♥ Crazy About You

May 22, 2013

Happy Wednesday, everyone!  Hope the first part of your week has been a good one so far.  It is rainy & dismal here today...a perfect day to sit in my little craft room with a cup of tea & create the time away.  I totally forgot to mention that we went and saw the new Star Trek movie on Saturday evening with our closest friends Grant & Meagan...and it was AWESOME!  (Although the little one in her tummy wasn't too impressed with the noise.  She kept kicking her mama over our movie choice!)  It's been a quiet couple of days on the homefront, so not to much else to update you on.

I have a card up on the Glitz blog today, and this week we are all about the sequins!  Not a stretch for me...I've been using them for a few months now, and adore them!  I won an Avery Elle gift card last month, and I spent it all on some of their amazing sequins!  These sequins are smaller than my coveted Studio Calico sequins, and they mix & match really well.  Although for my card, I just used the smaller AE ones.  I have paired Glitz Design's "Hello Friend" & "Love You Madly" collections on this card, and this is how it turned out!
1. Make A2 card from white cardstock.
2. Cut background paper slightly smaller, then adhere.
3. Cut the layered sticker in half, pull it apart & adhere the dotted bottom half to the card as shown.
4. Layer a blue cardstock sticker, film diecut & Glitzer frame to the front.
5. Add a glittered tab & cardstock title sticker to the frame, then add the top half of the layered sticker to each side.
6. Wrap twine around the middle, then top with a double bow & giant rhinestone.
7. Cut a banner from patterned paper, stamp the middle sentiment to it & arrange the banners on the bottom of the card.
8. Add the restroom person Glitzer to the title sticker, then accent the card with sequins to finish.

-Cardibilities #75 - sketch
-City Crafter #160 - color inspiration
-Word Art Wednesday #81 - anything goes

I'm pretty much in LOVE with the colors on this card today...makes me want to redecorate my house to match it.  Ha!  Probably not going to happen, but a girl can dream.  :)

Well, that is all I have for you today.  I hope that you have a wonderful rest of your Wednesday!

Until later,

Cardstock:  WPlus9 (white)  |  Paper: Glitz Design (Hello Friend 6x6)  |  Stamps: Simon Says Stamp  (For The Record)  |  Ink: Tsukineko (rosebud)  |  Other:  Glitz Design (cardstock stickers, Glitzer stickers, layered stickers, diecut film, rhinestone)  |  Martha Stewart Crafts (glittered tab)   |  May Arts (ivory twine)  |  Avery Elle (sequins)


  1. fabulous layers, love your card, thanks for playing along at Cardabilities :)

  2. Love the colors & layers! Stunning!

  3. Oh my goodness, what a gorgeous card!!! Amazing!

  4. Amazing composition! Love your papers and colors! Thank you for playing along with Cardabilities

  5. Wow! What a fabulous card this is ... Love all the details and your colours are perfect for our challenge ... Thank you so much for playing at CCCB!

  6. I am crazy about this card :-). It is fabulous.

  7. What a perfect card for the challenge! I love the sequins over the muted background paper, and the design is awesome! So glad you joined us this week at CCCB :-)

  8. Crazy about this card. Love how you mixed the Glitz products for this stunning card. Thanks for sharing with us at Cardabilities. Oh, and I adore the sequins.

  9. Pretty card!!!! - thank you for joining us this week at CCCB!

  10. Ooooooo sequins pennants, layers, and gems...be still my heart! Lea this is a FABulous card!!! Thank you for linking up at Cardabilities :)

  11. Just darling, Lea. I am such a big fan of the sequins. Thanks for sharing with us again this week. I am always SO delighted when you are able to play along, and always SO very grateful for your participation. Have a blessed week, and take care!
    Thanks for joining us,
    Word Art Wednesday

  12. Love these colors too. My aunt just re-did her house in these colors...all new paint and furniture and throw pillows, etc. So jealous. I've been on the sequin bus for a while now too. Need to find new sources for them so I'll check out that Avery Elle place. Just like with washi, every time I think I have plenty, there's always another color or style that I need ;) And yay! - you brought some Instagrammies back to the blog. Love seeing the other side. Some people only want to see crafties.....I like everything...because bloggers are people too, right?! :p Hope you're having a great weekend, Miss Lea. xoxo

  13. I really like your card, the many layers and notes are wonderful :)

  14. Awesome and beautiful card Lea!! Thank you for the tutorial :)
    And thank you for joining us at CCCB this week. Hugs and happy day, Wendy

  15. This is such a cute card! Love all the little sayings on the bottom and whoever gets this is going to just love it :) Thanks so much for sharing it with all of us on Cardabilites this time and hope you have an amazing day...


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