Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Napkin and Plant Wrap!!

This card has been selected as one of the top three at Papelitos Challenge 
Thank you Papelitos!!

It is good to be back here after such a long absence - with summer, (read gardening and lawn mowing) Christmas and the house project, life is a tad busy!!
But I have managed several cards and another card class since I last posted.

The card I am sharing today was inspired by some paper table napkins that were used at my Aunts 85th birthday party - my cousin graciously gave me a couple to bring home.

I used the 'felted cardstock' technique found here. After adhering and trimming the napkin layer, I sponged the edges. I then sprayed it with a silver glitter mist.

This was then mounted over maroon card, and the sentiment embossed on a scrap of the same card, cut with a die and the edges sponged with pearlescent ink.

The silver layer under the sentiment and top layer was a wrap from a gifted plant - compliments of my neighbour.

This shot shows the sparkle from the mist and the silver layer.  The rhinestones were added in three groups - one on the sentiment and two on the card.

I was very pleased with this outcome of this card.

I am linking this to:

Thanks so much for visiting - may your day be blessed.

18 comments: said...

What a gorgeous card and fabulous technique!! I am so going to have to try this. I'll be on the lookout for pretty napkins now. :-) Love how you turned the found objects into such a beautiful card!! I'm a new follower. ~ Blessings, Tracey

Holly Young said...

Beautiful card! I love the technique and that silver wrapping you used is fabulous! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

jimlynn said...

Beautiful technique AND card!!! So lovely!

Shelly Schmidt said...

WOW! Gorgeous- I have been collecting napkins- thanks for the tutorial link. I love your card- the pink flowers are gorgeous!

Dawn T said...

superb recycling Maxine. Great use of the napkin. Wishing you a very happy Christmas and all the best for 2013

brenda said...

So very pretty and elegant Maxine and what clever use of the serviettes.

Is lovely to see you at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping challenges this month, thanks so much to joining in.

B x

Staci said...

What a beautiful card! TFS.

Mema's Crafts said...

A very elegant birthday card..great idea using the silver wrap on your card. Thanks for playing with us at Mema's Crafts and don't forget to enter for our gift card giveaway worth $50. Good Luck!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fabulous card in great colors. Perfect for a birthday. Thanks for joining us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

Cathy A said...

Maxine, what a pretty card, I have used napkins before but adhered with glue, I will have to give this felting technique a go! Thanks for sharing, hope you have a lovely Christmas.

Amy said...

Very pretty and shimmery - would love to see the napkins that inspired them.

JD/ Jill said...

Very pretty card!

Crafting Vicky said...

Wow this is really stunning. I'm going to have to try that technique and I hope that my cards will be as pretty as yours.

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Daisy Doodles challenges. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

stunning card thanks for joining us at daisy doodles and good luck emma xx

judith@poppy cottage said...

Great recycling of the napkin and plant wrap. Your card is really pretty. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations, Judith xx

Ink Art Designs said...

Hi Linby...such a feminine card! I love the pink and sparkle, so very beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at Vintage Stamping Challenges
Dot x

Made by Mandy said...

Many thanks for joining in with our last challenge of the year over at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges

Hope you had a fabulous Christmas and I would like to wish you a very Happy & Healthy 2013. Hope you will join in with our challenges in th New Year.

Mandy (DT member for Daisy Doodles)

Mina said...

fabulous make Maxine, I love the design and its so so clever too...thanks for joining in with our Bunny Zoe's Crafts challenge this month
Mina xxx