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Waltzingmouse February Blog Party

February 17th, 2013 · 16 Comments


Waltzingmouse February Blog Party
With a doilies theme this month, I could not resist participating in the Waltzingmouse Blog Party. To my surprise I ended up using four different Waltzingmouse Stamps sets to create this card, after pulling out only the Dainty Doilies set originally.

My card was totally inspired by Mary Marsh’s Fill the Season Christmas card on SCS, where she is the Featured Stamper today. Instead of dry embossing the red strips of cardstock, I stamped the stiched lines in VersaMark and heat embossed with white detail powder. The filigree brad reminds me of doilies, so I tied one to the red bow with black embroidery floss.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Dainty Doilies – Large Set, Compact Sentiments – Part One, Vintage Circles Small, Off Beat Backgrounds (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Paper: Pure Luxury White, Red Hot, Black Onyx (Gina K. Designs)
Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark (Tsukineko); Real Red (SU!)
Accessories: Big Shot, Filigree Brads, White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals (SU!); Regal Flourishes Texture Fades Embossing Folder (Sizzix); Standard Circles Large & Small Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Red Hot 5/8″ Double-Stitched Ribbon (Gina K Designs); Bow-Easy (Posi-Bendr); Black Embroidery Floss (DMC); Scor-Tape (Scor-Pal)

Tags: clean & simple

16 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Kelly Schirmer // Feb 17, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    I ADORE how you used the stitched image to create the bold red panels like that! This is a stunning and elegant card. Beautiful colors and the embossed background matches your doily perfectly. Love how you layered the tag image over the top of it! So glad you could join the party this month, Vera!!

  • 2 Deborah Frings // Feb 17, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    I love the faux stitched borders behind the fab sentiment label! The embossing is just lovely. Great work!

  • 3 - Aneta - // Feb 17, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    Wow ! Love the colour combination and sewings :) I love to sew on my cards also :) Prefect card and Brilliant photo :) Can you tell me the secret ..how to make such a beautiful pictures of card ???? Thank you :)

  • 4 Julia Aston // Feb 17, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    That stitch stamp is one of my all time favs Vera! love it embossed on the white strips – wonderful mix of colors on this!

  • 5 Kim Heggins // Feb 17, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    This is so pretty. You would never know you used 4 different stamp sets, they all blend so well together. That stitching is so fun and your embossed background perfect. Fabulous card.

  • 6 Joyce M. // Feb 17, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    What an awesome card. I love your white stitching stamp, and your jaunty focal point.

  • 7 Charmaine // Feb 18, 2013 at 12:04 am

    What a fresh, bright card. I love that doily stamped in black!

  • 8 ~Tammy~ // Feb 18, 2013 at 1:10 am

    The stitching and design is amazing! Love the colors too!

  • 9 Pat (mspfd) // Feb 18, 2013 at 10:59 am

    Wow! Your card is spectacular. The colors pop and the stitching looks so real. Great design, Vera.

  • 10 Vickie Z // Feb 18, 2013 at 11:06 am

    Love these colors!! Those stitched lines are wonderful along with the doily and sentiment!!

  • 11 Lynn Mercurio // Feb 18, 2013 at 11:51 am

    Wow…fabulous creation. Your faux stitching looks awesome! Your doily makes a wonderful mat for that great sentiment! So glad you could “party” along with us!

  • 12 Tracey McNeely // Feb 18, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Beautiful card and the I love the faux stitching and the embossing.

  • 13 cassi // Feb 18, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    love all the texture on this card, great visual interest!

  • 14 Jane Harrah // Feb 18, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    Beautiful card Vera! Wow on the colors and the whole card!

  • 15 Tara (aka Craftilicious) // Feb 19, 2013 at 6:52 am

    Wow – this is amazing – your faux stitched ribbon is brilliant and the colours are great.

  • 16 Claire Brennan // Feb 20, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Vera this is a cracking card, so crisp and fresh, LOVE the black doily stamped there, but the details all combine for a perfect card! Thank you for playing along with us at WMS!

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