Saturday, March 5, 2011

Thinking of You! Viva La Verve Week 2, SCS Inspiration, and MORE!

Happy Saturday!  I have a busy day with my son who is participating in the regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament!  I am so proud of him and the entire team!  The longterm portion of the program was this morning.  This afternoon is the short.  Then, the awards program later today! 

I had to squeeze me a card in just to help with my nerves!  It calms me to play in my craftroom.
I am using the Viva La Verve Week 2 Sketch.  Charmaine is the host this week!  Great sketch, Charmaine!  I did turn it!  Check out the link to find out how to play along with us for a chance at some Verve stamps!

For my card I am using Verve Kind Words!  I just love this flower. I stamped the flower then used my glue pen to add some glitter from Stampendous that is very similar in shade to the color I stamped the flower.  Love how that turned out. 

Since my card is a 5.5 square, for the circle portion I used my grand circles die.  I just love my Grand Calibur for the ease of cutting.  I find myself using it to cut multiple shapes out at one time if I am not using a grand die cut.   Anyway, I layered some My Mind's Eye Gertie papers for this fun card!  I also finished with some of my dyed seam binding, a button, and gold pearls! 

Stamps: Verve's Kind Words
Paper: PTI vintage cream, The Paper Company kraft, MME Gertie dp
Ink: PTI ripe avocado, berry sorbet, camomille
Accessories: Grand Circle nestabilities, dyed seam binding, sewing machine, may arts ruffle edge lace, gold pearls, glue dots, spellbinders, nestabilities, rectangles, stampendous coral glitter, sponges, foam circles

I am playing along with a few blog challenges. 

As always, thanks so much for stopping by!
SCS Inspiration Challenge(IC274) Seed packet by Cath Kidston!
Cute Card Thursday:   Signs of Spring!
ABC Challenge:  P is for Pink
Creative Inspiration:  In the!
Fab 'n Funky:  Spring!
Shelly's Challenge:  Lots of Layers
The Pixie Cottage: Sketch or SPRING!
Everybody Art Challenge;  Spring
Incy Wincy: Spring is in the Air
Alphabet Challenge: R is for Ribbon!



  1. Yes m'am!! Think spring. Gorgeous!! I need to remember to add pearls to buttons instead of twine... love it!!

  2. Oh so gorgeous! Love the bow, that seam binding always gives me fits when I make bows, lol.

  3. This is such a sweet & romantic card! Love that bow out of seambinding! I never can get mine to look so gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at The ABC Challenge this week! Good Luck!

  4. Yikes I SOOOOO LOVE these colors Betty and your ribbon treatment is to die for!!! GORGEOUS!!! Have a wonderful weekend hun!

  5. WOWZER, Betty, this is stunning!! I love those fun papers you've used and all of those perfect embellishments...another masterpiece my friend!! Hugs, Sabrina

  6. How fun! Love the bright colors. I just got all 3 6x6 packs of MME. I can't wait to use them more. They are fabulous. I love your ruffly trim too. :)

  7. Love the pink. Wish I could tie a bow like that!!!!

  8. Wonderful card! Love the papers, colors and ribbon. {{hugs}}

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  10. Hi Betty, What a totally beautiful card!! Love the color of you ribbon. Thanks for sharing it with us at The Pixie Cottage.

  11. I just love the details and the papers you chose!

    Thanks so much for joining our "Lots of Layers" challenge this week at Shelly's Images.

  12. Absolutely beautiful! One of these days I am going to get some seam binding on my cards! Lol!

  13. Gorgeous! Love the spring colors, the pretty flowers, the ribbon treatment... just lovely all around. :o)

  14. WOW, love the pretty flowers, an the ribbon is gorgeous.

    Thanks for joining us at AC.

    Huggies Angel

  15. REALLY beatiful card!! I love the vintage seam binding you used and think it was the perfect touch to set off the pretty papers you used. Gorgeous Spring card!!

    Thanks so much!!
    Michele R.(CA)
    LuvkittysFandF at Gmail dot com
    Butterfly Whispers

  16. Oh what beautiful card.

  17. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.

  18. Lovely Spring card and great use of the sketch!
    Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

  19. Super cute! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!


  20. Just beautiful, Betty! Love all the pink and that scrumptious ribbon!


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