Get Sketchy GS #36




Hello again! Two posts in one evening is very unusual, but I do have a second Mother's Day card that I will be sharing here. This one will be submitted for Get Sketchy's card challenge. This card is titled "Mother's Day," and I used layering, buttons and faux-stiching to create it.

Speaking of stitching, last week I purchased my very first miniature sewing machine so that I can add real stitching to my cards. I have desperately wanted to add stitching to my cards for the longest time, but I don't sew, nor do I have a machine. However, I decided to bite the bullet and take the plunge. So, one night last week while my husband was away on business I researched miniature sewing machines and the Jenome model had terrific reviews. But, even better--I found an online tutorial that shows me how to thread it, and sew cardstock with my exact machine!! I am sooooo excited.

Additional excitement occurred today when my long awaited Papertrey Ink stamps came. I have been drooling over these stamps from the minute I saw them in Paper Crafts and Stamp it! Cards magazine. Today I received Mod Squad, Guide Lines, Shapes by Design and Mixed Messages!! I already began using Mod Squad the minute I came home from work!! The stamps soak the Ink up perfectly, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE clear stamps!! I am sooooo stoked to play with these sets,a and showcase all the possibilities here!

And, now for the supplies for this card:

Supplies:

"Mothers Day"

Cardstock: (Whisper White) Stampin Up! (Green, yellow) Die Cuts with a View

Patterned Paper: (Remember, Borders from Earth Love collection) Cosmo Cricket

Stamp: (Mother's Day) Creative Cafe

Chalk Ink: (Pixie Pink) Versa Magic

Accents: (Pink, green, & tan buttons)

Fibers: Green stiched ribbon) Lush

Other: (Rotary trimmer) Cutterbee. Black pen.




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