Thursday, September 13, 2007

Random Card - Current Stamps Set! Yay!

Good Evening, Folks. I'm finally using a current stamp set! You say. . .hmmmph, it's about time. I know, I know.

I have a few current sets that I did purchase but they're all mixed up alphabetically with some of my retired stamp sets. I didn't put away any of the stamp sets that retired from the last catalog so I just pick a stamp set from the pile to use whether it's current or not.

Well, today. . .I happen to come across the "Pick-a-Petal" stamp set and decided to use it.

I wasn't sure what to create with this stamp set. I wanted to do something different so I decided to create a lady bug with the flower petals rather than creating a flower. I actually like how it came out. Initially, I wasn't sure how a lady bug looked. . .whether it had an antenna or not so I went on the Internet to look for an image of a lady bug and sure enough it had an antenna. Not exactly how I created the antenna on my ladybug but I figure a swirly one would look okay. Nothing much to this card but stamping and cutting out the images and mounting them on the card.

I want to make another card but I have to head out to tennis lessons and probably won't be back until 9:00 this evening so I probably won't have the time to make another card. Hope y'all are having a nice evening!!

Card Details:
Stamp sets: Pick a Petal, Little Pieces, Small Sayings
Ink: Old Olive, Pixie Pink
Paper: Old Olive, Pixie Pink, Autumn Leaves Designer Paper
Accessories: SU Wire works, Fiskar "Cloud" Scissors


Tracy.H said...

Love your ladybug, Maria! :0)

Hulda said...

Man, you've managed to do some great cards this week! Love every single one of them!!!

Dawn Easton said...

This is adorable! Great sketch too! Hope I have some time today to try it out!

grandmascraps said...

Maria, I love both the cards you have done with the Pick a petal stamp set. Your cleaver butterfly is a great idea. I will have to try that in my class next week. Hope you are feeling better.

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