Pretty Little Studio: Something to Be Thankful for

Monday, March 19, 2018

Welcome to the work week, y'all!  I hope you all had wonderful weekends.  Mine was filled with more home improvements, but our kitchen is finally starting to take shape.  There are a couple of big ticket items on order until the end of the month, which puts some finishing touches on hold until they can be installed; but I'm hoping to get to spend most of April in my brand new kitchen.  I'll share a few pics later this week, if you'd like to stop by and take a peek at what we've been up to.  With that out of the way, I'm here today to share a card that I made using Maryam Perez's very first collection over at Pretty Little Studio, Sweet Life.  It happens to be up on the blog this evening; and I wanted to share it here, too.  Enjoy!
I started this card by framing the playful, yellow, Adventure print with a piece of Leaves patterned paper.  Before anchoring them together with bright-pink-threaded, straight, machine stitching, I tucked a Cupcake Party Die Cut tab between the two layers and topped it with a "hello love" Hello, Hello Pink Word Sticker.
I then wrapped the entire thing with a length of Strawberry seam binding ribbon, tied in a double bow and embellished with a length of white string, tied in a bow, as well as a lone pearl.
The "there is always something to be thankful for." Life Is Beautiful Die-Cut sentiment was backed with a Flower Garden Die Cut, as well as a snippet of cheesecloth for additional texture.  The whole lot was adhered, with foam tape, in the center of the card face, before popping the entire prepped piece up, with more foam tape, in the center of the white, cardstock, card face.
Glossy accents was used, on the hearts, to give the sentiment die cut both shine and dimension; and a couple of Flower Garden Die-Cut butterflies, adhered just as their centers, complete the look.
Further inspiration for this card came from the gorgeous blooms and scrumptious, spring colors in Inspired by All the Little Things' Challenge #82.
Thanks so much for visiting!  Have a wonderful week, friends!

{Supplies & Tools}
Paper: white (Paper Studio); Sweet Life: 6x8 Paper Pack (PLS) Other: bright pink thread (Coats & Clark); sewing machine (Janome); foam tape (Scrapbook Adhesives); cheesecloth (Dritz); pearl (Paper Studio); white string (Hobby Lobby); Glossy Accents (Ranger); Strawberry seam binding ribbon (Paper Sweeties); Sweet Life: Cupcake Party Die Cut, Flower Garden Die Cuts, Life Is Beautiful Die Cut, & Hello, Hello Pink Word Sticker (PLS)


Leigh Penner said...

Oh, this is beautiful! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors and the sentiment!!!!!

Lisa Elton said...

This is as pretty as can be Jinny! Love the regal red bow and the pretty sentiment. Looking forward to pictures of your kitchen. Our project will be starting soon. I'm excited, but nervous, I don't like the mess LOL!

Wanda Cullen said...

This just shouts SPRING with the vivid colors! Love your take on the inspiration photo!

KimCreate said...

Beautiful, Gorgeous, layered goodness here! Gosh, I love it. Thanks for joining Inspired by all the little things!

Silke Ledlow said...

GORGEOUS! Love everything about this card! Thank you for playing along with us!

LauraJane:) said...

FABULOUSLY scrappy! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By All the Little Things!