Friday, February 10, 2012

Get Well & SNEAK PEAK!

It was supposed to be a simple Get Well card!  It turned out a little more detailed then I thought it would.  But then I never know how anything I make will turn out in the end.  Also, Scrappy Moms Stamps is releasing 2 new sets.  So here is my sneak peak at the new Mini Messages.

What can I say, I am really into the Umbrella Man die.  Are you getting totally sick of him yet?  But doesn't he fit with the card!  I cut the card stock at 9 1/4" by 8" then scored down the center.  I wanted a tall legal size envelope...or is that a bill size? 


I ran my card through my cuttlebug with Elegant Bouquet embossing folder.  Then I glued on the greyish buttons on the flowers.  I did change all the buttons as I had them blue at first.  As the card took form I needed to make the changes.  Pretty eh?


I also decorated the inside of the card with the coordinating DP from the umbrella.  It's a thick glitter paper.  The wide black ribbon I saved from a Disneyland purchase this past summer.  Don't throw anything away!  I then ran some white card stock through my Tiny Tags die and stamped an Antique Ledger stamp for background.  The "Get Well" sentiment is from the new Mini Messages set. 


I stamped this great vintage stamp in versamark to make a resist for the 3" envelope, something for my tag to tuck in too.  I distressed with TH Pumice Stone and Black Soot...did I get that right?  OK grey and black!  A great spot to tuck a little note.  I finished the tag with the same Disney ribbon and an antique brad.


I punched the inside of the DP with the Martha Stewart Heart border punch.  I saved the hearts for the Umbrella Man.  I like how they trickle.  Then I stamps "Thinking of You" right onto the card...another stamp from Mini Messages.


I kept the card masculine for my intended family member. 

Thanks for popping in.  Do you have a favorite part of the card?  I love the mini envelope and tag.  What a nice treat when it gets opened. 
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12 comments:

  1. Very cute card I just love the black and white and then the buttons just give it the wow.

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  2. nicole, this absolutely beatiful! love all the details!

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  3. Nicole
    This is simply stunning.
    Myrna

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  4. Beautiful! I love the little umbrella guy too - he does work perfect with the card/sentiment!! :D

    {{{ HUGS }}}

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  5. I LOVE this card! Your designing is awesome :) the little buttons and hearts are just the perfect touch!

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  6. The umbrella guy is great for someone 'under the weather', *grin* Sweet heart and button rain. The mini pocket with the stamp is my fave part!

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  7. Super cute!
    -Brittney
    www.brittneyscricutcreations.blogspot.com

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  8. Adorable card! (This is Marlene...let me know if the comment moderation worked!)

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  9. Oh this is adorable Nicole...love the heart raindrops...too cute! ;) Hugs x

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  10. Que bonito te a quedado me gusta mucho!!!!

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