Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Card for today

I'm not getting much done today because of the HSN launch of the new Cricut Expression 2.  Since they've had several shows featuring it I've been watching TV most of the morning.  I even saw it at 2:00 a.m. hoping to see some of the layouts that Okie had sent in for their contest.  LOL!

This card was an experiment to see if my new printer would work on vellum.  I set up the sentiment in my cardmaking software and ran the vellum through my HP printer and it worked fine.  My old printer always smeared the ink whenever I printed on vellum.

The iris came from a package of K & Co. embellishments that Okie saw in the clearance bins at Michael's on our last trip.  The scalloped circle is punched out of mica paper, which doesn't show up in the photo.

I also used a Gelly Roll pen on the iris to add some sparkle to it.  That way it looks better next to the mica paper.


Debbie said...

very pretty thanks for sharing didn't know you had a blog so now I am a follower remember I sent you the recipe for the Jewish Apple cake lol
hugs my friend Debbie

Robin's Crafty Thing's said...

Very pretty !

Linda said...

Debbie--I do remember, of course. The apple cake was a big hit with Fred and our neighbors, too!

Melissa said...

Love the iris!

I hear ya Linda....I didn't get much sleep last night! Good thing I had some things to do at the boys school or I would have been sitting in front of the TV all day! I haven't caught any of Okie's LO's being shown yet...have you?


LorraineB said...

Very nice card. I always like yo learn new ways of printing sentiments. Thanks for the new idea.

Linda said...

Melissa--do you go on Facebook? I saw two of Shirley's layouts this morning----and she missed them! There's a couple of videos on FB showing them though.

Suzanne said...

I am going to have to try printing on vellum. Looks really nice. I like the colors and the Iris on this one.