Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Perfect Sentiment: Missing A Button

Wow- the week sure flew by! And it's time again for another great challenge from The Perfect Sentiment.
This week it is to create a card with a "missing you" sentiment on the front.
The "twist": Use a button or buttons on the card.

Here is the card I made which I hope will help to inspire you:

I used some beautiful Daisy d's patterned paper. I just love it! The lovely blue and ivory lace trim is some that I bought at an antiques/flea market. I topped it with some natural colored crochet trim and pinch-pleated them onto my adhesive.

The flower is by Prima. In the center of it I added a really pretty blue glass- almost moonstone looking- antique button I got at an antique store. It is one of a set of three buttons, which I have been hanging on to waiting for just the right project. I think it looks great here- and happily I still have two of them left :-)

I hope you enjoy my card and are inspired to create your own "missing a button" card.
This week we are playing "just for fun"! I hope you will join us and get your card linked up at The Perfect Sentiment Challenge Blog by Tuesday at 10:00PM EST.
For more inspiration, be sure to check out all the wonderful cards by all the DT's here:

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Items used to make my card include:
Stampin' Up! card stock: Black; Brocade Blue
PTI white card stock
Patterned Paper: Daisy d's - Romance collection
Natural Crochet Trim from Classy Cards 'n Such
Prima flower: white Madrigal Blossom
Cuttlebug dotted embossing folder
Stampin' Up! oval punches
Stamp from Stampi' Up! set Three Little Words
Jet Black Archival Ink by Ranger


Ashley said...

What a beautiful card! Love that big flower with the pretty center. :)

Jeremy and Samantha said...

your layered lace and patterned paper reminds me of grandma's kitchen and the valances over her window onver her kitchen sink. Beautiful colors and textures.

Sassy said...

So gorgeous, Sarah - love all the dimensions, lace, ribbon, paper and the colors.

Margaret said...

This is so gorgeous! I love the lace and the button and flower and everything! So vintage and beautiful.

Jessica Pascarella said...

Lovely card! The colors are perfect! And the lace detail is wonderful!

Sam Pirkle said...

What a very beautiful and elegant card. I love that pattern paper you used.

jan farnworth said...

very nice card.

The Paper Peasant said...

I can honestly say that I've never gotten buttons in an antique shop but now you have inspired me to do so!! What a beautiful creation Sarah!! The lace and flower along with the button are so soft and work wonderfully together!!

jennfontaine said...

Love the blues! So pretty!

You have had some great antique finds- that lace is gorgeous and the button is perfect for this project!

This is a lovely card! Way to go Sarah- such great dimension!

Anonymous said...

Ok, Sarah, now I just HAVE to go antique store shopping after seeing your gawjuss card!! I adore that lace, the button and the dp!!

Jennipher said...

Loving those gorgeous trims you used Sarah. I don't think you ever make a card without trim.

febe said...

Beautiful in blue. Love the big flower and the work on laces. :)

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Scrappin Abby said...

Simply beautiful & elegant..I don't even know where to begin..the pleating/flower & button I would love to have in my own vintage button collection...just beautiful Sarah :)

Olga Wright said...

love the flower you used by prima.. the laces are very impressive too.
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