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Monday, March 18, 2013

Be Like the Flower

Coffee of the Day - White Chocolate Coconut



Today is a great new challenge over at the Digi Makeover - pastel colors. perfect for the spring flowers, little bunnies, and happy chicks we all seem to be using on our cards at this time of year!


My card is fairly CAS, for me anyhow. I chose to use the Sprout Fairy image along with a sentiment from Create with TLC. papers are from the Basic Grey Kioshi collection, little flower is Prima, and buttons are vintage. her wings are coated in distress stickles. I used my crumb cake marker to add little accent dots around the sentiment banner. a few purple rhinestones were also added for a tiny bit more sparkle! :)

I haven't given up on getting my shops open.... I had asked someone to design a logo for me and am still waiting to hear back from them with photos. a few other details to get through that are taking longer than I anticipated, especially since I can't devote 100% of my time to the computer. but we will get there eventually! :)  I hope all of you like the fun things we have planned for it. some cool little antique goodies, but I'm REALLY gonna have a hard time parting with the fab vintage buttons I've come across!

thank you also to the glorious, kind, supportive comments left by so very many of you! it means so much to me! :)

Challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Alota Rubber Stamps - springtime
By the Cute and Girly - favorite things (Basic Grey and vintage buttons)
Lady Anne's - anything goes
Lia Stampz - Easter or Spring
Oozak - anything goes with spring
Really Reasonable Ribbon - flowers and ribbon
Visible Image - spring
2 Sisters - flowers for spring
Basic Grey - spring is in the air
Di's Digis - Easter or Spring
One Stop Craft - anything goes
Chocolate, Coffee, and Cards - banners
Docerela - pastel colors
QKR - dreaming of spring
Sweet Pea - spring colors

34 comments:

Joan Bardee said...

this is gorgeous! BTW, a reader asked me to pass on good wishes to you. She was unable to comment on your blog because she isn't connected up with google. Hugs!

Ardilla said...

This is beautfiul, Jen!
I am so happy you came back with this fab card...
Hugs,
Ardilla :)

Docerela said...

Such wonderful details on your card. Adorable!

Thank you for joining our pastel color challenge at Docerela Creations.

Catarina

jan farnworth said...

so pretty love it.

Joanne said...

Very sweet card, such lovely soft pastel colors! Really like the image too, very cute! And your banner is perfect for our challenge at CC&CC! Aloha, Joanne.

Rhonda Miller said...

What a pretty card. I just love the sweet fairy.

Creations by Shirl said...

Very pretty Spring card Jennifer.... love the sparkly wings...
Thanks for joining Lia Stampz Challenge.

Cheremane said...

Such a cute image and pastel colours. Thanks for joining us at http://www.visibleimage.blogspot.co.uk x

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Such a beautiful CAS card. I love the colors and your pretty layout. Just perfect! Thank you for playing along at Lia Stampz.
Hugs and more hugs,
Georgia

Chitra Nair said...

Such a pretty card.. Love the pastels..
Thanks for playing along with us at CC&CC...

Dulcinea Silva said...

so cute! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Dulce Silva

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Your card is adorable!! Thanks for participating in our Chocolate,Coffee and Cards challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

~DEANNE~

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super sweet! Great banners! Love the flower! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

Penny said...

Very pretty pastel creation, Jennifer! Love the image, the die cuts, design & colors! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Mian said...

Such a sweet and pretty card-great design!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at QKR Stampede.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Mian
QKR Stampede Design Team Member
http://mianspysselhorna.blogspot.com

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Hi Jennifer,
I lurve the softness and sweet banners. Well done! Thank you for joining us at Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge and wish you luck with the draw.
Hugs,
Asmah
[Lady Anne's Challenges DT Member]
[Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

marion82 said...

lovely card sweetie!! well done!Thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenges!!¦
hugs
xMx

you can visit
http://whenthescraphitsthefun.blogspot.com/
and http://colorinkdigistamps.blogspot.gr/
for my free digis!!

Eret said...

Jen, your card is brilliant in many ways. I love how you used the flower. It's awesome. And I love the placement of the gems too. Gorgeous card!
Hugs,Eret

Tracey said...

Another beautiful card Jennifer (as they all are) :o)
thanks for joining us for Di's Digi Challenge this time & Good Luck!
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, Jennifer - fabulous design! Thanks for joining us Basic Grey Challenges, good luck! Juliexx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A beautiful card and image.

Thanks for joining us at the One Stop Craft Challenge and good luck.

Hugs Sarahxx

Nitasha said...

This is such a sweet project! Love the design of your card! Thank you for joining us at Docerela Creations- DT Member Nitasha

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely card you have made. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “Spring colours” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

Lozzy T said...

Beautiful card, love your design and colours...Thank you for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers this month and hope to see you again..Good Luck
Lozzy x

Judy Rozema said...

Such a sweet image! Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

This is so lovely Jennifer, love the layout and fabulous papers you chose. Hugs and also thanks for playing at Di's Digi Designs this time!!

Emma H said...

So pretty and pastel! Thanks for playing along with Oozak's spring challenge!

Elena said...

it's so cute!

mommyof5kidz said...

Just Gorgeous! Thank you for playing along with us in the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog challenge!

Uta said...

Your card is so beautiful. Thanks for joining us at By the Cute and Girly.
Hugs, Uta

Ana Valéria said...

It's so cute and sweet!

Thank you for joining us over at Docerela Creations - DT Member Ana

Ana
www.corujandoartes.blogspot.com

Kate said...

Beautiful pastel card. Thanks for joining us at By The Cute And Girly this month, hope to see you playing along with the new challenge on Monday.

~Kate~

Heidi said...

Thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's challenges. I love the pastel colors and image you chose.

Hugs,
Heidi K
DT Member for Lady Anne Challenges
Www.crafty-scrapping.blogspot.com

Heidi said...

Such a beautiful card you've created. Thank you for joining us at Lady Anne's challenges.

Hugs,
Heidi
DT Member Lady Anne's Challenges