Sunday, September 22, 2013

A Note of Thanks

I had an embossing folder that had never been used; I bought it because music is a very important part of my life, as I am sure is true for many of you.

I chose the black and white theme because of the nature of sheet music, which is almost always printed in black and white. But the temptation to put in a splash of red color was too great, so it has some bright red in it, along with some sparkly glitter mist spray paint.

I embossed a piece of white cardstock with my music notes EF (Paper Studio A2 Music Notes) and ran a brayer loaded with black ink over it. This was glued to black cardstock to make it stand out from the white cardstock base of the card. Two different EFs were used (Paper Studio A2 Curl Ribbon and Darice Checkered) for the two white perpendicular pieces, and they, too, are backed with black cardstock, then glued onto the card. The flower (Memory Box Fabulous Phlox and Cottage Cutz Flourish Layered Flower) was assembled next and a red rhinestone was added in the middle of it; little black leaves were arranged under it. The sentiment (Stampin Up Thank You Kindly) was bordered with black, as well, and both the white and black pieces were cut with a square punch (EK Success 1" square). Then a red bow was added. This was all sprayed with diamond glitter dust.

Originally it had a black butterfly (Memory Box Pippi Butterfly) that was sprayed with glitter dust, but the card seemed to lack a much needed additional pop of color, so I spray painted it red. However, because the butterfly was black, the red came out not as bright as I had hoped, so I cut another one out of bright red paper and glued it on top of the first one to make a double-winged butterfly.

Here is the card:

And this is a close up of the double-winged butterfly:

I am entering the card in the following challenges:

4 Krafty Girlz Challenges - Anything Goes  2/3
Crafty Ribbons Challenges - Anything Goes with Ribbon  2/5
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes  3/5
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes  NL
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes NL

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits, and your encouraging comments mean more to me than you know. As always, God's highest and best to you today and every day.

Many rich blessings,

Ginny B.

Romans 10:9-11
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT


  1. Love every tiny detail Ginny. Beautiful work with sheet music. I too would like to try with it some time,since, I've always liked the black and white combination of the sheet music.

  2. Howdy Ginny - My MIL passed away last week so we have been busy with the funeral and out of state guest. I sign up to your blog loving button today - have a wonderful day - be blessed! Love this card and that double winged butterfly too!

  3. Thanks so much for joining us over at 4 Krafty Girlz, lovely card!
    Hugs Donna DT

  4. Thank you so much for entering the 4 Krafty Girlz challenge with your creation and good luck. Tina-Maree DT xx feel free to enter the following challenges :) Glamoureyes


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