Saturday, March 29, 2008

My first card

, So, this is the first card I'm going to post. I've made a bunch so I guess I'll add them to my blog bit by bit. Almost all of the cards I make are sent to people. Really it's all I have time for right now. I'd love to be able to make cards just for the fun of it, but with Brian gone and taking care of the kids by myself I just don't have the time.

Anyway, here's a card I did based on a sketch by Jen del Muro last week. Here's her sketch:

This is the first time I've even followed a layout from a sketch and I don't really like my card. Originally I had three Dew Drops on the bottom left hand side. I made the card at night and the lighting in our living room isn't good. I thought they were all the same color but when I looked at them the next morning in the sunlight they were different. I had attached them with glue dots and attempted to take them off but tore the paper so I had to cover it with the flower. So, no more removing glue dots. I've learned my lesson!

Stamps: Thank You (Hero Arts)
Cardstock: Aqua Mist, Spring Moss (Papertrey); White (Office Depot)
Patterned Paper: Everyday Blessings (Papertrey)
Ink: Aqua Mist (Papertrey)
Accents: Velvet flower (Maya Road); Dew Drop (Robin's Nest); Spring Moss satin ribbon (Papertrey)
Tools: paper punches (Creative Memories, Fiskars); Cuttlebug; Nestabilities (Spellbinders)

Thanks for looking,


Anonymous said...

Well...this is just LOVELY. Willkommen zu Blogland! ;) it is so nice to have you among us crazy bloggers!

Anonymous said...

I think your card is very pretty and I like the flower on it.

Cynthia said...

Wonderful card keep em coming Cynthia

Niki Estes said...

Great card, Sue! I love the flower in the corner! Definitely done that before with glue dots! :)

Lori McBurney said...

You are one up on me. I read the blogs but I am not brave enough to have my own. Your card is good. You are kind to share your talents with everyone. God Bless you and your family. I pray He will watch over you as you serve your country.

Marie Cramp said...

You have a great future in paper crafts ahead of you. If this is just your beginner stuff, then you are one up on a lot of us. You should see some of my begginer stuff. Pretty awful now that I look back. lol. Keep up the good work and please check out my blog.