Monday, May 16, 2011

Love Birds Card with DarkRoomDoor Stamps


Earlier this year I purchased a couple of different set of DarkRoomDoor Stamps and since then I've been thinking up ways to use them because I am so totally in love the quality of the stamped images... I mean look at those birds!

To Create This Card:

  1. Distress and Ink all edges except patterned paper.
  2. Make card from cardstock 5 ½ x 4 ¼.
  3. Cut rectangle of cardstock (aqua) 5 ¼ x 4.
  4. Cut rectangle of patterned paper (5 x 3 ¾) and adhere to aqua cardstock.
  5. Die cut aqua sentiment label, stamp sentiment and adhere to patterned paper rectangle to make card front.
  6. Wrap ribbon around card front and adhere to card base.
  7. Stamp image on cardstock and die cut; adhere to card front with foam tape.
  8. Cut piece of ribbon and trim edges.
  9. Thread twine through ribbon, place ribbon on top of button and tie onto button with twine.
  10. Tie twine into bow and adhere to ribbon.
Supplies Used:
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink: “Aqua Mist”, “Vintage Cream”.
Patterned Paper: My Mind’s Eye: Fine and Dandy “True Blue” 6 x 6 paper pad.
Stamps: Darkroomdoor: Essentials 6 Collection “Love Birds"
Ink: Ranger: Archival Ink “Coffee”,
Fiber: Papertrey Ink: Grosgrain Ribbon “Dark Chocolate”, Twine (purchased at Walmart).
Other tools: Papertrey Ink: Vintage Button “Fine Linen”, Spellbinders Nestabilities “Labels 1” and Rectangle, Distressing Tool

I'm submitting this card to the following fun challenges and hope you join me!
CAS-ual Fridays: Buttons and Twine
One Stitch At A Time: Anything Goes
Easy Craft Project Challenges: Pastels
Crafty Creations: Anything Goes
Fab n' Funky: Buttons and Bows

17 Scrappy Comments:

Michele Gross said...

Really like the bit of ribbon tied onto the button with twine! Cute idea and great look! Thanks for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Karin said...

So cute! Love the image.
Thanks for joining us on Easy Craft Projects.
Hugs!

Kristina said...

Love the paper, love that stamp...very soft and pretty!!

Nana Donna said...

Very nice, love that stamp.
Thanks for joining us at CCC this week
http://nanadonnascarddreams.blogspot.com/

Virginia L. said...

What a sweet and lovely card! Love the buttons and twine as the elements! So glad that you got to join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays! Hope to see more of your FAB work!

Karen B. said...

Those birds are fabulous, as is your card! Great colors. Thanks for choosing to play along at CAS-ual Fridays!

Regan said...

Love this card, the birds are such a gorgeous image. I love the colors you used as well, great work!

karen said...

Gorgeous card and I love how you did the button and bow! Thanks for joining fab n funky this week, Karenx

Laurie said...

Your button/twine/ribbon treatment is so pretty! I love how you did that! Gorgeous card!Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

Such a cool image! It looks so vintage, yet so real life! Wow! The button/twine element is super cute, too! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!!

Love crafts forever said...

Thanks for playing at OSAAT.

Nikki Byrne said...

Don't you just LOVE those love birds! Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. NIKKI DT

Audrey Pettit said...

This is really adorable, Beth! I can see why you love those stamps. Those birds are just the sweetest thing. Love the ribbon tied with the button and the die-cuts, too.

Laura Davis said...

Awwwww this is darling!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
Laura

Jaclyn Miller said...

Great combo of elements, that bird stamp is really cool. Thank you so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week.

Wenda said...

Great card, thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.

Hugs Wenda

Stephanie-Emma said...

Lovely card!! Thanks for joining in at ECP Challenges xx

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