Sunday, April 22, 2012

Remember - The Shabby Tea Room #110

Hey, I'm back with my second post for today.  This time I'm playing along with The Shabby Tea Room Challenge #110.  The colors really called to me.  And...I wanted to use some of the pretty aqua mist felt I purchased recently.

*** Edited to add...oops, I was too late for the challenge!  Ack! ***

Here's the challenge photo provided by Tammy.  So, so pretty...

I recently saw a card on Ivana's blog that I just loved.  You can see her card HERE.  The layout of her card inspired mine.

My card ~

Ahhh...I love these colors together.  That aqua color is Stampin' Up's pool party.    It seems to be my favorite color card stock lately :)  The aqua mist felt is from Papertrey Ink.  I was surprised how closely they match.  The pool party card stock was die cut with Papertrey Ink's front & center II die, which is actually meant to be used as the front (and back) of a gift bag.  I cut off just the top few inches from the die cut, for my card.  I left the "handle" of the die cut intact.  I added more die cuts, a rolled flower and then a vintage button (it's a very, very light pink color) tied with some linen thread.

Thank for taking a peek at what I've been up to!

What's in it?
card stock: confetti cream, pool party, blushing bride (SU)
stamp: harvest berries (PTI)
dsp: in color patterns pack (SU)
other: aqua mist felt (PTI), front & center II die, tag sale #5 die (PTI), rolled flower die (MFT), scor-tape, glue dots, linen thread, vintage button from an estate sale 


  1. This is so beautiful Susie! Love your CAS take on the inspiration!

  2. Hi dear Susie!!! Thank you so much for your lovely comment :) It means so very much to me! I absolutely LOVE your beautiful creations and I am tickled pink about inspiring you!

  3. Gorgeous card! I'm with you on lovin' the new pool party color from SU! Lovely colors on your card along with the beautiful rolled flower! Hope you are having a great week, take care!!:-))


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