Monday, May 21, 2012

Bookmark Card

When I first saw the latest sketch over at Twisted Cards:

I knew what I'd do, and I only hoped I'd get to it before time ran out. :) I DID!  Lookie:

 I saw the bookmark opportunity, and the horizontal elements were the perfect holder!  The yellow paper I used for the background and the strip of green were remnants from another card that failed me. The bookmark is from the same pack of papers: Basic Grey Indie Bloom.

As an added bonus, I broke open my pack of Recollections tulle flowers and used two of them. I colored the center pearls with my R05 Copic marker. They needed to be red.

Here's what the card looks like with the bookmark removed:

It stands alone! The flourish is an (until now) uninked Hero Arts stamp -- Fabulous Flourish. This qualifies this card as a last-minute entry to the Dust 'Em Off challenge over at A Blog Named Hero.

Oh, the bookmark is a PTI die.

So how fun is this for the recipient? A card, a bookmark, AND a reminder on the bookmark that the sender adores you. I think that's pretty perfect. :)

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Great idea, Leslie.... functional beauty... you nailed it!

  2. This is just beautiful, Leslie! Interactive/gift element cards are the best and yours is simply outstanding. Thanks for playing along with us over at A Blog Named Hero! :)

  3. oh!

    ok, i was already LOVING the bookmark idea, AND the colors AND those fab papers (& that it's all an awesome version of that sketch!!!) but then the card is JUST AS COOL when you take out the BOOKMARK!!!!!!!

    holy moly woman, you are brilliant!!! ♥♥♥

  4. This is gorgeous! I love the bookmark and I think the card is beautiful with or without the bookmark in it!

  5. I love that flourish! That is a beautiful card! And I love the idea of the bookmark. Thanks for playing with us at A Blog Named Hero!

  6. Love the flourish image with little flowers. Great card. Many thanks for playing with us at A Blog Named Hero.

  7. i love this, like, alot alot! thanks so much for playing along with Challenge #4 at A Blog Named Hero!!

  8. lovedy love love love!!

    that flourish is a fave of mine. I dont use it enough!

    Thanks so much for entering the challenge!

    Good luck

    A Blog Named Hero

  9. What a fabulous card-gift! Thanks for playing with us at A Blog Named Hero!


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