Wednesday, December 22, 2010

First Post

Wow. My first personal blog post.
Okay, so it's not a big "whoop" for all of you 'out there'. 
It just seems like this post is important since its the first. For some reason it is really scary!  Sure hope I get over that!

Here a card I made this week. I've used a Designed 2 Delight image and a Shirley's 2 Girls sentiment.  I've entered this card into the challenge at Delightful Inspiration which I try to do every week.  You get a free image every time you enter their challenge!  I love that.
I made the effort to paper-piece the image for once!  I love the look of paper-piecing, but I just don't seem to plan ahead when I am printing my images and I rarely use the technique. I cut a mask out of a second copy of the image and the sentiment and applied removable glue to the back.  After positioning the masks, I stamped Provo Craft's snowflake acrylic stamps with Versamark ink and clear embossing powder in a random fashion.  Then Ranger Distress inks were sponged on the background. The bow is on top of a snowflake I crocheted.  Hope I can find that crochet pattern again so I can make another snowflake.  I think it really punched up the card.
I guess that is quite enough about the card AND for my first post!  


Nancy said...

First blog - ugggg - I remember THAT like it was yesterday. It does get easier.
The snowflake you crocheted is beautiful - cute card! I added you to my sidebar. Congrats on the blog.

Miranda said...

hi Peggy, welcome to blog land. have become your follower and I've added you to my list of DYSU DT members

sweet card by the way


Denise and Louise said...

Congrats on your first post - it looks great. I have added you to my sidebar and become a follower. Enjoy yourself in blog land.

Denise xx

Tina said...

Whoo Hoo! Congrats on your blog and I love what you did with the snowflakes! Good luck!

Janna said...

Hey Peggy! Have fun exploring blogland!

Hugs Janna

WencheP said...

I love your card.

Congrats on your blog and have fun blogging!

-Hugs Wenche

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