Sunday, April 17, 2011

English Moss and Cappuccino Card

How’s that for a combination? I fell in love with Colorbok’s “English Moss” collection when I was in JoAnn’s one day ( fortunately with a 25% entire purchase coupon since I might have bought several things from that collection). Then, when The Twinery was donating proceeds from their orders to Japan Relief, I ordered an assortment of twine (LOVE LOVE LOVE). One of the colors included is called “Cappuccino” and when I needed to make a birthday card for a friend recently, the two just clicked!
Colorbok English Moss
The 12x12 paper pack contains reversible paper so it’s like getting twice as much. OK in my head it is!  I chose this green floral that has a shabby brown on the other side.
Twinery Cappuccino
The cappuccino twine from my sampler pack. The English Moss collection also had these great wordy glitter stickers:
Colorbok Glitter Stickers
The great thing about this card is you don’t have to be a stamper to make a beautiful card. A package of paper, die cuts, stickers, and embellishments and you’re off!
Colorbok Twinery Card
I layered a couple of die cuts from the English Moss pack onto papers from the collection and mounted in the center of the card using foam dots. I wrapped the biggest die with the twine and then added a couple smaller dies as accent pieces and finished with the word “enjoy” in the center. Closeup:
Colorbok EM Closeup
IMG_5345And that was only one piece of my paper pack! Squee! ( OK I make up words) Lots more to play with.
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Michelle L. said...

Lovely! I really like the wrapped string effect, and those swirly accents are so pretty!

Netty said...

Terrific results. Annette x

Christine said...

Twine! Genius! I love that card...everytime you post one I get motivated to go create some cards myself...yay!

BEAR's Mom said...

great cards
i love using twine on my cards
going to visit that shop
thanks for sharing :D

Lindalou said...

Love the card and the twine is so cool. Well done.

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card!

Chocolate Drool and Kisses said...

These are beautiful! I have no talent when it comes to cards. I love the color choices!

Gretchen said...

sweet card!! :)

Sabr said...

beautiful cards! also just ordered lots of Twinery twine! have fun!!

Plastic Card said...

Adorable,i think the beauty completely depends on ribbon....
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