Monday, January 4, 2010

happy happy joy joy

Thanks so much to everyone for your sweet comments on yesterday's post.  I want to assure you all that I'm not going anywhere.  I love stamping and card making and am not leaving all my design teams.  I'm just cutting back a bit.  I have some fun things that I've been working on and the personal stuff is good stuff, happy stuff, so no worries about that.  Hugs!!

Oh, I forgot yesterday when I posted my card to include the photo of the copic markers I used.  I know many people find that useful.  Sorry, I am terrible about remembering to take a photo before I move on to the next image.  Anyway, I added the photo to yesterday's post if you were curious about what copic markers I used.  Good luck to everyone in the blog candy draw (ends tomorrow morning)!

I created this CAS (clean and simple) card when Blooming Button Bits was released.  I just love all of these button sets that Nichole is coming up with!  What a great way to use one of my favorite embellishments!

I stamped the leaves from Turning a New Leaf on my rustic cream card base using new leaf ink.  Then, I inked the edges with the tea dye duo inks and stamped my sentiment by the leaves.  I stamped the flower on white cardstock using hibiscus burst ink and cut it out.  I added a spring rain button and adhered the flower to my card using foam adhesive for extra dimension.

Have a great day!


Stamps: Blooming Button Bits, Turning a New Leaf (Papertrey Ink)
Cardstock: white, rustic cream (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: true black, new leaf, hibiscus burst, tea dye duo (Papertrey Ink)
Accents: spring rain vintage button (Papertrey Ink)


Liz in MO said...

I am going to have to break down and get the button bits! Lovely card.

Kay Demonbren said...

Who would have thought?
This card is SO simple, but it's just beautiful!
This is why I stalk your work, my dear.

Carole said...

Simply but very chic.
In french I would say : "La classe américaine !!!" Hahahah
Have a good day Nikki and I wish you a very happy new year for your and your dears.
Carole (from Paris !).

Diane Jaquay said...

Simply beautiful!

Dana F. said...

Love your CAS card, Nicky! Like Liz (above), I think the new button bits set is very, very likely in my shopping cart for the next order :) Happy New Year!

karen q said...

Such a pretty card. A card without sewing? I love how easy it is to make quick, but elegant cards with the leaf set. Buttons are my downfall. I have to have every one I see. Happy Monday.

Kelly said...

So pretty Niki!

Melissa Ladd said...

So beautiful Niki! I'm glad to hear that all is good in your world! You are doing a wise thing in not being overcommitted, that way you don't miss out on those special moments with your kids! Happy New Year!

Ila said...

Simply Gorgeous!!..I love this card!!..Hugs, Ila

Elizabeth S. said...

Simply fantastic,Niki! Love it.

Nikki said...

Happy New Year Niki, I love your CAS card and the rustic card base. The flower is really striking, Hugs, Nikki x

Silke Ledlow said...

WOWzer - Niki!!! I love this one too....GORGEOUS!!! Hugs ~S~