Thursday, June 7, 2012

Most Fabulous Friend

Hey there, everyone!!  Lea here today to share a new card with you!  My card features some fabulous paper & tag by Pink Paislee.  They make some of the cutest papers & embellishments...I just love them!!  You will find some of the older product in the Daily Deals right now at, plus you can still get Pink Paislee's latest collection "Declaration" at the store!

This card encompasses two of my very favorite things- a pink/aqua color combo and snippets of doily here and there.  Here is what I created!
Today I thought I would share a little about my creative process, because I think that making cards should be fun and stress free!!  The first thing I do is typically grab the papers & stamps that I want to use.  Then, because I am a visual person, I just look through all my fun bits and baubles, and grab everything that I think matches the theme.  I spread them around my desk, and then just go to town grabbing them when & if I need them!  There is nothing strict and regimented about it....I just start stamping, distressing, cutting and placing things here and there. 

Unless my card is super clean & simple...this is typically the process that I use.  I feel like I stay inspired because I am looking at every pretty thing that I might possibly put on my card front.  It is also a GREAT way to make sure you are using up all that fun product that you've purchased.  The one thing that I will never be accused of is being a hoarder...if I've got it in my stash- I will use it!!  So, I challenge you to do the same thing.  I will be ultra inspiring!  { will make some room in your stash for all the new stuff coming out soon!!  Be sure to check back at soon for that!!}

Until later,
~Lea L.


Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Love this...the flow of your collage is great...and so are the colors you chose. The dress form in the center is such a fun element...

And, I'm glad to know that I'm not the only sort of "random" card maker out there. I almost never use a sketch...I grab the things I love and take it from there. TFS

Ruth G said...

Love this color combo! I also love how all the elements just pile on for a rich, lovely effect! TFS!

Natalie said...

Beautiful layers showcasing all those pretty embellishments. Very pretty card, Lea!

Gloria Stengel said...

This is FANTASTIC!!!!