Thursday, January 9, 2014

Heartfelt Thanks

(Second post for the day.  Scroll down for my post.)

It's been a long time since I got in my craft room.  Love vacation; love being home more.  I mean, what's not to love about your own bed and a dedicated space just for crafting? 

However, there are a few vacation details left to clear a thank you note to my parents for going above and beyond to put us up, loan us a car, and generally spoil us rotten for almost two weeks. I wanted to create something extra special and, by combining Color Q and Mojo Monday, I think I've done the trick.

The colors are CTMH Slate, Honey, Ruby, and Smoothie.  I am totally in love with this color combination.  It's not one I would have thought of on my own, but it's so chic!!  The sentiment is from Verve stamped in Ruby ink.

To make my dots, I punched out three different sizes of circles from Ruby cardstock, adhered them to my card, and topped them with a thick layer of Liquid Glass

And, so you know, the random stitching on the honey circle was planned that way.  Unlike too many other cards, this was not a flub that I "covered up" by doing something wonky. Really!

The hardest part of this whole card was letting the Liquid Glass dry.  I had to kill time by cleaning up my craft room mess.  I mean, who wants to do that??

Until next time,


  1. Love the stitching and embossing Becca. Thank you for joining us this week at the colourQ!

  2. This is special indeed! I love the stitched details. Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

  3. What a fun design, Becca! So glad you shared your card with us at the colourQ....Happy 2014!

  4. Gorgeous card! That stitching is impressive and when I first saw your photo, I wondered where you got those gorgeous dots! Great job!

  5. The stitching looks gorgeous on this Becca, as do the handmade 'enamel' dots...can't even tell the difference between those and the real ones! Thanks for joining us at Colour Q this week!

  6. You are so creative!! I love your card and congratulations on winning over at the Mojo Monday blog! I see some fun stuff coming your way. :)

  7. Wow, this is amazing. I love the stitching details and the liquid glass is the most wonderful finishing touch.

  8. Becca, your card is sew fabulous!


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