CAS-ual Friday Clean and Simple Penguin Awareness Challenge, I knew that my favorite new stamp set would look amazing in Black and White (even if I found them too late to play this time)!
I used the Mojo Monday 225 Sketch, which is a blocking sketch - love those! I filled each block on the background with one impressions of the largest paisley-ish flower image. That's it - one stamp per block! Each flower got a few bitty sparkles on the swirls in the flower centers.
I used my CTMH Piercing Ruler to pierce a line of holes 1/4" from the edge of of each block. Then I used my .05 tip My Legacy Writer to draw a dash from each hole to make a line of faux stitching around my blocks. I love faux stitching - whyen you do it with the actual holes pierced it looks so real, without the time consumption of actual hand stitching. I made my whole card in a half hour while my boys played at Munchkin Playland...with coffee. Woo!
Rhinestone Designer Brads, an old retired black button, and a smidgen of Black Ribbon Rounds (on clearance on my site for just $4 for 6 awesome patterned ribbons!).
Finally, I finished it off with a couple of hand cut dragon flies that I stamped and cut out with my microtip scissors. I love it when you finish a project and you get the glowy, I-made-something-I-adore feeling!