog post to say that I've been asked to be on the Eat Cake Graphics Design Team!!  Wow! What an honor!!!!!  I just placed an hopefully I'll be showing Holly's awesome stamps soon!!!  Thanks so much to Meg@Corgi Creations for her encouragement to apply!!!    Back to my regularly scheduled post:

You can never have too many birthday cards on, I figured  I'd make one up for Lucy's Day 5 card sketch:
Does the sketch look familiar?  It's the opposite of the Day 2 sketch!  I found one piece of Memory Box patterned paper that I thought was so pretty, so I started with that inspiration. Then I grabbed some PTI polka dot paper for my base layer.  I hand stitched some embroidery floss, instead of sewing and then stamped out two Studio G butterflies and popped them up.  The card is finished with PTI sentiment and one pink pearl!

Here's the sketch!

Hope you have a great day!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks for your visit!


Olga said...

this is awesome, so was yesterdays, sorry I didn't get around to comment, but I did look LOL

Monica said...

Such an unusual card this... wow! Hand stitching - superb. Love the pink printed paper and what an interesting colour combo.

jimlynn said...

WooHoo!!!!! Way to go, Maria. I'm SO very excited for you and they're very lucky to have you!!! Doing a happy dance around here and can't wait to see all you create!

This is so pretty. Love how you used the pink with the green. And that hand stitching is fab! I actually made one last night using this sketch and distressed around it in a similar fashion, but am just not happy with it yet....still a work in progress!

Again, so happy for you about the DT!


Meg said...

CONGRATS!!!! I'm so excited to see what you do with those fabulous images!!!

Oooh, that Memory Box paper is so gorgeous, it's amazing what just a small amount adds to this card.

Kathy and Lucky said...

Wow, I am doing a happy dance for you, can you see....? OK maybe you can't see, but I am :) Congrats!!!! Loving today's card, what a great way to do the stitching and loving those butterflies.

Anne Marie Hile said...

Who hoo!!!! Way to go, girl! That s very exciting news! I am so happy for you and they are so lucky to have your awesome talents on their team. Congratulations!! Love your card today, too. That pink stitched accent is such a great detail. :)

Audrey Pettit said...

Oh, yay! Congratulations on your new design team gig, Maria! Cannot wait to see all your wonderful creations. And what a happy card this is. Love the paper distressing and the touches of hand-stitching. Beautiful papers and butterflies, too.

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