Thursday, 13 March 2014

Inspired by Sarn

My lovely buddy Sarn has recently really caught my eye by adding 'tabs' to her cards. A great way to just add that finishing touch - and also to use up snippets. This card really made me giggle yesterday over at Sarn's - just look at how Daisy the cow wrote the sentiment with her tail!

So here's my take on using a couple of tabs:
I used:

- A6 white card blank

- the pre-coloured image is from a Little Claire sheet of toppers called 'Garden Shelves', cut down with a Nesties oval die

- aubergine card from the snippets folder, embossed using a Quickutz folder called 'Flowers'

- the little tabs were made using snippets of SU's 'Certainly Celery' and white card stock and SU punches

- flowers were punched from the sliver of aubergine card stock I had left and just topped with a white pearl on each

Love how those tabs work - thanks again for the inspiration Sarn!



Greta said...

The tabs are a great element here, Di! Beautiful flowers!

Dragon said...

Beautiful card Di. Flowers complimented perfectly by the tabs.
This may well be 'the time of the Sarn tab' I'll certainly be incorporating some!

Kathyk said...

As Dragon says, the word "Sarntab" may become a regular addition to cardmakers everywhere in blogland! Fab card you have here too


debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous card Di.

Carol Willis said...

Beautiful card Di, love those flowers.
Caz x

Sarn said...

Morning Di . . . well I just LOVE the look of your tabs! Can I say that? LOL! Really lovely floral card with fab colour co-ordination.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Sandra H said...

Morning Di, l like tabs on cards l don't think we see enough and they really are effective as is your card great floral display and embossed backing folder too another great make xx

Planetsusie said...

This is the sort of card you need in your box so that it is ready for an 'occasion'. It is right for so many things as well - love those tabs by the way. As for the aubergine - phwoar .... my fave colour in the playground of life!!

Hugs to you and Parsnip

Sue Pxxx

Elizabeth said...

Super card Di, the aubergine embossed background is fab and love your take on the tab detail too. Hopped over to see the original at Sarn's and loved it too. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

Carol L said...

The tabs look perfect on this card! I love how the tiny flowers on the tabs mirror those in the image too! NJ!

Darnell said...

I agree, Di, those side tabs are perfect for this card! Your flowers in the frame are beautiful!! Hugs, Darnell

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Great inspiration and stunning your creation
hugs Tamara

mamapez5 said...

A beautiful colour combo. I love the flower image. And you are right, the tabs are a perfect way to finish it off. Kate x

Jean said...

Great card, I love the flower image and your colour combination looks really good.
Jean x

Kathleen said...

Fabulous image Di, great layout and the tabs are brilliant, could be a new trend. Lovely embossing folder too.

Will try to get to the playground tomorrow to see Parsnip as I am a tad frightened of dogs so we should stick together.

Kath x

Hettie said...

Gorgeous card Di. That Sandra is too flippin clever!

Sue said...

Fab card Di and great idea by Sarn! lol huggles Sue xx

Karen said...

Love the embossing folder you have used here and the tabs are inspired! Will have to go see what Sarn is doing with them xx

MaryH said...

These tiny tabs are indeed a great way to add some interest & dimension. Loved this EF too, and the pretty coloring on these posies. Nice to see flowers again too, on so many blogs. Spring is on the way. TFS & Hugs

Anonymous said...

Ooh this is lovely! That Sarn is very inspiring!