Welcome to Cards by Amy K.

I am SO GLAD you stopped by to check out my blog!!! Here I will be posting my current projects for you to see. PLEASE feel free to leave me a comment. I would LOVE to hear what you think about what I'm working on. I have been a scrapbooker/paper crafter since I first caught wind of this wonderful hobby in 2006. I am lucky enough to get to spend my days doing something I love so much and which brings so much joy into my life. I first started scrapbooking as a way to pass the time as I found myself at home alone all day suddenly, now I can't imagine life without it. Too bad I don't get paid for it, then I really would have it all!!!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Tea cup birthday

Like all my cards, I made this for a family member, My cousin, Nicole. Her birthday isn't till mid April but I am trying to break the bad habit I have of sending all my birthday cards late. lol. I used a 5x7'' card base in white and covered that with a piece of hunter green Bazzill card stock and then layered a sheet of designer paper from the Life's Journey collection by K & co. I used some distress ink in tea dye on the white dollie, I cut the frame and vine from the Cindy Loo cartridge for the cricut and then I stamped the tea pot and tea cup from a stamp set by Hot off the press. I really like this stamp set. I get a lot of good use out of it, it has a ton of beautiful images. The stamp set is called "Fancy a cuppa". I stamped it with memento ink in rich cocoa. I used the memento ink because I knew I was going to use my copic markers to color part of the images with. I stamped the sentiment in dark brown chalk ink from clear snap. The stamp set is called "greetings" and its from TPC studios and its stamped on a shape from the Lacy Labels cricut cartridge. I used some lace from my stash and I used a flower from recollections and also three dew drops in the upper right hand corner. I hope you enjoy this card today, I hope to have more projects up soon for you to enjoy. Thanks for stopping by.