Something Lacy

Love doilies and lace?  Then this card design is for you!  I started with Jennifer Timko’s really unique and interesting sketch for the Freshly Made Sketches challenge for this week.  As soon as I saw the sketch, I saw a ruffled doily.  The doily was easy to ‘ruffle’ by cutting half way to the center of the doily and accordion folding it.


The Something Lacy Stamp Set was heat embossed in white, and colored in random areas with Stampin’ Write Markers.  The sentiment, from Sheltering Tree Stamp Set was heat embossed with gold on vellum to keep the look very soft and feminine.  TIP:  The Candy Dots hide the glue dots on the back side of the vellum that adhere it to the background piece.

ANOTHER TIP:  I was going to dry emboss the bottom portion with Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, which I think would have been so pretty, but I glued it all together before I remembered my plan.  I hope that if you CASE this card, that you remember that step!  🙂

I hope you’ll join us at Freshly Made Sketches this week and play along with Jennifer’s fun sketch!

FMS180 Jen T

Thanks for stopping by!

SUPPLIES:  Stamp Sets:  Sheltering Tree (sentiment) and Something Lacy (background stamp);  Ink:  VersaMark;  Stampin’ Write Markers:  Blushing Bride, Pear Pizzazz and Pink Pirouette;  Paper:  Blushing Bride, Whisper White and Vellum Paper;  Tools and Accessories:  Heat Gun, White Embossing Powder, Gold Embossing Powder, Blushing Bride Thick Twine, Doilies, Pearls Basic Jewels.  Pearls were colored with Blendabilities, currently unavailable for purchase.

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  1. Cheryl Wright

    Beautiful card!! I have just received this stamp (yesterday!) and have made two cards already. Love the ruffled doily – very unique!

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Patti MacLeith

    Just beautiful, Cindy!

  3. KarrenJ

    This is so pretty and feminine, Cindy. The lovely flowery pattern at the top is just beautiful and the ruffled doily is so cute.

  4. Jen Mitchell

    Amazing! I thought for sure that was DSP, but nope just you embossing and coloring those flowers perfectly! I love your accordion doily and embossing the sentiment on vellum is such an elegant touch!

  5. Tonya Denton

    How beautiful! Love it! 🙂

  6. Linda Callahan

    Pretty impact for sure! This is lovely from the beautiful embossed flowers to,the sweet ruffled doily! Love it!

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