Saturday, May 9, 2009

This card is for two challenges. The first one is for SCS Inspiration Challenge (IC179). Thanks so much Stef for the wonderful pillow choices. I chose this pillow as my inspiration.

This card is also for Dawn McVey's Raspberry Suite Color Challenge - Week 5

I am using PTI raspberry fizz, hibiscus burst, smokey shadow, and vintage cream. I am really loving this smokey shadow. I think it is a great neutral. It is truly a smokey hue, too. Love that. I am using a couple of PTI sets for this card. I am using Spiral Bouquet and Out on a Limb(pre revision edition).

For my card to look more like the inspiration picture pillow, I chose to use the larger scripty words in the Spiral Bouqet set. I stamped random themed words and a mini sentiment for the background. I sponged the edges to give it a little age look to look more like the inspiration picture. I chose the little dotted flower blooms in the Out on the Limb set to mimic the pink dots in the inspiration picture. I love how it came out. I used the wonderful quote by Josephine Billings.
I finished my card with a few little hibiscus burst buttons that Silke Ledlow sent me in the mail. Isn't she so sweet!!! Love them, girl!!! Thanks a bunch!!!

PTI Out On a Limb, Spiral Bouquet
Palette Noir, Hibiscus Burst, Raspberry Fizz
PTI Hibiscus Burst, Raspberry Fizz, Smokey Shadow, Vintage Cream
Nestabilities, Sponges, Hibiscus burst buttons, foam tape, sponges


  1. so very beautiful, love the bg!!!

  2. woohoo! Great card. I love those colors too. I don't have Smokey Shadow, but it sounds like I need to get me some!! Those buttons rock my friend, Silke hooked you up!! Hugs,

  3. LOVE that sentiment as a bg Betty! I never think of doing that and it looks fabulous!! This card is GORGEOUS!!

  4. Yummy color Betty, and so pretty. Love your cards. Happy Mother's Day to you! --Hugs Cindy xxoo

  5. man, this is gorgeous. love what you did with this challenge.

  6. Gorgeous!! love how you used the words for the background! great job!!!

  7. Gorgeous, Betty! Love the background design you made with the words!

  8. Very interesting background. Beautiful card.

  9. Happy Mother's Day - Betty!!! Hope your family spoiled you big time???

    I sooo loved this card already when I saw it over on SCS :) It's simply gorgeous - you rocked the Color Challenge and the IC!!! Love those awesome buttons you added :) glad to see you can use them :)!!! Hugs ~S~

  10. Very pretty! I love the background!

  11. Oooh Betty this is BEAUTIFUL! Don't you just LOVE those buttons?!?!

  12. So beautiful Betty, wonderful card and great use of the buttons. hee hee

  13. Holy Moly GORGEOUS!!! Totally gorgeous!

  14. Beautiful! I really like your use of the large words for your background.

  15. Beautiful! Top pick for sure!! :)

  16. This is simply LOVELY Betty! Love all the gorgeous colors and the stamps you used!! Fantastic!!!


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