Tuesday, January 15, 2013

For Your Eyes Only

     Happy Wednesday my favorite peeps! I hope you are all doing well. I took a break from my craft room make over and did some crafting (surprise!!!). Today @ My Cricut Craft Room Erica the Design Team to make something with a hidden element. I decided to make a card with the flower closure from the cart CTMH Artiste.
     First I started with the cut on page 35 and used the card feature @ 3.5" high.This gave me enough room to make 3 cute note cards from a 12" x 12" piece of card stock. My back ground paper is from DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Girl. I wanted to dress it up as well as use some of my scraps so I added a cream card stock to layer a piece of music paper. All the layers as well as the flower were inked with the following Distress Inks: Victorian Velvet, Tattered Rose and Gathered Twigs.
     I love having an interactive element which means, you have to slide the flower open in order to get at peek at the inside. It is hard to see in this picture, but, I painted the flower with some Rangers Distress Stickles to add a touch of sparkle. These Stickles can be heated with a heat gun, unlike the regular Stickles.
Are you ready to see the inside?
     TaDa!!! I usually use a stamped image on the outside but this time added it to the inside! I am not quite sure who the stamp is by but I can tell you it has been on my craft table screaming to be colored for a lond time. The markers I used were by Sakura and are the Gold Shadow Gelly Rolls. These are so neat since they leave a soft gold ting to the marker color. It is so pretty in person. I also used their Glaze pens on this image.
     I can see a whole set of these note cards in my future! I hope I have inspired you somewhat today. Do you make notecards to keep on hand? I'd love to know that I am not alone. Now be sure to head back over to My Cricut Craft Room and see what's "for your eyes only".



TeresaK said...

Mary, this is such a great idea for a hidden element, for your eyes only card! Super cute!
What a great coloring job on that stamp!

Robin said...

I love this Mary!!! Awesome job!!! How clever.

Teresa said...

Love your card...and what a cute stamp! I envy your coloring skills...Mine look soooo bad!

Scrappin Rabbit Designs said...

Love your little cards. This would make a great thank you card too. ~Tami