Monday, April 9, 2012

An Inspired Thanks

I made this card for the Inspiration Challenge over on Split Coast last week.   I was inspired by this wonderful apple tree dish cloth sponge on the Inspiration web site - Harabu House.

 I immediately thought of the Arboscello Tree die by Memory Box and thought I could use some red Stickles on the leaves - and when I tried it, it looked just the way I hoped it would!

I embossed the white panel with Forest Branches embossing folder. I adhered the tree to the panel by applying glue just to the trunk up to the top to leave the branches loose on the card. (and miracle of miracles -  I didn't smudge the Stickles with my fingers while taking the picture of this card!)

My sentiment is from the Rescue Remedies Additions Set by Waltzingmouse. 

Oh-   and I wanted to let you know - I've been invited by PouchMart to do some postings of my bag creations on their new blog.  Pouchmart is a web store that sells all kinds of bags - that I use often for my crafts -  and my first posting came up over the weekend.

I'd love if you would check it out here and maybe leave a comment?!!
Thanks for coming by today!

Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Rescue Remedies Additions
Paper: white, true black - PTI
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: glue pen, Arboscello Tree - Memory Box, Xmas red stickles, foam tape, Forest Branches Embossing Folder - Provo Craft.


Shoregirl said...

Oh I love it! So simple and yet so very, very pretty!

Jeanne J said...

This turned out perfectly! Love your take on the photo - I like it tons more actually. Your card is so clean looking with so much contrast and that bit of red just pops off the page. PERFECT!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

LaurieJ said...

Congratulations on PouchMart, Julia! I'm not surprised that they would want you to post your fabulous creations on their site. Your card is beautiful! I absolutely love the red Stickles.

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, the die was perfect for the inspiration piece, Julia...your card is sooo striking especially with all the white space!!!!!!

dpkennedy said...

This is beautiful! Hope you had a wonderful Easter!

maryr917 said...

wow Julia this is such a great inspired card-it looks better than your inspiration piece

Karin (PeppermintPatty) said...

Your card is amazing Julia! Absolutely LOVE it - and ould love that dishcloth too (-:
Hope you had a wonderful Easter, hugs, Karin

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