Friday, June 3, 2011

Etsy Inspired Card Set

Hello and happy Friday to all of you who are looking forward to this weekend off :) Today is the beginning of my work week but it's okay because I'm only working 3 days and then I'm taking a little time off (yay!!)

Today I'm playing along with Wee Memories challenge. This week it's Pinterest/Etsy inspired projects.

I started off by browsing around on Pinterest and Etsy, I could just browse for hours :) I found this gorgeous pillow which reminded me of a stamp I had :)

and here is the whole group

and a close up (For those of you who want to see the colors individually I'll post them at the bottom.)

I started with the Flower Bird Garden stamp (Hero Arts) and stamped it in 5 different colors on white card stock. I used all Hero Hues ink: Cerulean, Grass, Punch, Iris, and Poppy. I cut them out, distressed them, and added some walnut stain to the edges.

For the card base I used plain white card stock that I inked up with antique linen. I then stamped the Envelope Pattern (Hero Arts) over top, with antique linen. I also inked the edges of the card base with walnut stain.

I adhered the stamped panel with foam adhesive and stamped my sentiment in walnut stain. Each card has a different sentiment. I used Sending Smiles Message by Hero Arts for the set. I love how each large sentiment has a matching inside sentiment. It makes card sets a breeze :)

To complete the card I added two buttons threaded with twine and a twine bow.

Here are the rest of the colors

Thanks for coming over to see :) I hope you have a gorgeous weekend!


  1. Deb, these are gorgeous!! Love your inspiration and love the cards you made. Thank you so much for joining us at Wee Memories. :)

  2. Love these cards, the colors and beautiful and the design is fab!

  3. Beautiful set, Kelly! Love the colors!

  4. Just popped over from flickr to see all your beautiful colours. Card sets are so fun. Love yours!

  5. This is inspiring!!! I am going to try this!! Thanks for sharing!! :)

  6. What an awesome set! Great inspiration pic, too!

    Thanks for playing along with us girls at Wee Memories! :D

  7. what a gorgeous set. Great inspiration

  8. I did my own take on your "Inspired by" cards. I was so happy with them. Thank you for the inspiration. Yours turned our beautifully.

  9. Beautiful card set--I love them. Saw them on Pinterest and had to come checkout your blog! Great.