Friday 25 May 2012

Snail Mail...Whimsie Doodles May 2012 Challenge

In just under the wire here with my second submission to the Whimsie Doodles Challenge for May 2012: Bump It Up. The challenge was to use scoring or dry-embossing on a project.

For this card, I aimed for CAS, and a literal interpretation of the sentiment. The "grass" was created by first turning the card over onto a foam mat and drawing grassy clumps with a scoring tool, then returning it to the right side and swiping with an ink pad to emphasize the scoring.
The snail image was printed on patterned paper (CTMH Dotty for You), high-lighted with markers and attached to the card base with foam tape. I'm pretty sure the snail was a freebie from Whimsie Doodles, but now that I've gone back to verify, I can't locate it on the site! Oops and apologies...
The envelope was made by scoring and folding a scrap of paper with a little inking on the edges for definition. The kite tail uses little bows of twine from The Twinery.

Wishing you a warm, kite-friendly weekend!
Happy Memorial Day to all my US buds.


  1. Super duper cute!!! So good with the twine and polka dots. Thanks for joining in the fun at Whimsie Doodles.

  2. This is VERY cool Caroline - LOVE the gorgeous spotty snails and mail kite :)
    Just wanted to say how much I appreciate your comments on my blog too :) :) :)

  3. How creative!!! Love the simplicity of this and that sweet snail. So glad you could play along with us on Whimsie Doodles this month!

  4. OMG is this CUTE OR WHAT?! Thanks so much for playing along this month in the Whimsie Doodles "Bump It Up" Challenge.

  5. This is very cute! I love the kite/envelope clever :-)


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