Thursday, April 26, 2012

Going Green

It's almost Friday & I survived another week of training.  I can finally say I've learned a couple things, so it isn't all a mystery.  Hopefully things will be clicking faster & faster & I'll discover I really can do this job!  Can't wait to move to my 1/2 time schedule.
ODBD Shining The Light Challenge HERE is to use mostly green or something recycled.  I knew I wanted to use my new stamp of Robert Frost's poem from Quote Collection 1, but took awhile to figure out what to do to make it into a card.  I inked the stamp with Memento markers Cottage Ivy & Rich Cocoa.  They stayed wet enough to clear emboss the image.  Then I added more green to the trees.  I scribbled the marker on an acrylic block & used a sponge to add the color to the edges.  Finally I decided to use 2 of the printed papers from American Crafts Botanical collection with a strip of white satin ribbon & lace.  The layers are mounted with foam tape & the card is finished off with the buttons.  Just realized this card qualifies for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday challenge this week HERE, since I used the diagonal elements of buttons, ribbon & emboss.  I'd love to hear what you think.  Thanks for coming by.


  1. OH WOW, Greta.
    I am just loving this design and colour Palette, and the Green/White Bg paper gives wonderful texture and interest. You have combined the warmth of a your refreshing mint Green with the deep Green, so you have the feeling of elegance.
    Great Card, this is a winner for me.

  2. beautiful Greta. Glad the training is coming along okay. It's hard to make changes, But it will all fall in place in time.

  3. Love all the layers and the framed quote! The little details of ribbon, buttons and lace make this extra special!

  4. beautiful card, greta!! you know i love that quote... hee!!!

  5. Wow, this is gorgeous, Greta! Beautiful layering and design. Love the serene feel of your card :) Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  6. The paper weaving looks great with that wonderful sentiment, Greta!

  7. I love how you framed the quote and used the pp layers in the bg! I'm glad you've survived another week of training - hang in there :)

  8. What a lovely card! I love the sentiment and the way you laid it out :)

    Thank you for joining us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

    ~ Amanda :)

  9. great use of the pp! Lovely card. glad you are doing well.

  10. What a great card!
    Thanks so much for participating in the Timeless Tuesday Challenge.
    Hugs and smiles


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