Saturday, September 10, 2011

A Simply Sweet Card for Fresh Brewed Designs!


Welcome back my crafty peeps for another Fresh Brewed Designs GDT post! I am having so much being the September Guest Designer & sharing some sweet stamps from the FBD Store with you, too. This sweet stamp is called Marina One of a Kinda and you can grab one of your very own RIGHT HERE! I though this was the perfect image for a simple card, and I was able to use all scraps to create it. I love using up my leftover stash, don't you?! And, here is a tip for you today - if you have clear dew drops/skittles you can use a Sharpie to color them! Just color the back/bottom side of the dew drop & adhere it too your projects. Super simple & economical too!


Supplies
Ink - Staz On
Coloring - Prisma Markers, Prisma Pencil, Sharpie
Cardstock - Bazzill
Patterned Paper - Cosmo Cricket (upcycle collection)
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz (walnut stain)
Stickles - Ranger
Adhesives - Glue Glider Pro, Pop Dots, Aileen's Fast Grab Tacky Glue
Stash - Ribbon, Thread, Dew Drops, Button


If you haven't already, hop on over to the FDB Challenge Blog for some great inspiration & to play along for a fun prize. This week's challenge is Something New, plus there is always a month long challenge you can enter too. Also make sure to stop by the FBD Store for some fun rubber & digi stamps you are sure to love! I'll be back soon to share some scrappy fun with ya...until then, Happy Craftin'!

I'm also entering my card into the following challenges!
FBD - Something New
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays - Inspiration Link Party
Speedy the Cat - Bring on the Bling (used stickles!)
Stamp Something - Anything Goes 
Whoopsi Daisy - Bling It! (used stickles!)
Crafty Creations - Anything but a Square (rectangle!)
Crafty Cardmakers - Summer Memories
Crafty Catz - Ribbon
Delightful Challenges - Bling It! (used stickles!)
The Paper Variety - Challenge #2 Favorite Paper Company (cosmo cricket!)

18 comments:

Heather said...

This card is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! I too love to use my scraps from my overflowing scrap box *hehehe* it is really sad!!! lol... I keep adding to it ;) ha!!! Your papers are BEAUTIFUL. I forgot about coloring my own dew drops. I did that way back in the day ;) but have gotten so busy lately I forgot some fun little tricks such as this one!!! YGG for sharing!!! I absolutely love the glittery teal on the image and that FAB bow!!!

So happy to have you as our guest :D
Hope you have a super lovely and wonderfully happy weekend

Heather D.
www.freshbreweddesigns.com

Jackie said...

Fabulous card, glad you could play along with TPV!

Hannah said...

Lovely card Crystal, love the colours and those cosmo cricket papers :)
Thanks for playing along at TPV's celebration :)

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

Hi! Very nice card! I too love utilizing scraps on my projects. It feels good to be able to economize and at the same be creative in producing wonderful projects.

TFS. And thanks for joining us at Paper Crafting Journey!

Kathleen – Guest Designer
Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Oooh, such a cute image. I love your coloring as well and that bow is beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along at WHOOPSI DAISY this time. Hugs:)

VanessaB said...

sooo very pretty!! :)

carol said...

fab cad, great ribbon and bow detail,thanks for joining in with CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

happyglitzygirl said...

Great card, lovely colouring. Love the way you have interpreted the sketch. Thanks for playing with us at the Papercrafting Journey, good luck, blessings Hilde

Purple Crazy said...

great card, such a cute image, Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Sheryl said...

Hi Crystal! I've really enjoyed seeing all of your gorgeous cards! Stunning! I love the pretty bubbles on this card and the pink is so pretty with the green!
Thank you for joining us for our Month Long Challenge at Freshly Brewed Challenges! Use Something New!
Hugs, Sheryl

sallysbitz said...

This is a lovely card x
Thanks for joining us this week @ Delightful Challenges & Good Luck x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

paperfun said...

Love your color combo. So pretty.

Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

Mari

leslierahye said...

Fun mermaid card! Thank you for BLINGING IT at the Delightful Challenges!

Curlybear said...

OMGosh this is one gorgeous creation,
fabulous colour theme, I love the ribbons and the image is adorable its just perfect for our Challenge this week,

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge #99 Ribbons,

I hope you can join us again next week

I have some new Calorie free candy if you are interested

Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

NancyD said...

Really great card. Love the mermaid. thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges. NancyD

Aunty Sue said...

lovely card and thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz with our ribbon theme

The Stamper's Touch said...

How gorgeous is that!!! Love your mermaid! I'm with you, using up scraps is the best...just wish I could notice my pile going down!!! Thanks for joining us at our monthly Freshly Brewed "Something New" Challenge.

Linda

Lin said...

Gosh, I wish I had had your Summer Holiday, fancy coming across a mermaid!!!! LOL

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

Lin xx

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