Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Card #2

I finally am taking the time to post Thank You card #2 of the four that I had to make. I love the Sonoma paper colour combination of green and purple. So pretty!  I am also entering this card in the Heart 2 Heart challenge on stitching.  Thanks for the heads up Melanie!

All the papers, stamps, inks and ribbon are from CTMH.

Lately, I have enjoyed adding stitching to my projects and this card was no exception. I free-handed some swirls using my ruler and piercer and then I used embroidery floss to add the stitches.

Here is a close up. I decided it needed a little bling and so I added a few tiny gems.

The sentiment is from For Every Occasion. I stamped it in 2nd and third generation white and then used Smokey Plum for the main one.

And of course, I had to line the inside to make it seem finished and to cover up the stitching.

I just love this paper pack and how the card turned out. I hope you like it, too!

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Thanks for stopping by. Happy crafting!



  1. Great card, Karen. This week's challenge at Heart 2 Heart is stitching. Do you want to enter your card in it?

  2. Thanks, Melanie. I'll check it out!

  3. Karen -

    Too fun! I love free-hand drawing and then stitching too! Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Heart2Heart Challenges this week!

    Paige - DT

    1. Your welcome. I really enjoy creating and stitching!

  4. Very inspiring! I can't wait to incorporate more stitching into my cards.

  5. Love your stitching Karen -- great job!


  6. Pretty card... love the stitched flourish..

  7. Great card Karen!!! I love what you did with the stitching. So creative!!! Gloria

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