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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Getting Cricky Design Team Post - Of Mice & Lil' Men

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Happy Wednesday!! I hope the first part of the week was awesome for you!! It's my turn to design again at Getting Cricky. The stamp set I am featuring today is Of Mice & Lil' Men. The sentiments on here are perfect for Disney-related projects, but I wanted to show that they can be used for so much more :)


All of the paper used for this project was heavy-duty white cardstock. The base of the card is a Spellbinders Romantic Rectangle die, followed by a Spellbinders Labels Eight die, embossed with a Spellbinders M-Bossabillity Whimsey folder, sanded and inked with Spun Sugar, Festive Berries and Fired Brick Distress Inks. The ribbon is from May Arts. Recollections gems were added to the corners and the middle label.


The next layer is a Spellbinders Labels Twenty One die, also embossed with the Whimsey folder. The next layer is a Spellbinders Labels Twenty Five die, inked with Spun Sugar, Festive Berries and Fired Brick. Once the inks dried I placed a stencil over the label and used something that I completely forgot I had in my craft room...stencil paste. It's probably been like five years since I used it last and I was sure it would be dried out. Thankfully it wasn't :) So it was slathered it on for a cool textured look.


The base of the center label is a Spellbinders Fancy Tags Three die, inked with the same three distress inks as above. The middle tag is a  Spellbinders Classic Ovals Large die, inked with Spun Sugar. "Dreams do come true" was stamped in Festive Berries and is from K Andrew Designs Of Mice & Lil' Men stamp set:


Aren't these sentiments fun?? Click HERE to purchase this awesome set or to see the entire fabulous line!!


Head on over to Getting Cricky to see my other project using this stamp set and the creative and awesome projects by my talented design team sister Jennie!! Thanks for stopping by :)

53 comments:

Rhonda Emery said...

this is so beautiful. hugs

Kate said...

WOW! Absolutely Gorgeous my friend. Love the embossing especially on those flower. Your card is so Elegant. Have a Great Day!

Loving My Crafts said...

That's awesome Lisa, what a lot of great detail. Beautiful design.

VanessaB said...

wow! i'm always so amazing by the beauty of your cards and projects. so gorgeous!

DIANA L. said...

So beautiful and elegant-absolutely gorgeous the info you asked for is on my blog under contact me.
Hugs, DIANA L.

Creations by Shirl said...

Wowzer Lisa - Another classy card..
love that embossed flowers and everything else on your card... Your the Spellbinder's Queen! You just blend all those die cuts so perfectly all the time...
Enjoy your day~

Yoshiras time to craft said...

Gorgeous as always Lisa.Love how you added that stencil paste.Beautiful piece of art.Your bow are always perfect.Love the fancy edge around the card.

Norma Gomez said...

Beautiful as always my friend! I love the added texture of the stencil paste and the bow is the perfect finishing touch. Very nice :D

Audrey Frelx said...

Oh, Lisa, WOW!!!

This card is stunning, my friend!!!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Wow, Lisa this is gorgeous... You never cease to amaze me with the spellbinders.. You are definitely "Queen of the Spellbinders".. You are such an inspiration...hugs

Sherry said...

Lisa,
You did such a great job. I love it. TFS
Sherry

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

How very, very gorgeous! So many perfect layers and that pop of red is just amazing. Gorgeous card my friend!

Norma said...

WOW! this card is STUNNING, GORGEOUS my friend!! The border around makes it so elegant and delicate. Your card are always elegant and amazing! TFS
Hugs,
Norma

Nana said...

Speechless here. Gorgeous love the red and white and the edges are well no words can really do this card justice.

Hugs Nana
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CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

Lisa this is so pretty!! I love the pop of red!!
Kristan

Karen said...

This card is so pretty, Lisa! I love the color combo. I really like the shape of the card and embossing too! Beautiful bow! :)

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

Beebeebabs said...

Absolutely beautiful - you did a wonderful job - love it!!!

Migdalia said...

Hello my fabulous one!!WOW!!The red & white is so Gorgeous!!!Love the all layers,embossing, and Ribbon!!Very beautiful!!sweet sentiment!!This card really is a WOW!!TFS
Till the next one my fabulous friend!Have a Blessed day!
Migdalia

Tammy E. said...

Gorgeous and elegant!

Tracey said...

Oh Lisa.....your card is just Beautiful! Love the colour combo, and all those gorgeous dies, so so pretty! I think its about time I invested in a few:)

katieo said...

Lisa this is so lovely. The colors are vibrant and cheerful. I see a few more spellbinders , that I have to have.

Maribel said...

Wowza! That is amazing! I love the white and red combo. You are a magician with those spellbinders. How do you come up with these amazing designs?
Gorgeous!
Maribel

Cheryl said...

Oooh, I love your card! All the layers, textures and die cuts are fabulous.

Craftin Desert Divas said...

Your card is simply amazing!!


Tara

Craftin Desert Divas

Larelyn said...

Oh my, just gorgeous! Thank you for always being so detailed about the layers and embossing and your willingness to share your techniques. You are such a sweetie. Oh, I almost had disaster with my Grand Calibur. I had a 4x5 die I wanted to use for a window card. I didn't want it to move and I didn't want to ruin the paper with reg. tape so I used respositional - only it was double sided!! Anyway, the plate stuck, the paper moved on, and the die wrapped around the roller - yikes!!!! I got it out with lots of tugging with pliers. Ruined the die but at least the machine survived my blond moment. Duh!!!
Hugs,
Larelyn

Debbie said...

This is gorgeous, Lisa!! Your cards cut with the spellbinders are so neat!! Red is my favorite color, so I really love this card!!

scrappinC said...

Absolutely beautiful card Lisa. I love all of the colors and the techniques that you used on the card.
Hugs,
Cindy Lou

scrappinC said...

Absolutely beautiful card Lisa. I love all of the colors and the techniques that you used on the card.
Hugs,
Cindy Lou

Marie said...

Beautiful card!

Shelly said...

WOW! So pretty Lisa! That Romantic Rectangle die is beautiful and is just perfect with all of your details. Oh and what a neat technique...stencil paste - AWESOME!
Have a great Day my friend!

tellana said...

Wow - that stencil paste does make such wonders - it looks more than fab! I should give it a try, as I have never tried it on a card before.
Hugs,
Liva ❤

Charlotte said...

Lisa,
This is absolutely beautiful!
Charlotte

Beate said...

Sorry I haven't visited for a while. Your card looks unbelievable! I LOVE your layering. It's gorgeous!
Hugs and smiles

Cindy Beland said...

Your card is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL Lisa!The color combo just POP's and LOVE the great embossing my friend,Have a SUPER day!!!:)

Kathy Salido said...

Lisa,
Oh my goodness, this is so absolutely gorgeous and what is even more amazing is that it all started out as white cardstock!!
Kathy
http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

Karen said...

My sweetest friend, this is absolutely gorgeous! :o) I LOVE all the gorgeous inking, embossing, and of course the sweet sparklies throughout. The stencil paste indeed added such lovely texture. I love the vibrancy of this card. :o) Beautiful layers, gorgeous texture! The big bow is perfect, with its wispy elegance. Marvelous creation as always, my dear friend. I hope you have a wonderful day! :o)

Hugs and blessings!
http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

This is fantastic!

Chriss America Real said...

Oh wow! This is just breathtaking! So lovely!

Hugs,

Chriss

Jayne said...

This is so beautiful,delicate and feminine my friend.Just gorgeous as always Lisa.
Jayne x

girlia said...

Beautiful

janner said...

Gorgeous card. I love the spellbinders die.

CathyinMN said...

Beautiful card! Love the bright white with the bright red and all of the texture, too.

Diane said...

Lisa this is stunning...wow...so pretty...stencil paste, geez I threw all mine out...very creative...and I lOVED the one you did on the Getting Cricky blog, too!! OH...and I am from Niles, right on the Indiana ~ Michigan southwest border...

Sherrie K. said...

This is GORGEOUS!! I absolutely LOVE the colors together and all the layering of the spellbinders:) you are so full of talent! And stencil paste-wow, you think of everything! Great job as always..have a wonderful wknd!

Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Esther said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!!!!! Beautiful choices of spellbinders! Love the simple red and white color scheme!!! Actually just love everything about it Lisa!

Annette said...

Goegeous creation Lisa! The colors together just pop. Thank you for the detailed instructions. Have a great weekend!!!
Annette
My Mind's Dust Bunnies

Anonymous said...

Beautiful, just beautiful, I wish you'd swim over my way and sprinkle some of your mermaid dust so that I could have 1/4 of the inspiration you have on all the beautiful things you make.

Hugs, Lori m

Karen said...

I am with Lori I would like a little of your mermaid creativity for myself :)! Stunning....

Judy said...

Gorgeous card! It is so GORGEOUS! Your card designs are amazing. Have a great weekend:)
Judy@
Judys Handmade Creations

jessica said...

Amazing card Lisa!!! I LOVE the color combo!! You are so talented...always a pleasure to stop over and see your beautiful work!!
TFS and have a GREAT weekend!!

Heather Lynn said...

This is gorgeous!! I love the red and white, the design, the bow..everything! Fabulous like you, Lisa!! Thank you for sharing your art with us!!

Hugs,
HL

Marge said...

This is SO BEAUTIFUL, Lisa!!! LOVE your color combo, that fabby Romantic Rectangles framing everything and especially that AMAZING bow!!!

~Tammy~ said...

I love these gorgeous layers! The colors are so perfect together! YOU Rock!

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