Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Simple love

Happy Wednesday!!  It's time for a new challenge from The House That Stamps Built and this one is a fan favorite: Anything Goes!  Oh, yeah, we know how much everyone loves an anything goes challenge.  I am sooooo in love with this card!!!  The gorgeous tulips, the soft, fuzzy mulberry paper, and that adorable chevron vase!  I didn't realize until after I had already taken the photo that I hadn't used ANY embellishments on it.  Not a piece of ribbon, not a pearl, not a rhinestone . . . it just doesn't need it! The simple word "love" is all it needed.
I actually had a whole different background ready for the image, but once I added the mulberry paper, it covered up too much of the background so I decided to go with the plain gray and I'm so glad I did.
Besides paper piecing the vase, I also pieced the tulip flowers themselves after I colored them on a second piece of card and cut them out.  It adds just a tiny bit of dimension.  Make sure you check out The House blog for the full details and to see what the rest of the team did for this challenge.

Supplies:
Stamps: Repeat Impressions "Vase of Tulips" and "Love Stencil"  I used only the word part of the stamp
Dies: Spellbinders "A2 Matting Basics A" rectangle

Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge #186--hearts and/or flowers
Sweet Stampin'--dies & punches
Hiding In My Craft Room #285--color it!
CardzTV #1--anything goes
Creative Fingers #123--anything goes
Brown Sugar Challenge #234--anything goes
Winter Wonderland--spring fever, flowers, sunshine, romance
ART Impressions #200--spring fling
Cute Card #461--cool colours/tones
Cards Galore--anything goes

20 comments:

Glittered Paws said...

Love it - and oh Mulberry Paper - I have been "stashing" mine waiting for it to come back and you are right this is all this card needs. Great inspiration.

joy said...

This a beautiful card! I love the base and how you have made the vase.

Wendy Fraser said...

Simply stunning, really classy and well designed. Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

Cheri said...

Heather you have created a gorgeous CAS card and it certainly needs nothing else. That mulberry paper is a perfect touch of texture and embellishment. I love this card.

Dot Freel said...

Very pretty! Love that pink paper.

Donna said...

This is one of my favorite Repeat Impressions stamps and love how you did a chevron paper pieced vase and the mulberry paper is a perfect touch!

Laurie Unger said...

Love this!!! I think I need this stamp!

Patti J said...

So pretty! This image is perfect for piecing! Love it...thanks for sharing!

Kerry said...

This is gorgeous! Love the mulberry paper, and the beautiful flowers! Thanks so much for joining us at the Art Impressions challenge!

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh that's so elegant! Love the mulberry paper torn edge, it looks fabulous!! Gorgeous creation hun. Thanks for joining in the fun with us this week at Sweet Stampin' for our 'Dies & Punches' challenge. I'm so glad you did. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

CraftyLyn said...

A very pretty stylish card,just lovely thanks for sharing your card with us here at winter wonderland,Lyn DT.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a gorgeous card. Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge 36 Anything Goes sponsored by Sparkle’n’Sprinkle. Hugs Jackie DT

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Thank you for entering your beautiful card in the Sweet Stampin' Dies and Punches Challenge! I love the tulips image!

Melissa said...

Beautiful card, you did a wonderful job, thanks for joining Cardz TV!

J Anne said...

Such a pretty card. The torn paper is a nice touch.

J Anne said...

Such a pretty card. The torn paper is a nice touch.

J Anne said...

Such a pretty card. The torn paper is a nice touch.

Ileana A. said...

Wonderful delicate creation!
Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge
January "ATG".
Ileanaxx

LOU said...

Beautiful card Heather. Love you colouring and the torn Mulberry paper background.
Thanks so much for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
Lou DT xo

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful card Heather. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Winter Wonderland. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx