Sunday, February 26, 2012

Tie Dye Birthday Card


This card is based on the photo inspiration/color challenge at The Play Date Café.    I took my inspiration from the colors and two of the photos shown.  Here is the original inspiration photo-

 
I used the Color Ready Seam Binding Ribbon from Close To My Heart to bring all of the colors together.

 
The seam binding ribbon is my go to embellishment.   This ribbon takes color so well.  The ribbon here was sponged with color from my ink pads.  You can also color with markers, reinkers, sprays etc.  The vase and flowers were cut with the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.
 
All supplies by Close To My Heart:
  
Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Collection
D1477 Universal Backgrounds
D1283 Say It in Style
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5917 Sky Cardstock
Z2194 Sky Ink
X5919 Garden Green Cardstock
Z2120 Garden Green Ink
X5918 Sunflower Cardstock
Z2150 Sunflower Ink
Retired Friendship Alphabet

I have also entered this card in the following challenges:
  
Aud Sentiments ChallengeInclude a sentiment with "Happy" in it
Hiding in my Craft Room - Bring on some spring
Paper Shelter Challenge - add a sentiment
Stampin Sisters in Christ-Flower
2 Sisters-Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

Brenda Frerichs said...

You did a great job on this card. The way you colored that ribbon really takes this card up a notch. :-)

Lisa said...

Love this! I can't wait to get my seam binding ribbon... i love what you did with it..

sanketi said...

Lovely!.. very creative!

Sara H said...

Your card is beautiful! Love the ribbon, and the flower pot is a great idea =)

AN said...

Wau-tämä on niin kaunis ja tyylikäs kortti-rusetti on hyvin kauniin värinen!
Kiitos osallistumisesta The paper shelter 52-haasteeseen tällä viikolla:)
Ihanaa alkavaa viikkoa sinulle sinne <3

Samantha said...

Gorgeous card, that ribbon is beautiful!! thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy this week, hugs Samantha :0)

Lisa said...

Darling card, love the ribbon!

Michelle B. said...

You did an amazing job, the colors are brilliant! Thanks for playing with us at Aud Sentiments!

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Love your card!--the colored ribbon really enhances this colored card! thanks for posting it!

CardArTart said...

Hi Alissa, you have great taste in blog backgrounds! lol That ribbon looks fantastic and the overall design of your card is lovely :)

Tracey said...

Wonderful card, I love that ribbon :)
Sorry I'm late visiting but thank you so much for joining The Paper Shelter challenge.
Hugs
Tracey
x

SnowflakeDreams1 said...

Very lovely card. I love your interpetation of the picture challenge. Thank you for sharing and linking up to the HIMCR challenge. Have a good day!

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