Sunday, August 11, 2013

Sparks Challenge- thanks bunches

Hi all!

Happy Sunday!  I found a bit of crafty "me time" yesterday and made a card for this week's Sparks Challenge.  This challenge this week is to incorporate sheer or clear elements. I came up with this card:


This card used Crystal Clear, Calico and Many Thanks. I used this technique that Betsy Veldman showcased on her blog a few weeks back to make my mason jar look a little more realistic.  I die cut the jar from Hawaiian Shores paper and stamped the jar outline and the stems.  I overlayed the jar with vellum and stamped and embossed "Ball" from Crystal Clear with clear powder.

Finally, I stamped Thanks Bunches onto a tag and tied it to the jar with twine.


The photo above shows the embossing a little better. 

Well that's all for me today!  Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Soooo fun Katie! I love the jar and flowers!

  2. WOW!! Such a Neat Card!! I LOVE your take on the challenge!! =) THANKS SO MUCH for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge and I hope you'll play along again next week!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  3. This is FANTABULOUS Katie!!! LOVE the doily, the tag on the jar (tied on with twine - eek!) - and the flowers couldn't be prettier! LOVE it all! Thanks so much for playing along with this weeks Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge!!!

  4. Sooo cute!! I love how you tied a real tag to the jar! Thanks for joining us at Paper Smooches Sparks!

  5. darling, love how it looks like it is on a table with the doily!

  6. That jar DOES look real! I LOVE it! What a fab card-- great take on sheer/clear! YOU ROCK:) THANKS so much for joining in the fun with the Trend Watch-- hope you play along with us this week at the Paper Smooches Sparks challenge <3


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