Tuesday, February 9, 2010

It is time for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge(FTTC53)!  Before I continue, I would like to just thank everyone who played along with us last week with all of our FTTC Anniversary Challenges.  It was a fabulous week made extra special by all of your wonderful comments and beautiful cards.  Thanks so much for celebrating a year of Timeless Challenges with us! 

With that said, please give a warm welcome to Barbara Anders, our NEW FOF blog team member! Welcome to the team! Barbara is jumping right in with a challenge. Barbara is challenging us to easel cards. Never tried an easel card before, no problem. Here is an SCS video easel card tutorial which includes ingredients lists, measurements, and individual pictures as well by Beate Johns. We would love to see what you create!

For my card I am using Flourishes Thinking of You, Lace Edges, and Many Sentiments stamp sets.  For my easel card I am using patterns from the Basicgray Nook & Pantry collection.  I am also using Flourishes Classic Ivory cardstock. I am using Spellbinders small labels to make my frame.  I used petite ovals to cut out the layered center.  I created some of my own lace using the new Lace Edges set which I stamped and die cut with the Spellbinders Classic Lace borderabilities.  I sponged it this section heavily using some Ranger vintage photo distressing ink to create the old world lace look that Barbara used in her card here.  This card is also for this week's SCS Feature Stamper Challenge(FS157)!.  I cased Barbara again as I thought it was fun to CASE her as well as do her easel challenge!  What an exciting week for you, Barbara!  I am thrilled since this is my first easel card!  It was fun and easy to do!  Thanks for a great challenge, Barbara!

This card is also for today's SCS Color Combo Challenge (CC257)!  This week is all about Chocolate Durango Shadows!  We are using Chocolate Chip, Dusty Durango, and Sage Shadows!  The neutral options are ivory, white, and kraft only.   This week's dessert option is Patterns!  Whether you stamp your own patterns, use dp, or create pattern with texture, try to use two or more patterns!

Please check out the FOF Blog Team Designers for more Easel Card Designs!

 



Stamps

Flourishes Thinking of You, Many Sentiments, and Lace Edges
Paper
Flourishes Classic Ivory cardstock, dusty durango, sage shadow, dark chocolate, basicgray nook & pantry
Ink
terracotta tile, ranger vintage photo
Accessories
Spellbinders small labels, borderabilities, petite ovals, glue dots, satin ribbon, button, gold pearls, sponges, piercing template and mat, foam squares, permanent marker for stitching marks

15 comments:

  1. What a beautiful easel card, Betty!! I love the dp and colors you used with the stamp set - Wonderful vintage look!! Great details and finish touch as always!

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  2. Beautiful easel card. I really do need to try making one of those. Love the big bow at the top.

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  3. Betty, your card is beautiful and I just love the colour challenge this week!

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  4. Oh, Betty!! This is gorgeous!!! I love your colors and the wonderful vintage look! I'm so honored that you CASEd a card of mine for my challenge! Yes, this has been an awesome, awesome week for me! I'm so glad you enjoyed doing my challenge--I love easel cards, they're so much fun! And I'm so looking forward to working with you and the rest of the FoF team!

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  5. Goodness Betty, your creations never cease to AMAZE me! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL hun!

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  6. Betty - saw your BEAUTY last night over on SCS!!! Your color combo is fabo!!! Perfect design love the border and your big bow!!!

    Have a great week!!! Hugs ~S~

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  7. Betty, oh my goodness, what a stunning card!!! Everything on it is pure perfection to say the least. Love that yummolicious bow and all of those layers....fabulous!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  8. love the rich, warm, earthy colors on this layered beauty

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  9. So beautiful, Betty! Love these colors!

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  10. Another outstanding presentation! I don't know how you continue to create such beautiful cards, one right after another! Awesome!!

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  11. This is just gorgeous and yes it was an awesome week for the anniversary and I can't wait for the new sets this month. Thanks so much for all the work and beautiful inpsiration from all of the DT.

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  12. Beautiful Betty!! You always have so many wonderful details. I just love that bow!!

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  13. This is gorgeous Betty! Love the easel card you have created, the gorgeous bow and the richness of the colors. Another stunning creation my friend.
    hugs,
    Chris

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  14. OMGosh Betty this is EXQUISITE!!!! Such beautiful rich colours, gorgeous ribbon treatment and stunning design!!!

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