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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Etsy Inspired #31

Hey!!!! It's Saturday morning...and you know what that means....it's Etsy Inspired day!!!! Today's store is Make Mine Mud. She makes the most adorable clay art pieces, tiles, buttons, pots, etc.



I used these pieces, Mosaic Tiles, as my inspiration.


This is the card I'll give to my parents on Sunday for Easter...hope they don't see this post before then.....

The card base is Kiwi Kiss cardstock and I used one of my new Spellbinders Impressabilities to create the embossed background. They are really thin..and bend easily, so if you have them, be careful with them. I used the following sandwich....from the bottom up in the Big Shot...Multi-purpose Platform, Tab 1, Cutting Plate, Embossing Plate, Card base, silicone sheet, Emboss plate.

The stamped images are from Rubber Stamp Tapestry. My LSS carries a few so I can get my fix inbetween stamp expos or ordering online. I stamped the pots and sentiment in Chocolate Chip...the flowers in Pixie Pink, Pink Pirouette, and Yoyo Yellow (one of those colors I never pull out)...and the leaves in Always Artichoke. I achieved the varying degrees of color by stamping multiple times before reinking.

The DP is "Urban Prairie" by Basic Grey. For embellies I added "Peony" Dew Drops to the base, and "Cotton Candy" and "Yellow" Stickles to the flowers.

Make sure you play along with us! Ashley is still looking for a June DT. All you have to do is complete all the challenges for April (this is #2) and you'll be entered to win. Details can be found on Ashley's blog.

Go check out the rest of the EI team's creations.....


Heather Schlatter
Jackie Bowman
Joy Stagg
Kerry Angeles
Lee Murphy
Lindsay Spencer
Tiffany Johnson
Taylor Usry
Kristen Dyer
Tonya Hopkins
De Swanick -- April Guest Designer

Go get Etsy Inspired!!!!

Hugs,
Shannon

15 comments:

Tonya said...

This is beautiful girl. I love the colors and the images are awesome. Really fabulous job!!

de said...

Wow beautiful card! I'm sure your parents will LOVE it! Happy Easter!

Jackie said...

Beautiful card Shannon! I love the colors & your layout....great job!!!

Kristen said...

Shannon I love this!!!! :) The colors on it are gorgeous! You always stamp so beautifully! Happy Easter if I don't get a chance to chat with you!

Heather said...

Your card turned out wonderful Shannon, and I am sure your parents will love it!!!

Your coloring is also great!!!

Heather

Kerry said...

What a gorgeous Easter card! Hope you have a wonderful weekend celebrating!

Ashley said...

Really soft and beautiful Shannon! Your parents will love this card! You are so good with embossing, you have to come teach me!

Tiff said...

WOW! I love these colors!!! What a great Easter card! They will surely love it!

Joy said...

love this shannon!

FibreJunky said...

very pretty! Love how colourful it is without being overpowering. Very soft and springy.

Colleen said...

Simply beautiful! This card would brighten anyones day

Becky said...

This is just elegant, I love this.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Beautiful card. Love the great colors. TFS!

Martha said...

so so pretty, great card.

Becky said...

I have been asked to ask blogger 9 if you still want to be in this group? This is for every one :), I am thinking of moving out into another group. love being with you all, some of you I will keep on my list, you included :)