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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Dare To Be Sassy Thursday #66 - Fancy Folds

Welcome to another edition of Dare To Be Sassy Thursday! The week is almost over, and I'm looking forward to the weekend. I'm feeling a bit stressed this week - busy at work since it's the end of the month and still lots of crafting to catch up on at home. Plus they are predicting SNOW here tomorrow, and it could be a big one, as in a foot plus! I thought Spring had officially started, but I guess Mother Nature hasn't gotten the memo yet.

It makes one start dreaming of a tropical vacation somewhere... And I think it influenced my card! lol DTBST Challenge #66 calls for Fancy Folds (anything other than your standard fold). I chose to do a stair step card. This is my first attempt at one, and I have to say I am pretty pleased with the outcome. It was a lot of work, but the effort is worth it! Little Mermaid Honey from Sassy Studio Designs is the focal point of my creation.

I have to run and start my day, but I'll be back soon! Thanks for looking, and your lovely comments are always appreciated!
Card Supplies
Image: Little Mermaid Honey (Sassy Studio Designs); Essential Sentiments (My Favorite Things)
Ink: printer; Old Olive and Not Quite Navy ink (Stampin' Up); Tim Holtz Old Paper Distress Ink (Ranger); Copics (B02, R20, E00, E04, E11, E21); Prismacolor Art Markers (141, 192, 27, 86, 203, 143)
Paper: Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy, Old Olive, and River Rock card stock (Stampin' Up); Surf's Up - Blue Wave by Zoe Pearn (My Mind's Eye)
Accessories: Classic Circles and Lacey Cirles Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Cuttlebug D'Vine Swirls and Tiny Bubbles embossing folders (Provocraft); adhesive faux pearl flourish (Recollections); Pearl adhesive pearls (Queen&Co); Bordering Waves border punch (Fiskars); Swiss Cheese border punch (EK Success); tulle trim (unknown); Branch with Leaves Sizzlits die (Sizzix); Sand Dollar/Starfish, Seahorse, and Branch punches (Martha Stewart); Boutique Fleur mulberry paper mini roses (Recollections); glue dots; 3D dots


KimCreate said...

Hi Regan, Very cute card! Love the netting to go with the "sea" theme, cute waves and seahorses!

Julie said...

This card is gorgeous! I love all the details and embellishments. Your coloring is perfect!

LINDA said...

Hi Regan, this is such a beautiful card.. Love the colors and the design is just wonderful.. Thanks for visiting my blog and for the lovely comment..You have a beautiful blog here and so many gorgeous creations..Hugs, Linda

Janet said...

OMG this is awesome!! love it!!!

My Scrap Diary said...

It seems like Mother Nature didnt get the memo in several places of the world :)
This is a fabulous card!!! Love all the extra trimmings that you have on there that gives it a sea like effect. Wow!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

This is absolutely sensational Regan! I have always wanted to try one of these stair step've executed your perfectly! What a beautiful mix of colors and accents! :D