Wednesday, March 6, 2013

SP & Company: Twine! Twine! Twine!


Welcome!   I am so excited to announce that my friend Sami asked me to serve on her SP & Company Design Team!  She  has been putting all her energy into launching a whole new look to her SP & company!   I am so honored and excited to get to  be a part of this!   Her new products are amazing and she has been surprising us every day with some cool new things!   

Our Challenge # 5 just went live!    We are featuring "Baker's Twine".  And hope you enjoy of inspiration cards!   The lucky winner will get a $25.00 gift certificate to use at SP & Company Store!   

Just a note about Baker's Twine.   It is 100% cotton that makes it very easy to work with.   It  is two threads twisted to form  gorgeous colorful twine that will enhance and embellish cards, scrapbooks and 3-D products.   My brain is just swirling with all kinds of ideas that can make any project "POP"!  

 Have you ever tried it?    I have had mine for awhile and was excited to have an opportunity to pull out some tools and see what I could do!   I used my leaf We R Memory Keeper paper piercing tool and used my twine to create leafs.   I then used my red/white Baker's Twine to create french knots to look like flowers.    My mother taught me to embroidery as a child.  I remember sitting by her side and learning "french knots".   I rapped the thread around my needle three times and re-entered the same hole and pulling it through to the back.    It is amazing how I am now remembering all those little tricks my mother taught me!     
I used 120# whet paper for my card base.   I layers some green from my stash and accented with the beautiful new designer paper  called Sweet Girl - Sweet Clover paper from  S&P Company.

Tip:  If your Baker's Twine color is not quite what you are looking for…..   wrap the twine single layer around some cardboard.  Color across the twine at a slight angle with a Copic marker in the color of your choice.  This will allow you to match your colors perfectly!   I did this with my green leaves.

I am linking this card with the following wonderful challenges: 

That is all I have for today and I hope you check out all the wonderful new products at SP & Company and play with us for our Challenge # %!   Have a wonderful, crafty week!
Marie vine watermark preview


  1. Saw your card on MIM and wanted to see it up close. It's so pretty! The vines are so delicate.

  2. Gorgeous card, Marie. Love what you did with the twine.
    Michaela xx

  3. How fantastic! Love the design work here! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday this week! Don’t forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck and I hope to see you back next week!

  4. Hi honey, I saw your card on Make It Monday and had to pop over to take a closer look. I love this, the floral vine is just divine!

  5. Congratulations, Marie! You will be a great asset to her team! Your creation today is so gorgeous! Love the pretty colors, the DP, your embroidery and wonderful embellies! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  6. Gorgeous card, lovely bright colours!

    I saw this on MIM.

    Rose xx

  7. This is one of the prettiest cards I've ever seen. The colors are wonderful. The design is lovely. And your use of the twine is amazing!

  8. So pretty!! I've never seen anything like this, it's just gorgeous.

  9. Wowzie Marie, I love those little roses you created with the twine:) Beautifully done with that special flare you aways add to your cards! Hugz

  10. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are: #211, #213, #229, and #235.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by JuliaMe and Myself on the Dark… and My Art... Healing The Soul.



  11. what a great make, saw it on mim and came for a better look x


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