Monday, April 25, 2011

Good Days Off

Hi Everyone:  Well, I have had 4 days off and thoroughly enjoyed every moment.  I did manage to get some card making done....preparing for a class on May 6th.  We will be doing Mother's Day cards and man cards that can be used for Father's Day, Birthday or whatever occasion you may have.

If you are interested in the class, send me an EMAIL or visit my Stampin' Up! website.

I have another Easter card to share.  This one uses the Faux Mother of Pearl technique.  We will be using this technique in the class on May 6th.

Stamps: Something to Celebrate (Hostess Level 2 Occasions Mini), Easter Blossoms (c – 122057 - $22.95, w – 121905 - $31.95 Occasions Mini p17)
Paper:  Whisper White, Always Artichoke, Sahara Sand, Pink Pirouette - Subtle DSP
Ink: Black Stazon, So Saffron, Pretty in Pink, Basic Black
Accessories: Big Shot, Elegant Bouquet EF, Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Always Artichoke Seam Binding Ribbon, Frost White Shimmer Paint, Pink Pirouette Marker

Alert! Alert!  There are only 5 days left to purchase the Easter Blossoms stamp set

Until next time....


  1. Beautiful card Karen. Love the shimmer.

  2. Beautiful card. Can you share what colors are in your faux mother of pearl? Thanks, Jane

  3. What a gorgeous Easter design!! Stunning work, Karen!!

  4. Beautiful, Karen! I need to try this technique!

  5. Karen this Mother of Pearl of beautiful. I haven't done this technique yet, but it's on my list!

  6. What a lovely card Karen. I am so glad you enjoyed your time out.

  7. In response to Jane's question, I sponged Pretty in Pink and Sahara Sand ink after the Frosted White Shimmer paint dried. I used glossy white paper. I then coloured in the blossoms with the Pink Pirouette marker.

  8. This card is gorgeous! Love the stamp you used and love the shimmer!! Stunning!

  9. Stunning! What a great technique!

  10. This is really pretty Karen! Love the color combo!


  11. I just love this technique and it looks so stunning on your card Karen. Your colour choices make for one very elegant and beautiful card.

  12. Beautiful card! That bow is breath-taking! Simply elegant.


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