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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Ribbon Boy in a Pocket

Coffee of the Day - Toasted Maple Nut

Well I was able to get a bit crafty yesterday, so I do have a card to share with you. don't forget to sign up for  my Pinktober blog candy while you are here. I would hate for you to miss out on some cool goodies! I've also passed 1000 posts this week, so have added another winner to the bunch! :) remember, you do not have to be a follower or post anything on your blog to enter. just promise to make a card to pass along to someone that lets them know you are thinking of them. easy peasy!


The new challenge over at Hope You Can Cling To for today is 'Pocket Full of Hope.' I added a pocket to my card using the Pretty Pocket die from MFT. the cutey image on the tag comes from Whimsy and Stars - 'Ribbon Boy.' I paper pieced the ribbon with Basic Grey Lilykate paper, while the rest of the card was made with Basic Grey Carte Postale papers. faux stitching is done with Inky Antics Sew Many Stitches stamp. card base bg was made with the inside of a padded mailing envelope. buttons, brads, a paper flower, and May Arts ribbons finish the card.


Challenges:
Crafting Cafe - anything goes
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - cut it out
Crafting by Designs - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - cute
Paper Playtime - ribbon and buttons
613 Avenue Create - pile it on
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Quirky Crafts - fave things: Basic Grey, pink, and buttons
Craftitude - anything goes with things that start with 's' (stitching, support ribbon)
4 Krafty Girlz - anything goes
Paper Pretties - embellish

15 comments:

Rhonda Miller said...

What a great card. I love the pocket and the cute tag.

Dot said...

Super pocket card, Jen, love the image,
thinking of you,
hugs Dorte

Dawn Lancaster said...

How sweet! I love the pocket idea!
Thanks for playing at The Crafting Cafe this time!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Sharon said...

Wonderful card!! Love the image and that pocket. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Ribbon/Buttons' challenge at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

Penny said...

This is a wonderfully unique design! Love the pocket! Love the stitching, the sweet tag, and the pretty papers! :^)
Hugs, Penny

KraftyKoolKat said...

Fabulous creation and layout. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Challenges 4 Everybody.

Hugs
Cathy DT member
xxxxx

Edie said...

Love your artsy take on this cute pocket card. Very well constructed. We appreciate you choosing 613 Avenue create to share it with.

Elizabeth Hart said...

Hi - So love this pocket card of yours - fabulous with the image breast cancer symbol.

Bonnie Irvine said...

The pocket with the fabulous stitching and surrounding texture is a fabulous idea. The tag inside is sweet and would be a delight to reveal. Again, thanks for joining our S is for ... Challenge at Craftitude this fortnight. I enjoyed my visit to your blog.

Michelle said...

Such a cute little pocket card. Thanks for joining us for the challenge at The Crafter's Cafe.

*Vicki* said...

Oh my word, look at that cutie pie in the pocket!! Love how you paper pieced the ribbon he's holding! SO SWEET! :)

Janis said...

Thank you for playing at Paper Playtime. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
Paper Playtime Challenge Page on Facebook
Stop by our new linky party blog An Inky Situation and Link Up!
:) Janis
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flossbite said...

Love this. I use pockets alot (great on a canvass too!). Wonderful creation. Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe.
Hugs
Fiona x

perfectly4med said...

Great card - hadn't thought of using pockets on cards!

Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Cafe and good luck.

Neil

Claire said...

A gorgeous card - that pocket die is so clever! I love all the buttons you've added to the card also.

Thanks for playing along at The Crafting Cafe this month, Claire x