Saturday, November 20, 2010

Oh, JOY! Three Cards, One Sketch, and Three Inspirations!


Happy Saturday!  I had some time to stamp for fun so I made three cards.  I came across this fabulous sketch at CPS163 and thought it would work fabulously with a few other blog challenges I wanted to play along with.  Plus, I got me a few new spellbinders in the mail so I had to play with those.  And, I have been wanting to try those fabulous paper medallions I am seeing everywhere! 


The JOY card is inspired by The Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger Inspiration Picture.  I was inspired by the colors.  I was also inspired by the clothing.  I thought the houndstooth dp with the medallion offered a fabric look. To show emphasis with the red, I used a curvy die cut in red glitter cardstock.  I finished with sentiment.  I contemplated dyeing the letters pink, but I opted to just stain them a bit.  This card is also for a few other challenges. 
Scrap-Creations:  Song Inspired ("JOY to the World")! 
ABC Challenge:  H is for Holiday!
Paper Cutz:  Bling Christmas!
Creative Cottage: Someone Special Christmas!







The main inspiration for this card came from The Shabby Tea Rooms (TSTR36)!    I got me a couple of new Webster's Pages paper packs and was wanting to break into them and have some fun.   Stampin Royalty's Challenge was to use the DP as focal point.  I flipped through the pack and saw this wonderful tiered cupcake image and thought...that is perfect!  The sentiment came from GinaK. Lovely Labels 1 stamp set.  I think it works perfect for thankful and a Happy Birthday card.  This card is also for a few other blog challenges!   
Tuesday Throwdown:  Buttons and Bows! 
Tip Top Tuesday:  buttons! 
Pixie Cottage:  buttons and bows 
CCEE:  Buttons! 
Simple Doodles:  buttons!
Notimetostamp:  Food Inspired!







This card is inspired by the picture and colors from Mona Pendleton's Color Challenge:  CR84FN4  I must get me a new pack of plum pudding.  I cannot believe, but this hue is one I am starting to gravitate toward more and more.  Odd, but fabulously!  This card in the trio of sketches is also for a few other challenges! 
Creative Card Crew:  Give Thanks!
Fab n' Funky:  Forget me NOT!  I have had this Gina K.  Lovely Labels 1 set since it was released and I just inked this houndstooth image for this card.  I know the image is supposed to go with another spellbinders label, but I thought it looked pretty good with the label 14, too!  Sort of unexpected, but I heart that about playing with my stamps. 
For Fun:  Thankful!
Southern Girls:  Fav color (plum pudding lately)!
Crafty Purple Frog:  Flowers!
Stamp Something: Thankful!



These Challenes work for all three cards.
Shoe Fits:  Sparkle!
Crazy For Challenges64:  Circles!
Daring Card Makers:  We Three.....card of the same sketch!
Simon Says:  Sparkle!


As always thanks so much for stopping by! 



61 comments:

  1. woow your tuesday trigger card is so wonderful...lovely take on the Photo challenge...I just joining the Tuesday Trigger too my card is number 28, maybe you would like to see my blog...many thanks before :) hugs, Monika

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  2. Oh my! These cards are all FABULOUS! Love your style! Great work with the sketch, I just linked my entry up and popped over to check out what a couple of others had come up with. xx

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  3. Wow so much eye candy I don't know where to begin.. I LOVE what you did with the layout on all of these Betty.. I am really liking the deep purple of the plum pudding.. Great cards.

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  4. The cards are all three wonderfull, different than normal cards. I like them. Thank you for joining The Pixie Cottage Challenge.

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  5. Oh my gosh Betty! ALL of these cards are amazing!!! Love your fan fold medallions! Thanks for playing along with the CR84FN challenge :)

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  6. Well look at you with the great creations along with the TONS of challenges!! Love the different yet same cards - great set idea!!

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  7. Very pretty!!!! I love all the color schemes and the paper medallions are perfect!!

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  8. OMGosh!! Could you give me the secret to having some "extra" time to stamp? lol! I have been wanting to make some of the medallions too and here you are with the most fab creations I have ever seen!! Just gorgeous!!

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  9. both are just stunning, love how they pop!!! thanks for playing along with SD!!!

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  10. These are so pretty!! I love the accordion fold medallion you used on all of them! Great job with CPS 193! ♥♥♥

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  11. A stunning little ensemble, with beautiful details, thanks for joining us at the Pixie cottage
    smiles
    Paola

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  12. These are all fabulous, Betty!! Love the way you used the medallion under each of them.

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  13. Such fabulous creations!

    Thanks for joining us in this week's Stamp Simply "Well-Preserved" challenge!

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  14. You've my favorite purple hues and the card is just gorgeous. All three cards are fabulous pieces of inspiration. Where did you get the purple plum paper? Thanks for sharing with us at For Fun this week. "Hugs" Carol

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  15. i love this card, it is so different and the wording is lovely - very inspiring

    Good luck in the challenges and thanks for playing with us this week.

    Sarah-Louise xx
    Design Team Member for : Crafty Purple Frog, Creative Card Crew & Bearly Mine Designs

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  16. These are really effective x Thanks for joining us at TOP TIP TUESDAY x Leigh x

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  17. these are 3 simply gorgeous cards betty-love your medallions-my fave is your plum pudding card

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  18. A gorgeous card with beautiful details! Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

    Hugs, Anne

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  19. Wow 3 gorgeous cards! Love each of them - great medallions!

    Thanks for joining us this week at Top Tip Tuesday for our Buttons challenge :)

    Carol x

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  20. such a joyful card, Betty and so spot on for the trigger!

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  21. love all the cards!! very nice and pretty !!

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  22. oh wow hun this is simply stunning,the colors the image,the detail just love it,,bless you for playing at the pixie cottage this week hope too see you again soon love hugs cheryl xxxx

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  23. Great cards, love the rosettes have to have a play with those. Love your Joy card it is just perfect for our challenge this week thank you for sharing with us at Tuesday Taggers xx Zoe

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  24. Awesome cards Betty...love those fan folds. They are so versatile and the purple is divine. Thanks for sharing with us at the Pixie Cottage this week.

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  25. Beautiful cards Betty ! Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge. Sue C x

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  26. WOW!! Betty, these are all just gorgeous!!! I love your different ideas on the sketch and all of the fabby yummy papers you've done!! Love your blog changes too!! HUGS

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  27. Beautiful cards!! Love those folded rosettes! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenge :)

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  28. Wow! You're so creative! Beautiful cards!

    Thanks for joining us at Daring Cardmakers!!

    Sweet greetings, Saskia
    (guest designer)

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  29. Wow this card is very beautiful, the image is very smart!
    Thanks for sharing at The Pixie Cottage!
    hugs
    Sadia

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  30. WOW I love this I love the dimension you have created. Thanks for sharing with us at TCPF. Hugs Pascale

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  31. Wow what a beautiful card! The purple color is wonderful. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the pixie cottage.
    Denise
    PC-DT

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  32. A lovely entry for this weeks challenge at Tuesday Taggers. Thanks for joining us.
    x Michelle

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  33. Very pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

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  34. Each one is even more beautiful than the first ... just lovely!! Thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room this week, Betty :)

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  35. OMG, Betty...you are on a creative roll!!! I love what you have done with the paper medallians and your designs are all gorgeous!!!!

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  36. Love the colours,what elegant cards,just stunning.Thanks for sharing with us at southern girls

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  37. This is a wonderful card x Thanks for joining my challenge at Tuesday Taggers x Janet

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  38. WOW, gorgeous creations! love them all! thanks for playing along at the Shabby Tea Room!

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  39. Three lovely cards!!
    Thanks for joining the Pixie Cottage this week.
    Adrina XX

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  40. Gorgeous cards x
    Thanks for sharing it with us on The Creative cottage challenge blog x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xx

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  41. Wow, such great cards !

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.

    Hugs,

    Jo x

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  42. Hey Betty! What a fun approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! Thanks so much for playing along! :)

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  43. Hi Betty, this is beautiful, I love the centre piece and the verse. Thank you for joining us at The Pixie Cottage this week, good luck in the draw.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  44. wow. that is some serious dsp. love it! Thanks for playing with Stampin' Royalty!

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  45. LOVE the dimension!!!!!!!!!! neat to see what inspired each card. thank you for sharing at the pixie cottage! gorgeous work!

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  46. Beautiful cards and congrats on the Tuesday Trigger Target!!!

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  47. Fabulous card!
    Thanks so much for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

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  48. Congratulations, Betty!! Each one of these is more beautiful than the next. Pure gorgeousness!

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  49. Love the colors. This is beatiful. Thank you for playing with The Pixie Cottage this week.
    Hugs
    Tanya

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  50. they are all beautiful!! thanks for joining us on SD :)

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  51. Congratulations, Betty!
    Your trio of cards is very beautiful!

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  52. Great Ideas!!! love all three..., Congrats!!!

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  53. wow! stunning!!!!! all 3 of them ;) Thanks for joining us this week at If the Shoe fits...SCRAP IT!

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  54. wow! These are so much fun. What a wonderful design and each card is spectacular! Thanks for sharing them with the Pixie Cottage this week.

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  55. Oh wow! These are just gorgeous! I love your colour choice! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Southern Girls this fortnight.
    Alicia xx

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  56. Beautiful card :-) the sentimet and flowers are lovely :-)

    Happy Thanksginving :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Stamp Something Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  57. WOW...these are all beautiful!!
    Thank you for joining us at CPF Challenge this week, hope you can join us again, good luck.

    Hugs Vicky xx

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  58. Beautiful card. I love the sentiment you have chosen. Thank you so much for entering it in the Southern girls favorite color challenge. I hope to see your creations at our next challenge.
    Hugz, xxx
    Michelle

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  59. Beautiful! Thanks for entering the Simple Doodles Challenge - hope you can join us again next time!

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Thanks so much!