Thursday, August 19, 2010

Hugs - Buttons and Bows

Hi Everyone,
  I wanted to join the fun at Stamptacular Sunday this week and the theme is buttons and bows.  You must always use a stamp - and I chose this cute digi stamp from Tiddly Inks called HedgieHugs.  First I colored her with Copics and decided to paper piece her dress.  However, over at a great site that Christy from Tiddly Inks led me to called Color Me Copics they showcased a great tutorial on how to color grass.  I will enter my card there as well since I used that technique.

 I then stickled the hearts on her dress with lime green.  While that was drying I picked out some Stampin' Up paper that I truly love and used this as a background paper.  I grabbed some cute pink buttons that matched the hearts I colored with my Copic R20 and added a piece of elastic band to the centers.  I just got some ribbon at Joanne's for 50 cents and they happened to match perfectly and I used this for my bow.  I doodle stitched around the edges of the brown card stock from Core'dinations.  I decided to go ahead and use my corner rounder to edge every piece.  I needed to make a few thank you notes so in the end I added the tag insert with the Thanks so Much stamp and used my olive green from Stampin' Up.  I continued with that in the inside of the card around the white card stock I applied to the green paper.

Finally, I doodled HUGS at the top of the card!  Thanks for looking and please leave comments I just love them!! 


  1. What an adorable that digi!! You did such a great job coloring too!

  2. You did such an awesome job, and what a great card! Thanks for joining us at CMC! :)

  3. cute, cute, CUTE!!!!! Are we addicted to Tiddly Inks or what? LOL Darling card and I love the grass. Gonna check out the tut! xxD

  4. This is ADORABLE. Your colors are awesome for the wonderful little card. TFS.

  5. What a sweet card Melissa, love the cute Tidly Inks image & all the lovely stitching & stickles details. Well done.
    Sharon xx

  6. Super cute card! Thanks for sharing :)

  7. Beautiful!!! Just beautiful!!! :)

  8. What a great card this is, love the image it is really super cute! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week. Hugs Gemma
    P.S. we need some new DT members, interested, check the SSC blog for some more information!

  9. What an adorable card, love all the bling you've used and the colors you've chosen are perfect! I'm so glad you could join us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge for our Buttons and Bows Challenge.

  10. Oh what a sweet image, love what you did with the stickles on her dress!
    Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular this week.

  11. What a darling card. I love the Hug A Bugs. The ribbon and bows are perfect for our challenge. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at SSC.
    Hugs xx

  12. What an adorable card!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamptacular Sunday ♥ Good luck on our Buttons & Bows challenge!
    Don't forget to check out our Design Team Call!!
    Dee (Spryte)
    Sprytebyrds Spot

  13. Super cute card and your coloring is terrific! The stickled hearts are a great accent, love the card! Thanks for playing along with the CMC challenge!

  14. Such a cute card! Love your grass, too!