My name, Karin, was pretty common when I was growing up...just not the spelling. Unless you are of German heritage like I am. So, I have spent my entire life answering the question, "What is your name"?... With, "Karin...with an "i"! Who knew it would come in handy all these years later when I went to name my blog.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Aged to Perfection

Hi Everyone,

Today I'm showing off this wine themed card made with some products from Sparkle N Sprinkle.  Recently they released a couple of stamps sets perfect for any oenophile you may know.  Ha!  Like my big word?

These stamps came from the set Wine Tableau (449) and paired with the sentiment included in there, it makes such an elegant birthday card.  I embossed the glass with Clear Detail (EP280) embossing powder and colored the Chardonnay with my Copic marker.

Here is a closer photo of the gorgeous glitter named Florida Beach (G1111).  It does glisten just like some sparkling sand in the sun!

Alright, it's 5:00 somewhere, right?! LOL  Seriously, all the card details can be found right here in my gallery and if you haven't done so yet, mark your caleders for the next blog hop!

Have a great day!

Challenges for this card:
Crafty Sentiments-Punches or Dies
Die Cuttin Divas-Anything Goes w/ a die
Party Time Tuesday-Anything Goes
Sassy Cheryl-Punch and Shimmer
Lollipop Crafts-Anything Goes
My Craft Spot-Anything Goes
Stamptacular Sunday-Diamonds or Pearls


Monica said...

Such a royal card that... love it! That glitter makes the wine glass even more desirable and those pearls add a touch of class.

Hope BIL liked that birdy card...

Monica xxx

onecraftymama said...

Ah, my very own motto - it's always 5 PM somewhere ;)
Love this card, and the glitter is fabulous!

Donna Ellis said...

Pretty, PRETTY colors, Karin! This is a beautiful card - looks so "celebrational" like a special occasion. Your combinations of EPs and Gs really stand out! Of course, your layer papers always reveal your "I". Love this!

Brenda said...

Love your color choice! The glitter band adds just the right amount of bling with those pearls on top!

Gerlinde said...

What an elegant card! Gorgeous!

Lindsey said...

Wow, Karin! What a beautiful wine glass image with the swirls, and coloured just right (although I'll have some pinot grigio over chardonnay, myself. :P) That glitter really is fab!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Oh so easy to talk about that card as I sit here, with my Sauvignon Blanc! Love all the glitz and elegance.

TannyP said...

Oh Karin! I saw this on my phone this morning and couldn't get it working enough to comment....love this! That sparkle is spectacular and the wine looks...divine! Gorgeous!

Creative Diva said...

This is a superb card. I love the paper. Thanks for the joining us at DCD.


Sassy Cheryl said...

Elegant and gorgeous! It's fabulous!!!!!!!
Thanks for playing in the Shimmer & Punch challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's.

Jac said...

Gorgeous card, very elegant and stylish and love the glitter. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

Cheryl said...

Such an elegant card! I love the glitter and these fab papers you used.


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1CardCreator said...

Great card Karin very elegant. I love how you always find the right sentiment to go with the card!

Michelle B. said...

Sleek and elegant, great sentiment! The glitz and pearls are the perfect accent! Thanks for playing with us this week at Stamptacular Sunday!

Cathy said...

Beautiful elegant card. The colors are perfect for a wine ard. Love the shimmer on the band. Thanks for playing the Sassy Cheryl's challenge :)

Amanda R said...

Karin this is so elegant and I never thought to use embossing powder for the shine on glass, brilliant! Congrats on being published too! You go girl!

Candy said...

What an elegant card! Love that sentiment.
Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot and DCD!

Dawn said...

love the shimmer!!
Thanks for playing in Sassy Cheryl's 100th challenge!!

Cre8tiveVet said...

Your card is Stunning! I just love the paper and the image you used. Thanks for sharing it with us at DCD.

Gina said...

Wow, this is so pretty. It definitely had a very elegant feel too. Thanks for the close up of that glitter too, thats a great touch here.

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