Saturday, August 31, 2013

Pion Designs "Any Occasion" Shabby Card!!


I have just been able to do little things here and there since my return from vacationing with the familia....and it's been a while since I've posted a project here but here's a card to share with you today! It was inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest! SO much inspiration there!! SERIOUSLY!

I think it's so easy to over flower projects if you are a "Shabby Chic" artist, which I am, so I try to be careful when applying my flowers and lace and pearls and things. I have seen projects where I'm unable to identify what it is because it's covered severely with flowers and lace....I mean, who doesn't like flowers??! I get it!! But, I want to try to keep the integrity of that project, so I hope that I don't smother them ever and allow them to shine for what they are. So this card does showcase flowers but it had a purpose and theme! LOL

It's an all occasion card with a spring touch using Wild Orchid Crafts flowers 
on the beautiful Pion Design's "Grandma's Schoolbook! Such gorgeous paper! 
I chose to highlight some yellow in this one! 

Here is the card and the video tutorial to follow with a product list!

I also added a little something something on the inside! :) Why not right!? lol

And here's my video tut!

*Wild Orchid Crafts product list*
(just click on the item and you'll be directed to it on the website!)

(white roses available in some of the mixed packs,
you can start at the link)
*Other items used from my stash*
(let me know if you have any questions about these)

Hot Glue Gun Helper Kit, Spatula
Beacon 3 in 1 Glue
Studio Matte Medium
Surebonder Glue gun detailed tip 
White Pre-scored/Pre-packaged cards from Michaels
White plastic buttons by Jenni Bowlin
White Acrylic Gesso
Vintage Hymnal paper
Liquid Pearls, "Bisque"
"Walnut Stain" Distress Ink
Vintage Ivory String
 Prima Distress tool   
Martha Stewart Leaf Punch
(I call it an "Olive Branch")
 Please visit the Wild Orchid Crafts Design Team YT channel for more inspiration!
Thanks for peeking! 
xo, Jules:)


  1. Praise the Lord sister, your card is gorgeous! I am now following your blog :) TFS God bless. Hugs - Letty

    1. Hi Letty! Thanks so much for stopping in to peek! I appreciate it:) Have a wonderful day!! xo

  2. WOW beautiful creation Jules.
    I loved it.
    Hugs Astrid

    1. Hello Astrid! :) Thank you so much! Hope you're well! xo

  3. What a beautiful card! I love it all. Thanks for the tutorial.
    Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

  4. I too, loved the inspiration card and posted it to my board on Pinterest! You were able to make it completely your's absolutely gorgeous, love it! I am so grateful for your tutorials! So glad you're back...Hugs!

    1. Hi Cher! Thank you so much for doing that! I LOVE me some Pinterest!! LoL! I tried to change it up a little and I'm glad that you saw that! I'm grateful that my tuts are helpful too!! Thanks so much for commenting:) Hugs, Jules

  5. This is absolutely GORGEOUS Jules.....tfs

  6. WAUW this is so gorgeous Jules, I absolutely love this card. You are a true master with flowers and Chabby Chic projects, and this is just perfect. I also loves Pions papers and use them all the time, and they´re just perfect for this project too.
    Sooo great to have you back here again for real with such great projects again hun.
    Have a wonderful day and lots of great fun too.

  7. awww....Maryann!! Thank you so much for the support and encouraging comment! I'm so happy to be back! Shabby chic is such a fun genre!! Enjoy your day sweetie!! xo


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