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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Mini Card

What a wonderful surprise to learn that my name was drawn in the Verve-Mojo Monday #296 Contest!
(I loved that sketch!  This was my entry.)
How generous of Verve Stamps, that I got to select a stamp set of my choice.
I selected the Take Note set, and I've used it today for the Verve-June Diva Dare-Puddles of Color.
The challenge is to use "Coloring and/or Painting", with the option of using "kraft" cardstock.
I painted pink acrylic paint on kraft cardstock, stamped with black ink,
stamped the hearts with white & pink acrylic paints, &
did some "crazy" stitching with my sewing machine.
I love making "mini-cards" (this one is approximately 3" x 3"), AND I love using "kraft" cardstock.
I'm also playing along with the Simon Says Stamp & Show...Challenge - Kraft.



Supplies
Stamps:  (Verve)-Take Note
Paper:  Kraft & White
Ink:  Archival-Jet Black
Acrylic Paints:  Baby Pink, Titanium White
Die:  (Spellbinders)-Long Scalloped Rectangles
Other:  Sewing Machine Stitching, Seam Binding, Button, Lace Trim, Hemp Cord

Thanks for your visit!
Happy crafting!
-Martha

12 comments:

alexandra s.m. said...

This is so pretty Martha!
The little bit of black combined with these two soft tones is perfect!!

TFS~

victoria h said...

Congrats on your win. Love acrylics on Kraft- fab stamping and stitching on your card.

Cat Craig said...

What sweetly fun and fun card Martha, love the pink, black and kraft! Congrats on your win!

Barb said...

Love the artsy and feminine feel of this pretty card, my friend! Congrats on your Verve win - yay! :)

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Your work is inspiring Martha, I love the pretty colors you used, so sweet!
Thanks for stopping by my blog to say HELLO! : )

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Oh, this is simply adorable! Love it!

Rosemary said...

congrats on your win, Martha! I just love Verve stamps... your card is absolutely adorable!!

Candy C said...

Congrats on your blog win! What a nice surprise! Your mini card was darling. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment. <3 Candy

Marisa said...

Love the background you created and the stitching is such a fun touch. Thanks for joining us for this month's Diva Dare!

Anita Houston said...

What a beautiful make! I love the kraft base, and the black lace and ribbon are wonderful! Love the sentiments as well! Gorgeous make! Thank you for krafting with us this week here at Simon Says Stamp & Show!

Teresa Kline said...

totally cute mini card! So glad you took the Verve Diva dare!

enjoy *~*

Greta said...

Big congrats--loved your entry! Pink & Kraft is so wonderful together & your mini card is a perfect example, Martha! Love it!