Wednesday, March 14, 2012

CardMaker Blog Team hop

I have another post below this! A look at the new stamps from Mint Motif and a chance to win them!

inspiration card inspiration photo

Its another CardMaker Blog Team hop today! We are using the photo above as inspiration. I love using photos like this as a starting point for projects!

inspiration card

And here is my take on the inspiration. The first part that struck me was that amazing mirror. To re-create that look, I stamped and heat embossed this hexagon pattern on cardstock. Then I stamped the image onto foil, cut them out, and adhered the hexagons to the background. (You can see the close up below.)

To finish it off, I added white and fuchsia cardstock that was die cut with Spellbinders Labels Twenty Five. And then a lamp stamped in Teal.

inspiration card CU

A little birdie told us that is Brooke Smith’s birthday today, so this is a birthday wish for her! She always brightens my days with her emails and contagious happiness!! Happy Birthday, Brooke! Hope your day is fantastic!!!

Stop by all the blogs today and be inspired!
thanks for stopping by!



rlovew said...

Lovely card! I really like how I see the inspiration so much in your card.

i {heart} papers said...

What a great touch with the foil!

Carolyn King said... the foil touches...that must have been tedious to do but the effect is AMAZING! Love your new stamps!

True :) said...

AWESOME card Kimberly! Love that you picked up the shape of the mirror! Now why didn't I think of that? LOL! :)

True :D

Brooke said...

Thanks for the sweet birthday wishes, Kimberly!! Love your card, especially that hexagon background-so cool!

Colleen Schaan said...

Wow... you really hit the nail on the head with this card... love the pattern and the bling!


Patti J said...

Great card! Love the shape of the mirror in the CS! Beautifully done :) Thanks for sharing!

anya said...

What a *fabulous* card, Kimberly! The foil takes it to a whole new level - really fantastic!

Barbara A. said...

Hey Kimberly....thanks for this neat tip on the mirror idea! Love it and I got to try this out for myself! Thanks for sharing!

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