Tuesday, October 5, 2010

CCMC118- Anything But A Card

One More Challenge- Create with Connie and Mary CCMC118- Anything But A Card
(see http://www.createwithconnieandmary.com) If you have a chance, check out their site- the design team created some wonderful examples and all of the submissions are terrific as well! 

I created this note holder that utilizes an inexpensive 5x7 acrylic photo holders- it is so easy to make for gifts.

The background paper started out as Whisper White and using So Saffron , Almost Amethyst and Always Artichoke, the ink was lightly "brayered" on at random.  The mini background stamp from Flores Suaves was used with Elegant Eggplant and sponge daubers were used to ink up the Medallion image.  

Stamp Sets:  Lovely As A Tree, Medallion, Flores Suaves
Cardstock:  Whisper White, Almost Amethyst (retired), Always Artichoke, Elegant Eggplant
Ink: So Saffron, Always Artichoke, Elegant Eggplant      
Accessories: Big Shot, Finial Press EF, Brayer, Sponge Daubers, ¼” Always Artichoke Grosgrain Ribbon (retired)

I hope you enjoy this idea- God Bless!  


Deb said...

I just love these acrylic frame post-it note holders! These make great gifts but I usually keep mine-lol!! I love the colors you used! Very nice! Thanks for playing the Create with Connie and Mary challenge!

Patti said...

I really like this idea. The handmade background paper really adds to the project.

Mary Brown said...

That tree set is just such a classic and never goes out of style! I love how you paired it with the medallion stamp! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Lisa said...

Very neat idea! Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary Challenge!

Carrie Gaskin said...

What a great project. I especially like the background paper on the upper section of this. So beautiful!

Connie Babbert said...

Beautiful background paper you made! I just love little gifts like this! Thanks for playing along with Create with Connie and Mary this week!

CRYSTAL said...

I love making these. Mine are always more 'cutesy', but I LOVE this one - what a nice, possibly masculine useable one! :) tfs

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