Friday, September 02, 2011

Day 186–365 Cards


Before I post my card – I need to brag on my uber-talented sister Nina.  She’s been taking the Friday Mashup – another carding challenge and she is a “Rockstar” for Challenge # 21  I have a lot to aspire to with her winning all sorts of awards. 

So now that I’ve finished glowing over my sister, here’s my  latest work.

Today’s 365 card  - Day 186 – Pick Your Pattern

We were instructed to: create a pattern somewhere on your card using embellishments.

Here’s what I came up with:


A very basic card.  I designed the cut out polka dot flourish myself and had my Silhouette do my wishes by cutting it out for me.  I should have asked it to “double cut” because I had to manually pick out several holes that did not want to give up the circles.  I chose a blue cardstock so that it would show through the punched flourish.



I bought the ribbon today at the thrift store, pretty white with scalloped edge and sheer center.  Paid an entire 25 cents for the roll.  I used a Fiskars stamp for the sentiment.

Thanks for visiting!


  1. Your card is beautiful Barb, that swirl design is stunning.Love love love it. Thank you for the sisterly praise it means a whole bunch. Love you.


  2. What a great card! Gorgeous and what a cool technique. At first I thought you punched every little hole! ;)

  3. Good morning Barb:)
    VERY PRETTY card!! Love the flourish too! Great idea of letting the machine cut it out for you.Gives me all sorts of ideas.:) Now to find time to do them.hehe

    Have a FANTASTIC weekend my friend!!


  4. This is so pretty!

    ~ Ü ~ Hilda

  5. The polka dots look so good.Hats off to you!

    Cheers from Bangalore ,India
    Dr Sonia S V

  6. beautiful card...i'm sure this one had to take a bit to create your wonderful pattern with the dots.
    Gret find on the ribbon.

    big hug


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