Thursday, October 29, 2015

Black-eyed Beauties!

As our fans know we love a contest while we hop so three lucky commenters will win a prize package that includes:

Glue Dots® Craft Dots 3/8”
Glue Dots® Mini Dots 3/16”
Glue Dots® Removable Dots 3/8”
DCS5080 Create Christmas Die Set by Stampendous®
MGK02 Christmas Micro Glitter Kit by Stampendous®
CRS5080 Cling Create Christmas Stamp Set by Stampendous®

Just comment on both company blogs and all the design team posts for our hop with Glue Dots. Commenting is open until Sunday, November 1st at 11:59 pm and winners will be announced sometime on Monday, November 2nd. See Official Contest Rules.

Today is also Dreamweaver Thursday, so I created this bright card using the Dreamweaver Black Eyed Susan stencil (LJ902)

FREG026 Aged Black Embossing Enamel
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper

DWLJ902 Black-eyed Susan Stencil
DWLL332 Picasso Stencil
DWGHB-6 1/4" Brush #6 Gold Handle

Bazzill Basics cardstock
Core'dinations cardstock
Pebbles Basics Honeycomb Dot 751375
Rubber Embossing Mat
Big Shot Die Cut Machine
Brilliance Ink - Sunflower Yellow, Pearlescent Orange, Pearlescent Thyme, Coffee Bean
Memento Tuxedo Black
VersaMark Pen
Heat Tool
Removable Tape
May Arts Ribbon
Glue Dots Minis
Double-sided tape
Beacon Adhesives FabriTac
Copic Y35


Step 1:  Fold a 7" x 10" piece of yellow cardstock in half to form an A7 top-fold card

Step 2:  Edge a 5" x 7" piece of decorative paper with a coordinating marker, then adhere to the front of the card

Step 3:  Place the stencil face down (so you can't see the stencil number) on the large platform of a die cut machine, place a  4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of white cardstock over the stencil (I like to mist my paper with a little water first), add a rubber embossing mat, two clean cutting plates, a put stack through the machine

Step 4:  Remove the embossed image and stencil from the machine, place face up on your work surface and tape the stencil in place over the embossed image with removable tape

Step 5:  Use 1/4" stencil brushes and the Picasso tool to add color to the embossed image, remove and clean stencil

Step 6:  Use a VersaMark pen on the centers of the flowers, sprinkle Aged Black Embossing Enamel, tap off extra enamel, heat set, let image cool

Step 7: Adhere the flowers to a 4 3/8" x 5 5/8" dark brown mat, then to a 4 5/8" x 5 7/8" yellow mat

Step 8:  Attach some May Arts green ric-rak across the lower part of the card front with Beacon Adhesive FabriTac

Step 9:  Adhere the flowers to the card front and use Glue Dots to add a May Arts Ribbon bow near the lower right side of the card

Here are the links for today:

Louise Healy

Happy Creating,


jcobb said...

Beautiful card! Nice change from all the Halloween cards floating about!

Bunny said...

Very pretty card. I love using my glue dots to tack down bows. There's never any holding it down and counting to 30.

Sue D said...

So cheery with the Black Eyed Susans!
Sue in Ohio

TracyM #6773 said...

DELIGHTFUL card Louise!!!
Your would not believe the PRECIOUS memories that came rushing my way when I saw your BEAUTIFUL black eyed susan flowers against the PRETTY background - LOVE IT!!!
THANK YOU for the memories and INSPIRATION :)
Tracy from Victoria, Australia

SewPaperPaint said...

I am seeing sunflowers everywhere! This is so beautiful!

Tracy said...

L9ve black eyed susans

Jean said...

These flowers are wonderful!!

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous card! Love the Black Eyed Susans!

Stampendous said...

What a cheerful card surprise. Love the subtle petal colors and those sweet ribbon embellishments. Thank you for sharing today!

barbara macaskill said...

Makes me think of a sunshiney day!! Just what is needed on a gloomy rainy day! TFS!

Mary Holshouser said...

the flowers are very pretty.
Look good on the yellow gingham.
thanks for sharing.

cghundley said...

Your card is charming
and I love the bow on it.
Carla from Utah

Judy said...

What a wonderful card! The design and the colors make me smile. Thanks for sharing with us here in Iowa.

Unknown said...

Great card. Love the black eyed susan

FeM said...

Love your flowers.

Unknown said...

Great daisies!

Katia said...

super sweet background!!!

Viki Banaszak said...

This is such a cheerful happy card. A nice change as the weather gets colder. Viki in Kansas

Stampendous said...

A refreshing change for fall from Halloween. As others have commented, this is a happy card! Thanks for sharing your happy card for Dreamweaver Thursday.

Laura S Reading said...

I am adding this stencil to my wishlist, and that embossing enamel. Beautiful color. I bet you could also use the GlueDots as flower centers!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Love the warm sunny flowers. Beautiful card. TFS
Teresa in California

Anonymous said...

Great card- love the checked background behind your pretty flowers. The bow is a lovely addition !!!