Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Pocket Full of Posies -- Great Impressions


Hello to everyone.....

Today I am sharing a sweet and simple card.  I am entering this in the Great Impressions February Floral Images Challenge.  I made this card to thank Great Impressions Stamps for sending me these lovely stamps in a prize.  They were extras that I was not expecting.  Aren't they just adorable????  I think the Pocket Full of Posies (#H229S) (that is MY name for it, not one that was on the package!) might be discontinued, but the Large Hello stamp is still in their online catalog.

This card was super-easy and fun to make:
1.  I splattered some Hero Arts Neon Pink Ink Spray (part of a prize from them...THANK YOU!!) on my white cardstock and let dry.  Cover surroundings while splattering!!  :)
2.  Next I stamped my pocket image over the splatters using my Staz-On Jet Black Ink Pad.
3.  Next I stamped my Hello image and heat-embossed it in white on the black cardstock.  Then I trimmed it into a banner shape and set it aside for a few moments.
4.  I matted the white card front onto black cardstock and then mounted it all onto the white card base.
5.  Lastly, I mounted my Hello banner on my card front with Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Foam Squares in black.

I'm glad I kept to the black and white with bright pink accents for this card.  I think it really lets the pocket and floral details in this super-cute image take center stage.

That's all for this morning.  Have a glorious day!!


I also am linking this card up for these challenges:
1.  House of Cards:  February Challenge #2:  Color and/or Photo + CAS or Classic Inspiration in the CAS class.
2.  Pumpkin Spice:  Challenge #60 - Flowers

I also linked this up to the Great Impressions 2014 Customer Gallery.


Mynn xx said...

This is totally AWESOME! LOVE the fun design and your pop of hot pink!!! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS and have a wonderful rest of your week! :) Mynn xx (I hope you link this up in our Customer Gallery at GI, too--you could win more free stamps later this year!)

PS: This fits our challenge at House of Cards, too! I'd love for you to link up there as well! :)

Donna Nuce said...

Super cute card! Love the black & white with just that little pop f pink. Thanks for joining us at House of Cards challenge blog.

Judy V said...

What a sweet card! Love the image and the pink ink spatters! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards.

Sparkly Engineer said...

Well, you sure did make great use of these stamps. I am really enjoying this pretty and graphic card. Good luck in this month's contest.

Mary Anne, Great Impression DT

Mynn xx said...

Thanks for joining us at HOC--hope to see you again soon! ;)

cohenna said...

Beautiful card! Good luck in the challenge :)

Nancy Seed said...

What a precious stamp set. Just love it. Great job and good luck on the challenge. Thanks for sharing with us at HOC..

~ Kendra ~ said...

Lovely card design!! Love the colors you used! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions!

Leah said...

Lovely card! The pink splatters are really fun! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions!