Thursday, May 19, 2011

Pattern Overload!

Hi Gang!

  For this card which I thought I would submit for the Waltzingmouse sketch challenge WMSC47 as well as the color challenge from CR84FN28, I decided to go completely pattern-crazy!

For the card I tatted a small medallion from red silk which I cut in half and adhered to the back of the sentiment plaque.  I kinda like how the "J" of "Enjoy" fits the Labels 21 die cut.  The lacy scallops were created by stamping the tatted stamp with Versamark onto yellow cardstock then embossed in red, then punched out each using a 1" punch.  The red plastic mesh on the top of the card came from a sack of potatoes!  

Here are the rest of the card deets:
Stamps:  Waltzingmouse Dainty Doilies 2 Small; Off Beat Backgrounds; Rescue Remedies Additions
Paper:  White; Summer Sun (SU, retired), Ruby Red (SU, retired)
Ink:  Versamark; Real Red Craft (SU)
Extras:  Red silt tatting thread; yellow/white gingham ribbon; potato sack.
Tools:  Spellbinders Labels 21 die; craft knife; Stampin Up scallop border punch; Fiskars scallop border punch; 1" round punch; tatting shuttle.

So what do you think, did I go too far over the top?

Thanks for looking!



  1. Cyndie, LOVE the red plastic from the potato sack! THAT'S what I call recycling! LOVE all the patterns and the scallops and I can't believe you tatted that medallion! FAB card! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

  2. Oh that netting is COOL! What a great addition to your card, so creative! Love the little embellies around the frame and the border you made, and the colors are FUN!

  3. Never over the top Cyndie, just plain amazing.Love all the different elements to this card particularly the tatting, looks great behind the label.

  4. This is gorgeous, Cyndie! LOVE your tatted medallion! Thanks for joining us at CR84FN!

  5. Fab use of the sketch and colors, love the netting! Thanks for playing along at CR84FN!

  6. Love the netting and the bright colors on this! Thanks for playing with the WMS sketch this week!

  7. So pretty Cyndie! Love the fancy scalloped/stamped border and combination of colors and stamps! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN and the WMSC :)

  8. Wonderful card Cyndie! Bright, fun and joyful - makes me feel happy just looking at those colours. The netting adds fantastic texture too. Love it.
    Thanks so much for your kind comments on my blog.
    Sharon xx

  9. Very pretty card, Cyndie! I love the netting!

  10. WOW--striking colours are gorgous and the tatting to match the border strip is just fabulous!! Well done!!

    Thanks for playing along with the Mischief Makers this week!

  11. Hey Missy!! Enough of this winning caper!!! Secretly knew you would it was so out there and different. Well done!!!!

  12. gorgeous card!! congrats on your win!

  13. The plastic mesh is FABULOUS!!! What a great way to recycle every day materials; plus it looks AMAZING! The lace behind the sentiment is so beautiful! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!

  14. This is lovely Cyndie...such wonderfully bright and cheerful colors. Love how you used the mesh bag...I'm always trying to think of ways to use those. Awesome creativity!

  15. Oooh this is luuuurvely! I love what you achieved with the circles and that sketch is brilliant!
    Thanks for your comment on my blog too.
    Katie :)


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