Monday 20 March 2017

Tea Party ....

... Hello! It's been a while since I posted. I had a fantastic weekend in Florida at the Back to Back Retreat with Dyan Reaveley and Teesha Moore, but I've been shattered since I came back. It's only today that I've even had the energy to craft! And I've got a simple and fun birthday card to share with you:

Stamps: Time for Tea - free with Simply Cards & Papercraft
Inks: Versafine - Onyx Black
Accessories: White Lustre Card; Papermania DP - Portobello Road; Copics; Spectrum Noir Sparkle - Clear; Clear Embossing Powder

I got the idea for this card from Cupcake Inspirations - CIC#399 where the theme is Tea Party. I picked up a magazine at the weekend that had this super teapot stamp free on the front. I used some very old design papers from my stash and I think they work perfectly with a tea themed card. I simply cut down a piece of paper to cover the front of the card. I stamped the teapot twice, once on cream paper and once on red paper. I embossed both with clear powder and then cut them out. I coloured the flowers with Copics and added some sparkle with a clear Spectrum Noir brush. If you look closely at the card you can see some sparkly steam coming out of the pot! I added a greeting to the teapot. The inside hasn't been done just yet. I'm also submitting this to Seize the Birthday - where the theme is anything goes.

That's all for now - see you soon.



AO Creations said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

Sandy said...

Cute Card! Thank you for joining our challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations!
-Sandy, DT

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

A typical English tea pot for Tea, love it

Kate said...

Lovely card Deborah. Just the ticket before Brexit next week - nervous times we live in

Saskia Pullen said...

Cute card. Thanks for playing along in our Tea party challenge from Cupcake inspirations.

Good luck in the draw.

Saskia Pullen
DT Member

Anonymous said...

That is one cute teapot! I love how you've stacked the pattern paper over the cream cardstock. And great idea, adding the sparkly! Thank you for joining us at Seize the Birthday challenge!
xx Ashwini

CupcakeInspirations said...

What a fun card! So glad you shared with us at Cupcake Inspirations.
Debbie, DT Sweetie

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