Saturday, September 24, 2011


Happy Saturday!  I have a Verve card  to share today using this week's Mojo Monday Sketch 207.  For my card, I am using Verve's Sunny Days, Swan Song, and Hope Perches Plain Jane stamp sets.   I layered some My Mind's Eye Lost and Found Collection designer papers for each of the panels and the background.  I stitched and ink distressed.  I used the smaller sprig image from the Sunny Days set along with Verve's Leafy Sprigs die.    I layered a couple Spellbinder's petite ovals for the focal image and quote.  I added my bow and a few touches of buttons to finish the card.  I must admit that this sketch was a bit tricky for me.  I had to position the front panel so that my birds and pennants still showed on the skewed panels. 

 This card is also for the Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger Challenge.  I used the same colors, but focused on different values of the shades.  I added buttons, pennant, stitching, and birds along with different patterns and textures.  




As always thanks so much for stopping by!



I am playing along with a few other blog challenges as well!
Addicted to Stamps  stitching Creatalicious -  anything goes Delicious Doodles  Cute as a buttonCrafty Purple Frog  Fall into Fall Crop Stop  Building with BlocksDigi Doodle Shop’s Best Autumn colors (burgandy, browns) Mami Doodles All creatures great & small Penny’s Paper Crafty Challenge Fall Pile It On Colors of fall (burgandy, browns) Stamp with Fun anything goes Ladybug Crafts Ink  animals My Time To Craft L is for LAYERS
Dream Valley Buttons Paper Creations Ink buttons or bows(both) Paper Shelter anything goes Stamp with Fun  anything goes







Paper:  The Paper Company kraft, Flourishes Classic Ivory, MME designer papers
Ink:  Memento Cocoa, Ranger Brushed Cordaroy, antique linen, pumice stone
Accessories:  Sewing machine, sponges, glue dots, foam circles, Spellbinders petite ovals,  dyed seam binding, PTI buttons, memory thread, Verve's Leafy Sprigs die


37 comments:

  1. This sketch threw me for a tail spin LOL! I have pretty well mastered dealing with one skewed panel, but two is a bit much, especially after not stamping much for the past few weeks. So...I will live vicariously through your gorgeous creations :) Fabulous card!

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  2. Wow stunning!! Just love that sketch and the way you have used it!! Those stamps are gorgeous too!

    Hugz,
    xx Tracey xx

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  3. Betty, I just love your card! WOW! I love everything about it! that multi-loop bow is just too gorgeous! and I love the pattern paper you selected. Perfect with the stamped sentiment. It's great! TFS

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  4. Absolutely beautiful Betty! I love the papers and big pretty bow. :)
    Hugs~

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  5. Oh Betty this is gorgeous! If you ever want to share how you make your beautiful bows, I would be extremely happy! I just can't make mine look like that with the seam binding for anything. I can mess around with it for an hour and still it looks awful.

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  6. Your creations inspire me Betty. I love to see what special touches you add to your projects. Thanks you for sharing.

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  7. Such a beautiful creation, glad I got to see it. Thanks for joining us at LCI this week.
    Pinky

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  8. Love your card and the fabulous sketch - those birds are quite elegant. Thanks for sharing your creativity at Pile it On this week.

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  9. WOW! What a beautiful card Betty! I LOVE the sentiment along with the sweet bird! The MME paper is a perfect fit with that sweet image! Happy Fall :)

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  10. WOW! Picture perfect artwork Betty!

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  11. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at CropStop!

    Kathleen
    Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous.Love the bird theme and colours.Thanks for joining us at DDSC.Hope to see you again next challenge :D
    Lisa x

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  13. Beautiful card with lots of stitching !! I like the colours and the vintage look. Thanks for joining us ATS. Christa.

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  14. Wonderful card hun!
    Thanks for joining us in our 'Cute as a button' theme at the Delicious Doodles Challenge, and good luck with the draw!
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  15. Betty, this is beautiful! I love the vintage feel and that bow is amazing! I need to try and CASE your beautiful style. I don't know where to begin though....lol
    I don't even know how to do that bow! Such a rookie eh?

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  16. Very great card - wonderful color and motiv. Thanks for joining stamp with Fun.
    Big hug
    Andrea-Emmi41

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  17. Fantastic card - love the layers and that fantastic bow!! Thanks for playing with us The Paper Shelter.

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  18. Gorgeous!! Love the Dickinson quote in addition to all of the other beautiful details you put into this card. Fantastic work!

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  19. Cute card and details! Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog.

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  20. Gorgeous card! Beautiful details. Thanks for joining us at Paper Creations Ink. Hugs, Julia

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  21. Gorgeous card,great details!
    Thanks for joining us at ATSC,hope to see you again!
    Dodici
    xxx

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  22. Betty... This is absolutely beautiful! I love the layers and the stitching! Your DP is absolutely gorgeous! I also love Mojo Monday Sketches! Beautiful Creations!!! Thank You for joining us at Paper Creations Ink! I hope you have a wonderful week!! Happy Creating! Sara

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  23. What a stunning creation, so much work has gone into it and it shows!

    Thank You for joining us this fortnight with our Cute as a Button challenge over at Delicious Doodles.

    Keryn :)

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  24. Absolutely beautiful! Thank you for joining in our CropStop challenge! Hugs, Rosie

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  25. Such a beautiful card! Absolutely love the bow. Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Time to Craft.
    Diane

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  26. beautifully done betty-love the layout and Inever get tired of your fabulous ribbon treatments

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  27. Beautiful Creation I Love your work and hope to see more of it

    Thanks for Joining us atPaper Creations Ink

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  28. Stunning!! Your cards are always exceptional!

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  29. I love all the elements on this card. Just beautiful. Thanks for joining in on the Crop Stop challenge.

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  30. Hey Betty! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  31. Love the trigger card! So sweet! Great eye for color.


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