11/18/9 Snowberry Card

Every time we go to our cabin in WI, we drive by a road called Snowberry Lane. I just love the sound of that name and decided to see if I could come up with a card depicting Snowberries. What are Snowberries you ask? I have no idea!! But, I still like the name!
I pulled out Pocket Silhouettes and I found a stamp that could pass for a Snowberry Flower. I inked it up with Stampin'Up markers using Real Red and Handsome Hunter. I stamped the flower five times across the bottom of my card. But alas, even with my stamp-a-ma-jig, I was not successful in lining them up in a straight line. So, to fix that uneven look, I decided to do a couple of ribbon layers. And, you might note . . . the ONLY layers on this card!! (I'm so proud of myself as I find minimal layers hard to do!)
To adhere the ribbon, I used my SNAIL adhesive right onto of the ribbon and then just stuck it down onto my card. Did the same thing again with the second ribbon and then took my very sharp scissors and snipped the edges even with my card. But, I still didn't actually have any "berries" on my card. Then, since there seemed to be just a bit too much white space going on around my flowers, I decided to dot some berries in the fine tip end of my Real Red marker. Well, of course I over did it! How can you stop when you are making dots? How do you really know when you've made the last dot? LOL! Anyway, I got some interesting flowers out of it, but I'm not sure that I achieved a "berry" look. Oh well . . . I still like the card.
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Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes (111672), Christmas Greetings (115448)
Paper: Whisper White (100730)
Ink: Real Red (103133)
Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049), Real Red Marker (100052), Handsome Hunter Marker (105116)
Accessories: Ribbon Originals Mistletoe (116792), 1/4" Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon (109034)
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332)
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Kelli said…
I LOVE this card and my favorite part is the little dots around the flowers. Great touch! I just ordered Christmas Greetings and got it in the mail this week. It is the stamp set I am using for my Christmas cards.
Rita said…
Pocket Silhouettes is such a versatile set and you've proven it again! I don't think you overdid those red dots at all ... you've achieved a lovely Snowberry Christmas Card!!
jaydee said…
Kay... I love your snowberries!!! can you send me some seeds :-) I'd never thought of using this set for Christmas - what a fabulous idea. It's a gorgeous card - thanks so much for sharing
what a great idea!1 Love what you've done here!! Your card is so pretty!
Kit said…
beautiful card
Mary Davidson said…
I absolutely LOVE this card! Beautiful job! You didn't over do it on the berries at all!!! Thanks for the inspiration!
Leslie Hanna said…
I love this card! I might need to "borrow" it for tomorrow's Stamp Camps. ;-)
Amber said…
Love the card, what a great idea.
Anonymous said…
love the card - and especially the extra berries!