Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Use It Tuesday.......

Hello Users!

This week we would like to you to please make a project that has something to do with Mom!  It can be a Mother's Day card, gift, something that reminds you of your Mom or being a Mother/Grandmother...you get the picture!

***REMEMBER: All of our challenges call for you to use your hoarded supplies! A challenge requirement is to tell us in your post what you used!***

Please link your creation using Inlinkz by Friday May 18. No blog? No problem! Just use keyword USE031 when uploading to an online gallery and leave us a direct link so we can find your creation.(Linking tips are at the bottom of the post!)

Please make sure to mention you are playing along with a Use It Tuesday challenge (a link is great too!) so we know you are participating.

As always, one lucky participant will be randomly chosen to be a featured guest designer in an upcoming challenge!

and here is what I came up with a card for my mum!!!

and here is a close up

The chipboard cage was painted with Distress crackle paint aged mahogany
I didnt like how it looked so I gave it a layer of Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze Flirty
As for the bird I started off with a layers of Distress Crackle paint tattered Straw again I did not like the colour so I misted it with Tattered Angels glimmer mist chalkboard Apricot Nectar
and for the branch Distress crackle paint brushed corduroy

Supplies used
kraft paper
madeline 6x6 paper pad Prima Marketing
Tim Holtz dies from Eleni Gratsia
Gorgeous rosettes from Mitralee Pratt
Green twine from Karen Wray

So will you play????


  1. This is BEAUTIFUL! I loveeeeee the bird and the cage and TOTALLY LOVING those rosettes!!

  2. What a brilliant card!!! This is perfect - love the texture and the depth to this and how stunning are the rosettes. Everything is awesome!!!

  3. Πρώτα από όλα Χρόνια πολλά για τη γιορτή μας να χαίρεσαι την οικογένεια σου,ότι επιθυμείς να το 'χεις!!!!!
    Η κάρτα σου είναι εκπληκτική,έχω αδυναμία στα κλουβάκια!!!

  4. Wow! This is just gorgeous!

  5. YOU made them look so fancy!!! I love that card!

  6. GORGEOUS....Love Mitra's rosettes...they look stunning here & I adore that bg chevron paper you've used. BIRD-EE-FULL????!!!!!

    1. Lizzy it actually isnt Basic Grey it is Madeline Prima paper which i have stamped with my Chevron stamp and the splattered with green mist!!!...thank you i am very honoured you think it is a designers pattern paper!! LOL...has the mail man arrived yet????

  7. Good morning!!! What a beautiful card ... I'm sure your mom will LOVE it!!!

  8. This is sooooo beautiful Irini! I'm always so happy when I see cards of yours! lol!

  9. Pretty card Irini! I am busy making myself a gazillion more concertina flowers - they make me so happy!! Happy Mother's day for Sunday :)