Monday, April 2, 2012

In Joy or Sadness...

Hello blog sadness here today...I made a card today for this week's Mojo Monday and Shabby Tea Room challenge that I am honestly happy with. The past few weeks I've been in a card making funk...instead of spending time in my craft room, I've been reading, watching movies...distracting myself from any creativity and although I'm not sure of the purpose, I know there is one. However, today my Mojo is in the air so I'm going to use it to my full advantage, namely:

Here's a close up of the stitched lace flower:

Here's the sketch for Mojo Monday:

And the Shabby Tea Room's inspiration photo:

I made my flower by using this technique here. The only difference is that I used a shorter length of lace to that there was no overlap. Sooo very simple, just a needle and thread and you're ready to go. I want to thank my friend Pat for sending me some old lace...I was glad to be able to make this gorgeous flower with it.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Stamps: Floral Whimsy (Verve Stamps)
Paper: 5th Ave, Attic Treasures dp (Melissa Frances), Kraft, Vintage Cream
Ink: Cocoa (CTMH)
Accessories: 1.5" Ivory Wired Net Ribbon (Ribbon Carousel), lace, pearl brad, pearls, Petite Scallop Nestability (Spellbinders), flowers from a pick, Platinum Liquid Pearls (Ranger), sewing machine, dauber, paper distresser
Size: 5 1/2" X 4 1/4"
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  1. So very lovely Andrea! I love the fact you used vintage lace! It looks like your Mojo is back full force! Blessings...

  2. Beautiful flower and just love how you used the sketch. Glad the Diva dust was circling - this is a beauty :)

  3. I'm thinking the diva dust always circles with you!!! Haven't seen a card yet that I didn't love!!! Excellent use of the sketch!!! And, did I read on your blog a couple days ago that another Verve release was in the air???

  4. Love that flower! Your papers and colors are fab!

  5. Another beautiful creation, you never dissapoint
    you are so talented

  6. Gorgeous! This flower looks really beautiful and elegant. I love the pretty papers and the net you used is amazing!
    - Maria

  7. Very beautiful take on that inspiration pic of flowers!

  8. Love your home made flower. Beautiful card! So glad to have you join us at TSTR!

  9. Beautiful. No lack of creativity here.

  10. Beautiful. No lack of creativity here.

  11. Beautiful. No lack of creativity here.

  12. Beautiful. No lack of creativity here.

  13. Lovely take on the sketch! Your card is grogeous and so is the lace flower. Have a great weekend.

  14. Love your cards Andrea , and this is no exception ,even though they are all different you still have a very distinctive style. Used your flowers as inspiration , hope you will let me know what you think.

  15. Very lovely card! I love the flower and everything stands together just perfectly! Gorgeous!



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