Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tuesday Morning Sketches #259

Good Morning TMS Friends!  I am so happy that Tuesday is here because I really love this week's sketch and I can't wait to show you the card I created with it.  This week's sponsor is DRS Designs - LOVE THEM!

I played with a stamp called Butterfly on Eggs, but this one happens to be the digital version.  I love digis, don't get me wrong, there's still nothing quite like the feeling of a stamp block in your hand, but digis give you a versatility that you just don't {necessarily} get with stamps.  I printed this butterfly but before I did, I flipped it.  The stamp will have the butterfly body facing the left rather than the right.  I knew that I wanted to create a shaker card and was going to incorporate the egg images but I just couldn't wrap my mind around it.  So this is what I came up with.


 I love the earth tones against the stark white elements. I also love the sepia tones of the butterfly.  Ta da - here's my shaker card.  I filled it with half back pearls, half back rhinestones and sequins.  I also picked up this jar of flowers on clearance at Michael's that had that cool hairpin in it.  I added the twine and glued it on.


Then shake it a bit to reveal it's message!  Cool right?  I love love love this!  Please head on over to the TMS blog and join us!

6 Encouraging Thoughts:

Debbie said...

This is amazing, Melissa!! Beautiful butterfly and dies! I've never made a shaker card but I think they are so neat!!

Jenée said...

Absolutely STUNNING! This card is just outstanding and gorgeous! Way to go, Mel!

Unknown said...

Wow Melissa! Fabulous shaker card! Love the earthy tones! I think I need to step out of my comfort zone and try making a shaker card!!

Jessi Fogan said...

Absolutely gorgeous! That hairpin is a heck of a find, it's perfect :)

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful shaker card Melissa, I love the hairpin.

Being Mrs Miles said...

Hi Melissa,

I shaker cards, and yours is imaginative and beautiful!

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