Sunday, March 6, 2011

Who Needs Design Paper?

I made a card without using design paper. It was a challenge for me but I had fun with it. A little Cuttlebug, a little embossing powder - and hey who needs a designer?!

Cheery Cherries
~Base card - Gina K Designs Pure White
~Layer of red cardstock stamped with Stampin' Up Perfect Plaid using Versamark and Ranger Black embossing powder and a small flower image stamped using Versamark and Ranger Seafoam White embossing powder
~Layer of white cardstock with the edges smudged with black and run through the Cuttlebug and the Swiss Dots embossing folder
~Three metal red brads
~Layer of black glossy cardstock with layer of red/white dot ribbon
~Digital image (freebie by Melon Headz) printed on Cryogen White and colored with Copics; Stickles red dots on dish, dish topped with Inkssentials Crackle Accents; cherry paper-cut and topped with Inkssentials Glossy Accents
~Side cherries stamped and colored with Copics and highlighted with Inkssentials Glossy Accents
Sketch Saturday - sketch
Crafty Pad - ribbon
Aly's Sunday - anything goes
Shabby Tea Room - red, white, black
Play Date Cafe - black, white, and a splash of color

Thanks for clicking by.
Nancy in Iowa


  1. No designer paper needed AT ALL! This is just GORGEOUS as is.....SOOOO very cute and pretty.
    Love it.

  2. Such a yummy design ... I {heart} those cherries!! Thanks for joining us this week in the Tea Room :)

  3. Lovely card thanks for joining us at the crafty pad x

  4. This is too FAB! I love the creativity you have shown with out using DP! That image is just delicious as well and the touch of glitz just makes it! Thank you for playing along with us at The Crafty Pad weekly challenge of Ribbon. Good luck in the draw to win that awesome prize! & I hope to see you again on Sunday for a new challenge The Navy Wife

  5. Lovely card! I find making cards without designer paper quite a challenge, but I'm working on it!! You've done a great job! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

  6. I think your card looks perfect without did a great job! Thanks so much for joining us at THE CRAFTY PAD this week for our 'Use Ribbons' challenge.

    Hugs, Ali x

  7. What a cheery cherry card! (couldn't resist) Thanks for playing with us at the Play Date Cafe! Hope to see you again soon. :)

  8. How fun is this? You are just torturing me with that sundae (I'm on a diet)! It's adorable. So glad you joined us for this week's challenge at The Play Date CAfe.

  9. I think it's fun to just use cardstock sometimes, too! You did a great job!

    Thanks so much for playing with us at Sketch Saturday! I hope you'll join us again soon!

  10. Nancy:) This card is SUPER cute! You are awesome! xox Nikki


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