Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tulip Frame Card

Hi everyone I had company last week and then my Internet went down. I thought of trying to post using my Smartphone but I don't think I'm that smart.

I played with paint and glue and even took some pictures of the process yesterday but then when I woke up this morning and saw the dried panel I decided to do something else today.  That panel and another panel I did with paint and glue will just have to wait until the muse comes and whispers in my ear what to do with them. ;-)

I found on my hard drive where my external drive had copied several files which I thought were lost for ever. Among them is a charming Tulip Frame by Pamela A Conner which she made using dingbat fonts. I also found at Hobby Lobby Inka Gold  on sale so you know me I had to play.

Last week  at My Creative Classroom the emphasis was on stickers. I've been hoarding these dimensional stickers I found at a dollar store for a couple of years. If I ever find more I definitely will buy the store out.

Oh you want to see the finished card. O.K drum-roll please.

While straightening up my file drawer I found some yellow cardstock. I thought that would be perfect for the card base.  I decided to use the scallop card base which I created a couple of years ago. Sure better than trying to use decorative scissors to get the same look. I edged the scallops with Red Gold ink using a cotton swab.

As I said the frame is a file by Pamela A. Conner. I cut the file out with some confetti cardstock which I've had for a long time. While cleaning I found a piece which had been printed on one side when I forgot to take the cardstock out of the printer and went to print something else. I decided to cut this file out with that first as a trial. Figured if it didn't cut right I wasn't out anything.  Of course like usual when I do something like that I end up using the trial piece in the finished project. LOL!

Using a cotton swab I colored the frame with Lava Red and Gold Inka Gold. When the Inka Gold was dry I buffed it to bring out the shine. I decided to go ahead and use the inside piece from the frame. I inked the edges with Red Gold ink and then placed the dimensional sticker. I pop dotted the panel then on the card.

The weather is once again beautiful. Of course the joke here is if you don't like the weather wait fifteen minutes and it will change. The boys and I walked to the park on Sunday when it was clear only to get hailed on while there. Of course by the time we got home the sun had come out and the hail had stopped. So if you don't see me around for awhile I'll probably  be enjoying the weather with my dogs outdoors taking photos.

Wishing you Happy Frugal Crafting till we meet again.


  1. Myoriah, your card is so lovely. I have some Inka Gold and now I'm inspired to use it on some paper crafts. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Pretty, pretty, pretty. Such lovely spring colors.
    The view and the dogs are wonderful.

  3. Wow, this card really makes a statement and jumps right out at me. I love the yellow. Great sticker too. I never know what to do with them, and clearly you do. Glad you're enjoying your picture taking. It was nice to see your dogs.

  4. Would love to turn you loose in my left-overs in my craft room. Your card is just wonderful. I love the frame and cut out frame and the shape of the whole card!


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