Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Live Laugh Love

Here's a card I made for a friend using the Simple Stories Generations collection.  It's an A2 size card, and I added some interest on the card base by stamping the chicken wire stamp from My Creative Time's Spring Chicken Backgrounds.

To make the focal point of my card, I stamped images from My Creative Time's Keepin' It Classy stamp set on paper from Generations.  I love how it has polka dots around the edge - it framed my image beautifully!  The scarlet ink is from Papertrey Ink, but it's from their old formula, so I didn't link it up at the bottom of my post.  Their new version of Scarlet Jewel ink is on it's way to me now!

The sentiment is a sticker from Generations, and I added a button accent using paper from this collection, along with a flower that I die cut from cork.  People have asked me where I get my cork.  I bought it on Etsy, but the seller doesn't seem to carry it anymore.

To add a little motivational note, I used part of a sentiment from My Creative Time's Inspiring Words {Accents} stamp set.

Here are the products I used for my card:


  1. Katie,
    Your card is just INCREDIBLE! I couldn't agree with you more about the image and the polka dots! It fits BEAUTIFULLY! The chickenwire background is suttle but adds a great deal to the background! WOW! The colors, the sentiments and that button ~ just LOVE everything about this card! Oh nice touch with the cork too! FABULOUS job!

  2. I love your card and the chicken wire gives it a great added zing. Hope you had a great weekend.


  3. Beautiful card Katie! I love the stamps. TFS :)


  4. I spy chicken wire - LOL. This is BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love every detail. It is classy, sweet and fabulous! Hugs- Glora

  5. katie, this is sooo cute! I love the chicken wire in the background!

  6. Gorgeous Miss Katie!!! LOVE everything about it!!! look at the chicken wire in the back...I never would think to do that and it looks GREAT!!


  7. hey...why does it say Im anonymous LOL!!! its me, Sarah liveloveandscrap =)


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