Friday, April 2, 2010

It's always Spring Time. At the Madison Mingle.

Mingel card 2010

It’s always Spring Time. 5 1/2 by 4 ¼ Card Size Bottom layer is 3 ½ by 3 ½. Middle layer is 3 ¼ by 3 ¼. Top layer is 3 by 3. On the middle layer and the top layer I poked holes all around the card stock. Using Tim Holtz’s ruler and lining it up to the edge of the card stock and poking the holds with the paper pierce. I also have a pad in the kit for you to use to help make the piercing easier for you. The bottom layer is taped on to the card stock in an angle and so is the middle layer of card stock. I used matching card stock and stamped the butterflies on to the different colored card stock and then punched then out with Martha Stewart punch that matched the butterflies. Color inks I used are from Stampin’ up!, More Mustard, Marvelous Magenta, Night of Navy and Garden Green. I raised the top layer with pop dots and added my butterflies, just gluing then in the middle so the wings would come up a little. How to add a little something on the bottom I used two ovals from Stampin’ up! Punches Oval 1 and Oval 2 and layered then and used pop dots to raise it up from the card. The stamp I used was from The Angel Company. I did put in several stamps from other companies so if you want it to say something else it is up to you. The ink I used to stamp the words is Archival VersaFine onyx black.

You need to do directions and send a picture of your card with the directions and the girls make up binders with all the cards in then.

You have no idea how hard this card was for me to make. I find it really hard to make a simple card. I really need to work on that. I just love to put embellishments, lots of ribbon, flowers and layers. I just wanted to do so much more to the card. Like add ribbon, rime stones and much more. My friends and I go every year to the Madison Mingle, it is always in March but this year we are having it in April and we have sooooo much fun. The cost is only $45.00 for the hole week end. You need to pay for you food and room if you come up and stay. We look so much forward to this every year, this is OUR getaway. There is about 60 to 80 girls that get together and we make card all day long and it starts on Friday and lasts tell Sunday, we all make one card and bring it and everyone gets a chance to make your card so it depends on how many people come so if 50 people come you can make 50 cards and so forth. We always go up a day earlier so we do not have to rush ourselves and we stay in a Motel and get rooms that are connected. If there is anyone that lives in are around that area that would like to join us let me know, I hope there is still time to register.

Digital Tuesday Challenge #52 is Scrap it.