Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Tea for Two...


Happy Tuesday y'all! Hope everyone had a terrific weekend! I am so happy to be back this week to share another fabulous Your Memories Here DT project with you. I just love designing for the YMH Store...mostly because Kristina, the owner, is so amazing to work & incredibly talented to boot. I feel so blessed to be starting my 3rd DT term with her as I have loved designing with her awesome products so much. And speaking of designing, this week I have a sweet little shabby card to show off. I used lots of Prima Marketing paper & bling from the YMH Store on this one, as well as little bit of upcycled packaging too! That little die cut patterned border at the bottom, well it used to be the edge of some Prima Rub Ons packaging. I just trimmed it, inked it & glued it down. I love recycling & Prima does an amazing job with their packaging so its easy to re-use! And as you can see, I'm kinda in love with rosettes again right now since this is the 2nd post in a week that's included them. They are just so easy & fun to make...such a great DIY embellie for any project!


Supplies
Cardstock - The Paper Studio
Stamp & Sentiment - Mark's Finest Papers
Ink - Staz On
Pearl Strand - Offray
Adhesives - Glue Glider Pro, Pop Dots, Aileen's Fast Grab Tacky Glue


And don't you just adore that sweet little teacup stamp? It is part of a set from Mark's Finest Papers that I won a little while ago & am just now breaking out. I love all the sweet images in this set & can't wait to create some more projects with them. I hope you'll hop on over to the YMH Store & see all the fabulous Prima Marketing products, including some of the latest CHA releases! The prices are great & shipping is wonderful too. And, if you're needing some inspiration why not visit the YMH DT blog? There are some very talented designers there showcasing some neat techniques, products, & projects! I'll be back in a few days to share another Paper Issues CT post with you so until then, Happy Craftin'!

I'm also entering my card into the following fabulous challenges! 
Speedy the Cat/Mark's Finest Papers - Anything BUT Ribbon
Cardmakin' Mamas - Food or Drink
Creative Inspirations Paint - Inspired by a Sketch
Amber's Crafts & Stuff - Patterned Paper
Moxie Fab World - Tuesday Trigger (inspired by shabby & feminine aspects!)
PaperPlay - In the Garden (floral teacup, paper & rosette!)
Kaboodle Doodles - In the Garden (floral teacup, paper & rosette!)
All That Scraps - Inspiration Photo (inspired by shabby, country feel!)
OLLCB - Circles (rosette!)
Your Next Stamp - 3-2-1 Recipe
The Shabby Tea Room - Mix & Match

18 comments:

Sandi Smith said...

Hi Crystal...love the card. Look forward to working with you on the YMH DT!

~ Kendra ~ said...

Beautiful card, love the colors you used! Great take on our sketh!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Paint!

Kendra

Nanne said...

super cute card, love those prima papers..
its gonna be a blast being on the DT at YMH..
hugs
Nanné :)

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

Very nice tea cup card! I love the soft colors used, the swirls, the pearls & the pleated circle. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Kath
Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Winnie and Patty said...

What a pretty card!!! I love the pearls instead of ribbon!!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

Teresa Kline said...

this is adorable, I luv the rosette flower and the pretty patterns...hope your week is grand!

enjoy *~*

Maria Matter said...

this is so very pretty Crystal! love these colors & the way you used the rosette!
hugs & blessings

Sarah said...

Crystal, your card is gorgeous! Love how you used the sketch! Thanks for joining us at CI Paint. Hope you will join us again. Hugs, Sarah

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful card! Love that tea cup and choice of papers! Thank you very much for joining us this week at The Shabby Tea Room!

Hugs...
Melissa

Janeen said...

Crystal,
I'm so glad you chose the tea cup for this, isn't that a fun set. It is fun to see your creative use of repurposed items. (i like doing that too) Thanks for entering your beautiful creation in the challenge for ANYTHING BUT RIBBON with Speedy the Cat. Good luck in the drawing.

Sprytebyrd said...

Such a pretty card! Love the color combo and the rosette is just awesome!
Thanks so much for playing along with the Card Makin Mamas this week! Have Fun and I hope to see you again soon!
Hugs, Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

craftykitten said...

Lovely card, great folding. Thanks for sharing with us at OLL this time. Good luck.
Hugs
Dawn xx

BarbaraW said...

Lovely card. Love the colors and the tea cup on the rosette. Thanks for sharing your art in the Creative Inspirations Paints challenge.

Tracey ~ GardenOfGrace said...

Gorgeous card! I wanted to stop by and say congratulations on being the Spotlight Guest at ScrapFIT. Your punch LO is so beautiful! ~ Blessings

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

This card is just so sweet. I love your tea theme and your gorgeous embellies that make this card just fantastic. Thanks for playing along with Speedy's Friends Challenge. Hope you can play with us again this week.

Bear Hugs,

Cath said...

Hey Crystal! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World. I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Jennifer Scull said...

this is pretty! love the rosette, too!
thanks so much for playing along in the Kaboodle Doodles 'In the Garden' challenge this week! :)

Dolly Daydreams said...

Fabulous card, great embellishments and colours and superbly crafted.

Marie

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