Friday, May 21, 2010

(Turquoise, Rust & Cream)


So to start....I picked the colors this week; then panicked because Sherry actually picked them! Now I actually had to think of something to make using these colors!!! To clarify....I really do love these colors, but when I suggested them I was thinking of a Wild West theme. I have paper from Cosmo Cricket that is "Buffalo Bill" "Calamity Jane"----you get the idea. Anyways....none of my JFF stamps worked with that, so I had to come up with something else entirrely!!!

I found this vintage image from (Crafty Secrets) and it cracked me up---I HAD to use it! :)

The card is an Ivory notecard from (TPS). Ivory/cream...looks the same to me! :) I glued burlap to the card next. On my Terracotta paper from (TPC) I stamped my Coffee Background (H2955, JFF). I used Mediterannean paper also from (TPC) as my accent color. My coffee beans border (UMS7014, JFF) was stamped onto twill tape from (SU). As usual all edges were chalked with chestnut roan (CB). Pop-up dots were used to raise the C.S. image; after it was in place I used liquid glass (CTMH) over the top of the image. Finishing touches were some brads & buttons from my stash.


  1. Rita this is really cool! I love all the little details .. . .

    yes, I used these colors!!!!!!!! BWAHAHAHAHAHA

  2. This is so cool! I love how you used the burlap and buttons!! Great color combo!!!

  3. Hey Sis great color combo and it fit nicely with your coffee choice of stamps. I love how you tied it all together using the burlap and button, great job!!

  4. I would never know you struggled with these colors! You did a really nice job and I love the burlap!!

  5. Love the loose burlap in the background and the buttons! Beautiful card!

  6. Love the use of the burlap and buttons!! Embellishments are something I struggle with and am always admiring those who use them well!

  7. Beautiful! LOVE the burlap and buttons!
    Hugs and smiles