Sunday, November 7, 2010

It is time for Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!  This week's challenge is to get inspired from the Stamptacular Designer's cards!  Check out the link and take a look at all of the designer's cards and be inspired!   My idea for a source of inspiration is to dig out your stash and use some of those forgotten items.  First of all, I apologize for my less than active blogging this past week.    It has been a busy week.  I was sick last weekend and out of work a couple of days this week.   I started feeling better by week's end.  My dd was in a school play and I attended two of those later in the week.  I am so proud of her and the whole cast.  They performed RUMORS!  I am not exactly sure what my expectations were, but everyone who saw the production was totally blown away.  I am beaming with pride I tell you!  I jokingly mentioned that I needed her to autograph the program to have for when she is! 

For today's card, I played around with some stitches.  This week I had to sew on Boyscout patches for my son.  They need to be accurately placed and somewhat meticulously stitched.  Say What?  Oh, joy!  I actually had fun with the haphazard contrast stitches on this card.  Sort of created a fun stitched up babies blanket with four different patterns of Webster's Pages in my stash.  I am using the sketch from Truly Scrumptious Challenge this week.  I am using a Meljen's Digi Image.  This little babe is too cute!  Isn't he precious?   I feel like I am becoming a digi pro!  All the hearts, stars, swirls, and cloud lining are lined with a sakura clear sparkly gel pen.  Just enough sparkle to create a dreamy slumber!  I added some distressed crunched ribbon.  I added a heart button an a red gem.  I really wanted to have the red touches pop a bit.   I have been cleaning up my craftroom.  I HAVE way too much stuff that I sort of forgot about.  If it is not out in the open it is sort of forgotten.  I totally forgot about the baby bracelet beads in my stash.  I chose not to even string these up, but to add them to the edge of the circle like a little sentiment plate.  I really heart the placement and the finished look.   I rarely do cute, but I think this is two Sunday's in a row that I have done CUTE!  Well, be that alittle VINTAGE CUTE for this one! 

This card is also for a few more challenges!
Meljen's Challenge:  Three different SHAPES!  (square card, circle, rectangle dp cuts)
Incy Wincy:  Anything Goes!
Crazy 4 Challenges(C4C62)!:  Square Cards!
The Pink Elephant:  Color Challenge (Red, Yellow, and Blue)!
Crafty Cardmakers:  Stitching!
City Crafters:  Digi Image!
Scrap Creation:  Favorite Technique...right now is real sewing!
Anything Goes:  Letter B!
Stamps R Us: Buttons & Bows
Southern Girls:  Transport/Travel!
Delightful Challenge:  Stitching!
Purple Frog:  Sparkle (sparkle gel pen)

As always, thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. What an adorable card great idea with the beads

    Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
    Hugs Nikki and the rest of the DT
    Also don't forget to leave some comments on the DT's Blogs to be one of the lucky 3 winners
    you don't have to comment on all but the more you do the better your chances are :) GOOD LUCK!!

  2. Hi Betty
    A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges on this week's challenge,
    hugs Dianne xx

  3. Cute image and I love the little beads spelling out the words.

  4. i just adore this, the colouring on the baby digital stamp is JUST RIGHT, and the papers look so yummy

    good luck in the challenges.

    Sarah-Louise xx
    tiggertastic blog
    (CPF - DT), (CCC - DT) & (BMD - DT)

  5. This is so cute! I love your DP & stitching! Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

  6. You do cute as well as you do elegant, my friend! Everything you create is just pure gold, in my mind. Love that sweet stitched background with the Webster's paper. Adorable digi image, and I love how you used those baby bracelet letters. This is fabulous!

  7. Betty, this is really precious! I love the added beads to your layout!! :) HUGS

  8. How sweet it is! Love the alphabet beads! :)

  9. Such a cute image!! Thanks for joining in this weeks Incy Wincy Challenge. Hugs Shelley xx

  10. I love everything about this card, it is perfect to welcome a little one into the world!

    Thanks for joining us over on Incy Wincy this week.

    Sarah x

  11. What a little sweetie. Love your card. Thanks for joining us at CCM this time.

    Kat x

  12. This is precious! Love the tiny heart in the bow that mimics the hearts in the image!

  13. OMGosh - so precious!! My apologies for not being around - I have missed 3 of your beautiful creations! (I didn't think I was THAT far behind - wow)

  14. Your card is so adorable, Betty! Love the irregular stitching - so fun! Love the colors! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges!

  15. What a very sweet baby card. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls.

  16. This is just adorable.. Your card is perfect with all the wonderful stiching.. Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

  17. this is just the cutest card-and sweet image-what new mom wouldnt love to receive this?

  18. I love the vintage-cuteness and your heart centered ribbon is wonderful, Betty!!

  19. So beautifully done ... lovely card ... thanks for joining in at CCCB

  20. Totally adorable, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

  21. How cute is this baby!!! Love how you have spelled the words at the bottom...Fantastic stitching and BG paper!! Great card Betty!!

  22. This is gorgeous. I love the image.Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Purple Frog. Hugs Pascale

  23. This is a very cute card - wouldn'twe all like to be transported around on a cloud!! thanks for playing with us at Southern girls.

  24. This is just STUNNING!!! You know, when you think of baby cards you normally think of, "oh, that's cute"! Not this one.......this is not only cute, it's just gorgeous.

  25. Super cute card. I love your technique! Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

  26. So precious and sweet! LOVE it! Thank you for joining us at CCCB!

  27. Fabulous card love the image & I so love Websters Pages.
    Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog this week, hope to see you again.

    Hugs Vicky xx

  28. This is adorable I just love the image and the dp used.

    Thanks for joining in with us over on TCPF

    Jayne xx

  29. Oh Betty ... simply adorable! The baby bracelet letters are brilliant! Thanks for sharing this cutie patootie with us at Truly Scrumptious this week :)

  30. What a stunning card!Thanks for sharing it with us at stamps r us.

  31. Awwww... so, so cute! Love the image, your colouring, the layout & those little buttons are adorable.
    Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us!

  32. Travelling by cloud...I wish! LOL! Love your gorgeous card! Thanks for playing at Southern Girls! Viv x

  33. Darling! Love the unique combo of strong colors for your baby card :)

    Thanks for joining us at MelJens this week!
    Sandy, MJ DT
    A colourful world

  34. Gorgeous baby card cute image, love all the letters around the edge of the circle. Thanks for joining us over at Anything Goes. Love Lynne xx

  35. Oh i love this,i love the papers you have used,the colours,stitching and that image is just so darn cute....Fabulous card wow.
    Thanks for joining us at southern girls

  36. Lovely card! The stitching is a lovely addition!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.

  37. Adorable card! Thanks for joining us at Meljen's Designs!

    Dianna, DT Member @ Meljen's Designs

  38. Wow! This is fantastic!! Thanks for joining in our transport/travel challenge at Southern Girls and good luck!
    Alicia xx

  39. This is so adorable. Love the shabby chic look! Thanks for joining us at TPE!

  40. Sweet image and a great way to use the sketch, I love the lettering, I am going off to dig some of mine out, thanks for the prompt!

  41. Adorable mode of transport lol and such a beautiful card! Thanks for joining in this week's challenge at Southern Girls.Have a great week,Julie.x

  42. Congratulations, Betty! You have won the honor of being in our TOP FIVE this week at Meljen's Designs with this awesome creation!

    Be sure to grab your badge and display it proudly on your blog!

    Hope to see you again this week!
    Nicole - MD DTC

  43. This is just gorgeous, a really sweet baby card. Thanks for playing along with us at Southern Girls Challenge.


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