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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Irish Piggie on a Pot

Coffee of the Day - Caramel Vanilla Cream

sorry I have been away for a while. have really not been doing well. was hit by some nasty something or another that knocked me for a loop. spent 3+ days running a fever of over 102*. not fun at all. thought I was starting to get a bit better, but was mistaken. boo on that.....

but, on a positive note, I have made a few cards that I will be sharing over the next few days. I wanted to be sure to play along in the monthly progressive challenge at From the Heart. I also used the latest sketch from them for my card. These progressive challenges are always a fun way to get some neat images for free, but have a fun time, too. :)


The papers are from the new Basic Grey Mon Ami collection, dies are Spellbinders, punch for the sentiment is by Jenni Bowlin while the border punch is SU! felt flower is from Michael's.  some faux stitching was added for accent along with a bit of vintage lace and a ticket. I also added homemade enamel dots. these were so easy to make, and you know I use them all the time on my  projects!

thank you so much for stopping by! I'll be back in a day or so. :)
oh yes, thank you also for your encouragement and kind words regarding my previous post about the publishing snafu. y'all are the best! and for those of you who have had similar things happen to you, I am so very sorry.


Challenges:
From the Heart - monthly progressive challenge
i {heart} card sketches - sketch #57
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with a sentiment
Delightful Ch - wearing of the green
Outlawz Twisted Thurs. - anything goes with first day of spring twist
Sassy Studio Designs - Happy St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday Throwdown - stitching (faux)
Inky Impressions - go green
Crafters Cafe - flowers
Fab 'n Funky - animals
Little Red Wagon - truly dimensional (the main image & senti are also adhered with foam tape)
Scrapper's Delight - St. Patrick's Day
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - use any sketch
{pin}spirational - photo inspiration
Papertake Weekly - bingo: lace, punched shapes (sentiment & border), flowers

28 comments:

Sammy said...

Being ill is no good, and I hope you're feeling much better today!
And I simply adore your card. He's such a cute piggy, and the papers are so lovely and colourful! x

Imke said...

Gorgeous card, Jennifer ! Wonderful colors and DP and lovely embellishments. Great take also with the sketch.

Thanks for joining us @ From the Heart Stamps !!

Dot said...

Wonderful card, Jen, pretty papers and funny image. Glad to hear you are feeling better,
hugs Dorte

Penny said...

Jen, your card is an adorable take on the sketch! Love how bright and cheerful it is! Really cute image, great die cuts, love the DP & all your embellies! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Hope you feel better very soon!!!

Sharon said...

What a darling card! Love that little pink pig. And the pattern paper is so pretty. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Use a Sketch' Linky Party at PDE!!!! :)

deesdesigns said...

Absolutely gorgeous - beautifully colored and beautifully embellished. LOVE your handcrafted flower! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at FTHS Sketch Challenge with a Twist! Dee

Amy A said...

Fabulous card! Love the DP's and design details. Thank you for joining us at {Pin}sperational Challenges.

Amy~DT

Intruderlady said...

Beautiful card. Very cute pig.
Thanks for joining our challenge at Sassy Studio Designs.

Kitty
SSD DT

Tracy Penney said...

Too cute. The image is adorable and the colours are bright and cheerful. Thanks for joining us this week over at Little Red Wagon.

Laura Lunsford said...

Adorable card. Sorry to hear you've been sick, I also got that bug 3 times since January! uggh! Thank you so much with sharing your talents with us at Word Art Wednesday and looking forward to seeing more of your creations again next week. Have a blessed week! Laura

Nance E Salkeld said...

So adorable! Love the nontraditional colors for an "irish" type card! Thanks for playing with us at {PIN}spirational Challenges this week!

Nance

Kim Kelley said...

How cute is this! Love the pig and cute sentiment!! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

Kim
SSD DT

Jackie said...

Too cute & that's an adorable image you used! Great sketch & embellies too!!!!

Thanks so much for playing along with us @ Inky Impressions & hope to see you back again next week for our *Spring* challenge!!!

Kelly L said...

What a fun image! Thanks for playing along at Scrapper's Delights Challenge.

kelly x

mypurplehouse said...

Fun Card ~ Great papers and fun die cuts! Thanks for joining the SOTM challenge at From the Heart Stamps AND this weeks sketch challenge! - I hope you are feeling better soon... Lyn

Jackie C said...

Well, isn't this fab! And cute!
Thank you for linking up, Jackie dt PDE

Nadja said...

What a super cute image! I love this little piggy. Thank you for coloring along with us at TCCB.

Nadja DT

vivie said...

too cute!!!!thanks for joining us at inky impression!!

KristyLee said...

Jen,
You said a piggy in a pot, I was scared he was dinner. LOL! So cute, I like him, I like pigs a lot they are so cute to me! Your card is very pretty! So nice!
Peace,
Kristy

Diane Noble said...

Cute cuteness! Thanks so much for joining us in our Word Art Wednesday challenge this week. We love having so many beautiful designs showcased like yours each week. We appreciate your support.
Diane Noble (DT-WAW)

Shirley said...

This is so cute. Love that little piggy and your card. Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

kReN said...

This little piggie is so cute! TFS at {PIN}spirational Challenges this week. kReN,DT

Janis PauseDreamEnjoy said...

Thank you for Linking Up at Pause Dream Enjoy. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
Pause Dream Enjoy Page on Facebook

Zella said...

Adorable!!! Thanks for joining us {PIN}spirational Challenges. Good luck!!
Blessings,
Zella

Pink-Crafty-Devil said...

Lovely card, love the image looks so cute
thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky for our challenge of Animals
Hugs Kelly - DTxxx

Anne Lise Johannessen said...

So cute card :) Thanks for joining us at Scrapper's Delights! Good luck!

Angelique said...

Verry cute
Thank you for joining us at Scrapper's Delights

Huggsss, Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Kathy said...

So pretty! I really love your fun collage-y style. Great combo of bright colors, too. Going to try the enamel dot making here, soon, looks fun. Thanks for joining our Stamp of the Month challenge at FTHS!