Hi, my name is Carmen. Welcome to Beyond The Fringe!

I love sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, painting, doodling and more. I also offer digital stamps and vintage graphics, many for free. I am a mom of 4 and a grandmother of 10 adorable grandkids, whom I love to make things for.

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Oct 19, 2012

Ridgeview Card for October

Hello,

Just popping in to show you the card we're doing with the Ridgeview ladies. I used the Graphic 45 "Alice in Wonderland" paper pad to make these up. I've used the papers several times already, so didn't mind donating them.
I really like the little cards, so I thought I'd incorporate them. I have a spider stamp with a web at the top. I used the web on the corners of the little cards, as well as at the top of the card. Just used a  post it note to cover the rest of the stamp.

I stickled the hearts, cloves, spades and diamonds, and the borders. Then I tied a ribbon around the cards and added another piece of paper behind them. I'm still thinking about filling in the lettering on the bottom with a black tip pen. They seem too light...
Here's what my desk looks like right now...
Can you see what a difference inking the edges makes? I ink the edges of each square with a dauber, then I also ink the top edge of the squares. It just gives them so much depth!

Well, that's it for today!

Have a good weekend!
Blessings,
Carmen


4 comments:

  1. Great card! Love the Alice in Wonderland and Cheshire cat! :) Really like the layout and lacy edging!

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  2. WOW!!! A labor of love with all these beauties!!! I love it! The images are too cute!

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  3. The card is gorgeous and I love each of the individual pieces. Great combo! This would be rewarding to create.

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  4. OH CARMEN!! You have done it again. I love this one. Thanks so much for sharing the card and the wonderful digi image. You are a clever and crafty gal. Thanks again. SHerry T

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Thanks for the comments!