Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Tea Time For mom

Its been a busy week for me so far!  
Lots of work... not a lot of creating! 
Today I took a little time out for that creating...
I made this card for mom 
(hopefully she doesn't read the blog till she gets the card!)
I found some cool retro looking paper at the local scrap store
and thought I'd try out some new stamps I picked up at 
Tuesday Morning!
Also, over at Shopping Our Stash their challenge is 3, 2, 1, as in 3 of something
2 of something else, and 1 of something... so I have 3 stamps, 2 paper designs, and 1 die cut
Yes, that's an oval die cut in the center..
Here's the fun part of this card.
It's the surprise inside

That's right, a tea bag!
You see, mom and dad are coming back for a visit in a few weeks
And maybe we'll get to go out for tea, but if not,
we could always have a skype session and a cup of tea!
So I know it's hard to see, but I actually layered these strips of
paper all around the tea bag. Layer after layer after layer.
I did the same thing on the front of the card, layering the green stripes around 
the pink teapot paper. 

Hope you enjoy today's post! I hope to have some fun posts the 
rest of the week as well! So come on back and check out the fun!  
And remember to come back on Sunday for a fun new challenge over at
Anything But a Card!!!  

 Entering this Card into the following Challenges:
Shopping our stash:  Challenge 68 3, 2, 1
All Sorts Challenge: week 171 : layers
Pile it on: Patterned Paper

6 comments:

  1. Oohh what a cute card- so clever for a tea bag too! Love that paper. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash for our 3,2,1 Challenge!

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  2. Great card Diana, love the teabag inside. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week for my Layers challenge x

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  3. Great combination of patterned papers, and I really like your layering on the inside. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  4. Such a sweet card! I love the framing!

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  5. cute tea bag holder/card! Lovely papers too!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hugs, Alica ;)

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  6. What a lovely card. So pretty design. I have worked for the Print gift cards company and this design inspire me so much. I really appreciate your work.

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Thank you for all your comments! They are the cherry on top of my sundae!