Sunday, August 2, 2015

Pilin' on the Beaded Sequins

The theme this week at Pile It On is Sequins and/or Beads. We're sponsored by Paper Sweeties, a fun stamp & embellishment company. To help celebrate their third year in business, I made a birthday card featuring some of their lovely seam binding.

The teapot stack die is from Memory Box, and I created the background for it by embossing a thick, textured white paper, fussy-cutting it, and coloring it with Copic markers. The die cut itself is a shiny off-white cardstock.The doily/burlap-patterned paper is from Recollections, and I slightly distressed the edges to give it a more fabric-like feel. The sentiment are plastic embellishments that I heat-embossed with a glittery white powder. Each green, flower-shaped sequin has a pink or baby blue seed bead in the middle.

Craft-Dee BowZ: Handmade Bow
CHPPC: Patterned Paper
Creatalicious Challenge #77: More than one fold
Fan-Tastic Tuesday #96: Make It Feminine
Mod Squad Challenge: Die Cut (2nd entry)
Paper Sweeties Challenge #34: Color Inspiration + Birthday
Shabby Tea Room #256: Summer Picnic Photo Inspiration
Stamps & Fun = Creativity: Vintage

: This was chosen as a Top 3 for Fan-Tastic Tuesday #96!

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  1. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, good luck!!! Amy DT

  2. Oh your card is adorable. That background paper is a perfect fit for those teapots. Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara { Craft-Dee BowZ}

  3. Oh my, CG, those tea cups are cute as can be!! Thanks for sharing this beautiful birthday card with us for the Paper Sweeties 3rd Birthday Bash ... and The Shabby Tea Room too :)

  4. PS - I hope to meet you live when I'm in Westminster, MD September 11 - 13th for the SSAT Stamp Show!

  5. What sweet stacked teapots!! Love the ribbon too! Thanks so much for joining us for Paper Sweeties 3rd Birthday Celebration!

  6. Love the teapot die and your card is beautiful. Thanks for joining the Mod Squad Challenge Blog.

  7. What a darling card with the stacked tea pots! Thanks so much for joining us for Paper Sweeties third birthday celebration!

  8. This is SO fun!!! I adore the great layered tea pots, the beautiful patterned paper, and the lovely sequins! Thank you for joining us for the 3rd Birthday Celebration at Paper Sweeties! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  9. Your card is gorgeous !
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty hazelnut's patterned paper !
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.

  10. What a fabulous card. I love the stacked tea cups. You have nailed our more than one fold challenge. Thank you for joining us over at Creatalicious. Hugs Nina

  11. A wonderful card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "more than one fold” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
    (DT Come and Get It)
    (DT Crafty Friends)
    (DT Tuesday Throwdown)

  12. Love it! Fabulous die cut, it would suit my hubby down to the ground... he's been known to have two cups of tea on the go at once, lol. Thanks for sharing your card in Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
    Hope to see you next time too, Donna ☺

  13. Love your pretty card! That tea cup die is amazing. Thanks for helping us celebrate in the Paper Sweeties' 3rd Birthday Celebration!


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