Saturday, May 19, 2012

The Alley Way Be Inspired Challenge #4

I won one of The Alley Way Stamps' new releases this past month, so I wanted to be sure that I played along with the latest Be Inspired challenge.  Above is the inspiration picture for the challenge. 

I was inspired by the colors, and when I was flipping through my new Cosmo Cricket Social Club mini deck, the paper I used on the top of the card jumped out at me.  Isn't it perfect?  It totally says peacock to me, and the colors are perfect for the challenge.  The rest of the patterned papers are also from Social Club.

With paper selection out of the way, I turned to the stamps.  I love the sentiment on this card, but I wanted to have a pair of mitts (the set only comes with one).  I used a technique that I first saw here (mirror stamping tutorial), where you stamp the image onto the back of another stamp and then stamp that onto your cardstock.  You don't get the clearest/sharpest image when doing this, so you will need to go back over the outline with a marker.

Besides that, a simple card to put together.  Hope you are enjoying the weekend!

Supplies Used
Paper/Cardstock:  Cosmo Cricket Social Club; CTMH Autumn Terracotta and Colonial White Cardstock
Stamps:  The Alley Way Stamps Kitchen Gadgets 2
Ink:  CTMH - Cocoa
Other:  Pigma Micron Pen, Bone Folder, Bonding Memories Adhesive, Tombow adhesive


  1. Awww, what a sweet card. Love this!

    Lesley @ Trendy Twine

  2. Miriam this is just so darn cute...I totally love it...those mittens are too cute...Thanks for joining us at The Alley Way Stamps...Be Inspired Challenge...

    Did you see the open call for ONE person to join the DT...Check it out..

  3. OMYGOSH!!! Soooooooooo cute!! I loveeeeeeee the colors and loving the mitt's!!!!

  4. this is a great take on the challenge! you're right, those papers shout peacock to me too :) thanks for commenting on my blog...i'm so happy to have found yours...i love it here! :)

  5. this is simply adorable.. I LOVE the paper you picked and how you put the 2 mittens.. hehe..
    thanks so much for playing along with us for our BE Inspired Challenge..
    owner of The Alley Way Stamps

  6. love that color combo! your take on it is adorable!

  7. This is adorable, what a cute sentiment and images too match.