Saturday, August 17, 2013

You Are So Special, Birthday Wishes, and a C4C Sketch!




Happy Saturday!   It is time for another Crazy 4 Challenge with the Crazies!   Check out the C4C blog for more challenge details at Crazy 4 Challenges(C4C199).  



This week's challenge is a sketch!






It has definitely been a little crazy around here getting back into a school schedule.  I spent several days decorating, dusting, and organizing my classroom as well as attending some workshops.    When I finally found the time to spend some time in my crafty space, I created a card and totally left off a section of the sketch.  I must have a mental sketch block or something.  I only see the elements I want to see?   LOL!    Anyway, it has taken me til now to get a chance to make another, hence the late post!    

For my first card I am using Verve's Sweet Treats and So Fluttery stamp sets.  I am also using Verve's Banner Bundle, Pennant Trim, Classy Label, and Flutterby dies.  I finished my card using Verve's Stormy Skies Ribbon Collection in Deep Sea.  I am using MME Oxford Lane dp.  I am playing along with JUGS:  Monochromatic Blues!  I used all teals!






  


For my second card which does not follow the sketch exactly, I am using Verve's Up Up & Away  and Circular Sayings stamp sets along with the Pennant Trim die cut with scissors to look more like grass in a meadow with a setting sun on the horizon.  I rarely do many whimsical feeling cards, but I thought I would give it a try.   I finished this card with Verve's Sailing Ribbon Collection in Moss Green.  I also used MME Remarkable dp.  I am playing along with the Curtain Calls Inspiration Challenge: Carnival Craze.



Check out what the rest of the team did with this week's challenge!




As always thanks so much for stopping by! 


Betty


Playing along with a few other blog challenges
The Paper Shelter:  Use Ribbon 
Inspire Me Friday:  Anything Goes 
Cute Card Thursday:  Buttons 
613 Avenue Create: Anything Goes w/opt. real or faux stitching
Bearly-Mine:  Anything Goes


16 comments:

  1. Your balloons are so fun, Betty, and love the grass you added to the scene! Thanks for joining us at The Curtain Call :)

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  2. Both gorgeous creations, love your take on the sketch for the balloons carc

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  3. Both look fabulous! I will have to check out both of those challenges. :)

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  4. Hi, Betty! Both creations are fabulous! Wonderful composition and execution on each! I love the color integration, and on your first card, the mix of patterns give the project it's own unique voice! Very nicely done! Whimsy seems to be a style you can nail...easily! Thanks for dropping these beauties off by our house at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  5. Gorgeous cards Betty!! fabulous design! Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine this week
    hugs
    laney

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  6. Killer use of the blues!! And, as usual - love that bow! Thanks for joining in with JUGS!

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  7. The patterns you have chosen for those fabulous balloon stamps are wonderful!!! Thank you for joining us at Curtain Call's Carnival Craze!

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  8. Wow...as always your card are simply stunning Betty. So much amazing detail and always love that little bit of vintage.

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  9. Love both of your cards equally Betty! You have amazing talent ...I really enjoyed perusing your blog! Thanks for joining us at JUGS this week!

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  10. Betty, I NEED to know how you do your bows, they are always so gorgeous!!

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  11. These are FAB Betty! LOVE the layouts and papers on these!!!!! Hope you are doing great :)

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  12. Both projects are great, Betty. Love your interpretation of the C4C199 sketch. Thanks for sharing your projects and creativity with us at 613 Avenue Create.

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  13. Two amazing cards! Love the dp combo on the Blues card.

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  14. This Card is so beautiful. I love the colors and Organza Ribbon you used and how beautiful that image is and how you colored it. Thank you so much for joining us at Wholesale Ribbon Challenges!

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  15. Gasp! These are SO gorgeous, Betty!

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  16. Betty your cards are amazing! So many gorgeous colors and details! Thanks for playing along at Curtain Call!

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Thanks so much!